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Modern Family: Moon Landing
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Moon Landing is the name of the fourteenth episode of the series Modern Family' season 1. It premiered on American Broadcasting Company. The air date was originally supposed to be January 27, 2010, but will be preempted by the State of the Union and pushed back a week to February 3, 2010. In the episode, Claire (Julie Bowen) feels slightly inadequate when her old friend, Valerie (guest star Minnie Driver), visits and is nothing like Claire remembered. Meanwhile Jay (Ed O'Neill) has an unsettling locker room moment when he and Cameron (Eric Stonestreet) go play racquetball, and Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) tries to help Gloria (Sofía Vergara) with some legal problems.

The episode was written by Bill Wruber and directed by Jason Winer. The episode aired in the United States on February 3, 2010 on ABC and achieved a Nielsen Rating of 3.9/10, attracting 9.07 million viewers. The episode received positive reviews from critics.

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Claire calls Phil Mario while he's wearing the mustache.


The episode surprisingly survived against American Idol with 9.194 million viewers and a Nielsen Rating of 3.9/11. The episode ranked 14 in the 18-49 rating, but coudn't break the top 20 in total viewership. The episode got favorable reviews. Robert Canning of IGN gave the episode an 8 saying that it was "Impressive" and "If any one of these story lines had been given more time within the episode, their comic potential could ...
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