FRANKIE AND MIKE FRET THAT SLACKER SON AXL WILL BLOW HIS INTERVIEW
WITH A FOOTBALL SCOUT AND QUASH HIS CHANCE TO EARN A SCHOLARSHIP
TO COLLEGE, ON ABC'S "THE MIDDLE"
"Heck's Best Thing" - Frankie and Mike are convinced that slacker son Axl will blow his interview with a football scout, which could earn him a scholarship to college. Meanwhile, Sue and Brick begin a texting marathon - and rack up some serious charges - when they discover that Aunt Edie accidentally gave them her cell phone; and Frankie tries to be completely attentive to the family's needs when she realizes that she's more considerate to outsiders than her own kin, on "The Middle," TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27 (9:00-9:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD 11/2/11)
"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 Chris Kattan as Bob Weaver, Jeanette Miller as Aunt Edie, Casey Sander as Jack Tracy, Paul Connor as salesclerk and Tracy Weisert as cashier.
"Heck's Best Thing" was written by Vijal Patel 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