Malcolm in the Middle

Malcolm in the Middle

2000 - 2011, Comedy
A child genius deals with his siblings and eccentric parents.

Episode Guide

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Graduation (Season 7 Episode 22)
    Season 7 Episode 22:


    Malcolm works on his valedictory speech; Hal sees a loan shark; Reese tries to become a janitor; Louis has lofty expectations for Malcolm; Grandma Ida returns.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Morp (Season 7 Episode 21)
    Season 7 Episode 21:


    Malcolm aligns with the unpopular students to form an anti-prom protest they call "Morp."

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Cattle Court (Season 7 Episode 20)
    Season 7 Episode 20:

    Cattle Court

    Reese tries to impress a cute vegetarian (Tara Lipinski) he meets at work; Malcolm tries to fool Lois and sneak off to a rock concert.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Stevie in the Hospital (Season 7 Episode 19)
    Season 7 Episode 19:

    Stevie in the Hospital

    Malcolm cannot face the truth about Stevie's illness; Lois thinks she is losing her mind.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Bomb Shelter (Season 7 Episode 18)
    Season 7 Episode 18:

    Bomb Shelter

    Malcolm joins a dance class to impress a girl, but when she loses her footing, he realizes that to win the competition he will need a partner who can step it up.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Hal's Dentist (Season 7 Episode 17)
    Season 7 Episode 17:

    Hal's Dentist

    When Hal loses his tooth during a poker game, Trey tells him to come to his dental office, but when Hal gets his $2,000 bill, it causes a rift between the two friends.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Lois Strikes Back (Season 7 Episode 16)
    Season 7 Episode 16:

    Lois Strikes Back

    Lois comes to the rescue when four popular high-school girls play a prank on Reese.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - A.A. (Season 7 Episode 15)
    Season 7 Episode 15:


    Lois and Hal visit Francis to help him celebrate a year of sobriety, and they attend his AA meeting and learn that she drove him to drink.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Hal Grieves (Season 7 Episode 14)
    Season 7 Episode 14:

    Hal Grieves

    Hal learns that his father has passed away, but because he never knew his father, he does not shed a tear.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Mono (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:


    After Malcolm contracts infectious mononucleosis from Lois, the two must spend day and night together, quarantined in the same room.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - College Recruiters (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    College Recruiters

    Dewey talks Francis into getting a job; Malcolm refuses to meet with college recruiters.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Bride of Ida (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    Bride of Ida

    When Lois and Hal take Dewey out of town for a piano competition, they enlist Grandma Ida to watch over the boys.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Malcolm's Money (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    Malcolm's Money

    When Hal and Lois receive a check for $10,000 made out to Malcolm, their first instinct is to keep it, until Dewey overhears their plan and wants a piece of the pie.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Malcolm Defends Reese (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    Malcolm Defends Reese

    Lois finds a new babysitter, who is wonderful until she starts talking and drives Lois crazy.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Army Buddy (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    Army Buddy

    When Lois finds renewed energy with orthotic inserts for her shoes, Hal fears she will not look to him for support anymore and plots to destroy the inserts.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Blackout (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:


    Francis decides to surprise the family by coming home but ends up knocking out the lights in the house.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Secret Boyfriend (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    Secret Boyfriend

    Sparks fly when Malcolm and his dimwitted but beautiful chemistry partner agree to a secret romantic relationship.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Jessica Stays Over (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    Jessica Stays Over

    A neighbor's daughter uses her wiles to gain control of Lois' car, and Malcolm ends up in the driver's seat.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Halloween (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:


    Malcolm and Reese go on a Halloween tour of the neighborhood, and the first stop is at their house.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Reese vs. Stevie (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    Reese vs. Stevie

    Hal catches Dewey smoking and makes a deal with him that he will stop drinking coffee if Dewey quits smoking.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Health Insurance (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Health Insurance

    When Hal forgets to pay the family's health insurance, the company will not reinstate it until Monday, so he panics and locks the boys in their room to keep them from getting hurt.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Burning Man (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Burning Man

    When Malcolm and Reese try to sneak off to the Burning Man festival, Lois and Hal find out and decide to borrow an RV so it can be a family trip.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Mrs. Tri-County (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:

