FRANKIE ESCAPES THE CHAOS OF MOTHER'S DAY AT HOME TO VISIT HER MOM
-- AND ENDS UP CAUSING SOME CHAOS OF HER OWN --
ON ABC'S "THE MIDDLE"
Marsha Mason ("The Goodbye Girl," "Chapter Two") Guest Stars as Frankie's Mom, Pat
"Mother's Day" - Mother's Day for Frankie is anything but serene when she finds herself doing more for Mike and the kids and less for herself. But she learns that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree when she escapes the family for a few hours to go to her mom's (Marsha Mason, "The Goodbye Girl," "Chapter Two") and ends up acting like a child by making her mom wait on her hand-and-foot. Meanwhile, Sue feels guilty when she steals a motivational magnet from a store whose message actually enticed her to shoplift it, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, MAY 5 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
"The Middle" stars Patricia Heaton as Frankie, Neil Flynn as Mike, Charlie McDermott as Axl, Eden Sher as Sue, Atticus Shaffer as Brick and Chris Kattan as Bob.
Guest starring are Marsha Mason as Pat Spence and Hilary Pingle as waitress.
"Mother's Day" was written by Jana Hunter & Mitch Hunter and directed by Barnet Kellman.
"The Middle" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with a 5.1 channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to the airdate.
For more information on "The Middle," visit ABC.com