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Season 8
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Forget about athletes, movie stars and politicians. Parents are the real heroes—but we think Frankie Heck, must be some kind of superhero. A loving wife and mother of three, she's middle class in the middle of the country and is rapidly approaching middle age.

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season 8

    S8 E23 Fight or Flight

    Axl plans to spend the summer in Europe with Kenny.

    05/16/17Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E22 The Final Final

    Axl misses his final college test.

    05/09/17Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E21 Clear and Present Danger

    Frankie searches the house for Axl's graduation gift.

    05/02/17Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E20 Adult Swim

    Mike threatens to do away with the family summer pool if Sue and Brick don't start using it.

    04/18/17Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E19 The Confirmation

    Frankie and Mike send Brick to Reverend TimTom's Wilderness Jesus Jam weekend camp to brush up on his religious knowledge in preparation for the blessed event.

    04/11/17Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E18 The Par-tay

    Brick convinces Axl to let him hang out with him at college over the weekend – not to visit the library but to have some fun and par-tay!

    04/04/17Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E17 Exes and Ohhhs

    Axl runs into just about all of his ex-girlfriends while attending a St. Patrick's Day party.

    03/14/17Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E16 Swing and a Miss

    With the quarry softball team on a losing streak, Mike hires high school coach Babbitt as a ringer to pull the team out of their slump.

    03/07/17Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E15 Dental Hijinks

    After Frankie tries to get a stubborn Mike to go see Dr. Goodwin to take care of his toothache, Mike convinces the good doctor to leave his tooth alone and tell Frankie that everything was ok.

    02/21/17Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E14 Sorry Not Sorry

    Frankie and Mike frantically attempt to shut off the water and save some treasured items when the pipes burst in the basement.

    02/14/17Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E13 Ovary and Out

    Frankie becomes sad when her doctor informs her that her ovaries are shriveled up, which means her days of having kids are over.

    02/07/17Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E12 Pitch Imperfect

    Axl begins to panic when he realizes that he only has four months of college left before he graduates

    01/17/17Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E11 Hoosier Maid

    Frankie is ecstatic when she wins free maid service for a month. But the Heck house turns out to be quite the frustrating challenge to clean.

    01/10/17Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E10 Escape Orson

    The Hecks find themselves spending New Year's Day attempting to stave off a zombie apocalypse in the Orson Escape Room.

    01/03/17Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E9 A Very Marry Christmas

    As Christmas approaches, Sue keeps a holiday secret from the family; after agreeing to watch the neighbor's three kids.

    12/13/16Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E8 Trip and Fall

    Neighbor Rita Glossner (Guest Star Brooke Shields) talks an apprehensive Frankie into taking a road trip to an unknown destination.

    12/06/16Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E7 Look Who's Not Talking

    Axl continues to ignore Frankie after she inadvertently admitted how she really felt about April, and Brick develops a new quirky tick.

    11/29/16Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E6 Thanksgiving VIII

    Frankie has come to the conclusion that April is not good enough for Axl and does everything in her power to keep her out of their annual Christmas family photo.

    11/22/16Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E5 Road Kill

    Frankie and Mike are embarrassed to admit that they once again forgot Brick's birthday.

    11/15/16Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E4 True Grit

    Sue has had enough of boyfriend Jeremy and wants to break up with him.

    11/01/16Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E3 Halloween VII: The Heckoning

    As Halloween approaches, Frankie is taken aback when she discovers that, if the circumstances ever arose where she and Mike got divorced, the kids would all choose to live with Mike.

    10/25/16Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E2 A Tough Pill to Swallow

    When a devastated Sue discovers that she has been kicked out of college because she forgot to renew her financial aid, Mike tries to come to her rescue and convince a tough college bursar to reinstate her.

    10/18/16Season 8TV-PG
    S8 E1 Season 8 Premiere: The Core Group

    Frankie and Mike are excited to meet April, the love of Axl's life, but discover that love may indeed be blind when April reveals a quirky personality trait.

    10/11/16Season 8TV-PG