Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006)
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Academic Octathalon 

Malcolm competes in an academic octathlon but hates the intensity of the other competitors; Hal fights to regain Dewey's love; Reese tries to get out of going to a formal dance; Francis and... See full summary »

Director:

Todd Holland

Writers:

Linwood Boomer (created by), Rob Hanning

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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jane Kaczmarek ... Lois
Bryan Cranston ... Hal
Christopher Masterson ... Francis (as Christopher Kennedy Masterson)
Justin Berfield ... Reese
Erik Per Sullivan ... Dewey
Frankie Muniz ... Malcolm
Craig Lamar Traylor ... Stevie Kenarban
Chris Eigeman ... Lionel Herkabe
Kenneth Mars ... Otto Mannkusser
Emy Coligado ... Piama Tananahaakna
Meagen Fay ... Gretchen Mannkusser
Evan Matthew Cohen Evan Matthew Cohen ... Lloyd
Kyle Sullivan ... Dabney Hooper
Victor Z. Isaac ... Kevin
Brittany Renee Finamore ... Alison
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Storyline

Malcolm competes in an academic octathlon but hates the intensity of the other competitors; Hal fights to regain Dewey's love; Reese tries to get out of going to a formal dance; Francis and Piama's argument over chores proves highly contagious to other couples. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Rubinger's translated joke is "We feed them their own bowels and make more demands". See more »

Goofs

Francis (through Otto) triggers a series of arguments between couples at the dude ranch yet somehow the 'virus' seems to have infected a couple at the hotel where the academic octathalon is held. When Malcolm sneaks into Mr. Baffert's room, a couple argue as they walk past the boys. See more »

Quotes

Lois: Look, Reese. Some people are born book-smart. Others are born crafty and street-smart. You, I'm afraid, are neither.
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Soundtracks

Love Will Keep Us Together
(uncredited)
Written by Howard Greenfield and Neil Sedaka
Performed by Captain & Tennille
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 April 2003 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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