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Modern Family: Bixby's Back

Phil and Claire make another attempt at Valentine's Day role-play, even resurrecting their Clive and Julia personas. Meanwhile, Jay's plans for a romantic holiday with Gloria are ruined, and Mitch and Cam bicker over who the target of an admirer's advances is.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x14
Production Number: 2ARG16
Airdate: Wednesday February 09th, 2011

Director: Chris Koch
Writer: Danny Zuker

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Mar 18, 2011
NL (RTL 5) Apr 19, 2011
IE (3e) Jun 15, 2013

Guest Stars
Reid EwingReid Ewing
As Dylan
Jeremy RowleyJeremy Rowley
As Broderick
James Greene (2)James Greene (2)
As Elderly Gentleman

Co-Guest Stars
Edward StanleyEdward Stanley
As Maitre D'
Nan TepperNan Tepper
As Older Woman
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 Claire and Phil getting ready for their Valentine’s Day evening over at Biza’s, a fancy restaurant. Alex corrects their pronunciation and they ignore it. Phil tells that he and Claire were alter-egos, Clive and Juliana, last Valentines and it was fun. However, this year, they are going to be adults. Meanwhile, Cam calls Mitchell at work and asks if he got the flowers that he sent. He tells that he has not. Cam tells him to ask his assistant, Broderick about them. Broderick tells that he is sorry that he forgot that the flowers were for Mitchell. Cam says that Broderick has a crush on Mitchell and Mitchell tries to tell Cam that he doesn’t, but then silently says that he does. ..

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Episode Notes
Ratings: 13.16 Million Viewers

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Reid EwingImagine Me Naked 

Other Episode Crew

CreatorChristopher Lloyd (2)  |  Steven Levitan
Executive ProducerChristopher Lloyd (2)  |  Steven Levitan
Co-Executive ProducerAbraham Higginbotham  |  Ilana Wernick  |  Jeff Morton  |  Danny Zuker  |  Bill Wrubel  |  Brad Walsh  |  Paul Corrigan  |  Dan O'Shannon  |  Jeffrey Richman
Co-ProducerChris Smirnoff
Production DesignerRichard Berg
EditorJonathan Schwartz (3)
CastingJeff Greenberg
Unit Production ManagerSally Young (1)
First Assistant DirectorJames Alan Hensz
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 EditorShaheed Qaasim
Post Production SupervisorKyle Weber
Supervising Sound EditorLisa Varetakis
Re-Recording MixerDean Okrand
Director of PhotographyJames Bagdonas
Makeup Department Head Stephanie L. Massie
Main Title ThemeGabriel Mann (2)
Production AccountantTom Chung
Extras CastingCarla Lewis
Chief Lighting TechnicianHugo Cortina
Casting AssociateAllen Hooper
Assistant To The Executive ProducerBrian Resnick  |  Craig Losben
Hair Department HeadMary Ann Hennings
Second 2nd Assistant DirectorMatthew W. Heffernan
Writers' AssistantBianca Douglas
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