MIKE IS FORCED TO TAKE A PAID VACATION BUT CAN'T RELAX, FRANKIE DISCOVERS THAT AXL IS SECRETLY STAYING WITH THE DONAHUES OVER SPRING BREAK, AND SUE IS STUNNED WHEN SOMEONE GIVES HER A NEGATIVE ONLINE WORK REVIEW, ON ABC'S "THE MIDDLE"
"Vacation Days" - After being forced by his work to take a paid vacation, Mike tries to relax but finds his alone time being invaded by Brick, who wants to cash in and implement all of the personal gift coupons he has given his dad for Father's Day and birthdays over the years. Meanwhile, Frankie is livid when she discovers that Axl has been hanging out at the Donahues for the past few days and didn't let her know that he was even in town, and Sue is horrified when she discovers that someone has given her service at Spudsy Malone's a bad review online and overreacts in her efforts to better please the customers, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 6 (9:31-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 3/5/14)
"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 Jen Ray as Nancy Donahue, Beau Wirick as Sean Donahue, Brock Ciarlelli as Brad Bottig, Laura Ann Kesling as Dotty Donahue, Jerry Lacy as mechanic, Mandela Bellamy as female customer #2, Mike Gray as food court patron #1, Gian Molina as food court patron #2, Brenda Ballard as food court patron #3 and Sarah Benoit as food court patron #4.
"Vacation Days" was written by Tim Hobert and directed by Phil Traill.
"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/TheMiddle