Created and executive-produced by Emmy Award-winning writer Linwood Boomer, this inventive half-hour series is seen through the eyes of MALCOLM (Frankie Muniz), a regular high school kid trying to navigate his way through life. Although Malcolm has a genius IQ, he can’t seem to make sense of the opposite sex, much less his embarrassing family.
Last Episode07x22 Graduation Aired: May. 14, 2006
Recently elected valedictorian of his graduating class, Malcolm struggles with his speech, but Lois refuses to hear his complaints and reveals …
Series Fun Facts
- The animation clips shown briefly during the opening credits are from the Japanese anime Nazca (JP).
- When Francis was given a more diminished role in Seasons 6 and 7, the show changed focus entirely. Rather than splitting episodes between a Malcolm story with Francis side story, Hal and Lois…
[show]When Francis was given a more diminished role in Seasons 6 and 7, the show changed focus entirely. Rather than splitting episodes between a Malcolm story with Francis side story, Hal and Lois instead became the primary focus of the show, with side-stories being reserved for Malcolm, Reese and Dewey. Francis no longer appeared in his own stories and instead became only an occasional recurring character.
- The family's last name was in fact revealed in the pilot as Wilkerson. It's on Francis's name tag when he calls home about his allowance.