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The Middle

"The Legacy"

Mike's motives come into question when he punishes Axl by forbidding him to play in the last basketball game of the season; Sue wins a trophy; Brick has to wear his cousin's clothes.  (Repeat)

Mon 7/6 10:00 PM  HALL
Duration: 30 minutes
Rated: TV-PG
Sitcom, Comedy

Cast:
Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie Mcdermott, Eden Sher, Atticus Shaffer, Chris Kattan, Jen Ray (Guest Star), Greg Cromer (Guest Star), Thomas Duffy (Guest Star), Sarah Rush (Guest Star), David Chandler (Guest Star), Parker Bolek (Guest Star), Gibson Sjobeck (Guest Star), Jake Watkins (Guest Star), Noah Lomax (Guest Star), Austin Lahmon (Guest Star)

Crew:
Eileen Heisler (Executive Producer), Deann Heline (Executive Producer), Rob Ulin (Writer), Adam Davidson (Director)

7/6/15
09:00 AM
"The Paper Route"  Brick takes a newspaper delivery job in order to earn money for night vision goggles; Axl tries to convince Sue that a long-distance relationship between her and Matt won't work; Frankie learns that Mike has been hoarding batteries.  (Repeat) ABCF
7/6/15
01:00 PM
"The Test"  Frankie discovers that Axl hasn't studied for his quickly approaching PSATs; Sue tries out for cheerleading; Mike tries to help Brick toughen up.  (Repeat) ABCF
7/6/15
01:30 PM
"Bad Choices"  Frankie and Mike consider trading the burdens of home ownership for apartment living; Axl fakes sickness to get out of a test; Sue and Brad put together a skit about the dangers of texting and drinking while driving; Brick quotes Shakespeare.  (Repeat) ABCF
7/6/15
02:00 PM
"Halloween II"  When Sue wears an embarrassing costume to a Halloween party, she turns to Mike for advice; Frankie takes Brick's social-skills group trick-or-treating; Axl and his friends plan a prank.  (Repeat) ABCF
7/6/15
02:30 PM
"Heck's Best Thing"  Mike and Frankie worry Axl will blow an opportunity that could result in a full college scholarship; Brick and Sue start a texting marathon after Aunt Edie accidentally gives them her cell phone.  (Repeat) ABCF
7/6/15
10:00 PM
"The Legacy"  Mike's motives come into question when he punishes Axl by forbidding him to play in the last basketball game of the season; Sue wins a trophy; Brick has to wear his cousin's clothes.  (Repeat) HALL
7/6/15
10:30 PM
"Royal Wedding"  Frankie becomes obsessed with the royal wedding; Brick helps Sue when she decides to try out for the school's news team; Mike has to make cutbacks at the quarry.  (Repeat) HALL
7/7/15
09:00 AM
"Get Your Business Done"  After attending a new church, Frankie is inspired by a pastor who wants people to live without regrets by fulfilling their own destiny.  (Repeat) ABCF
7/7/15
01:00 PM
"The Play"  Frankie and Sue are cast in a community theater production of "The Wizard of Oz"; Brick invites his quirky uncle to attend Special Friends Day at school.  (Repeat) ABCF
7/7/15
01:30 PM
"Thanksgiving III"  The Hecks spend Thanksgiving at Frankie's parents' house, but things fall apart when her sister's family joins in; Mike tries to advise Axl on how to pick up girls; Brick is accused of damaging an expensive toy.  (Repeat) ABCF
The Middle

Premise
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 dental assisting school. Her unflappable husband, Mike, is a manager at the local quarry. Oldest son Axl is an obstinate teenager; 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.