The Middle

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Name: The Middle
Creator: Eileen Heisler and DeAnn Heline
Date(s): September 30, 2009 – present
Medium: live-action TV series
Country of Origin: United States
External Links: Wikipedia
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The Middle is a ABC sitcom.


The series features Frances "Frankie" Heck, a working class, middle-aged, Midwestern woman and her husband Mike, who reside in the small fictional town of Orson, Indiana. They are the parents of three children, Axl, Sue, and Brick.


The Middle has a fairly small fandom, with only 57 works posted to FFN and 36 works posted to AO3 as of May 25, 2016. However, gifsets and other various fanworks are posted to Tumblr fairly often. Nearly all the fanworks for the series focuses on the kids, especially Sue and Axl Heck.


While the fandom part is fairly small, various pairings have appeared. The most popular one seems to be the incest pairing of Sue/Axl (often referred to as "Heckcest"). Other pairings include: Axl/Sean, Sue/Morgan, Axl/Cassidy, Fankie/Mike, Sue/Derrick, Sue/Darrin, and Axl/OCs.

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