Guest Star: Blaine Saunders

You are viewing a list of Blaine Saunders's 24 appearances on The Middle.

  • The Neighbour

    Season 1, Episode 12 - The Neighbour
    Aired January 6 2010

    Frankie builds up the courage to confront her scary neighbour, after Sue is bullied by their children and dog. Meanwhile, Axl teaches Brick how to kick a ball.

    Appeared as Carly

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    Season 1, Episode 15 - Valentine's Day
    Aired February 10 2010

    With Axl on a date, Brick on his first sleep over and Sue at her first boy/girl party, Frankie and Mike look forward to spending a quiet and romantic Valentine's Day together.

    Appeared as Carly

  • The Fun House

    Season 1, Episode 18 - The Fun House
    Aired March 24 2010

    Mike buys a pool table so their house can be the "fun house" in the neighbourhood, but he soon gets fed up with all the kids hanging around. Meanwhile, Frankie's job is on the line as a motivational speaker visits Ehlert Motors.

    Appeared as Carly

  • Average Rules

    Season 1, Episode 24 - Average Rules
    Aired May 19 2010

    Frankie and Mike are shocked to learn Brick may be held back in the third grade because of the school librarian. Meanwhile, Axl takes an aptitude test and is revealed to be academically gifted, while Frankie stands up for Sue when none of her teachers even realize she's in their classes.

    Appeared as Carly

  • The Diaper Incident

    Season 2, Episode 3 - The Diaper Incident
    Aired October 6 2010

    While shopping for baby diapers for Sue, who has run out of them on a baby-sitting job, Frankie is completely humiliated when a clerk assumes she's shopping for adult diapers. Meanwhile, after getting on Mike's case to get a physical exam because she thinks men tend to fall apart faster than women as they age, Frankie proceeds to throw out her back and hides it from Mike, who tells her he received a clean bill of health from the doctor; a clueless Sue falls for Axl's friend, Sean, who barely notices her existence; and Brick begins to test all of the age-old urban legends parents tell their kids - such as not to swallow a watermelon seed for fear one will grow in their belly - after discovering Frankie has used these white lies on him in the past.

    Appeared as Carly

  • Halloween

    Season 2, Episode 6 - Halloween
    Aired October 27 2010

    Frankie is excited over being invited to an adult neighborhood Halloween party. But will she be able to get Mike to dress up in a costume, or will he have his own idea of fun? Meanwhile, a melancholy Sue's spirits are lifted when she discovers that Reverend TimTom is back in town and hosting a Halloween church event; things don't go quite as planned for Axl, his friends or their dates as they head out to an exclusive haunted house party; and Brick chooses a unique Halloween costume that is not easily defined.

    Appeared as Carly

  • Errand Boy

    Season 2, Episode 8 - Errand Boy
    Aired November 17 2010

    Brick is sick and tired of being forced to accompany Frankie on her weekend errands and pleads with her to let him stay home alone. Meanwhile, Mike is torn over how to deal with Sue's friend when he overhears her diss his daughter, and with his fellow teammates all growing beards for the football playoffs, Axl tries to grow one of his own - with mixed results.

    Appeared as Carly

  • Taking Back the House

    Season 2, Episode 11 - Taking Back the House
    Aired January 5 2011

    After years of being at their kids' beck-and-call and never having time for themselves, Frankie and Mike decide to take charge of their lives and regain control over the Heck household. But Axl, Sue and Brick don't plan on going down without a fight.

    Appeared as Carly

  • Valentine's Day II

    Season 2, Episode 14 - Valentine's Day II
    Aired February 9 2011

    As Valentine's Day approaches, Frankie becomes elated when elusive son Axl asks her to accompany him to help pick out a present and choose a restaurant to impress his mysterious new girlfriend - who may be way out of his league. Meanwhile, Mike inadvertently spills the beans about Brick's crush on fellow student Autumn, which totally humiliates his extremely shy son; and having neglected to get a name or email address, Sue begins a diligent search for the boy she kissed during a Halloween hayride.

