10 April 2013 10:47 PM, PDT | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

Most of the time flattery can get you pretty far; that is, unless you take it to a creepy/obsessive level, as evidenced on this week's Modern Family. "

Flip Flop" showcased the underused Haley Dunphy putting her skills to work to help reel in a prospective buyer for the flipped house.

That's right, Cam and Claire's project is finally finished! 

The completed product, while well done, was kind of lost in this tanked economy. In the face of a frustrating market Phil tried to keep everyone positive, as he always does, and Mitchell bit his tongue to keep from screaming "I told you so!" in Cam's face.

Mitchell wouldn't be satisfied without saying anything so he slipped in a good throwback reference to Gosford Park. More people probably would've gotten the joke had he'd gone with Downton Abbey, but you have to respect the writers for trying to vary things up. »

- leigh.raines@gmail.com (Leigh Raines)

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