IMDb > "Modern Family" Leap Day (2012)

"Modern Family" Leap Day (2012)

« Prev | 65 of 188 Episodes | Next »

Photos (See all 13 | slideshow)


User Rating:
8.1/10   997 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
Steven Levitan (created by) &
Christopher Lloyd (created by) ...
View company contact information for Leap Day on IMDbPro.
Original Air Date:
29 February 2012 (Season 3, Episode 17)
Claire, Hayley, and Alex's cycles ruin Phil's big Leap Day plans, Mitchell tries to throw an elaborate party for Cameron's "tenth" birthday, and Gloria wants Jay to get in a fight. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Born on the 29th of February See more (1 total) »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Gail Mancuso 
Writing credits
Steven Levitan (created by) &
Christopher Lloyd (created by)

Danny Zuker (written by)

Produced by
Cindy Chupack .... co-executive producer
Paul Corrigan .... executive producer
Abraham Higginbotham .... co-executive producer
Ben Karlin .... consulting producer
Steven Levitan .... executive producer
Christopher Lloyd .... executive producer
Jeffrey Morton .... co-executive producer (as Jeff Morton)
Dan O'Shannon .... executive producer
Jeffrey Richman .... co-executive producer
Chris Smirnoff .... producer
Brad Walsh .... executive producer
Bill Wrubel .... executive producer
Sally Young .... co-producer
Danny Zuker .... executive producer
Original Music by
Gabriel Mann 
Cinematography by
James R. Bagdonas 
Film Editing by
Ryan Case 
Casting by
Jeff Greenberg 
Production Design by
Richard Berg 
Art Direction by
Claire Bennett 
Set Decoration by
Tara Stephenson 
Costume Design by
Alix Friedberg 
Makeup Department
Alyson Black-Barrie .... key hair stylist
Mary Ann Hennings .... key hair stylist
Stephanie L. Massie .... makeup department head
Rhonda O'Neal .... assistant hair stylist
K. Troy Zestos .... department head hair
Production Management
Curt M. Pratt .... production supervisor
Kyle Weber .... post-production supervisor
Sally Young .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Matthew Heffernan .... second second assistant director (as Matthew W. Heffernan)
Helena Lamb .... second assistant director
Alisa Statman .... first assistant director
Art Department
Claire Bennett .... assistant art director
Katie Hampton .... art coordinator
Ike Hassid .... construction foreman
Rick Ladomade .... property master
Michael Voelker .... set decoration buyer
Sound Department
Tim Chilton .... foley artist
Brian Harman .... re-recording mixer (as Brian R. Harman)
Penny Harold .... supervising sound editor
Michael Kalifa .... sound recordist
Dan Lipe .... boom operator
Dean Okrand .... re-recording mixer
Colin Rogers .... foley mixer
Patrick Sexton .... series promo sound re-recording mixer
Stephen Tibbo .... production sound mixer
Stephen Tibbo .... re-recording mixer
Lisa Varetakis .... supervising sound editor
Visual Effects by
Chris Tezber .... visual effects coordinator
Alice Rietveld .... stunt performer
Camera and Electrical Department
Trey Clinesmith .... camera operator
Hugo Cortina .... chief lighting technician
Jeff Hinz .... key grip
Adam Kolkman .... camera utility
Brandon Mastrippolito .... camera operator
Gavin Wynn .... camera utility
Hopper Stone .... still photographer (uncredited)
Casting Department
Allen Hooper .... casting associate
Carla Lewis .... extras casting
Matthew Maisto .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rachel Amondson .... set costumer
Eden Clark Coblenz .... costume supervisor
Cheryl Cravedi .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Russell Lynch .... colorist
Greg Pastore .... dailies transfer
Shaheed Qaasim .... assistant editor
Jude A. Wiley .... dailies operater
Jeff Winston .... on-line editor
Location Management
Matthew B. Chamberlin .... location manager
Desarey Guzman .... key assistant location manager
Music Department
Katie Hampton .... singer
Transportation Department
Mike Paventi .... transportation coordinator
Jack Jay Reece .... driver
Julio Salazar .... production driver
Other crew
Tom Chung .... production accountant
Neal Cornell .... assistant writer
Bianca Douglas .... writers' assistant
Natalie Dvir .... assistant: Steven Levitan
Stephanie Fugleberg .... key set production assistant
Iwona Kanclerz .... script supervisor
Elaine Ko .... executive story editor
Anthony Lombardo .... writers production assistant
Cory Loncar .... production staff
Craig Losben .... assistant: Christopher Lloyd
Meg Marchand .... set production assistant
Clint McCray .... script coordinator
Mike Montiforte .... production staff
Molly O'Haver .... production staff
Sarah Quale .... production coordinator
Daz Reynolds .... production staff
Martha Ross .... production assistant
Michael Seaman .... production staff (as Mike Seaman)
Sonia Seger .... production staff
Chad Smith .... production staff
John Stradling .... production staff
Paul Sutton .... production staff
Mark Zuckerbrow .... production assistant
Charles Breiner .... stand-in (uncredited)
Matthew Plassman .... office production assistant (uncredited)

Series Crew
These people are regular crew members. Were they in this episode?
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Steven Levitan  created by
Christopher Lloyd  created by

Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

22 min
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

The actors that are playing the flying monkeys say the phrase "Hey, hey, we're the monkeys" as Mitch answers the door. This is an obvious reference to the theme song to "The Monkees" (1966), but what makes it strange is that the episode aired the exact same day band member Davy Jones died.See more »
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): The Dutch man in the bar talks with a German accent.See more »
Mitchell Pritchett:All this time I've been trying to figure out what Cam wanted for his birthday, and he'd been telling me all along. He wanted to be ten.See more »
Movie Connections:
References The Wizard of Oz (1939)See more »
Modern Family Main ThemeSee more »


This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
2 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Born on the 29th of February, 12 April 2012
Author: jotix100 from New York

*** This review may contain spoilers ***

This episode deals with a subject not usually seen on television, let alone on a sitcom catering to the family crowd. It has to do with the way Claire begins acting weird, which Phil tells his son is a symptom of a female cycle. To Luke's surprise, it is not only his mother, but his sisters Haley and Alex are afflicted by the same malady, which obviously he cannot fathom, let alone comprehend.

Mitchell is preparing a big party for his partner Cameron. He has hired a party planner that is going to do a celebration on the theme of the ever so gay theme of "The Wizard of Oz". The plans are halted after Cam informs Mitch about the destruction by a tornado of parts of his home town area in Illinois. So everything must be changed in just moments.

Gail Mancuso directed this chapter which was written by Danny Zuker. The other main theme that is developed in the program is how some of us cringe at the mere idea of growing old, which is a fact of life, but few like to deal with it in a mature way. That is basically what is keeping Cam so on edge; he thinks he is really 10, but in reality he is celebrating his 40th birthday!

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (1 total) »

Related Links

Main series Episode guide Full cast and crew
Company credits External reviews IMDb TV section
IMDb Comedy section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.