History Recap / MalcolmInTheMiddle

17th Jun '16 4:56:33 PM nombretomado
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#"Hal Grieves": In this, the only episode directed by Christopher Kennedy Masterson (the actor who plays Francis on the show[[note]]and is the brother of Danny Masterson, who plays Hyde, on ''That70sShow''[[/note]]), Hal's father dies, but rather than grieve over his death, he smothers the boys with affection and becomes a fun parent so that way, they'll miss him when he's gone. Meanwhile, Abe (Hal's BlackBestFriend) tries to get Creator/LeonardNimoy to appear and cheer up Hal, but settles for Creator/GeorgeTakei.

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#"Hal Grieves": In this, the only episode directed by Christopher Kennedy Masterson (the actor who plays Francis on the show[[note]]and is the brother of Danny Masterson, who plays Hyde, on ''That70sShow''[[/note]]), ''Series/That70sShow''[[/note]]), Hal's father dies, but rather than grieve over his death, he smothers the boys with affection and becomes a fun parent so that way, they'll miss him when he's gone. Meanwhile, Abe (Hal's BlackBestFriend) tries to get Creator/LeonardNimoy to appear and cheer up Hal, but settles for Creator/GeorgeTakei.
17th Jun '16 4:54:08 PM nombretomado
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#"Dirty Magazine": Creator/KurtwoodSmith (Red Forman from ''That70sShow'') and Lori Beth Denberg[[note]]credited as "L.B. Denberg"[[/note]] (from the original cast of ''Series/AllThat'') guest star on this episode that has Malcolm's principal put a moratorium on all extracurricular activities after the school literary magazine publishes a story that contains vulgar language and sexual content.

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#"Dirty Magazine": Creator/KurtwoodSmith (Red Forman from ''That70sShow'') ''Series/That70sShow'') and Lori Beth Denberg[[note]]credited as "L.B. Denberg"[[/note]] (from the original cast of ''Series/AllThat'') guest star on this episode that has Malcolm's principal put a moratorium on all extracurricular activities after the school literary magazine publishes a story that contains vulgar language and sexual content.
30th May '16 6:33:42 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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#"Future Malcolm": Malcolm befriends a surly, intellectual man (played by Jason Alexander of ''{{Seinfeld}}'' and ''{{Duckman}}'' fame) who may or may not be Malcolm's future self. Meanwhile, Piama gets a job as a nude model for an art class, and Francis joins in on it for the money.

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#"Future Malcolm": Malcolm befriends a surly, intellectual man (played by Jason Alexander of ''{{Seinfeld}}'' ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' and ''{{Duckman}}'' fame) who may or may not be Malcolm's future self. Meanwhile, Piama gets a job as a nude model for an art class, and Francis joins in on it for the money.
18th May '16 2:01:55 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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#"Old Mrs. Old": Malcolm must help an old woman (Florence Stanley; an American film, stage, and TV actress best known for her work on ''My Two Dads'', ''NightCourt'', and ''Dinosaurs''[[note]]she was the voice of Fran's mother, Ethyl, who rides around in a wheelchair and insults her son-in-law Earl[[/note]]) in the neighborhood with whatever she wants of him because he broke her arm. Meanwhile, Dewey uses Lois' purse as a schoolbag, and Francis fears for his hoodlum friend, Richie's, life after he is sent to military school and becomes Commandant Spangler's best friend.

