- Frankie and Mike become concerned about Brick when he starts expressing a host of irrational fears spawned by a constant stream of news alerts showing up on his refurbished iPad.
- Meanwhile, Sue is both disgusted and intrigued when Derrick Glossner continues to surprise her with spontaneous kisses, and when Darrin attempts his own spinoff of Boss Co, Axl and Sean successfully shut down the new operation but end up having to finish the difficult job that their competition had started.
"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 Dave Foley as Dr. Fulton, Beau Wirick as Sean Donahue, John Gammon as Darrin, Brock Ciarlelli as Brad Bottig, Christiann Castellanos as Angel, David R. Chandler as Derrick Glossner, Gibson Bobby Sjobeck as diaper Glossner, Bill Stevenson as Reggie and Jake McLean as Calvin.
"Sleepless in Orson" was written by Roy Brown and directed by Blake T. Evans