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Season 3

49 :03x01 - Dude Ranch

Sep/21/2011
The family heads to Jackson Hole, Wyoming for some western action and adventure in the great outdoors. Lost Creek Ranch offers many activities, including cattle driving, skeet shooting, and horseback riding. Jay also has to protect his woman from an ornery outlaw named Hank, Dylan shows up, and Alex gets her first kiss.
Guest Stars: Tim Blake Nelson as Hank | Reid Ewing as Dylan |
Co-Guest Stars: Matthew Gumley as Jimmy Scrivano
Director: Jason Winer
Writer: Brad Walsh

50 :03x02 - When Good Kids Go Bad

Sep/21/2011
Mitchell and Cameron prepare to tell the rest of the family that they plan to adopt another baby, only to receive a very negative reaction to the news from Lily. Elsewhere, Manny feels pressure to come clean about a theft, and Haley and Alex try to trick Luke into giving up his room.
Guest Stars: Laurel Coppock as Miss Elaine | Laurel Coppock as Miss Elaine | Reid Ewing as Dylan | Reid Ewing as Dylan |
Co-Guest Stars: Annie Tedesco as Laura | Annie Tedesco as Laura | Amanda Musso as Attractive Woman
Songs: Reid Ewing -- Horsey Song, Sofía Vergara -- She'll Be Coming Around The Mountain

51 :03x03 - Phil On Wire

Sep/28/2011
The growing bond between Jay and Stella the dog perturbs Gloria. Phil and Luke set out to do something awesome involving a tightrope. Claire makes a big mistake while trying to teach the girls a lesson. Cameron goes on a juice fast, creating tension between him and Mitchell.
Guest Stars: Justin Kirk as Charlie Bingham | Justin Kirk as Charlie Bingham | Lusia Strus as Officer Blevin | Jenica Bergere as Janet |
Co-Guest Stars: Andres Londono as Server
Director: Jason Winer

53 :03x05 - Hit and Run

Oct/12/2011
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Special Guest Stars: David Cross as Duane Bailey (Councilman Duane Bailey) |
Guest Stars: Samm Levine as Josh | Samm Levine as Josh |
Co-Guest Stars: David Neher as Peter | David Neher as Peter | Gwen McGee as City Clerk | Gwen McGee as City Clerk | Gary Kraus as Father | Lily Mae Silverstein as Daughter | Lily Mae Silverstein as Daughter
Director: Jason Winer
Writer: Elaine Ko

54 :03x06 - Go Bullfrogs!

Oct/19/2011
Phil takes Haley on a college tour of his alma mater, leaving Claire to head out on the town with Mitch and Cam. Unfortunately, Claire gets flirty with a man she assumes to be gay, but who is very much interested in her. Elsewhere, Jay and Gloria debate having "the talk" with Manny.
Guest Stars: Gilles G. Marini as Julian | Gilles G. Marini as Julian | Kevin Daniels as Longinus | Andrea Savage as Holly | Andrea Savage as Holly | Artemis Pebdani as Bethenny | Artemis Pebdani as Bethenny | Jordan Nichols as Ben Ford |
Co-Guest Stars: Rico E. Anderson as Policeman | Mandi Kreisher as Co-ed | Mandi Kreisher as Co-ed | Cory Knauf as Darts Player | Cory Knauf as Darts Player | Anastasia Basil as Jilted Wife | Anastasia Basil as Jilted Wife | Danny Zuker as Danny | Danny Zuker as Danny | Claudia Choi as Holly's Friend
Director: Scott Ellis

55 :03x07 - Treehouse

Nov/02/2011
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Special Guest Stars: Leslie Mann as Katie | Chazz Palminteri as Shorty | Chazz Palminteri as Shorty |
Guest Stars: Jennifer Tilly as Darlene | Jennifer Tilly as Darlene | Craig Zimmerman as Crispin | Craig Zimmerman as Crispin | Kevin Hart (1) as Andre | Kevin Hart (1) as Andre |
Co-Guest Stars: Jessica Makinson as Waitress | Jessica Makinson as Waitress | Alex Quijano as Club Guy | Alex Quijano as Club Guy
Director: Jason Winer

56 :03x08 - After the Fire

Nov/16/2011
After a neighbor's house tragically burns down, the Pritchett/Dunphy clan rallies together to raise funds so that the now homeless family can get back on their feet. Of course, things don't go entirely as planned. Jay injures his back. Cameron is involved in shenanigans with a moving truck. Claire goes jealous of Mitchell spending time with Gloria. Luke and Manny take some of the donated toys for themselves.
Co-Guest Stars: Mikey Reid as Abraham | Tyler Alexander Mann as Nerd | Kiva Jump as Cindy | Josh Latzer as Trucker | Josh Latzer as Trucker
Director: Fred Savage

