The BEST Episodes of The Middleman

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 8, 2019

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

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

star 8.47
30 votes
Writers: Tracey Stern
The Palindrome Reversal Palindrome

#2 - The Palindrome Reversal Palindrome

Season 1 - Episode 12

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

star 8.31
26 votes
Directors: Guy Norman Bee
Writers: Jordan Rosenberg
The Cursed Tuba Contingency

#3 - The Cursed Tuba Contingency

Season 1 - Episode 7

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 8.29
28 votes
Writers: Hans Beimler
The Clotharian Contamination Protocol

#4 - The Clotharian Contamination Protocol

Season 1 - Episode 11

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 8.28
32 votes
Writers: Margaret Dunlap
The Boyband Superfan Interrogation

#5 - The Boyband Superfan Interrogation

Season 1 - Episode 6

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 8.07
30 votes
Directors: Norman Buckley
Writers: Jordan Rosenberg
The Vampiric Puppet Lamentation

#6 - The Vampiric Puppet Lamentation

Season 1 - Episode 10

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 8.04
28 votes
Directors: Sandy Smolan
Writers: Andy Reaser
The Sino-Mexican Revelation

#7 - The Sino-Mexican Revelation

Season 1 - Episode 3

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 8.00
45 votes
Writers: Javier Grillo-Marxuach
The Flying Fish Zombification

#8 - The Flying Fish Zombification

Season 1 - Episode 5

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

star 7.94
36 votes
Directors: Allan Kroeker
Writers: Andy Reaser
The Ectoplasmic Panhellenic Investigation

#9 - The Ectoplasmic Panhellenic Investigation

Season 1 - Episode 8

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 7.93
30 votes
Directors: Michael Zinberg
Writers: Sarah Watson
The Manicoid Teleportation Conundrum

#10 - The Manicoid Teleportation Conundrum

Season 1 - Episode 4

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 7.82
44 votes
Writers: Tracey Stern
The Accidental Occidental Conception

#11 - The Accidental Occidental Conception

Season 1 - Episode 2

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

star 7.74
59 votes
Directors: Michael Zinberg
Writers: Sarah Watson
The Pilot Episode Sanction

#12 - The Pilot Episode Sanction

Season 1 - Episode 1

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 7.73
104 votes