After years of lousy Mother's Day gifts, Frankie tells Mike she wants to go to "high tea" for Mother's Day. Mike demands that Axl, Sue and Brick put some effort into choosing a great Mother's Day gift for Frankie. When Frankie asks each of the kids what things they would do differently than she did when they become parents, the answers aren't what she's expecting.moreless
Upon discovering an old, uncashed paycheck from Ehlert Motors, Frankie is forced to work for one day on the lot to collect her pay. Sue gets offered a part-time job at the quarry. Big Mike tries to convince Axl to replace the family's damaged kitchen sink. Brick discovers the wonders of watching '70s game shows.moreless
For his twenty years of service, Mike is getting an award from the quarry during a dinner in his honor but Frankie only finds out about it from a local blog. Sue tries to devise a plan that gets student's more connected. Axl does his best to track down the unknown girl who left a message on his phone. Hand-me-downs consisting of a purple suit and a bolo tie have Brick believing he looks very sophisticated.moreless
Parents have been asked to form carpools when the school bus drivers go on strike. Since Frankie isn't really great at keeping to a time schedule, her carpool kids face the prospect of getting tardy slips. Axl decides to hit the books in Astronomy so he can tutor a hot student. When Mike goes looking for someone to go with him to the IU basketball game, he is totally unaware that Sue really want to go with him.moreless
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.moreless
Rita's back and when her hose goes missing, she sets her sights on Frankie. Sue's first official road trip as mascot is coming up, but when she sneaks a look at Mike's paycheck, she reconsiders. Brick's sex education is covered at school, but Axl decides to supplement it with some graphic details.moreless
Frankie assigns each family member's New Year's resolutions anonymously, while dangling a prize as motivation, but it only results in pandemonium.
It's Elka's wedding day, but Joy, Melanie and Victoria cannot remember a thing from last night.