FRANKIE URGES SUE TO FIGHT FOR HER RIGHT TO ATTEND A CLASS TRIP AFTER
MAKING THE GRADE BY SELLING THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS' WORTH OF SAUSAGE
AND CHEESE, AND BRICK GETS HIS FIRST GIRLFRIEND, ON ABC'S "THE MIDDLE"
"The Trip" � Meek daughter Sue finally succeeds in doing something right by selling thousands of dollars' worth of sausage and cheese samples for the school, which makes her eligible to travel to the state capitol. But when the school fails to recognize her achievement, Frankie urges her daughter to fight for her right to collect her well-deserved prize. Meanwhile, Brick discovers that love isn't all it's cracked up to be when his first girlfriend proves to be a bit on the bossy side, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast: OAD: 10/21/09)
"The Middle" stars Patricia Heaton as Frankie, Neil Flynn as Mike, Charlie McDermott as Axl, Eden Sher as Sue, Atticus Shaffer as Brick and Chris Kattan as Bob.
Guest starring are Brian Doyle-Murray as Mr. Ehlert, Mel Rodriguez as Mr. Perez, Lexi Jourden as Olivia, Scott Michael Morgan as Chuck, Susan Harmon as Mrs. Wilkinson, Van Epperson as cafeteria worker and Michael William Arnold as obnoxious kid.
"The Trip" 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 and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning. This program carries a TV-PG parental guideline.
For more information on "The Middle," visit ABC.com