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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

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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.

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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Tue Feb 28 3:00pm
The Drop Off(Season 5, Episode 1) FREFM

In the fifth-season opener, Axl heads to college and the whole family goes along for the ride, despite his protests. Along the way, Sue loses her cool when she learns that Frankie forgot to fax an important essay; and Brick misplaces his new cell phone.

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Tue Feb 28 3:30pm
Change in the Air(Season 5, Episode 2) FREFM

Sue enjoys high-school life without Axl around to taunt her. Meanwhile, Brick fears using the bathroom at middle school; and Frankie doesn't understand why Axl is staying in touch with Mike but not her.

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Tue Feb 28 4:00pm
The Potato(Season 5, Episode 3) FREFM

Sue takes a job at an eatery at the mall in order to earn money to buy a car. Meanwhile, Brick's parents discover that he hasn't attended any classes at his new school; and Axl grows annoyed with his college roommate, so he bunks at home.

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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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