Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006)
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Dirty Magazine 

When Malcolm becomes editor of the high school literary magazine, the principal instructs him to censor a well-written story; Lois encourages Hal to flirt with a new supervisor so he can ... See full summary »

Director:

Bryan Cranston

Writers:

Linwood Boomer (created by), Eric Kaplan

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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
Kenneth Mars ... Otto Mannkusser
Hallie Todd ... Miss Shaw
Meagen Fay ... Gretchen Mannkusser
Lori Beth Denberg ... Ronnie (as L.B. Denberg)
Nikki Crawford ... Nell
Michael Monks ... Grossman
Kurtwood Smith ... Principal Block
Nicole Mansour ... Hope
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Storyline

When Malcolm becomes editor of the high school literary magazine, the principal instructs him to censor a well-written story; Lois encourages Hal to flirt with a new supervisor so he can keep his job; Francis teaches Otto how to waltz; and Reese pulls a prank on Dewey. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 January 2004 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The school magazine is named "the crystal ship" which is a reference to one of the founders of the ACLU and a leading feminist of her day, Crystal Catherine Eastman. See more »

Goofs

The gap between Hal's & Reeses's chair at the dinner table changes according to camera angle. See more »

Quotes

Lois: [Malcolm is in trouble after he chooses to publish an expletive-laced story in his school's literary magazine] What's her name?
Malcolm: Who?
Lois: The girl you're trying to impress. Hope she's cute.
Malcolm: [exasperated] This isn't about a girl!
Reese: A girl wrote the dirty story.
Hal: Oh, son, you want to be careful. A girl who writes dirty stories sounds a little advanced for you.
Malcolm: That's not what this is about! Ronnie's a lesbian.
Lois: Well, maybe she wouldn't be a lesbian if you tucked in your shirt once in a while.
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Connections

References The Great Race (1965) See more »

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