Aired 2 years ago - May 13, 2015
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 Devin's fun summer pictures she posted on social media.
Aired 2 years ago - May 06, 2015
Mike's incompetence threatens to ruin Frankie's Mother's Day. Mike tells Axl, Sue, and Brick to put some effort into a gift for Frankie. Frankie asks the kids how they would differ from her as parents.
So are there things you'd do different
from me when you have kids?
never having the permission
slips to go on field trips,
That's the kind of mom I'd want to be.
But I'm talking to you right now.
No. I mean, yes.
if there was anything different
she'd do when she had kids...
That's b.S., and you know it.
You screwed up your kid,
She does like ham and frosting.
Could they make it any easier for us?
No, I specifically remember mom saying
Plus, she's been spending a lot more time
and then take this one to our bathroom.
I'm just curious, as a parent,
so let's just get her something personal.
when she gets mad. Right.
Are we seriously having another
secret meeting in your room?
if mom has any candlestick holders.
Well, I wouldn't take home the wrong baby.
Yeah, Sue already said "not organized."
So, listen, I was trying to
make a reservation online,
Do I sound like I'd be a registered
member of your chamomile club?
We need to talk about mom's present.
so we need to have a
secret emergency meeting
and a "hold in one fart at
the meal of your choice...
I think you click on the bear.
No. I think she just wants
some tea and a good present.
And then take a strawberry, and you just...
We got tea!
weren't an idea worth trying, really.
No, there's got to be. CHeck again.
to be picked up at the gift shop.
Oh, no. It's fine.
I asked Sue what she would
do differently as a parent,
You're the best.
That's not what I'm saying!
Well, here we are, having
tea on mother's day,
You have to wait for the tea.
Oh, we're in some restaurant Mike found.
I forgot because I was so disorg...
Love you, too. Happy mother's day.
Oh, hon... thank you!
What are they?
Well, thank you.
Happy mother's day. Happy mother's day.
Happy mother's day!
Mom, don't cry. I still have some dreams.
Mom, I don't want
you to cry on mother's day.
Aired 2 years ago - Apr 29, 2015
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.
Aired 2 years ago - Apr 22, 2015
When Frankie's uncle contacts her dad hoping to make amends, Frankie and Mike are caught in the middle of their feud; Sue turns to Axl for advice when she is sent to detention for the first time.
Business has been pretty good, though.
They call him the king of carpets.
Can you sing it for us right now?
And wherever my feet
were, the carpet cleans.
When we were in high school,
we did a little number.
This is like the "Secret Family"
episode of "Cateline."
Mike's got to take a whiz,
I don't need an update.
I'm looking right at ya.
they're just throwing
everyone in on a Saturday.
Number 1, do not bring that binder.
What are they even fighting about, anyway?
People say things, and you "nay" them.
You don't want to go in there. It's boring.
I'll have a large plate
of "shut your trap."
I don't know what you
people did to get in here.
Are you taking notes?
all you needed was an
idea to go into business.
That's great, Brick. You're an idea man.
that ran the, fountains
at the Bellagio.
♪ Call Dutch, the magic carpet man ♪
What was the Rickles story?
and I got a bigger part
in this than you do.
I think everyone in
here needs to settle down
I am bad.
I mean, seriously, some of you have kids.
So, they got ya on heart pills?
No, it was his brother.
Kind of makes everything fall away?
before everybody got up.
♪ Two of a kind,
it's my observation... ♪
Wait, wait, wait.
I'm terribly sorry to be
arguing in your home.
What in the hell are you doing?
You know something, Tag?
You pissed him off, just
like you piss everybody off.
Okay. So that's how you're
gonna play it? Yeah.
Are you crazy?!
This might surprise you,
but I like you, Heck.
No, no, no, no!
And the next thing I knew,
they were in this huge fight,
and you're disappointed that
it's not happening, but...
Aired 2 years ago - Apr 15, 2015
A case of disrespect hits the Heck boys when Axl -- who is celebrating his milestone 21st birthday -- refuses to come home and help Mike move an old freezer, and Brick begins turning into a mini-Axl by dissing Frankie with a bad attitude. Meanwhile,
Sue is torn over what to do when the manager of Chop Suey USA tries to woo her away from her job at Spudsy's.
Aired 2 years ago - Apr 08, 2015
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.
