Lois starts finding herself compelled to steal things from stores, getting an almost sexual rush from breaking the law. She eventually gets caught, however, and is sent to prison. Unable to cope without her, the family decides to break her out of jail. On the run from the law, they try to make a new life for themselves while hiding out in Asiantown. Written by
Jean-Marc Rocher <email@example.com>
Did You Know?
The title is based on the 1962 song "Breaking Up is Hard to Do" by Neil Sedaka
that hit number 1 on the Billboard Top 100 on August 11, 1962 and was re-recorded by Neil Sedaka and hit the number 8 on the Adult Contemporary Chart in January 1976. See more
When Peter smuggles Lois out of prison, she's suddenly in her street clothes again. See more
[Joe is hanging from a ledge and Lois is trying to pull him back up
Joe, you're too heavy. I can't hang on!
Pretend I'm your child, Lois!
[Lois starts to loosen her grip
NOT MEG! NOT MEG!
The family hides out in Asiantown and this episode features an Eastern-sounding version of the end credits. See more
References Malcolm in the Middle
Take on Me
Performed by A-Ha
Written by 'Morten Harket' See more