ABC has released the official synopsis and promotional photos of The Middle season 4 episode 23 titled "The Ditch". This episode airs on Wednesday, May 15.
- While waiting in line at the power company to pay a late bill and dressed in her lab coat for her new dental assisting job, people mistake Frankie for a doctor and let her cut in front of them so that she can finish her business quickly and get back to saving lives.
- But when one of those people shows up at Dr. Goodwin's (Jack McBrayer, "30 Rock," "Wreck It Ralph") office for a dental checkup, Frankie tries to keep up the charade, which leaves her new employer completely perplexed.
- Meanwhile, Axl discovers that Sue has a perfect attendance record at school and convinces her to ditch a day to live life on the edge.
- Dr. Fulton (Dave Foley) tries to find out why Brick is so opposed to going to middle school.
- Mike and Axl's fishing trip takes a turn for the worse when a distraction causes Mike to crash the boat he's towing, wedging it into a ditch.