FRANKIE DEMANDS MAJOR CHANGES BE MADE TO EVERY ASPECT OF THE HECK
HOUSEHOLD - THEN FLEES TO HER MOTHER'S HOUSE -- AFTER SHE IS MORTIFYINGLY HUMILIATED DUE TO A FAMILY MEMBER'S DIMWITTED ACTIONS, ON ABC'S "THE MIDDLE"
Marsha Mason ("The Goodbye Girl," "Chapter Two") Guest Stars as Frankie's Mom, Pat
"Major Changes" - After being mortifyingly humiliated and grossed out due to a family member's actions, Frankie has a meltdown and decrees to the family that major changes need to take place in every aspect of the Heck household - and then packs up and abruptly leaves. But Frankie's not gone for good, as she heads to her mother's (Marsha Mason) house for a little TLC and motherly advice to help her through the humiliation, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5 (8:00-8:30 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 and Atticus Shaffer as Brick.
Guest starring are Brian Doyle-Murray as Mr. Ehlert and Marsha Mason as Pat Spence.
"Major Changes" was written by Eileen Heisler & DeAnn Heline and directed by Lee Shallat Chemel.
"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