The Middleman

Fighting evil so you don't have to...

The Middleman is based on the comic book by Javier Grillo-Marxauch (Medium, The Chronicle), The show follows Wendy Watson 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.

(l to r: Matt Keeslar, Natalie Morales)

Episode Info

Prev: 1x12 -- The Palindrome Reversal Palindrome (Sep/01/2008)

The duo take on the evil Palindrome, a super-villain who inadvertently transports Wendy to a parallel universe.

Matt KeeslarMatt Keeslar
As The Middleman
Matt KeeslarMatt Keeslar
As The Middleman
Natalie Morales (2)Natalie Morales (2)
As Wendy Watson
Natalie Morales (2)Natalie Morales (2)
As Wendy Watson
Brit MorganBrit Morgan
As Lacey Thornfield
Brit MorganBrit Morgan
As Lacey Thornfield
Jake SmollettJake Smollett
As Noser
Jake SmollettJake Smollett
As Noser


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1x12: The Palindrome Reversal Palindrome recap: At Middleman HQ, the team goes over the theft of a Beryllium sphere and an oscillation overthruster. The criminal has left a pictogram on a mirror at the scene of each crime. The Middleman tries to decipher the pictograms without success and finally says Wendy might as well go on her date with Tyler. At the sublet, Tyler shows up three hours late and gives her a diamond tennis bracelet and admits he kind of loves her. She confesses her love for him as well, but they’re both interrupted by pages from their bosses. The Middleman has an offbeat theory and Wendy convinces him to let her go. However, Tyler needs to meet with Manservant Neville, who sends a helicopter to pick him up... read more.

recap: Tyler and Wendy are out on a date and Wendy apologizes because she was the only one in the audience for his show. He admits that he’s been writing more then ever since they got together, and they grab some hot dogs at a street cart. They initially fail to notice two men fighting over a collision in the intersection behind them but Tyler finally goes to check it out and tries to calm them down. One driver takes out a bat and Tyler disarms him. The other man thanks Tyler in a rather overflowing tone and offers Tyler a job and his card... read more.

1x10: The Vampiric Puppet Lamentation recap: Wendy and Lacey are preparing for a party but Lacey is too distracted to listen to Wendy’s stories about Tyler on his vacation. Lacey finally admits that she had a sex dream about Pip, their mortal enemy. Wendy is less than thrilled. They go to the party and while looking for Noser, a fortune teller offers to tell Wendy’s fortune. After a few inaccurate predictions, she draws a card with Noser on it and starts chanting in a trance, muttering about Noser being rent limb from limb while saving Wendy. The card bursts into fire and the fortune teller Jamie comes out of it, not remembering what she said while in the trance... read more.

recap: Wendy wakes up at 5:30 in the afternoon after a late night, and heads out for a new mission. Lacey wonders why there’s green cockroach gore on the boots that Wendy borrowed from her. Wendy tries to explain and is forced to flee... read more.

1x6: The Boy-Band Superfan Interrogation recap: Wendy, Lacey, and Noser are trying to get a pirated satellite signal and end up picking up Varsity Fanclub, the most popular boy band in the world. Lacey is a closet fan, much to Wendy and Noser’s astonishment. Pip comes in and invites them to his gallery showing at The Gate, one of the major art shows in town. After he leaves, they bring up the gallery promotion on the Internet and discover that Pip is displaying Wendy’s newest paintings... read more.

Executive Producer: Javier Grillo-Marxuach, John Ziffren
Co-Executive Producer: Hans Beimler
Producer: Ron McLeod, Jon Paré
Co-Producer: Sarah Watson
Associate Producer: Shane Keller
Production Designer: Naomi Slodki
Editor: Norman Buckley, Mallory Gottleib, James Renfroe

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Recurring Guests

Brendan Hines as Tyler Ford (7 eps)
Drew Tyler Bell as Pip (7 eps)
Sean Davis (1) as Joe 90 (5 eps)
Vincent Ward as Policeman (4 eps)
Mark Sheppard as Manservant Neville (3 eps)
Michael Oosterom as TBD (3 eps)
Vic Chao as Dr. Judd (2 eps)
Lorena Gale as Mrs. Johnston (2 eps)
L. Harvey Gold as Domenico Colfari (2 eps)
Matt Funke as Trevor (2 eps)

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