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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Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher, Atticus Shaffer, Patricia Heaton and Neil Flynn, <em>The Middle</em>

How ABC Is Planning for a Comedy Future Without The Middle and Modern Family

The Middle and Modern Family premiered within a week of each other in 2009 and set the template for the next decade of ABC comedies: brightly-colored, well-written, big-hearted family sitcoms that look at the American experience from a particular dem… Read more

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The Christmas Miracle Season 9, Episode 10 Dec 12, 2017 Subscription

Axl skips out on church after questioning his faith.

The 200th Season 9, Episode 9 Dec 5, 2017 Paid

Celebrating The Middle's 200th episode, Frankie must find an item for the Orson time capsule, while Mike is stunned to learn that Bill and Paula Norwood are separating.

Eyes Wide Open Season 9, Episode 8 Nov 21, 2017 $2.99

Axl visits Hutch in Chicago and discovers that his once free-spirited college roommate is now a responsible adult; and Sue can’t sleep after accidentally watching a horror film.

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Frankie's Family Toast
01:19 — Frankie pulls the family to the kitchen in order to deliver a toast.
The Reason Frankie Needs a Maid
01:18 — Frankie explains why she's just one maid away from a clean house.
Frankie Justifies Her Underwear Choices
01:40 — Frankie proves a point after attempting to return her garment.
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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Mon Jan 22 3:00pm
The Friend(Season 4, Episode 13) FREFM

Frankie arranges an adult playdate for Mike, who's angry when he learns what she did. Elsewhere, Sue and her fellow Wrestlerettes fight the cheerleaders for the right to cheer at wrestling matches; and Axl fears he's not smart enough for his girlfriend.

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Mon Jan 22 3:30pm
The Smile(Season 4, Episode 14) FREFM

With Axl's classmates getting their college-acceptance letters, Mike and Frankie fret that their son may not be getting the sports scholarship they were banking on. Meanwhile, Sue undertakes a school project that will prove smiling is contagious; and Brick (more…)

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Mon Jan 22 4:00pm
Valentine's Day IV(Season 4, Episode 15) FREFM

Axl and his pals help guys break up with their girlfriends prior to Valentine's Day. Meanwhile, Mike sends a romantic text to the wrong person; Sue's ex-boyfriend invites her to a dance; and Brick is hurt to learn that his mom has discarded his artwork.

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Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher, Atticus Shaffer, Neil Flynn and Patricia Heaton, <em>The Middle</em>
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The Middle Cast Reflects on the Show's Legacy

The comedy series' upcoming ninth season will be its last

Patricia Heaton, Charlie McDermott, Atticus Shaffer, Eden Sher and Neil Flynn; The Middle
The Middle Creators Explain Their Decision to End the Show

And tease an extra long series finale

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The Middle Is Ending After 9 Seasons

The upcoming season will be its last

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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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