With a history of giving bad gifts, Claire is determined to surprise Phil with an amazing anniversary present: a private performance by one of their favorite musicians, Izzy LaFontaine. However, it turns out to be unexpected in more ways than one. Meanwhile, Mitchell and Cameron call up their former friend and reputed party girl, Sal, for a long overdue night out on the town and Jay hosts a party for the children of all three families.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It plays these songs...

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performed by Spandau Ballet

This Song is played in Great Expectations part of Modern Family Season 1
When Claire gets the Izzy LaFontaine (guitarist from Spandau Ballet) to come to the house, this is one of the songs he plays.

It refers to these songs...

It refers to these people...

Spandau Ballet

This Person is referred to by Great Expectations part of Modern Family Season 1
Claire, who has a habit of getting Phil terrible gifts, gets the guitarist from Spandau Ballet to do a private performance at their house.
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Yoko Ono

This Person is referred to by Great Expectations part of Modern Family Season 1
Sal refers to Mitchell and Cam's baby as Yoko because she thinks the baby is breaking up their friendship.
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It shows these movies...

The Gunfighter

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is shown on Great Expectations part of Modern Family Season 1
Dylan is supposed to take Haley to a party, but when he comes to pick her up, The Gunfighter is TV on and he stays to watch it.
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It refers to these movies...

Driving Miss Daisy

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Great Expectations part of Modern Family Season 1
Sal (Elizabeth Banks) says that Mitchell and Cameron are going to miss her making out with Miss Daisy after they bet her she won't kiss the waitresses at the bar.
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  • Buy Driving Miss Daisy on GooglePlay

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

Happy Xmas (War Is Over)
performed by John Lennon; features Plastic Ono Band, The Harlem Community Choir, and Yoko Ono

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  • Type: Song

My Man
performed by Yoko Ono

Kiss Kiss Kiss
performed by Yoko Ono

Modern Family Season 1

# Title Air Date
Modern Family
1:1 Pilot Sep 23, 2009
1:2 The Bicycle Thief Sep 30, 2009
1:3 Come Fly With Me Oct 7, 2009
1:4 The Incident Oct 14, 2009
1:5 Coal Digger Oct 21, 2009
1:6 Run For Your Wife Oct 28, 2009
1:7 En Garde Nov 4, 2009
1:8 Great Expectations Nov 18, 2009
1:9 Fizbo Nov 25, 2009
1:10 Undeck the Halls Dec 9, 2009
1:11 Up All Night Jan 6, 2010
1:12 Not In My House Jan 13, 2010
1:13 Fifteen Percent Jan 20, 2010
1:14 Moon Landing Feb 3, 2010
1:15 My Funky Valentine Feb 10, 2010
1:16 Fears Mar 3, 2010
1:17 Truth Be Told Mar 10, 2010
1:18 Starry Night Mar 24, 2010
1:19 Game Changer Mar 31, 2010
1:20 Benched Apr 14, 2010
1:21 Travels with Scout Apr 28, 2010
1:22 Airport 2010 May 5, 2010
1:23 Hawaii May 12, 2010
1:24 Family Portrait May 19, 2010

Great Expectations

 

Great Expectations

 

Great Expectations

 

Great Expectations

 

Great Expectations

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  • Type: Movie
 

Grey's Anatomy:
Season:  3  / Episode:  13 
Great Expectations

 

South Park:
Season:  4  / Episode:  14 
Great Expectations

Great Expectations
performed by Diggy Simmons; features Bei Maejor

Great Expectations
performed by Kiss

 

Great Expectations
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