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 Aug 22 9:00pm
Birds of a Feather(Season 7, Episode 12) HALMRK

Axl begins his internship at a snack-making company; Frankie complains about working for Smile Superstars; and Cindy confesses to Mike that she kissed another boy. Meanwhile, Sue's professor challenges her to stop seeing the world in a positive light for a (more…)

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Tue Aug 22 9:30pm
Floating 50(Season 7, Episode 13) HALMRK

Mike enlists Axl and Brick's help to throw a surprise party for Frankie's 50th birthday. Meanwhile, Sue is mocked after posting a flyer for her missing sock in the dorm laundry room; and Coach Babbitt is determined to turn Brick into an athlete after he tu (more…)

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Tue Aug 22 10:00pm
Film, Friends and Fruit Pies(Season 7, Episode 14) HALMRK

Mike and Frankie try to figure out which household appliance a piece of plastic belongs to. Meanwhile, Brick turns into a dictator when he casts Cindy and Troy to act in his school project; Sue's excitement about having Lexie as a roommate quickly fades wh (more…)

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Tue Aug 22 10:30pm
Hecks at a Movie(Season 7, Episode 15) HALMRK

Brick disapproves of a trailer for an upcoming "Planet Nowhere" film and makes it his mission to ensure it's not released; the parents get into an argument after Mike shushes Frankie in public; Sue thinks she has a chance of becoming Logan's girlfriend; an (more…)

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Wed Aug 23 1:00pm
The Answer(Season 6, Episode 14) FREFM

The Hecks find out about Darrin's marriage proposal to Sue and whether she said yes. Meanwhile, Axl tries to free Brick of his eccentricities by using info he learned in his psychology class.

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Wed Aug 23 1:30pm
Steaming Pile of Guilt(Season 6, Episode 15) FREFM

Brick's family forget about his birthday until Frankie realizes this oversight three months later. Meanwhile, Sue becomes overzealous in her attempts to make a splash in the yearbook; and Devin ends her relationship with Axl.

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Wed Aug 23 2:00pm
Flirting With Disaster(Season 6, Episode 16) FREFM

Frankie flirts with Axl's pal in a joking manner, but then she worries things were misconstrued. Elsewhere, Sue escorts Brick to a sci-fi convention; and Tag wants Mike to help him prepare for his driving test so he won't lose his license.

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Wed Aug 23 2:30pm
The Waiting Game(Season 6, Episode 17) FREFM

Frankie is anxious to find out whether Sue got into college, while Sue tries to relax by making sachets. Elsewhere, Brick evicts Axl from his bedroom so he can work on his novel in quiet; and Mike denies that he was singing loudly in his car.

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Wed Aug 23 3:00pm
Operation Infiltration(Season 6, Episode 18) FREFM

Frankie goes on Brick's field trip and tries to help him make new friends. Meanwhile, Axl pretends to be close to Sue in order to impress Devin; and Mike fears that bullying Rusty during childhood caused Rusty to become a sad sack later in life.

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Wed Aug 23 9:00pm
The Man Hunt(Season 7, Episode 16) HALMRK

Brick attends a Bar Mitzvah, leading Mike to help him in his quest to manhood. Meanwhile, Sue exudes too much enthusiasm while flirting; and Axl and Hutch move into a Winnebago.

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Wed Aug 23 9:30pm
The Wisdom Teeth(Season 7, Episode 17) HALMRK

Frankie's excited to take care of Sue and Axl after they both have their wisdom teeth removed; and Brick lays down new house rules for his siblings while they're back home. Meanwhile, Mike learns the diaper business was Rusty's ex-wife's idea and becomes f (more…)

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Wed Aug 23 10:00pm
A Very Donahue Vacation(Season 7, Episode 18) HALMRK

Mike surprises his family with a vacation to Mammoth Cave, but Frankie invites the Donahues to join them after expecting a boring getaway. Meanwhile, Nancy asks Frankie to convince Sean to take his MCATs; Axl enlists Brick's help to pick up ladies; and Mik (more…)

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Wed Aug 23 10:30pm
Crushed(Season 7, Episode 19) HALMRK

Sue becomes enamored with one of her college professors and goes to extreme lengths to get his attention. Elsewhere, Mike and Frankie meet Cindy's parents, who they soon discover are just as quirky as their daughter.

