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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>

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

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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Hoosier Maid Season 8, Episode 11 Jan 10, 2017 $2.99

Frankie is elated when she wins free maid service for a month; Mike and Rusty start looking into assisted living facilities for Big Mike; and Axl, Hutch & Kenny move in with Sue & Lexie.

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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.
Frankie Says Goodbye to Her Ovaries
01:54 — Frankie gives her ovaries a heartfelt sendoff.

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Wed Feb 22 3:00pm
Last Whiff of Summer(Season 4, Episode 2) FREFM

In the conclusion of the fourth-season opener, Frankie gets nostalgic about the summers of her youth. Meanwhile, Axl attends summer school; Frankie wants to know which parent her kids favor; Brick grows a tomato; and Sue attempts to bond with her dad.

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Wed Feb 22 3:30pm
The Second Act(Season 4, Episode 3) FREFM

Frankie loses her job at the car dealership and decides to enroll in a technical school. Meanwhile, Axl begins his senior year of high school; Sue becomes a mentor to a freshman; and Brick gets on Mike's bad side when he's impolite to Mike's buddies.

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Wed Feb 22 4:00pm
Bunny Therapy(Season 4, Episode 4) FREFM

A therapist advises the Hecks to get a pet for Brick so he can develop his bonding skills, but the family wind up with a malicious rabbit. Meanwhile, Axl dates two cheerleaders at once; and Sue sets her sights on becoming the school mascot.

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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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