AFTER REPEATEDLY WARNING AXL TO CLEAN UP HIS MESS, MIKE PUNISHES
HIS SON BY FORBIDDING HIM FROM PLAYING IN THE FINAL SCHOOL
BASKETBALL GAME OF THE SEASON, ON ABC'S "THE MIDDLE"
"The Legacy" - After receiving multiple warnings about leaving his dirty, smelly socks lying around the house, Mike has finally had enough and punishes Axl by forbidding him to play in the final school basketball game of the season. But everyone assumes that Mike is being petty when they discover that Axl could end up beating his father's record for most free throws landed in a season if he does play in the game. Meanwhile, Sue is ecstatic - but Frankie and Mike are suspicious -- when she wins an MVP trophy for cross-country, and Brick is humiliated when he's forced to wear hand-me-down clothes from his rebellious cousin, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD 4/13/11)
"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 Jen Ray as Nancy Donahue, Greg Cromer as Coach Emerson, Thomas F. Duffy as Jack Meenahan, Sarah Rush as Sally Meenahan, David Chandler as Derrick Glossner, Parker James Bolek as Wade Glossner, Gibson Sjobeck as diaper Glossner, Jake Watkins as 12-year-old Axl, Noah Lomax as eight-year-old Axl and Austin Ryan Lahmon as four-year-old Axl
"The Legacy" was written by Rob Ulin and directed by Adam Davidson.
"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,L parental guideline.
For more information on "The Middle," visit ABC.com