FRANKIE ASKS TO GO TO "HIGH TEA" FOR MOTHER'S DAY, AND MIKE ORDERS
THE KIDS TO PUT A CONCENTRATED EFFORT INTO CHOOSING
A GREAT GIFT FOR FRANKIE, ON ABC'S "THE MIDDLE"
Marsha Mason Guest Stars as Frankie's Mom, Pat
"Mother's Day Reservations" - Tired of getting lousy Mother's Day gifts year-after-year, Frankie informs Mike that she wants him to take her out for a proper afternoon tea. But Mike's ineptness at setting up reservations online could end in disaster. Meanwhile, Mike orders Axl, Sue and Brick to put some effort into choosing a great Mother's Day gift for Frankie; and Frankie doesn't get the answers she was expecting when she asks each of the kids what things they would do differently than her when they become parents, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 5/6/15)
"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 Marsha Mason as Pat Spence, Malcolm Foster Smith as Dave, Troy Metcalf as Jim, Greg Cipes as Chuck, Laura Jean Salerno as hostess, Sonya Leslie as saleswoman, Jane Morris as waitress, Mike Linstroth as guy#1 and William Charlton as guy #2.
"Mother's Day Reservations" was written by Rich Dahm 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,L parental guideline.
For more information on "The Middle," visit ABC.com/TheMiddle