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…

The Middle (S08E18) “The Par-Tay”

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. After the burst pipes in the basement a few weeks ago, the problem still hasn’t been completely solved. Mike tries to…

The Middle (S08E17) “Exes and Ohhhs”

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. Axl explains his situation with April to the girls and leaves the party before…

The Middle (S08E16) “Swing and a Miss”

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. The team continues to win and the chances for Mike to return to the starting…

The Middle (S08E15) “Dental Hijinks”

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. Frankie…

The Middle (S08E14) “Sorry Not Sorry”

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…

The Middle (S08E13) “Ovary and Out”

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. To cheer her up,…

The Middle (S08E12) “Pitch Imperfect”

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…