First Air Date: 05-11-2000
November 05, 2000 | 7.5
Hal, Loi, Malcolm and Reese are trapped in a horrendous traffic jam. Francis enters himself in a bet that recalls the egg-eating wager in "Cool Hand Luke." Malcolm becomes smitten over a girl he meets. Dewey has his own little adventure--all over the world--before his family returns home.
November 08, 2000 | 7.2
Francis visits the week after Halloween and helps his brothers in a trick that involves a giant slingshot with icky ammo. Hal tries to catch a mysterious hot-rodder.
November 12, 2000 | 8.2
Crummy gifts rile birthday gal Lois, who suddenly splits from home, leaving confusion, anxiety and desperation in her wake.
November 15, 2000 | 6.8
Shenanigans abound at the fancy spot where the family's dining with the Kenarbans, and at Francis' school, where rowdy teenage girls are partying.
November 19, 2000 | 7.0
A family weekend vacation to a casino turns into an ordeal in the desert for Hal, Reese and Malcolm, who wander onto an artillery range. Francis sneaks home, but has no one to play with.
November 22, 2000 | 8.0
Hal and Lois heads off to a convention while the boys stays home for the babysitter. Malcolm, Reese and Dewey assumed it's just another old woman, their parents hired to watch them. They decide to do a series of pranks on their babysitter, which includes the covered up sewer tank with a blanket and a book for the old woman ...
November 26, 2000 | 7.2
The night shift at Lucky Aide is held hostage by two robbers, since Craig does not want to give up the combination for the store's safe. Francis tries to help a heartbroken friend at the academy, while Hal and the boys fight nature at home.
November 29, 2000 | 7.8
Malcolm's humiliation as a Krelboyne drives him crazy, so he fakes his way into seeing the school's shrink, with whom the con continues.
December 10, 2000 | 7.2
Malcolm gets a role in the high school play and is so captivated by high school gossip that he forgets his lines. Lois discovers the joys of massage. Hal and Dewey build a society of model buildings in the living room. Francis tries to show his individualism at school when the commandant cracks down on personal belongings.
December 17, 2000 | 8.2
Reese, promising champion of his school's wrestling team, gets beaten by a girl, completely demoralizing him. So he gives up his school-bully carrier, which destabilizes the natural order of things at school. Francis tries to get out of academy at his birthday in an attempt to avoid academy-birthday-traditions.
January 07, 2001 | 7.0
Dewey starts carrying a purse to school. Francis's friend Richie joins him at military school. Malcolm becomes a slave to an old woman in the neighborhood.
January 14, 2001 | 6.8
Lois and Hal try to end Dewey's dependence on his stuffed animal Domingo by convincing him that it is too dirty. Strangely attracted, Malcolm finds himself in emotional confusion about the new weird Krelboyne girl Cynthia. At the academy Commandant Spangler re-institutes old Hickory into the school's disciplinary system and Francis tries to convince his father Hal to lie for ...
January 21, 2001 | 7.2
New neighbors, who turn out to be even more awful than Malcolm's family, move in next door; the Marlin Academy cadets prepare for a visit from Oliver North.
February 04, 2001 | 7.8
Hal feels like his job is a piece of crap after going to Dewey's class for parent job day. So he decides to take a "kidney failure" weeks off. While Francis is forced to work at the lucky aid over spring break.
February 11, 2001 | 7.2
Lois' estranged parents, Ida and Victor, pay the family a visit. Right away, trouble starts brewing. Victor bonds with Reese, Ida gets Malcolm into a fight, and Dewey is haunted by childhood memories of his inattentive grandparents.
February 18, 2001 | 7.0
Lois gets a traffic ticket and immediately blames Francis and makes him get the money to her. To do this, Francis stages a stunt for the other cadets' amusement. Malcolm finds evidence that Lois was wrong about the traffic ticket.
February 25, 2001 | 7.8
A hospital stay unsettles Malcolm, who's stuck in a kids ward with what may be appendicitis. Meanwhile, at military school, Francis leads a hunger strike.
March 04, 2001 | 8.8
A cooking class energizes Reese; a planned party irks Malcolm, whose brutal honesty hurts the hostess, Krelboyne Cynthia.
March 11, 2001 | 7.5
Malcolm and the Krelboynes tutor Reese, and uncover the real reason behind his failing grades.
April 01, 2001 | 8.4
Malcolm and Reese go to a bowling party where they vie for the attention of a cute girl.
April 22, 2001 | 7.0
Francis has an extra ticket for a wrestling event and it is the prize pitting Malcolm vs. Reese in a one-upmanship war; caring for Craig's cat is troublesome for Dewey.
April 29, 2001 | 7.8
Lois forbids the boys to ride a motorbike they found, but Reese disobeys and breaks a leg.
May 06, 2001 | 7.0
Malcolm, Dewey, Stevie, and Reese hide out at a traveling carnival after hours and run afoul of a determined security guard and several members of the freak show.
May 13, 2001 | 9.0
Hal is inadvertently responsible for a toxic chemical spill that forces a neighborhood evacuation; Malcolm deals with being grounded even in the emergency shelter; Francis suffers through a date with a geeky 12-year-old.
May 20, 2001 | 8.5
Lois is two weeks late with her period, causing her and Hal to panic and start a big fight, while trying to keep it from the boys. And while Dewey is scared that his parents may split up, Hal and Lois remember the troubles of getting their previous four sons.
|Frankie Muniz||Malcolm Wilkerson|
|Jane Kaczmarek||Lois Wilkerson|
|Bryan Cranston||Hal Wilkerson|
|Justin Berfield||Reese Wilkerson|
|Erik Per Sullivan||Dewey Wilkerson|
|Christopher Masterson||Francis Wilkerson|
|Linwood Boomer||Production ( Producer )|
|Neil Thompson||Writing ( Writer )|
|Michael Glouberman||Production ( Producer )|
|Ken Kwapis||Production ( Producer )|
|Gary Murphy||Production ( Producer )|
|Andrew Orenstein||Production ( Producer )|
|Alex Reid||Production ( Producer )|
|James Simons||Production ( Producer )|
|Neil Thompson||Production ( Producer )|
|Alan J. Higgins||Production ( Producer )|
|Todd Holland||Production ( Producer )|
|Jeff Melman||Production ( Producer )|
|Bob Stevens||Production ( Producer )|