We Need to Talk about Lily is the fourteenth episode from Season 10 of Modern Family, it will air on January 30, 2019.

Plot Summary

Phil may have conquered his biggest real estate challenge when he thinks he found Pepper his dream home. Meanwhile, in an attempt to connect with Lily, Mitch and Cam get invited to an exclusive event for her favorite vlogger.[1]

Main Cast

(The characters struck 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 the second episode in which Lily's name is on the title after "Someone to Watch Over Lily".
  • This marks Pepper's and Renaldo's tenth appearance on the show. This also marks the second time that he directly interacts with Phil after "A Slight at the Opera", which also was a 14 episode of his season.
  • This marks the third time that Phil sells a house for one of Mitchell's acquintances after "The Big Game" and "Phil's Sexy, Sexy House".
  • This marks the second time that Pepper plays golf after A Slight at the Opera. He also appeared in "Earthquake" which was a golf episode, though he wasn't the player.
  • This marks Bill and Mrs. Pasternak's third appearances.
  • Unlike the previous Pepper episode, there is no sign of Lionel here.

Cultural References