Guest Star: Nathan Lane

You are viewing a list of Nathan Lane's 9 appearances on Modern Family.

  • Earthquake

    Season 2, Episode 3 - Earthquake
    Aired October 6 2010

    When an earthquake hits the town, Claire gets stuck in the bathroom with a plumber. Mitchell and Cameron use the quake as an excuse to get out of brunch with their intense friend. Meanwhile, Manny re-evaluates the meaning of life while golfing with Jay.

    Appeared as Pepper Saltzman

  • Boys' Night

    Season 2, Episode 18 - Boys' Night
    Aired March 23 2011

    Phil and Claire are concerned when Luke befriends their elderly neighbour. When Jay ducks out of a night at the symphony with Gloria and Manny, he ends up joining Mitchell and Cameron on their boys' night out. Meanwhile, Haley has adventures of her own when she babysits Lily.

    Appeared as Pepper Saltzman

  • Modern Family

    Season 4, Episode 14 - A Slight at the Opera
    Aired February 6 2013

    Cameron is putting on the school production of "Phantom of the Opera," but when their star falls ill, Manny pulls all the stops to land the lead -- even if that means going against Luke. Meanwhile, Jay teaches Phil to golf and they wind up in a golf-off with Pepper and Mitch; Gloria takes Alex along on errands which include a visit to a psychic; and Claire's adventures in babysitting Joe and Lily become a comedy of errors.

    Appeared as Pepper Saltzman

  • Modern Family

    Season 5, Episode 6 - The Help
    Aired October 23 2013

    When Gloria hires a too-good-to-be-true male nanny (guest star Adam DeVine), Jay and Manny are pretty much dead set against it. Frank (guest star Fred Willard) is in town and feeling a bit lonely recently, so Phil and Jay take him out to help get his groove back. And, Mitch and Cam commission Pepper (guest star Nathan Lane) to plan their dream wedding, but Pepper might be dreaming a little too big.

    Appeared as Pepper Saltzman

  • Modern Family

    Season 5, Episode 23 - The Wedding (Part 1)
    Aired May 14 2014

    Mitch and Cam's big day is finally here and nothing can ruin it, until nothing turns into a whole lot of somethings and puts wedding planner extraordinaire Pepper Saltzman (guest star Nathan Lane) to the test. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria host the Tuckers, Phil squeezes in an eye procedure before the festivities and Claire embraces her role as "best woman".

    Appeared as Pepper Saltzman

  • Modern Family

    Season 5, Episode 24 - The Wedding (Part 2)
    Aired May 21 2014

    The wedding day chaos continues as the entire party shifts from one contingency plan to another. Guests start to get testy, Mitchell and Cameron are feeling discouraged and poor Claire shows physical wear and tear, but an unexpected turn of events leads to the ceremony we've all been waiting for.

    Appeared as Pepper Saltzman

  • Modern Family

    Season 6, Episode 15 - Fight or Flight
    Aired February 18 2015

    After a long reunion weekend with Phil’s old cheer buddies, Claire jumps at the chance to snag the only first class seat left on the return flight home leaving Phil in coach and both have completely opposite experiences. Meanwhile, Gloria forces Jay to teach Manny how to defend himself against a bully in his cooking class, but when things backfire it seems that the real bully might be someone else. Mitch, Cameron, Pepper and the whole gang throw Sal a belated baby shower and they are all blown away by how motherhood has changed her, or has it really?

    Appeared as Pepper Saltzman

  • I Don't Know How She Does It

    Season 7, Episode 15 - I Don't Know How She Does It
    Aired March 2 2016

    Claire has somehow turned into super mom, running Jay's closet business and yet still has time for all the duties at home. The kids could not be happier, but Phil could not be more frustrated. Unbeknownst to him, Claire has a secret weapon called a personal assistant. Meanwhile, Joe is going through a fussy phase, and Jay and Gloria are beyond sleep deprived, so they both cut some corners that they know the other would not like and go to great lengths not to get caught. And Mitch and Cam are treated like second-class guests at their friends' wedding, which Pepper has organized, and they spend the whole time figuring why and who they offended.

    Appeared as Pepper Saltzman

  • 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 Pepper Saltzman

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