History Recap / MalcolmInTheMiddle

8th Oct '17 8:38:35 PM Malady
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#"Hal's Friend": Hal's old friend from high school, Larry (played by Joel Murray[[note]]brother of Creator/BillMurray and BrianDoyleMurray; was the voice of Darryl's next-door neighbor, Carl, on the short-lived animated adaptation of ''Baby Blues''[[/note]]) comes over and ropes Hal into plotting revenge against their old boss from their first job at a pizzeria. Meanwhile, Malcolm and Stevie try to cut the umbilical cord between Dabney and [[MyBelovedSmother his overprotective mother]] by taking him to a paintball arena to test out the new paintball gun he got for his birthday.

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#"Hal's Friend": Hal's old friend from high school, Larry (played by Joel Murray[[note]]brother of Creator/BillMurray and BrianDoyleMurray; Creator/BrianDoyleMurray; was the voice of Darryl's next-door neighbor, Carl, on the short-lived animated adaptation of ''Baby Blues''[[/note]]) comes over and ropes Hal into plotting revenge against their old boss from their first job at a pizzeria. Meanwhile, Malcolm and Stevie try to cut the umbilical cord between Dabney and [[MyBelovedSmother his overprotective mother]] by taking him to a paintball arena to test out the new paintball gun he got for his birthday.



#"Baby": In this two-part episode, a heavily pregnant Lois tries to scare off her mother by using Hal's [[BlackBestFriend black best friends]], but ends up in labor -- with only Francis and his wife to help her. Meanwhile, Hal takes the boys to a bridal exposition, where their latest screw-ups land Hal in the hospital.

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#"Baby": In this two-part episode, a heavily pregnant Lois tries to scare off her mother by using Hal's [[BlackBestFriend black {{black best friends]], friend}}s, but ends up in labor -- with only Francis and his wife to help her. Meanwhile, Hal takes the boys to a bridal exposition, where their latest screw-ups land Hal in the hospital.
8th Oct '17 3:05:51 PM nombretomado
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#"Lois' Sister": Laurie Metcalf (Jackie from ''Roseanne'', Andy's mom from the ''WesternAnimation/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.

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#"Lois' Sister": Laurie Metcalf (Jackie from ''Roseanne'', Andy's mom from the ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' movies, and one of ''SaturdayNightLive'''s ''Series/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.
23rd Apr '17 4:09:29 PM nombretomado
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#"Lois' Sister": Laurie Metcalf (Jackie from ''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.

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#"Lois' Sister": Laurie Metcalf (Jackie from ''Roseanne'', Andy's mom from the ''ToyStory'' ''WesternAnimation/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.
11th Mar '17 3:59:44 PM nombretomado
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#"High School Play": Malcolm gets the lead role in a high school 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.

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#"High School Play": Malcolm gets the lead role in a high school production of ''AMidsummerNightsDream'' ''Theatre/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.
11th Jan '17 5:23:47 AM ElatedReynard
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#"New Neighbors": Malcolm's family tries to befriend a family that just moved in (in order to keep the other neighbors from warning them about Malcolm's family being a bunch of deranged savages), and the two families soon hate each other (except the father, who quickly becomes best friends with Hal). Meanwhile, Francis must deal with a drunk Commandant Spangler before an anticipated visit from Oliver North.

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#"New Neighbors": Malcolm's family tries to befriend a family that just moved in (in order to keep the other neighbors from warning them about Malcolm's family being a bunch of deranged savages), pyschos), and the two families soon hate each other (except the father, who quickly becomes best friends with Hal). Meanwhile, Francis must deal with a drunk Commandant Spangler before an anticipated visit from Oliver North.
21st Aug '16 11:40:59 AM nombretomado
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#"Future Malcolm": Malcolm befriends a surly, intellectual man (played by Jason Alexander of ''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.

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#"Future Malcolm": Malcolm befriends a surly, intellectual man (played by Jason Alexander of ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' and ''{{Duckman}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{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.
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.
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