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Season 9  "The Long Goodbye"  9x2

Aired a year ago - Oct 04, 2017

Phil and Claire realize that Alex may be more self-sufficient in college than they thought. Manny works to avoid a tearful goodbye after Gloria and Jay move him into his dorm. Hayley gets an unexpected opportunity.

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Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 1
I hope you're not... driving.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 2
It shows.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 3
for whoever stuck their neck out to get you this job.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 4
than my dad's had in a lifetime.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 5
Huh, they seem to be turning down our street.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 6
searching for a way to justify the remodel of our kitchen.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 7
Well, it appears we found our smoking "bun."
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 8
Oh, I completely forgot you guys were coming.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 9
Guess you can use that one for parts.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 10
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 11
But, uh, thank you so much for visiting.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 12
Look what we did.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 13
Do you think something's going on?
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 14
As someone who has actually had a gun to her head,
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 15
I'm not here, okay?
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 16
I needed my white noise machine.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 17
so we can salvage our perfect goodbye?
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 18
I'm gonna take a shower. Eh-eh-eh!
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 19
Where... Oh! Lily, do our tea cup first!
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 20
Well, that's dumb.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 21
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 22
I- I-I think I accidentally, on purpose,
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 23
Cam, you're about to feel a lot better
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 24
It's okay. You can swear in front of me.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 25
You know, would you like to be my personal assistant?
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 26
Uh, he's a little younger than I normally do.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 27
I'm not even sure I want to be a cart girl anymore.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 28
There's opportunity for advancement.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 29
Mm.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 30
Gloria, you messed up the TV,
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 31
Joe?
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 32
Manny was doing all these things?
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 33
he'll be in tears in two seconds.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 34
I'm the one that is sad, not you.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 35
You can't go in there without putting on a sterile suit
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 36
That was designed to perform cardiovascular surgery.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 37
Okay, well, your father and I were leaving your room,
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 38
Or, maybe I just didn't like the dress.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 39
Alex
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 40
that doesn't exist?
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 41
İf you really must know,
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 42
And of course I had to put on my best dress for my big moment.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 43
Everywhere but here.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 44
You're way further along than I am.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 45
Yeah, we are parenting at the highest possible level.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 46
Mini-bar's stocked with rosé and Ensure.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 47
Kind of rounded up there.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 48
Thanks, boss.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 49
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Or scroll and see one by one:

Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 2
It shows.
#2
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 3
for whoever stuck their neck out to get you this job.
#3
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 4
than my dad's had in a lifetime.
#4
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 5
Huh, they seem to be turning down our street.
#5
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 6
searching for a way to justify the remodel of our kitchen.
#6
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 7
Well, it appears we found our smoking "bun."
#7
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 8
Oh, I completely forgot you guys were coming.
#8
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 9
Guess you can use that one for parts.
#9
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 10 #10 Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 11
But, uh, thank you so much for visiting.
#11
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 12
Look what we did.
#12
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 13
Do you think something's going on?
#13
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 14
As someone who has actually had a gun to her head,
#14
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 15
I'm not here, okay?
#15
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 16
I needed my white noise machine.
#16
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 17
so we can salvage our perfect goodbye?
#17
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 18
I'm gonna take a shower. Eh-eh-eh!
#18
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 19
Where... Oh! Lily, do our tea cup first!
#19
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 20
Well, that's dumb.
#20
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I- I-I think I accidentally, on purpose,
#22
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 23
Cam, you're about to feel a lot better
#23
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 24
It's okay. You can swear in front of me.
#24
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 25
You know, would you like to be my personal assistant?
#25
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 26
Uh, he's a little younger than I normally do.
#26
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 27
I'm not even sure I want to be a cart girl anymore.
#27
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 28
There's opportunity for advancement.
#28
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 29
Mm.
#29
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 30
Gloria, you messed up the TV,
#30
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 31
Joe?
#31
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 32
Manny was doing all these things?
#32
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 33
he'll be in tears in two seconds.
#33
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 34
I'm the one that is sad, not you.
#34
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 35
You can't go in there without putting on a sterile suit
#35
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 36
That was designed to perform cardiovascular surgery.
#36
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 37
Okay, well, your father and I were leaving your room,
#37
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 38
Or, maybe I just didn't like the dress.
#38
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 39
Alex
#39
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 40
that doesn't exist?
#40
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 41
İf you really must know,
#41
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 42
And of course I had to put on my best dress for my big moment.
#42
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 43
Everywhere but here.
#43
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 44
You're way further along than I am.
#44
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 45
Yeah, we are parenting at the highest possible level.
#45
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 46
Mini-bar's stocked with rosé and Ensure.
#46
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 47
Kind of rounded up there.
#47
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 2 (S09E02) - 48
Thanks, boss.
#48
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