- You know, and I’m also gonna write a little storybook… You know, something I can read her at bedtime. It’s called “Two monkeys and a panda.” She’s the panda because she’s Asian.

+ And we’re monkeys because…

- I can draw monkeys.

  • Phil: Ok, I'm confused. You're saying that if she tells me she has a problem, I'm not supposed to help her?
  • Woman: Not unless she asks for your help.
  • Phil: But if she lets me help her, I can make her problem go away.
  • Woman: That is such a male thing to say.
  • Phil: Well, forgive me for being a man.
  • Woman: When you say, you know, "do this or do that," all she's hearing is, "I'm smarter than you."
  • Woman: She doesn't want you to solve her problems. She just wants you to give her support so that she can solve her problems herself. And sometimes she just wants a sympathetic ear!
Modern Family has never made me cry before because it's such a funny show, but in "Two Monkeys and a Panda" when Mitchell's afraid Cameron won't stick around when Lily comes, I lose it.

“I was scared that it was just gonna be all too much for you, and that you were gonna leave, and then I would be the one taking care of a baby, and half of her last name would belong to the guy who left us…”

And then Cameron eventually walks out.

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