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AIRED ON 12/4/2013
Season 5 : Episode 8
AIRS ON 12/11/2013
Season 5 : Episode 9
NEXT EPISODE AIRS 12/11/2013 AT 8PM ON ABC
Christmas vacation is here but Axl would rather spend his time with his friends, much to Frankie's chagrin. Sue discovers she's allergic to the Christmas tree and Brick's lies about his school's Christmas wrapping paper sales have him in trouble.
Frankie and Mike's house sitting gig threatens their hoped for romantic weekend when they can't figure out how to use all the household computerized gadgets. Meanwhile back at home, Sue and Brick are disrupted by an invasion of the Glossner kids. Axl takes Darren and Sean on a drive to Vassar to hook up with ex-girlfriend Cassidy.moreless
It's another hectic Thanksgiving for the Heck family. Axl needs to tell Frankie and Mike he's dropped all but one college course, Tag fesses up to Mike that he gambled away the money he was supposed to use for his and Pat's cruise, Sue's got a shopping secret and, to top it all off, Dr. Goodwin and Uncle Rusty's wife and kids show up unannounced. In the midst of it all, Brick is determined to have lime green jello for Thanksgiving dinner.moreless
While Frankie is comforted by a lost dog, she and Mike are both taken off guard when Sue gets on the high school volleyball team. Axl turns to Brick for help when he finds out he's failing all but one of his college courses.
At Halloween, Sue decides to contact the other side by having a séance at a sleepover. Axl can't go to his own Halloween party because of some football hazing. When Brick wants to ask a girl to the school dance he gets advice from Frankie and Mike and Sue.
While a heartbroken Sue tries to win Darren back by making him jealous, it's the centennial anniversary of the town of Orson. Frankie and Mike are picked, much to their annoyance, to drive a giant cow float in the celebratory parade. To make some money, Axl, Darrin and Sean start up their Boss company during the celebrations while Brick enters the contest to come up with a new town motto.moreless
With the church van gone and the family car repaired, Sue may have to use the bus again. With Frankie and Mike's okay, Sue decides that she wants to buy a car so, to earn the money, she takes a job as a potato girl in the mall food court. Brick has been skipping all his classes at school, much to his parents' concern. Axl gets fed up with his terrible college roommate so he feels like the best thing to do is to sleep in his own bed at home.moreless
Without Axl there to make her life wretched, Sue's first day of school is liberating. Brick, on the other hand, is staying out of the bathroom at middle school. Jealous raises its ugly head when Frankie find out that Axl, while ignoring her, is returning Mike's texts. When Darrin comes over to help fix the air conditioner, Sue finds herself caring about Darrin once again.moreless
On Axl's college dorm moving-in day, Frankie wants the entire family to go along for the ride, despite Axl not wanting everybody to go. On the way, Sue finds out that Frankie forgot to fax her Junior Peer Leadership Advisor essay and panics. Brick gets a new cell phone but keeps losing it.moreless