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.… More “The Middle (S09E07) "Thanksgiving IX"”
As I already mentioned in my last review, The Middle would continue it’s storyline about Grandma Pat this week. She is staying at the Hecks for a few days, until the doctors find out what happened to her exactly.… More “The Middle (S09E06) “The Setup””
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).… More “The Middle (S09E05) “Role of a Lifetime””
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 bathtub about 50 years ago.… More “The Middle (S09E04) "Halloween VIII: Orson Murder Mystery"”
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, but they hit it off great.… More “The Middle (S09E03) “Meet The Parents””
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 with Cindy.… More “The Middle (S09E02) “Please Don't Feed The Hecks””
Today it was announced that The Middle’s upcoming 9th season will be its last.
After 8 seasons, I knew this announcement would come sooner or later, but it still hit me hard when I read that my favorite show on TV right now would come to an end.… More “The Middle to end its run after the upcoming season – my thoughts about the show”
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.… More “The Middle (S08E23) “Fight or Flight” (Season Finale)”
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.… More “The Middle (S08E22) “The Final Final””
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.… More “The Middle (S08E21) “Clear and Present Danger””
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.… More “The Middle (S08E20) “Adult Swim””
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.… More “The Middle (S08E19) “The Confirmation””
Review: This week The Middle continues to explore the love lives of Axl and Sue in an episode filled with callbacks and more importantly hilarious lines.
Let’s start with the smallest storyline this week.… More “The Middle (S08E18) “The Par-Tay””
Review: Last week we ended the episode with Axl finding out that Lexie likes him and Axl going after her at a party, only to run into Devin. When Cassidy and Weird Ashley show up as well, the confusion is complete.… More “The Middle (S08E17) “Exes and Ohhhs””
Review: After a long losing streak, Mike hires the high school coach Tink Babbit to help out with the quarry’s softball team. This finally leads to some wins for the team, but when Mike hurts his back, Tink benches him.… More “The Middle (S08E16) “Swing and a Miss””
Review: This week’s episode of The Middle had a lot of different storylines. Let’s start with this week’s adventures of the parents. Mike has a toothache (apparently brushing your teeth as often as Mike does on screen, doesn’t prevent problems with your teeth), but of course he doesn’t want to go see a dentist.… More “The Middle (S08E15) “Dental Hijinks””
Review: We start this week’s episode with a hectic scene when a water pipe in the Heck’s basement bursts, while Brick has to hand in a school paper online. Frankie and Mike start fighting with each other, which results in Brick not being able to hand in his paper on time (it actually wasn’t due until a few days later, but Brick being Brick forgot about that).… More “The Middle (S08E14) “Sorry Not Sorry””
Review: The Middle is finally back after being on a break for a couple of weeks, and this week they bring up an inevitable subject: we’ve often heard Frankie complain about her kids, but when it turns out that she can’t have any more kids, she is feeling a little down.… More “The Middle (S08E13) “Ovary and Out””
Review: Axl is only 4 months away from graduating college and while he usually needs to be pushed to do anything, this time he has actually thought about his future. But when he goes to a job fair at East Indy, he finds out that most people already started looking for jobs when they were juniors.… More “The Middle (S08E12) “Pitch Imperfect””