The Middle "The Map" 1/11/12

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by YCantAngieRead, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. YCantAngieRead

    YCantAngieRead Not Entirely Current

    Nov 5, 2003


    I felt a little goofy, but I got a tear in the first scene about Aunt Ginny dying. I had totally forgotten that Frances Bay played that part!

    I still thoroughly enjoy this show, although it's not my favorite. I look forward to the combo of it and Modern Family every Wednesday.
  2. JYoung

    JYoung Series 3

    Jan 16, 2002
    Los Angeles
    I thought of you when they were discussing dying in your sleep with Brick.
  3. tiams

    tiams New Member

    Apr 19, 2004
    This show is consistently entertaining.

    I liked the bit with Sue telling Mike that Brad said "A boy likes me". Who is the me in this situation? lol.
  4. Donbadabon

    Donbadabon Bored TCF Club

    Mar 5, 2002
    Nashville, TN
    The whole confusion with 'who is me?' was comedy gold. Why would a boy like him? That doesn't make any sense.

    I loved how Axl helped Brick with his project.
  5. mwhip

    mwhip All better

    Jul 22, 2002


    We need a crossover episode where Cam and Mitchell visit so Sue can meet her first "out" gay people. Or just an episode where Sue meets an openly gay person.
  6. Kablemodem

    Kablemodem Get the ketchup.

    May 26, 2001
    The dance the wrestling team did must have been the first time anyone has ever publicly acknowledged her existence.
  7. Steveknj

    Steveknj Lost in New Joisey TCF Club

    Mar 10, 2003
    New Jersey
    To me this is the most underrated comedy on TV. I think it gets lost in the shuffle because it is really an old fashioned family sitcom, and it's just not "hip" to talk about it because it's not edgy or controversial. It's just well written and entertaining. And also, for an old fashioned comedy, they have realized there's just no need for a laugh track, which just adds to it's awesomeness

    The opening scene in the car, to me, was Emmy worthy. The conversation felt so real, and it felt like something MY family would say and talk about. It really showed exactly how you would expect the various characters to react to that situation. It was perfect. And the rest of the episode was funny as well. Brick's project and Sue's confusion over her new bf (and the sexuality of her old one) was funny.

    Is it sad that my daughter aspires to be Sue Heck?
  8. HomieG

    HomieG Nowhere Man...

    Feb 17, 2003
    We just started watching this a few weeks ago. Enjoy it as much as we do Modern Family too. Sue and Brick crack me up. And the Dad reminds me of Dick Van Dyke. Great show!
  9. YCantAngieRead

    YCantAngieRead Not Entirely Current

    Nov 5, 2003
    LOL. :D
  10. stellie93

    stellie93 Well-Known Member

    Feb 25, 2006
    I was really surprised that they got her name right. ;)
  11. VegasVic

    VegasVic Craps Player

    Nov 21, 2002
    The Craps Table
    I like this show too. Agreed with comment above, it doesn't get much attention but it IS well written with a good cast. One improvement this season is many less scenes of Frankie at work. I like Brian Doyle-Murray but not in that role and I can't stand Chris Kattan. This and Modern Family make me look forward to Wednesdays. They are two of the few shows I make a point to watch the same night they air.
  12. Jstkiddn

    Jstkiddn Shutity up up up

    Oct 15, 2003
    To be honest, lately I've been enjoying The Middle more than Modern Family. It's become one of my favorite shows on TV.

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