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Season 5  "First Days"  5x2

Aired 5 years ago - Sep 25, 2013

Luke and Manny have their first day of high school; Claire returns to the workforce; Mitch juggles an important meeting and Lily's first day of grade one.

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Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 1
Are you nervous because of your first day in High School?
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 2
that my little baby's going to the High School.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 3
Oh. Ay, but he does that, too, when he's depressed,
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 4
How many trucks would that take?
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 5
Impossible to blow it. What are those?
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 6
Well, maybe we are different kinds of managers.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 7
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 8
Well, prepare to feel like an old denim vest.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 9
You're lucky I love you.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 10
Well, if his style is so effective, riddle me this --
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 11
I'm -- I'm so sorry.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 12
I'm -- I'm a friend. I'm a colleague.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 13
You can hang your clothes in me.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 14
Listen, we just want to get a cup of coffee.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 15
On the revolutionary war, but, ugh.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 16
Are you trappers from the Canadian provinces?
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 17
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 18
who lived off the land and cried when they saw litter.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 19
Seriously, nothing?
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 20
29 minutes. I think I hear creaking.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 21
Hey, Pritchett, you're not some hot single mom
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 22
My last class is a pass/fail.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 23
And they poke into my thigh when I'm in my helicopter.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 24
Daddy's office.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 25
Not everybody. No, as a matter of fact,
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 26
I'm firing him as soon as I can find an I.T. guy
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 27
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 28
All right, you two in the back, we can hear you,
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 29
Ah, a little down.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 30
Okay, cut.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 31
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 32
but the good news is, is I might be your permanent teacher.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 33
I can rally like the brave men of the Alamo.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 34
Wow. I did not know you could even tell the gender of a turtle.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 35
- Please, stop. Please stop! - Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 36
but, uh, no, the time is right.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 37
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 38
I don't know what to pretend saying.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 39
And he wanted to be dropped off a block away from school.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 40
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 41
Have you considered a reverse mortgage?
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 42
I don't want the Fonz to see me like this.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 43
You're amazing. How would you fix it?
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 44
Yeah, she's not going to Cabo 'cause she's half your age.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 45
is -- is hurting the company,
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 46
But I respect your honesty. I respect your passion.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 47
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 48
If you say so.
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 49
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 50
Better. Better. Good job. Circle back up.

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Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 2
that my little baby's going to the High School.
#2
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 3
Oh. Ay, but he does that, too, when he's depressed,
#3
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 4
How many trucks would that take?
#4
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 5
Impossible to blow it. What are those?
#5
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 6
Well, maybe we are different kinds of managers.
#6
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 7 #7 Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 8
Well, prepare to feel like an old denim vest.
#8
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 9
You're lucky I love you.
#9
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 10
Well, if his style is so effective, riddle me this --
#10
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 11
I'm -- I'm so sorry.
#11
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 12
I'm -- I'm a friend. I'm a colleague.
#12
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 13
You can hang your clothes in me.
#13
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 14
Listen, we just want to get a cup of coffee.
#14
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 15
On the revolutionary war, but, ugh.
#15
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 16
Are you trappers from the Canadian provinces?
#16
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who lived off the land and cried when they saw litter.
#18
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 19
Seriously, nothing?
#19
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 20
29 minutes. I think I hear creaking.
#20
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 21
Hey, Pritchett, you're not some hot single mom
#21
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 22
My last class is a pass/fail.
#22
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 23
And they poke into my thigh when I'm in my helicopter.
#23
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 24
Daddy's office.
#24
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 25
Not everybody. No, as a matter of fact,
#25
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 26
I'm firing him as soon as I can find an I.T. guy
#26
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 27 #27 Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 28
All right, you two in the back, we can hear you,
#28
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 29
Ah, a little down.
#29
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 30
Okay, cut.
#30
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 31 #31 Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 32
but the good news is, is I might be your permanent teacher.
#32
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 33
I can rally like the brave men of the Alamo.
#33
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 34
Wow. I did not know you could even tell the gender of a turtle.
#34
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 35
- Please, stop. Please stop! - Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah.
#35
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 36
but, uh, no, the time is right.
#36
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I don't know what to pretend saying.
#38
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 39
And he wanted to be dropped off a block away from school.
#39
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Have you considered a reverse mortgage?
#41
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 42
I don't want the Fonz to see me like this.
#42
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 43
You're amazing. How would you fix it?
#43
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 44
Yeah, she's not going to Cabo 'cause she's half your age.
#44
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 45
is -- is hurting the company,
#45
Recap of Modern Family Season 5 Episode 2 (S05E02) - 46
But I respect your honesty. I respect your passion.
#46
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If you say so.
#48
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Better. Better. Good job. Circle back up.
#50