Mitchell feels pressured to make Cameron's birthday extra special; people start to question Jay's manliness; the girls interfere with Phil's leap day plans.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these movies...

Maid in Manhattan

  • Date:
  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Leap Day part of Modern Family Season 3
Mitchell tries to make up for Cam's previous leap day birthday by planning a lavish party for Cam. He remembers the last leap day birthday when Cam said he wanted a nice quiet evening at home. In the flashback, Mitchell asks Cam is he wants to watch a Rom/Com or a Horror movie, saying it could be both if they watch Maid in Manhattan.
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  • Buy Maid in Manhattan on GooglePlay

The Wizard of Oz

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  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Leap Day part of Modern Family Season 3
Mitchell is trying to make up for Cam's previous leap day birthday by throwing him a party based on Cam's favorite movie, The Wizard of Oz.
  • Buy The Wizard of Oz on Amazon
  • Buy The Wizard of Oz on iTunes
  • Buy The Wizard of Oz on GooglePlay

It refers to these television commercials...

ASPCA and SPCA Commercial

This Television Commercial is referred to by Leap Day part of Modern Family Season 3
Claire, Haley and Alex all watch this commercial and become overly emotional, scaring Phil.

It plays these songs...

(Theme from) The Monkees
performed by The Monkees

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  • Type: Song
This Song is played in Leap Day part of Modern Family Season 3
When the characters for Cam's Wizard of Oz themed party start showing up, two flying monkeys come to the door and say, "Hey", "Hey", "We're the monkeys" which are the lyrics to The Monkees' theme song.

Angel
performed by Sarah McLachlan

  • Date:
  • Type: Song
This Song is played in Leap Day part of Modern Family Season 3
Phil is trying to round up the family to go to their trapeze lessons on leap day. Claire is in the living room, watching television, crying over an ASPCA commercial, in which this song is played.

Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

Modern Family Season 3

# Title Air Date
Modern Family
3:1 Dude Ranch Sep 21, 2011
3:2 When Good Kids Go Bad Sep 21, 2011
3:3 Phil On Wire Sep 28, 2011
3:4 Door to Door Oct 5, 2011
3:5 Hit and Run Oct 12, 2011
3:6 Go Bullfrogs! Oct 19, 2011
3:7 Tree House Nov 2, 2011
3:8 After the Fire Nov 16, 2011
3:9 Punkin Chunkin Nov 23, 2011
3:10 Express Christmas Dec 7, 2011
3:11 Lifetime Supply Jan 4, 2012
3:12 Egg Drop Jan 11, 2012
3:13 Little Bo Bleep Jan 18, 2012
3:14 Me? Jealous? Feb 8, 2012
3:15 Aunt Mommy Feb 15, 2012
3:16 Virgin Territory Feb 22, 2012
3:17 Leap Day Feb 29, 2012
3:18 Send Out the Clowns Mar 14, 2012
3:19 Election Day Apr 11, 2012
3:20 The Last Walt Apr 18, 2012
3:21 Planes, Trains and Cars May 2, 2012
3:22 Disneyland May 9, 2012
3:23 Tableau Vivant May 16, 2012
3:24 Baby on Board May 23, 2012

 

30 Rock:
Season:  6  / Episode:  9 
Leap Day


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