Guest Star: Chazz Palminteri

You are viewing a list of Chazz Palminteri's 5 appearances on Modern Family.

  • Fifteen Percent

    Season 1, Episode 13 - Fifteen Percent
    Aired January 20 2010

    Mitchell convinces Jay that his old friend Shorty is gay. Manny's date gets a makeover from Gloria. Meanwhile, Claire angered by Phil's new master remote control.

    Appeared as Shorty

  • Modern Family

    Season 3, Episode 7 - Treehouse
    Aired November 2 2011

    Hanging out with Shorty (Chazz Palminteri) and his girlfriend, Darlene (Jennifer Tilly), makes Gloria envious of how much those two do as a couple, so she gives Jay an ultimatum to step it up for a night of salsa dancing or else. Meanwhile, Cameron take a bet a little too far when Mitchell and Crispin challenge him to get a hot girl's (Leslie Mann) number at the bar, and Phil builds a tree house for Luke, but ends up being the one to make a new friend (Kevin Hart).

    Appeared as Shorty

  • Modern Family

    Season 4, Episode 1 - Bringing Up Baby
    Aired September 26 2012

    Jay's birthday is upon us again and, as before, he makes it well-known that he wishes to keep it as low key as possible, with no grand gestures or surprises. But leave it to the family to miss the mark yet again! Phil takes Jay on a very unconventional fishing trip with his buddies, and Gloria struggles with how to break the pregnancy news to him. Meanwhile, Dylan moves into the Dunphy household temporarily, and Mitch and Cam decide to look into adopting a cat as they continue to cope with their failed attempt to adopt another child.

    Appeared as Shorty

  • Modern Family

    Season 5, Episode 13 - Three Dinners
    Aired January 22 2014

    Phil and Claire take Haley out to dinner to discuss her future, but Haley manages to turn the tables. Elsewhere, Jay’s friend Shorty and wife Darlene are back visiting, and they have some news that doesn’t sit well with Jay. And, Mitch and Cam decide to have a nice, romantic dinner date where they don’t talk about the wedding or about Lily, which then leads to a lot of awkward silences.

    Appeared as Shorty

  • Sex, Lies & Kickball

    Season 9, Episode 4 - Sex, Lies & Kickball
    Aired October 18 2017

    Jay's best friend, Shorty, is back from Costa Rica and stays at the house so they can catch up and reconnect. However, Shorty is spending more time with Gloria and seems to be avoiding Jay. Meanwhile, Alex is ready to shed her good-girl image and is going to prove to Claire that her relationship with Ben is definitely a sexual relationship.

    Appeared as Shorty

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