Season 2 - Episode 1 : The Old Wagon Sep 22, 2010
Season 2 - Episode 1 : The Old Wagon Sep 22, 2010
Phil finally agrees to sell the old station wagon but only after a family trip down memory lane; Cameron asks Jay for help when Mitchell decides to build a life-size princess castle for Lily.
Season 2 - Episode 2 : The Kiss Sep 29, 2010
Gloria decides to honor her late grandmother by cooking more traditional Colombian meals; Claire finds out Alex is interested in a boy; Mitchell's aversion to public displays of affection causes an argument.
Season 2 - Episode 3 : Earthquake Oct 6, 2010
When an earthquake hits, Claire gets stuck in the bathroom with the plumber; Manny experiences an existential crisis while out with Jay; Mitchell and Cameron use the quake as an excuse to get out of a party thrown by a friend (Nathan Lane).
Season 2 - Episode 4 : Strangers on a Treadmill Oct 13, 2010
Claire and Mitchell try to spare their significant others from embarrassment; Haley tries to teach Alex how to be cool.
Season 2 - Episode 5 : Unplugged Oct 20, 2010
Phil and Claire announce a family challenge after noticing how busy everyone is with electronic devices; Cameron and Mitchell try to get Lily into a good preschool.
Season 2 - Episode 6 : Halloween Oct 27, 2010
Claire prepares to make the Dunphy house spooky for Halloween; Cameron does not like the holiday because of a traumatic childhood experience; Jay and Manny tease Gloria about her accent.
Season 2 - Episode 7 : Chirp Nov 3, 2010
Claire and Haley are stuck at home sick; the taunting of a chirping smoke detector has Phil preoccupied; Gloria and Manny's surprise visit at Jay's work leads to headaches for him; Cameron takes Lily for a commercial.
Season 2 - Episode 8 : Manny Get Your Gun Nov 17, 2010
Manny experiences a minicrisis over getting older; Phil and Claire engage in a car race on the way to a restaurant; Mitch and Cam go to the mall to pick up a gift for Manny's birthday.
Season 2 - Episode 9 : Mother Tucker Nov 24, 2010
Cameron's mother (Celia Weston) makes Mitchell uncomfortable; Haley breaks up with Dylan.
Season 2 - Episode 10 : Dance Dance Revelation Dec 8, 2010
Luke and Manny have their first school dance; Jay and Phil take Luke and Manny on a mall run that becomes quite stressful; Mitch and Cam learn that Lily is biting other kids on the playground.
Season 2 - Episode 11 : Slow Down Your Neighbors Jan 5, 2011
Claire intends to stop a car that speeds through the neighborhood; Phil deals with a difficult client; Jay teaches Manny to ride a bike; Mitchell and Cameron meet a charming neighbor.
Season 2 - Episode 12 : Our Children, Ourselves Jan 12, 2011
Alex's dedication to learning makes Claire and Phil question themselves; Gloria tries to make new friends; Mitch runs into an ex-girlfriend while out with Cam.
Season 2 - Episode 13 : Caught in the Act Jan 19, 2011
Claire and Phil find themselves in a compromising position when the kids try to surprise them with breakfast in bed; an e-mail mars Jay and Gloria's Vegas vacation; Mitch and Cam try to get a hookup at a hot new restaurant.
Season 2 - Episode 14 : Bixby's Back Feb 9, 2011
Claire and Phil decide to reprise their role-playing adventure from the previous year; Jay's elaborate Valentine's surprise for Gloria keeps getting held up; an admirer comes between Cameron and Mitchell.
Season 2 - Episode 15 : Princess Party Feb 16, 2011
Fizbo is disinvited from Lily's birthday party; Mitchell and Claire's mother DeDe (Shelley Long) comes to the party with Claire's ex-boyfriend (Matt Dillon).
Season 2 - Episode 16 : Regrets Only Feb 21, 2011
Gloria and Jay try to help when Phil and Claire get into a huge argument; Cameron asks Mitchell and Luke to help prepare for a big fundraising event.
Season 2 - Episode 17 : Two Monkeys and a Panda Mar 2, 2011
Claire wears herself out trying to make peace between Alex and Haley; Phil sneaks off for a day at the spa; Cameron decides to write a book.
Season 2 - Episode 18 : Boys' Night Mar 23, 2011
Claire and Phil worry when they learn Luke has befriended their cantankerous old neighbor; Jay tries to avoid attending a symphony concert with Gloria and Manny; Haley baby-sits Lily.
Season 2 - Episode 19 : The Musical Man Apr 13, 2011
Cameron is overzealous in his planning of the spring musical performance at Luke and Manny's school; Jay's brother visits; Phil convinces the family to be in his new ad.
Season 2 - Episode 20 : Someone to Watch Over Lily Apr 20, 2011
Mitchell and Cameron try to choose who would best take care of Lily should anything happen to them.
Season 2 - Episode 21 : Mother's Day May 4, 2011
Gloria and Claire plan a Mother's Day hike with the kids; things becomes awkward when Phil catches Jay in a moment of weakness.
Season 2 - Episode 22 : Good Cop Bad Dog May 11, 2011
Phil and Claire shock the kids by switching parenting roles for a day; Jay gives advice to an entrepreneur about his dog-training business; Cameron has the flu, leaving Mitchell to decide what to do with their Lady Gaga tickets.
Season 2 - Episode 23 : See You Next Fall May 18, 2011
As the family prepares for Alex's middle-school graduation, Jay tries to hide a cosmetic-procedure mishap, Cameron is upset about Mitchell laughing at his expense, and Phil antagonizes Claire.
Season 2 - Episode 24 : The One That Got Away May 25, 2011
The family scrambles to plan a big celebration for Jay's birthday; Phil runs into his college nemesis; Cameron gets into hot water at a bakery.