    Mrs. Tri-County

    The boys secretly enter Lois in a beauty pageant as a joke, but when it becomes serious, they plot to help her win the crown.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Buseys Take a Hostage (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:

    Buseys Take a Hostage

    When Hal is encouraged to become the president of the neighborhood association, Malcolm sees it as an opportunity to add some excitement to the community.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Stilts (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:


    When Hal finds that one of his sons has been dialing a 900 number, he tries to explain the error to the hotline and afterward forgets to hang up the phone, incurring an $800 charge.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Motivational Speaker (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    Motivational Speaker

    Both Dewey and Reese get a lesson in loyalty after one finds joy in the homemade treats and fabric softener of another mother, while the other bonds with neighborhood dogs.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Ida's Dance (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    Ida's Dance

    Malcolm expects his music appreciation course to be easy but when he fails his first assignment, he turns to Dewey for tutoring to salvage his grade point average.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Butterflies (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:


    When Malcolm discovers a man living in the Lucky Aide, he agrees to keep his secret in exchange for information on his new crush, another employee.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - No Motorcycles (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    No Motorcycles

    Hal makes good on an old promise to take Francis on a motorcycle trip, during which the two bond over a bottle of 21-year-old scotch.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Chad's Sleepover (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    Chad's Sleepover

    Hal forbids Dewey from inviting Chad for a sleepover; Malcolm and Reese learn that they are not as popular as they thought they were.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Ida Loses a Leg (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    Ida Loses a Leg

    When Dewey's grandmother (Cloris Leachman) loses a leg saving him from a truck, guilt consumes him, and he vows to find the leg and give it a proper burial.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Tiki Lounge (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    Tiki Lounge

    When Hal and Lois realize how little time they spend together, Hal turns the garage into a private tiki lounge where he and Lois can retreat.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Living Will (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Living Will

    As executor of a neighbor's living will, Hal must decide whether to keep him on life support or pull the plug.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Opera (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:


    Hal's refusal to sleep in the new king-size bed Lois bought inspires Dewey to write an opera.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Billboard (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:


    The boys spark a media frenzy by vandalizing a suggestive billboard and then turning it into a women's rights protest.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Malcolm's Car (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    Malcolm's Car

    Malcolm's dream of owning a classic car turns into a nightmare when he realizes he has purchased a lemon; Lois begs Hal to fix her horrible haircut and unearths his hidden talent with hair, making him popular in the neighborhood.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Lois Battles Jamie (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Lois Battles Jamie

    Lois becomes convinced that Jamie is out to get her when Jamie knocks over a cabinet and nearly crushes her.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Hal Sleepwalks (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Hal Sleepwalks

    Hal agonizes over his anniversary and begins sleepwalking; Reese catches him and learns he is programmable.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Hal's Christmas Gift (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Hal's Christmas Gift

    Hal, jealous that Lois and the boys have made bigger and better Christmas gifts than he has, lies about the fabulous present he has in store for the family.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Kitty's Back (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Kitty's Back

    Kitty returns and asks Lois for help getting Kitty's estranged husband back; Francis comes home and puts Dewey through the torturous "Brotherhood Initiation."

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Pearl Harbor (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Pearl Harbor

    Malcolm and Reese plot revenge after they realize their teenage neighbor, Jessica, has tricked each of them into believing the other is gay.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Standee (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:


    When Hal and the garbageman get into a trash-dumping war, Hal enlists Reese's help.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Buseys Run Away (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Buseys Run Away

    The Buseys disappear after Dewey leaves the special-needs class; Hal becomes the leader of a group of brainless bodybuilders.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Reese Comes Home (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Reese Comes Home

    Reese parachutes into Afghanistan, and then, posing as an Afghan woman, he deserts the Army.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Reese Joins the Army (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    Reese Joins the Army

    Convinced he will be sent to jail, Hal imparts fatherly advice and confesses to Malcolm about his poor work ethic.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Reese Joins the Army (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    Reese Joins the Army

    Everything goes out of control when Reese joins the Army, Hal is accused of insider trading, and Lois falls into a catatonic state.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Victor's Other Family (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    Victor's Other Family

