In the Season 4 premiere, Ty Burrell stops by and craft-services worker Fabrice Fabrice performs spoken-word poetry.
Claire and Phil have Alex spy on Haley when she doesn't want her family to know about her photography exhibit, while they spy on Luke and Manny, who are both out spending time with a suspicious friend. Gloria thinks Jay had a dream about another woman, but he thinks she's mad about something else he did, and tries to keep it a secret. Mitchell has to hide a secret of his own from Cam, who, if he knew, would surely blab to everyone, which Cam does when he eventually finds out the secret.moreless
After Proposition 8 is overturned, Cam and Mitch enlist certain family members to help them with their own separate, special proposal. Gloria fears separation anxiety when Manny is off to Columbia for the summer. Phil and Claire attempt to align the three kids' summer plans so that they will have a week of kid-free time for themselves.moreless