2,890 votes
The Middle

The Middle

ABC 2009

The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.

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The 10 Best Episodes of The Middle

The Middle - S9E24

#1 - A Heck of a Ride (2) (Season 9 - Episode 24)

A Heck leaves the nest as the family takes a road trip to Denver, where Axl will start his new job - and new life away from home.

The episode was rated 8.61 from 252 votes.

The Middle - S9E23

#2 - A Heck of a Ride (1) (Season 9 - Episode 23)

A Heck leaves the nest as the family takes a road trip to Denver, where Axl will start his new job - and new life away from home.

The episode was rated 8.28 from 419 votes.

The Middle - S5E24

#3 - The Wonderful World of Hecks (Season 5 - Episode 24)

A series of unfortunate events threaten to spoil the trip to Walt Disney World.

The episode was rated 8.07 from 441 votes.

The Middle - S4E2

#4 - Last Whiff of Summer (2) (Season 4 - Episode 2)

Mike accidentally reveals that Axl is his favorite child; Brick tries to grow a giant tomato; Sue encourages her father to participate in a variety of activities with her.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 148 votes.

The Middle - S4E24

#5 - The Graduation (Season 4 - Episode 24)

Tension builds as Frankie tries to plan a graduation party for uncooperative Axl; Sue tries to get her driver's license for a sixth time; Brick must assemble a slide show highlighting the past four years of school.

The episode was rated 8.01 from 408 votes.

The Middle - S5E17

#6 - The Walk (Season 5 - Episode 17)

Frankie and Mike run into old acquaintances; Sue gets several dates to the prom; Brick gets Axl's help for a book report.

The episode was rated 7.99 from 441 votes.

The Middle - S2E24

#7 - Back to Summer (Season 2 - Episode 24)

With only three days left until summer vacation, Frankie is ecstatic that she's made it through another school year with the family. But her happiness turns to panic when she and Mike learn that Brick needs to write a daily journal and turn it in to Ms. Rinsky or risk not moving up to the fourth grade; that Axl hasn't fulfilled his required 30 days of community service; and that, because of an error, Sue must prove that she never took a sick day from school in order to receive a perfect attendance award at her middle school graduation ceremony.

The episode was rated 7.96 from 352 votes.

The Middle - S6E24

#8 - The Graduate (Season 6 - Episode 24)

Sue prepares for her graduation and worries the day won't go perfectly. Meanwhile, Brick gets the opportunity to skip a year in school and Axl grows concerned about Devin's fun summer pictures she posted on social media.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 419 votes.

The Middle - S1E24

#9 - Average Rules (Season 1 - Episode 24)

Parent-Teacher conferences cause Frankie to worry about the kids. In them she's told Axl is gifted but not applying himself, that her teachers still do not know who Sue is, and Brick may have to repeat the second-grade due to failure to return over 30 library books. Guest star Betty White as the school librarian.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 386 votes.

The Middle - S3E13

#10 - The Map (Season 3 - Episode 13)

Aunty Ginny's funeral is the catalyst for Frankie's vow to begin celebrating all of the family's major life achievements. Axl mistakenly eats Brick's school map project and Sue finds out that a boy on the wrestling team has a crush on her.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 364 votes.

The Middle - S3E24

#11 - The Wedding (Season 3 - Episode 24)

The Hecks are pleased to learn that Mike's brother, Rusty is getting married. However, the joy is short-lived, when they discover that the wedding is to be held at their house. Meanwhile, Brick cannot attend a party that same day, due to the nuptials.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 319 votes.

The Middle - S5E9

#12 - The Christmas Tree (Season 5 - Episode 9)

Axl wants to spend time with his friends when he comes home for Christmas; Sue's allergies threaten to ruin her holiday; Brick's lie is uncovered.

The episode was rated 7.90 from 453 votes.

The Middle - S8E23

#13 - Fight or Flight (Season 8 - Episode 23)

Having finally graduated college, Axl tells Frankie and Mike that he's planning on going to Europe over the summer with Kenny. Although Frankie thinks this is a great once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, Mike is less than pleased and thinks his slacker son should be putting all of his summer efforts into finding a job. Meanwhile, Sue begins to panic after she barely scrapes a parked SUV and doesn't hear back from the owner after leaving several notes on the windshield, and Brick discovers that his sudden onset of backaches is due to not sitting in his lawn chair, which was replaced by a normal kitchen-table chair.

The episode was rated 7.89 from 870 votes.

The Middle - S8E17

#14 - Exes and Ohhhs (Season 8 - Episode 17)

Axl is startled to run into nearly all of his former flames at a St. Patrick's Day party leaving him to wonder if it is a sign about his love life; Brick buys an old microfiche machine at a library sale, leaving Frankie and Mike less than thrilled.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 949 votes.

The Middle - S4E19

#15 - The Bachelor (Season 4 - Episode 19)

Disappointed with the finale of "The Bachelor," Frankie mopes for days; when Sue joins the school's tennis team, Mike tries to toughen her up by complimenting her opponents during matches; Cassidy and Axl consider the future of their relationship.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 425 votes.


Last updated: jan 26, 2023


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