AXL INVITES FRANKIE AND MIKE TO MEET LEXIE'S RICH PARENTS, BUT FRANKIE IS WORRIED THAT THEIR NON-LUXURIOUS LIFESTYLE COULD PUT A DAMPER ON THEIR MEETING, AND BRICK DISCOVERS THAT HE CAN'T GET ARRESTED WHEN HE PARTICIPATES IN THE SCHOOL'S SOPHOMORE SLAMMER FUNDRAISER,
ON ABC'S 'THE MIDDLE'
Lisa Rinna Guest Stars as Lexie's Mom
"Meet the Parents" - Frankie is stoked when Axl invites her and Mike to meet and have dinner with girlfriend Lexie's rich parents, Tammy (Lisa Rinna) and Bennett. But Frankie is worried that their less then luxurious lifestyle may put a damper on their meeting. Meanwhile, Brick is excited to be a part of the Sophomore Slammer fundraiser, in which fellow classmates fake arrest each other and friends come to pay money - which will go to charity - to bail them out. But Brick soon discovers that no matter how hard he tries, he just can't get arrested, on "The Middle," TUESDAY, JAN. 23 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 10/17/17)
"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 Daniela Bobadilla as Lexie, Lisa Rinna as Tammy Brooks, Gregory Harrison as Bennett Brooks, Ally Young-Price as friend, Lauren Kennedy Hardy as kid, French Stewart as Principal Cameron, Conrad Bluth as football player, Micah Nelson as Aiden and Sean Summers as parking attendant.
"Meet the Parents" was written by Jana Hunter & Mitch Hunter 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.