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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:(2,520 ratings)

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

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

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

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Frankie and Mike's fights negatively impact the kids.

Ovary and Out Season 8, Episode 13 Feb 7, 2017 Free

Mike offers to babysit the neighbor's baby overnight.

Pitch Imperfect Season 8, Episode 12 Jan 17, 2017 $1.99

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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Sat Feb 25 8:00am
Halloween(Season 2, Episode 6) HALMRK

Frankie and Mike are invited to an adult Halloween party in the neighborhood, while Axl, his friends and their dates go to a haunted house party and Sue attends a Halloween church event.

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Sat Feb 25 8:30am
A Birthday Story(Season 2, Episode 7) HALMRK

On his ninth birthday, Brick asks to be told about the day he was born, which has been kept a family secret. Meanwhile, Axl's new manager at the movie theater is hot but incompetent, and he wrestles with the question of which is more important.

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Sun Feb 26 8:00am
Errand Boy(Season 2, Episode 8) HALMRK

Brick objects to being carted around with Frankie on her weekend errands and asks to be left home alone. Meanwhile, Mike overhears a friend of Sue's referring to her unflatteringly and doesn't know whether to tell her or not; and Axl has trouble growing a (more…)

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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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