The Middle (2009– )

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The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.

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 Frankie Heck (144 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Mike Heck (144 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Axl Heck (144 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Sue Heck (144 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Brick Heck (144 episodes, 2009-2015)
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The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.

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Just like your family...kind of. Not really. Well, maybe.

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The character Barry from The Goldbergs makes a cameo. He can be seen giving Axl a high-five and saying "sup bro" at a party. He is wearing his signature jersy. See more »

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5 November 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You'd want to see this show because of the household names, Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Chris Kattan, Brian Doyle Murray, and you'd be pleasantly surprised by the writing. We all "know" the harried mom, laid back dad, "under achiever" kids, but within a twenty minute episode I realize how really well the writers capture the frustration and absurdity that goes with life in "the middle". This program doesn't fit the "oh poor hapless daddy" sitcoms, the kind Bob Newhart would NEVER do, and that's why I've been watching it. Because they have a real mess of a home and wear clothes you do see in the newspaper insert ads, these are some real people dealing with some way out there kinds of characters in situations which are hilarious and sometimes heartwarming, without being mushy. This is one show I look forward to each week!!


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