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Modern Family: Manny Get Your Gun

The family gathers at a restaurant to celebrate Manny's birthday, but Manny himself isn't at all thrilled about getting older. On the way, Phil and Claire race each other to the restaurant, and Mitchell and Cam hurry to find a last minute gift at the mall.

Episode Info
Episode number: 2x8
Production Number: 2ARG11
Airdate: Wednesday November 17th, 2010

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Nov 18, 2010
NL (RTL 5) Mar 08, 2011

Guest Stars
Norman LloydNorman Lloyd
As Donald

Staci LawrenceStaci Lawrence
As Flash Mob Dancer
Conroe BrooksConroe Brooks
As Flash Mob Dancer
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 with Manny talking about his birthday and how his childhood has passed him by he tells that was almost too depressed to come. The scene flashbacks to thirty minutes earlier and Claire tells people to move it for the birthday party. Luke tells that he is ready to go and Claire tells him to look at his feet. He has no shoes on. Meanwhile, Cam and Mitchell are running around and Cameron stops for lotion and Mitchell tells that they don’t have time for it. At Jay’s Gloria is running around and Jay yells for Gloria to hurry up. Back at Claire and Phil’s, Clair tells Phil to get going and he tells that he is just finishing up their application to Family Camp. They tell about the Family Camp and Phil tells that Claire is still sad for loosing because she was on the blue team and he was on the white team. He says “If you ain’t white, you ain’t right.” Claire gets upset that Phil did not learn from last year. They show them coming back from Family Camp last year and the cabby is black and throws Phil’s luggage. Phil has a shirt that says “If You Ain’t White, You Ain’t Right” on. ..

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Episode Notes
Ratings: 12.09 Million Viewers

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
En VogueFree Your MindPlays during the flash mob scene.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorChristopher Lloyd (2)  |  Steven Levitan
Executive ProducerChristopher Lloyd (2)  |  Steven Levitan
Co-Executive ProducerJeff Morton  |  Abraham Higginbotham  |  Jeffrey Richman  |  Ilana Wernick  |  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
MusicGabriel Mann (2)
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 MixerTamara Johnson  |  Dean Okrand
Director of PhotographyJames Bagdonas
Stunt CoordinatorBob Brown  |  Tim Trella
ChoreographerRobert Schultz (1)
Makeup Department Head Anne Sweeting
Production AccountantTom Chung
Extras CastingCarla Lewis
Chief Lighting TechnicianHugo Cortina
Casting AssociateAllen Hooper
Music ConsultantAndrea von Foerster
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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