"The More You Ignore Me"
Modern family the more you ignore me (1)
Season 7
Episode 6
Total Episode Count 150
Production Code 7ARG06
Air Date November 11, 2015
Episode Guide
"The Verdict"
"Phil's Sexy, Sexy House"

"The More You Ignore Me" is the sixth episode from Season 7 of Modern Family, it aired on November 11, 2015.

Plot Summary

Claire and Phil have their hands full when Luke gets arrested for driving without a license, then they catch Alex sneaking out of a liquor store, but that’s on top of Phil dealing with some personal insecurities. Elsewhere, Cam tries to convince Gloria to recreate and sell her family’s hot sauce while Mitch helps Jay shoot a video to accompany his Titans of Industry award. And Haley and Dylan have an awkward encounter with Andy and Beth at the movies.

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


  • This is Modern Family 's 150th episode.
  • Haley previously met Dylan at the movies in "Summer Lovin".
  • This episode marks Beth and Andrew's 4th appearance.
  • This is now Andy's 15th appearance.
  • This is Dylan's 27th appearance.
  • This is Tammy's 3rd appearance (She previously appeared in "Won't You Be Our Neighbor" and "The Big Guns").
  • This is Simon's second appearance (He previously appeared in "Closet? You'll Love It!")
  • Every Dunphy family member has now been arrested or incarcerated at least once:

— Phil in "Dance Dance Revelation"; Jay paid the caution so he did not stay in for so long, and "And One to Grow On".

— Haley was arrested for attacking a cop in "Arrested".

— Claire and Alex in "A Fair to Remember" (although it was not a real jail).
— And now Luke in this episode.
* Alex previously accidentally drank alcohol in "New Year's Eve" and in "Spring Break" after being intoxicated by her sister, Haley. We found out in "A Hard Jay's Night" she has tasted beer.


  • Modern Family previously took a two week break between "The Verdict" and this episode.
  • Lily does not appear in this episode.
  • Tammy and Manny meet each other for the first time, This episode is the first time where a member of the LaFontaine family meets any one of the other main characters.

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