Modern Family
Season 3

s03e01 / Dude Ranch

22nd Sep '11 - 1:00am
Dude Ranch

Our favorite family decide to don their cow boots and hats and head to Jackson Hole, Wyoming for some fun and adventure in the great outdoors. While vacationing on Lost Creek Ranch, they try their hands at a little cattle herding, skeet shooting and horseback riding; there are also some big firsts, a huge surprise and an actual face off between Jay and a foe - a cowboy named Hank!

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s03e02 / When Good Kids Go Bad

22nd Sep '11 - 1:30am
When Good Kids Go Bad

Mitchell and Cameron plan an evening with the whole family to break the happy news that they're attempting to adopt another child. However, things go wrong when they realize Lily may not approve. Claire and Jay are each focused with proving a point.

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s03e03 / Phil on Wire

29th Sep '11 - 1:00am
Phil on Wire

The growing bond between man, Jay, and dog, Stella, is grating on Gloria's nerves; Phil and Luke embark on a new adventure involving a tightrope, but it's Claire with the missteps, as she tries to teach the girls a life lesson; and Cameron chooses the most inopportune time to start a juice fast.

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s03e04 / Door to Door

6th Oct '11 - 1:00am
Door to Door

Everyone sets their eyes on a goal: Jay is determined to help Manny sell wrapping paper for a school fundraiser; Claire petitions the city for a stop sign to be installed at a high-traffic intersection; Mitchell is hell bent on proving a point with Cameron, and neither one of them will back down; Phil and Luke will stop at nothing to create a viral video sensation; and Gloria is desperate to find Stella after losing him.

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s03e05 / Hit and Run

13th Oct '11 - 1:00am
Hit and Run

Jay is frustrated at work, Manny is stressed out about school work, Gloria would like to help but no one seems to want it. Phil and Claire run into Councilman Duane Bailey again, who is out campaigning for his second run, and he's just as irritating as they remembered - so much so that Claire may give him a run for his money. Mitch and Cam get into a fender bender and the other car flees, which becomes the tipping point for all the men in the family who decides to take out their frustrations on the kid giving Haley problem.

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s03e06 / Go Bullfrogs!

20th Oct '11 - 1:00am
Go Bullfrogs!

It's father-daughter time, as Phil takes Haley on a college tour of his old alma mater, and Claire, having a rare night alone, forces Mitchell and Cameron to take her for a fun night out with the boys - but ends up alone with one particular man candy who is anything but gay. Meanwhile, Gloria and Jay deal with a potential situation at home that may require having "the talk" with Manny.

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s03e07 / Treehouse

3rd Nov '11 - 1:00am

Hanging out with Shorty and his girlfriend, Darlene, makes Gloria envious of how much those two do as a couple, so she gives Jay an ultimatum to step it up for a night of salsa dancing or else. Meanwhile, Cameron take a bet a little too far when Mitchell and Crispin challenge him to get a hot girl's number at the bar, and Phil builds a tree house for Luke, but ends up being the one to make a new friend.

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s03e08 / After the Fire

17th Nov '11 - 2:00am
After the Fire

After a neighbor's home burns down, the whole family rallies and organizes a community drive to help do some good - though it's not all good, as Jay throws out his back, Cameron does some posturing with a huge moving truck, Claire discovers that Mitchell and Gloria have been spending a lot of time together, and Luke and Manny get their hands on some of the donated toys.

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s03e09 / Punkin Chunkin

24th Nov '11 - 2:00am
Punkin Chunkin

When an old neighborhood kid returns to town as a hugely successful internet billionaire, it gets Phil thinking of what could have been. Jay feels Manny could use a little dose of constructive criticism, and Cameron is offended when Mitchell questions the authenticity of his colorful childhood stories.

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s03e10 / Express Christmas

8th Dec '11 - 2:00am
Express Christmas

The family is gathered at Jay and Gloria\'s pool on a sunny December day, and that\'s where they realize that everyone will be scattered this coming Christmas, so if they want to celebrate together, then it will have to be today!

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s03e11 / Lifetime Supply

5th Jan '12 - 2:00am
Lifetime Supply

Javier pops up unannounced again and takes Manny to the horse races for a belated birthday celebration, and a subtle competition ensues when Mitchell brings home an environmental law award and it becomes a game of who has the bigger trophy.

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s03e12 / Egg Drop

12th Jan '12 - 2:00am
Egg Drop

Luke and Manny have a big school project to design the best capsule that would protect an egg in a two-story drop, but when Claire and Jay catch wind of it, their own competitive drives kick in... and eventually take over.