    While visiting her father's secret Canadian family, Lois and the boys are dismayed to find out that the other family is absolutely perfect.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Experiment (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:


    Reese tinkers with Malcolm and Stevie's science experiment; while selling candy for school, Dewey fibs that the money will be used to support the war on terrorism.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Dewey's Special Class (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    Dewey's Special Class

    Malcolm convinces Dewey to do poorly on an IQ test, but Dewey does so poorly that he ends up in a class for the emotionally disturbed; Hal and Craig become obsessed with a dance video-arcade game.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Polly in the Middle (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    Polly in the Middle

    Hal and Lois each set Polly up on a date, then force her to choose between the two men; Malcolm and Dewey meet baseball legend Reggie Jackson.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Malcolm Visits College (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    Malcolm Visits College

    While visiting a college campus, Lois insists on staying with Malcolm in the coed dormitory, where she clashes with a power-hungry resident adviser.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Reese's Apartment (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    Reese's Apartment

    Francis is determined to show his parents why they should not have kicked Reese out; Malcolm helps a football player write a college essay.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Malcolm Dates a Family (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Malcolm Dates a Family

    Malcolm spends all his free time with his new girlfriend and her family; Lois wages war on a pizza parlor that has been overcharging her.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Lois' Sister (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Lois' Sister

    Lois and her competitive sister must reconcile because Susan (Laurie Metcalf) needs a kidney transplant.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Softball (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:


    Malcolm cannot play softball because of Lois' presence, so she trades him; Reese wants to steal more toilet seats than Francis.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Ida's Boyfriend (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Ida's Boyfriend

    Grandma Ida announces that she plans to marry a wealthy Chinese man she met on a cruise; Malcolm gets his tongue pierced.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Hot Tub (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Hot Tub

    Hal gets a rash from the hot tub he was supposed to keep clean; Malcolm gets his driver's permit.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Dirty Magazine (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Dirty Magazine

    Malcolm alerts the ACLU when he encounters censorship while working on the high-school literary magazine; Hal tries to flirt with the woman in his office responsible for cutbacks.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Block Party (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Block Party

    Neighbors throw their annual block party while Malcolm and his family are on vacation.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Christmas Trees (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Christmas Trees

    Hal and the boys slash the prices of their Christmas trees to outsell a nearby church; when business booms, the guys are threatened by two priests from the competing lot.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Malcolm's Job (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Malcolm's Job

    Lois gets Malcolm a job at the Lucky Aid; Hal and Jamie join a father/son class, spawning competition among the other members.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Malcolm Films Reese (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Malcolm Films Reese

    Malcolm chooses Reese as his subject for an abnormal psychology midterm project; Dewey earns some extra cash as a street performer.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Thanksgiving (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:


    Malcolm skips out on Thanksgiving to go to a party; Reese becomes abusive to Hal and Dewey as he attempts to prepare Thanksgiving dinner.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Goodbye Kitty (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Goodbye Kitty

    No one wants to tell Stevie his parents are getting a divorce, until Reese spills the beans.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Watching the Baby (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Watching the Baby

    Hal and the boys offer to watch the baby so exhausted Lois can get some sleep; Hal travels to the Lucky Aid to get diapers, leaving the boys in charge.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Vegas (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:


    Family takes a road trip to Las Vegas to support Dewey in a contest for junior farmers; a lounge singer (David Cassidy) invites Lois backstage.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Day Care (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    Day Care

    Lois and Hal pretend to be parishioners at a local church so they can enroll the baby in its day care program.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Baby (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:


    Hal crashes the car while trying to get home to Lois, who has gone into labor; the boys sit in on a parenting class at the hospital. Cloris Leachman guest stars.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Baby (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:


    Lois goes into labor while Hal and the boys are at a bridal exposition.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Future Malcolm (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Future Malcolm

    Malcolm fears he will grow up to resemble a genius chess player named Leonard (Jason Alexander), who has no friends.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Reese's Party (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Reese's Party

    After Hal and Lois leave town for a getaway, "squatters" crash Reese's party, take over the house and refuse to leave.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Clip Show 2 (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Clip Show 2

