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Season 4  "Career Day"  4x21

Aired 6 years ago - May 01, 2013

Phil is jazzed to share the wonders of residential real estate with Luke and Manny's classmates for career day. Gloria challenges Jay's claims of always wanting to become a novelist. Mitch and Cam make a costly mistake while executing tooth fairy duties.

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Recap of Modern Family Season 4 Episode 21 (S04E21) - 1
and I've never heard you mention anything about writing.
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- What? No way! - Oh, that's so exciting!
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- What? Okay. - Wow. Look at that.
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is criticizing someone who made an honest mistake
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and I no longer have to carry crayons in my front pocket.
Recap of Modern Family Season 4 Episode 21 (S04E21) - 6
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Athens and Sparta, Kerrigan and Harding,
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Instead, I'd like you to watch as I converse with a young man
Recap of Modern Family Season 4 Episode 21 (S04E21) - 9
Real estate? Isn't that just buying and selling houses?
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- I put a "Spanish" couple into a Spanish home. - Gil.
Recap of Modern Family Season 4 Episode 21 (S04E21) - 11
And I have a very funny story, actually.
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Gil pickles.
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Thank you, Mr. Thorpe.
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Uh, what that means is I actually have
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But when my kids came along, I just wanted to be there.
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No. I-I didn't win.
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Oh, so there was no one at home to teach you not to interrupt?
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All right! All right!
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and told them that you can't come in
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You're gonna be long gone by then.
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Well, um, thanks for rescuing me in there.
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Are you offering me a job?
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- Yeah. Yeah. Take your time. No pressure. - Okay.
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Really? I don't get much mail.
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See, "dear Lily, I'm writing because I made a mistake
Recap of Modern Family Season 4 Episode 21 (S04E21) - 28
Uh, well, it sounds like she's really in a jam.
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"I mean, what's the point of t-t-t-t-t-t-t?
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Are you kidding? What's your last name?!
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I can't be the only one who gets hungry in there!
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I think Claire's going through some pretty dark stuff,
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I'm racking my brain for a compliment here.
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"Chuck Stone smiled and lit a cigarette,
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- Let's do this. - All right.
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Are you really the tooth fairy?
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Is this about the money again?
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Why did you lie? You said lying was wrong.
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- Yes. - Don't you?
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You've got a hundred dollars.
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- Why? - I'd rather not say.
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I'm just messing with ya.
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This was between us. You don't bring family into it.
Recap of Modern Family Season 4 Episode 21 (S04E21) - 47
You know what? We're gonna tell your mom
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How was your first day of writing?
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Just... there were no cell phones in 1965.

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- What? No way! - Oh, that's so exciting!
#2
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- What? Okay. - Wow. Look at that.
#3
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is criticizing someone who made an honest mistake
#4
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and I no longer have to carry crayons in my front pocket.
#5
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Athens and Sparta, Kerrigan and Harding,
#7
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Instead, I'd like you to watch as I converse with a young man
#8
Recap of Modern Family Season 4 Episode 21 (S04E21) - 9
Real estate? Isn't that just buying and selling houses?
#9
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- I put a "Spanish" couple into a Spanish home. - Gil.
#10
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And I have a very funny story, actually.
#11
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Gil pickles.
#13
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Thank you, Mr. Thorpe.
#15
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Uh, what that means is I actually have
#16
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But when my kids came along, I just wanted to be there.
#17
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No. I-I didn't win.
#18
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Oh, so there was no one at home to teach you not to interrupt?
#19
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All right! All right!
#20
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and told them that you can't come in
#21
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You're gonna be long gone by then.
#22
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Well, um, thanks for rescuing me in there.
#23
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Are you offering me a job?
#24
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- Yeah. Yeah. Take your time. No pressure. - Okay.
#25
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Really? I don't get much mail.
#26
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See, "dear Lily, I'm writing because I made a mistake
#27
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Uh, well, it sounds like she's really in a jam.
#28
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"I mean, what's the point of t-t-t-t-t-t-t?
#31
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Are you kidding? What's your last name?!
#32
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I can't be the only one who gets hungry in there!
#33
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I think Claire's going through some pretty dark stuff,
#34
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I'm racking my brain for a compliment here.
#35
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"Chuck Stone smiled and lit a cigarette,
#36
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- Let's do this. - All right.
#38
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Are you really the tooth fairy?
#39
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Is this about the money again?
#40
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Why did you lie? You said lying was wrong.
#41
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- Yes. - Don't you?
#42
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You've got a hundred dollars.
#43
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- Why? - I'd rather not say.
#44
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I'm just messing with ya.
#45
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This was between us. You don't bring family into it.
#46
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You know what? We're gonna tell your mom
#47
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How was your first day of writing?
#48
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Just... there were no cell phones in 1965.
#50