Aired 2 years ago - Apr 01, 2015
Frankie accompanies Brick on a school field trip and attempts to help her socially inept son make friends with a couple of boys. Devin scolds Axl for being mean to his sister. Mike gets a sinking feeling that he may have bullied his brother Rusty a bit too much as kids.
and you didn't have a good
relationship with your sister,
God, I love her so much.
Hey, maybe it's an April fools' joke.
to the robotics exhibit in
Indianapolis on Saturday.
Just catching up on my news.
Not really post-its.
We're gonna have so much fun!
Yeah, it's just
they're kind of squished,
We can scooch my man Parker on over,
No, not if you don't involve the FDA.
I thought pet dirt
would be right behind it.
Hey! Hey, Mike, look at this.
I was about to take over Asia.
Look, there's nothing going on?
If you mean it... that's great.
Calling her by her actual name
was one thing, but a kiss?
and tickled me till peed
myself and I cried.
So I thought, "man, this
Jesus guy loves everybody.
Why would you believe that
Bobby Sherman the singer
That was super clear. Yeah.
or get even.
No flash photography.
My kid sat by himself for
the whole two-hour ride,
or we're out of milk, but not usually.
He's having a great time.
It's just, being
a parent to Brick is hard.
He's got room in his car. He...
The important thing is to
learn from them and move on.
I won't have to ask women to
go back to the tire room.
is maybe the reason...
Well, I mean, y-you don't
have much stability.
Yeah, but I don't have to worry
I feel for you, buddy.
Come on, Axl. Dance with me.
Yeah? Well, I know what you're up to.
yeah, all the farting,
every day for 18 years,
or I will burn this thing down.
You're the devil!
Aired 2 years ago - Mar 25, 2015
Frankie nervously waits to see if Sue got into any of the many colleges she applied too.
How about we let you get up and
help us with the groceries?
I got tired of all Axl's
stuff clogging up my space,
No, no, no, no.
and they sentence the
loser to 5 to 10 hugs.
My God, Sue, these
Sue-venirs are genius.
I've decided, instead of
going to college next year,
It's kind of like the peace
corps, but for America.
and they never, ever do them.
Buffering, buffering, buffering...
Why couldn't the first one be a yes?!
And we all know you're not working out.
Mom, just think about
We can patch the drywall.
with her colorful
collection of curse words.
♪ I see my Marianne walkin' awa-a-a... ♪
It's not like you had to come
all the way from Boston.
You know, in my whole life,
You just drive around singing?
I can hear you all the way in my room!
and, boy, do I get that now.
and the father he thought long dead
I can write like a whole
10-page paper in 5 minutes...
Hey, dad, Axl and the Ax-Men
are looking for a new member.
I wasn't singing. The radio was singing.
Give that to me. Give me that right now.
I should get back.
We knew that.
So clearly, I was a mess.
maybe you should take
your bed to your bedroom.
I mean, sure, you write,
If the bed's not out of here by
tomorrow, I'm taking your car.
Do you not know me, Frankie?
It's not a comfortable thing for me.
Aha! I knew it!
I don't know.
♪ I hide in my music, forget the day ♪
♪ When I hear that old song ♪
Aired 2 years ago - Mar 04, 2015
Frankie fears that her innocent flirtation with Axl’s friend has been misinterpreted, and Frankie’s dad, Tag, secretly asks Mike to help him study for his driver’s test so that he doesn't lose his license.
- Here, let me help.
Hey, I noticed you have an Alt-J T-shirt.
Finn! You don't have to talk to her!
Yeah. So, Tag, this isn't another
to retake my driver's test.
It's a blind person.
- We laughed.
I think that's one too many.
- before I order.
- Oh, please.
Sorry. Well, do you wanna
listen to a book on tape?
As professor Faxon's prophecy
foretold, Soran's quest...
Oh, you guys are goin' out? Okay.
"don't go easy on me."
You can't just walk up
You travel with the pin
to the Oracle of Singal.
Quick question. Uh, I just
gotta ask you one thing.
Will avoid certain death.
And then go. 3... 2... 1.
from the Vernegos to the Silligans?
Oh, I'm getting a new mailbox. Oh, great!
and he may have overheard
me say I should be arrested
You know, we talked about music, and
he thought I was funny.
and the way he comes in the house
He has read every "Planet Nowhere" book
And to follow a quest as important as that,
- It's as plain as the nose on your face.
I've been driving since I'm 14.
