The Middle: Season 2, Episode 10

A Simple Christmas (8 Dec. 2010)

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Mike and Frankie's plan for a simple Christmas are dashed when Frankie's parents show up and stay for 12 days, spoiling the children and never giving Mike a minute of freedom.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Bob (credit only)
Pat Spence
Wade Glossner (as Parker James Bolek)
Littlest Glossner (as Gibson Sjobeck)


The Hecks count down the 12 days of Christmas with Frankie's parents, Pat and Tag, when they come to town to spend the holiday with the family - much to Mike's dismay. But when Frankie decides that she wants to take the focus off of the gifts and make it a simple Christmas, Pat and Tag have other ideas. Written by ABC Publicity

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