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Season 1  "Run for Your Wife"  1x6

Aired 9 years ago - Oct 28, 2009

Claire is happy to have the house to herself on the first day of school, but Phil does not share her enthusiasm.

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Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 1
We've been taking turns driving with her.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 2
This navigation system is all messed up.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 3
is you "undermelting" his confidence.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 4
Yeah, I'm sure it's the confidence they're admiring.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 5
All you do is put child locks on things, read parenting books.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 6
♪♪ Oh, come on.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 7
No, I think if it was her head, she would be-
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 8
So you ate your way to it? I made a judgment call. You weren't there.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 9
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 10
Of course she's gonna be judgmental and condescending.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 11
It wasn't very hard and she's not acting any differently, but I just worry-
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 12
I, uh, just dropped Manny off at school, and I realized...
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 13
We should take advantage of it.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 14
He's always surprising me with little presents, fun getaways.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 15
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 16
Well, the first day of school can be tough for stay-at-home moms.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 17
and if you pay attention, women will tell you what they want...
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 18
I was sort of looking forward to a quiet day.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 19
The thing is, I like to run alone.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 20
and that I wear my special shoes with the big soles,
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 21
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 22
I just wanna read.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 23
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 24
I remember one time Mitchell decided to wear a jaunty scarf to school.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 25
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 26
A poncho is just a cape that goes all the way around.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 27
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 28
Huh.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 29
Two at a time, two at a ti-
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 30
We used to do this thing in school...
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 31
Yeah, well, he's a nervous eater.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 32
- Was she wearing a hat? - Yes, yes, like a hat.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 33
You'll be pleased to know that Mitchell and I intend on raising Lily...
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 34
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 35
Uh, just to be sure, could you show me how hard Lily got hit?
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 36
So is Lily.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 37
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 38
If you tell them they have wings, they will believe they can fly.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 39
No one, Manny. Why would you even think that?
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 40
I'm going to play some Colombian folk music for my new classmates.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 41
The poncho, plus the flute, plus the stupid dance - my son will die a virgin.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 42
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 43
Yeah, but you're such a natural. I mean, look at you.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 44
Without you, we wouldn't even have a baby to injure.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 45
We are! Don't you forget it.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 46
♪ A-B-C-D-E-F- ♪ What, are you singing to her? People get arrested for this.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 47
There they are. How was the first day back in prison?
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 48
kicking a little Mom butt here, how about I school you in some Mario Kart?
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 49
I was born ready. I came outta the womb wearing tiny little golden wings-
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 50
Please tell your wife to relax. Everything is going to be okay. That's a man.

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Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 2
This navigation system is all messed up.
#2
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 3
is you "undermelting" his confidence.
#3
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 4
Yeah, I'm sure it's the confidence they're admiring.
#4
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 5
All you do is put child locks on things, read parenting books.
#5
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 6
♪♪ Oh, come on.
#6
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 7
No, I think if it was her head, she would be-
#7
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 8
So you ate your way to it? I made a judgment call. You weren't there.
#8
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Of course she's gonna be judgmental and condescending.
#10
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 11
It wasn't very hard and she's not acting any differently, but I just worry-
#11
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 12
I, uh, just dropped Manny off at school, and I realized...
#12
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 13
We should take advantage of it.
#13
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 14
He's always surprising me with little presents, fun getaways.
#14
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Well, the first day of school can be tough for stay-at-home moms.
#16
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 17
and if you pay attention, women will tell you what they want...
#17
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 18
I was sort of looking forward to a quiet day.
#18
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 19
The thing is, I like to run alone.
#19
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and that I wear my special shoes with the big soles,
#20
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I just wanna read.
#22
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I remember one time Mitchell decided to wear a jaunty scarf to school.
#24
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A poncho is just a cape that goes all the way around.
#26
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Huh.
#28
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 29
Two at a time, two at a ti-
#29
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 30
We used to do this thing in school...
#30
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 31
Yeah, well, he's a nervous eater.
#31
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 32
- Was she wearing a hat? - Yes, yes, like a hat.
#32
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 33
You'll be pleased to know that Mitchell and I intend on raising Lily...
#33
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Uh, just to be sure, could you show me how hard Lily got hit?
#35
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So is Lily.
#36
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If you tell them they have wings, they will believe they can fly.
#38
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 39
No one, Manny. Why would you even think that?
#39
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 40
I'm going to play some Colombian folk music for my new classmates.
#40
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 41
The poncho, plus the flute, plus the stupid dance - my son will die a virgin.
#41
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Yeah, but you're such a natural. I mean, look at you.
#43
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 44
Without you, we wouldn't even have a baby to injure.
#44
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 45
We are! Don't you forget it.
#45
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 46
♪ A-B-C-D-E-F- ♪ What, are you singing to her? People get arrested for this.
#46
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 47
There they are. How was the first day back in prison?
#47
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 48
kicking a little Mom butt here, how about I school you in some Mario Kart?
#48
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 49
I was born ready. I came outta the womb wearing tiny little golden wings-
#49
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 6 (S01E06) - 50
Please tell your wife to relax. Everything is going to be okay. That's a man.
#50