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Season 4

Aired 3 years ago - May 22, 2013

Tension builds as Frankie tries to plan a graduation party for uncooperative Axl; Sue tries to get her driver's license for a sixth time; Brick must assemble a slide show highlighting the past four years of school.

Aired 3 years ago - May 15, 2013

While dressed in a lab coat for her dental assisting job, Frankie is mistaken for a doctor and receives special treatment; Axl talks Sue into ditching school for the day; Mike and Axl's fishing trip goes awry.

Aired 3 years ago - May 08, 2013

Frankie tells the kids what she wants for Mother's day so one of them can clue in Mike; after repeatedly failing the driving test, Sue feels resentful when her friends get their licenses; Axl receives stunning news from Cassidy.

Aired 3 years ago - May 01, 2013

Frankie tries to make Sue appear more popular on Facebook; Frankie's dad (Jerry Van Dyke) makes Mike listen to long-winded life stories; Brick and Axl try to create a viral video.

Aired 3 years ago - Apr 10, 2013

Frankie has a difficult time describing herself during a job interview; Sue dispenses unwanted advice to Axl and his band mates; Brick joins the Prairie Scouts.

Aired 3 years ago - Apr 03, 2013

Disappointed with the finale of "The Bachelor," Frankie mopes for days; when Sue joins the school's tennis team, Mike tries to toughen her up by complimenting her opponents during matches; Cassidy and Axl consider the future of their relationship.

Aired 3 years ago - Mar 27, 2013

Frankie's sister (Molly Shannon) offers to help at the house while Frankie studies for her finals for dental-assistant school; Axl tries not to act jealous when Cassidy's ex-boyfriend visits.

Aired 3 years ago - Feb 27, 2013

When Axl, Sue and Brick accidentally break the family room window, they decide to blame the Glossner children -- the bad seeds of the neighborhood; Frankie tries to land a prime dental rotation spot.

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Let's get our stories straight. Sue!
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for rolling back prices to the '50s.
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Ask yourself, "what would Jesus do?"
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Well, try this-- after you lie,
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Sue, focus on the details of the lie,
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- And-- and-- - Okay. You suck at details.
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when this rock came crashing through the window.
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You sure it was the Glossners?
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- but we also heard tires. - Tires?
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could be any number of mischievous teens, really.
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Aw. I wanted pepperoni.
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First the window, now being civil and kind?
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We'll get to the bottom of this.
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Well, I'm getting my dental rotation soon,
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Gotta pay for the window somehow.
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What I'm trying to wrap my head around is,
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Sure hope that doesn't happen again.
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you call me when there's a ladybug in the house.
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And so on and so forth, and what have you.
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Look, if you tell me the truth right now,
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It wasn't a car. It was a Vespa.
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No, not you guys. Just Brick.
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and nothing. He won't admit to anything.
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let's just say there are places I wouldn't put my hands
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We outnumber them. So as long as we stick together,
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we're gonna let the wheel decide who gets punished randomly.
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So wait. If it lands on "no birthday party,"
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But again, we don't have to spin at all,
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O-o-okay. Y-you know what?
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Again? No! It's rigged!
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Taking one for the team, Sue-- there's no higher honor.
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You should have heard 'em, Mike.
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But it's Sue's Sweet 16.
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and I'm punishing Sue for nothing?
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Sue wasn't making it any easier.
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Mike, I think I figured it out.
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then it's not really caving for you,
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Fine, Mike, have it your way.
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is just too important to take away.
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Thank you! Thank you! I love you so much, dad!
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I don't know what that is, but it sounds amazing!
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I got you this coupon
Aired 4 years ago - Feb 20, 2013

Frankie is worried when Brick decides to go on a three-day school trip to Chicago; Sue wants to know if Darrin, one of Axl's friends, has feelings for her.

Aired 4 years ago - Feb 13, 2013

As Valentine's Day nears, killjoys Axl, Sean and Darrin offer their services to help guys who want to break up with their girlfriends. Mike's romantic text to Frankie erroneously gets sent to a co-worker. Brick has a problem with Frankie's handling of his school artwork collection. Sue gets a surprise when ex-boyfriend Matt invites her to the school's Valentine's Day dance. MORE -LESS

Aired 4 years ago - Feb 06, 2013

Frankie and Mike worry that Axl may not get a sports scholarship; Sue's school science project involves smiling; Brick wants an iPad.

Aired 4 years ago - Jan 23, 2013

Frankie tries to get Mike to spend time with a new neighbor who shares his interests; Sue demands a cheer-off between the Wrestlerettes and the cheerleaders.

Aired 4 years ago - Jan 16, 2013

When Frankie and Mike dedicate a day to each of their children, Axl takes them to a paintball range, Sue has them do 17 separate activities and Brick wants to go to a sci-fi convention.

Aired 4 years ago - Jan 09, 2013

Axl feels embarrassed when he and Sue are asked to work on a school project together; Brick's school therapist (Dave Foley) tries to help him make friends.

Aired 4 years ago - Dec 12, 2012

Frankie worries Mike is tiring of her as their 20th anniversary draws close; Sue tries to get Axl and Brick's help planning a party for their parents; Axl spoils the end of a book for Brick.

Aired 4 years ago - Dec 05, 2012

Mike helps his brother Rusty move some furniture into the Heck family's garage, only to realize the furniture is stolen; Frankie hopes to land a part-time job in a department store so she can get a discount on Christmas presents.

Aired 4 years ago - Nov 14, 2012

Frankie invites a couple of Marines to share Thanksgiving with her family; Axl gets good news; Sue tries to find the person who stole the chicken head from her uniform; Brick is mesmerized by a book.

Aired 4 years ago - Nov 07, 2012

Frankie does not make a good impression on the first day of dental assistant school; Mike and Frankie ask Axl to get a tutor and improve his grades; Sue and Brick try to pawn an item they found in an old safe.

Aired 4 years ago - Oct 24, 2012

Sue accidentally runs over Axl's foot while practicing driving; Axl looks forward to voting; Brick binges on Halloween candy.

Aired 4 years ago - Oct 17, 2012

A neighbor accuses Frankie of stealing her hose; Sue cancels a road trip to Cincinnati after seeing Mike's paycheck; Brick learns about the birds and the bees.

Aired 4 years ago - Oct 10, 2012

To help Brick's interactions with people, the school therapist urges Frankie and Mike to get him a small pet, but the ill-tempered bunny they give him teaches the family the true meaning of evil; Axl dates two cheerleaders.

Aired 4 years ago - Oct 03, 2012

After being fired from the car dealership and vowing not to take any job that comes her way, Frankie goes to tech school to get a real career; Axl begins his senior year of high school; sophomore Sue mentors a freshman.

Aired 4 years ago - Sep 26, 2012

Mike accidentally reveals that Axl is his favorite child; Brick tries to grow a giant tomato; Sue encourages her father to participate in a variety of activities with her.