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Modern Family: The Wow Factor

Claire and Cam reach an impasse on a landscaping decision for their flipped house, and call in Cam's lesbian friend Pam to make the deciding vote. Unfortunately for Cam, Claire resorts to her feminine wiles in order to get her way. Meanwhile, Phil attempts to teach the kids basic household skills, Gloria spends some quality time with Manny, and Mitch helps Lily deal with a bully.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 4x18
Production Number: 4ARG17
Airdate: Wednesday March 27th, 2013

Director: Steven Levitan
Writer: Ben Karlin

Alternate Airdates:

AU (ten) May 05, 2013
UK (sky 1) May 17, 2013

Guest Stars
Wendi McLendon-CoveyWendi McLendon-Covey
As Pam
Fred WillardFred Willard
As Frank Dunphy

Co-Guest Stars
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 with Claire and Cam, who are working as a team to renovate Cam and Mitch’s house. They are each under the impression that they are manipulating the other into getting stuff done their way. At the Dunphy house, Phil realizes that his daughters don’t know a thing about home care and maintenance, so he takes it upon himself to show them what a modern, self-sufficient woman looks like. At the Pritchett’s, both Gloria and Jay agree that, because baby Joe is taking up all their time, they aren’t spending enough time with Manny. Jay decides to stay with Joe, so Gloria can spend the day with Manny. ..

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Ratings: 9.09 Million Viewers

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