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Modern Family: Little Bo Bleep

The family helps Claire prepare for her upcoming debate with her opponent for city council, but their suggestions do more harm than good. Mitch and Cam are stunned when Lily starts dropping f-bombs around the house. Jay blames Gloria for Stella's odd behavior.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 3x13
Production Number: 3ARG14
Airdate: Wednesday January 18th, 2012

Director: Chris Koch
Writer: Cindy Chupack

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Mar 09, 2012
IE (3e) Aug 25, 2013

Special Guest Stars
David CrossDavid Cross
As Duane Bailey

Co-Guest Stars
Johnny Ray MeeksJohnny Ray Meeks
As Man at Debate
Carol AbneyCarol Abney
As Woman at Debate
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 Phil, Gloria and Mitchell talking on the phone wondering “did she see it”; Phil explains that Claire is contesting the town council elections, and there are some unflattering comments by voters about Claire, in the newspapers. Phil tries to be the ever supportive husband by clearing all the news-stands, and warning Mitchell to keep mum. Claire comes from behind Phil, hears about the poll and snatches the newspaper from his hand; she sees the article. Back at the Dunphy house, Claire is trying to convince the family and probably herself, that the article is no big deal. The family points out that she can be a little on the edge at time, Phil as usual is ever supportive...

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Ratings: 11.89 Million Viewers

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