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Season 9  "The Escape"  9x21

Aired a year ago - May 09, 2018

Haley meets Arvin’s parents but when things don’t go as planned, fate leads to an unexpected reunion with all of her ex-boyfriends. Meanwhile, the family seizes on a nursing home visit with Jay’s mean sister, Becky, to settle old scores. But as Jay, Claire and Mitchell compete for her time, Phil, Cam and Gloria end up getting trapped in the home’s basement with no way out.

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Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 1
Hi, Aunt Becky.
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Mitchell, you've gotten so handsome.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 3
So she doesn't remember me coming out?
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 4
Often, it's the little things that trigger recollection...
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 5
This means I get to come out to her again.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 6
For 20 years, I've regretted that moment,
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 7
It was a gift from a prince I met in Liechtenstein.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 8
which I returned so I could get that necklace.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 9
What's Pritchett's Closets?
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 10
Breathe.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 11
Now that her memory is Swiss cheese,
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 12
Nicely done, son.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 13
Is there time to get a drink?
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 14
Oh, also I work at NERP.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 15
Oh, don't be silly. I'd be happy anywhere.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 16
Why can't they just let this be a fun nursing-home visit?
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 17
We have to keep her from remembering anything
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 18
What is this place?
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 19
Haley, I know your job is top secret,
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 20
Do you have a corgi like the queen?
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 21
Oh, it's my elbow.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 22
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 23
Oh, darling, you have everything to do with this.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 24
who thinks she knows science
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 25
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 26
Now focus on the code and nothing else.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 27
- Uh-huh. - That's right. You got remarried
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 28
you said that I looked like a little sissy, well, I...
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 29
and mine's about living my truth, but I get...
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 30
But before you start throwing stones, maybe look deep into your own...
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 31
Hey! Help! We're stuck in here!
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 32
Give me a boost. No, it should be me.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 33
You're great.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 34
We're saved.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 35
But you were ashamed of me.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 36
and sit in a big thing of, like, Swiss chocolate
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 37
- Ugh. What happened? - You passed out.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 38
Oh, no. I was in town for a self-help seminar...
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 39
I'm just glad I could be here.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 40
- Oh. - She's a Laker girl.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 41
but, um, he is a professor and an astrophysicist.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 42
Okay. Full disclosure.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 43
You know, how are we gonna survive?
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 44
Okay, you say that now, but we may not get out of here,
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 45
like... like, "Why aren't the wires connected
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 46
That's what it is.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 47
Great. Now we have marijuana and no lighter
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Never.
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Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 50
He's having some terrible financial troubles.

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Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 2
Mitchell, you've gotten so handsome.
#2
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 3
So she doesn't remember me coming out?
#3
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 4
Often, it's the little things that trigger recollection...
#4
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 5
This means I get to come out to her again.
#5
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 6
For 20 years, I've regretted that moment,
#6
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 7
It was a gift from a prince I met in Liechtenstein.
#7
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 8
which I returned so I could get that necklace.
#8
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 9
What's Pritchett's Closets?
#9
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 10
Breathe.
#10
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 11
Now that her memory is Swiss cheese,
#11
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 12
Nicely done, son.
#12
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 13
Is there time to get a drink?
#13
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 14
Oh, also I work at NERP.
#14
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 15
Oh, don't be silly. I'd be happy anywhere.
#15
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 16
Why can't they just let this be a fun nursing-home visit?
#16
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 17
We have to keep her from remembering anything
#17
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 18
What is this place?
#18
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 19
Haley, I know your job is top secret,
#19
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 20
Do you have a corgi like the queen?
#20
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 21
Oh, it's my elbow.
#21
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Oh, darling, you have everything to do with this.
#23
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who thinks she knows science
#24
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Now focus on the code and nothing else.
#26
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 27
- Uh-huh. - That's right. You got remarried
#27
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 28
you said that I looked like a little sissy, well, I...
#28
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 29
and mine's about living my truth, but I get...
#29
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 30
But before you start throwing stones, maybe look deep into your own...
#30
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 31
Hey! Help! We're stuck in here!
#31
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 32
Give me a boost. No, it should be me.
#32
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 33
You're great.
#33
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 34
We're saved.
#34
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 35
But you were ashamed of me.
#35
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 36
and sit in a big thing of, like, Swiss chocolate
#36
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 37
- Ugh. What happened? - You passed out.
#37
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 38
Oh, no. I was in town for a self-help seminar...
#38
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 39
I'm just glad I could be here.
#39
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 40
- Oh. - She's a Laker girl.
#40
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 41
but, um, he is a professor and an astrophysicist.
#41
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 42
Okay. Full disclosure.
#42
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 43
You know, how are we gonna survive?
#43
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 44
Okay, you say that now, but we may not get out of here,
#44
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 45
like... like, "Why aren't the wires connected
#45
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 46
That's what it is.
#46
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 21 (S09E21) - 47
Great. Now we have marijuana and no lighter
#47
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Never.
#48
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He's having some terrible financial troubles.
#50