FRANKIE SHOWS UP FOR BRICK'S CLASS PRESENTATION DRESSED AS
A SUPERHERO, ONLY TO FIND HE'S GIVEN HER THE WRONG DAY,
ON ABC'S "THE MIDDLE"
Chris Kattan ("Saturday Night Live"), Brian Doyle-Murray ("Caddyshack") Guest Star
"Pilot" -- Frankie is struggling in her career as a car salesperson because she has failed to actually sell a car. Daughter Sue has auditioned for show choir and, to everyone's shock, makes the team, but fails to mention that she's part of the stage crew. To top things off, son Brick wants Frankie to come to his class presentation dressed as a superhero. Just when Frankie thinks she's got a car sold and her kids maybe under control, she does show up to Brick's class as a superhero -- but he's given her the wrong day -- and the car she thought she had sold is stolen right in front of her, on "The Middle," WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast: OAD: 9/30/09)
"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 Chris Kattan as Bob, Brian Doyle-Murray as Mr. Ehlert, Amy Farrington as Gail, Patricia Belcher as Mrs. Rettig, Jeanete Miller as Aunt Edie, Francis Bay as Aunt Ginny, Peter Breitmayer as Pete, Andy Kreiss as choir director, Ping Wu as Mr. Yamamoto, Mike Randleman as flight attendant and Robert Clendenin as P.A.
"Pilot" is written by DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler, and directed by Julie Ann Robinson.
"The Middle" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format with a 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,L parental guideline.
For more information on "The Middle," visit ABC.com