Gloria's mom (Elizabeth Peña) is in town for the holidays, but Gloria doesn't mind so much. Why? Because she's turned her attention all on Claire instead of her. Meanwhile, Jay turns his attention to Manny in cutting down a Christmas tree.
You can read the guide for Modern Family's holiday episode - episode 10 of season 5 - "The Old Man & the Tree" (airing Wednesday, December 11) right here:
GETTING A CHRISTMAS TREE AND PRESENTS PROVE TO BE MORE CHALLENGING THAN USUAL THIS HOLIDAY SEASON, ON ABC’S “MODERN FAMILY”
Emmy Award Winner Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad”) Directs, and
Elizabeth Peña (“La Bamba”) Returns as a Guest Star
- Jay takes Manny out to cut down their own Christmas tree, and Gloria is on edge with mom in town, but changes her tune when she sees her bonding with Claire.
- Elsewhere, Mitchell is forced to do last minute shopping when they didn’t get Lily the right gift, and Cameron takes Lily to a charity event where they experience the true meaning of Christmas.
Source: ABC Media