Modern Family season 5, episode 9 “The Big Game” airs tonight at 9 p.m. EST on ABC! Get ready by reading the synopsis and finding out where to catch the episode online.

When we last saw Modern Family, Jay had taken Claire to her very first ClosetCon where she mistook him wanting to prank her as a hookup with an old colleague. Which led to Jay’s admission that he once paid that same colleague to offer Phil a job out of state so that he would leave Claire.

With Jay out of the way, Phil and the kids broke into his room of prized models. After breaking Jay’s favorite Apollo 13 spacecraft model, he spent the rest of the day trying to fix it.

Meanwhile out at the Tucker Family Farm in Missouri, Mitch learned that Cam hadn’t come out to all of his family. So when Cam’s elderly grandmother came to stay, Mitch had to pretend to be a farmhand. A tornado forced them to hide out in the basement and Gram admitted she’d love grandchildren. Cam told her the truth about Mitch and Lily, but it didn’t go as well as he had hoped!

The synopsis for ‘Modern Family’ season 5, episode 9 ‘The Big Game’ is:

“With a big football game coming up and a record to break, Coach Cam is intensely focused and showing no mercy even when the opposing team is playing with an unexpected disadvantage. Elsewhere, Claire is determined to prove to the staff that she is more than just the boss’s daughter, and Phil tries to teach his kids a lesson about optimism, but the universe just isn’t cooperating, on “Modern Family,” WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4 (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.”

The stills for ‘Modern Family’ season 5, episode 9 ‘The Big Game’ show Manny as the football star:

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Where to watch ‘Modern Family’ season 5, episode 9 ‘The Big Game’ online:

If you’re unable to watch the episode live, ABC offers full episodes of Modern Family on its official website. However, they typically aren’t up for several days.

A quicker option is to set your DVR or watch the episode OnDemand through your cable provider. They’re usually OnDemand the following day of the premiere date.

Will you be watching ‘Modern Family’ season 5, episode 9 ‘The Big Game’ tonight?

Photo credit: ABC/Peter “Hopper” Stone

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