    While Hal and Lois finish their will, they reminisce about the catastrophes and adventures the boys have gotten into.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Academic Octathalon (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Academic Octathalon

    A teacher (guest star Chris Eigeman) urges Malcolm and the other Krelboynes to cheat during an academic decathlon.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Garage Sale (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Garage Sale

    The boys argue when Reese is put in charge of the family garage sale; Hal broadcasts a pirate radio show.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Hal's Friend (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Hal's Friend

    Hal invites his friend Larry over while Lois is out of town.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Stereo Store (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Stereo Store

    Hal's coworkers at the stereo store invite him to their high-school party; Malcolm and Reese flip out when they meet their new baby sitter.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Kicked Out (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Kicked Out

    Hal papers the neighborhood with notices in an effort to find Malcolm, who is hiding out in his girlfriend's attic.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Long Drive (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Long Drive

    Lois talks to Malcolm at length about sex during a long car trip.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - If Boys Were Girls (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    If Boys Were Girls

    Lois imagines life with four obedient, well-mannered daughters named Mallory, Renee, Francine and Daisy.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Grandma Sues (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Grandma Sues

    Grandma Ida (Cloris Leachman) sues Lois and Hal after falling in their front yard; Lois discovers she is pregnant.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Boys at the Ranch (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Boys at the Ranch

    The boys try to show their too-responsible oldest brother that he is still a troublemaker at heart.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Malcolm Holds His Tongue (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Malcolm Holds His Tongue

    The coach kicks Malcolm off the basketball team because of his incessant complaining; Francis takes up nude modelling.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Forbidden Girlfriend (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Forbidden Girlfriend

    A girl's father forbids Malcolm to date his daughter; Reese and Dewey discover a neighborhood boy who looks just like Dewey.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Forwards Backwards (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Forwards Backwards

    The boys pester each other all day long until Lois is forced to ground Malcolm on his birthday; Hal decides to buy Malcolm a comic book.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Stupid Girl (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Stupid Girl

    Reese teaches Malcolm how to play dumb when his brainy blather bores a cute girl.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Family Reunion (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Family Reunion

    The family attends a birthday party for Hal's father (Christopher Lloyd); the children rally around Lois, who is forced to wear a name tag at the family function.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Humilithon (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:


    Malcolm's parents destroy his dream of being popular on the very first day of school.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Zoo (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:


    The boys unleash pandemonium during a visit to the zoo; Francis and Piama befriend a German couple (guest stars Kenneth Mars, Meagan Fay) looking for a young man with a strong back to work on their dude ranch.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Monkey (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:


    Bedridden Craig hires a trained monkey to help with the household chores.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Cliques (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:


    When forced to spend a few weeks among the school's general population, the boys join established cliques and cause the students to spiral out of control.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Jury Duty (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Jury Duty

    Lois is called for jury duty and sworn to secrecy, which drives Hal nuts; the boys get lost in a storm drain.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Clip Show (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    Clip Show

    Convinced the boys damaged the car while joyriding, Hal takes them to see a therapist (guest star Andy Richter).

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Poker II (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    Poker II

    Reese convinces girls that Stevie is terminally ill, so they indulge Stevie's request that they smooch with the boys before the end of his life.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Dewey's Dog (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Dewey's Dog

    Dewey secretly adopts a huge dog, training it to protect him by attacking Malcolm and Reese on command.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Hal Coaches (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Hal Coaches

    Hal takes over as coach for Dewey's soccer team; Malcolm and Reese inherit a laptop computer from a neighbor.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Hal's Birthday (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Hal's Birthday

    Lois punishes the boys for forgetting Hal's birthday by assigning them backbreaking chores; Francis plans a surprise trip home for his father's birthday.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Cynthia's Back (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Cynthia's Back

    Classmate Cynthia blossoms into a young woman, making it hard for Malcolm and Reese to concentrate on what she says.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Reese Drives (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Reese Drives

    Reese grows impatient with his driving instructor and asserts himself on the road.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Company Picnic (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Company Picnic

