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Modern Family: Dude Ranch

The family heads to Jackson Hole, Wyoming for some western action and adventure in the great outdoors. Lost Creek Ranch offers many activities, including cattle driving, skeet shooting, and horseback riding. Jay also has to protect his woman from an ornery outlaw named Hank, Dylan shows up, and Alex gets her first kiss.

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x1
Production Number: 3ARG03
Airdate: Wednesday September 21st, 2011

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Sep 23, 2011
IE (3e) Jun 23, 2013


Guest Stars
Reid EwingReid Ewing
As Dylan

Co-Guest Stars
Matthew GumleyMatthew Gumley
As Jimmy Scrivano
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
Aubrey Anderson-EmmonsAubrey Anderson-Emmons
As Lily Tucker-Pritchett


The scene opens with the entire family on a plane. Phil says that this year they are going to a Dude Ranch. Claire says that is not true because all the time Haley and Phil were asking if Dylan can come with them. Claire says that she doesn’t like landing and Phil holds her hand. Dylan grabs Claire’s hand too and says that they will get through it. They get out of the plane and Gloria is trying to make her ears pop. Manny tells her to put some rouge on them and says that no one gets him. Lily is dressed like Jesse from Toy Story and Cam says that Mitchell hates Lily’s outfit. Mitchell says that he was only against Cam wearing one that matched. Mitchell and Cam tell that they are thinking of adopting a boy and they have to get a photo album together. Mitchell says that they have to get more “rugged” pictures because Cam’s photo book is too “artsy”. Cam says that it isn’t, but when Mitchell shows that it is a pop-up with music, it is clear that it is too much. ..

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Ratings: 14.53 Million Viewers

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