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Season 2  "Mother's Day"  2x21

Aired 8 years ago - May 04, 2011

Claire and Gloria's Mother's Day excursion with the kids turns into the mother of all disasters. Meanwhile, Phil and Jay share an awkward moment when they stay home to prepare dinner for everyone. Cameron worries about gender roles in his relationship with Mitchell.

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are taking the kids up the canyon
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♪ I know you want to leave me ♪
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I have a walking stick.
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And it smells like lemon-lime,
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- I'll come then. - I'm hungry.
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was making you fluffy pancakes, okay?
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We don't want to go to your baby shower.
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Oh.
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- and I need you to know that it bothers me. - Sorry.
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No, let's go. Let's get out of here. Leave the stroller and run.
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Okay, tighten up, tighten up.
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Manny, that's not a rash.
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all you people have done is whine!
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It's like you walked under a bird that poops ugly hats.
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Kids, your hike is over.
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What it says on the page goes in the pot.
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That was unnecessary.
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What the hell are you talking about?
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How much longer on the meat?
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Jay?
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Those really frame your face.
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Okay, I don't want you to judge me,
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the rest would go down like dominos."
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But that's not what I'm talking about now.
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Oh. Okay.
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but sometimes I need my own space.
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just be a boy!
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I was talking about another Manny that I know long time ago!
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You know mom's just gonna want us to apologize.
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Why would she do that?
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let her know we're onto her little game.
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and it embarrassed him.
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I could get scratched.
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- It's okay. - Gotcha.
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and it reminded me of my mom, I might get a little misty,
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We're just a new type of family, you know?
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All right, if -- if I'm thinking about it,
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- You don't -- you don't think I can throw a ball? - Cam.
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Cam, hands.
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Say something terrible about me
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No. But there was some hurtful stuff said about my poetry.
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A bunch of 30-year-olds living at home.
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Manny, Claire was feeling bad
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is that I never have enough of it.
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Nope. I'm good.
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And I know -- Stop it! Okay.
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But maybe this is what we're seeing,

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♪ I know you want to leave me ♪
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I have a walking stick.
#3
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And it smells like lemon-lime,
#4
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- I'll come then. - I'm hungry.
#5
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was making you fluffy pancakes, okay?
#6
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We don't want to go to your baby shower.
#7
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Oh.
#8
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- and I need you to know that it bothers me. - Sorry.
#9
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No, let's go. Let's get out of here. Leave the stroller and run.
#10
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Okay, tighten up, tighten up.
#11
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Manny, that's not a rash.
#12
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all you people have done is whine!
#13
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It's like you walked under a bird that poops ugly hats.
#14
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Kids, your hike is over.
#15
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What it says on the page goes in the pot.
#18
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That was unnecessary.
#19
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What the hell are you talking about?
#20
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How much longer on the meat?
#21
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Jay?
#22
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Those really frame your face.
#23
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Okay, I don't want you to judge me,
#24
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the rest would go down like dominos."
#25
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But that's not what I'm talking about now.
#26
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Oh. Okay.
#27
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but sometimes I need my own space.
#28
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just be a boy!
#29
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I was talking about another Manny that I know long time ago!
#30
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You know mom's just gonna want us to apologize.
#31
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Why would she do that?
#32
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let her know we're onto her little game.
#33
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and it embarrassed him.
#34
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I could get scratched.
#35
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- It's okay. - Gotcha.
#36
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and it reminded me of my mom, I might get a little misty,
#37
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We're just a new type of family, you know?
#39
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All right, if -- if I'm thinking about it,
#40
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- You don't -- you don't think I can throw a ball? - Cam.
#41
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Cam, hands.
#42
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Say something terrible about me
#43
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No. But there was some hurtful stuff said about my poetry.
#44
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A bunch of 30-year-olds living at home.
#45
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Manny, Claire was feeling bad
#46
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is that I never have enough of it.
#47
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Nope. I'm good.
#48
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And I know -- Stop it! Okay.
#49
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But maybe this is what we're seeing,
#50