Phil is always reminding Jay of when he fixed his wireless printer, trying to show Jay that he can be manly.
In the Season 3 episode "Dude Ranch", Phil shows considerable skill both on horseback and with a shotgun. or he might make a historical reference such as "John Philip Sousa! It is revealed in "Tableau Vivant" that Phil had once tried to break up with Claire but didn't have the courage to do so.
In moments of acute adversity or shock in which most people would curse or swear, Phil utters humorous exclamations: references to food such as, "Sweet Potato Fries! A running gag in the show has Phil is running up the stairs (often when carrying an object) and tripping on a loose step, which causes him to quickly and hastily say: "Gotta fix that step!
Modern Family, an American TV comedy series, revolves around three families that are interrelated through Jay Pritchett, his son Mitchell Pritchett, and his daughter Claire Dunphy.
The families meet for family functions, around the neighborhood, and cross-family bonding.