The Middleman

Season 1 Episode 7

The Cursed Tuba Contingency

Aired Monday 10:00 PM Jul 28, 2008 on ABC Family



  • Trivia

    • Trivia: There are numerous real-life references to the RMS Titanic and the films and books surrounding it:

      * The names Erica Ambler and Ray Ward Baker refer respectively to the writer and director of A Night to Remember (1958), another movie version of the sinking of the RMS Titanic starring Kenneth More, Honor Blackman and Ronald Allen.
      * The Middleman uses the aliases of Harland and Wolff. Harland and Wolf is the company that built the RMS Titanic.
      * Edward J. Smith High School refers to Edward J. Smith, the captain of the Titanic.
      * A school poster in the background says the team is "Fighting Icebergs", a reference to the iceberg that sank the Titanic.
      * The Middleman's exclamation of "Sweet Molly Brown!" refers to Margaret Brown, an American socialite aboard the Titanic on its first and final voyage.