AIRED ON 2/22/2017
Season 8 : Episode 14
AIRS ON 3/8/2017
Season 8 : Episode 16
Claire accompanies Jay on a business trip, but finds out he may be hiding a big secret. Cam takes Mitchell and Lily to visit his family's farm, but they run into trouble with his conservative grandmother. Phil, Luke and Manny accidentally break Jay's rare Apollo 13 model, and attempt to rebuild it. Haley and Alex compete for a guy's attention.moreless
Phil lands in jail after a ruse to get Luke to sign up for a dance class backfires while planning birthday parties for their two sons, Jay & Gloria worry Manny has unrealistic expectations when it comes to girls. Mitch and Cam get in a heated debate in the midst of booking a wedding venue. Haley lets secrets spill during a driving lesson with Alex.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
Jay, Gloria and Manny challenge each other to try something they've never done before; Mitchell and Cameron may have to part with some prized possessions to help pay for their wedding; Phil and Claire's kids play a joke on their parents.
Jay makes a reservation at a trendy restaurant for the adults in the family. Claire and Phil argue about letting Luke stay home alone. Mitchell and Cameron put on the same outfit. Meanwhile, while babysitting for Lily, Alex insists on reading Little Women, but Lily's got other plans.
Tempers flare when Mitch doubts Cam's Punkin Chunkin story is true, Phil accuses Claire of holding him back, and Jay tries to get Gloria to be honest with Manny. Elsewhere, Haley and Alex dent Claire's car and will stop at nothing to hide it from her.
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 seeing how much Jay's friend, Shorty, and his wife do together, Gloria yearns for Jay to take her salsa dancing. Meanwhile, Cameron takes a bet to pick up a woman in a bar a bit too far. Elsewhere, Phil meets a new friend, while building a treehouse for Luke.
With everyone departing for different destinations over Christmas, the Dunphy-Pritchetts plan an "Express Christmas" to be set up in less than 24 hours, and things get a little out of hand. Phil and Manny purchase the turkey, Claire and Haley shop for gifts, Gloria and Luke retrieve the angel from the attic, Mitch, Lily and Alex are assigned to tree duty, while Jay and Cam wrap the gifts already bought.moreless
Shorty and his wife, Darlene, visit the Pritchetts, but Jay isn't thrilled with the news they've come to share. Meanwhile, Phil and Claire's dinner with Haley takes a surprising turn. Mitchell and Cameron attempt to have a romantic dinner alone without talking about their wedding or Lily, but their evening is filled with lots of awkward silence.moreless
Claire petitions the city to put a stop sign at a high traffic intersection, while Jay and Manny team up to sell wrapping paper for a school fundraiser.
Mitch and Cam plan to announce that they want to adopt another baby, but realize that Lily might not want another baby in the house. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria disagree on how to deal with Manny's theft of a girl's necklace, and Claire deals with her need to always be in the right.moreless
Phil and Luke want to learn how to walk a tightrope, while Claire tries to teach Alex and Haley some life lessons. Meanwhile, Cam starts a juice fast, and Gloria gets annoyed by Jay's attention to their dog.
While Claire considers running for city councilwoman, Cameron and Mitchell are in a hit-and-run accident, and Gloria tries to help Manny and Jay resolve their issues.
Claire gets a job offer from a big hotel chain, but can't tell if Jay wants her to take it or keep working for him. Meanwhile, Phil, Haley and Luke are more interested in Alex's senior "ditch day" than she is; and Manny is dopey from pain killers after having his wisdom teeth pulled, so Gloria seizes the opportunity to get rid of his new girlfriend.moreless
Alex learns she has to share valedictorian honors with a rival, but the tie could be broken by a 1-mile run for a gym grade neither has completed. Meanwhile, Gloria studies for her U.S. citizenship test, but is distracted by a visit from Javier and Mitchell and Cameron join a protest against a restaurant where they actually can't wait to dine.moreless
Jay's birthday comes with a number of interesting gifts, including Phil's high-tech outdoor grill, and Claire and Mitchell's offer to pay back some ancient loans—though they don't think he'll actually accept it. Meanwhile, Gloria teaches Manny and Luke a lesson about drinking and Andy finds himself in an awkward situation when Haley brings her new doctor boyfriend.moreless
The families head to Wyoming for some outdoor adventures.
