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The Middle 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2009– )
The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the town of Orson, Indiana.
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Rita Glossner takes Frankie on a road trip. In the meantime, Mike takes a fall at the quarry and Sue tries to get Axl to end his estrangement with the family.


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 Frankie Heck (176 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Mike Heck (176 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Axl Heck (176 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Sue Heck (176 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Brick Heck (176 episodes, 2009-2016)
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Following a woman named Frankie, and her boisterous family, the Hecks. Her husband, Mike, her daughter, Sue, and her two sons, Axl, and Brick go on what you might call family adventures as they explore life and its meaning. Mike and Frankie Heck watch their three crazy children grow up into young adults. Written by melissa mctague

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

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The town of Orson, Indiana is fictional, but based on the real life Indiana town of Jasper. See more »

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Mike Heck: I can help you, but you know what I'm gonna say.
Frankie Heck: Oh, God...
Mike Heck: Sports!
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Featured in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #4.7 (2009) See more »

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The Middle
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Written by Jim Adkins, Tom Linton, Rick Burch and Zach Lind
Performed by Jimmy Eat World
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Really enjoyable comedy
15 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There's a number of shows that I record every week and this is one of them. Whenever I go to catch up on watching shows that were recorded, there are some that are starting to feel like a chore to watch, but I always looks forward to watching this one.

I was never a fan of "Everyone Loves Raymond" so I never saw too much of Patricia Heaton, but she's really very good in this show. I think most of the characters in this show are really well cast. I think Eden Sher as the daughter "Sue" is terrific. She's such a lovable nerd. Neil Flynn who plays the husband "Mike" is funny and believable. Atticus Shaffer as the youngest son "Brick" is pretty bizarre, but somehow I find myself laughing at him, especially when he repeats to himself in a whisper, the last word of his sentences. I can't explain why, but it's funny to me every time he does it.

I hope the show doesn't get old for me. I've watched the first 9 episodes so far and haven't been disappointed yet.


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