FRANKIE IS ELATED WHEN SHE WINS FREE MAID SERVICE FOR A MONTH; MIKE AND RUSTY START LOOKING INTO ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES FOR BIG MIKE; AND AXL, HUTCH AND KENNY MOVE IN WITH SUE AND LEXIE IN THEIR TEMPORARY SCHOOL HOUSING, ON ABC'S 'THE MIDDLE'
Norm Macdonald Guest Stars as Mike's Brother, Rusty
"Hoosier Maid" - Frankie is ecstatic when she wins free maid service for a month. But the Heck house turns out to be quite the frustrating challenge to clean. Meanwhile, when Mike and Rusty's (Norm Macdonald) dad, Big Mike, starts to have trouble taking care of himself at home, the brothers begrudgingly begin to look at assisted living facilities for him; and when the Winnebago gets too cold and dangerous to inhabit since snow is coming through a hole in the roof, Axl, Hutch and Kenny attempt to move in with Sue and Lexie in their temporary college housing, on "The Middle," TUESDAY, JANUARY 10 (8:00-8:30 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network.
"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 Norm Macdonald as Rusty Heck, John Cullum as Big Mike, Daniela Bobadilla as Lexie, Alphonso McAuley as Hutch, Tommy Bechtold as Kenny, Greer Grammer as April, Jen Ray as Nancy Donahue, Aaron Hill as Dan, Ty Chen as Scott, Mary Gillis as Esther, Amir Levi as Bryan, Jennie Fahn as Agatha and Christine Garver as Colleen.
"Hoosier Maid" was written by Bruce Rasmussen and directed by Elliot Hegarty.
"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.