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#"Old Mrs. Old": Malcolm must help an old woman (Florence Stanley; an American film, stage, and TV actress best known for her work on ''My Two Dads'', ''NightCourt'', ''Series/NightCourt'', and ''Dinosaurs''[[note]]she was the voice of Fran's mother, Ethyl, who rides around in a wheelchair and insults her son-in-law Earl[[/note]]) in the neighborhood with whatever she wants of him because he broke her arm. Meanwhile, Dewey uses Lois' purse as a schoolbag, and Francis fears for his hoodlum friend, Richie's, life after he is sent to military school and becomes Commandant Spangler's best friend.
15th May '16 10:48:06 PM ParkedCarAnne
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A list of episode titles and summaries for the FOX sitcom, ''Malcolm in the Middle''

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A list of episode titles and summaries for the FOX sitcom, ''Malcolm in the Middle''Middle'', an early 2000s filmed FOX sitcom about the awkward and, at times, bleak misadventures of a kid genius named Malcolm, who has a perpetually stressed-out, highly sadistic mom named Lois, a bumbling, hapless father named Hal, a delinquent older brother named Francis who was sent to military school, a bully middle brother named Reese, a fellow genius brother named Dewey, and a younger brother named Jamie.



#"Kicked Out": A combination of Malcolm's disgust at the house falling apart around them, and Hal's fear-induced "zero tolerance" attempts at maintaining peace and order in the family, results in Malcolm being kicked out of the house. Meanwhile, Francis contends with Otto's nephew's piano playing, and Reese attaches a fire hose to his back for more speed on his bike.

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#"Kicked Out": A combination of Malcolm's disgust at over the house falling apart around them, and Hal's fear-induced "zero tolerance" attempts at maintaining peace and order in the family, results in Malcolm being kicked out of the house. Meanwhile, Francis contends with Otto's nephew's piano playing, and Reese attaches a fire hose to his back for more speed on his bike.



#"Clip Show II": In the second clip show (and the only one where none of the kid actors appear, except for in flashbacks), Hal and Lois think back to all the hell their sons have caused while penning their last will and testament.

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#"Clip Show II": In the second clip show (and the only one where none of the kid actors appear, except for in flashbacks), Hal and Lois think back to all the hell their sons have caused while penning their last will and testament.



#"Ida's Boyfriend": Ida begins dating a Chinese man, which intensely confuses the family and makes them suspect that she has an ulterior motive. Meanwhile, Malcolm tries to hide a tongue piercing, and Dewey pretends that Reese doesn't exist.

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#"Ida's Boyfriend": Ida begins dating a Chinese man, man she met on a cruise, which intensely confuses the family and makes them suspect that she has an ulterior motive. Meanwhile, Malcolm tries to hide a tongue piercing, and Dewey pretends that Reese doesn't exist.



#"Lois' Sister": Laurie Metcalf (Jackie from ''Roseanne'') guest stars as Lois' sister who showers the family with gifts after learning that she needs a kidney transplant. Meanwhile, Francis acts as a Girl Scout troop leader, only to learn that Girl Scouts are evil.

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#"Lois' Sister": Laurie Metcalf (Jackie from ''Roseanne'') ''Roseanne'', Andy's mom from the ''ToyStory'' movies, and one of ''SaturdayNightLive'''s most short-lived cast members[[note]]she was only on for one episode in a Weekend Update segment where she asked people on the street if they'd take a bullet for Ronald Reagan. Emily Prager, however, has Metcalf beat, as Prager only appeared in the dress rehearsal version of the episode Metcalf was on, making Emily Prager the only ''SNL'' cast member who was credited as a cast member, but never appeared on-camera[[/note]]) guest stars as Lois' sister who showers the family with gifts after learning that she needs a kidney transplant. Meanwhile, Francis acts as a Girl Scout troop leader, only to learn that Girl Scouts are evil.
28th Nov '15 8:33:17 PM nombretomado
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#"Secret Boyfriend": Malcolm begins dating a secretly brainy girl who has to hide her intellectualism in order to keep her popularity. Meanwhile, Hal argues with a mini-golf manager (played by Harold Sylvester[[note]]Al Bundy's black friend, Griff, on ''MarriedWithChildren''[[/note]]) over denying Dewey a free game.
#"Blackout": Similar to the season 12 ''Simpsons'' episode "Trilogy of Errors," viewers get to see, from three different prespectives, the aftermath of a power outage at Malcolm's house during Hal and Lois' wedding anniversary.
#"Army Buddy": Larisa Oleynik (from ''TheSecretWorldOfAlexMack'') guest stars as Reese's old friend from the Army, who returns to tell him that she has feelings for someone close to her.

