Jay was really explicit about what he wanted to do for his 65th birthday, but luckily Phil Dunphy knows how to read between the lines.

Always keep the rhythm in your feet and a little party in your shoulders.

I haven't felt so nervous since I tried to break up with Claire 20 years ago.

Claire: I say no everyday in this house.
Phil: But at night she's a yes machine.
Claire: No.

Claire: I did cartwheels.
Phil: Without me?

Alex is teaching herself Chinese so she'll be useful when they finish buying us.

Haley: This is just like last year when you wouldn't take off those skinny jeans.
Alex: Woudn't or couldn't?
Phil: Hey I looked hot!

I wanted a car like this since I was a kid. I used to image the wind blowing through my perm, blasting some Hall and Oates, maybe horsing around with mister microphone.

It was very peaceful. Not the letter, that was full of threats.

She feels great. Her spirits are high, the whole family's high. There's your headline.

Phil: I'm just excited. After today you're going to be a councilwoman and I'm going to be a first husband.
Claire: If you don't stop filming, you're going to be MY first husband.

Our daughter might be going to college!!!