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The Middle

"The Final Four"

Mike receives tickets to a basketball game that falls on the day of the funeral of Frankie's uncle; Brick tries to avoid a birthday party.  (Repeat)

Fri 5/8 2:00 PM  ABCF
Duration: 30 minutes
Rated: TV-PG
Sitcom, Comedy

Cast:
Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie Mcdermott, Eden Sher, Atticus Shaffer, Chris Kattan, Brian Doyle murray (Guest Star), Jeanette Miller (Guest Star), Frances Bay (Guest Star), Dierk Torsek (Guest Star), Phillip Wilburn (Guest Star), Margarita Franco (Guest Star), Adam Pilver (Guest Star)

Crew:
Eileen Heisler (Executive Producer), Deann Heline (Executive Producer), Rob Ulin (Writer), Alex Reid (Director)

4/27/15
09:00 AM
"Signals"  Mike decides that he and Brick should be more social at the Heck family barbecue; Axl sets out to clean the family pool to entice girls to stop by for a swim.  (Repeat) ABCF
4/27/15
01:00 PM
"Halloween IV: The Ghost Story"  Sue holds a seance with her friends; the football team stops Axl from attending the Halloween party in his room; the family tries to give Brick advice about girls.  (Repeat) ABCF
4/27/15
01:30 PM
"The Jump"  Frankie rescues a lost dog and takes solace in the unconditional love she receives; Sue surprises her parents when she makes the volleyball team; Axl asks Brick for help with school.  (Repeat) ABCF
4/27/15
02:00 PM
"Thanksgiving V"  Axl looks for the right time to share news about his college classes; Frankie's dad reveals a gambling loss; Sue hides a secret; Brick determines to have lime-green Jell-O salad on Thanksgiving.  (Repeat) ABCF
4/27/15
02:30 PM
"The Kiss"  Mike and Frankie agree to house-sit for Frankie's sister in hope of having a romantic, kid-free weekend; Axl, Darrin and Sean go on a road trip.  (Repeat) ABCF
4/27/15
09:00 PM
"Valentine's Day IV"  Axl and his friends, Darrin and Sean, offer to help guys break up with their girlfriends; Sue's ex-boyfriend, Matt, invites her to a Valentine's Day dance at school; Mike accidentally sends a romantic text to a co-worker instead of to Frankie.  (Repeat) HALL
4/27/15
09:30 PM
"Winners and Losers"  Frankie is worried when Brick decides to go on a three-day school trip to Chicago; Sue wants to know if Darrin, one of Axl's friends, has feelings for her.  (Repeat) HALL
4/27/15
10:00 PM
"Wheel of Pain"  When Axl, Sue and Brick accidentally break the family room window, they decide to blame the Glossner children -- the bad seeds of the neighborhood; Frankie tries to land a prime dental rotation spot.  (Repeat) HALL
4/27/15
10:30 PM
"The Name"  Frankie's sister offers to help at the house while Frankie studies for her finals for dental-assistant school; Axl tries not to act jealous when Cassidy's ex-boyfriend visits.  (Repeat) HALL
4/28/15
09:00 AM
"Average Rules"  Frankie and Mike find out that Brick may be held back a grade because of the school librarian; an aptitude test reveals Axl to be academically gifted.  (Repeat) ABCF
The Middle

Premise
In the Heck family, middle-age, middle-class, middle-America mom Frankie Heck uses a sense of humor to try to steer her family through life's ups and downs as she tackles dental assisting school. Her unflappable husband, Mike, is a manager at the local quarry. Oldest son Axl is an obstinate teen who eats the family out of house and home; daughter Sue is an inept adolescent who cannot seem to find her niche -- despite much enthusiasm in her attempts -- and youngest son Brick is an odd child whose best friend is his backpack.

Current cast
Patricia Heaton as Frankie Heck
Neil Flynn as Mike Heck
Charlie Mcdermott as Axl Heck
Eden Sher as Sue Heck
Atticus Shaffer as Brick Heck

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.