    As the picnic continues, Hal cannot admit his identity to his boss, and Malcolm's humiliations continue.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Company Picnic (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Company Picnic

    At the company picnic, Hal avoids his new boss and Malcolm is smitten with a girl who hates him.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Lois' Makeover (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Lois' Makeover

    Lois gets a makeover that leaves her looking sexy but trashy; Dad doesn't play fair when it comes to playing hoops with the boys; Francis becomes the logging camp's champion rat catcher.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Reese's Job (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Reese's Job

    Reese flips burgers to earn his keep; Malcolm meets his academic match; Dewey is promised a puppy if he can keep a goldfish alive.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Poker (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:


    Lois lets Hal go play poker with the guys, even though it's the same night as their ballroom dance lessons.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Christmas (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:


    Moving wrapped presents into the garage, Lois threatens to cancel Christmas unless the boys can behave themselves until Dec. 25; Francis is forced to visit his grandmother.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Health Scare (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Health Scare

    Lois and Hal lose their collective cool when Hal's doctor finds something suspicious during a routine checkup.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Charity (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:


    The boys have an epiphany while doing charity work as they begin stockpiling church donations -- for themselves.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Malcolm's Girlfriend (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Malcolm's Girlfriend

    When Malcolm finally finds a girlfriend, he loses focus on his schoolwork; Dewey makes a new friend -- a real one.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Book Club (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Book Club

    Lois joins a book club in order to gain a respite from Hal and the boys, and she soon learns that the club is an excuse for other mothers to get together and socialize.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Emancipation (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:


    Francis devises a plan to become legally emancipated from his parents; a new teacher pits the Krelboynes against one another.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Houseboat (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:


    Hal and Lois take the family on a houseboat vacation with the Kenarbins.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Flashback (Season 2 Episode 25)
    Season 2 Episode 25:


    A pregnancy scare prompts Lois and Hal (Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston) to recall the births of each of their four sons. With Frankie Muniz.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Evacuation (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:


    Hal (Bryan Cranston) accidentally derails a train carrying toxic waste, forcing the townspeople to evacuate. With Frankie Muniz and Jane Kaczmarek.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Carnival (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:


    When the boys sneak off to a carnival, Stevie is captured by a tipsy guard and Dewey befriends sideshow freaks.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Mini-Bike (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:


    Lois (Jane Kaczmarek) forbids the boys to ride a motorbike they found, but Reese (Justin Berfield) disobeys and breaks a leg. With Frankie Muniz.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Malcolm vs. Reese (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Malcolm vs. Reese

    Malcolm and Reese (Frankie Muniz, Justin Berfield) cater to Francis' (Christopher Kennedy Masterson) every whim while trying to land one of his concert tickets.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Bowling (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:


    Malcolm and Reese (Frankie Muniz, Justin Berfield) go to a bowling party where they vie for the attention of a cute girl. With Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston and Erik Per Sullivan.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Tutoring Reese (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Tutoring Reese

    Lois enlists Malcolm to tutor Reese.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Reese Cooks (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    Reese Cooks

    Hal enrolls Reese and himself in a father/son cooking class.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Surgery (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:


    The hospital admits Malcolm for appendicitis.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Traffic Ticket (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Traffic Ticket

    A policeman impounds Lois' car because of 16 unpaid parking tickets.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - The Grandparents (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    The Grandparents

    Lois' parents (Cloris Leachman, Robert Loggia) visit and insist on providing financial assistance to the family.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Hal Quits (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Hal Quits

    Hal (Bryan Cranston) suffers a midlife crisis on career day at Dewey's (Erik Per Sullivan) school and decides to become a painter.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - New Neighbors (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    New Neighbors

    The new neighbors terrorize Malcolm and Reese (Frankie Muniz, Justin Berfield), while their garden gnome stalks Dewey (Erik Per Sullivan). Guest stars: Robin Riker, Gregory Jbara, Michael Welch and Dakota Fanning.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Krelboyne Girl (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Krelboyne Girl

    When a girl develops a crush on Malcolm (Frankie Muniz), he reciprocates by throwing a brick through her window. With Jane Kaczmarek.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Old Mrs. Old (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Old Mrs. Old

