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 (117 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Mike Heck (117 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Axl Heck (117 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Sue Heck (117 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Brick Heck (117 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Bob (55 episodes, 2009-2012)
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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 Brick ('Atticus Chaffer') is rumored to have Aspergers syndrome or some sort of Autism. He also possesses eidetic Memory which is why he would usually recite sentences he said in the past to himself in a whisper. See more »

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Referenced in Family Guy: Vestigial Peter (2013) See more »

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The Middle
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Finally, a show I can watch with my family.
15 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm guessing the family portrayed in 'The Middle' is not the norm but they certainly are closer to 'real' people than most sitcom characters or, for that matter, most 'reality' show contestants. The children are not perfect nor are they drug addicted or sex-crazed or alcoholic or parent-hating brats. The oldest son hanging out in boxer shorts? My son did that. The middle child, the daughter, trying to find her place in the school social order but often coming up short? Who hasn't failed at something in life? And the youngest child, the little boy who often repeats things in a whisper, is sweet and loves his parents. These kids make you laugh both from their unintentional humor and from recognition. And I especially like the fact that each episode ends on an upbeat note. The family members, no matter what crazy circumstances they may find themselves in, love each other and accept their lot in life without bitterness and anger. Far removed from the pop culture norms we've been fed lately, people living in 'The Middle' may actually exist after all.


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