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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:(2,179 ratings)

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Frankie comes up with a plan to keep tabs on her kids.

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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 Is an Authentic Corner Cutter
01:50 — Frankie refuses to mash potatos by hand.
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Fri Sep 30 3:00pm
Last Whiff of Summer(Season 4, Episode 2) FREFM

In the conclusion of the fourth-season opener, Frankie gets nostalgic about the summers of her youth. Meanwhile, Axl attends summer school; Frankie wants to know which parent her kids favor; Brick grows a tomato; and Sue attempts to bond with her dad.

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Fri Sep 30 9:00pm
Thanksgiving IV(Season 4, Episode 8) HALMRK

Marines are guests at the Hecks' Thanksgiving dinner, which is filled with squabbling thanks to Frankie's folks. Meanwhile, Axl fights his growing attraction to his tutor; and Sue searches for the bandit who snatched part of her mascot costume.

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Fri Sep 30 9:30pm
Christmas Help(Season 4, Episode 9) HALMRK

Frankie wants a part-time job at a department store so she can get a discount on Christmas presents. Meanwhile, Mike's brother stashes stolen furniture in the Hecks' garage, which Axl transforms into a bachelor pad; and Brick is cast in a holiday play at c (more…)

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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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