Lois is two weeks late with her period, causing her and Hal to panic and start a big fight, while trying to keep it from the boys. And while Dewey is scared that his parents may split up, Hal and Lois remember the troubles of getting their previous four sons. Written by
Did You Know?
When watching the entire series in a strict character back story chronology, this episode can be watched before the Pilot to see how Hal and Lois got together and ended up with 4 sons. See more
In the flashback prior to Malcolm's birth, toddler Reese is 2 years old and has blue eyes. But Reese is supposed to be a little more than 1 year old than Malcolm and has brown eyes. See more
[Hal is trying to educate two-year-old Reese
[singing to the tune of 1812 overture
Art / Mona Lisa was by Da Vinci / Science / The Radio was made by Marconi / Math / 9 is the product of 3 times 3 / Natural Science / Darwin once said we all come from monkeys / But *not* literally.
[nine months pregnant with Malcolm
Someone's benefiting from that, and it's not Reese.
[close-up of Lois' enlarged chest
He's two years old and still calls you "phone".
Phone go bye-bye.
Been Here Once Before (uncredited)
Performed by Eagle-Eye Cherry
Played during the ending scenes See more