The Middle: Season 1, Episode 14

The Yelling (27 Jan. 2010)

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Frankie vows to stop yelling at and nagging her kids if they agree to follow through on their school work and chores without her intervention. Meanwhile, Mike reluctantly takes a night job as a driver delivering snack cakes with Bob.



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Axl finally wins days of peace from Frankie's endless maternal nagging by calling her bluff when she claims hating to yell at them. Unlike them, she soon regrets having promised to leave them in peace and quiet until result deadlines have expired. After a while, the kids seem remarkably enterprising, self-reliant and even somewhat responsible. Mike's frustrations focus on gentle Bob, who is too close with his wife and too neurotic to make a comfortable night delivery partner. Written by KGF Vissers

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Frankie Heck: So from now on, I will calmly ask you to something once, then you'll show me you can listen and I'll show you I don't need to yell.
Brick Heck: So you're gonna stop nagging?
Frankie Heck: I'm going to start trusting that you can do the things I ask you to.
Axl Heck: What do we get if you do yell?
Frankie Heck: It doesn't work that way.
Sue Heck: We should get something.
Frankie Heck: That's not what this is about!
Brick Heck: How about a Tootsie Roll?
Sue Heck: I like waffles.
Axl Heck: That's stupid. We should get money.
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