All Things Being Equal is the twentieth episode from Season 8 of Modern Family. It aired on May 3, 2017.

Plot Summary

Gloria, Claire, Haley, Alex, Lily, Luke and Manny are equally committed to showing their support for gender equality and the women's movement in very different ways. Meanwhile, Jay and Phil are at odds on how their parking lot attendant, Joan (guest-star Niecy Nash), should be running their lot, and jealousy ensues when Pam prefers Mitchell's help over Cam's with her baby.[1]

Episode Description

Main Cast

(The characters striked out do not appear in this episode)

  • Jay Pritchett
  • Gloria Pritchett
  • Manny Delgado
  • Joe Pritchett
  • Claire Dunphy
  • Phil Dunphy
  • Haley Dunphy
  • Alex Dunphy
  • Luke Dunphy
  • Mitchell Pritchett
  • Cameron Tucker
  • Lily Tucker-Pritchett

Guest Starring

  • Niecy Nash as Joan
  • Dana Powell as Pam Tucker
  • Lindsey Kraft as Joey
  • Gabrielle Elyse as Danielle
  • Natasha Goss as Yoga Lady
  • Paul Culos as Scriptwriter
  • Raymond Morris as Tibor
  • Suzanne Mayes as Linda
  • Ben Zelevansky as Driver


  • The name of Pam's baby, Calhoun, is mentioned for the first time in this episode.
  • Joe does not appear in this episode.


Cultural References