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Modern Family: New Year’s Eve

Jay plans a New Year's get together for the family in Palm Springs. He's shocked to find that the hotel isn't nearly as great as he remembered. Disappointed, the group splinters off to do their own things, hurting Jay. That is until a chance encounter with film legend Billy Dee Williams. Back at home, Haley and Alex run into problems while watching the kids.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 4x11
Production Number: 4ARG13
Airdate: Wednesday January 09th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

AU (ten) Feb 24, 2013
UK (sky 1) Mar 29, 2013

Guest Stars
Lainie KazanLainie Kazan
As Eleanor

Co-Guest Stars
Paris SmithParis Smith
As Becca
Clint TauscherClint Tauscher
As Male Nudist
Khali MacIntyreKhali MacIntyre
As Female Nudist
William Dennis HuntWilliam Dennis Hunt
As Elderly Gentleman
Guerin BarryGuerin Barry
As Waiter
Hamilton MitchellHamilton Mitchell
As Older Bartender
Justin James HughesJustin James Hughes
As Hot Bartender
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 episode begins and Jay has a great idea for New Year's. He's taking Gloria, Phil, Claire, Cameron, and Mitchell to Palm Springs to a hotel he used to frequent that has a wonderful New Year's package. Haley has volunteered to take care of the kids, mainly because she doesn’t want to go to any parties and hear how awesome college is from her friends. Phil and Claire are happy to put her in charge. But, it’s actually Alex who will be in charge, as she doesn’t have any parties to go to. Lily is relieved Alex is in charge. ..

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Ratings: 12.04 Million Viewers

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