Modern Family

Season 1 Episode 20


Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Apr 14, 2010 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • Goof: At the end of the episode, when Jay is reading the newspaper as he's talking to Gloria, the newspaper he's reading flips in between camera shots.

  • Quotes

    • Mitchell: It's Cameron's turn to be out in the world interacting with other grown-ups while I get to stay at home and plot the death of Dora the Explorer. (mumbling) Fill her backpack with bricks, and throw her into Candycane River...

  • Notes

    • Original International Air Dates:
      Canada: April 14, 2010 on Citytv
      United Kingdom: May 13, 2010 on Sky1/Sky1 HD
      Czech Republic: June 8, 2010 on HBO Comedy
      Latin America: October 19, 2010 on FOX
      Sweden: December 10, 2010 on TV4
      Finland: August 18, 2011 on MTV3
      Slovakia: March 17, 2013 on JOJ Plus

  • Allusions

    • Jay Pritchett initially does not let Phil coach the basketball team, saying that he used to coach football. Ed O'Neill, who plays Jay, played a hard-core pee-wee football coach in Little Giants (1994).