Title: Mother's Day
Air Date: May 4, 2011 at 9:00 PM PDT
Gloria (Sofia Vergara) and Claire (Julie Bowen) want to spend a nice Mother’s Day outdoors hiking with the kids, but the kids’ nonstop bickering and complaining drives Claire to the edge, and she brings Gloria down with her. Phil (Ty Burrell) and Jay (Ed O’Neill) stay home to cook everyone a nice dinner, and Phil catches Jay in an unexpected moment of weakness. Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) becomes self-conscious about being seen as the “mother” in the relationship.