24 Episodes 2014 - 2015
The sixth season of this sitcom, centered around the middle-class Heck family, gets off to a rocky start when Frankie (Patricia Heaton) forgets to check the school calendar at the end of the summer. As a result, the kids start school a week late. Things get even more stressful when Sue (Eden Sher) begins her college search, forcing Frankie and Mike (Neil Flynn) to find second jobs to pay for tuition. Axl (Charlie McDermott) continues his college struggles when he is forced to pick a major, gets locked in the library while working on a research paper, and suffers an embarrassing start to his college football career. Brick (Atticus Shaffer), meanwhile, surprises everyone when he attends the middle school Fall Fantasy Dance and then begins dating. Notable guest stars include Jimmy Kimmel, Kirstie Alley, Dick Van Dyke and Norm McDonald.
Wed, Sep 24, 2014 30 mins
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.
The Loneliest Locker
Wed, Oct 1, 2014 30 mins
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.
Wed, Oct 8, 2014 30 mins
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.
Wed, Oct 22, 2014 30 mins
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.
Wed, Oct 29, 2014 30 mins
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.
Wed, Nov 12, 2014 30 mins
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.
Wed, Nov 19, 2014 30 mins
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.
The College Tour
Wed, Dec 3, 2014 30 mins
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.
The Christmas Wall
Wed, Dec 10, 2014 30 mins
An unappreciated Frankie takes a simplistic approach to Christmas. Meanwhile, Mike buys an artificial tree; Axl and Sean get into an intense quarrel, which threatens their business relationship; and Brick writes a letter summarizing the Hecks' past year.
Pam Freakin' Staggs
Wed, Jan 7, 2015 30 mins
Frankie acts like a teenager when she hangs out with Pam Staggs, a former classmate who was popular in high school. Meanwhile, Brick surprises Mike by winning an athletic award; Sue pursues some odd hobbies; and Axl seeks a date with Devin Levin.
A Quarry Story
Wed, Jan 14, 2015 30 mins
Frankie finds an old paycheck she never cashed, and Mr Ehlert makes her work at the car lot for one day in order to collect her pay. Elsewhere, Mike finds a part-time job for Sue at the quarry; and Big Mike wants Axl to help replace the kitchen sink.
Hecks on a Train
Wed, Feb 4, 2015 30 mins
Aunt Edie passes away, so the Hecks travel to South Dakota via train to take her body to its final resting place. During the trip, Axl feels guilty for lying about her death earlier; and Brick tries to follow Aunt Edie's example of living life freely.
Valentine's Day VI
Wed, Feb 11, 2015 30 mins
Cindy wants a kiss from Brick on Valentine's Day, which causes anxiety for him. Meanwhile, Darrin constructs a scavenger hunt for Sue, and he seeks her parents' help with it; and Axl is unsure if Devin's sincere about not desiring a Valentine's Day gift.
Wed, Feb 18, 2015 30 mins
The Hecks find out about Darrin's marriage proposal to Sue and whether she said yes. Meanwhile, Axl tries to free Brick of his eccentricities by using info he learned in his psychology class.
Steaming Pile of Guilt
Wed, Feb 25, 2015 30 mins
Brick's family forget about his birthday until Frankie realizes this oversight three months later. Meanwhile, Sue becomes overzealous in her attempts to make a splash in the yearbook; and Devin ends her relationship with Axl.
Flirting With Disaster
Wed, Mar 4, 2015 30 mins
Frankie flirts with Axl's pal in a joking manner, but then she worries things were misconstrued. Elsewhere, Sue escorts Brick to a sci-fi convention; and Tag wants Mike to help him prepare for his driving test so he won't lose his license.
The Waiting Game
Wed, Mar 25, 2015 30 mins
Frankie is anxious to find out whether Sue got into college, while Sue tries to relax by making sachets. Elsewhere, Brick evicts Axl from his bedroom so he can work on his novel in quiet; and Mike denies that he was singing loudly in his car.
Wed, Apr 1, 2015 30 mins
Frankie goes on Brick's field trip and tries to help him make new friends. Meanwhile, Axl pretends to be close to Sue in order to impress Devin; and Mike fears that bullying Rusty during childhood caused Rusty to become a sad sack later in life.
Siblings and Sombreros
Wed, Apr 8, 2015 30 mins
Sue gets furious with Axl for forgetting a sombrero he promised to bring her, and Frankie's attempt to resolve their quarrel only makes things worse. Elsewhere, Mike is astonished to discover that Brick was named Athlete of the Month at middle school.
Wed, Apr 15, 2015 30 mins
Axl turns 21, but he doesn't act very mature when he refuses to come home and help his dad move a heavy freezer. Meanwhile, Brick adopts a bad attitude toward Frankie; and Sue feels torn when she's offered a new job.
Two of a Kind
Wed, Apr 22, 2015 30 mins
Frankie's uncle and father try to get past their long feud, but that proves to be complicated, and Frankie and Mike get stuck in the midst of it. Elsewhere, Sue gets detention for the first time and seeks out Axl's expertise on how to handle it.
While You Were Sleeping
Wed, Apr 29, 2015 30 mins
Frankie and Mike struggle to stay awake when watching a movie during a cozy date night at home. Meanwhile, a handsome mall employee asks Sue to her senior prom; and Axl and Brick hope to find success with a barbecue sauce they've created.
Mother's Day Reservations
Wed, May 6, 2015 30 mins
Frankie wants to go to an afternoon tea for Mother's Day, but Mike's inept at making reservations. Meanwhile, Mike asks the kids to put some thought into a gift for their mom; and Frankie's parenting question yields unexpected answers from the kids.
Wed, May 13, 2015 30 mins
In the sixth-season finale, Sue prepares for her graduation and worries the day won't go perfectly. Meanwhile, Brick gets the opportunity to skip a year in school; and Axl grows concerned about the fun summer pictures Devin posted on social media.