List of the best Malcolm in the Middle episodes, ranked by TV fans like you. Make sure to also check out famous guest stars and the best Malcolm in the Middle characters. With all the amazingly hilarious episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Malcolm in the Middle episodes of all time are. Running for seven seasons, Malcolm in the Middle wasn't afraid to show the world how funny a dysfunctional family could be. Fans of Malcolm in the Middle are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the funniest episode of Malcolm in the Middle is.
Featuring your favorite characters like Dewey, Reese, Cynthia, Francis, and more, the best Malcolm in the Middle episodes contain the funniest moments from the show.
How can you not love a show that features Bryan Cranston in his wonder years? Everything from "Boys at the Ranch" to "Buseys Takes A Hostage" is included on this list. What is the best Malcolm in the Middle episode of all time? Vote below and let your opinion be known!
Original Airing: April 1, 2001
Season 2, Episode 20"Bowling" is the twentieth episode of the second season of the American comedy television series Malcolm in the Middle and the show's 36th episode overall. The episode originally aired ...more
Original Airing: May 21, 2000
Season 1, Episode 16When the family goes to a water park for a day, Dewey is left home with an elderly, stern babysitter. Francis plays pool with Spangler and loses.
Original Airing: March 19, 2006
Season 7, Episode 16When four popular high school girls play an evil prank on Reese by pretending he has a secret admirer and then dropping a pig off at his front door, Lois comes to his rescue. She plots her ...more
Original Airing: February 9, 2003
Season 4, Episode 10After being rattled by a battle among the boys, a pregnant Lois ponders the consequences of raising another brawling kid. So she fantasizes that her unruly sons have morphed into well-behaved ...more
Original Airing: February 13, 2005
Season 6, Episode 10When Lois catches the boys vandalizing a trashy billboard for a strip club, Malcolm alters the vandalism into a women's rights protest, which sparks a colossal media circus. In no time, ...more
Original Airing: January 16, 2000
Season 1, Episode 2A battle of wits and wills ensues between the boys and their angry mom, who wants to find out who ruined her expensive new red dress -- found partially burned and soaking in the toilet. It's Hal ...more
Original Airing: February 10, 2002
Season 3, Episode 13Highway horror: Reese gets a learner's permit, which he promptly proceeds to abuse by commandeering a driving-school vehicle.
Original Airing: Nov 17 2002
Season 4, Episode 3Christopher Lloyd adds to his gallery of eccentric characters, playing Hal's quirky, cranky and very wealthy father, Walter, in this rollicking episode. The occasion is a birthday celebration ...more
Original Airing: November 5, 2000
Season 2, Episode 1Hal, Loi, Malcolm and Reese are trapped in a horrendous traffic jam. Francis enters himself in a bet that recalls the egg-eating wager in "Cool Hand Luke." Malcolm becomes smitten over ...more
Original Airing: March 4, 2001
Season 2, Episode 18A cooking class energizes Reese; a planned party irks Malcolm, whose brutal honesty hurts the hostess, Krelboyne Cynthia.
Original Airing: November 12, 2000
Season 2, Episode 3Crummy gifts rile birthday gal Lois, who suddenly splits from home, leaving confusion, anxiety and desperation in her wake.
Original Airing: November 19, 2000
Season 2, Episode 5A family weekend vacation to a casino turns into an ordeal in the desert for Hal, Reese and Malcolm, who wander onto an artillery range. Francis sneaks home, but has no one to play with.
Original Airing: December 17, 2000
Season 2, Episode 10Reese is suddenly the school hero when he joins the wrestling team, but after he gets thrashed by a girl wrestler, he misses that feeling of pride. He decides to give up being the school bully ...more
Original Airing: January 5, 2003
Season 4, Episode 7After joining the basketball team at school, Malcolm soon finds himself under the coach's skin due to his constant complaining, which eventually gets him kicked off the team. Determined to put ...more
Original Airing: November 15, 2000
Season 2, Episode 4Shenanigans abound at the fancy spot where the family's dining with the Kenarbans, and at Francis' school, where rowdy teenage girls are partying.
Original Airing: November 18, 2005
Season 7, Episode 7Francis decides to surprise the family by coming home, and the power goes out in the house. Meanwhile, it's Lois who's in the dark when Hal decides to cancel their anniversary dinner in favor of ...more
Original Airing: May 13, 2001
Season 2, Episode 24Malcolm's family and scores of others are forced to relocate to a school gym because of a toxic-chemical spill caused by a derailed train. Seems it ran over an old couch that fell off Hal's car ...more
Original Airing: April 29, 2001
Season 2, Episode 22Lois (Jane Kaczmarek) forbids the boys to ride a motorbike they found, but Reese (Justin Berfield) disobeys and breaks a leg.
Original Airing: April 9, 2000
Season 1, Episode 11The family gets ready to attend a relative's funeral, which affects Malcolm's plans to spend time with Julie. Upset that everyone doesn't want to go and that no one pulls their own weight around ...more
Original Airing: Dec 02 2001
Original Airing: December 1, 2002
Season 4, Episode 5Brotherly love is lost on Malcolm and Reese, now out to sabotage his sibling's birthday in devilish strikes met with crafty counterattacks.
Original Airing: January 14, 2001
Season 2, Episode 12There's a new girl in the Krelboyne class. Malcolm learns that his dull pencils were part of an elaborate yet unknown hazing. Cynthia is a fresh recruit from New York, and she earns Malcolm's ...more
Original Airing: January 23, 2000
Season 1, Episode 3Lois and Hal are spending the weekend at a family wedding, leaving Francis -- home for a visit -- in charge. When Malcolm overhears them discussing whether Francis has spent long enough at the ...more
Original Airing: May 14, 2006
Season 7, Episode 22Malcolm struggles with his speech when he's elected valedictorian of his graduating class at school. However, Lois refuses to listen to any of his complaints and reveals that she wants him to ...more
Original Airing: February 6, 2000
Season 1, Episode 4Parallel stories pit Malcolm against Kevin, a bullying, obnoxious new kid who goads Malcolm into beating him up; and Francis vies with his intimidating military-school commandant, who's ...more