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Modern Family: Two Monkeys and a Panda

Claire desperately tries to play peacemaker between her daughters, while Phil sneaks away to a relaxing spa day. Meanwhile, Gloria is creeped out by Jay's plan to purchase side by side cemetery plots, and Cameron decides to write a book celebrating the fact that Lily is adopted.


Episode Info


Episode number: 2x17
Production Number: 2ARG15
Airdate: Wednesday March 02nd, 2011


Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Apr 15, 2011
NL (RTL 5) May 10, 2011
IE (3e) Jun 16, 2013

  • Currently 7.4/10
7.4/10 (14 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Tangie AmbroseTangie Ambrose
As Noranne

Co-Guest Stars
Kaliko KauahiKaliko Kauahi
As pedicurist
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

Recap

The scene opens with Claire talking to Cheryl and Phil says that he found Day Spa tickets that expire tomorrow. She tells him that she doesn’t have any time for that stuff and says that she has to make sure that everyone gets to where they have to get to go and burn DVDs of the Talent Show. He says that she can tell Cheryl that she is not feeling good. Claire says that Cheryl would see her around and then it would be hard to explain to her. Phil says that he will give the tickets to someone at his work. Hailey comes out and sees that Alex is wearing her sweater. Alex reminds her that she borrowed something of hers too before and Claire says that Alex gets to borrow Hailey’s sweater. She tells Alex that she better not ruin it. Meanwhile, Cameron asks Mitchell how the Farmer’s Market was and he says that they only had Kale. Cameron says that they are going to have to “adopt” a new thing on Kale. He tells Mitchell that he heard of a girl who found out that she was adopted and is now a stripper. Cam’s plan is to make sure that Lily knows that being adopted is not bad at all. ..

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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 MixerDean Okrand
Director of PhotographyJames Bagdonas
Makeup Department Head Anne Sweeting
Production AccountantTom Chung
Extras CastingCarla Lewis
Chief Lighting TechnicianHugo Cortina (1)
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
 
Warning: Modern Family season 2 episode 17 guide may contain spoilers
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