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24th Jun '17 7:29:39 PM AHI-3000
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[[WMG: Francis is mildly schizophrenic.]]
Even early in the series, he generally acts like a pretty decent guy who just happens to be a bit of a slacker, especially when it comes to following orders. Usually when he is acting out, he's got a real "crazy conspiracy theorist hobo character" vibe, which provides distinct contrast when compared to his normal self, considering he was originally the most responsible of all four kids and ''any'' of the people with which he was associated in their hometown and was the OnlySaneMan through a lot of the Alaska episodes. It could fit with the appearance of his actions in the flashbacks to when he was a small child and drove Lois to dumping him with her mom.



[[WMG: Most of Malcolm's family is schizophrenic.]]
See above for Francis. For Dewey and Reese, they openly admitted to each other that they hear voices when nobody is around. Hal hallucinates ''all the time'' - both visual and auditory. Malcolm could go either way - one wonders if the self-narration might be to some entity he's hallucinating - either way he often acts unjustly paranoid. The severity of the symptoms vary (they all confirm to Type I/paranoid schizophrenia, though), but judging from the behavior Hal and Reese have the worst of it, while Malcolm, Dewey, and Francis have more mild symptoms. The latter three seem to have mostly moved into the third phase, while Hal and Reese remain fairly acute.


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[[WMG: Francis is mildly schizophrenic.]]
Even early in the series, he generally acts like a pretty decent guy who just happens to be a bit of a slacker, especially when it comes to following orders. Usually when he is acting out, he's got a real "crazy conspiracy theorist hobo character" vibe, which provides distinct contrast when compared to his normal self, considering he was originally the most responsible of all four kids and ''any'' of the people with which he was associated in their hometown and was the OnlySaneMan through a lot of the Alaska episodes. It could fit with the appearance of his actions in the flashbacks to when he was a small child and drove Lois to dumping him with her mom.

[[WMG: Most of Malcolm's family is schizophrenic.]]
See above for Francis. For Dewey and Reese, they openly admitted to each other that they hear voices when nobody is around. Hal hallucinates ''all the time'' - both visual and auditory. Malcolm could go either way - one wonders if the self-narration might be to some entity he's hallucinating - either way he often acts unjustly paranoid. The severity of the symptoms vary (they all confirm to Type I/paranoid schizophrenia, though), but judging from the behavior Hal and Reese have the worst of it, while Malcolm, Dewey, and Francis have more mild symptoms. The latter three seem to have mostly moved into the third phase, while Hal and Reese remain fairly acute.
16th Apr '17 9:09:42 AM nombretomado
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* He invented the world's first [[SoylentGreen cost-effective]] [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} Suicide booth]]! That's why he's constantly being punished for his intelligence!

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* He invented the world's first [[SoylentGreen [[Film/SoylentGreen cost-effective]] [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} Suicide booth]]! That's why he's constantly being punished for his intelligence!
6th Oct '16 8:33:46 PM nombretomado
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Laugh if you must at this theory's title but really think about it, nearly everything Lois says, acts, and thinks throughout the entire series is nearly similar to what nearly every African-American motherly character in the entirety of American television history (From Life With Beula an actual early 1950s SitCom starring Hattie [=McDaniel=] to EverybodyHatesChris). She does this so her sons will have a better life and not end up as criminals. However when you really start looking at Lois's behavior and thought process this get a little..wonky.

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Laugh if you must at this theory's title but really think about it, nearly everything Lois says, acts, and thinks throughout the entire series is nearly similar to what nearly every African-American motherly character in the entirety of American television history (From Life With Beula an actual early 1950s SitCom starring Hattie [=McDaniel=] to EverybodyHatesChris).Series/EverybodyHatesChris). She does this so her sons will have a better life and not end up as criminals. However when you really start looking at Lois's behavior and thought process this get a little..wonky.
4th May '15 5:54:48 PM TheUnknownUploader
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Assuming he keeps on being a NiceGuy from when he was with the Buseys. If he goes back to his ManipulativeBastard, TheChessmaster, ConMan ways, Dewey could be the most competent PresidentEvil I can think of.
4th May '15 5:49:22 PM TheUnknownUploader
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[[WMG: Dewey, Jamie, and the new baby will be {{GenerationXerox}}es of their older brothers.]]
Dewey is TheChessmaster ConMan like Francis, Jamie seems to have picked up Reese's bullying habits, and the new kid will be the OnlySaneMan.

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[[WMG: Dewey, Jamie, and the new baby will be {{GenerationXerox}}es {{Generation Xerox}}es of their older brothers.]]
Dewey is TheChessmaster ConMan like Francis, Jamie seems to have picked up Reese's bullying habits, habits and CloudCuckooLander disposition, and the new kid will be the OnlySaneMan.
2nd Apr '15 1:47:27 PM TheUnknownUploader
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[[WMG: After graduating rom Harvard, Malcolm does take the job he was offered before.]]
At that point, Lois will be too preoccupied with the new kid to remember her plan for Malcolm.

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[[WMG: After graduating rom Harvard, Malcolm does take Dewey, Jamie, and the job he was offered before.new baby will be {{GenerationXerox}}es of their older brothers.]]
At that point, Lois will be too preoccupied with Dewey is TheChessmaster ConMan like Francis, Jamie seems to have picked up Reese's bullying habits, and the new kid to remember her plan for Malcolm.will be the OnlySaneMan.
21st Mar '15 10:01:56 AM TheUnknownUploader
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[[WMG: After graduating rom Harvard, Malcolm does take the job he was offered before.]]
At that point, Lois will be too preoccupied with the new kid to remember her plan for Malcolm.
10th Mar '15 10:15:09 PM shiro17
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* Any analysis of whether Reese is gay or not needs to take into account the fact that his actor, Justin Berfield, is openly gay. A lot of the subtext could just be his actor's sexuality seeping through, or there could be subtle hints that his actor placed along the way as a joke or something.
10th Jan '15 9:53:17 PM m4rs
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[[WMG: The reason Malcolm talks to the audience isn't because he's the narrator.]]
It's because he is psychic as well as smart. The camera is shown to follow plotlines that Malcolm isn't involved in, but nobody else talks to the audience because they aren't as aware as Malcolm. Since the series started when he was still young and open-minded, Malcolm is cool with this even though he realizes it isn't normal. It also serves to explain why he's so paranoid by the end of the series, since he can tell when the cameras are on him and this inevitably means that something "interesting" is going to happen.
*Alternatively, Malcolm thinks there is a camera, but he's really just crazy.
5th Dec '14 7:35:05 PM 8088ben
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[[WMG: The boys will all eventually die from asbestos poisoning.]]
In "Experiment", it's revealed that the house has asbestos in the ceiling. That the whole family lived in those conditions for so long, without anyone noticing or at least bringing it up, is bad enough. However, ''way'' back in "Red Dress", at one point the three cause the ceiling to cave in, ''raining down dust and particles which totally cover them''.
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