The Middle

Series Summary
In the Heck family, middle-age, middle-class, middle-America mom Frankie Heck (two-time Emmy winner Patricia Heaton) uses a sense of humor to try to steer her family through life's ups and downs as she tackles her career goals. Her unflappable husband, Mike (Neil Flynn), is a manager at the local quarry. Oldest son Axl is an obstinate young man; awkward daughter Sue cannot seem to find her niche -- despite much enthusiasm in her attempts -- and youngest son Brick is an unusual child whose best friend is his backpack.

Air Dates: 2009 - Present

Genres: Sitcom

Network: ABC

Next Episode:

Season 8, Ep. 8 : Trip and Fall Dec 6, 2016

Frankie's trashy neighbor talks her into taking a road trip; Mike feels embarrassed when OSHA comes to investigate his fall at the quarry; Sue tries to talk Axl into reconciling with the family.

  • Season 8, Ep. 7 : Look Who's Not TalkingNov 29, 2016

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    Frankie finds a discount store that sells oddly shaped produce; Axl refuses to talk to Frankie after learning how she feels about April; Brick's new tick lands him in detention; Brad visits Sue at college.

  • Season 8, Ep. 6 : Thanksgiving VIIINov 22, 2016

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    Having decided April isn't good enough for Axl, Frankie works to keep her out of the family Christmas photo; Sue gets upset when she learns Brick will be working at Spudsy's.

  • Season 8, Ep. 5 : Road KillNov 15, 2016

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    Frankie and Mike's embarrassment over forgetting Brick's birthday turns to fear when they realize it's time to teach him to drive; Sue learns something surprising from Frankie.

  • Season 8, Ep. 4 : True GritNov 1, 2016

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    Sue asks Axl for advice on how to break up with her boyfriend; Brick tries to fit in with his classmates; Frankie accidentally buys some racy underwear.

  • Season 8, Ep. 3 : Halloween VII: The HeckoningOct 25, 2016

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    Frankie learns that the kids would choose to live with Mike if the two of them divorced; Sue tries to get her room back from Brick; Axl lashes out at the family.

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