The Middle (S09E07) “Thanksgiving IX”

Thanksgiving IX. Can you believe it?! Every time I write down that The Middle is in its 9th season I’m impressed. Before last night we had 8 great Thanksgiving episodes, and the 9th and final one definitely held up to the previous 8. It’s Thanksgiving Day and Axl just started working at Spudsy’s after he…

The Middle (S09E05) “Role of a Lifetime”

This week, let’s first dive into the smaller storylines before we get to the plot that takes up the biggest part of the episode. Axl, as a business major, has decided to make a recipe for a new beverage: bwine, which is a combination between beer and wine (sounds gross to me, but whatever). Frankie…

The Middle (S09E04) “Halloween VIII: Orson Murder Mystery”

It’s Halloween in Orson and Frankie and Brick are trying to solve a murder mystery while Axl and Lexie want some alone time, without Sue hanging around. Frankie finds out from the disclosure papers of when she and Mike bought the Heck house that one of the previous owners, Claudia Rose Tucker, died in the…

The Middle (S09E03) “Meet The Parents”

It’s parents weekend at East Indy and Mike and Frankie plan to go to Gumford. Lexie’s parents, Bennett and Tammy, are there as well and the four of them go out to dinner together. At first, Frankie is not very excited to meet them because they are from a very different, and much richer, world,…

The Middle (S09E02) “Please Don’t Feed The Hecks”

Even without Frankie and Mike pushing him, Axl got himself a job. He is now Brick’s school bus driver, which means he is making money and still has time to go on interviews. As his bus driver, Axl finds out that Brick isn’t having the greatest start of the school year, especially after his breakup…

The Middle (S09E01) “Vive La Hecks”

The Middle is back! Yesterday The Middle kicked off its farewell season. In the first week of August, ABC announced that The Middle’s upcoming season would be its last (read my thoughts about it here). Of the long running comedies on TV right now (like Modern Family and Big Bang Theory), I have to say…

The Middle (S08E23) “Fight or Flight” (Season Finale)

Review: As we saw last week, Axl is graduating college and this episode picks up right after Axl’s graduation party. Frankie and Mike are proud of him, but they are eager to get Axl into a job and out of their house. However, Axl has very different plans in mind for the summer. Kenny offers…

The Middle (S08E22) “The Final Final”

Review: The Hecks’ luck seems to be turning around after the Donahues’ address is painted on their curb by a few Prairie Scouts. Not only do they get all the premium channels and free pizza, the microwave even works without using the hair dryer for the first time in years. And that’s only the beginning….

The Middle (S08E21) “Clear and Present Danger”

The Middle (S08E21) “Clear and Present Danger” Review: After Cindy, who can be a real badass, helps Brick out with a bully, he is determined “to get some of those ‘muscles’” he’s read about, so he won’t have to rely on his girlfriend anymore. He goes to Axl for help, who tries to show him…

The Middle (S08E20) “Adult Swim”

Review: Mike prepares the pool for the summer and wants the kids to use it, but none of them seem interested. He threatens to get rid of it, but it doesn’t motivate the kids to take a swim. Brick doesn’t care about the pool that much, but Sue explains to him that it’s only the…

The Middle (S08E19) “The Confirmation”

Review: This week’s episode, in which Charlie McDermott made his directorial debut, is a continuation of last week’s storyline where Axl and Lexie finally got together. Axl however doesn’t want to make it public yet after all the events that happened with April. Axl and Lexie keep sneaking around, while Brad and Sue try to…