AXL VISITS HUTCH IN CHICAGO BUT DISCOVERS THAT HIS ONCE FREE-SPIRITED COLLEGE ROOMMATE IS ACTING LIKE A RESPONSIBLE ADULT, AND SUE IS UNABLE TO SLEEP AFTER WATCHING A HORROR FILM THAT SHE THOUGHT WAS ABOUT CUTE LITTLE LAMBS, ON ABC'S 'THE MIDDLE'
"Eyes Wide Open" - Axl heads to Chicago to visit Hutch for the weekend but discovers that his friend, who has his own apartment and a job, is now acting more like a responsible adult than the free-spirited college student he once knew. Meanwhile, Sue's excitement over having the apartment to herself over the weekend turns to horror when she is unable to sleep after watching "Silence of the Lambs"; and Brick enlists Frankie and Mike's aid to help convince Lilah, a new student who doesn't know anyone at school yet, that she and Brick would make a cute couple, on "The Middle," SATURDAY, FEB. 17 (8:30-9:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 11/21/17)
"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 Brenna D'Amico as Lilah, Brock Ciarlelli as Brad Bottig, Alphonso McAuley as Hutch, Noah Baron as male partygoer, Ashley Dulaney as female partygoer and Amos Blackmon as male partygoer 2.
"Eyes Wide Open" was written by Rich Dahm and directed by Jaffar Mahmood.
"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.