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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Tue Nov 21 8:00pm
Eyes Wide OpenNew(Season 9, Episode 8) ABC

Axl heads to Chicago to visit Hutch for the weekend but discovers that his friend, who has his own apartment and a job, is now acting more like a responsible adult than the free-spirited college student he once knew. Meanwhile, Sue's excitement over having (more…)

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Wed Nov 22 11:00am
Thanksgiving V(Season 5, Episode 7) FREFM

Some unexpected guests show up on Thanksgiving. Meanwhile, Tag tells Mike about his online-gambling losses; Axl dreads informing his parents that he dropped out of three college classes; and Sue hides something about her recent shopping adventure.

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Wed Nov 22 11:30am
Thanksgiving VI(Season 6, Episode 7) FREFM

The Hecks go to a restaurant buffet for Thanksgiving dinner. However, the meal doesn't go well because Sue suspects that Mike dislikes Darrin, Brick invites his unconventional girlfriend and Frankie makes Axl bring a date he doesn't even know.

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Thu Nov 23 11:00am
Thanksgiving VII(Season 7, Episode 8) FREFM

The Hecks decide to forgo Thanksgiving when Frankie must pick up a holiday position as an overworked woman from the 19th-century; Sue goes back to work at Spudsy's in hopes of running into Logan; and Axl becomes emotional over how his life's turning out. M (more…)

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Tue Nov 28 11:00am
Christmas(Season 1, Episode 10) FREFM

Frankie rehearses for a choir solo for her church's Christmas midnight mass, and Mike's handling of the family yuletide preparations makes her jealous. Meanwhile, Brick has a problem, and Frankie and Mike try to help him overcome it and get into the holida (more…)

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Tue Nov 28 11:30am
A Simple Christmas(Season 2, Episode 10) FREFM

Frankie's parents Tag (Jerry Van Dyke) and Pat (Marsha Mason) visit for Christmas, which doesn't thrill Mike, and they clash with the Hecks over Frankie's idea on how to celebrate the holiday---sans gifts.

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Tue Nov 28 8:00pm
Vive La Hecks(Season 9, Episode 1) ABC

In the ninth-season opener, Axl returns from Europe with a new, relaxed outlook on life, but Mike wants him to look for a job. Meanwhile, Sue tries to catch up on some summer fun; and Brick wants to break up with Cindy.

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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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