The BEST Episodes of The Middleman

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Feb 8, 2020

Network: ABC Family

The Middleman is based on the comic book by Javier Grillo-Marxauch (Medium, The Chronicle), The show follows Wendy Watson (Natalie Morales) when she get recruited by a secret agency, directed by the Middleman. Together they fight mad scientist, evil supervillains, ghosts, ghouls, zombies, and science experiments gone wild.

The Obsolescent Cryogenic Meltdown

#1 - The Obsolescent Cryogenic Meltdown

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 11, 2008

A former Middleman, Guy Goddard, is revived from his cryogenic slumber to do battle with his arch-foe, The Candle.

star 8.86
111 votes
Writers: Tracey Stern
The Clotharian Contamination Protocol

#2 - The Clotharian Contamination Protocol

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Aug 25, 2008

A malign Ida who has been infested by nanobots from outer space dupes The Middleman and Wendy into initiating a lockdown at Middleman HQ.

star 8.80
113 votes
Writers: Margaret Dunlap
The Palindrome Reversal Palindrome

#3 - The Palindrome Reversal Palindrome

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 1, 2008

Wendy is abducted by The Palindrome, a supervillain, and taken to a mirror universe that is run by the ironfisted Fatboy Industries.

star 8.78
80 votes
Directors: Guy Norman Bee
Writers: Jordan Rosenberg
The Flying Fish Zombification

#4 - The Flying Fish Zombification

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 14, 2008

Wendy and The Middleman work to contain a trout-eating zombie outbreak.

star 8.19
117 votes
Directors: Allan Kroeker
Writers: Andy Reaser
The Cursed Tuba Contingency

#5 - The Cursed Tuba Contingency

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Jul 28, 2008

Wendy and The Middleman don Edwardian clothing to destroy a cursed tuba from the RMS Titanic before it can harm innocent civilians. Elsewhere, The Middleman and Lacey share a movie together and consider dating.

star 8.06
136 votes
Writers: Hans Beimler
The Accidental Occidental Conception

#6 - The Accidental Occidental Conception

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jun 23, 2008

Wendy and The Middleman attempt to stop a revived Terracotta Warrior from unleashing a hail of fire upon Earth.

star 7.78
221 votes
Directors: Michael Zinberg
Writers: Sarah Watson
The Ectoplasmic Panhellenic Investigation

#7 - The Ectoplasmic Panhellenic Investigation

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 4, 2008

Wendy goes undercover as a sorority sister to investigate ghost sightings at a university. Meanwhile, Tyler resurfaces and mistakes Lacey for the woman he met on the day of the Lucha Libre attack.

star 7.59
138 votes
Directors: Michael Zinberg
Writers: Sarah Watson
The Pilot Episode Sanction

#8 - The Pilot Episode Sanction

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 16, 2008

Wendy Watson is thrust into the middle of a science experiment gone wrong while temping at a laboratory. Fortunately for Wendy, The Middleman, a crime fighting comic-book-like superhero, shows up to save the day. Impressed by how Wendy handles herself when faced with danger, and in need of a colleague, the Middleman recruits Wendy into his secret organisation.

star 7.55
455 votes
The Sino-Mexican Revelation

#9 - The Sino-Mexican Revelation

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 30, 2008

Sensei Ping is abducted by a band of Mexican wrestlers. The Middleman benches Wendy who failed to stop Ping's abduction and embarks on a solo rescue mission. However, despite The Middleman's efforts, he too is captured, which leaves Wendy to save the day.

star 7.25
180 votes
Writers: Javier Grillo-Marxuach
The Vampiric Puppet Lamentation

#10 - The Vampiric Puppet Lamentation

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 18, 2008

To prevent the resurrection of every vampire that has ever lived, The Middleman and Wendy search for a possessed puppet that once belonged to Vlad the Impaler. Meanwhile, Noser pulls a disappearing act.

star 7.21
136 votes
Directors: Sandy Smolan
Writers: Andy Reaser
The Manicoid Teleportation Conundrum

#11 - The Manicoid Teleportation Conundrum

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 7, 2008

A group of peaceful aliens with an addiction to plastic surgery are being hunted down by a homicidal entity. Meanwhile, Ben puts his and Wendy's break-up video on the internet: Wendy is not thrilled.

star 7.17
206 votes
Writers: Tracey Stern
The Boyband Superfan Interrogation

#12 - The Boyband Superfan Interrogation

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jul 21, 2008

The Middleman and Wendy investigate a haughty 14-year-old named Cindy who has a dangerous obsession with Drysea, "the world's most popular boy band".

star 7.08
138 votes
Directors: Norman Buckley
Writers: Jordan Rosenberg