Phil takes Haley on a college visit, and a lonely Claire goes out with Mitchell and Cameron. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria consider having "the talk" with Manny.
Jay and Phil pick up Lily's hand-me-down princess castle for Joe, but Jay worries that his son is playing with too many girlie things, and Phil is mad that Claire doesn't want him to buy a video-game console. Meanwhile, Mitchell and Cameron babysit Joe and wonder what it would be like to have another child. Gloria helps Haley assert herself at work and Claire tries to get Luke an award at school by bribing the principal.moreless
The family is gathered at Jay's house to celebrate Alex's graduation. During the party, Haley discovers that Andy's sweet-tempered girlfriend has a nasty streak, Cam suspects that Mitch is cheating on him, and Claire tries to give Alex a perfect mother/daughter relationship present.
The Dunphys hatch another amorous adventure as Clive and Juliana for Valentine's Day, but Claire is afraid that Phil might be a little too into her alter ego. Meanwhile, a visit from Gloria's sister, Sonia, could spoil Jay's plans for a romantic evening; and Mitchell and Cameron get into a tricky situation with a friend.moreless
Jay and Gloria's anniversary creates a dilemma when they can't decide what kind of gifts to give. Elsewhere, the Dunphys tag along on Alex's tour of Caltech, but Phil, Luke and Haley get wrapped up in a campus experiment, while Claire tries to convince her to go there and Mitchell, Cameron and Lily pose for a new portrait for their mantel.moreless
Cam asks Jay to sub in on his bowling team for the finals, but doesn't make it clear that it's an all-gay league, which puts Jay in a precarious situation. Meanwhile, Phil and Claire are surprised by how much fun they have at dinner with their neighbors Ronnie and Amber; and Gloria and Mitch set out to prove they are still young and fun by agreeing to a night of clubbing with Haley.moreless
Claire is frustrated when Phil decides to do something different than the usual House of Horrors for Halloween and makes AwesomeLand instead. It doesn't help Claire's mood that the new neighbors are trying to prove that their house is the scariest on the street.
Alex tells her folks she has a boyfriend, but Phil and Claire suspect she made it up because they've put too much pressure on her. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria both have parties that neither of them wants to attend and Mitchell lends a helping hand to a coworker, but his and Cameron's new couch may be a casualty of his altruism.moreless
Joe has developed a rash and may be allergic to Stella, which does not please Jay when Stella has to go away for a while, meanwhile Mitchell helps out at the Closet Factory and Claire finds out what the staff actually think of her.
Claire tackles spring cleaning, while Phil worries that Luke is getting better than he is at just about everything. Elsewhere, Haley tries to get Alex's mind off school by taking her to a music festival; and Gloria and Jay promise to give up their vices of Spanish soap operas and cigars, respectively, but it's easier said than done when Gloria attends Cameron's faculty talent show and Jay goes with Mitchell to pick up Lily at camp.moreless
While editing Mitchell and Cameron's wedding video, Phil discovers he's to blame for a miserable cold that's been plaguing the family. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria advise Manny on how to deal with the stress of high-school football, but Cameron can't decide how much playing time he should get and Mitchell meets his intellectual match in Lily's new friend, Sydney.moreless
Claire's stuck at the airport and her computer is her lifeline when she's trying to contact Haley after a big fight, and the whole family gets involved in the online drama.
