Season 1 | Episode 102 | Aired 10/06/2009
Back in the Heck family basement, Frankie has a total meltdown. She can’t be the family cheerleader anymore. They can’t afford a new dryer, they can’t afford expired food and she never should have ordered that LCD light-up angel that was supposed to be a surprise at Christmas. But then Mike looks at her and says, “Frankie, we’ll make it through.” And since Mike is always brutally honest, Frankie realizes it must be the truth. She says via voiceover, “Wow, who knew I was living with my own personal cheerleader.” Loved it.
The storm ends and things start looking up immediately. The family steps outside to a beautiful site. Sitting on their front lawn is a brand new dryer. Yes, the tornado gave them a dryer. And when the mail comes they discover that some stupid bank actually approved them for a new credit card. No payments till 2012!