Look, Tag, I know it's
not easy to hear, but...
and Pat's got water aerobics.
when I fell to the floor.
and I should probably talk to you
about what happened in the car.
I was talking to your aunt Janet.
Aired 2 years ago - Feb 25, 2015
Frankie realizes that she and the family forgot to celebrate Brick's 13th birthday.
Aired 2 years ago - Feb 18, 2015
The Heck family learns about Darrin’s marriage proposal to Sue…as well as her response. Meanwhile, Axl attempts to use his intro to Psych class to cure Brick of all of his quirks and tics.
Aired 2 years ago - Feb 11, 2015
Valentine's Day aims its sights on the Heck kids when a nervous Brick finds out that his quirky girlfriend Cindy wants him to kiss her on the special day, Darrin asks Frankie and Mike to help out with an exciting scavenger hunt he's putting together
for Sue, and Axl begins to question his girlfriend Devin's request that he not give her anything for what she considers to be a lame tradition.
Aired 2 years ago - Feb 04, 2015
Upon learning that Aunt Edie has passed away, the Hecks board a train to South Dakota to take her to her final resting place.
I knew it! No one just
drops dead at 96.
Anyway, we just found out
Can't you see how guilty
I feel about this?!
Are we ever gonna eat?
But I say, no, I named this
'The Year Of Sue, '
She just got old and died,
but it's okay.
I haven't done anything.
I think they have
at least seven.
I-I fall all the time.
It's stupid. I know.
My phone! It was working
just a minute ago,
at the best screen ever--
What are you talking about?
Then you patted me
Is there a problem?
Here. He's this really cool guy
named Travis, and he likes me.
All these years I've been
Where did it go?
so I tried to hit "Delete,"
and then the train lurched
What can we do?
Can we turn off the internet?
then I'm gonna steal some beer.
of the schools you applied to.
but I'm sorry. I just love
East Indiana so much.
We decided there was
no sense in telling you the news
and in walks Sue with
her big tubey water head.
and starting my new life in...
I'm not a risk-taking person,
you know, chip-wise,
Come on, Axl. You're not gonna
live in Bear's Neck.
I'm researching jobs that don't
require a college degree
You know, as long as the spirit
Yankton is the next stop.
based on what you want.
but when the train
left without me,
hold out hope
until some soybean farmer
- I didn't...
- Of course we did.
Aired 2 years ago - Jan 14, 2015
Frankie must work at Ehlert Motors for one day in order to collect her pay on an old, uncashed paycheck, Mike offers Sue a part-time job at the quarry, and Mike’s dad attempts to persuade a lazy Axl to help replace the damaged kitchen sink.
Aired 2 years ago - Jan 07, 2015
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.
She's parking down the street.
Why do I have to do everything around here?!
Come in, come in.
Oh, this is my husband Mike.
He's president of the quarry.
That's true. I mean, of course it's true.
Is that okay, Mike?
'cause I'm going out
with Pam Staggs.
Oh, my God, Frankie. You
forget what Orson's like.
with only two letters.
Oh! Remember that wild
party Nick Saltzman had
Mm, well, if you feel good, then I feel good.
Ooh, I'm so sorry. I...
This isn't good, Kevy, and my friend here
That's the bad one.
Put it in the john. Maybe I'll check it out.
Does nobody around here
care about my life at all?
in, period, sane, period.
because what I heard what
colleges are really looking for
Pam Staggs gave them to me
just 'cause I said I liked them.
Uh, no, I know I can beat you.
They've got remote-control window shade
Oh, wow, okay, I get it. Just admit it.
I think I've earned a
little time out in the yard.
I don't get why you're twisting yourself
She told me about her divorce,
her uterus... heavy stuff.
I had to give her something
of equal or greater value.
and then like a mama bird, I will come home
♪ We both are so excited
'cause we're reunited ♪
and I mean, everybody I liked in high school,
Because everybody's caught on to
the whole oboe and rowing thing,
What I meant to say was, I
called all my real friends,
That's why I always bring purse wine. Whoo!
Word searches. I get way too frustrated.
Did you just let me win?
What are you doing?
Let's prank call Gary Pope, remember him?
Yeah, but I did.
You know, Pam, maybe this is a sign
What are you doing?
or back up your karaoke,
or loan you their lipstick
Aired 2 years ago - Dec 10, 2014
Frankie loses her Christmas spirit, Mike unsuccessfully tries to exchange the new family Christmas tree, and a fight over Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer threatens to break up BossCo.
