AN ANGRY SUE TRIES TO OUT-PRANK AXL, A FRIENDLESS DR. GOODWIN ATTEMPTS TO BEFRIEND FRANKIE, AND BRICK ATTEMPTS TO READ A BIOGRAPHY ON DEBBIE REYNOLDS --
Jack McBrayer (“30 Rock,” “Wreck It Ralph”) Guest Stars as Frankie’s Boss, Dr. Goodwin
- The ultimate prank battle is on between brother and sister when Sue discovers that Axl stole the high school's Thundering Hens mascot head over a year ago, forcing Sue to wear an embarrassing chicken head in her role as the school mascot.
- Meanwhile, a friendless Dr. Goodwin tries to make friends with a reluctant Frankie and invites her to accompany him to after-work social gatherings, Frankie agrees to attempt to find her dog Colin Firth's owner if Mike tries - and fails - to make friends with him.
- Brick tries to muster some interest in a recommended book on Debbie Reynolds.
“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 Jack McBrayer as Dr. Goodwin and Shane Palmerton as postal worker.
”War of the Hecks” was written by Robin Shorr and directed by Lee Shallat Chemel.