Scoop: THE MIDDLE on ABC - Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Scoop: THE MIDDLE on ABC - Wednesday, September 17, 2014"War of the Hecks" - The ultimate prank battle is on between brother and sister when Sue discovers that Axl stole the high school's Thundering Hens mascot head over a year ago, forcing Sue to wear an embarrassing chicken head in her role as the school mascot. Meanwhile, a friendless Dr. Goodwin tries to make friends with a reluctant Frankie and invites her to accompany him to after-work social gatherings, Frankie agrees to attempt to find her dog Colin Firth's owner if Mike tries - and fails - to make friends with him; and Brick tries to muster some interest in a recommended book on Debbie Reynolds, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 5/21/14)

"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 Jack McBrayer as Dr. Goodwin and Shane Palmerton as postal worker.

"War of the Hecks" was written by Robin Shorr 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.

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