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Phil and Claire will take an impromptu trip to Paris.Facebook/Modern Family

Phil (Ty Burrell) and his wife Claire (Julie Bowen) will try their best to make their marriage work in the latest instalment of ABC's "Modern Family." Season 6 episode 17 titled "Express Yourself" will project their spontaneity, but will things go right for the couple?

Last week, Phil and Claire found excitement outside their marriage. Phil's infatuation with his client entangled him in a web of lies. But he wasn't the only one to flirt. Claire went for a yoga class to give Gloria (Sofia Vergara) some company and ended up brimming with emotions for her yoga instructor. Although Phil did come clean, he felt he let her down.

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According to the synopsis (via TV Guide) for the upcoming episode, the real estate agent will usher in a whole lot of love by taking his wife to Paris. A weekend trip to the city of lights couldn't be more romantic, right? Wrong. Phil and Claire struggle to even stay awake. All they want from each other is foot massages and a lot of rest.

The synopsis also points out that Andy (Adam Devine) and Haley (Sarah Hyland) will go on a bender. There could be an interesting parallel between the elder Dunphys' date in Paris and their daughter's date with Andy. 

While Claire struggles in Paris, Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) will try his best not to lose his sanity before Cam's (Eric Stonestreet) sister. The summary indicates that she will not be in the best state of mind, and her sadness will rub off on Mitch, who tries to cheer her up by engaging in some karaoke. It may not make his guest happy, but Cam will be proud of his husband.

"Modern Family" Season 7 episode 17 airs Wednesday, March 23, at 9 p.m. on ABC. You can live-stream the episode via ABC Go.

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