The Dunphys move into a hotel while their house is undergoing mold remediation, so Phil tries to put a positive spin on their involuntary bonding experience. Meanwhile, Gloria worries about Manny when he dates an older, popular girl and Cameron is afraid that his team's winning streak could be jinxed by Mitchell.moreless
Phil's long reunion weekend with his old cheerleading friends prompts Claire to lobby for a first-class seat on the flight home, leaving her husband in coach. Meanwhile, Gloria wants Jay to teach Manny how to stand up to a bully in his cooking class and Mitchell, Cameron and Pepper throw a belated baby shower for Sal.moreless
Jay gets jealous when a life-size cutout of Gloria is used to market her hot sauce in grocery stores. Meanwhile, Mitchell and Cameron go the extra mile for good reviews of their rental property, but their new tenants' behavior makes them suspicious; and Phil adjusts to Claire's role as the breadwinner while she runs her closet business.moreless
The whole family ends up in Jay's and Gloria's house during a storm. Phil tries to make up for an embarrassing clown incident. Manny and Claire has an embarrassing moment of their own. Jay tries to make an appointment in a bar. Mitch and Cam are desperately trying to make a good birthday party for Lily and her friends. Haley wonder why Andy is so uninterested of her.moreless
Phil visits Alex at college, which gives Claire a chance to coax the ducks into leaving the nest. Meanwhile, Jay helps Mitchell when Lily has a sleepover with her dance troupe; and Gloria and Cameron are under pressure to meet a deadline for a hot-sauce delivery, and rely on Manny's meticulous planning to pull it off.moreless
Jay and Claire shoot a commercial for Pritchett Closets to counter a rival's splashy ad, but dad and daughter have conflicting creative visions. Meanwhile, Phil, Luke and Manny try to take down a Peeping Tom's drone that's spying on a sunbathing Gloria. Cameron is nervous about Lily's performance in a school talent show and Haley worries about Andy when he's rushed to the hospital with appendicitis.moreless
Phil has a new client whom he tries to hide from his wife because she's attractive, while Claire would rather keep her hot yoga instructor a secret. Elsewhere, Jay becomes preoccupied making a Web show, but is tormented by an Internet troll; and Lily is nervous about learning to ride a bicycle, and her parents aren't exactly the best teachers.moreless
A conversation over a brunch of post-Thanksgiving leftovers at Jay and Gloria's turns to a fantastic house that Phil is helping to sell, but mayhem ensues when everyone decides to sneak in and have some fun on the same day. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria plan a surprise getaway to Miami for the entire Pritchett clan.moreless
Gloria rents a cabin for the whole family to spend Christmas together, but the holiday is marred by bad weather and another guest who's already staying there. Meanwhile, Mitch and Cam hope to atone for their poor caroling performance the previous year; Claire is surprised by Jay's announcement; and Haley and Andy can't hide their feelings for each other.moreless
Alex leaves for college, but gives her parents false information about her move-in day so they can't make a big production out of it. Meanwhile, Luke tries to get out of helping Phil at his open house; and Mitch and Cam feel the stress of being landlords after deciding to rent out their upstairs unit, and the family's excuses for missing Lily's soccer game don't make their lives any easier.moreless
Claire has ideas for closets, but is apprehensive about pitching them to Jay and his creative team. Meanwhile, Phil creates a habitat for ducks while waiting for his eggs to hatch, though no one else shares his enthusiasm; Gloria and Manny help out with each other's crushes; and Cameron becomes overly friendly with the fraternity guys who are renting their upstairs unit.moreless
Gloria's picked for jury duty and can't wait to practice her U.S. citizenship, but Jay isn't too happy to be helping out at Joe's preschool by himself. Meanwhile, Claire's plans for "Bring Your Daughter to Work Day" hit a snag; Phil participates in community service with Luke and Manny's class; and Mitchell and Cameron can't agree on a guest list for their party.moreless
Luke hosts a Halloween party that quickly turns into a nightmare, so the Dunphys come up with a plan to make it a success and rescue his reputation. Meanwhile, Cam confronts his holiday nemesis, but Mitch and Lily try to keep him from going overboard. And Jay plots revenge on an old adversary when he finds out Manny is going to his house for a Halloween party.moreless
Luke gets arrested for driving without a license; Alex is caught sneaking out of a liquor store; Cameron urges Gloria to market her family's hot sauce; Mitchell helps Jay with a video to go with his Titans of Industry award; Haley and Dylan run into Andy and Beth at the movies.moreless
