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Season 8  "The Core Group"  8x1

Aired 8 months ago - Oct 11, 2016

Frankie and Mike are excited to be introduced to the love of Axl's life, April; the family is surprised when she reveals an unusual personality trait; Sue decides to change her major while Brick begins high school and wants to change his image.

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and read magazines or something.
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Easy, girl.
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Whoa, he's about the age I was when I met you.
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Partly because I was binge-watching "Outlander,"
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is very special to Axl, so you have to talk to her.
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where you can look back on this moment.
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Hi!
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but you didn't say if it was your south or my south.
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So, April, this guy never tells us anything.
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Now I work at Orson CC. That stands for country club.
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You liked her? You liked her.
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That's how she made me feel... April, not the rabbit.
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Wait, did you say "were pretty"?
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Don't say "all up in his grille."
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Maybe I do need a backup plan.
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Oh, my God, Brick, I am so sorry.
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I don't have lunch period with Cindy or Troy,
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I didn't know that was still a thing.
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They're growing up, moving on.
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Why can't you be on Team Frankie?
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I'll make a toast.
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He just hadn't figured out anything after that.
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Hey.
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I'm on Team Frankie.
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High school is better 'cause only three of them made fun of me.
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I went wrong south again.
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which I won't need because I am gonna make it.
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Yeah, she's... pretty.
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I used to breast feed you!
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And especially with the... the storm window of life c...
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Hi! You're early!
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Oh, April! Jeremy. Jeremy, this is April.
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No, Mike. I follow the underpaid workers
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I wish I had a less complicated name, like June.
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Or you can learn that from your parents.
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Since everyone else has their significant others here,
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Oh. No shrimp?
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When he's holding a pencil,
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Well, you can't call me Mike.
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You know, I need some help at the fridge.
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Just stay with me for a minute, okay, Brick?
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I'll trade you your olives for my soy sauce.

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Easy, girl.
#2
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Whoa, he's about the age I was when I met you.
#3
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Partly because I was binge-watching "Outlander,"
#4
Recap of The Middle Season 8 Episode 1 (S08E01) - 5
is very special to Axl, so you have to talk to her.
#5
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where you can look back on this moment.
#6
Recap of The Middle Season 8 Episode 1 (S08E01) - 7
Hi!
#7
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but you didn't say if it was your south or my south.
#8
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So, April, this guy never tells us anything.
#9
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Now I work at Orson CC. That stands for country club.
#11
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You liked her? You liked her.
#13
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That's how she made me feel... April, not the rabbit.
#14
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Wait, did you say "were pretty"?
#15
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Don't say "all up in his grille."
#16
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Maybe I do need a backup plan.
#17
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Oh, my God, Brick, I am so sorry.
#18
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I don't have lunch period with Cindy or Troy,
#19
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I didn't know that was still a thing.
#21
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They're growing up, moving on.
#22
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Why can't you be on Team Frankie?
#23
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I'll make a toast.
#24
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He just hadn't figured out anything after that.
#26
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Hey.
#27
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I'm on Team Frankie.
#29
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High school is better 'cause only three of them made fun of me.
#30
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I went wrong south again.
#32
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which I won't need because I am gonna make it.
#33
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Yeah, she's... pretty.
#34
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I used to breast feed you!
#37
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And especially with the... the storm window of life c...
#38
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Hi! You're early!
#39
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Oh, April! Jeremy. Jeremy, this is April.
#40
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No, Mike. I follow the underpaid workers
#41
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I wish I had a less complicated name, like June.
#42
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Or you can learn that from your parents.
#43
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Since everyone else has their significant others here,
#44
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Oh. No shrimp?
#45
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When he's holding a pencil,
#46
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Well, you can't call me Mike.
#47
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You know, I need some help at the fridge.
#48
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Just stay with me for a minute, okay, Brick?
#49
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I'll trade you your olives for my soy sauce.
#50