Season 7 Episodes

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The Show Must Go On

Season 7, Episode 24 - Air Date: 5/18/2016
From ABC: Sue needs to be at Dollywood to begin her summer job on the same day as Brick’s graduation, and Axl takes a job as a country club counselor and finds himself being mocked by a 10-year-old carbon copy of himself.
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Find My Hecks

Season 7, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/11/2016
From ABC: Now that summer vacation has begun for Sue and Axl, and they are both back at home, Frankie and Mike attempt to set a curfew for them after they end up coming home from a party at 2am but after arguing that they don’t have a curfew while away at college and won’t abide by the rule, Frankie comes up with an idea that will clandestinely let her know where both of them are at all times.
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Not Mother's Day

Season 7, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/4/2016
From ABC: After enduring year after year of botched Mother’s Days, Frankie declares that the family gets to take a pass on doing anything at all for her this year but after a man offers to buy Frankie’s groceries at the market when she discovers that she forgot her wallet – and tells her to pay the kindly gesture forward – she decides to have the family pull each other’s names out of a hat and do something nice for that person, which doesn’t go as smoothly as planned.
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The Lanai

Season 7, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/27/2016
From ABC: Frankie is excited to lay out and relax on her new backyard lanai – aka patio – that Mike and his workmates built for her but peace and serenity become hard to come by when new neighbors, with three screaming kids, move in next door and make it next to impossible for Frankie to find some quiet time.
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Survey Says...

Season 7, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/13/2016
From ABC: Frankie is thrilled when Sue invites her for lunch at the college but lunch becomes awkward when Sue brings her new boyfriend along.
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Season 7, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/6/2016
From ABC: Sue develops a huge crush on one of her college professors and goes to extremes to get him to notice her, and Frankie and Mike agree to meet Brick’s girlfriend Cindy’s parents, who end up being just as quirky as their daughter.
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A Very Donahue Vacation

Season 7, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/23/2016
From ABC: After making some extra money from the diaper business, Mike surprises a rather unenthusiastic Heck family with a spring break vacation at Mammoth Cave, Kentucky.
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The Wisdom Teeth

Season 7, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/16/2016
From ABC: Frankie is excited and looks forward to re-bonding and taking care of Sue and Axl, who both have to stay home during Spring Break to recuperate from having their wisdom teeth removed.
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The Man Hunt

Season 7, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/24/2016
From ABC: After Brick attends a Bar Mitzvah and questions when he’ll officially become a man, Mike attempts to help him become more responsible in his quest to manhood.
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Hecks at a Movie

Season 7, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/17/2016
From ABC: After discovering that Brick has never seen a movie in a theater, Frankie and Mike take him to see a film with a small scene that was partially shot in Orson.
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Film, Friends and Fruit Pies

Season 7, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/10/2016
From ABC: Sue’s excitement over having new friend Lexie become her college dorm roommate quickly sours when she finds herself being charged for half of the new things that Lexie is spontaneously buying for the room.
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Floating 50

Season 7, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/20/2016
From ABC: Feeling guilty over floating Frankie’s 50th birthday for too long, Mike enlists Axl and Brick to help him set up a surprise party for her.
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Birds of a Feather

Season 7, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/13/2016
From ABC: Axl has big plans for his first day as a business intern at Little Betty.
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The Rush

Season 7, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/6/2016
From ABC: The ever optimistic Sue decides that she wants to become part of a social circle and thrusts herself head first into the college’s sorority rush in the hopes of being accepted into a house.
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No Silent Night

Season 7, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/9/2015
From ABC: Dreading the fact that they are always late to church and end up in the overflow room, Frankie makes the decision to have the family watch a Christmas Eve service on TV from the comfort of the Heck house.
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The Convention

Season 7, Episode 9 - Air Date: 12/2/2015
From ABC: Axl informs a disapproving Sue that he’s going to move into her dorm room until he finds a new place of his own, and roles become reversed when Mike’s dad, Big Mike, agrees to watch over Brick while Frankie and Mike are out of town.
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Thanksgiving VII

Season 7, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/18/2015
From ABC: The Hecks agree to forgo Thanksgiving after Frankie finds out that she’s out of a job until January and must pick up a holiday position, which requires her to work on Thanksgiving in order to make ends meet.
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Homecoming II: The Tailgate

Season 7, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/11/2015
From ABC: Frankie is looking forward to taking part in the annual homecoming tailgate.
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Halloween VI: Tick Tock Death

Season 7, Episode 6 - Air Date: 10/28/2015
From ABC: Halloween finds the Hecks in their own "Twilight Zone”-type stories.
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Land of the Lost

Season 7, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/21/2015
From ABC: Frankie becomes worried about Mike, who is being more quiet and distant than usual, and calls on Reverend TimTom to come over and try to find out what’s troubling him.
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Risky Business

Season 7, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/14/2015
From ABC: Axl goes to extreme measures to prove to Mike that he can handle riding his dad’s new motorcycle; and unbeknownst to her parents, Sue tells Brad that her college roommate is so horrible that she’s resorted to living in her car.
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The Shirt

Season 7, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/7/2015
From ABC: Sue excitedly finds herself signing up for as many no-cut college clubs as she can, she accidentally tells Devin how much Axl loves her, which scares Devin and leads her to question their relationship; and Brick gets a little too ambitious while tackling his chore of cleaning the bathroom.
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Cutting the Cord

Season 7, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/30/2015
From ABC: Nervous about starting college and disappointed that her dorm roommate has not arrived yet, Sue begins to drive Frankie and Mike crazy with her multiple texts and calls at all hours.
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Not Your Brother's Drop Off

Season 7, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/23/2015
From ABC: Sue cannot contain her excitement over getting ready to move out of the house and into the dorm to start college.