The Middle: Season 3, Episode 4

Major Changes (5 Oct. 2011)

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Frankie gets fed up with the kids and leaves to spend some time with her mom, leaving the kids with Mike to figure out what they did wrong and how they can change.



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After being mortifyingly humiliated and grossed out due to a family member's actions, Frankie has a meltdown and decrees to the family that major changes need to take place in every aspect of the Heck household - and then packs up and abruptly leaves. But Frankie's not gone for good, as she heads to her mother's house for a little TLC and motherly advice to help her through the humiliation. Written by ABC Publicity

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When Frankie's Mom is talking about watching all three "Smokey and the Bandit" movies in a row, she says "halfway through Smokey 3, I got sick of Burt Reynolds." "Smokey and the Bandit 3" stars Jerry Reed and Burt Reynolds only has a cameo at the end of the movie. See more »


Sue Heck: Oh my God. Did you just eat that?
Frankie Heck: Relax. Hm? There's hardly any left. You know, when I buy the good snacks...
Sue Heck: Axl clipped his toenails in there. The chip bag. Axl clipped his toenails in the chip bag. You just ate Axl's toenails!
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