"The Middle" Pilot (TV Episode 2009) Poster

(TV Series)

(2009)

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Please Watch this Show!
Syl10 December 2009
Patricia Heaton shines as Frances "Frankie" Heck, a working mother of three and wife to Mike Heck who works at the Quarry in Orson, Indiana. They live in the Middle of America maybe not exactly but not in California or New York. Unlike Debra Barone, Heaton really comes alive as Frankie. She's no second bananas. This is her show and her co-star Neil Flynn who plays Mike, her husband, does a brilliant job as well. The cast also has Saturday Night Live's alum Chris Kattan as her co-worker and friend. Brian Doyle-Murray plays her terrible boss, Mr. Ehlert, who owns a car dealership where Kattan and Frankie work at. He makes them work Thanksgiving. The show doesn't have an audience or old style format but you can't help but laughing at the silliness. Her youngest son, Brick, is unusual. Her 13 year old daughter Sue is awkward, forgettable, and shy but with a heart of gold. Her teenage son, Axl, needs to wear a shirt. Watch this show please!
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