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Season 3  "Planes, Trains and Cars"  3x21

Aired 7 years ago - May 02, 2012

Phil buys a car without consulting Claire. Jay is on a mission to get to his high-school reunion with Gloria and Manny. Lily loses her favorite toy on a train.

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I played high school football with.
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This one's showier. This one's more expensive.
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Who's your daddy?
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and dates a girl who works at forever 21,
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Alex, be nice to your sister. It's dad's car, not yours.
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At least that's what I heard. You know, I was there
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Just surprised you didn't get the sedan, that's all.
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Uh, do you need a ride or anything? No. No, no,
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Cam. Cam. Hmm?
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And you never will.
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Oh, yeah. In that case, I'm 275.
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Is this car has the engine in the trunk,
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to pick her up on the way to the open house,
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I have no game. You're an adult. You can make your own choices.
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I've heard you sing. I think you're safe.
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This never would have happened if we were in the air!
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How about this one? Okay. Um...
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I'm sorry. I shouldn't be so critical.
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Yeah, 'cause other people might go and buy a crazy car
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Maybe I was a teeny bit mad.
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and we can't get parts for at least a day.
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We're gonna miss the whole weekend. I am sorry, Jay.
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Gloria, it's either this, or we're in the motel.
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Turtle or giraffe
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Lily, uh, what about Miss, uh, Teddy Bear?
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and I dribbled it past Michael and got it to Tyler...
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You're like Sigourney Weaver in "Gorillas in the Mist."
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And didn't it make you stronger?
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Not a damn thing. Nope.
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Home-challenged? Or...
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Fine.
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I-I can't... oh, for God's sake!
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This is not the massage I had in mind.
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No high-heeled shoes. And it wouldn't be wrong
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You know what? I'm taking Manny home.
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I may have exaggerated the size... kahuna I was.
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But you always made it sound like you--
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So this is all about you
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Manny! We're leaving! Get ready!
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Whatcha doing all the way up here?
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Without me? Mm-hmm.

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This one's showier. This one's more expensive.
#2
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Who's your daddy?
#3
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 21 (S03E21) - 4
and dates a girl who works at forever 21,
#4
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 21 (S03E21) - 5
Alex, be nice to your sister. It's dad's car, not yours.
#5
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At least that's what I heard. You know, I was there
#6
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Just surprised you didn't get the sedan, that's all.
#7
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Uh, do you need a ride or anything? No. No, no,
#8
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 21 (S03E21) - 9
Cam. Cam. Hmm?
#9
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And you never will.
#10
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Oh, yeah. In that case, I'm 275.
#11
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Is this car has the engine in the trunk,
#13
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to pick her up on the way to the open house,
#14
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I have no game. You're an adult. You can make your own choices.
#15
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I've heard you sing. I think you're safe.
#17
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This never would have happened if we were in the air!
#18
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How about this one? Okay. Um...
#19
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I'm sorry. I shouldn't be so critical.
#20
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Yeah, 'cause other people might go and buy a crazy car
#22
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Maybe I was a teeny bit mad.
#23
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and we can't get parts for at least a day.
#24
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We're gonna miss the whole weekend. I am sorry, Jay.
#25
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Gloria, it's either this, or we're in the motel.
#27
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Turtle or giraffe
#29
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Lily, uh, what about Miss, uh, Teddy Bear?
#30
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and I dribbled it past Michael and got it to Tyler...
#31
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You're like Sigourney Weaver in "Gorillas in the Mist."
#33
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And didn't it make you stronger?
#36
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Not a damn thing. Nope.
#37
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Home-challenged? Or...
#38
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Fine.
#39
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I-I can't... oh, for God's sake!
#40
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This is not the massage I had in mind.
#41
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No high-heeled shoes. And it wouldn't be wrong
#42
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You know what? I'm taking Manny home.
#44
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I may have exaggerated the size... kahuna I was.
#45
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But you always made it sound like you--
#46
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 21 (S03E21) - 47
So this is all about you
#47
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Manny! We're leaving! Get ready!
#48
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Whatcha doing all the way up here?
#49
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Without me? Mm-hmm.
#50