Jay's last refuge and favorite place in the world could be a lost cause when Phil wants to be a member. Meanwhile, Claire doesn't have as much influence on Alex's life choices as she thinks, but Haley is obsessed with what Alex thinks about hers. And Mitchell winds up in the spotlight thanks to Cameron's new play.moreless
A group therapy session with the famous author of a self-help book about uncluttering one's emotional life draws different reactions from the Pritchetts, including Jay, who wants no part of it; while Mitch and Cam try to appear stable by not digging too deep; and Phil and Claire turn it into a competition. Elsewhere, Haley and Alex discuss their problems with the opposite sex.moreless
Haley tries to stop Andy from proposing to Beth, but the attempt does a number on their emotions. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria look at preschools for Joe, and are shocked by how competitive the process can be. Cameron remains supportive of Mitchell's midlife career crisis, though he hatches a plan to get his husband's old job back when they start to run out of money. Alex decides to breakup with Sanjay as the two figure long distance relationships statistically won't work out in their favor.moreless
A brush with death on the way to breakfast has a major impact on the Dunphys, including Claire, who vows to be more carefree; Haley and Alex, who promise not to fight anymore; and Luke, who starts a bucket list. Meanwhile, Manny, who was also along for the ride, says he'll never get in a car again.moreless
Phil is thrilled when he's asked to appear in a real-estate story on a local newscast, and he's even more excited to meet his favorite weatherman, but he may come to regret introducing him to Haley. Meanwhile, Lily tires of her parents' houseguest. And Jay injects some of his personality into Manny's video interview for a college application.moreless
Phil summons his alter ego, Clive Bixby, for Valentine's Day when he worries that the romantic fire in his marriage has gone out. Meanwhile, Gloria is irked by Jay's apparent favoritism when it comes to Joe's improper gifts and Manny's dating insecurity. Cam and Mitch urge Lily, Haley and gal pal Sal to stand up to the men in their lives. Alex learns she has a secret admirer.moreless
Haley plans a girls' day out for Rainer Shine's teenage daughter. Meanwhile, Luke gets into an awkward situation with a widow at the club and unknowingly helps Jay with his petition. And Gloria, Phil and Cam swear a secret oath to keep incriminating personal information hidden from their spouses.
The adults take Haley out to the bars to celebrate her 21st birthday. But when Claire concedes that Haley is now an adult and they can be fully friends with no judgement or parental rules, Haley announces her plans to get a birthday tattoo. Back at the house, Lily is asking where babies come from, causing Alex, Luke, and Manny to bicker about whether Lily is old enough for the truth.moreless
Luke and Manny go head-to-head in a race to be class president, but the campaign might be more of a battle between their parents. Meanwhile, Phil introduces Haley to a marketing genius to help with her promotion business. And Cam goes to extremes to keep his best football player from leaving the school.moreless
In the Season 8 premiere, the Pritchett clan gather for Father's Day after the three families return from separate adventures: Claire, Phil and the kids in New York; Mitch, Cam and Lily in the Midwest; and Jay, Gloria and the boys in Mexico.
Cam tries to make amends for his Thanksgiving disaster by cooking a New Year's Day feast for the family, but when this event also goes downhill, the white knight summoned by Mitch turns out to be his husband's ex-boyfriend. Meanwhile, Phil is thrown for a loop when his father's new girlfriend is his childhood babysitter; and Jay and Gloria discuss Joe's future in case something happens to one or both of them.moreless
A fancy holiday gala at school finds Manny and Luke trying to avoid a disastrous outcome thanks to a texting mistake. Eager to pitch in, Claire, Gloria, Mitchell and Cameron volunteer to help at the dance and get involved in the night's shenanigans, including Claire and Gloria trying to set up a single mom with the principal, while Mitchell takes an interest in the school bully.moreless
Haley convinces her mom to let Dylan move in, on a temporary basis, with her dad's help, but Phil has second thoughts when he sees just what living together means. Meanwhile, Mitchell gets a consulting job with Jay's biggest rival; and Manny has a girl problem at school, but Gloria and Cameron are at odds over how he should handle it.moreless
A new family moves in across the street from the Pritchetts and Jay wants to make a good impression. Meanwhile, Manny hopes his deeds will catch the attention of a pretty teenage radical; the Dunphys try to look on the bright side of Alex's bout with mono; and Mitch and Cam are shocked to overhear Lily disrespect a new friend.moreless
