The Fun House
Season 1 | Episode 118 | Aired 03/23/2010
Mike tries to make things right with Sue by telling Brad that she’s crushed he chose Carly. This has Sue furious at her dad. Brick is also on Mike’s case. He’s finished his school project and needs someone to check it. Mike can’t take it anymore. He dines on some pizza in the most relaxing place he can find: his car.
Someone really should have taken the time to read over Brick’s homework. Here’s his report word for word: “My mom wanted to be a gold digger. My dad didn’t think my brother was playing enough pool. The end.” If nothing else, the boy’s succinct. Brick’s story was so compelling; his classmates probably didn’t even notice the traces of blue chalk dust around his mouth.
Frankie tries to use the attitude trick she learned from Abby on a worn-down Mike. It doesn’t fly. He just wants to get back to work. But for now he’ll settle for reclaiming his house. Frankie has an idea. She leads Mike into the basement to hang with the kids. Mike pops in some 80’s music so he and Frankie can do a little dancing. Frankie’s plan worked. Nothing clears out a room of teens quicker than the sight of two parents gettin’ down to sounds of Wang Chug. “We were so in phase, in our dance hall days…”