Season 4 Episodes

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Goodnight Gracie

Season 4, Episode 24 - Air Date: 5/22/2013
From ABC: Everyone flies down to Florida to be with Phil after his mom's passing. Claire helps Phil with Gracie's last wish for Frank, and the kids reflect on the gifts grandma left for them.
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Games People Play

Season 4, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/15/2013
From ABC: Phil gets a brand new RV with high hopes of going on a fun family road trip, and Claire decides to let him learn the hard way why this will likely be a terrible idea.
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My Hero

Season 4, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/8/2013
From ABC: Mitch's ex-boyfriend, Teddy, a very personable and successful doctor, invites the whole family to a fundraising event at the local roller rink, and they all run circles around each other as Cam tries to play it cool around Teddy, Claire avoids talking to Jay about inheriting his closet business, Phil teaches Gloria how to skate in spectacular fashion, Haley helps Alex talk to some cute boys, and amidst all the chaos Manny and Luke try to figure out whom they'll pick in their family for their "My Hero" essay assignment.
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Career Day

Season 4, Episode 21 - Air Date: 5/1/2013
From ABC: Phil is jazzed to share the wonders of residential real estate with Luke and Manny's classmates for career day, but unfortunately for Phil, his nemesis, Gil Thorpe, shows up and things get ugly.
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Flip Flop

Season 4, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/10/2013
From ABC: Phil is pretty confident in his ability to sell Claire and Cam's flipped house, but when it proves to be a little harder than he thought, he recruits the whole family into taking some desperate, borderline crazy measures.
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The Future Dunphys

Season 4, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/3/2013
From ABC: When Phil takes Claire to the hospital for her angiogram, they encounter a family that is basically their future selves, and they're not sure they like what they see.
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The Wow Factor

Season 4, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/27/2013
From ABC: Claire and Cam are entrenched in the house flip, but when they hit an impasse on a big landscaping decision, a "neutral" third party is brought in - Pam (guest star Wendi McLendon-Covey), the lesbian mom from Lily's school.
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Best Men

Season 4, Episode 17 - Air Date: 2/27/2013
From ABC: Mitch and Cam's best gal pal, Sal, makes one of her notorious surprise drop-ins, but this time with big news - she's getting married.
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Bad Hair Day

Season 4, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/20/2013
From ABC: Claire flies solo to her college reunion and runs into a professor she once dated, but when Phil shows up things get really awkward.
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Heart Broken

Season 4, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/13/2013
From ABC: A fun Valentine's Day romp between Phil and Claire's alter egos, Clive Bixby and Juliana, takes an unexpected turn that lands Claire in the hospital and with a diagnosis that she doesn't take lying down.
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A Slight at the Opera

Season 4, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/6/2013
From ABC: Cameron is putting on the school production of "Phantom of the Opera," but when their star falls ill, Manny pulls all the stops to land the lead -- even if that means going against Luke.
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Season 4, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/23/2013
From ABC: Gloria's mom, Pilar, and sister Sonia have made the voyage from Colombia, and they come bearing traditions, baby names and a whole lot of family baggage.
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Party Crasher

Season 4, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/16/2013
From ABC: With the baby coming soon, Jay and Gloria go to great lengths to throw Manny an extra special surprise party for his 14th birthday -- and there are plenty of surprises to go around!
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New Year's Eve

Season 4, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/9/2013
From ABC: Jay is so excited, having planned for the whole family to celebrate New Year's together at this great hotel in Palm Springs.
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Diamond in the Rough

Season 4, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/12/2012
From ABC: Manny and Luke's little league team unexpectedly makes it into a playoff game, so Claire and Cameron scramble to find a location and decide to do a makeover on a rundown field.
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When a Tree Falls

Season 4, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/28/2012
From ABC: With some urging, Mitch joins in on Cam's efforts to save an old tree in the park, but just how far will they go?
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Mistery Date

Season 4, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/14/2012
From ABC: When Claire takes Manny and Luke along to Alex's academic decathlon for the weekend, Phil attempts to throw together a boys' night at the house, inviting a fellow Bulldog alum (guest star Matthew Broderick) he just met -- but their wires are definitely crossed.
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Season 4, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/7/2012
From ABC: Phil and Claire get the dreaded late night call that Haley has been arrested for under-aged drinking, so they bring Mitchell, the family lawyer, in tow to the police station.
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Yard Sale

Season 4, Episode 6 - Air Date: 10/31/2012
From ABC: Jay and Gloria hold a yard sale to help Manny and Luke with their school's charity fundraiser, and the entire family pitches in: Phil feels pressured to both sell and buy something, Mitch and Cam help Claire assess Alex's new 'boy friend,' and Manny finds an old trunk that hides a secret Gloria wants to see remain a secret.
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Open House of Horrors

Season 4, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/24/2012
From ABC: Claire has overdone it in Halloweens past and the neighbors definitely don't share her enthusiasm, so this year she's being forced to tone it down and keep it "kid-friendly," and Phil has an idea to hold an open house on Halloween night.
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The Butler's Escape

Season 4, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/17/2012
From ABC: Luke wants to quit magic and Phil just can't seem to accept it. Meanwhile, one of Gloria's new pregnancy symptoms is snoring and she's keeping the whole house awake, forcing Jay to take desperate measures; and Mitch and Cam's household dynamic is put to the test when they decide to swap duties -- Mitch staying at home with Lily while Cam goes off to work at his new job as the music teacher at Luke and Manny's school.
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Season 4, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/10/2012
From ABC: Phil and Claire have a five-year plan, and that's to vacation and enjoy life once Luke leaves for college.
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Season 4, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/10/2012
From ABC: The day has arrived for Phil and Claire to drop Haley off at college, which is a difficult moment for any parent, but it's made worse when they manage to really embarrass Haley.
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Bringing Up Baby

Season 4, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/26/2012
From ABC: Jay's birthday is upon us again and, as before, he makes it well-known that he wishes to keep it as low key as possible, with no grand gestures or surprises.