JJ gets into an argument with Kenneth over their time together, while Dylan decides she must 'parent-trap' them both so they can get back together. Meanwhile, the family gets a chance to be members of a country club for a week.
Jay's favourite place in the world, may be losing some of its charm when Phil considers becoming a member. At the Dunphy house, Claire mistakes her influence on Alex's life choices, and Hayley cares too much about what Alex thinks about hers.
After getting their first-ever answering machines, Murray and Pop-Pop wage a message war on one another. Fed up, Erica, Barry and Pops try to stop the fighting by offering a trip to a hockey game as an olive branch.