Malcolm in the Middle

FOX (ended 2006)



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Created and executive-produced by Emmy Award-winning writer Linwood Boomer, this inventive half-hour series is seen through the eyes of MALCOLM (Frankie Muniz), a regular high school kid trying to navigate his way through life despite the various obstacles thrown in his way – a complete misunderstanding of girls, the constant burden of masterminding plans to get himself and his brothers into or out of trouble, and a miserable job at the Lucky Aide… not to mention a severe case of teen angst. Although Malcolm has a genius IQ, he can't seem to make sense of the opposite sex, much less his embarrassing family. Lois (Jane Kaczmarek) is the outspoken, opinionated mom, who still manages to rule the roost even though her boys are growing wise to her crafty ways. Hal (Bryan Cranston), a dad who is just a bumbling, big kid at heart, often finds himself creating more chaos than his five boys combined. Reese (Justin Berfield) has mastered the art of a perfect blank stare, and makes up for his lack of intelligence with deviance. Francis (Christopher Masterson), Malcolm's oldest and favorite brother, is willing to move from Alabama to Alaska to New Mexico – as long as its keeps him from moving back home. Dewey (Erik Per Sullivan), no longer the youngest, has learned his tricks from the best and often pulls the wool right over his brothers' eyes. And then there's Jamie, the newest member … and family scapegoat. Timeslot History on Fox and Global January 2000 - July 2002 .... Sundays, 8:30pm August 2002 - October 2004 .... Sundays, 9:00pm November 2004 - August 2005 .... Sundays, 7:30pm September 2005 - January 2006 ... Fridays, 8:30pm January 2006 - Present .... Sundays, 7:00pmmoreless
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    Fan Reviews (287)

    • Very entertaining (Recommended series)

      I'm watching this series on PutLocker, and affirm that is one of the best sitcoms and entertaining I've seen in my life (#1). I recommend to people who like comedy

      I've been watching the show on Netflix for some time now. I love the way the characters are portrayed. Usually in shows today they would screw the whole thing up. I didn't think Lois was gonna be likeable at all. Surprisingly she is very likeable despite being a psycho control freak. Hal is a funny dad, and the writers don't screw up his character. Any of the characters who make terribly wrong moves either feel some remorse. Or they get punished nice and hard for it. I wish shows would follow suit on this type of writing.moreless
    • I Love it


      I love this show and I wish they never stop
    • One of the most OUTSTANDING sitcoms ever made

      This show is funny and I for one admire it. Like "Moesha", I really thought this show was made from Nickelodeon. Frankie Muniz and Bryan Cranston are famous for this show, and if I was a host, I would reward these two for best TV roles. This show only took about 158 episodes, 7 seasons, and 6 years on run. This show is both awesome and funny.
    • Awsome show

      This defunct Family must be one of tvs most awsome families, Dewey is great, Malcolm the same, all of the actors are awsome. No Wonder it made it to DVD years later. Can watch it again and again.
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    More Info About This Show




    bad parenting, pressures of high school, siblings, single camera sitcom, teen angst