Aired 2 years ago - Dec 03, 2014
Mike accompanies Sue on a college tour weekend, and Frankie abandons Brick with a school project and a revolving door of babysitters while she goes to see Axl play in his first college football game.
No way. You have a big game tomorrow.
I didn't know what you liked to do,
But may I trouble you for a bowl of wheat?
Super daddy pancakes?
So, what did he say?
Listen, she falls asleep,
Why do you think the tour guide
gave me all these brochures?
Sure, I am. I mean, that's
what I put on my forms.
Ohh! I hear it now.
that I lied on my forms,
Oh, is your son playing?
I can't wait to tell you all
about our beautiful campus.
for all kinds of "life-ortunities."
that was it. They just want
to turn you into a robot,
Yes, it is.
Good. Well, you know, every
day you spend with your kids
So if you tally up the miles...
Y-you know what made me mad
I don't know if this will
help, but I have it on my phone.
Oh, my God! Make it stop!
probably in like 10 or 20
years, no one will remember,
She's... she's... she's in the bathroom
What about a closed door makes
you think she doesn't want to talk?
I put the litter box back in the tub.
Well, I grabbed a tray,
and... and the woman said
Dad, that's not it. Don't you see?
Well, you know...
Axl, you can't hide
from your teammates forever.
Axl, you're both on the same campus.
I'm getting dating advice from my mom.
you got to own it. Show her
that it doesn't faze you.
So, if you were starting
over as a freshman,
Dad, I am gonna go get some college food.
How are we gonna fill the
hours when they're gone, huh?
And he's always home. They
got a lot of vacation days.
But the morning of the dance,
I washed it, cleaned the tires,
all I could see was her
and... how much time had gone.
I just imagine the montage
of what I would have done
Finally, we slump to
the ground, back-to-back,
Um, you know, just chillin'.
Aired 2 years ago - Nov 19, 2014
With the Heck house in disarray due to the kitchen sink hole and miniature dining room table, Frankie suggests that the family enjoy a Thanksgiving feast at the local King's Feast buffet. But all does not run so smoothly when Sue invites her
boyfriend Darrin to dine with the family and gets the feeling that Mike doesn't like him very much, Brick invites his quirky girlfriend Cindy, and Axl is forced by Frankie to invite a girl he doesn't even know to the holiday meal.
Aired 2 years ago - Nov 12, 2014
The Heck house once again throws a curve ball to the family when the kitchen sink caves in and drops out of sight, causing Frankie to have to wash the dishes with the outside hose. Meanwhile, Sue is informed that, since Wrestlerettes does not
qualify for P.E. credit, she needs to master tinikling -- a difficult dance routine for a clumsy Sue -- to get the credit she needs to graduate, and after Brick accidentally breaks Mike's lawn mower, he takes Axl's advice to try and play the hero card by taking his dad's wallet then returning it later, thinking this will divert Mike's attention away from the busted mower.
I'll switch the classes
and I'll get the credit
I'm intrigued. You can have one minute.
I was gonna impress Cindy
I could see it, so I poked around
to see if I could fish it out,
That's like the penguin
leaving his umbrella.
He'll go nuts looking for
it, think somebody stole it.
with your whole "I'm lying" thing, are you?
I loved the dishwasher.
we don't have to spend the money.
when the ground opens up
and swallows his house.
Not if it's something good, we won't.
Golf? What even is that?
sergeant-at-arms weight around.
But if you want an "A,"
I checked my car, my
desk. I-it's not anywhere.
Well, where did you have it last?
And it's around here somewhere.
you find your wallet?
One week to the final, ladies.
You've lost dad's wallet
My back is killing me
from doing floor dishes.
We're drinking from a hose, Brick.
Have you ever thought of
asking to be the stick person
Really, really sorry.
I told Brick to scrape them first.
and now all of a sudden, you have to do it?
and nailing them with a ball?
Okay, okay, okay. I'm going in.
Hey, stealing dad's wallet,
then returning it to him
You're on. Now, uh, remember...
whatever happens in there,
- What? You're kidding?
Where'd you find them?
on the other two credit
cards... still here.
Yeah, I know... in high school.
other than I'm too lazy
to clean out my wallet.
