Scoop: THE MIDDLE on ABC - Wednesday, March 13, 2013
"Thanksgiving IV" - Frankie tries to do a good deed for Thanksgiving by inviting a couple of Marines to celebrate the holiday with her family. But with Frankie's parents, Pat and Tag (Marsha Mason and Jerry Van Dyke), constantly bickering, the good deed may not go unpunished. Meanwhile, while Axl grapples with his growing feelings for tutor Cassidy, he receives the good news that his foot is healed and he can play in the big game; Sue tries to track down the thief who has stolen the chicKen Head off of her school mascot uniform; and Brick becomes mesmerized by a book on the making of the film "Love Story," on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 11/14/12)
"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, Jerry Van Dyke as Tag Spence, Jeanette Miller as Aunt Edie, BROCK CIARLELLI as Brad Bottig, Galadriel Stineman as Cassidy, Katlin Mastandrea as Ashley, Casey Sander as Jack Tracy, William Franco Vasquez as CorporAl Martinez, Nick Jones, Jr. as Sergeant Howard, Brad Bingham as Roosevelt player and Frank Crim as coach.
"Thanksgiving IV" was written by Tim Hobert and directed by Blake T. Evans.