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Ranking the Best Seasons of 'The Middle'  

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This list features the best seasons of The Middle, listed from best to worst with pictures of season posters when available. Fans may debate which of the nine season of The Middle is the best, but each installment of the family comedy series features memorable episodes. Some seasons of The Middle focus on holiday fun and other good seasons explore the Hecks at school.

This list of The Middle seasons has been voted on by fans from all over the world, helping to decide once and for all which collection of episodes starring Patricia Heaton and Neil Flynn are the best. Season One introduced viewers to the hilarity of the Heck's home-life while later seasons highlighted the kids at high school and beyond.

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The Middle - Season 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'The Middle'
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The second season of The Middle premiered on September 22, 2010, and contains 24 episodes. This season still focuses on the Hecks at home, school, and work.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Halloween," "A Birthday Story" and "The Big Chill."

Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

  • The Heck kids go back to school.
  • Brick gets creative with his Halloween costume.
  • Frankie enjoys a Mother's Day of solitude.
     
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The Middle - Season 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'The Middle'
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The third season of The Middle premiered on September 21, 2011, and contains 24 episodes. This season continues to focus on everyday life in the Heck household.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Bad Choices," "Year of the Hecks" and "Forced Family Fun."

Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

  • The Hecks go camping.
  • The Hecks make New Year's resolutions.
  • Sue and Frankie get Justin Bieber tickets.
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The Middle - Season 5 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'The Middle'
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The fifth season of The Middle premiered on September 25, 2013, and contains 24 episodes. This season continues to focus on the evolution of The Hecks.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "The Drop Off," "The Jump" and "Hungry Games."

Memorable moments from Season 5 include:

  • Axl begins college at East Indiana State University.
  • Sue gets a job at the mall.
  • The Hecks go to Walt Disney World.
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The Middle - Season 1 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'The Middle'
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The first season of The Middle premiered on September 30, 2009, and contains 24 episodes. This season introduces the audience to the lives of the Heck family.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Pilot," "Valentine's Day" and "Christmas."

Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

  • Frankie cancels Thanksgiving.
  • Mike makes a pre-historic discovery.
  • Frankie goes to parent teacher conferences.
     
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