    Appeared as Carly

  • Friends, Lies and Videotape

    Season 2, Episode 15 - Friends, Lies and Videotape
    Aired February 16 2011

    Fearing that a friendless Brick could be missing out on his childhood, Frankie makes it her mission to find a suitable friend for him. Meanwhile, after Mike forbids Sue from seeing an R-rated film, she goes against her father's wishes and sneaks into a movie theater with her friend, Carly; and Axl and his band need a hot chick to appear in their online music video and try to shoot footage of their sexy biology teacher, Ms. Devereaux (Kristin Cavallari, "The Hills")
    - without her knowledge or consent.

    Appeared as Carly

  • The Prom

    Season 2, Episode 22 - The Prom
    Aired May 11 2011

    After learning that Axl text-invited the wrong girl to prom and plans to solve the situation by standing her up, Frankie and Mike demand that he meet the girl face-to-face in a timely manner to gently break off the date - or face the music and take her to the big event. Meanwhile, Sue and her friend, Carly, try in earnest to fit in with the school's "B" crowd during lunch, and after a successful first show, Brick begins to bore Frankie and Mike with his impromptu one-man plays.

    Appeared as Carly

  • The Bridge

    Season 2, Episode 23 - The Bridge
    Aired May 18 2011

    Frankie and Mike attempt to cure Brick of his irrational fear of crossing over bridges. Meanwhile, Axl is pitted against nemesis Sean Donahue when a lifeguard position opens up at the local public pool, and Frankie is ready to pull her hair out when she tries to help an indecisive and emotional Sue pick out a two-piece bathing suit to wear on the pool's opening day.

    Appeared as Carly

  • Forced Family Fun (Part 1)

    Season 3, Episode 1 - Forced Family Fun (Part 1)
    Aired September 21 2011

    With school about to start in a few days, Frankie realizes that she and Mike have barely spent time together with the kids over the summer, so she insists that they take a short family vacation. But when Mike decides that the perfect family getaway is a camping trip, memories of their campsite honeymoon 19 years earlier -- which was ruined by Nicky (Ray Romano), a sad-sack former high school acquaintance of Mike's -- come flashing back.

    Appeared as Carly

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    Season 3, Episode 2 - Forced Family Fun (Part 2)
    Aired September 21 2011

    With school about to start in a few days, Frankie realizes that she and Mike have barely spent time together with the kids over the summer, so she insists that they take a short family vacation. But when Mike decides that the perfect family getaway is a camping trip, memories of their campsite honeymoon 19 years earlier -- which was ruined by Nicky (Ray Romano), a sad-sack former high school acquaintance of Mike's -- come flashing back.

    Appeared as Carly

  • The Middle

    Season 3, Episode 15 - Valentine's Day III
    Aired February 8 2012

    Frankie and Mike decide to try a fresh approach to Valentine's Day by having dinner out with friends. But a clueless Mike angers Frankie by refusing to present her with a simple romantic gesture. Meanwhile, Axl can't think of a life-changing moment that's occurred in his life when he's assigned to write a school paper on the subject, Brick is tasked with writing a report on love, and a hapless Sue doesn't understand why her new boyfriend has suddenly turned into a bad kisser.

    Appeared as Carly

  • The Middle

    Season 3, Episode 23 - The Telling
    Aired May 16 2012

    It seems like Frankie truly has eyes in the back of her head when she busts both Sue and Axl for making some bad choices that they thought no one would ever find out about. But when it turns out that she's using Brick to be her snitch, Mike is completely against it. Meanwhile, Axl's weekend getaway to the lake is in peril when Sue discovers him sneaking into the house in the middle of the night and coerces him into doing whatever she commands -- otherwise she will tattle on him; and when Frankie is stuck at work, Mike is forced to attend Parent Day at Brick's school.

    Appeared as Carly

  • The Middle

    Season 4, Episode 3 - The Second Act
    Aired October 3 2012

    When Frankie is suddenly fired from Ehlert Motors, she embarks on a quest not to repeat mistakes from the past by taking any crummy job that comes her way, deciding to go instead to tech school to secure a real career. Meanwhile, school has begun and Axl is starting his Senior year in high school, Sophomore Sue takes on the task of mentoring new freshman Jenna, and Mike is upset with Brick when he can't be bothered to put his book down to meet some of Mike's friends after a softball game.