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#"Secret Boyfriend": Malcolm begins dating a secretly brainy girl who has to hide her intellectualism in order to keep her popularity. Meanwhile, Hal argues with a mini-golf manager (played by Harold Sylvester[[note]]Al Bundy's black friend, Griff, on ''MarriedWithChildren''[[/note]]) ''Series/MarriedWithChildren''[[/note]]) over denying Dewey a free game.
#"Blackout": Similar to the season 12 ''Simpsons'' episode "Trilogy of Errors," viewers get to see, from three different prespectives, perspectives, the aftermath of a power outage at Malcolm's house during Hal and Lois' wedding anniversary.
#"Army Buddy": Larisa Oleynik (from ''TheSecretWorldOfAlexMack'') ''Series/TheSecretWorldOfAlexMack'') guest stars as Reese's old friend from the Army, who returns to tell him that she has feelings for someone close to her.
30th Dec '14 10:10:21 AM nombretomado
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#"Stereo Store": In the first episode directed by Bryan Cranston, Hal gets a job at a stereo store, where he feels left out because of the teenage coworkers. Meanwhile, a freaky girl named Jessica (played by HaydenPanettiere) is hired to babysit the boys.

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#"Stereo Store": In the first episode directed by Bryan Cranston, Hal gets a job at a stereo store, where he feels left out because of the teenage coworkers. Meanwhile, a freaky girl named Jessica (played by HaydenPanettiere) Creator/HaydenPanettiere) is hired to babysit the boys.
24th Nov '14 5:57:31 PM 8088ben
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#"High School Play": Malcolm gets a role in a high school play and starts blowing off his friends to spend more time with his new high school friends. Meanwhile, Hal and Dewey create a LEGO city.

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#"High School Play": Malcolm gets a the lead role in a high school play production of ''AMidsummerNightsDream'' and starts blowing off his friends to spend more time with his new high school friends. Meanwhile, Hal and Dewey create a LEGO city.
24th Nov '14 5:54:08 PM 8088ben
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#"Sleepover": Malcolm helps his handicapped friend, Steve, have a real boys' night out during a sleepover. Meanwhile, Lois challenges Reese to give Dewey a bath in order to prove that he's old enough to stay up and watch a ''Film/Child'sPlay'' movie, and Francis gets hazed by a secret society at the military school, and proves to be no match for the mental and emotional torture he suffered from living with Lois.

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#"Sleepover": Malcolm helps his handicapped friend, Steve, have a real boys' night out during a sleepover. Meanwhile, Lois challenges Reese to give Dewey a bath in order to prove that he's old enough to stay up and watch a ''Film/Child'sPlay'' ''Film/ChildsPlay'' movie, and Francis gets hazed by a secret society at the military school, and proves to be no match for the mental and emotional torture he suffered from living with Lois.
24th Nov '14 5:53:56 PM 8088ben
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#"Sleepover": Malcolm helps his handicapped friend, Steve, have a real boys' night out during a sleepover. Meanwhile, Lois challenges Reese to give Dewey a bath in order to prove that he's old enough to stay up and watch a ''Film/ChildsPlay'' movie, and Francis gets hazed by a secret society at the military school, and proves to be no match for the mental and emotional torture he suffered from living with Lois.

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#"Sleepover": Malcolm helps his handicapped friend, Steve, have a real boys' night out during a sleepover. Meanwhile, Lois challenges Reese to give Dewey a bath in order to prove that he's old enough to stay up and watch a ''Film/ChildsPlay'' ''Film/Child'sPlay'' movie, and Francis gets hazed by a secret society at the military school, and proves to be no match for the mental and emotional torture he suffered from living with Lois.
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