Life Skills Season 4, Episode 11 - Aired January 9, 2013

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Axl is shocked to discover that he and Sue are enrolled in the same Life Skills class. And things only get worse for the Ax-Man when he is assigned to work with his sister on a big class project. Meanwhile Brick's school therapist, Dr. Fulton, tries to teach him how to reach out to his fellow students in order to make some friends; and Frankie and Mike find themselves dealing with an unreasonable insurance company after they discover a tree branch has fallen and broken the windshield of Frankie's car.

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Guest Stars: Dave Foley as Dr. Fulton, Gina Hecht as Ms. Schaefer, Dierk Torsek as Reverend Hayver, Bill Chott as Wendell, French Stewart as Principal Cameron, E.J. Callahan as Mr. Flurry, Mary Kate Wiles as Beth, Daniel Stewart as Steve, Victoria Park as Connie, Karan Soni as Vijal, Julia Max as Erica

Writers: Roy Brown

Director: Lee Shallat Chemel

Viewers: 8.39 million Households Rating: 6.2/10 Adults 18-49 Rating: 2.4/7

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