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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A look at the life of a lower-middle-class family living in the Midwest.

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 Frankie Heck (134 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Mike Heck (134 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Axl Heck (134 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Sue Heck (134 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Brick Heck (134 episodes, 2009-2015)
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 Bob (56 episodes, 2009-2014)
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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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Axl mentions that when he becomes very sick, he wants to be frozen, so that when they find a cure to the sickness, he can be unfrozen and cured. This way, he will never die. This is also the plan of the characters Phyllis, Lars, and Ted on _"The Mary Tyler Moore Show" (1970)_. See more »


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Best new show of the season
14 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had no particular hopes for this show. Of all the sitcoms on ABC's new "Wednesday Comedy Night" this is the one I expected to like the least, so it came as quite a surprise how funny and entertaining the pilot episode was. It moves along nicely and the cast is excellent. I always thought Heaton was talented but could never really enjoy her on EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND because her character was, quite frankly, an unendurable bitch. Here she has a chance to project a little more warmth and likability and really shines. The real charmer in the cast is Eden Sher as the teenage daughter, a marvel of gawky authenticity. I fear THE MIDDLE may be just a shade too subtle for audiences who tastes run to fart joke and similar crudity, but more discriminating viewers should definitely check it out.


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