You got mom, other mom, Axl, Brick,
Hey, he has a punch card
to the good ice cream store.
That napkin's for the lawyers.
I want to see it! I want
to know what I'll get!
with the big cereal bowl this morning?
But what if, you guys? What if?
each wondering if the other
is having a merry Christmas,
Aired 2 years ago - Oct 29, 2014
Frankie and Mike are surprised when Brick invites a girl over to the house to hang out; Sue tries to organize a screening of a holiday classic in a pumpkin patch; Axl is locked inside the library.
It's just going so fast, you know?
could we, coach court?
Things were getting kind of stale,
Yes! That's the one.
Actually, I came at 6:53,
You make a very pretty Sandy
and such a handsome Danny!
but I think people are just
finishing up trick-or-treating.
"But I believe Ben Affleck
put it best when he said,
So, Axl was with books
and Brick was with a girl.
While females can at times be aggressive
This is the east Indiana state
university operator system.
He decided he wanted to go
trick-or-treating after all.
I knew he wasn't ready for hanging.
to entertain her until he gets back.
You know, Sue, it's getting pretty late.
Okay, would you feel better
hearing it from Danny or Sandy?
and everybody's there.
It's a little cliché, don't you think?
Hey, are you hungry?
Can I get you something?
We don't even eat shrimp.
I have the gift of
being able to fall asleep
and you have to give
up... unless you're Sue.
I was at home trying to watch TV,
this shrimp's got to be
eaten within the hour.
I always feel bad about
that, uh, Linus kid, though.
but you can still keep trying.
All righty. I better get on with it.
Hey, Cindy. Look what I whipped up.
because you're our guest and
we are so happy to have...
A man doesn't treat a
woman he likes that way.
Okay, so... you hold the door open for her,
Uh... call the electric company,
So I should probably get
back out there, right?
but just so you know... I'm not that guy.
were popular in your time.
Been thinking a lot about college lately.
and visit different
branches of my business?
Aired 3 years ago - Oct 22, 2014
When Frankie finds a dining room set online for $50, she gives the family's old table to Axl; Sue is angry when her boyfriend gives her a gift that he had also given to his ex-girlfriend.
Aired 3 years ago - Oct 08, 2014
In an effort to be more social, Brick decides to go to the fall dance; Axl panics when he realizes the deadline to declare a major is looming; Sue starts drinking coffee in order to appear more sophisticated.
Aired 3 years ago - Oct 01, 2014
Mike and Frankie search for second jobs in order to send Sue to a good college; without asking, Axl takes household items to furnish the home he and Hutch are renting; Brick finds noisy childhood toys Frankie had purposefully hidden.
Aired 3 years ago - Sep 24, 2014
Frankie discovers school started a week earlier than she thought, forcing Sue and Brick to scramble to make up missed time; Sue gets her braces removed; Mike loses to Axl at basketball for the first time; Brick looks for the perfect book bag.
You won one game.
I will be the perfect gentleman.
Yes! I should write that down.
were either adult large
or a youth extra-small.
I missed everything.
the only other person in
the senior class with braces,
Sue, I know it seems like
you're never gonna get them off,
I go in June, and he
says, "three more months."
I got one week off between
football and classes.
My classmates are definitely
getting more mature.
and according to a guy on a sports team,
Left, right, over the
shoulder, over the chest.
This is exactly what I've
been hoping to see today.
I'll see you in three months.
They may look good to the naked eye,
'cause it's sucking up all our money.
She's in a book of dental abnormalities!
and it's not starting in three months.
- Hey. Where were you guys?
- Hey, hey!
'cause we are having a
special meal to celebrate.
and since The Year of Sue is back on track,
Isn't this great? It fits everything...
I got my braces off!
Look don't take this the wrong way,
Are we tracking each other's
noises or are we playing basketball?
I have to be up by noon tomorrow.
And last week, he increased my allowance
It's not just a sports thing, Brick.
and if I try my hardest,
I will beat him. See,
I'm free to live my life as I choose.
It started with one
tooth, and now it's two.
Frankie, what the hell is going on?
and then mom yelled at him,
so he took them off anyway.
I can just kiss sergeant at arms goodbye.
and I missed a lot of days, all right?
Why are we still throwing money at this?
Why are we fighting his plan?
Well, message received, universe!
Hey, this is my nephew, A.J.
we might as well hitch our old,
rusty wagons to their stars.
That's the ballgame.