UPON LEARNING THAT AUNT EDIE HAS PASSED AWAY, THE HECKS BOARD A TRAIN TO SOUTH DAKOTA TO TAKE HER TO HER FINAL RESTING PLACE, ON ABC'S "THE MIDDLE"
"Hecks on a Train" - After learning that Aunt Edie has passed away, the Hecks board a train with the body to take her to her final resting place in South Dakota. But along the way, Frankie accuses Mike of not being very caring or nurturing after she trips in the dining car and is helped up by another man, while Mike continues pumping out some ketchup. Axl believes that he was responsible for Aunt Edie's death because he had used the excuse that his Aunt had passed away numerous times to get extensions on his school assignments, Sue attempts to complete her college entry essay and accidentally sends it before correcting an inappropriate sentence and Brick decides to take a risk and live outside his comfort zone by befriending a complete stranger in order to live his life as freely as his late Aunt did, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4 (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 Bill Glass as Mr. Bushman, Michael James Bell as bartender, Hudson Borthwick as Travis, Matt Shea as professor, Vito Viscuso as man #1 and Warren Davis as man #2.
"Hecks on a Train" was written by Tim Hobert 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. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to the airdate.
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