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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Mike Wants Axl to Grow up
02:23 — Mike wants Axl to start being more responsible.
Why Mike Doesn't Want Axl to Leave
01:42 — Mike tells Frankie the real reason he is against Axl leaving for Europe.
Brad's Song for Sue
02:41 — Brad performs a song with Sue to help cheer her up.
Axl Perseveres
02:00 — Axl weathers a storm to get his professor's attention.
Brick Helps Condition Axl
01:26 — Brick picks up Axl after his breakdown.
Brick and Sue Go "Swimming"
01:10 — Sue and Brick try to make it look like they just went swimming.
Frankie Gives Axl Career Advice
01:51 — Axl is nervous about starting his career.
Axl and Lexi Are Dating
01:08 — Axl declares that he's dating Lexi after a classmate drops off a notebook.
The Hecks Versus the Fergusons
02:45 — Mike and Frankie compete with the Fergusons on parenting.
Brick Gives Axl Love Advice
01:49 — Brick passes his love advice on to Axl.
Frankie Wants to Know Who Sue Likes
01:31 — Frankie tries everything to get Sue to tell her who she likes.
Brick Wants to Party
01:20 — Brick doesn't want the party to stop.
Brick Learns About Pranks
01:43 — Mike and Frankie give Brick a lesson on pranks.
Axl Breaks up With April
02:01 — Axl makes things clear by breaking up with April.
Frankie Justifies Her Underwear Choices
01:40 — Frankie proves a point after attempting to return her garment.
Sue Breaks up With Jeremy
01:52 — Sue will never be called Jeremy's follower again.
Frankie's Surprise for Brick
01:22 — Brick can't believe Frankie made everything for his reception.
Mike Wants to Play Softball
01:05 — Mike tries his best to get back into the lineup following his back injury.
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.
Frankie Says Goodbye to Her Ovaries
01:54 — Frankie gives her ovaries a heartfelt sendoff.
Mike Gives Axl a Pep Talk
02:41 — Axl has given up on his career before Mike gives him a pep talk.
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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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