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Three Dinners 

Phil and Claire take Hayley to dinner to discuss her future, Shorty tells Jay that he and his wife are moving to Costa Rica, and Mitchell and Cam unknowingly interrupt a couple's surprise engagement dinner.

Director:

Steven Levitan

Writers:

Christopher Lloyd (created by), Steven Levitan (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ed O'Neill ... Jay Pritchett
Sofía Vergara ... Gloria Delgado-Pritchett
Julie Bowen ... Claire Dunphy
Ty Burrell ... Phil Dunphy
Jesse Tyler Ferguson ... Mitchell Pritchett
Eric Stonestreet ... Cameron Tucker
Sarah Hyland ... Haley Dunphy
Ariel Winter ... Alex Dunphy (credit only)
Nolan Gould ... Luke Dunphy (credit only)
Rico Rodriguez ... Manny Delgado
Aubrey Anderson-Emmons ... Lily Tucker-Pritchett (credit only)
Chazz Palminteri ... Shorty
Jennifer Tilly ... Darlene
Eddie McClintock ... Brandon
Leslie Grossman ... Katie
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Storyline

Phil and Claire take Haley out to dinner to discuss her future, but Haley manages to turn the tables. Elsewhere, Jay's friend Shorty and wife Darlene are back visiting, and they have some news that doesn't sit well with Jay. And, Mitch and Cam decide to have a nice, romantic dinner date where they don't talk about the wedding or about Lily, which then leads to a lot of awkward silences. Written by Bjornib

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

22 January 2014 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Chazz Palminteri and Jennifer Tilly worked together in Woody Allen's Bullets Over Broadway (1994) in which they both received Oscar nominations for their performances. See more »

Goofs

This episode begins with Phil and Claire at a restaurant with Haley, ordering 3 mojitos, but as we later find out in the 'Modern Family' universe, Haley isn't yet at this point of legal drinking age. A fact that her parents would surely have known. See more »

Quotes

Gloria Delgado-Pritchett: You act all tough, but I bet you're the most sensitive person in this house.
Jay Pritchett: Pfft!
Gloria Delgado-Pritchett: This is what you do! Every time I strike a nerve, you reject it and "pfft!" all over it.
Jay Pritchett: You just discovered the one thing you can't make sexy.
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Connections

References Titanic (1997) See more »

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Modern Family Main Theme
Written by Gabriel Mann
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