‘Modern Family’ Episode Guide (Oct. 18): Jay’s Pal Shorty Spends More Times With Gloria Than Jay

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‘Modern Family’ Episode Guide (Oct. 18): Jay’s Pal Shorty Spends More Times With Gloria Than Jay

“Sex, Lies & Kickball” (10/18/17) – Jay’s best friend, Shorty, is back from Costa Rica and stays at the house so they can catch up and reconnect. However, Shorty is spending more time with Gloria and seems to be avoiding Jay.

Meanwhile, Alex is ready to shed her good-girl image and is going to prove to Claire that her relationship with Ben is definitely a sexual relationship, on “Modern Family,” WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18 (9:00-9:31 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

Guest starring in this episode are Nathan Lane as Pepper, Chazz Palminteri as Shorty, Christian Barillas as Ronaldo, Joe Mande as Ben, and Gabriel Maddox Maier as Lionel.

“Sex, Lies & Kickball” was written by Abraham Higginbotham and directed by John Riggi.

The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is a wonderfully large and blended family with Jay Pritchett sitting at the head. By his side is his vivacious, younger second wife, Gloria, and together they are navigating life with their youngest son, Joe, and Gloria’s son, Manny, who is heading off to college to explore the world on his own terms.

Meanwhile, Jay’s grown daughter, Claire, and her husband, Phil, are learning to navigate life as empty-nesters with the youngest, Luke, now out of high school and looking to his next move; middle daughter Alex is learning how to balance academia and a social life, and eldest Haley is still living at home as she pursues a career and love.

Then there’s Claire’s brother and Jay’s grown son, Mitchell, and his husband, Cameron, who are about to enter the dreaded middle-school years with their newly discovered, gifted daughter, Lily. These three families are unique unto themselves, and together they give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.

“Modern Family” stars Ed O’Neill as Jay Pritchett, Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, Sofia Vergara as Gloria Pritchett, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett, Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker, Sarah Hyland as Haley Dunphy, Nolan Gould as Luke Dunphy, Ariel Winter as Alex Dunphy, Rico Rodriguez as Manny Delgado, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons as Lily Tucker-Pritchett and Jeremy Maguire as Joe Pritchett.

The series is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television in association with Steven Levitan Prods and Picador Productions. Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd are co-creators/executive producers. Danny Zuker, Paul Corrigan, Brad Walsh, Abraham Higginbotham, Jeffrey Richman and Jeff Morton also serve as executive producers.

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