The holiday season is over, but not before the Hecks celebrate the new year on The Middle. As the family rings in 2012 at home, only Frankie and Sue are excited while Axl claims, "This year already sucks."
Frankie, with the help of Axl's negativity, comes up with the brilliant idea to assign New Year's resolutions to each other. If they can keep their resolutions for a week, Frankie will take them to King Henry's all-you-can-eat buffet. After drawing names, the following resolutions are anonymously assigned: