Australia Season 5, Episode 20 - Aired April 23, 2014

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The entire family tags along as Phil fulfils his mom’s wish for him to return to his roots and visit the country where he was conceived, Australia. Unfortunately, Phil’s attempts to embrace his native land are met by a lot of rejection, while Jay and Claire let work eat into vacation time, and Mitch and Cam get reacquainted with an old friend (guest star Rhys Darby) they can’t stand but is now a big-time celebrity in Australia.

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Guest Stars: Rhys Darby as Fergus, Zack Tyerman as Lifeguard, Kirstie Hutton as Woman Fan, Marissa Wynne as Erica, Steve Cox as Cab Driver, Ray Blackett as Tough Biker, Peter Phelps as Wise Australian, Mark Coles Smith as Koora, Jye Williams as Hot Aussie Guy

Writers: Elaine Ko, Danny Zuker

Director: Steven Levitan

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