FRANKIE FINDS SOLACE BY RESCUING AND TAKING IN A LOST DOG, SUE MAKES THE VOLLEYBALL TEAM, AND AXL CALLS ON BRICK FOR HELP WHEN HE DISCOVERS THAT HE’S FAILING THREE OF HIS FOUR COLLEGE CLASSES --
- Frankie is upset over constantly being made fun of by her family and finds some solace in the unconditional love she gets from a rescued dog.
- Frankie and Mike are stunned when Sue makes the high school volleyball team -- but, as always, there's a catch, and when Axl discovers that he is failing three of his four college classes, he calls on Brick to help him with his studies.
“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 Brooke Dillman as Coach Babbitt, Ajay Mehta as Dr. Nosoop Patel, Dave (Gruber) Allen as Professor Morson, Gina Gallego as Senora Pitts, Tommy Bechtold as Kenny and Laura Keller as Assistant Coach Davis.
”The Jump” was written by Robin Shorr and directed by Elliot Hegarty.