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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 city of Orson, Indiana.
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When Brick is not allowed to sing at his middle school graduation, Frankie takes up the fight. Sue may have to miss his graduation because of her job at Dollywood. Axl meets a younger ...


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 Frankie Heck (168 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Mike Heck (168 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Axl Heck (168 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Sue Heck (168 episodes, 2009-2016)
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 Brick Heck (168 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 it's 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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Frankie (Patrica Heaton) and Mike (Neil Flynn) are both Irish American See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.44 (2010) 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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Real and Funny
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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