Manny's unreliable dad comes home to buy as much of Manny's love while he can and ends up buying some of Jays. Mitchell and Cameron try to see how long the baby can keep crying at night. And Phil has a kidney stone.
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"Up All Night" is the name of the eleventh episode of the first season for the ABC series Modern Family. It premiered on ABC in the United States on January 6, 2010. The episode was written by co-creator Christopher Lloyd and directed by Michael Spiller. Gloria is less than pleased with Jay's reaction to the arrival of Javier, Manny's infamously unreliable dad. Meanwhile, Phil is suffering from kidney stones and his dramatics leave Claire no other choice but to call for the hot firemen to rush him to the hospital, and Mitchell and Cameron have a harder time than Lily as they attempt to sleep train her.
The episode was written by co-creator Christopher Lloyd becoming the third episode he had written and the first directed by Michael Spiller. The episode features the first appearence of Javier, Manny's original dad and Gloria's original husband who is played by Benjamin Bratt. The episode got a rating of 4.1/11 the biggest rating since the first episode and got positive reviews.
Gloria is less than pleased with Jay's reaction to the arrival of Javier, Manny's infamously unreliable dad. Gloria talks Jay into allowing Javier to stay the night after Javier shows up a day late to visit Manny. Javier calls in a favor and takes Manny and Jay to a baseball field at night. The next day, Javier shows up with motorcycles and says they're for Jay and him to ride. Gloria forces Manny to go to school and has a discussion with Jay that he is now ...