Season 1 - Episode 1 : Pilot Sep 23, 2009
Season 1 - Episode 1 : Pilot Sep 23, 2009
Jay has grown children, grandchildren and a gorgeous young wife, who has a preteen son of her own; all together they must bridge generational, cultural and social gaps.
Season 1 - Episode 2 : The Bicycle Thief Sep 30, 2009
Phil is determined to help Luke prove he is responsible enough to have a new bike; Jay and Manny have some father and son time.
Season 1 - Episode 3 : Come Fly With Me Oct 7, 2009
Jay reluctantly takes Phil on a model-airplane excursion, and Gloria goes shopping with Alex. Meanwhile, Claire and Manny get to know each other as siblings.
Season 1 - Episode 4 : The Incident Oct 14, 2009
Jay's ex-wife, Dede (Shelley Long), tries to make amends with everyone she offended at Jay and Gloria's wedding.
Season 1 - Episode 5 : Coal Digger Oct 21, 2009
Tensions rise during a day of barbecue and football at Jay and Gloria's in the wake of an incident between Manny and Luke at school.
Season 1 - Episode 6 : Run for Your Wife Oct 28, 2009
Jay and Gloria have a disagreement about Manny's choice of outfit for his first day back at school; Cameron and Mitchell freak out when Lily gets a bump on the head.
Season 1 - Episode 7 : En Garde Nov 4, 2009
The family comes out to support Manny's newfound interest, fencing; Phil is determined to find Luke's hidden talent.
Season 1 - Episode 8 : Great Expectations Nov 18, 2009
Claire wants to surprise Phil with a private performance by one of their favorite musicians (Edward Norton); Cameron and Mitchell invite their friend Sal (Elizabeth Banks) out for a night on the town.
Season 1 - Episode 9 : Fizbo Nov 25, 2009
Claire and Phil decide to plan the biggest and best birthday party for Luke.
Season 1 - Episode 10 : Undeck the Halls Dec 9, 2009
Claire and Phil threaten to take away Christmas when the kids get into trouble; Cameron and Mitchell take Lily to have her first picture taken with Santa.
Season 1 - Episode 11 : Up All Night Jan 6, 2010
Gloria does not like Jay's reaction to the arrival of Manny's father (Benjamin Bratt); Phil is rushed to the hospital; Mitchell and Cameron try to sleep-train Lily.
Season 1 - Episode 12 : Not in My House Jan 13, 2010
When Claire finds a dirty picture on the computer and assumes it is Luke's doing, guilty Phil does not correct her; Jay and Gloria disagree over his beloved, life-size dog butler statue; Cameron involves himself in the gardener's woes.
Season 1 - Episode 13 : Fifteen Percent Jan 20, 2010
Mitchell plants an idea in Jay's head; Manny's date gets a makeover from Gloria.
Season 1 - Episode 14 : Moon Landing Feb 3, 2010
A visit from an old friend (Minnie Driver) leaves Claire feeling inadequate; Mitchell tries to help Gloria with some legal issues.
Season 1 - Episode 15 : My Funky Valentine Feb 10, 2010
Claire and Phil plan a Valentine's Day excursion; Jay takes Gloria to a comedy show; Cameron and Mitchell try to play cupid for Manny.
Season 1 - Episode 16 : Fears Mar 3, 2010
Phil tries to conquer his fear of the dark when he and Luke go on a discovery expedition underneath the house; Mitchell and Cameron invite Lily's pediatrician over for brunch.
Season 1 - Episode 17 : Truth Be Told Mar 10, 2010
Phil invites his high school girlfriend (Judy Greer) to the house; Jay accidentally kills Manny's pet turtle, then goes to extremes to cover his tracks; overworked Mitchell stands up to his boss.
Season 1 - Episode 18 : Starry Night Mar 24, 2010
Claire and Phil each take on one of the kids' school projects; Gloria and Cameron bond during a night out.
Season 1 - Episode 19 : Game Changer Mar 31, 2010
The release of a new product Phil wants coincides with his birthday; Mitchell has a newfound desire to toughen up; Cameron gets involved in a neighbor's marital problems.
Season 1 - Episode 20 : Benched Apr 14, 2010
Luke and Manny's hot-tempered basketball coach quits during a game, causing Jay and Phil to jockey to fill the position; Mitchell takes Cameron along to meet a prospective employer.
Season 1 - Episode 21 : Travels With Scout Apr 28, 2010
Claire is suspicious when Phil's father shows up for an expected visit; Manny is traumatized by a horror movie.
Season 1 - Episode 22 : Airport 2010 May 5, 2010
Gloria invites the whole family on a getaway to Hawaii for Jay's birthday.
Season 1 - Episode 23 : Hawaii May 12, 2010
An unexpected reality check dampens Jay's plans for relaxation; Phil wants to make the trip romantic for Claire; the kids get into mischief when left to their own devices.
Season 1 - Episode 24 : Family Portrait May 19, 2010
Everything seems to be working against Claire's plans for a new family portrait; Cameron gets a gig as a wedding singer, leaving Mitchell home alone with Lily and a wayward pigeon.