Malcolm has the chance of a highly lucrative career in computer software, but the offer is blocked by his parents, who have higher goals in mind for him - as the first US President to actually understand the plight of the underdog. Fate also has a big surprise turn in store for Lois and Hal. Written by
Did You Know?
In the pilot there is a shot of Malcolm sitting alone at lunch with the other kids at school keeping a 6 foot radius distance from him. This shot is referenced twice during Malcolm's valedictorian speech. See more
Hal hoses Jamie down as Jamie is suspended on a chain. In one shot Jamie rotates to his left. Change camera, he rotates to his right. See more
[the school Janitor gives Reese instructions for his new job as Assistant Janitor
Yeah. Why would you ever go home? This job is better than I could ever imagine! A cool uniform. The power to cordon off wet floors. You're not just some creepy loner hanging around the school. You're the *janitor*.
Don't get too excited, kid. You'll be gone after 30 days.
Oh, no. I'm really committed to this. I'll be...
No, no, no, you don't understand. This is a union gig. Once you get ...
Better Days (And the Bottom Drops Out)
Written by Dave Cooley and Matt Sims
Performed by Citizen King See more