Modern Family: Season 1, Episode 22

Airport 2010 (5 May 2010)

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Gloria's birthday present to Jay of a trip to Hawaii becomes a vacation for the entire family.

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Julie Bowen character Claire Dunphy speaks to her son Luke at the airport as Luke makes a reference to fellow ABC show, Lost (2004), when he says that it would be cool "if the plane flew into a storm and crash landed onto an island like in Lost". Julie Bowen guest starred on Lost as Matthew Fox character Jack Shepard's wife Sarah. See more »

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When Phil and Mitchell are on their way back to the airport, the scenery around them in the car reveal them to be driving in a northwest direction on W Pico Blvd (starting at approximately Manning Ave), which is heading away from LAX. See more »

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Phil Dunphy: If you show enough houses, you learn all the tricks. Every realtor is just a ninja in a blazer. The average burglar breaks in and leaves clues everywhere, but not me. I'm completely clueless.
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25 January 2012 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

For Jay's birthday plans a big surprise for him: a trip to Hawaii! Jay is excited at the possibility of spending some quality time with Gloria at a luxury resort, where they can relax and get cozy. At the airport, while waiting for their flight to Maui, Gloria springs an unexpected surprise for her husband, she has invited the whole family to come along. Jay, who is the one paying for the trip wonders aloud whether the others will be in first class as well. No, Gloria responds, they will be in coach; did he think she was rich, or what?

It is at the airport setting where problems begin to appear. First of all, Mitchell realizes as he gets out of the taxi he forgot his wallet at home. He will have to go back to get it because he does not have proper I.D. to show for the flight. Phil volunteers to drive his brother-in-law home and back. The trip is nerve wracking for both men. To complicate matters, Mitch is a bundle of nerves because of the deadline to be back in time for the flight. Another surprise awaits him, he did not bring the house keys. What to do? Phil, the real estate man, has the solution, he shows Mitchell how to force a window open.

We are shown, in flashbacks how Claire was going frantic trying to get everyone to cooperate in getting things ready. Unknown to her, Haley had been with Dylan in her room. As she is told to come downstairs, she wants Dylan to hide for fear her mother will let her have it. Dylan tries to hide, while Claire sets the alarm and ushers everybody out. Dylan is stuck in the house!

Things at the departure lounge gets a bit out of hand when Luke knocks Jay's E-Book reader, ending his chance of reading the eight Robert Ludlum's novels he downloaded and paid for them. The atmosphere is so tense Jay and Claire end up at the bar drinking. Phil and Mitch make it on time for the flight. It has been a stressful day. Dylan escapes, setting up the house alarm, but Haley reasons the company will check it out. Gloria has another surprise for Jay: they will spend a whole week together on their own.

Another fast paced episode directed by Jason Winer, the genius behind most of the success of the series. Dan O'Shannon and Bill Wrubell wrote the script. One could only hope they had an uneventful trip to Maui.


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