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Lavish adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens novel in which orphan Pip becomes a gentleman when his life is transformed by a mystery benefactor.

Great Expectations - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 40 minutes

Premier: 2011-12-27

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“Great Expectations” is the eighth episode of the ABC sitcom Modern Family and the eighth episode of the series overall. It premiered on ABC in the United States on November 18, 2009. The episode was written by Joe Lawson and directed by Jason Winer. In the episode, Claire wants to make a special gift to Phil for their anniversary since she always picks the worst presents for him, while he chooses some amazing ones. All the kids are gathered at Jay's house for a sleepover, in a night that Jay calls “Jay's night”. Haley does not want to be there but to go to a party with Dylan, but Dylan ends up to be part of the sleepover with all of them. Mitch and Cameron go out to meet their party friend, Sal, so they can have fun for the first time in a long time only to realize that Sal is jealous of Lily. “Great Expectations” received positive reviews from the television critics.

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The episode was written by Joe Lawson and directed by Jason Winer, his seventh time that season. The episode was dedicated to David Lloyd, father of co-creator Christopher Lloyd who died 8 days before the airdate. At the end it featured an “In Memory” screen dedicating the episode to David's life and quoting the famous line from “Chuckles Bites the Dust”, which David wrote: “A little song, a little dance, a little seltzer down your pants.” Edward Norton and Ty Burrell have previously starred together in The Incredible Hulk and Leaves of Grass.

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