Modern Family: Season 5, Episode 12

Under Pressure (15 Jan. 2014)

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The parents go to open house at school, Alex goes see a therapist, Manny and Luke have a double date with twins, and Mitchell doesn't feel like he's "green" enough after speaking to his neighbor.


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The high school open house puts the parents in a bit of a time warp when Claire finds herself stressed out by all the pressure, Gloria encounters a "mean girl" mom and Jay teaches Phil how to play a little hookie. Elsewhere, Mitchell gets defensive when he encounters his judgemental, environmentalist neighbor and Alex goes to see a therapist. Written by Bjornib

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The football game Jay and Phil watch is actually a Canadian Football League game between the Toronto Argonauts and the Montreal Alouettes. See more »


Manny Delgado: It's Junior Congress. Only one child per school gets to attend. I think I can really make a difference.
Jay Pritchett: Regular Congress can't even make a difference.
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26 August 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

That was so funny when she was playing dodge ball against that gossip-school mom XDXDXDXDXD! Gloria was so hilarious in this episode! This was a great episode! So funny! It was hilarious! It really was! So, very funny! Watch this episode right exactly now! Please watch it. Okay so I have to fill up the rest of the lines. Oh it was also funny when Phil got caught with Jay's alcohol and how Gloria and that other mom were giving food to the head of school and competing with each other and again the dodgeball scene with them fighting was so hilarious! Like it seriously was! XDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDXDD Watch it! It is laugh out loud hilarious! XDXDXDXDXDXDXDXD Please watch it right now I don't care what you're doing just watch it please like right now also I love cats and dogs and penguins they're so cute sorry just trying to fill up the lines on this review of this fantastic Modern Family episode.

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