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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

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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.

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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 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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Sue Talks About Her Paper
01:22 — Sue confronts her professor.
Frankie's Surprise Birthday Party
02:29 — Mike reveals the surprise birthday party after Frankie is unable to attend.
Axl Hates His New Job
00:41 — Axl airs his grievances after a tough day at work
Sue and Lexie Bond Over Rejection
02:29 — Sue finds a true friend and sister while rushing for sororities. After seeing Lexie get rejected by all the sororities, Sue helps her get through the (more…)

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Fri Aug 26 9:30pm
The Walk(Season 5, Episode 17) HALMRK

Sue gets several prom dates because she can't reject anyone. Meanwhile, Brick wants to do an unusual book report and turns to Axl for assistance; and Frankie and Mike realize they're more charismatic with other people than they are with each other.

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Fri Aug 26 10:00pm
The Smell(Season 5, Episode 18) HALMRK

Mike reluctantly coaches Sue's soccer team and is dismayed that the girls don't prioritize the game over their personal issues. Meanwhile, an unpleasant odor prompts Frankie to ask Brick to practice better hygiene; and Cassidy's painting perplexes Axl.

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Fri Aug 26 10:30pm
The Wind Chimes(Season 5, Episode 19) HALMRK

Rita's noisy wind chimes annoy the Hecks, so Frankie begs her to remove them. Meanwhile, Axl covets an abandoned sofa; Brick tries to create a new pretzel snack; and Sue tells her family that she and Darrin have rekindled their romance.

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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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