In order to get out of dorky class, Malcolm fakes a mental breakdown and sees the therapist. Malcolm has to try and strategically figure out how far to go and how convincing he has to be. Lois cleans out the closet. Hal and Dewey play an old game that Dewey is fantastic at. Hal pushes him too hard. Reese figures out Malcolm's scheme. They get caught, but Lois and Malcolm have a real moment. Lois and Hal find out that the closet is actually another bathroom.
This episode was great! I didn't really like the Hal/Dewey plot. Malcolm is really smart! This episode gets a 9.5 out of 10!