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gytalf2000
02-14-2013, 02:00 PM
So, what did everyone think of last night's episode?

GrandWino
02-14-2013, 02:12 PM
Strange episode with the way they did each story as it's own contained vignette. Some good laughs (Clyde Bixby will never not make me laugh) but also some weird moments.

I wasn't sure why Jay was purposefully sabotaging time with Gloria at the end there, he seemed pretty into the idea earlier in the story but at the end he was telling Manny to come in and interrupt. What did I miss there?

lieu
02-14-2013, 02:16 PM
Yeah, we wondered about the "Come back in X seconds" too. No clue.

While I like Cam and Mitchell, that was too much of any one subplot. Overall, it kinda had me off a bit. I'll have to rewatch and see if it improves.

h.sapiens
02-14-2013, 02:17 PM
Probably Gloria had tired him out, and he didn't want to admit it.

My favorite line, Cam to Mitchell: "Well, you've made your bed, now you can lie in it. No, don't lie there I just made it." The song Dylan wrote to thank them for letting him stay was funny, too.

alphaboi867
02-14-2013, 02:19 PM
I may have missed something, why again did Cam invite Dylan to be their houseboy again? Was it just cause he was drunk, that Dylan's really hot, or both?

lieu
02-14-2013, 02:23 PM
Oh yeah, Dylan coming in and out with raised arm saying "Not looking... not looking."

Sampiro
02-14-2013, 03:39 PM
Probably Gloria had tired him out, and he didn't want to admit it.


That's how I read it. It allowed him to save his energy and his pride.

Cam as a Clive Bixby variant was hysterical.

Sampiro
02-14-2013, 03:40 PM
"OH MY GOD! Mom's heart exploded!"

Nice that they remembered Haley faints at the sight of blood; it was previously used in the hospital episode.

Eyebrows 0f Doom
02-14-2013, 03:56 PM
"OH MY GOD! Mom's heart exploded!"



Ok that was really funny.

So was I the only one who thought it a bit... noticeable how Claire & Phil's storyline revolved around sex and them making out on the bed, and Gloria & Jay's storyline revolved around sex and them making out on the bed, and Cam & Mitchell's storyline revolved around... Dylan and Christmas decorations? :dubious:

Uncle Jocko
02-14-2013, 03:58 PM
I wasn't sure why Jay was purposefully sabotaging time with Gloria at the end there, he seemed pretty into the idea earlier in the story but at the end he was telling Manny to come in and interrupt. What did I miss there?

As mentioned, apparently Jay and Gloria had gotten some private time together already, but Jay was worn out. When he went into the bedroom, Gloria says, "I'm not finished with you yet!" (Apparently all the sexy things he'd done during the day REALLY got her motor running :cool:)

"OH MY GOD! Mom's heart exploded!"

Nice that they remembered Haley faints at the sight of blood; it was previously used in the hospital episode.

Wasn't it Alex? I thought I saw Haley standing there when Claire went by saying, "Revive your sister."

panache45
02-14-2013, 04:56 PM
It seemed more like three distinct shows, clumsily crammed together into one episode . . . like the writers just couldn't tie it all together.

And once again: I hate all the kids.

Mr. Greenjeans
02-14-2013, 06:20 PM
Love the show, but...

worst episode ever.

(I will try to watch again and post a retraction if I change my mind.)

Sampiro
02-14-2013, 06:25 PM
Wasn't it Alex? I thought I saw Haley standing there when Claire went by saying, "Revive your sister."

Could have been. I get which is which confused.

So was I the only one who thought it a bit... noticeable how Claire & Phil's storyline revolved around sex and them making out on the bed, and Gloria & Jay's storyline revolved around sex and them making out on the bed, and Cam & Mitchell's storyline revolved around... Dylan and Christmas decorations?

No, I thought of it. They are definitely prudish about showing even PG physical intimacy twixt Cam and Mitch; it's rare you see them even hug.

ThelmaLou
02-14-2013, 07:09 PM
Love the show, but...

worst episode ever.

(I will try to watch again and post a retraction if I change my mind.)

Concur.

Mean Mr. Mustard
02-14-2013, 08:41 PM
Manny: "She said wear a hat with a feather in it, and I was like, which one?"


mmm

ZipperJJ
02-14-2013, 11:07 PM
Cam looks really butch when his hair is toussled.

When Jay is coming up the stairs at the end of the show, before Manny appears at the top gate to say "Hey Jay lemme tell you about my party...", Jay is clearly moaning and groaning as he ascends the stairs, and says "Oh god..." when Gloria calls to him.

muldoonthief
02-15-2013, 08:10 AM
It seemed more like three distinct shows, clumsily crammed together into one episode . . . like the writers just couldn't tie it all together.


It seemed to me they did it on purpose. Three separate Valentines Day vignettes, instead of a single story.


