The Middle

  • 2009
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

A sitcom about a working-class family in the U.S. heartland follows the daily strife of frazzled mom Frankie who, alongside her husband, raises their three kids, the youngest being an outcast at school because of his unusual behavior.

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Adult Swim Season 8, Episode 20 Apr 18, 2017 Subscription

Axl allows Frankie to take him suit shopping.

The Confirmation Season 8, Episode 19 Apr 11, 2017 Free

Frankie and Mike send Brick to a religious camp.

The Par-Tay Season 8, Episode 18 Apr 4, 2017 Free

Axl let Brick hang out with him at college.

Exes and Ohhs Season 8, Episode 17 Mar 14, 2017 $2.99

When Axl runs into just about all of his ex-girlfriends at a party – including Devin Levin, Cassidy and even Weird Ashley – he tries to figure out what the universe is telling him.

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Brick and Sue Go "Swimming"
01:10 — Sue and Brick try to make it look like they just went swimming.
Frankie Gives Axl Career Advice
01:51 — Axl is nervous about starting his career.
Axl and Lexi Are Dating
01:08 — Axl declares that he's dating Lexi after a classmate drops off a notebook.
The Hecks Versus the Fergusons
02:45 — Mike and Frankie compete with the Fergusons on parenting.

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Tue Apr 25 3:00pm
The Carpool(Season 5, Episode 12) FREFM

Frankie's assigned a car pool during a bus-driver strike, but she doesn't get to school on time. Elsewhere, Axl tutors a pretty coed in a class that he's not taking; and Mike's oblivious to the fact that Sue wants to attend a basketball game with him.

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Tue Apr 25 3:30pm
Hungry Games(Season 5, Episode 13) FREFM

The Hecks plan to feast at a no-limit buffet, but they get stalled at church when a guest minister observes them quarreling and decides they need his counsel.

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Tue Apr 25 4:00pm
The Award(Season 5, Episode 14) FREFM

Mike doesn't want to attend an awards dinner where he'll be honored for his service at work. Elsewhere, Sue tries to get her classmates to bond more; Axl searches for a woman who left him a message; and Brick dons a purple suit and bolo tie.

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  • Premiered: September 30, 2009
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: A sitcom about a working-class family in the U.S. heartland follows the daily strife of frazzled mom Frankie who, alongside her husband, raises their three kids, the youngest being an outcast at school because of his unusual behavior. (more)

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