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Claire must rein in her enthusiasm for Halloween and keep her celebration kid-friendly; Phil decides to hold an open house on Halloween; Mitch and Cam have a costume party; Gloria's hormones make her more quick-tempered than usual.

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these songs...

Maneater
performed by Hall & Oates

This Song is referred to by Open House of Horrors part of Modern Family Season 4
Phil is wrapping up his open house, talking to a friend on the phone about a Hall & Oates concert, naming the songs performed: 'Rich Girl', 'Maneater' and 'Sara Smile'.

Rich Girl
performed by Hall & Oates

  • Date:
  • Type: Song
This Song is referred to by Open House of Horrors part of Modern Family Season 4
Phil is wrapping up his open house, talking to a friend on the phone about a Hall & Oates concert, naming the songs performed: 'Rich Girl', 'Maneater' and 'Sara Smile'.

Sara Smile
performed by Hall & Oates

This Song is referred to by Open House of Horrors part of Modern Family Season 4
Phil is wrapping up his open house, talking to a friend on the phone about a Hall & Oates concert, naming the songs performed: 'Rich Girl', 'Maneater' and 'Sara Smile'.

It refers to these movies...

Mary Poppins
part of Mary Poppins

  • Date:
  • Type: Movie
This Movie is referred to by Open House of Horrors part of Modern Family Season 4
Manny makes the comment, "What I wouldn't give for this umbrella to have 'Mary Poppins' powers.".
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It refers to these book series...

Harry Potter

This Book Series is referred to by Open House of Horrors part of Modern Family Season 4
Phil tells Claire that his open house has been a bit of a letdown, explaining that he just took out his frustrations on a 'Harry Potter'.
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It refers to these television series...

Fantasy Island

This Television Series is referred to by Open House of Horrors part of Modern Family Season 4
Cam dresses as Mr. Rourke for his Halloween costume, with Lily dressed as Tattoo, from the television series, 'Fantasy Island'.
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It refers to these movie series...

Harry Potter

This Movie Series is referred to by Open House of Horrors part of Modern Family Season 4
Phil tells Claire that his open house has been a bit of a letdown, explaining that he just took out his frustrations on a 'Harry Potter'.
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  • Buy Harry Potter on GooglePlay

Police Academy

This Movie Series is referred to by Open House of Horrors part of Modern Family Season 4
Jay tries to get out of receiving a speeding ticket, telling the police officer, "I'm not stranger to the Police Academy. I've seen all seven.". The police officer responds saying, "No one has seen all seven." and gives him the ticket anyway.
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Other Connections and Related Pop Culture

Modern Family Season 4

# Title Air Date
Modern Family
4:1 Bringing Up Baby Sep 26, 2012
4:2 Schooled Oct 10, 2012
4:3 Snip Oct 10, 2012
4:4 The Butler's Escape Oct 17, 2012
4:5 Open House of Horrors Oct 24, 2012
4:6 Yard Sale Oct 31, 2012
4:7 Arrested Nov 7, 2012
4:8 Mistery Date Nov 14, 2012
4:9 When a Tree Falls Nov 28, 2012
4:10 Diamond in the Rough Dec 12, 2012
4:11 New Year's Eve Jan 9, 2013
4:12 Party Crasher Jan 16, 2013
4:13 Fulgencio Jan 23, 2013
4:14 Slight at the Opera Feb 6, 2013
4:15 Heart Broken Feb 13, 2013
4:16 Bad Hair Day Feb 20, 2013
4:17 Best Men Feb 27, 2013
4:18 The Wow Factor Mar 27, 2013
4:19 The Future Dunphys Apr 3, 2013
4:20 Flip Flop Apr 10, 2013
4:21 Career Day May 1, 2013
4:22 My Hero May 8, 2013
4:23 Games People Play May 15, 2013
4:24 Goodnight Gracie May 22, 2013

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