58 :03x10 - Express Christmas

Dec/07/2011
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Co-Guest Stars: Ron Roggé as Craigslist Guy | Ron Roggé as Craigslist Guy | Eric Petersen as Tree Salesman | Kamen Edwards as Shopper
Director: Michael Spiller

59 :03x11 - Lifetime Supply

Jan/04/2012
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Special Guest Stars: Benjamin Bratt as Javier Delgado | Benjamin Bratt as Javier Delgado |
Guest Stars: Philip Baker Hall as Walt Kleezak | Philip Baker Hall as Walt Kleezak | Don Lake as Dr. Sendroff | Steve Tom as Chip | Steve Tom as Chip
Director: Chris Koch

60 :03x12 - Egg Drop

Jan/11/2012
Luke and Manny have a big school project coming up, involving each student seeing who can build the best protective capsule for a dropped egg. Claire and Jay find out, and can't resist during the assignment into a personal competition. Meanwhile, Phil asks Gloria and Haley to be audience plants during a work presentation, and Mitch and Cam meet with prospective mothers to be.
Guest Stars: Zoé Jarman as Lindsay | Zoé Jarman as Lindsay |
Co-Guest Stars: Jonathan Kehoe as Audience Member
Director: Jason Winer

61 :03x13 - Little Bo Bleep

Jan/18/2012
The family helps Claire prepare for her upcoming debate with her opponent for city council, but their suggestions do more harm than good. Mitch and Cam are stunned when Lily starts dropping f-bombs around the house. Jay blames Gloria for Stella's odd behavior.
Special Guest Stars: David Cross as Duane Bailey | David Cross as Duane Bailey |
Co-Guest Stars: Johnny Ray Meeks as Man at Debate | Johnny Ray Meeks as Man at Debate | Carol Abney as Woman at Debate | Carol Abney as Woman at Debate
Director: Chris Koch

62 :03x14 - Me? Jealous?

Feb/08/2012
Phil is so worried about impressing a new business partner that he fails to notice the man being overtly sexual with Claire. Meanwhile, Mitch and Cam stay with Jay and Gloria while their own home is fumigated, leading to a battle over space and control.
Special Guest Stars: Greg Kinnear as Tad | Greg Kinnear as Tad |
Guest Stars: Phil Hendrie as Booker Bell | Phil Hendrie as Booker Bell |
Co-Guest Stars: Alexis Fowlkes as Annie | Alexis Fowlkes as Annie | Barbara Dodd as Ellen (as Barbara Dodd Remsen) | Barbara Dodd as Ellen (as Barbara Dodd Remsen) | Carolyn Morse as Kara | Carolyn Morse as Kara | Michael William Arnold as Tad's Son | Michael William Arnold as Tad's Son | Cole Bernstein as Tad's Daughter | Cole Bernstein as Tad's Daughter
Director: Michael Spiller
Writer: Ben Karlin

63 :03x15 - Aunt Mommy

Feb/15/2012
After closing a sale to Mitch and Cam's friends, Phil and Claire take the two men out for a celebration dinner. Unfortunately, some over-indulgence in alcohol leads to secrets being revealed and proposals being made, and an awkward next morning for everyone involved.
Guest Stars: Colin Hanlon as Steven | Colin Hanlon as Steven |
Co-Guest Stars: Rodrigo Rojas as Stefan | Joe Bonilla as Leon (as Joseph Bonilla) | Joe Bonilla as Leon (as Joseph Bonilla)
Director: Michael Spiller

65 :03x17 - Leap Day

Feb/29/2012
Cameron's birthday falls on Leap Day, putting the pressure on Mitchell to throw him the perfect celebration. Meanwhile, Jay's masculinity comes into questione, and Phil's plan to spend the holiday with the boys is thwarted by Claire and the girls.
Guest Stars: Kali Rocha as Party Planner | Kali Rocha as Party Planner | John DiMaggio as Boat Captain | John DiMaggio as Boat Captain |
Co-Guest Stars: Alex Schemmer as Jorgen | Alex Schemmer as Jorgen | Rob Smith (2) as Scarecrow | Rob Smith (2) as Scarecrow | Frank Maharajh as Micky | Frank Maharajh as Micky | Harris Markson as Davy | Rodney J. Hobbs as Trapeze Guy
Director: Gail Mancuso
Writer: Danny Zuker
Songs: Sarah McLachlan -- Angel

