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Season 9  "Role of a Lifetime"  9x5

Aired 3 months ago - Oct 31, 2017

Axl tries to invent a new beverage; Mike asks Sue to put together a romantic evening for his and Frankie's 25th wedding anniversary; Sue declares she won't be the person who does everything expected of her without complaint.

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Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 1
Well, it's not our... silver anniversary.
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Mike, it's 25 years.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 3
The whole shebang...
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Listen, this weekend
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 5
but those aren't in season right now,
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 6
Mom and Dad's 25th anniversary is this weekend!
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 7
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 8
Now, the good mall is already out of business
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 9
"Where there's a will, there's a way"?
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 10
Hello.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 11
Oh, wow. Look who it is... family of naysayers.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 12
Well, 100% of the people on the couch
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Fine, I'll second it. I second my own motion.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 14
Hey, if Sue can call family meetings,
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 15
when anything needs doing in this family,
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 16
and I'm not saying I never want to do it.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 17
when I came to you guys for help,
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 18
I should clean the bathroom because I have the longest hair,
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 19
that based on who you are in the family,
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 20
nothing would ever happen around here.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 21
to wear ugly Christmas sweaters in the family photo,
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 22
that distracts them from all you people's mediocrity.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 23
Well... you are correct.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 24
the most important one in the family.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 25
I am like a Renaissance man.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 26
everyone's emotional needs are met.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 27
No! You know what? I'll make this easy for you.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 28
So, how's it coming with the anniversary plans?
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 29
Mm, no, Dad. I meant this.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 30
I have been vulnerable to "please" in the past,
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 31
Really?!
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 32
so, yeah, it's important.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 33
You don't want to do anything, so forget it.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 34
I'm not a party planner.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 35
- and me... everything else! - [LAUGHS]
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I'm not worrying about your battery.
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'cause Sue is drunk with power.
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Sure, I could go in there
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Oh, can't say, Sue,
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 40
Something that rhymes with dorkcheese?
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is gonna be plain and boring.
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[PLAYS SOUR NOTE ON FRENCH HORN]
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Oh, I'm saying it.
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'cause your mom is out of the cheerleading business.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 46
Once?
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 47
I have tasted selfishness, and it is delicious!
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 48
No big drinks at the movies!
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 49
I invent dumb things but think I'm smart.
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 50
Then I'm gonna invite Nancy to come over

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Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 2
Mike, it's 25 years.
#2
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 3
The whole shebang...
#3
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 4
Listen, this weekend
#4
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 5
but those aren't in season right now,
#5
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Mom and Dad's 25th anniversary is this weekend!
#6
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Now, the good mall is already out of business
#8
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 9
"Where there's a will, there's a way"?
#9
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 10
Hello.
#10
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 11
Oh, wow. Look who it is... family of naysayers.
#11
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 12
Well, 100% of the people on the couch
#12
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 13
Fine, I'll second it. I second my own motion.
#13
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 14
Hey, if Sue can call family meetings,
#14
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 15
when anything needs doing in this family,
#15
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 16
and I'm not saying I never want to do it.
#16
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 17
when I came to you guys for help,
#17
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I should clean the bathroom because I have the longest hair,
#18
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 19
that based on who you are in the family,
#19
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nothing would ever happen around here.
#20
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to wear ugly Christmas sweaters in the family photo,
#21
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that distracts them from all you people's mediocrity.
#22
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Well... you are correct.
#23
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the most important one in the family.
#24
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 25
I am like a Renaissance man.
#25
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 26
everyone's emotional needs are met.
#26
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 27
No! You know what? I'll make this easy for you.
#27
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 28
So, how's it coming with the anniversary plans?
#28
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 29
Mm, no, Dad. I meant this.
#29
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 30
I have been vulnerable to "please" in the past,
#30
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 31
Really?!
#31
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 32
so, yeah, it's important.
#32
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 33
You don't want to do anything, so forget it.
#33
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 34
I'm not a party planner.
#34
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 35
- and me... everything else! - [LAUGHS]
#35
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 36
I'm not worrying about your battery.
#36
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 37
'cause Sue is drunk with power.
#37
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 38
Sure, I could go in there
#38
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 39
Oh, can't say, Sue,
#39
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 40
Something that rhymes with dorkcheese?
#40
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is gonna be plain and boring.
#42
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 43
[PLAYS SOUR NOTE ON FRENCH HORN]
#43
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 44
Oh, I'm saying it.
#44
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 45
'cause your mom is out of the cheerleading business.
#45
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 46
Once?
#46
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 47
I have tasted selfishness, and it is delicious!
#47
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 48
No big drinks at the movies!
#48
Recap of The Middle Season 9 Episode 5 (S09E05) - 49
I invent dumb things but think I'm smart.
#49
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Then I'm gonna invite Nancy to come over
#50