Airport 2010

Season 1, Episode 22 -  Air Date: 5/5/2010
4 Ratings


For Jay‘s birthday, Gloria gives him the best surprise -- a romantic birthday getaway to Hawaii -- the only kicker is she invited the whole entire family to come along. Everyone arrives at the airport, and it‘s a maddening scene with forgotten I.D.‘s, security breaches and flying phobias.

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The long-awaited "Modern Family clan goes to Hawaii" episodes are finally here. The two-parter began with this week‘s "Airport 2010," AKA "The One Where Everyone Waits at LAX." Though not a complete laugh riot, the episode played out nicely, balancing the silly with the sweet.The show‘s main running gag revolves around a series of surprises for Jay, from Gloria. Think you‘re going to have a romantic getaway with your hot wife? Surprise--she‘s invited the whole clan to come on the vacation (and paid for it all, much to Jay‘s chagrin). Think you‘ll get to relax all week by the pool? Surprise--your wife has planned a week of daily hiking, culminating in a one final hike--to the top of a volcano. It‘s enough to drive a man to drink, which Jay does.
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