Scoop: THE MIDDLE on ABC - Today, January 30, 2013
"The Safe" - Frankie is made an example of in front of the entire class when she doesn't make a good impression on her first day of dental assisting school with no-nonsense teacher Mrs. Armwood (Jane Kaczmarek, "Malcolm in the Middle"). Meanwhile, because Axl's broken foot may end any chance of his receiving a college sports scholarship, Frankie and Mike insist that he up his grades and get himself a tutor; and Sue and Brick think they've stumbled upon an expensive item inside an old safe and try to get big bucks for it from a local pawn store employee (Rick Harrison, "Pawn Stars"), on "The Middle," TONIGHT, JANUARY 30 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 11/7/12)"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 Jane Kaczmarek as Mrs. Armwood, Rick Harrison as Rick, Galadriel Stineman as Cassidy and Cynthia Sophiea as Ms. Bratton. "The Safe" was written by Robin Shorr and directed by Lee Shallat Chemel.