** EPISODE CHANGE **
MIKE DECIDES THAT HE AND BRICK NEED TO TRY TO BECOME MORE SOCIAL
WHEN FRANKIE POINTS OUT THAT MIKE'S SOCIAL INEPTNESS WAS
PASSED ON TO BRICK, ON ABC'S "THE MIDDLE"
"Signals" - The Heck family BBQ is being planned as spring rolls around and Mike decides it's time for him and Brick to try to be more social at the event, as Frankie has pointed out that Mike's own social ineptness has been passed on to Brick. Meanwhile, Axl sets out to clean the family pool in order to entice the girls to stop by for a swim -- in their bikinis; and Sue finally finds someone who totally understands her -- church youth group leader Reverend TimTom -- but when she learns he may be leaving the parish due to budget cuts, she attempts to raise money to help finance his stay, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, JULY 28 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD 5/12/10)
Note: This episode replaces "The Fun House."
"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 Paul Hipp as Reverend TimTom, Audrey Wasilewski as Jody, Mandy McMillian as Henry's mom, Krista Braun as Mrs. Tompkins, Parker Contreras as Eric, Andrew J. Fishman as Zack, Devan Leos as Henry, Beau Wirick as Sean, John Gammon as Darrin, Cynthia Rube as Carol, Erin Sossamon as Marcy, Jen Ray as Nancy, Terrence Beasor as old man, Lancaster Duplechin as boy and Cort Rogers as punching kid.
"Signals" was written by Eileen Heisler & DeAnn Heline and directed by Jamie Babbit.
"The Middle" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with a 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,V parental guideline.
For more information on "The Middle," visit ABC.com