Premise: In the Heck family, middle-age, middle-class, middle-America mom Frankie Heck (two-time Emmy winner Patricia Heaton) uses a sense of humor to try to steer her family through life's ups and downs as she tackles her career goals. Her unflappable husband, Mike (Neil Flynn), is a manager at the local quarry. Oldest son Axl is an obstinate young man; awkward daughter Sue cannot seem to find her niche -- despite much enthusiasm in her attempts -- and youngest son Brick is an unusual child whose best friend is his backpack.
S03, E16 (First Aired: Feb. 15, 2012)
Frankie vows to get tickets to a Justin Bieber concert for Sue; Mike coaches Brick for the school's annual spelling bee; Axl and his friends try to break a speed limit -- on foot.
S03, E17 (First Aired: Feb. 22, 2012)
Sue, Axl and Brick have a meeting with Frankie and Mike to air complaints about their parenting styles; when Mike and Frankie change their ways, things do not turn out the way the kids expected.