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Thu Aug 24 1:00pm
Siblings and Sombreros(Season 6, Episode 19) FREFM

Sue gets furious with Axl for forgetting a sombrero he promised to bring her, and Frankie's attempt to resolve their quarrel only makes things worse. Elsewhere, Mike is astonished to discover that Brick was named Athlete of the Month at middle school.

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Thu Aug 24 9:00pm
Survey Says...(Season 7, Episode 20) HALMRK

Sue invites Frankie to have lunch on campus with her new activist boyfriend Jeremy, but the couple begins to criticize her for everything she's doing wrong in life. Elsewhere, Mike's disappointed when Axl decides to quit football; and Brick obsesses over a (more…)

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Thu Aug 24 9:30pm
The Lanai(Season 7, Episode 21) HALMRK

Frankie's excited to relax on the new patio, but her quiet time is interrupted by their noisy neighbors. Meanwhile, Brick questions if Mike's workmates only helped build the patio because he's their boss; Sue and Lexie win a room in the dorm lottery; and A (more…)

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Thu Aug 24 10:00pm
Not Mother's Day(Season 7, Episode 22) HALMRK

Frankie tells the family that they don't need to do anything special for her this Mother's Day, but she decides to have everyone pull a family member's name from a hat and do a nice deed for that person after a kind stranger asks her to pay it forward.

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Thu Aug 24 10:30pm
Find My Hecks(Season 7, Episode 23) HALMRK

Frankie figures out a way to secretly track Sue and Axl after they refuse to abide by their curfew while they're home for the summer. Meanwhile, Brick's determined to discover who else could be class valedictorian as middle-school graduation approaches.

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Fri Aug 25 1:00pm
Food Courting(Season 6, Episode 20) FREFM

Axl turns 21, but he doesn't act very mature when he refuses to come home and help his dad move a heavy freezer. Meanwhile, Brick adopts a bad attitude toward Frankie; and Sue feels torn when she's offered a new job.

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Fri Aug 25 9:00pm
The Show Must Go On(Season 7, Episode 24) HALMRK

In the seventh-season finale, Frankie's determined to ensure Brick can sing at his middle-school graduation after his performance is cut; and Sue feels conflicted after learning she needs to be at Dollywood on the same day as Brick's ceremony. Meanwhile, A (more…)

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Fri Aug 25 9:30pm
Pilot(Season 1, Episode 1) HALMRK

In the premiere of this slapstick sitcom about a working-class family in the U.S. heartland, frazzled mom Frankie (Patricia Heaton) tries to improve her sales---from zero---at the car dealership while making repeated trips to school for her youngest son, B (more…)

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Fri Aug 25 10:00pm
The Cheerleader(Season 1, Episode 2) HALMRK

Frankie organizes a publicity stunt featuring a car full of jelly beans; Sue doesn't make the swim team and learns she needs glasses; and Brick develops an alternative reading program. Mr. Ehlert: Brian Doyle-Murray.

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Fri Aug 25 10:30pm
The Floating Anniversary(Season 1, Episode 3) HALMRK

Frankie and Mike's romantic anniversary plans are sidetracked by complications including Brick's illness, Sue's heartbreak, Axl and his learner's permit, and a diaper-clad dog.

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Sat Aug 26 8:00am
The Answer(Season 6, Episode 14) HALMRK

The Hecks find out about Darrin's marriage proposal to Sue and whether she said yes. Meanwhile, Axl tries to free Brick of his eccentricities by using info he learned in his psychology class.

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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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