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Modern Family: Party Crasher

Jay and Gloria realize just how much attention the baby's upcoming birth is getting, so they set out to make Manny's 14th birthday an extra special event. Meanwhile, Phil and Claire are unhappy that Haley is dating a much older man, Cam misses being able to spend time with Lily, and an unexpected guest gets to Manny's party early.

Episode Info

Episode number: 4x12
Production Number: 4ARG10
Airdate: Wednesday January 16th, 2013

Alternate Airdates:

AU (ten) Mar 03, 2013
UK (sky 1) Apr 05, 2013
NZ (TV3) Jun 14, 2014

  • Currently 7.2/10
7.2/10 (6 Votes cast)
Guest Stars

Co-Guest Stars
Tim Banning
As Bakery Employee
Bill Coelius
As Parking Attendant
Krystal Gauvin
As Manny's Girlfriend
Laurel Coddington
As Cameron's Student
Destinie Dominguez
As Cameron's Student
Josiah Dominguez
As Cameron's Student
Chloe Okura
As Cameron's Student
Chris Shen
As Cameron's Student
Julian Xavier
As Cameron's Student
Main Cast
Ed O'Neill
As Jay Pritchett
Sofía Vergara
As Gloria Delgado-Pritchett
Julie Bowen
As Claire Dunphy
Ty Burrell
As Phil Dunphy
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
As Mitchell Pritchett
Eric Stonestreet
As Cameron Tucker
Sarah Hyland
As Haley Dunphy
Ariel Winter
As Alex Dunphy
Nolan Gould
As Luke Dunphy
Rico Rodriguez
As Manny Delgado
Aubrey Anderson-Emmons
As Lily Tucker-Pritchett


The episode begins and it's Manny's 14th birthday, and Jay and Gloria are planning a huge surprise party for him, given it'll be the last one where he's an only child. After giving him the brush-off regarding their plans for that night, they have to pick up everything, including the cake. But since they don't have time to wait in the huge line at the cake shop, they scam a new mom out of her cake. Haley will meet the rest of the family at the Pritchett abode, one hour later than they were told, according to Claire, since she is going out a date with one of her co-workers at the clothing store, Kenny, who is Phil's age. ..

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