Trisha Shetty

The Middle (season 5)

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
Country of origin  United States
Original network  ABC
No. of episodes  24
Original release  September 25, 2013 (2013-09-25) – May 21, 2014 (2014-05-21)

The fifth season of the television comedy series The Middle began airing on September 25, 2013 on ABC in the United States. It is produced by Blackie and Blondie Productions and Warner Bros. Television with series creators DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler as executive producers.


The show features Frances "Frankie" Heck (Patricia Heaton), a working-class, Midwestern woman married to Mike Heck (Neil Flynn) who resides in the small fictional town of Orson, Indiana. They are the parents of three children, Axl (Charlie McDermott), Sue (Eden Sher), and Brick (Atticus Shaffer).

Main cast

  • Patricia Heaton as Frankie Heck
  • Neil Flynn as Mike Heck
  • Charlie McDermott as Axl Heck
  • Eden Sher as Sue Heck
  • Atticus Shaffer as Brick Heck
  • Recurring cast

  • Jack McBrayer as Dr. Ted Goodwin, Frankie's over-friendly boss who is oblivious to sarcasm.
  • Galadriel Stineman as Cassidy, Axl's ex-girlfriend who broke up with him when they went to different colleges.
  • Beau Wirick as Sean Donahue, Axl's best friend.
  • John Gammon as Darrin, Axl's friend and Sue's ex and later boyfriend.
  • Brock Ciarlelli as Brad, Sue's ex-boyfriend and current classmate.
  • Jen Ray as Nancy Donahue, Frankie's neighbor and friend.
  • Alphonso McAuley as Hutch, Axl's football teammate and best friend at college.
  • Brian Doyle-Murray as Don Ehlert, Frankie's ex-boss.
  • Blaine Saunders as Carly, Sue's best friend.
  • Brittany Ross and Natalie Lander as Courtney and Debbie, airheaded cheerleaders who dated Axl as one in high school.
  • Guest cast

  • Rachel Dratch as Principal Barker, Brick's middle-school principal. She appears in "The Potato" and "The Carpool".
  • Marsha Mason as Pat Spence, Frankie's mother. She appears in "Thanksgiving V".
  • Jerry Van Dyke as Tag Spence, Frankie's father. He appears in "Thanksgiving V".
  • Mary Birdsong as Marlene, Rusty's ex-wife. She appears in "Thanksgiving V".
  • Dave Foley as Dr. Chuck Fulton, Brick's school therapist. He appears in "Sleepless in Orson".
  • Keegan-Michael Key as Reverend Deveaux, a charismatic minister who visits the Hecks' church through a minister-exchange program. He appears in "Hungry Games".
  • Casey Wilson as Reverend Tammy, Reverend TimTom's new girlfriend and performing partner. She appears in "Stormy Moon".
  • Nicole Sullivan as Vicki, Frankie and Mike's new neighbor, Dale's wife. She appears in "The Walk".
  • Matt Braunger as Dale, Frankie and Mike's new neighbor, Vicki's husband. He appears in "The Walk".
  • Brooke Shields as Rita Glossner, Frankie and Mike's neighbor. She appears in "The Wind Chimes".
  • Chris Kattan as Bob, Frankie's friend. He appears in "Office Hours".
  • Norm Macdonald as Rusty Heck, Mike's brother. He appears in "Heck On a Hard Body".
  • Mitch Silpa as Todd, Disney's manager. He appears in "The Wonderful World of Hecks"
  • Mindy Cohn as Kimberly, Disney's nurse. She appears in "The Wonderful World of Hecks"
  • References

    The Middle (season 5) Wikipedia

    Similar Topics
    Nit Witty Kitty
    Carey Bailey
    Adam Morton