The Middle: Season 2, Episode 1

Back to School (22 Sep. 2010)

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Frankie plans to get ahead of the game with her children's school needs, but winds up failing miserably.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Ms. Rinsky
Mr. Rasmussen (as Patrick Y. Malone)


After a disastrous attempt to get her kids ready for the first day of school, Frankie devises a plan to stay on top of her kids' schedules in order to better organize their lives. But things go from bad to worse when Frankie - aided by a reluctant Mike -- tries to be pre-emptive and explains Brick's eccentric quirks to his new, no nonsense teacher, Ms. Rinsky, and gets accused of being over protective. Meanwhile, Sue is so enthusiastic about being on the school's cross-country team that she wears a heavy sweatshirt touting her team spirit in 80 degree heat, and Axl's body clock gets thrown for a loop when Frankie begins waking him up for school with an alarm clock. Written by ABC Publicity

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When Frankie finds a shampoo bottle in the middle of the garbage, she puts it under her arm, and then it disappears. See more »


Sue Heck: Mom, look! I printed out the front page of the school website. Look at it!
Frankie Heck: "Overheated Student Ruins Pep Rally". Oh, honey.
Sue Heck: I know! I'm in the paper. I'm "overheated student". Everyone's going to know me now!
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