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Season 3  "Phil on Wire"  3x3

Aired 8 years ago - Sep 28, 2011

Jay's relationship with the dog irritates Gloria. Phil and Luke try to master the tightrope. Cameron starts a juice fast.

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come on, Dad! You got this! You can do this!
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This afternoon, we go airborne.
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- I do that by choice. - The school's choice.
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You're a senior. What are you still doing in second year math?
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You wouldn't find it so funny if she was destroying your shoes.
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She tries to drink the water. It's funny.
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but sometimes we just rise above things.
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At the risk of surprising you a third time, officer,
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 10
Have a nice day.
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 11
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 12
I just wish my sister would put herself out there more.
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 13
Oh. Spaniards make amazing athletes.
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Oh.
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Cam, I-I was thinking, I'll take the bullet tomorrow night at my boss' house.
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Then why are you trying to push me out of your life?
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Well, I hadn't landed on that.
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but I want you to know a little part of me died today, okay?
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 19
And instead, what are you? Two bickering half-Dunphys,
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 20
Right now our daughters are upstairs making a decision they think is their own,
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 21
You want to go to the dance, you gotta wear the shoes.
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 22
That-- that is not a ringing endorsement for...
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 23
Like what?
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 24
With these steps, I break the surly bonds...
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 25
Good. Because we are thinking we might want to stay in that class.
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You want to chew on something?
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Num, num, num, num. Num, num.
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Actually, I've got both of them in here.
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So you've said.
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to the school that my kids were about to come out of, so...
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And then one day somebody gives you a fake cop outfit,
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The other day, Uncle Mitchell brought over a bag of junk food
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It's okay. Hey, you learned a lesson.
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 37
Well, maybe that's the problem.
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- Yes! Can I have a doughnut first? - Yes, you can!
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You could have elevated the Dunphy name, but instead, you chose to tarnish it,
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All good, Janet. All good.
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and I do not have the energy to deal with a big, needy brisketcase--
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but this is a whole new level.
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- Gloria, sit. - You think this is funny?
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- Me? - Yeah, you used to put me first.
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uh, with a lot of these environmental causes.
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and each time I'd go out, I'd see this one sea lion.
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Don't say it. Don't you dare say it.
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together 'cause we're at your boss' house.
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- Mitchell, get back here! - Oh, Snorkels!

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Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 2
This afternoon, we go airborne.
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- I do that by choice. - The school's choice.
#3
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You're a senior. What are you still doing in second year math?
#4
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You wouldn't find it so funny if she was destroying your shoes.
#6
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She tries to drink the water. It's funny.
#7
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 8
but sometimes we just rise above things.
#8
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 9
At the risk of surprising you a third time, officer,
#9
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Have a nice day.
#10
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I just wish my sister would put herself out there more.
#12
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 13
Oh. Spaniards make amazing athletes.
#13
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Oh.
#14
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Cam, I-I was thinking, I'll take the bullet tomorrow night at my boss' house.
#15
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Then why are you trying to push me out of your life?
#16
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Well, I hadn't landed on that.
#17
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but I want you to know a little part of me died today, okay?
#18
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And instead, what are you? Two bickering half-Dunphys,
#19
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Right now our daughters are upstairs making a decision they think is their own,
#20
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You want to go to the dance, you gotta wear the shoes.
#21
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That-- that is not a ringing endorsement for...
#22
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Like what?
#23
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With these steps, I break the surly bonds...
#24
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Good. Because we are thinking we might want to stay in that class.
#25
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You want to chew on something?
#27
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Num, num, num, num. Num, num.
#28
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Actually, I've got both of them in here.
#30
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So you've said.
#31
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to the school that my kids were about to come out of, so...
#32
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And then one day somebody gives you a fake cop outfit,
#33
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The other day, Uncle Mitchell brought over a bag of junk food
#35
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It's okay. Hey, you learned a lesson.
#36
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Well, maybe that's the problem.
#37
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- Yes! Can I have a doughnut first? - Yes, you can!
#38
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 39
You could have elevated the Dunphy name, but instead, you chose to tarnish it,
#39
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All good, Janet. All good.
#40
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and I do not have the energy to deal with a big, needy brisketcase--
#41
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but this is a whole new level.
#42
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- Gloria, sit. - You think this is funny?
#43
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 44
- Me? - Yeah, you used to put me first.
#44
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uh, with a lot of these environmental causes.
#45
Recap of Modern Family Season 3 Episode 3 (S03E03) - 46
and each time I'd go out, I'd see this one sea lion.
#46
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Don't say it. Don't you dare say it.
#48
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together 'cause we're at your boss' house.
#49
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- Mitchell, get back here! - Oh, Snorkels!
#50