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Mitchell decides to invite his mom to Lily's birthday party, much to Claire's chagrin. He also decides to ban Cameron's clown character Fizbo from attending, disappointing Cam. Things really get odd when mom Dede eventually shows up with Claire's ex-boyfriend. Caught in the middle of all this craziness are a nonplussed Jay and Gloria.
The scene opens with Hailey yelling at Claire that she doesn’t want to do her homework because she has a learning disability. Claire tells that they had her tested already and she doesn’t have one. Phil covers Hailey’s mouth and leads her to the room where Alex and Luke are there too. Phil tells that Claire’s mother, Dede, is coming and that Claire is going to be on edge. He tells them to be on their best behavior and they agree. Meanwhile, Cameron asks which shoes to go with and Mitchell tells that he won’t let Cam dress up like Fizbo the Clown for Lily’s birthday because it is a Princess party. ..Read the full recap
Haley: It's so unfair. You told me I could go.
Claire: I told you you could go if you got a B on your History exam, which you didn't.
Haley: I have a learning disability. The letters jump around on the page and appear backwards.
Claire: Honey, we had you tested like six times. Trust me, I was praying for dyslexia.
Alex is playing the theme to Jaws while practicing her cello just as Phil arrives with Claire's mother.
Robbie: Yeah, well, I better get going. I've got an early morning run, celebrity client. Don't ask me who, let's just say that if I'm late I'll be in jeopardy.
Alex:(gasps) Who is Alex Trebek?
Robbie: Ahh. He's a game show host. Why?
Alex: No reason.
Jeopardy is an American trivia game show. It was created by Merv Griffin and debuted in 1964. Alex Trebek has been the host of Jeopardy since 1984.