Season 1 Episode 8 Great Expectations

Modern Family Episode 8 "Great Expectations": Spoilers (Official Synopsis)

Modern Family Episode 8 "Great Expectations": Spoilers (Official Synopsis)

Ed Norton and Elizabeth Banks finally guest star in this party-hardy episode filled with...unexpected things. Spoilers for episode 8 of Modern Family, "Great Expectations:

Claire has had a history of giving bad gifts. So, she decides to give Phil a surprising anniversary present, which is a private performance by Izzy LaFontaine, one of their favorite musicians. However, this unexpected gift is unexpected in more than one way. Also, Cameron and Mitchell call their party-girl friend, Sal, for a night on the town.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18 (9:00-9:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

“Modern Family” stars Sofia Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, Ariel Winter as Alex Dunphy, Eric Stonestreet as Cameron, Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, Nolan Gould as Luke Dunphy, Rico Rodriguez as Manny Delgado, Sarah Hyland as Haley Dunphy, Ed O’Neill as Jay Pritchett and Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett.

Guest starring is Edward Norton as Izzy LaFontaine, Elizabeth Banks as Sal and Reid Ewing as Dylan.

“Great Expectations” was written by Joe Lawson and directed by Jason Winer.