The Paper Route Season 3, Episode 19 - Aired March 14, 2012

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Brick takes a job as a newspaper delivery boy from the town's veteran newsman (Edward Asner) in order to buy himself night vision goggles, and Axl tries to convince Sue that a long distance relationship will not work between her and boyfriend Matt when his family moves away from Orson. Meanwhile, Sue tries to adjust to wearing a full-on headgear, and Frankie discovers that Mike has been secretly hoarding batteries for years.

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Guest Stars: Ed Asner as Ben, Moises Arias as Matt, Katlin Mastandrea as Ashley, Grace Bannon as Ruth, Jessica Marie Garcia as Becky, Doug Sinclair as Coach

Writers: Jack Burditt

Director: Lee Shallat Chemel

Viewers: 6.93 million Households Rating: 5/8 Adults 18-49 Rating: 2.1/7

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