Let me start off by saying that the title of this week’s The Middle should have actually been “The Prom.” Sue’s junior prom really took the spotlight away from the boring minor storyline of Frankie and Mike attempting to make friends.
We first saw Sue crying to Frankie over not having a date to prom, and next thing you know she gets asked out by five different guys! Her prospects included her manager at work Edwin, her flamboyant best friend Brad, her gross neighbor Derek, and Axl’s two friends Sean and Darrin.
Out of all of those guys, she was most excited when Darrin offered to take her just in case she didn’t already have a date. Sue had to break the news to her four previous suitors, including breaking a little piece of my heart when she told Sean the bad news. Sean was the sweetest of all because he drove home from his school hours away and missed out on important tests just to go to prom with Sue. Sure, he was doing it as a favor for his mom who called him after Frankie told Mrs. Donohue about Sue’s datelessness, but Sean really is a great guy to actually pull through on a favor like that.