Claire feels like a loser when she catches up with an old friend from work, Jay and Cameron have an unpleasant "encounter" in a locker room, and Mitchell tries to give legal advice to Gloria after she has a wreck.



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Claire feels slightly inadequate when her old friend, Valerie, visits and is nothing like Claire remembered. Meanwhile Jay has an unsettling locker room moment when he and Cameron go play racquetball, and Mitchell tries to help Gloria with some legal problems. Written by ABC Publicity

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Comedy | Romance





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3 February 2010 (USA)  »

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Mitchell Pritchett: Hey, Dad. Uh, did you know that the accident was Gloria's fault?
Jay Pritchett: Yes. I mean, I wasn't there, but she's a horrible driver. If she hit ten cars, I wouldn't be surprised.
Mitchell Pritchett: If you knew that it was her fault, why did you get me involved?
Jay Pritchett: Because someone has to tell her she's in the wrong, and better you than me.
Mitchell Pritchett: That's great. Here I am thinking that my dad actually respects me as a lawyer, and really you're just throwing me to the wolves.
Jay Pritchett: Can't it be both?
Mitchell Pritchett: Okay. Dad, it... it doesn't bother you in ...
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Best episode yet!
20 May 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am currently watching Season 1 of Modern Family and I just saw this episode. I missed most of the episodes so far so I am watching them a little late. I have been loving the show, but it's only had a few laugh out loud moments. After this episode, I have regained my full confidence in this series and its characters.

I have to say, this was possibly the funniest thing I have ever seen. With Claire's friend going to the house, and with Jay and Cameron at the gym, I was laughing out loud for at least 5 full minutes. Terrific episode, of a terrific show. I will continue to watch this show, as it is #1 on my current favorite TV Show list.

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