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Modern Family: Halloween

Claire lives for Halloween, and enlists the rest of the family to play a role in their amateur haunted house. Unfortunately for Claire, everyone else isn't so in love with the holiday. Cameron hates Halloween due to a childhood experience, Mitchell has a terrible day at work, and Gloria feels hurt after Jay and Manny make fun of her accent.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x6
Production Number: 2ARG09
Airdate: Wednesday October 27th, 2010

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Nov 04, 2010
NL (RTL 5) Feb 22, 2011

Guest Stars
Justin KirkJustin Kirk
As Charlie Bingham
Matt BesserMatt Besser
As Jerry
Amir TalaiAmir Talai
As Dale

Co-Guest Stars
Curtis HarrisCurtis Harris
As Kid #3
Lauren TjuLauren Tju
As Kid #1
Mike FaiolaMike Faiola
As James
Ryan GaulRyan Gaul
As Lance
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


The scene opens Claire chopping carrots when suddenly she cuts off her hand. Luke knows that she is trying to scare him with a fake hand for Halloween, but when he grabs it, the severed hand grabs Luke’s hand. It is Phil and they scared Luke. Claire tells that Halloween is her favorite holiday and that she always likes to scare people. At Mitchell and Cameron’s, Mitchell is getting into a Spiderman costume and tells that everyone is dressing up for Halloween because he heard two people talking about dressing up. Cameron tells that Halloween is not a good day for him and Mitchell tells him that he has to go. Back at Claire and Phil’s, Claire tells the kids to make sure that they have their costumes ready. Alex tells that she doesn’t have hers ready and Claire tells her to hurry up. Haley comes out dressed in shorts and a tank top with cat ears and a tail. Claire sends her to change and tells that she doesn’t want people asking her if she has a rough tongue. ..

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Episode Notes
Ratings: 13.14 Million Viewers

Other Episode Crew

CreatorChristopher Lloyd (2)  |  Steven Levitan
Executive ProducerChristopher Lloyd (2)  |  Steven Levitan
Co-Executive ProducerJeff Morton  |  Abraham Higginbotham  |  Ilana Wernick  |  Jeffrey Richman  |  Danny Zuker  |  Bill Wrubel  |  Brad Walsh  |  Paul Corrigan  |  Dan O'Shannon
Co-ProducerChris Smirnoff
Production DesignerRichard Berg
EditorRyan Case
CastingJeff Greenberg
Unit Production ManagerSally Young (1)
First Assistant DirectorAlisa Statman
Second Assistant DirectorHelena Lamb
Staff WriterElaine Ko
Costume DesignerAlix Friedberg
Key GripJeff Hinz
Camera OperatorBrandon Mastrippolito  |  Trey Clinesmith
Set DecoratorAmber Elkins
Location ManagerMatthew B. Chamberlin
Transportation CoordinatorMike Paventi
Property MasterRick Ladomade
Production Sound MixerStephen A. Tibbo
Script SupervisorIwona Kanclerz
Production CoordinatorCurt M. Pratt
Script CoordinatorClint McCray
Assistant EditorKen Woodburn
Post Production SupervisorKyle Weber
Supervising Sound EditorLisa Varetakis
Re-Recording MixerDean Okrand  |  Brian Harman
Director of PhotographyJames Bagdonas
Makeup Department Head Stephanie L. Massie  |  Anne Sweeting
Main Title ThemeGabriel Mann (2)
Production AccountantTom Chung
Extras CastingCarla Lewis
Chief Lighting TechnicianHugo Cortina
Casting AssociateAllen Hooper
Assistant To The Executive ProducerCraig Losben  |  Brian Resnick
Hair Department HeadMary Ann Hennings
Second 2nd Assistant DirectorMatthew W. Heffernan
Writers' AssistantBianca Douglas
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