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Modern Family: In Your Head

913. In Your Head

Aired January 17, 2018

After Luke doesn't return home following a night out in a sketchy neighborhood, Manny, Phil and Gloria team up to search for him. Seeking advice for a job interview with the creator of a popular lifestyle website, Haley interrupts Alex's college class and annoys the professor, Arvin Fennerman.

Quote from Phil

Phil: I've been putting on a brave face to squash the darkness inside of me, but what if the worst has happened? How will I tell Claire? I won't. I'll have to smother her with a pillow to spare her the pain, but then Jay will have lost a daughter. I'll have to smother him, too. That's two pillows from the same set. It's a pattern. The police are after me!

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Quote from Mitchell

Mitchell: I can't believe it's almost gone.
Cameron: Look, you know, I've only ever considered opening that twice once early on election night and then when we thought "La La Land" won Best Picture.
Mitchell: I know. It's been a rough year.

Quote from Jay

Jay: [aside to camera] Earl Chambers, my former business partner-turned dumbass nemesis, bought the old horizontal wardrobe. For you closet non-pros, that means he died. Then last week, I received this urn and this note. "You know what to do with my ashes. Follow the path." What the hell does that mean?

Quote from Phil

Manny: Luke and I went to a sketchy neighborhood for tacos last night, and he disappeared, and I haven't seen him since.
Phil: What? Where did you see him last?
Manny: He went off with this girl.
Phil: With a girl?
Manny: Yeah.
Phil: [laughs] Manny. Let me tell you a little something about Dunphy men. When we come into contact with a lady, we leave her with a burning sensation. Let me try that again. Um... When a Dunphy man sees a sexy skirt, he's just gotta get in it. No!

Quote from Claire

Shirl Chambers: Claire, I'm so glad you called. How come we've never done this before?
Claire: Because we were born into a feud. Hatfields and McCoys, the Sharks and Jets, the the closet lunatic and the closet idiot.

Quote from Haley

Haley: Could you please just read my sample? This job is important to me. This is my one shot at a real career.
Alex: Fine, I'll read it. And "real career"? I've seen this NERP business. Nicole Rosemary Page seems bonkers. Didn't she get in trouble for cannibalism?
Haley: No. Turns out there are no laws against eating your own appendix, and it does help with fine lines. But she's a success story. Child star, Bond girl, indie darling before she lost all her money to a Fonzie scheme.
Alex: Don't you mean Ponzi scheme?
Haley: Sadly, no.

Quote from Cameron

Mitchell: Uh, first you open up our $400 bottle of wine, now it's our $200 tin of caviar. We were saving those.
Max: For what?
Cameron: A celebration, like-
Max: What about when "Moonlight" won the Oscar?
Cameron: Okay, it was a big moment for the community, yes...

Quote from Jay

Jay: [to the urn] You think you can drive me nuts, but you can't.
Claire: He can't actually hear you unless you open the lid.
Jay: I still can't figure out the meaning of "Follow the path!" I'm gonna need you to call Shirl and find out why her father's been torturing me.
Claire: You call her!
Jay: That's not an option. She's a greasy slimebucket, just like her father. And for some reason, she doesn't like me.

Quote from Phil

Phil: Look, I'm just glad you came to me.
Manny: I didn't. You caught me here.
Phil: 'cause I don't want Claire freaking out about this. Luke's phone is going straight to voicemail. Someone's got a sock on the digital doorknob.

Quote from Gloria

Phil: He was around here last night. He apparently went off with a girl from this neighborhood. We just haven't been able to reach him since.
Mumford: Do you know the girl's name?
Manny: No. Uh, something Latin-y.
Gloria: What happened to you? You used to be Latin-y.

Quote from Phil

Gloria: Ay, Phil, are you okay?
Phil: Yeah, yeah. I'm sure there's a perfectly reasonable explanation why Luke would abandon a make-out session. No, there isn't. A Dunphy man would never do that. We walk away from fights, we walk away from spiders, but never a super-cute girl who smells like frosting!

Quote from Gloria

Gloria: You have to stay positive. Nothing bad ever happens this close to a Pottery Barn.

Quote from Jay

Jay: [v.o.] As young men, we'd hike this path up to an old oak tree, where we'd brainstorm how to conquer the closet universe. We foolishly thought that we knew everything back then. But hopefully, I've learned a few things through the years. Like, live today as if there's no tomorrow that it's not too late to right past wrongs, and when things are looking down, look up or take chances you never imagined you would.
[flashback:]
Jay: "You stupid softy, I knew you'd do it. Did you try to do something special? Was it at sunset? It was at sunset, wasn't it? Sucker. I win. See you in hell." I look forward to that.

Quote from Cameron

Cameron: Yeah, but I, uh, I'm just asking, but was imagining it more fun?
Mitchell: Well, it was warmer.
Cameron: You know, I like looking forward to things. Carly Simon's big hit was "Anticipation", not "Remember That Cool Thing We Did".


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