FRANKIE BECOMES ELATED WHEN PAM STAGGS - THE MOST POPULAR GIRL IN HIGH SCHOOL WHO DIDN'T KNOW FRANKIE EXISTED - COMES TO ORSON AND WANTS TO HANG OUT WITH HER, MIKE IS SHOCKED WHEN BRICK IS AWARDED ATHLETE OF THE MONTH, AND AXL ATTEMPTS TO GET DEVIN LEVIN TO GO OUT ON A DATE WITH HIM, ON ABC'S "THE MIDDLE"
Kirstie Alley Guest Stars as Pam Staggs
"Pam Freakin' Staggs" - Frankie is thrilled when Pam Staggs (Kirstie Alley) - the most popular girl in high school who wouldn't give Frankie a second look back then - moves back to Orson and invites her to hang out. But Mike becomes concerned with Frankie when she and Pam begin partying every night and acting like rebellious teenagers. Meanwhile, Mike is shocked to learn that Brick has received the middle school's Athlete of the Month award; Axl tries every trick in the book to get Devin Levin to go out on a date with him, and Sue attempts to take on the oboe, rowing and raising farm animals, thinking that these obscure extracurricular activities will help her get into a good college, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7 (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 Kirstie Alley as Pam Staggs, Gia Mantegna as Devin Levin and Heath Khan as Kevin.
"Pam Freakin' Staggs" was written by Jana Hunter & Mitch Hunter and directed by Elliot Hegarty.
"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.
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