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, DECEMBER 14 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD 10/5/11)
"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. This program carries a TV-PG parental guideline.
For more information on "The Middle," visit ABC.com