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Modern Family: Starry Night

Mitchell and Jay head outdoors to watch a meteor shower as father and son, but Manny ends up tagging along and annoying Mitchell. Claire and Phil's attempt to help their kids with school projects turns into a fierce competition. Gloria and Cameron spend some quality bonding time together.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x18
Production Number: 1ARG15
Airdate: Wednesday March 24th, 2010

Director: Jason Winer
Writer: Danny Zuker

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) May 06, 2010
NL (RTL 5) Nov 30, 2010

Guest Stars
Main Cast
Ed OEd O'Neill
As Jay Pritchett
Sofía VergaraSofía Vergara
As Gloria Delgado-Pritchett
Julie BowenJulie Bowen
As Claire Dunphy
Ty BurrellTy Burrell
As Phil Dunphy
Jesse Tyler FergusonJesse Tyler Ferguson
As Mitchell Pritchett
Eric StonestreetEric Stonestreet
As Cameron Tucker
Sarah HylandSarah Hyland
As Haley Dunphy
Ariel WinterAriel Winter
As Alex Dunphy
Nolan GouldNolan Gould
As Luke Dunphy
Rico RodriguezRico Rodriguez
As Manny Delgado
Episode Notes
Ratings: 9.18 Million Viewers

Episode Quotes
(Jay talks to Mitchel about Manny)
Jay: Now, you know me on this, I'm no good at it. I never know what to say.
Mitchel: That's true.
Jay: But maybe I raised a kid that would know what to say.

(Phil and Claire spit out Hayley's cupcakes.)
Claire: Do we still have the number for poison control?
Phil: I love you Claire. I've always loved you!
Luke: (Walks in slowly.) My mouth is asleep, like at the dentist...

Other Episode Crew

CreatorChristopher Lloyd (2)  |  Steven Levitan
Executive ProducerChristopher Lloyd (2)  |  Steven Levitan
Co-Executive ProducerJason Winer  |  Danny Zuker  |  Bill Wrubel  |  Brad Walsh  |  Paul Corrigan  |  Dan O'Shannon
ProducerJeff Morton
Consulting ProducerJoe Lawson (2)
Associate ProducerChris Smirnoff
Production DesignerRichard Berg
EditorRyan Case
CastingJeff Greenberg
Unit Production ManagerSally Young (1)
First Assistant DirectorAlisa Statman
Second Assistant DirectorHelena Lamb
MusicGabriel Mann (2)
Costume DesignerMarissa Borsetto
Key GripJeff Hinz
Camera OperatorBrandon Mastrippolito  |  Trey Clinesmith
Set DecoratorAmber Elkins
Location ManagerMatthew B. Chamberlin
Transportation CoordinatorMike Paventi
Property MasterJode S. Mann
Construction CoordinatorGreg Hamlin
Production Sound MixerStephen A. Tibbo
Script SupervisorIwona Kanclerz
Production CoordinatorCurt M. Pratt
Script CoordinatorClint McCray
Assistant EditorKen Woodburn
Supervising Sound EditorLisa Varetakis
Re-Recording MixerDean Okrand
Director of PhotographyJames Bagdonas
Makeup Department Head Stephanie Coffey
Production AccountantTom Chung
Extras CastingCarla Lewis
Chief Lighting TechnicianHugo Cortina
Casting AssociateAllen Hooper
Hair Department HeadMary Ann Hennings
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