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Foreign Exchange 

Frustrated with being forced to bribe the kids to get along, Frankie convinces the family to host a foreign exchange student to improve the situation. However, the student shows no interest in anything either.

Director:

Paul Lazarus

Writers:

Eileen Heisler (created by), DeAnn Heline (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Patricia Heaton ... Frankie Heck
Neil Flynn ... Mike Heck
Charlie McDermott ... Axl Heck
Eden Sher ... Sue Heck
Atticus Shaffer ... Brick Heck
Chris Kattan ... Bob (credit only)
Matthew Moy ... Takayuki
Jen Ray ... Nancy Donahue
Dierk Torsek Dierk Torsek ... Reverend Hayver
Steven Krueger ... Esteban
Laura Ann Kesling ... Dotty Donahue
Toshi Toda ... Takayuki's Dad

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Storyline

Frankie convinces Mike and the kids that the Heck family should host a foreign exchange student from Japan to expose him to life in an average American family. But the Hecks become frustrated when the student shows no sign of interest whatsoever in the family. Written by ABC Publicity

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Quotes

[first lines]
Frankie Heck: What is the perfect American family? Who knows exactly?
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Connections

References Say Yes to the Dress (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Go Breaking My Heart
(uncredited)
Written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin
Performed by Eden Sher
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 October 2010 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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