    Appeared as Carly

  • The Middle

    Season 4, Episode 5 - The Hose
    Aired October 17 2012

    Trashy neighbor Rita Glossner (Brooke Shields) returns and is about to rain fire upon the Heck household when she accuses Frankie of stealing her hose. Meanwhile, Sue takes a peek at Mike's paycheck and is so shocked at how little he makes that she decides to call off her first official road trip to Cincinnati for her school mascot duties in order to save money; and while Brick learns about the birds and bees in school, Axl shocks his little brother by explaining the whole process in graphic detail.

    Appeared as Carly

  • The Middle

    Season 4, Episode 16 - Winners and Losers
    Aired February 20 2013

    As Frankie prepares for her upcoming annual tradition of watching the Oscars on TV, she becomes concerned when Brick informs her that he's taking a three-day school bus trip to Chicago, and she worries that his unique quirkiness could lead him to become separated from the group. Meanwhile, Sue wants to find out if Axl's friend, Darrin, has feelings for her.

    Appeared as Carly

  • The Middle

    Season 4, Episode 17 - Wheel of Pain
    Aired February 27 2013

    After accidentally breaking the family room window, Axl, Sue and Brick decide to band together and place the blame on the neighborhood bad seed Glossner children. But Frankie and Mike know that the kids aren't being truthful and put together a wheel of pain, in which the kids must spin the wheel and land on a consequence, hoping that one of them will break down and confess -- which puts Sue's "Sue-weet 16 Party" at risk. Meanwhile, Frankie needs to please her no-nonsense dental assisting school teacher, Mrs. Armwood (Jane Kaczmarek, "Malcolm in the Middle"), in order to obtain a prime dental rotation spot.

    Appeared as Carly

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    Season 4, Episode 21 - From Orson with Love
    Aired May 1 2013

    After discovering that Sue's life, as defined on Facebook, is pretty pathetic, Frankie creates an online alias (or two or three) and tries to make her daughter as popular as possible. Meanwhile, after reading Tuesdays with Morrie, Frankie's healthy dad, Tag (Jerry Van Dyke), coerces Mike into listening to his long-winded life stories on a weekly basis; and Axl and Brick attempt to garner interest in getting a bunch of baby bunnies and kittens adopted by producing a viral video starring the animals in a James Bond knockoff.

    Appeared as Carly

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    Season 4, Episode 22 - Hallelujah Hoedown
    Aired May 8 2013

    As Mother's Day approaches, Frankie wants to ensure that Mike gets her something she actually wants for a gift and informs all of the kids of her wish so that at least one of them will clue in a clueless Mike. Meanwhile, Sue asks Reverend TimTom for advice when she begins to resent her friends' happiness over getting their driver's licenses after she has repeatedly failed the test, and Cassidy stuns Axl with some bad news during the prom.

    Appeared as Carly

  • The Middle

    Season 5, Episode 14 - The Award
    Aired February 26 2014

    Frankie discovers via a local blog that the quarry is presenting Mike with an award during a dinner for his 20 years of dedicated service. But Mike, not thinking it's that big of a deal, doesn't want to attend. Meanwhile, after being sat on in class by a guy who didn't know she was even in the chair, Sue attempts to put together a plan to get the students more connected with each other. Having imbibed a bit too much at a party the night before, Axl tries to track down the mystery girl who left a message on his phone, and Brick thinks he’s totally styling in a purple suit and bolo tie that he found in his cousins' hand-me-down box.

    Appeared as Carly

  • The Middle

    Season 6, Episode 11 - A Quarry Story
    Aired January 14 2015

    Frankie discovers an old, uncashed paycheck from Ehlert Motors. But in order for her to collect her pay, Mr. Ehlert forces her to work on the lot for one day. Meanwhile, after her hours at Spudsy's are cut down, Mike offers Sue a part-time job as the quarry cleaning lady; Mike's dad, Big Mike, attempts to persuade a lazy Axl to help replace the Heck family's damaged kitchen sink, and Brick discovers the joys of watching '70s game shows and begins his own annoying classic contest with the family.

    Appeared as Carly

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