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s03e13 / Little Bo Bleep

19th Jan '12 - 2:00am
Little Bo Bleep

The family helps Claire prepare for her upcoming televised debate with Duane Bailey for the town council seat, but will they do more harm than good? Lily is going to be a precious flower girl for the first time, but the problem is she\'s just discovered her first expletive and Mitch and Cam don\'t know how best to deal with this new parenting test.

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s03e14 / Me? Jealous?

9th Feb '12 - 2:00am
Me? Jealous?

Phil is so preoccupied with impressing his new business partner, Tad, that he doesn't notice what Claire believes is Tad being overtly inappropriate with her. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria let Mitchell and Cameron stay over while their house is fumigated, and it turns out four is a crowd.

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s03e15 / Aunt Mommy

16th Feb '12 - 2:00am
Aunt Mommy

After closing on the sale of a house to Mitch and Cam\'s friends, Phil and Claire take the two of them out for a celebratory dinner where they proceed to over-indulge in drinks, which leads to some over-sharing, and finally results in waking up the next morning hung over and begging the question - if you\'ll do anything for family, shouldn\'t there still be a line drawn somewhere?

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s03e16 / Virgin Territory

23rd Feb '12 - 2:00am
Virgin Territory

It's a day of disturbing realizations when Mitchell manages to ruin one of Jay's proudest golf moments, Phil overhears something that may forever change how he sees his little girl, and Gloria stumbles upon Claire's dangerous little secret.

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s03e17 / Leap Day

1st Mar '12 - 2:00am
Leap Day

Cameron's birthday falls on Leap Day, and with opportunities to celebrate so few and far between, the pressure for Mitchell to get it right is exceptional. Meanwhile, Jay's machismo is in question, and Phil's plans to observe the Leap Day holiday with the boys is thwarted by the girls.

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s03e18 / Send Out the Clowns

15th Mar '12 - 1:00am
Send Out the Clowns

The funeral service for a beloved clown mentor reunites Cameron with his estranged ex-clown partner, Lewis (Bobby Cannavale); Phil is serious about landing a very important listing, only to get trumped by a notorious bulldozer of an agent, Verna Roth (Ellen Barkin); and Manny has a cool new friend, which makes both Jay and Gloria suspicious.

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s03e19 / Election Day

12th Apr '12 - 1:00am
Election Day

Election day has arrived, and the whole family comes together for some last minute campaigning. Mitch and Cam hit the town in a 'Vote for Claire' van, with the Dunphy house turning into a giant phone bank for soliciting votes. For her part, Claire does some TV and radio interviews, only to fall victim to technical problems.

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s03e20 / The Last Walt

19th Apr '12 - 1:00am
The Last Walt

Claire delicately helps Luke cope with the fact that his friend and their old neighbor, Walt, has passed. Phil takes Alex for some father-daughter bonding time, and Haley throws an unauthorized party. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria go over to Mitch and Cam's to have dinner with Cam's father, Merle, who is in town visiting - and awkwardness and tension seem to be the rule of the night.

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s03e21 / Planes, Trains and Cars

3rd May '12 - 1:00am
Planes, Trains and Cars

Phil buys a new car without Claire's approval, landing him in the marital doghouse. Meanwhile, Jay drags Gloria and Manny to his high school reunion, and Lily loses her favorite stuffed animal on the metro train, sending Mitch and Cam into panic mode.

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s03e22 / Disneyland

10th May '12 - 1:00am

Nothing is more quintessential to good ol' family fun than a trip to Disneyland - but not without a side of motion sickness, achy feet and a wayward toddler - when the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan hits the park! Phil tries to keep up with Luke, Claire's shocked when they run into Dylan, Jay and Gloria disagree about what are sensible shoes for the day, and Mitch and Cam must contain Lily's new affinity for running.

17844 have watched this episode

s03e23 / Tableau Vivant

17th May '12 - 1:00am
Tableau Vivant

It seems everyone has a bone to pick: Jay and Gloria get on each other's nerves while trying to simply order lunch at their local diner; Phil is put in the position of having to fire Mitchell; Cam and Claire have opposing theories on how to discipline children; and Manny is upset with Luke for accepting an award under false pretenses - all of which spells trouble for Alex who is counting on them to all work together for a "living art" school project display.

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s03e24 / Baby on Board

24th May '12 - 1:00am
Baby on Board

It's been an up-and-down emotional roller coaster for Mitch and Cam in their quest to adopt another child. Their latest ride has them bringing Gloria in tow as a translator, leaving Jay and Manny to look after Lily, who has a big dance recital coming up. Meanwhile Claire and Phil have a proud parenting moment when they send Alex off to her first prom, but then that is quickly marred with Haley's shocking news of her future plans.

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