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A sitcom about a working-class family in the U.S. heartland follows the daily strife of frazzled mom Frankie who, alongside her husband, raises their three kids, the youngest being an outcast at school because of his unusual behavior.

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Fight or Flight Season 8, Episode 23 May 16, 2017 Free

Axl plans to spend the summer in Europe with Kenny.

Clear and Present Danger Season 8, Episode 21 May 2, 2017 Free

Frankie searches the house for Axl's graduation gift.

Adult Swim Season 8, Episode 20 Apr 18, 2017 Free

Axl allows Frankie to take him suit shopping.

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Mike Wants Axl to Grow up
02:23 — Mike wants Axl to start being more responsible.
Why Mike Doesn't Want Axl to Leave
01:42 — Mike tells Frankie the real reason he is against Axl leaving for Europe.
Brad's Song for Sue
02:41 — Brad performs a song with Sue to help cheer her up.
Axl Perseveres
02:00 — Axl weathers a storm to get his professor's attention.

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Mon May 29 9:00pm
The Name(Season 4, Episode 18) HALMRK

Frankie needs to study for her finals, so Janet volunteers to run the household and finds herself unprepared for the utter chaos. Meanwhile, Axl tries not to feel threatened by Cassidy's ex-boyfriend; and Sue wishes to change her redundant middle name.

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Mon May 29 9:30pm
The Bachelor(Season 4, Episode 19) HALMRK

The season finale of "The Bachelor" disheartens Frankie, so she sulks about it for several days. Meanwhile, Mike tries to mold an overly polite Sue into a cutthroat competitor when she joins the tennis team; and Axl and Cassidy reexamine their romance.

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Mon May 29 10:00pm
Dollar Days(Season 4, Episode 20) HALMRK

Frankie struggles to find a job as a dental assistant. Elsewhere, Axl's band book their first gig, and Sue pesters them with unwanted advice; and Mike must chaperone a camping trip for Brick's new scout troop.

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  • Premiered: September 30, 2009
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A sitcom about a working-class family in the U.S. heartland follows the daily strife of frazzled mom Frankie who, alongside her husband, raises their three kids, the youngest being an outcast at school because of his unusual behavior. (more)

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