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 (141 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Mike Heck (141 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Axl Heck (141 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Brick Heck (141 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Sue Heck (140 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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Frankie (Patrica Heaton) and Mike (Neil Flynn) are both Irish American See more »

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Wonderfully original, entertaining, and satisfying new comedy!
2 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Supernaturally talented Patricia Heaton may be doomed to playing the long suffering wife now, as far as television goes -- but she is SO good at it. After who knows how many seasons of Everybody Loves Raymond she appears to have completely mastered the role. And who's complaining? I would never have thought there was so much fertile ground left for family comedy but the writers seem to have tapped a whole new vein. Patricia Heaton being one of the most talented humans ever, your expectations are high on anything new from this lady. No disappointments here! Great story - great imagery - sizzling dialog - wonderful character work from a top-notch cast. Where are all these brilliant new kid actors coming from? Atticus Shaffer is simply miraculous in his role as the ... "unusual child". There was so much entertaining content in this half-hour (or about 22 minutes, I guess, minus the commercials) that I felt like I'd watched a class A feature film comedy. It's not going to be easy to maintain this level of excellence but if they even get close, I'll be a huge fan. Can't wait to see the next episode!


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