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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:(2,172 ratings)

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

Brick discovers his graduation song is being cut.

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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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Tue Sep 27 10:30pm
The Paper Route(Season 3, Episode 19) HALMRK

Brick is hired to deliver newspapers. Elsewhere, Sue faces the challenges of a long-distance relationship; Frankie is shocked to learn that Mike hoards batteries; and Sue struggles with wearing some complicated headgear.

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Wed Sep 28 3:00pm
The Concert(Season 3, Episode 16) FREFM

Frankie desperately tries to get Sue tickets to a Justin Bieber concert. Meanwhile, Mike helps Brick prepare for a spelling bee; and Axl and his pals try to break a posted speed limit on foot.

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Wed Sep 28 3:30pm
The Sit Down(Season 3, Episode 17) FREFM

Axl, Sue and Brick ask their parents to ease up and stop hassling them, so Frankie and Mike oblige and enjoy the break from exercising constant parental authority.

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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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