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Season 9  "It's the Great Pumpkin, Phil Dunphy"  9x5

Aired a year ago - Oct 25, 2017

Phil and Claire still want to celebrate Halloween in a big way, but it seems no one shares their same enthusiasm making them wonder if maybe everyone is right. Over at the Pritchett's, Mitch and Cam are frustrated by how long Jay is taking to finish their kitchen remodel, which forces Mitch to finally stand up to his dad. Meanwhile, Gloria's hospitality is wearing thin when Cam oversteps his boundaries as a house guest.

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Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 1
I was going to make Joe's oatmeal.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 2
Ow!
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 3
and to never kick them out,
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 4
I want my kitchen back.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 5
Do something.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 6
Destiny was the name of the casting director
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 7
I even crushed the modesty after.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 8
Only the best sorority.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 9
Come with me.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 10
♪ Let's dance, the last dance ♪
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 11
Uh, I would like to see the kitchen.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 12
Now, wait a second.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 13
Okay, you know? Y... y... yes!
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 14
particularly from someone who was in one for 22 years,
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 15
- How'd it feel? - I didn't love it.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 16
or a high-school production of "Nunsense."
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 17
Let me just strap on this bad boy.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 18
It's one of the four biggest prank days of the year.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 19
Oh, I'm gonna teach them a lesson,
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 20
if you don't finish your homework.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 21
There's no way to say that that doesn't sound braggy.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 22
Next thing I know, Daddy's pulling the pumpkin
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 23
you know, and the right to name the next tornado.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 24
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 25
It's one of the perks of working at Pritchett's Closets.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 26
The pressure to dress up!
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 27
- [EMPLOYEES MURMUR IN RELIEF] - Oh. Yeah.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 28
It's a zombie attack.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 29
Ow, God! I am so sorry!
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 30
So I had to break it off with Carla
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 31
Sorry I'm late.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 32
I knew there was one perfect thing
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 33
so I could objectify her.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 34
just in time for the pumpkin weigh-in.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 35
Siamese twins have more privacy than me!
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 36
It's better that I know how you actually feel.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 37
I'll just quickly gather my things, take that bath,
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 38
Only I swapped out silly string for broad swords
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 39
Nooooo!
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 40
[SOBBING] Where's Fluffy?! I can't find Fluffy!
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 41
And what is a city, but...
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 42
This crystal in the middle acted like a magnifying glass.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 43
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 44
And it died so hard.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 45
Turns out you're just the weird guy
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 46
Who cares what anybody thinks?
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 47
Like, you know something's bad,
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 48
Whew!
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 49
It's been really great, but now it's over.
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 50
We were drunk, okay?

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Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 2
Ow!
#2
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 3
and to never kick them out,
#3
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 4
I want my kitchen back.
#4
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 5
Do something.
#5
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 6
Destiny was the name of the casting director
#6
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 7
I even crushed the modesty after.
#7
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 8
Only the best sorority.
#8
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 9
Come with me.
#9
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 10
♪ Let's dance, the last dance ♪
#10
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 11
Uh, I would like to see the kitchen.
#11
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 12
Now, wait a second.
#12
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 13
Okay, you know? Y... y... yes!
#13
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 14
particularly from someone who was in one for 22 years,
#14
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 15
- How'd it feel? - I didn't love it.
#15
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 16
or a high-school production of "Nunsense."
#16
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 17
Let me just strap on this bad boy.
#17
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 18
It's one of the four biggest prank days of the year.
#18
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 19
Oh, I'm gonna teach them a lesson,
#19
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 20
if you don't finish your homework.
#20
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 21
There's no way to say that that doesn't sound braggy.
#21
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 22
Next thing I know, Daddy's pulling the pumpkin
#22
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you know, and the right to name the next tornado.
#23
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It's one of the perks of working at Pritchett's Closets.
#25
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 26
The pressure to dress up!
#26
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 27
- [EMPLOYEES MURMUR IN RELIEF] - Oh. Yeah.
#27
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 28
It's a zombie attack.
#28
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 29
Ow, God! I am so sorry!
#29
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 30
So I had to break it off with Carla
#30
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 31
Sorry I'm late.
#31
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 32
I knew there was one perfect thing
#32
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 33
so I could objectify her.
#33
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 34
just in time for the pumpkin weigh-in.
#34
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 35
Siamese twins have more privacy than me!
#35
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 36
It's better that I know how you actually feel.
#36
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 37
I'll just quickly gather my things, take that bath,
#37
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 38
Only I swapped out silly string for broad swords
#38
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 39
Nooooo!
#39
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 40
[SOBBING] Where's Fluffy?! I can't find Fluffy!
#40
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 41
And what is a city, but...
#41
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 42
This crystal in the middle acted like a magnifying glass.
#42
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And it died so hard.
#44
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 45
Turns out you're just the weird guy
#45
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 46
Who cares what anybody thinks?
#46
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 47
Like, you know something's bad,
#47
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 48
Whew!
#48
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 49
It's been really great, but now it's over.
#49
Recap of Modern Family Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 50
We were drunk, okay?
#50