Brick makes it hard for Mike to relax during the vacation he was forced to take.
Frankie tries to persuade Mike to attend a dinner honoring his dedicated service at the quarry.
Reverend Deveaux interferes with the Hecks' plan to go to an all-you-can-eat buffet after church.
Principal Barker asks the parents to form carpools while the bus drivers are on strike.
Sue makes a discovery that leads to an ultimate prank battle with Axl.
Frankie and Mike become concerned when Brick suddenly develops a host of irrational fears.
Axl forces Frankie into a negotiation when he announces that he would rather spend his Christmas vacation with friends over family.
Frankie and Mike's romantic house-sitting weekend is jeopardized by the home's technical difficulties, and the Glossner kids invade the heck household.
Frankie's parents - along with some uninvited guests - show up for Thanksgiving dinner, and Axl tries to find the perfect time to tell Frankie and Mike that he's dropped most of his college courses.
Frankie finds solace by rescuing and taking in a lost dog, Sue makes the volleyball team, and Axl calls on Brick to help when he discovers that he's failing three of his four college classes.
Sue sees the ghost of Christopher Columbus, Axl is hazed by the football team, and the family offers Brick advice on asking a girl to a dance.
As the town of Orson celebrates its 100th anniversary, Frankie and Mike find themselves driving a giant cow float in the parade, Axl and his friends resurrect Boss Co., Sue uses Brad to make Darrin jealous.
Sue gets a job at a local mall eatery in order to buy herself a car, Frankie and Mike are called into Brick's principal's office and told that he hasn't attended any of his classes.
Sue feels a new sense of freedom now that Axl is out of the house, Brick avoids the middle school bathroom, and Frankie is jealous that Axl returns Mike's calls and text but not hers.
A short drive turns into an eternity as the Hecks try to move Axl into his college dorm.