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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.

Premiered: September 30, 2009

Rating: TV-PG

TV Guide Rating:(2,144 ratings)

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The Show Must Go On Season 7, Episode 24 May 18, 2016 $2.99

On the 7th season finale, Frankie's on a mission to ensure Brick sings a song at his middle school graduation, while Axl finds himself being mocked by a 10-year-old copy of himself.

Find My Hecks Season 7, Episode 23 May 11, 2016 $1.99

With Axl & Sue home for summer vacation, Frankie and Mike attempt to set up a curfew for them, while Brick attempts to find out who he's up against for Middle School valedictorian.

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Frankie gives the family a "pass" on Mother's Day this year, but makes each of them do something nice for the others after she becomes the recipient of a stranger's kind gesture.

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Frankie finds it hard to relax on her new backyard lanai when noisy neighbors move in next door. Meanwhile Axl & Hutch open a grilled cheese foodtruck out of their Winnebago.

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Bricks Asks Axl for Help
01:48 — Brick broke Mike's lawnmower and needs help.
Sue's Departure Finally Hits Frankie
02:12 — Frankie shares what she's been feeling through the walkie talkie.
Brad and Sue Do Improv
01:56 — Brad and Sue lose at "sex chicken."
Frankie Serves Breakfast
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Thu Aug 25 3:00pm
Hallelujah Hoedown(Season 4, Episode 22) FREFM

Sue keeps failing her driving test while her friends all pass, so she seeks advice on how to stop resenting them. Elsewhere, Frankie drops hints about what she wants for Mother's Day; and Cassidy delivers some bad news to Axl at the prom.

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Thu Aug 25 3:30pm
The Ditch(Season 4, Episode 23) FREFM

People mistake Frankie for a doctor, and she likes the perks so she tries to keep up the charade. Meanwhile, Axl tries to persuade Sue to ditch school for a day; Dr. Fulton questions Brick's fears about middle school; and Mike's fishing trip goes badly.

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Thu Aug 25 4:00pm
The Graduation(Season 4, Episode 24) FREFM

In the fourth-season finale, Axl gets ready to graduate, but he dodges Frankie's questions about a party, creating friction between them. Elsewhere, Brick is reminded of his duties as class historian; and Sue takes her driving test for the sixth time.

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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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