The Middle

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

How ABC Is Planning for a Comedy Future Without The Middle and Modern Family

The Middle and Modern Family premiered within a week of each other in 2009 and set the template for the next decade of ABC comedies: brightly-colored, well-written, big-hearted family sitcoms that look at the American experience from a particular dem… Read more

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The Christmas Miracle Season 9, Episode 10 Dec 12, 2017 Subscription

Axl skips out on church after questioning his faith.

The 200th Season 9, Episode 9 Dec 5, 2017 Paid

Celebrating The Middle's 200th episode, Frankie must find an item for the Orson time capsule, while Mike is stunned to learn that Bill and Paula Norwood are separating.

Eyes Wide Open Season 9, Episode 8 Nov 21, 2017 $2.99

Axl visits Hutch in Chicago and discovers that his once free-spirited college roommate is now a responsible adult; and Sue can’t sleep after accidentally watching a horror film.

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Frankie's Family Toast
01:19 — Frankie pulls the family to the kitchen in order to deliver a toast.
The Reason Frankie Needs a Maid
01:18 — Frankie explains why she's just one maid away from a clean house.
Frankie Justifies Her Underwear Choices
01:40 — Frankie proves a point after attempting to return her garment.
Mike Gives Axl a Pep Talk
02:41 — Axl has given up on his career before Mike gives him a pep talk.

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Tue Jan 23 3:00pm
The Bachelor(Season 4, Episode 19) FREFM

The season finale of "The Bachelor" disheartens Frankie, so she sulks about it for several days. Meanwhile, Mike tries to mold an overly polite Sue into a cutthroat competitor when she joins the tennis team; and Axl and Cassidy reexamine their romance.

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Tue Jan 23 3:30pm
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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Tue Jan 23 4:00pm
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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Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher, Atticus Shaffer, Neil Flynn and Patricia Heaton, <em>The Middle</em>
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The Middle Creators Explain Their Decision to End the Show

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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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