It could not be more perfect that Phil's birthday and the release date of a hot new product coincide, and he wants nothing so much as to be one of the first people to get one; this is Claire's mission. Meanwhile, before coming to Phil's party, Mitchell is preoccupied with a new found desire to toughen up, Cameron gets himself involved in a neighbor's marital problems, and it's Jay against Gloria and Manny in chess. Written by
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Jay teaches Mitchell how to fight by introducing him to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, claiming he learned it from the legendary Gracie family. In real life, Ed O'Neill
has trained for many years in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Rorion Gracie
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Cameraman is visible following Black Phil into the birthday party at the batting cages. See more
I'm gonna teach Manny how to play.
Manny knows how to play. His father taught him.
I'm gonna teach him the real version, not the Colombian version. We use the pieces to play the game, not smuggle stuff out of the country.
I know one Colombian piece you won't be playing with later.
References West Side Story
Modern Family Main Theme
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