The Middleman is an American television series. The series, which was developed for television by Javier Grillo-Marxuach for ABC Family, is based on the Viper Comics series, The Middleman, created by Grillo-Marxuach and Les McClaine. The series ran for one season in 2008.Originally confirmed for an initial 13 episodes, the order was reduced to a 12-episode season due to low ratings. In February 2009, a comic book based on the unproduced 13th episode was announced, confirming the series' cancellation. Billed as a "series finale", The Middleman – The Doomsday Armageddon Apocalypse was released in July 2009. The complete series DVD set was released by Shout! Factory on July 28, 2009.
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S01 E01Jun 17, 2008
The Pilot Episode Sanction Jun 17, 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.
S01 E02Jun 24, 2008
The Accidental Occidental Conception Jun 24, 2008 Wendy and The Middleman attempt to stop a revived Terracotta Warrior from unleashing a hail of fire upon Earth.
S01 E03Jul 1, 2008
The Sino-Mexican Revelation Jul 1, 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.
S01 E04Jul 8, 2008
The Manicoid Teleportation Conundrum Jul 8, 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. Recap: Wendy is working on a painting of a gorilla with a gun and shows it off to Lacey. Lacey is less than thrilled but has to admit that Wendy is enthusiastic about her work. However, she also...
S01 E05Jul 15, 2008
The Flying Fish Zombification Jul 15, 2008 Wendy and The Middleman work to contain a trout-eating zombie outbreak.
S01 E06Jul 22, 2008
The Boy-Band Superfan Interrogation Jul 22, 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".