Claire preps for Closet-Con but has a strong suspicion there's a spy in the company. Meanwhile, Jay tries to show Joe how to work with his hands; Phil and Gloria are certain that Auntie Alice stole her hot sauce recipe; and Luke and Manny get advice on finding prom dates from Mitchell and Cameron, respectively.moreless
Manny and Luke babysit Lily so the adults in the family can have some fun, which includes Phil and Mitchell seeing a movie, Claire and Gloria going to a spa, and Jay and Cameron hitting a sports bar to watch a big fight, but Claire suspects the boys are going to throw a party.moreless
Dede's getting remarried, and Manny persuades everyone to take the train to the wedding. During the trip, Claire and Mitchell try to come up with a toast. Phil and Cameron are beyond thrilled that a beloved writer is also a passenger. Luke and Manny look for pretty girls and Alex gets lost in the romance of riding the rails.moreless
Claire finds a stray dog and tries to hide it from Phil while she searches for its owner, but he misreads her evasiveness and pays more attention to her than ever before. Meanwhile, Jay can't admit he was wrong about a new couple and Cameron finds new tenants for the upstairs apartment in a Christian rock band.moreless
Phil and Claire take an impulsive trip to Paris even though they're both suffering from extreme fatigue. Meanwhile, Mitchell tries to maintain his sanity during a visit from Cameron's sister, whose husband just left her. Jay's bathroom renovation doesn't make life any easier for Gloria, Manny and Joe. Haley and Andy go on a bender.moreless
Cameron's Thanksgiving feast promises to be one for the ages, but Phil worries about Haley missing out on a cherished family tradition when she'd rather spend time with her new boyfriend, Rainer Shine. Meanwhile, Jay tries to keep his stress level low; Gloria teaches Joe how to be kind to animals. And Alex and Dwight strike up a friendship, much to Cameron's dismay.moreless
Jay and his ex-wife, Dede, meet at a family wedding where she was not expected. Claire and Mitch try to keep them apart, expecting there to be a scene otherwise, but they all four wind up sitting at the same table together, and it turns out to be a wonderful meeting in which Jay and his ex reconnect as friends. Meantime, Cam gets upset over a mother in the seats in front of him at Lily's dance rehearsal and goes ballistic (in true "Cam" fashion). Luke and Manny try to endure the embarrassing actions of their parents on a college tour.moreless
Joe's fussy phase prevents Jay and Gloria from getting any sleep, so they both bend their parental rules to devise secret ways of napping. Meanwhile, Claire's balance of life and work is so flawless and easy that her family is getting suspicious; and Mitchell and Cameron are poorly treated at their friends' wedding and wonder what they did to deserve it.moreless
Cam goes to the hospital with a head injury, but is leery of having an MRI due to a childhood incident in a well on the family farm. Meanwhile, Phil and Jay's real-estate investment may not turn out to be the dream scenario Phil hoped it would be. Gloria's birthday gift for Claire rubs her employees the wrong way, especially after there are budget cuts at the closet company. Manny helps Haley prepare for Comic-Con with a quick refresher course on Game of Thrones. Alex's efforts to be more popular with her co-workers soon backfire when she gets a promotion.moreless
Claire wages war on clutter when she decides to get her house in order before taking over Jay's closet business, but Phil and Luke are afraid to throw anything out, and Alex gets emotional after finding Sanjay's sweatshirt. Meanwhile, Jay embraces his retirement with a high-flying hobby; and Gloria convinces Mitchell to teach her how to play golf so she can spend more time with Jay.moreless
Clair and Phil make dinner plans with a couple they met on vacation whose only flaw is never offering to pay the bill. Meanwhile, Jay's irked by Gloria's idea to get together with a family with whom they seemingly have a lot in common; and Mitchell surprises Haley, Alex and Luke by cashing in a birthday coupon for a belated celebration, which turns into a tour of celebrity homes.moreless
Phil eyes a property he's always had a desire to develop and wants Jay to be a co-investor. Meanwhile, Claire's fondness for a TV chef leads to a new love of cooking Sunday dinners. Mitch and Cam try to teach Lily the value of hard work. Jay feels left out when Gloria hires a coach for Joe who doubles as a handyman.moreless
In the Season 7 finale, Claire needs to fire an employee but has a hard time finding the right moment to do it. Meanwhile, Phil believes he caught Luke in a compromising position; Jay mulls going back to work; Cameron's summer job in Kansas City complicates spending time with Lily; and Alex is home for the summer, though no one seems to notice.moreless
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