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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.

Premiered: September 30, 2009

Rating: TV-PG

TV Guide Rating:(2,522 ratings)

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Patricia Heaton, Charlie McDermott, Atticus Shaffer, Eden Sher and Neil Flynn, <em>The Middle</em>

The Middle Renewed for Season 9

ABC renewed dependable sitcom The Middle for a ninth season on Wednesday. The family comedy, which stars Patricia Heaton and Neil Flynn as middle-class Midwesterners raising three kids, is the second longest-running sitcom on ABC, having premiered o… Read more

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Dental Hijinks Season 8, Episode 15 Feb 21, 2017 Subscription

The dentist lies to Frankie about Mike's check up.

Sorry Not Sorry Season 8, Episode 14 Feb 14, 2017 Free

Frankie and Mike's fights negatively impact the kids.

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Mike offers to babysit the neighbor's baby overnight.

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Axl panics when he realizes he only has four months of college left and no job prospects; Meanwhile, Brad agrees to help Sue’s no-cut a capella group prepare for a competition.

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Sue's Awkward Golf Cart Ride
02:30 — Sue's plan with Tyler falls apart when an unexpected guest hops on the cart
Sue's Insightful Observation
01:25 — Sue's analysis of Frankie's choices.
The Kids Have Leverage
01:40 — Axl helps Brick and Sue realize that they have leverage over their parents.
Brick's Font Face Off
01:44 — Brick faces off against Gibson at the grocery store.

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Mon Feb 27 3:00pm
Dollar Days(Season 4, Episode 20) FREFM

Frankie struggles to find a job as a dental assistant. Elsewhere, Axl's band book their first gig, and Sue pesters them with unwanted advice; and Mike must chaperone a camping trip for Brick's new scout troop.

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Mon Feb 27 3:30pm
From Orson With Love(Season 4, Episode 21) FREFM

Frankie tries to boost Sue's online popularity by creating some online aliases who like Sue. Elsewhere, Frankie's dad persuades Mike to spend time listening to his life lessons; and Axl and Brick make a James Bond-style video starring adoptable animals.

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Mon Feb 27 4:00pm
Hallelujah Hoedown(Season 4, Episode 22) FREFM

Sue keeps failing her driving test while her friends all pass, so she seeks advice on how to stop resenting them. Elsewhere, Frankie drops hints about what she wants for Mother's Day; and Cassidy delivers some bad news to Axl at the prom.

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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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