Well Adam Devine is back and he spared no time getting to the juicy stuff. After a conversation she has with Alex, she decides to talk to Andy. Elsewhere, Jay is trying to potty train Joe but Gloria does not think he's ready yet, and Cam secretly takes Lily to clown school behind Mitchell's back. Mitchell then turns into Lily and asks her if Sydney is really a year younger than her. Meanwhile, Phil, Luke, and Manny help Gloria to protect her privacy.
In a statement, Burke praised creators Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd. She manages to meet the client but she passes out when he asks her for a lunch, which will take place in the revolving rooftop of the hotel. Both sets of parents get equally caught up in the rivalry and convince Principal Brown to let them break the tie via a gym grade they both have not completed - a one mile run. In the end credits, Mitchell is awake in the night, and Cam repeatedly demands him to go to bed. Mitchell and Cameron just got a beautiful white couch delivered but when Mitch is stuck helping out Brenda, a distressed co-worker, and allows her to stay. When Sydney's mother arrives, she gets mad at Mitchell for calling Sydney a know-it-all and leaves.
After doing many activities and seeing how Sydney beats Lily in everything, Mitchell finally calls her a know-it-all, which makes Sydney cry. It's like they went back in time without telling us for a whole episode. After FaceTiming with Phil and the rest of the family to help track her down, Claire quickly turns to online snooping which inevitably becomes disturbing real quick and everyone gets sucked into the online drama. Phil wholeheartedly agrees that you can't force kids to live up to your tough expectations. Gloria asks Jay to take over his appearance. Claire wants Haley to start seeing her as a friend rather than her uptight mom, Mitch and Cam make the sad realization that they may not be as cool as they thought, and Jay and Phil's quick pit stop to pick up Haley's gift, a new car, becomes a disaster. The kiss seems to not affect Andy at all, something that it is not the same for Haley.
Sarah Hyland's performance as Haley Dunphy has received consistently positive reviews over the course of the sixth season. Gloria blames Jay for putting too much pressure on his kids. Mitch and Cam get a beautiful white couch, but it is threatened by Brenda, a co-worker who is staying with them. Elsewhere, a tone deaf Lily prepares to perform in her school talent show and Cameron is more worried about it than she is, and Haley's feelings for Andy become even more complicated when he gets rushed to the hospital with appendicitis. Meanwhile, Gloria forces Jay to teach Manny how to defend himself against a bully who attends cooking classes with him, and Mitchell, Cameron, Pepper, and their friends organize a belated baby shower for Sal. Mitch and Cam realize that they are not as cool as they thought.
Cam makes the ultimate decision to bench Manny during the game. Then Manny calls Gloria out that she's really the one who puts pressure on him by telling him he's so perfect all the time. These negotiations are supposedly about making Season 11 an 18-episode run. Mitchell is delighted that Lily has found someone special like her, someone who assumes an intellectual challenge, not an ordinary child. However, when Gloria accompanies Cameron to his faculty talent show, she projects the soapy drama she craves onto Cam's rivalry with Senor Kaplan, and Jay tags along with Mitchell to pick up Lily from camp so he can sneak a smoke.
Over the years, Modern Family has won 22 Emmys, including Outstanding Comedy Series five times. Then Andy said Haley was better off because she would've been emotionally destroyed if they kissed. Until she gets to meet the client, she regrets her decision when she begins to suffer from vertigo. Specifically things that Mitchell was close to. But Mitchell can't stop watching his horrible dance moves in the wedding video, which makes to shock himself. Particularly Jay, who is re-channeling his days playing for Polk High and telling Manny's nerves are good. When the video was finally cued up at the end of the episode, everyone was too focused on their own flaws except Gloria of course to even get to the part where Phil sneezes all over everything.
Followed by a horrified look and an almost frightened looking Mitch in the black reflection of the laptop. Note to guys: Never tell a girl something like that unless you intend to use it as reverse psychology. Claire is torn when she gets a job offer from a big hotel chain but feeling torn quickly gets replaced with feelings of confusion when she can't tell whether or not Jay really cares if she stays or goes. Mitch and Cam want to make a new family portrait. In the meantime, Jay asks Claire to meet a client for lunch, which she agrees despite her being sick and suffering. Andy admits being kissed by Haley would have rocked his world, and also says that it would rock hers even more. And, Mitchell gets strangely competitive with 's new friend, Sydney, who is clearly a genius.
Meanwhile, during the dinner, Manny isn't hungry, Gloria benches Cam at the kids' table for benching Manny at the football game, and Lily is ticked off at Mitchell. Mitch and Cam worry about why Lily acts apathetic. Mitchell and Cameron are ready to out-duel each other on who had the worse day, and Phil is freaking out about having to admit to sneezing through the wedding video. Gloria picks out Princess Fiona and Shrek costumes for her and Jay, but Jay decides he wants to be Prince Charming complete with a full head of gorgeous hair, and with the hair comes a new sense of confidence. However, the result is not what they hoped for, so Luke decides that honesty is the best option and urges Phil to confess during the dinner when the whole family will watch the video.