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Season 5

The Middle episode guide


Forget about athletes, movie stars and politicians. Parents are the real heroes—but we think Frankie Heck, must be some kind of superhero. A loving wife and mother of three, she's middle class in the middle of the country and is rapidly approaching middle age.
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Ep 519 The Smell

Bill backs out of coaching the girls soccer team; Frankie tries to teach Brick better hygiene.

21:32 04/02/14 Season 5 TV-PG
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Ep 517 The Walk

Frankie and Mike discover that they are more fun and charming with other people than with each other, Sue ends up with multiple dates to the prom.

21:32 03/26/14 Season 5 TV-PG
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Ep 516 Stormy Moon

Frankie is arrested over an unreturned library book; Cassidy and Axl reunite during spring break.

03/12/14 Season 5 PG
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Ep 514 The Award

Frankie tries to persuade Mike to attend a dinner honoring his dedicated service at the quarry.

02/26/14 Season 5 TV-PG
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Ep 509 The Christmas Tree

Axl forces Frankie into a negotiation when he announces that he would rather spend his Christmas vacation with friends over family.

12/11/13 Season 5 PG
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Ep 508 The Kiss

Frankie and Mike's romantic house-sitting weekend is jeopardized by the home's technical difficulties, and the Glossner kids invade the heck household.

12/04/13 Season 5 PG
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Ep 507 Thanksgiving V

Frankie's parents - along with some uninvited guests - show up for Thanksgiving dinner, and Axl tries to find the perfect time to tell Frankie and Mike that he's dropped most of his college courses.

11/20/13 Season 5 PG D, L
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Ep 506 The Jump

Frankie finds solace by rescuing and taking in a lost dog, Sue makes the volleyball team, and Axl calls on Brick to help when he discovers that he's failing three of his four college classes.

11/13/13 Season 5 PG
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Ep 504 The 100th

As the town of Orson celebrates its 100th anniversary, Frankie and Mike find themselves driving a giant cow float in the parade, Axl and his friends resurrect Boss Co., Sue uses Brad to make Darrin jealous.

10/23/13 Season 5 PG
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Ep 503 The Potato

Sue gets a job at a local mall eatery in order to buy herself a car, Frankie and Mike are called into Brick's principal's office and told that he hasn't attended any of his classes.

10/09/13 Season 5 PG
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Ep 502 Change in the Air

Sue feels a new sense of freedom now that Axl is out of the house, Brick avoids the middle school bathroom, and Frankie is jealous that Axl returns Mike's calls and text but not hers.

10/02/13 Season 5 PG
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Ep 501 The Drop Off

A short drive turns into an eternity as the Hecks try to move Axl into his college dorm.

09/25/13 Season 5 PG
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