Being his dad's right-hand man, Malcolm sees a perfect opportunity to add some excitement to the community, but is soon appalled when he learns that Hal's agenda is a little bit different Ex: giving people tickets for not hugging their children. Reese and Hal secretly watch scary movies while Lois is not around, but it ends up revealing some unexpected secrets about both Reese and Hal. Without Lois around, Grandma Ida makes Reese get married to Ida's helper, Raduca , but only if he defeats Malcolm in three challenges. When Malcolm overhears them discussing whether Francis has spent long enough at the military academy, he enlists his brothers in a scheme to get Francis home by preventing any of the usual disasters. Meanwhile, Francis finally reaches his destination in Alaska only to learn that his new job isn't the easy money-making opportunity he thought, but rather a living hell. After Cutler is taken to the hospital and the newspapers trumpet the story, the Grotto's business begins to boom again, largely because every Restaurant, Hotel and Art Gallery in the state despised Cutler and are happy to see that he got what he deserved.
Its purpose is to inform all parties interested in content use regarding Fair Use and Copyright issues. However, remorse sets in when the boys realized that Lois had gotten them the presents they wanted and they were the ones responsible for ruining their own Christmas by stressing her out. In Alaska, Francis comes face-to-face with his former, albeit drunk commandant, Edwin Spangler, who blames him for not only losing his job at Marlin Academy, but also his desertion. In the deliberation room, a dismayed Lois finds that her fellow jury members just want to declare the defendant guilty and go home. But dad Hal is her complete opposite. Malcolm feels guilty and tries to clear his conscience by signing up for a charity run, but fails when he trips on his untied shoe at the beginning of the run. However, Lois snaps Hal out of it when she reminds him that he made a good decision once by marrying her instead of Susan, leading Hal to uncover a third option, saving the man's life.
When he finally catches it, it bursts and he chases a paper bag. However, Stevie breaks both his arms in an accident. Meanwhile, Francis finds himself assigned to breeding cows, the most disgusting job at the ranch. When he starts, he is angered by all the silly twists and spins they are doing. Dewey was unable to go because of an ear infection and is left with a strict elderly babysitter. Reese tries to avoid going to a dance with Alison because he does not want to spend money on a tux, but Lois forces him to keep his promise and Alison dumps him at the end. The series received critical acclaim and won a Peabody Award, seven Emmy Awards, one Grammy Award, and was nominated for seven Golden Globes.
Should Dewey refuse to follow his rules, Reese will. After Lois and the other kids are scared away, Leland gives Malcolm immunity, causing him to admit his admiration for Leland in the way he dealt with Lois that reminded him of his older brother, Francis. He pays her back for being petty by hiding stashes of musical Christmas card playing Jingle Bells inside her apartment and leaves, which causes Ida to go insane looking for those cards. Malcolm often has a hard time coping with his family life, but he has more troubles to contend with when he starts receiving special treatment at school after being diagnosed as an intellectually advanced genius. However, the father quickly becomes best friends with Hal and they must keep their friendship a secret from their wives.
Francis and Piama's road trip across America results in them meeting a German couple named Otto and Gretchen who offer Francis a job at their. Hal and Dewey create a city. Suspicious about this generosity, Lois and Hal take the engine out of the car and lock the cotton-candy machine in the garage. While Spangler is busy spending a romantic evening with a woman, the academy is free for the cadets, and so Francis invites a group of local girls to a party at Marlin Academy, which they promptly destroy. At the play, the constant exposure to the high-school gossip causes Malcolm to forget his lines and allowing the Krelboynes to get their revenge on him for it.
Dewey is injured climbing a tree, so Hal cuts it down, angering the neighbors because they can see their house now, but then, Hal misses the tree, so he plants another one. Meanwhile, Reese sets Malcolm and Stevie up with two popular girls and , telling them that Stevie is terminally ill; Malcolm discovers that one of the girls has a handgun and tries to hide it from her, with unintentional results. Everyone is shocked to find that Francis is a lot different from who they remember. Meanwhile, Dewey enters a piano contest and is angry when no one notices. Feeling guilty for lying and his carnivorous compulsions, he sets free all the cows at the meat plant.
Higgins January 7, 2001 2001-01-07 06-00-213 17. He also mentions that when Hal is imprisoned, Malcolm will be emancipated, while Francis and Piama can gain custody of Dewey and Jamie. When they overhear the other contestants remarking that Lois doesn't have a chance of winning, they plot to help their mother take the county crown. Despite desperate attempts to get out of it Malcolm is eventually forced to take the stage where he stuns the audience with his maths abilities, remembering two random credit card numbers after only seeing them for a second and rattling off increasingly complicated sums. Soon, Hal and Lois finds his stash of money. After finding out about the grenade, Hal quickly turns the situation against Victor and Ida, casting an ultimatum; if they don't compensate for the destroyed fridge due to Victor's actions, he will call the police and have them arrested for child endangerment. Eventually, Lois lies to the press that Dewey has a serious medical condition, forcing the police make them come down.
When Dewey gets the chance to leave the Buseys, he decides he can't abandon his new friends, so he acts disturbed to keep his place there. However, Francis betrays them both by taking a girl to a wrestling match since she loves wrestling; this infuriates Reese and Malcolm. Malcolm helps Stevie write an acceptance speech for his award, but then gets into a feud over their mothers. After Reese intentionally destroys it, she reprimands him and reminds Reese that they desperately need the money for the renovations. Meanwhile, Francis teaches assertiveness to a runt pig, resulting in a huge chaos. It is there that Lois' problems with Francis are finally revealed and how her inability to admit when she is wrong lead to a lot of the problems the family has been dealing with. To get back at Herkabe, he gets into his office to reveal the other students' dirty secrets also his own as payback to Reese , causing everybody to distance themselves in shame and for him to get suspended.