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Season 1  "Pilot"  1x1

Aired 9 years ago - Sep 23, 2009

Jay is having trouble keeping up with his new young Colombian wife and her son. Claire is having trouble with her husband Phil, who thinks he can be hip with their kids. Mitchell and his partner Cameron adopt a Vietnamese baby.

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love knows no race, creed or gender and shame on you! You small minded, ignorant fe...
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MODERN FAMILY SEASON 1 EPISODE 1
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Fighting a son, it would be a nice change. I'm kidding!
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 7
I'm kidding! Come on! Who are you talking to?
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 8
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It was an accident!
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 10
I'm so sorry! - Liar.
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Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 12
You know Gloria, that blowup with that other mom, why do you have to do things like that?
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 13
Honey, she's 16. - Oh, it's okay for you to take another lover?
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 14
Stop the car!
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 15
Manny is verry pasioned, just like his father. My first husband is very handsome but, to crazy.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 16
She barely slept in the plane, and she's stil wide awake. - Oh, stop worrying!
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Which has been verry difficult. But, apparently you're body does a nesting, very maturnal ...
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Well, that's reassuring, right Lilly? Yeah, we tore you away from everyting you know but ...
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 20
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 21
I know, and it's supposed to be nothing, but joyfull suddenly turns into this huge fight.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 22
You're telling your family you've adopted a baby, tonight.
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Heey, you must be Dylan. - Hey, Dylan, yeah.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 24
Phil, sweety, honey. He is Dylan and he is a Senior.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 25
But you're eyes are like: No, we not!
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... two keep it real? You k'now what it mean, son?
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I don't know about this, shall I call a doctor? - No, no, no.
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And I don't care what some jackass in a pair of ribbed jeans thinks about me.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 31
Look, I don't know what's gonna happen to him over there ...
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I.. b... you'll know better next time. Come on! Let's get a pretzel.
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What are they doing up there? Nothing, lying in her bed, watching a movie.
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The senior at school was out sick for four months, but she was out breastfeeding in an cleanup carwash.
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How many pairs of underwear do you have on? - One ...
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You know why? 'Cause you're sister is a good girl.
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You're to close, it's gonna hurt. - It's supposed to hurt!
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I think you've learned you're lesson.
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Because I have euh, seen this little show before:
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Dad?! Dad, you have got to talk to mom, she is like completely freaking out and emberassing me.
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And he still does this thing were he announces himself before walking into any room were in.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 44
Oh God.
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Heey, how are you? Hi guys!
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Hey Jay - Gloria, hi! How are you?
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 47
...about that I have something that I need to tell you guys.
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Anyway, so about a year ago. Cam and I sort have feeling this longing for something more...
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 49
I think what dad is trying to say is that, Mitchell you're a little uptight, kids bring chaos...
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So, that's the big announcement. You two broke up.

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love knows no race, creed or gender and shame on you! You small minded, ignorant fe...
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MODERN FAMILY SEASON 1 EPISODE 1
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Fighting a son, it would be a nice change. I'm kidding!
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I'm kidding! Come on! Who are you talking to?
#7
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It was an accident!
#9
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I'm so sorry! - Liar.
#10
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You know Gloria, that blowup with that other mom, why do you have to do things like that?
#12
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 13
Honey, she's 16. - Oh, it's okay for you to take another lover?
#13
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 14
Stop the car!
#14
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 15
Manny is verry pasioned, just like his father. My first husband is very handsome but, to crazy.
#15
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She barely slept in the plane, and she's stil wide awake. - Oh, stop worrying!
#16
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 17
Which has been verry difficult. But, apparently you're body does a nesting, very maturnal ...
#17
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Well, that's reassuring, right Lilly? Yeah, we tore you away from everyting you know but ...
#19
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I know, and it's supposed to be nothing, but joyfull suddenly turns into this huge fight.
#21
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You're telling your family you've adopted a baby, tonight.
#22
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Heey, you must be Dylan. - Hey, Dylan, yeah.
#23
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Phil, sweety, honey. He is Dylan and he is a Senior.
#24
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But you're eyes are like: No, we not!
#25
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... two keep it real? You k'now what it mean, son?
#26
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I don't know about this, shall I call a doctor? - No, no, no.
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And I don't care what some jackass in a pair of ribbed jeans thinks about me.
#30
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Look, I don't know what's gonna happen to him over there ...
#31
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I.. b... you'll know better next time. Come on! Let's get a pretzel.
#33
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What are they doing up there? Nothing, lying in her bed, watching a movie.
#35
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The senior at school was out sick for four months, but she was out breastfeeding in an cleanup carwash.
#36
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How many pairs of underwear do you have on? - One ...
#37
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You know why? 'Cause you're sister is a good girl.
#38
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 39
You're to close, it's gonna hurt. - It's supposed to hurt!
#39
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 40
I think you've learned you're lesson.
#40
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Because I have euh, seen this little show before:
#41
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 42
Dad?! Dad, you have got to talk to mom, she is like completely freaking out and emberassing me.
#42
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 43
And he still does this thing were he announces himself before walking into any room were in.
#43
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 44
Oh God.
#44
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 45
Heey, how are you? Hi guys!
#45
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 46
Hey Jay - Gloria, hi! How are you?
#46
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 47
...about that I have something that I need to tell you guys.
#47
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 48
Anyway, so about a year ago. Cam and I sort have feeling this longing for something more...
#48
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 49
I think what dad is trying to say is that, Mitchell you're a little uptight, kids bring chaos...
#49
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 1 (S01E01) - 50
So, that's the big announcement. You two broke up.
#50