Modern Family

Come Fly with Me

Season 1, Ep 3, Aired 10/7/09
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  • Episode Description
  • Phil pushes Jay to go out with him and fly his new model plane. While Manny takes time out to play with Luke, Gloria accompanies Alex in shopping for a dress. Mitchell and Cameron goes shopping at Costco, but Mitchell feels that he is too good to shop there. Later on, Manny ends up having a heart-to-heart talk with his sister Claire.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Ed O'Neill

    Jay Pritchett

  • Julie Bowen

    Claire Dunphy

  • Ty Burrell

    Phil Dunphy

  • Sofia Vergara

    Gloria Delgado-Pritchett

  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson

    Mitchell Pritchett

  • Fan Reviews (7)
  • Even better than second episode

    By modernfamily12, Oct 22, 2012

  • Funny. Funny. Funny.

    By modernfamily120, Jan 27, 2012

  • Jay and Phill fly an airplane, Manny and Claire talk and Cameron and Mitchell go to Costco

    By Lostindharma, Dec 16, 2011

  • Come fly with me

    By thefanof, Apr 17, 2010

  • More like the pilot, very funny.

    By JaCkKbAuEr2424, Oct 08, 2009

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (14)

    • Alex: (to Gloria) I'm not pretty like Haley and you. Gloria: That's ridiculous! You're beautiful! Alex: I'm not. But that's okay. I'm the smart one. Gloria: Hmm... the cute busboy doesn't know that you're smart. Alex: What?! Gloria: He's been smiling at you every time he comes to the table. Alex: He does not! Gloria: Why do you think we are the only people with bread?

    • Gloria: I always wanted a daughter, to dress her up in pretty dresses, do her hair, her nails, her make up (laughs). No one knows this but for the first year of his life, I made up Manny like a girl and told everybody that he was my daughter (laughs). Ah, but just for a few times, I didn't want to mess with his head. When he found the pictures I told him it was his twin sister who died (Jay looks shocked).

    • Manny: Those cookies smell like heaven. Your own recipe? Claire: No, I just throw 'em in the oven. Manny: And added the secret ingredient of caring? Claire: Sure. So, you and Luke having a good time? Manny: I don't know. He won't come out of his box. Maybe I'll just stay here and spend some time with my sister. Claire: Oh, right, I guess technically I would be your stepsister. Manny: My mother says we are never to use the word "step" because it means "not real." And we are a real family. (Pauses) So, what is the matter Claire? Claire: What? Manny: You seem sad. Claire: It's just…stuff with Alex. You know, kids stuff. Manny: Ugh, kids, you don't have to tell me. My school is full of them.

    • Cameron: (Returning with quantity-sized products) Oh, hey. I got the toothpaste and the soap. Mitchell: Well, good. Now we can open that general store. I thought we were just here to get diapers. Cameron: We had a saying on the farm, as long as you're brining the mule to the market, you-- (Mitchell rolls his eyes) I feel you rolling your eyes at me.

    • Gloria: Alex, why don't you come shopping with me? Maybe I can help you find something that you like. Claire: That's a really nice offer, but that's not really her thing. Alex: Actually, I'd love to go. See, you don't know what my thing is. You have no idea what my thing is. Claire: I know what your thing is. Your thing is to provoke, just like your sister's thing is to never come out of her room, and your brother's thing (Notices Luke outside without his pants on) uh, well there's your brother's thing. (To Luke from the window) Luke, put 'em on!

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    Notes (2)

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: October 7, 2009 on Citytv
      United Kingdom: October 29, 2009 on Sky1/Sky1 HD
      Czech Republic: April 28, 2010 on HBO Comedy
      Sweden: April 30, 2010 on TV4
      Australia: June 1, 2010 on Channel Ten
      Latin America: August 24, 2010 on FOX
      India: November 10, 2010 on Star World
      Finland: April 21, 2011 on MTV3
      Slovakia: January 19, 2013 on JOJ Plus

    • The title of this episode was originally "Changes."

    Trivia (1)

    • Continuity error: When Alex and Gloria are at lunch discussing what Gloria usually does with her girlfriends, she's gesturing with a piece of bread with the corner torn off. But when the camera angle changes the bread slice is whole.

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