66 :03x18 - Send Out the Clowns

Mar/14/2012
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Guest Stars: Ellen Barkin as Mitzy Roth | Bobby Cannavale as Lewis | Guilford Adams as Chuckleberry | Chris Dollard as Bubbles | Jonathan Emerson as Stan Larkin | Gary Morgan as Pallbearer #1 | Bobby Cannavale as Lewis | Guilford Adams as Chuckleberry | Jonathan Emerson as Stan Larkin | Nancy Linari as Patti Larkin | Dash Dobrofsky as Griffin | Gary Morgan as Pallbearer #1 | Michael Tuba Heatherton as Pallbearer #2
Director: Steven Levitan
Songs: Celtic Woman -- Shenandoah - The Contradiction

67 :03x19 - Election Day

Apr/11/2012
Election day has arrived, and the whole family comes together for some last minute campaigning. Mitch and Cam hit the town in a 'Vote for Claire' van, with the Dunphy house turning into a giant phone bank for soliciting votes. For her part, Claire does some TV and radio interviews, only to fall victim to technical problems.
Guest Stars: Philip Baker Hall as Walt | Philip Baker Hall as Walt | Melinda Page Hamilton as Sandy | Melinda Page Hamilton as Sandy | Frank Wood as Reporter | John Vickery as Cecil Van Gundy | Margaret Welsh as Laurie | Margaret Welsh as Laurie |
Co-Guest Stars: Asif Ali as Technician | Dominic Ledesma as Dimpled Chad
Director: Bryan Cranston
Writer: Ben Karlin

68 :03x20 - The Last Walt

Apr/18/2012
Claire comforts Luke after his friend and neighbor Walt passes away. Phil takes Alex out for some father-daughter time, leaving Haley to throw a house party. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria have an awkward dinner with Mitch, Cam, and Cam's dad Merle.
Guest Stars: Barry Corbin as Merle Tucker | Stacey Travis as Kim | Stacey Travis as Kim | Malcolm Foster Smith as Delivery Guy |
Co-Guest Stars: Mandy McMillian as Francine | Julian Works as Sam

70 :03x22 - Disneyland

May/09/2012
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Guest Stars: Reid Ewing as Dylan | Reid Ewing as Dylan | Matt Prokop as Ethan | Matt Prokop as Ethan | Sarah Baker as Twins' Mom | Sarah Baker as Twins' Mom |
Co-Guest Stars: Frank Romeo as Dapper Dan #1 | Frank Romeo as Dapper Dan #1 | Eulis Kay as Dapper Dan #2 | Eulis Kay as Dapper Dan #2 | Nathan Shrake as Dapper Dan #3 | Nathan Shrake as Dapper Dan #3

71 :03x23 - Tableau Vivant

May/16/2012
It's a day of familial bickering about the Pritchetts and Dunphys. Jay and Gloria completely disagree on a simple lunch order. Phil is tasked with firing Mitchell from his temp job at the real estate agency. Claire and Cam have opposing ideas about how to discipline children. Manny is upset after Luke accepts an award for something he didn't do. Alex is frazzled in general, since she needs them all to work together as part of her art project.
Guest Stars: Beth Grant as Maxine | Matt Roth as Skip Woosnum | John Viener as Matt Keneally |
Co-Guest Stars: Angela Oh as Realtor #1 | Angela Oh as Realtor #1 | Lisa Long as Realtor #2 | Lisa Long as Realtor #2 | Laird MacIntosh as Realtor #3 | Laird MacIntosh as Realtor #3 | Mike Madrigal as Luke's Teacher

72 :03x24 - Baby on Board

May/23/2012
Mitch and Cam continue on their quest to adopt another baby, this time needing Gloria to come along and translate to the mother. This leaves Jay and Manny watching Lily, who has a dance recital coming up. Phil and Claire are proud of Alex going to her first prom, then horrified by an announcement from Haley.
Guest Stars: Reid Ewing as Dylan | Reid Ewing as Dylan | Terry Hoyos as Abuela | Terry Hoyos as Abuela |
Co-Guest Stars: Linda Elena Tovar as Juanita | Linda Elena Tovar as Juanita | Albert Marrero, Jr. as Ranch Hand | Albert Marrero, Jr. as Ranch Hand | Samantha Ressler as Dance Teacher | Joe Metcalf as Michael | Edward Finlay as Padre | Christina Ochoa Lopez as Nurse (as Christina Ochoa)
Director: Steven Levitan
Songs: Ed Smith -- Funky Celebration
Type: Scripted
Genres: Comedy
Status: Returning Series
Airs: Wednesdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 23, 2009
Episodes Order: 24
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