    Lois forces Malcolm to befriend the meanest old lady on the block; Dewey begins carrying a purse to school.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Bully (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:


    Malcolm (Frankie Muniz) becomes a target for up-and-coming bullies after big brother Reese (Justin Berfield) gets beaten up by a girl.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - High School Play (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    High School Play

    When Malcolm takes a role in a play, his Krelboyne classmates must come to his rescue on opening night.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Therapy (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:


    Malcolm fakes a mental breakdown to avoid the silly costumes and folk dancing during medieval week at school.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Robbery (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:


    Lois and her co-worker Craig are taken hostage at the drugstore; Hal brings home an armoire infested with bats.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Convention (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:


    Malcolm and Reese (Frankie Muniz, Justin Berfield) compete against Dewey (Erik Per Sullivan) for the attentions of their beautiful baby sitter.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Casino (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:


    Hal, Malcolm and Reese wander into a desert artillery range after being banned from a casino for counting cards.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Dinner Out (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Dinner Out

    Lois anticipates a civilized evening of adult conversation when she accepts a dinner invitation from Stevie's parents.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Lois' Birthday (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Lois' Birthday

    Lois runs away from home after her husband forgets her birthday and the boys buy candy instead of a gift.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Halloween Approximately (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Halloween Approximately

    Francis makes up for missing Halloween by concocting the messiest prank the neighborhood has ever seen.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Traffic Jam (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Traffic Jam

    Dewey continues to wander around lost while Malcolm and his family are stuck in an all-day traffic jam.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Water Park (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Water Park

    The family goes to a water park, leaving Dewey (Erik Per Sullivan) at home with a no-nonsense baby sitter (guest star Bea Arthur). With Frankie Muniz, Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston and Justin Berfield.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Smunday (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:


    On Monday morning, Malcolm (Frankie Muniz) and his brothers convince their ailing mother (Jane Kaczmarek) that it's Sunday.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - The Bots and the Bees (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    The Bots and the Bees

    Chaos ensues when Malcolm invites his Krelboyne classmates over to his house to build a robot for a competition.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Rollerskates (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:


    In order to get in-line skates, Malcolm must go through Hal's rollerskate training program.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Cheerleader (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:


    Following Malcolm's advice, Reese joins the cheerleading squad to impress the object of his affection.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Funeral (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:


    Exasperated with nonstop complaints, Lois throws in the towel, which leads to the rapid breakdown of family life.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Stock Car Races (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Stock Car Races

    Hal (Bryan Cranston) secretly takes Malcolm, Reese and Dewey (Frankie Muniz, Justin Berfield, Erik Per Sullivan) to the stock-car races on a school day.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Lois vs. Evil (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Lois vs. Evil

    Lois (Jane Kaczmarek) loses her job at the pharmacy after Malcolm (Frankie Muniz) and his brothers blow up the store's steam cleaner.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Krelboyne Picnic (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Krelboyne Picnic

    Lois has a showdown with the other mothers at a Krelboyne picnic, while Reese preys upon Malcolm's gifted classmates.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Francis Escapes (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Francis Escapes

    After his phone privileges are taken away, a lovesick Francis leaves military school to see his girlfriend Bebe.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Sleepover (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:


    When Malcolm and Stevie (Frankie Muniz, guest star Craig Lamar Traylor) sneak out to an arcade at night, Stevie's wheelchair is stolen.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Malcolm Babysits (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Malcolm Babysits

    Malcolm enjoys baby-sitting for a normal family until he finds out he has been under camera surveillance.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Shame (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:


    Malcolm (Frankie Muniz) is guilt-ridden after beating up a school bully who turns out to be just a 7-year-old brat. With Jane Kaczmarek and Christopher Kennedy Masterson.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Home Alone 4 (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Home Alone 4

    When Francis is left in charge of his brothers, mayhem ensues, and Malcolm gets hurt, requiring hospitalization.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Red Dress (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Red Dress

    When Lois finds her new dress burned and left in the toilet, she tries to get a confession from one of the boys.

  • Malcolm in the Middle - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    When his oldest brother is sent to military camp, a boy genius is the middle child between two other brothers.