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The Middle

Genres: Comedy
Broadcast on: SABC3, M-Net, M-Net Series, M-Net Series Zone, Vuzu, Comedy Central Africa, M-Net City, M-Net Family

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Seasons

Season 2

Channel Premiere Finale TX Time Episodes
ABC 22 Sep 2010 25 May 2011 Wednesdays, 20h00 - 20h30 24
M-Net 02 Jan 2011 21 Aug 2011 Sundays, 17h00 - 17h30 24
Comedy Central Africa 05 Sep 2012 08 Oct 2012 Mon-Fri, 19h40 - 20h05 24
SABC3 29 Apr 2013 14 Oct 2013 Mondays, 20h00 - 20h30 24


Season 2

Forget about athletes, movie stars and politicians. Parents are the real heroes — but Frankie Heck (Patricia Heaton) 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.

Frankie and her husband, Mike (Neil Flynn), have lived in Orson, Indiana, their whole lives. A man of few words (every one a zinger), Mike is a manager at the town quarry and Frankie is the third-best used car salesman (out of the three) at the local dealership.

She may not be a high-powered career woman, but when it comes to her family, she'll go to just about any length. And with kids like these, she had better.

There's Axl (Charlie McDermott), her semi-nudist teenage son conceived while under the influence of Guns N' Roses; Sue (Eden Sher), the awkward teenage daughter who fails at everything... but with the utmost of gusto; and their seven-year-old son Brick (Atticus Shaffer), whose best friend is his backpack.

Sometimes it seems like everyone is trying to get to the top, or struggling not to hit bottom, but Frankie and her family will find a lot of love, and a lot of laughs, somewhere in The Middle.

Broadcast Notes

Season 2 premiered on M-Net on Sunday 2 January 2011, at 16h00. New episodes broadcast in four-episode blocks, weekly. The show went on hiatus after three weeks (Episode 10), to accommodate a similar hiatus in the USA. Season 2 resumed with Episode 11 on Sunday 5 June 2011, at 17h00, after which new episodes broadcast weekly.


Season 2 Cast

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Frankie Heck

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Mike Heck

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Axl Heck

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Sue Heck

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Brick Heck

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Bob

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Aunt Edie

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Aunt Ginny

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Big Mike

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Carly

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Darrin

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Mr. Ehlert

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Nancy Donahue

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Pat Spence

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Sean Donahue

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Autumn Wagner

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Cashier

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Chairman

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Cheerleader

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Chuck

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Denise

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Esteban

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Kasey

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Michelle

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Mr. Sholin

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Paula Norwood

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Ms. Jacobs

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Ms. Rinsky

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Ron Donahue

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Salesman

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Shannon

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Takayuki

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Teenage Boy

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Brad Bottig


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