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Fans say tearful goodbye to the Hecks as ‘The Middle’ wraps final season

Jonna Miller
| Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:27 a.m
The series finale of the 'The Middle' took the Hecks on one last family road trip.
After nine hilarious and heartfelt seasons, a Heck leaves the nest as the family takes a road trip to Denver, where Axl will start his new job - and new life away from home, on the one-hour series finale of 'The Middle.'

It was never a big-ratings powerhouse. It was never a darling of the critics. It didn’t win a ton of awards.

But with its quirky cast of characters and easily relatable situations, the Hecks felt like family. And fans of ABC’s “The Middle” bid a fond (and tearful) goodbye as the series wrapped its ninth and final season Tuesday night.

The finale tied up all the loose ends in a few neat bows, as the Frankie Hecks among us dabbed our eyes and wiped our noses.

Jonna Miller is the Tribune-Review features editor. Reach her at 724-850-1270, or via Twitter @JLMiller_Trib.

Jonna Miller is a Tribune-Review features editor. You can contact Jonna at 412-320-7936, or via Twitter .

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