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Season 1  "Fizbo"  1x9

Aired 9 years ago - Nov 25, 2009

Nothing is too big when Phil and Claire decide to throw Luke the biggest and best birthday party a boy could ever want, but when Cameron shows up as Fizbo the Clown, it sets off a chain of events that ends with someone in the hospital.

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Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 1
Well, I'm... a little thrown.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 2
Girls don't go for all that romantic stuff.
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I couldn't get Luke out of my mind.
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Hey, has anyone ever gotten hurt on one of these things?
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 7
- There's a snow-cone machine? - Yeah.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 8
- Girls. - Hey, hey.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 9
at Donna Rigby's birthday party.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 10
in my incredibly convenient beaded comb sheath
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 11
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 12
if I wasn't in school or fishin', I was clownin'.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 13
Oh, and there's the fifth type, the sad clown.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 14
This is about a little boy who deserves some happiness.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 15
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I'm okay. I'm good.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 17
It's a cool leather holder for your comb.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 18
I'll make a quick run back to the 1950s for you.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 19
You just stay right here and relax.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 20
She's the complete package. Wish me luck.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 21
So, a grasshopper named Gary walks into a bar.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 22
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 23
Okay, I just thought you might want to know
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 24
so do the smart thing--
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 25
Apologize-- boyfriend?
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 26
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 27
The right girl will find you when it's time,
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 28
Just be the sweet, wonderful little boy that you are.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 29
It's so peaceful and quiet over here.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 30
All right, let's all give Luke a big hand
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 31
Um, so, I was thinking that maybe we could go slip away.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 32
Hot reptile chick,
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 33
No way, mother nature.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 34
Great job, buddy.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 35
Scary movies? I've seen "Ghostbusters" like seven times.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 36
Never shared that with the fam, so
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 37
Well, no, I'm Fizbo the Clown.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 38
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Oh. That's Dylan.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 40
That's quite an impressive getup you got there.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 41
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but, seriously, he's still talking to her?
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 43
I think-- I think one of your bugs got out.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 44
and let's make a game of looking where we step.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 45
Sweetie, that does not look safe.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 46
Exactly, yes, and it has the beads and everything.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 47
Look at them, though. They're the life of the party.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 48
It turns out Fizbo is a real badass.
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 49
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Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 2
Girls don't go for all that romantic stuff.
#2
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I couldn't get Luke out of my mind.
#4
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Hey, has anyone ever gotten hurt on one of these things?
#6
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 7
- There's a snow-cone machine? - Yeah.
#7
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 8
- Girls. - Hey, hey.
#8
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 9
at Donna Rigby's birthday party.
#9
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 10
in my incredibly convenient beaded comb sheath
#10
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if I wasn't in school or fishin', I was clownin'.
#12
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 13
Oh, and there's the fifth type, the sad clown.
#13
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 14
This is about a little boy who deserves some happiness.
#14
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I'm okay. I'm good.
#16
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 17
It's a cool leather holder for your comb.
#17
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 18
I'll make a quick run back to the 1950s for you.
#18
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 19
You just stay right here and relax.
#19
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 20
She's the complete package. Wish me luck.
#20
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 21
So, a grasshopper named Gary walks into a bar.
#21
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Okay, I just thought you might want to know
#23
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so do the smart thing--
#24
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 25
Apologize-- boyfriend?
#25
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The right girl will find you when it's time,
#27
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 28
Just be the sweet, wonderful little boy that you are.
#28
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 29
It's so peaceful and quiet over here.
#29
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 30
All right, let's all give Luke a big hand
#30
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 31
Um, so, I was thinking that maybe we could go slip away.
#31
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 32
Hot reptile chick,
#32
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 33
No way, mother nature.
#33
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 34
Great job, buddy.
#34
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 35
Scary movies? I've seen "Ghostbusters" like seven times.
#35
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 36
Never shared that with the fam, so
#36
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 37
Well, no, I'm Fizbo the Clown.
#37
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Oh. That's Dylan.
#39
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 40
That's quite an impressive getup you got there.
#40
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but, seriously, he's still talking to her?
#42
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 43
I think-- I think one of your bugs got out.
#43
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 44
and let's make a game of looking where we step.
#44
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 45
Sweetie, that does not look safe.
#45
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 46
Exactly, yes, and it has the beads and everything.
#46
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 47
Look at them, though. They're the life of the party.
#47
Recap of Modern Family Season 1 Episode 9 (S01E09) - 48
It turns out Fizbo is a real badass.
#48
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