FRANKIE PUTS A PLAN INTO ACTION TO ENSURE THAT MIKE WILL GET HER A MOTHER'S DAY PRESENT SHE ACTUALLY WANTS, AND SUE ASKS REVEREND TIMTOM FOR ADVICE ON HOW TO STOP RESENTING HER FRIENDS WHO HAVE GOTTEN THEIR DRIVER'S LICENSES
- WHILE SHE KEEPS FAILING THE TEST -- ON ABC'S "THE MIDDLE"
"Hallelujah Hoedown" - As Mother's Day approaches, Frankie wants to ensure that Mike gets her something she actually wants for a gift and informs all of the kids of her wish so that at least one of them will clue in a clueless Mike. Meanwhile, Sue asks Reverend TimTom for advice when she begins to resent her friends' happiness over getting their driver's licenses after she has repeatedly failed the test, and Cassidy stuns Axl with some bad news during the prom, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, MAY 8 (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 Paul Hipp as Reverend TimTom, Beau Wirick as Sean Donahue, John Gammon as Darrin, Galadriel Stineman as Cassidy, Brock Ciarlelli as Brad Bottig, Blaine Saunders as Carly, Brittany Ross as Courtney, Natalie Lander as Debbie, Katlin Mastandrea as Ashley, Grace Bannon as Ruth, Jessica Marie Garcia as Becky, Mandy McMillian as Miss Poltorak, Jonina Gable as Alicia, Krista Marie Yu as Maya, Brian Chenoweth as BMV employee, Rodney J. Hobbs as examiner no. 2 and Paul Bond as examiner no. 3.
"Hallelujah Hoedown" was written by David S. Rosenthal and directed by Blake T. Evans.
"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/TheMiddle