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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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Thu Apr 27 3:00pm
Unbraceable You(Season 6, Episode 1) FREFM

In the sixth-season opener, Frankie is mistaken about when school begins, so Sue and Brick start classes one week late. Meanwhile, Sue gets her braces off; Mike loses a basketball game to Axl; and Brick searches for his ideal book bag.

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Thu Apr 27 9:00pm
The Cheerleader(Season 1, Episode 2) HALMRK

Frankie organizes a publicity stunt featuring a car full of jelly beans; Sue doesn't make the swim team and learns she needs glasses; and Brick develops an alternative reading program. Mr. Ehlert: Brian Doyle-Murray.

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Thu Apr 27 9:30pm
The Floating Anniversary(Season 1, Episode 3) HALMRK

Frankie and Mike's romantic anniversary plans are sidetracked by complications including Brick's illness, Sue's heartbreak, Axl and his learner's permit, and a diaper-clad dog.

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Thu Apr 27 10:00pm
The Trip(Season 1, Episode 4) HALMRK

Sue sells sausage and cheese for a school fund-raiser to win a trip to the state capital, but she isn't recognized for her efforts. Meanwhile, Brick's first girlfriend turns out to be a bit bossy. Mr. Ehlert: Brian Doyle-Murray.

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Thu Apr 27 10:30pm
The Block Party(Season 1, Episode 5) HALMRK

Brick is tested at school and rated "socially challenged," and Mike hopes basketball will bring him out of his shell. But when a lawn-mower contest is held at the neighborhood block party, it's Brick's talent for souping up engines that helps him fit in. M (more…)

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Fri Apr 28 3:00pm
The Loneliest Locker(Season 6, Episode 2) FREFM

Frankie and Mike search for second jobs so they can afford to send Sue to a good college. Meanwhile, Sue and Brad want to put on a meaningful senior play; Axl furnishes his rented pad with items from his family's home; and Brick finds a box of old toys.

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Fri Apr 28 9:00pm
The Front Door(Season 1, Episode 6) HALMRK

Axl accidentally breaks down the front door and Mike insists that he repair it, which may leave the house open for days. Meanwhile, it's time for Sue's school picture, and she's not exactly photogenic.

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Fri Apr 28 9:30pm
The Scratch(Season 1, Episode 7) HALMRK

A frantic cleanup at the Heck house leads to a minor injury to Brick and a run-in with a social worker, and Bob helps a reluctant Mr. Ehlert shoot a commercial for the car lot.

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Fri Apr 28 10:00pm
Thanksgiving(Season 1, Episode 8) HALMRK

Mr. Ehlert forces the staff to work on Thanksgiving, throwing a wrench in the Hecks' plans for a festive family feast. Meanwhile, Frankie and Mike approve of Sue's first boyfriend, who's a safer choicer than even Sue knows; and Axl loses Brick in a corn ma (more…)

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Fri Apr 28 10:30pm
Siblings(Season 1, Episode 9) HALMRK

Frankie is determined to promote harmony among her children after observing what she thinks is a perfect, loving family. Also, Aunt Edie (Jeanette Miller) makes a big mistake at the quarry. Will Mike fire her for it?

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Sat Apr 29 8:00am
Leap Year(Season 3, Episode 18) HALMRK

Sue anticipates a big birthday celebration since it's leap year and she'll get to celebrate on her actual birth date. Meanwhile, Frankie discovers Mike cares for a stray cat at work; and Axl becomes obsessed with vacuuming.

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Sat Apr 29 8:30am
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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Sun Apr 30 8:00am
Get Your Business Done(Season 3, Episode 20) HALMRK

Frankie is inspired by a church sermon about not hesitating to fulfill one's destiny, but she wrestles with how to achieve this goal. Her family, however, rises to the challenge.

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Sun Apr 30 8:30am
The Guidance Counselor(Season 3, Episode 21) HALMRK

Sue bonds with her gawky guidance counselor, who inspires her to make some changes. Elsewhere, Frankie's displeased that Mike wants to assemble their new bed by himself; and Brick wants to complain to the U.S. president about student-fitness goals.

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Mon May 1 9:00pm
Christmas(Season 1, Episode 10) HALMRK

Frankie rehearses for a choir solo for her church's Christmas midnight mass, and Mike's handling of the family yuletide preparations makes her jealous. Meanwhile, Brick has a problem, and Frankie and Mike try to help him overcome it and get into the holida (more…)

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Mon May 1 9:30pm
The Jeans(Season 1, Episode 12) HALMRK

Sue wants a trendy pair of jeans to impress her classmates; Axl wants a car to impress a girl; and Brick wants to prove his responsibility by taking care of Aunt Ginny and Aunt Edie's dog, Doris.

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Mon May 1 10:00pm
The Neighbor(Season 1, Episode 11) HALMRK

The Hecks have a confrontation with neighbor Rita Glossner (Brooke Shields) and her sons. Meanwhile, Brick and Axl learn a lesson about bribery.

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Mon May 1 10:30pm
The Interview(Season 1, Episode 13) HALMRK

Mike's plant is closed for research after he finds a dinosaur bone in the quarry, and he begins to feel like a dinosaur himself when he sees how much technology has affected searching for a new job. Meanwhile, Brick decides to run for school historian, and (more…)

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Tue May 2 3:00pm
Major Anxiety(Season 6, Episode 3) FREFM

Brick wants to attend a dance at school, which comes as a huge surprise to Frankie and Mike. Meanwhile, Axl has limited time to choose a major, and he has no idea what to select; and Sue indulges in coffee in an attempt to act more like an adult.

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Tue May 2 3:30pm
The Table(Season 6, Episode 4) FREFM

Frankie buys a discounted dining-room set online to celebrate her and Mike's wedding anniversary. Meanwhile, Axl and Hutch search for a third roommate; Sue is displeased with the gift Darrin gives her; and Brick launches a podcast.

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Tue May 2 4:00pm
Halloween V(Season 6, Episode 5) FREFM

Brick invites a girl home just to hang out with him on Halloween, much to his parents' surprise. Meanwhile, Sue tries to host a pumpkin-patch screening of an animated holiday classic to earn money for college; and Axl gets locked inside of a library.

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Tue May 2 4:30pm
The Sinkhole(Season 6, Episode 6) FREFM

Frankie is forced to wash dishes with the outside hose after the kitchen sink caves in. Meanwhile, Sue must learn a complicated dance routine in order to pass phys ed; and Brick takes Axl's advice and tries to scam Mike after breaking the lawn mower.

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Tue May 2 5:00pm
Thanksgiving VI(Season 6, Episode 7) FREFM

The Hecks go to a restaurant buffet for Thanksgiving dinner. However, the meal doesn't go well because Sue suspects that Mike dislikes Darrin, Brick invites his unconventional girlfriend and Frankie makes Axl bring a date he doesn't even know.

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Tue May 2 5:30pm
The College Tour(Season 6, Episode 8) FREFM

Sue tours some colleges with her dad. Meanwhile, Frankie eagerly dashes off to see Axl play football in his first college game; and with no family members around, Brick gets assistance from the Hecks' friends as he works on a school project.

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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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