Sue and Brick start their school lessons one week late after Frankie mixes up the dates. Sue has her braces removed; Mike loses a game; Brick looks for his perfect book bag.
Frankie and Mike look for second jobs so they can send Sue to a good college. Sue and Brad want to put on a meaningful senior play that everyone will remember.
Brick wants to go to a school dance, much to the surprise of Frankie and Mike. Axl has not much time to choose a major, and he has no idea what to choose.
Frankie puchases a discounted dining-room set online as she and Mike celebrate their wedding anniversary. Axl and Hutch look for a third roommate.
Frankie and Mike are shocked when Brick invites a girl over to the house. Sue wants to organize a screening of a film in a pumpkin patch.
Frankie has to wash dishes with a hose after the kitchen sink packs up. Sue has to learn a complicated dance routine so she can pass phys ed.
With the house requiring some repairs, Frankie thinks that the family should have Thanksgiving at the local buffet.
Frankie leaves Brick and his school project to watch Axl in his first college football game.
Fed up with having to decorae for the holidays, Frankie decides to opt for a minimalist Christmas.
Frankie starts hanging out with a woman who was one of the popular girls when they went to high school together; Mike learns Brick received the Athlete of the Month award; Axl tries to get Devin Levin to go out with him.
When Frankie finds an old uncashed paycheck from Ehlert Motors, Mr. Ehlert forces her to work for a day in order to collect her money.
When Aunt Edie passes away, the Hecks take her body to South Dakota by train.
Brick discovers that his girlfriend would like him to kiss her on Valentine's Day.
The family find out about Darrin's marriage proposal and Sue's answer.
Frankie ends up realizing that she and the family forgot to celebrate Brick's 13th birthday.
Frankie attempts to flirt with Finn. Sue has to take Brick to a sci-fi convention.
Frankie waits to find out if Sue got into any of the many colleges she has applied for.
Frankie accompanies Brick on a school field trip and attempts to help her socially inept son make friends with a couple of boys. Meanwhile, when Devin scolds Axl for being mean to his sister, he tries to make it look like they are the best of friends when Sue spends the weekend at his house; and while trying to thin out some of their hoarding father’s massive stockpile of junk, Mike gets a sinking feeling that he may have bullied his brother Rusty (Norm Macdonald) a bit too much as kids and turned him into the hapless man that he is today.