No, I thought of it. They are definitely prudish about showing even PG physical intimacy twixt Cam and Mitch; it's rare you see them even hug.

When Lily said to Jay & Gloria "Are you kissing? My Daddies kiss ALL the time!" I realized we've never seen them kiss each other.

And Lily's "You're a grown up! You can't live here!" speech to Dylan was the best part of the episode.

When Jay is coming up the stairs at the end of the show, before Manny appears at the top gate to say "Hey Jay lemme tell you about my party...", Jay is clearly moaning and groaning as he ascends the stairs, and says "Oh god..." when Gloria calls to him.

They put up a title card indicating it was the next day, so Jay presumably spent all night in the sack with Gloria. I think that would wear out any man.

corkboard
02-15-2013, 01:36 PM
Give me Claire in a figure skating outfit over Gloria in whatever, any day of the week and twice on Sundays. Please.

GrandWino
02-15-2013, 01:40 PM
Give me Claire in a figure skating outfit over Gloria in whatever, any day of the week and twice on Sundays. Please.

It's funny, Happy Gilmore was on TV the other day and it stars a young Julie Bowen as Gilmore's love interest. Besides the obvious fashion differences, it's remarkable how much better looking Bowen is now. Here's a pic. (http://www.lobshots.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Julie_Bowen_Happy_Gilmore_Sweater_8.jpg) I mean, she was still cute as hell in this movie - and I fell in love with her when she played Carol Vessey on "Ed"- but she's aged very very well.

Joey P
02-15-2013, 01:40 PM
When Lily said to Jay & Gloria "Are you kissing? My Daddies kiss ALL the time!" I realized we've never seen them kiss each other.

We did once. It had been getting mentioned on the internet for the week or so before hand, but if you didn't know about it and weren't watching for it, you probably wouldn't have noticed it. It was in the background of the main scene and very quick.
Christmas episode maybe?

Joey P
02-15-2013, 01:48 PM
Here it is (http://www.thedailybeast.com/videos/2010/09/29/modern-familys-first-kiss.html), keep in mind, we knew it was coming in this episode so the 'almost' kisses where put there on purpose...

DiosaBellissima
02-15-2013, 02:32 PM
"this isn't a hotel!"

muldoonthief
02-15-2013, 03:25 PM
"Maybe we should have her speak to the gardener."

SykoSkotty
02-15-2013, 03:54 PM
I laughed a lot - enjoyed the episode. Not the best one but far from the worst.

The "pink panther" had me cracking up, and when Mitchell washed the cat clean, he comes out of the bathroom as the wet cat is running away and says, "OK, I do that drunk....I don't get a scratch."

gytalf2000
02-15-2013, 05:08 PM
"Maybe we should have her speak to the gardener."


That was hilarious!

TBG
02-15-2013, 07:28 PM
I wasn't sure why Jay was purposefully sabotaging time with Gloria at the end there, he seemed pretty into the idea earlier in the story but at the end he was telling Manny to come in and interrupt. What did I miss there?

He's become Al Bundy. Next week Gloria will ask him to rub her tushy and he'll stick his hand in his waistband and complain. :D

Quimby
02-17-2013, 09:41 PM
Serious question: Do Cam and Mitchell ever act like they even like each other anymore?

I was also unclear what the ending with Jay meant. Was it supposed to say he had been sabotaging the situation on purpose the whole time but we just learned it now?

IvoryTowerDenizen
02-17-2013, 09:44 PM
Serious question: Do Cam and Mitchell ever act like they even like each other anymore?

I was also unclear what the ending with Jay meant. Was it supposed to say he had been sabotaging the situation on purpose the whole time but we just learned it now?

No, she wore him out and he couldn't take it anymore.

I think there's a lot of honesty and affection between Cam and Mitchell. They drive each other nuts but always have each other' backs.

Rushgeekgirl
02-17-2013, 10:06 PM
Give me Claire in a figure skating outfit over Gloria in whatever, any day of the week and twice on Sundays. Please.

Fine by me. I'll take your cast-offs happily and I'm a straight woman. There is just something about Gloria I really love. Probably the hot latina thing. I love those latin lovers. :)

Ibn Warraq
02-17-2013, 10:47 PM
It's funny, Happy Gilmore was on TV the other day and it stars a young Julie Bowen as Gilmore's love interest. Besides the obvious fashion differences, it's remarkable how much better looking Bowen is now. Here's a pic. (http://www.lobshots.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/Julie_Bowen_Happy_Gilmore_Sweater_8.jpg) I mean, she was still cute as hell in this movie - and I fell in love with her when she played Carol Vessey on "Ed"- but she's aged very very well.

I went to high school with her. Not friend or even really aquaintances since she was a senior and I was a freshman, but she's definitely gotten better looking as she got older.

Not that she was ever I unattractive or anything.

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