Season 1, Episode 20 -  Air Date: 4/14/2010
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During an intense basketball game, Luke and Manny‘s coach quits, which leads to Jay and Phil stepping in to help out. Meanwhile, Mitchell helps Cameron find a prospective employer.

‘Modern Family‘ Fan Columnist: The Parents Get ‘Benched‘

In this week‘s Modern Family, "Benched," it‘s not the kids getting benched--not even Luke and Manny, the worst players on the neighborhood‘s worst junior-league basketball team. Nope--this time it‘s the parents who are feeling the sting of being sidelined. Claire gets dumped at the mall by younger daughter Alex so the girl can hang with her snooty friends. And Manny tells doting mom Gloria to stay away from his ballgames because she draws too much attention to him by (loudly) shouting encouragement.
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