Malcolm in the Middle

Humilithon - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: When Hal starts to fight with Lionel with the mop at the school when Hal turns his back you can see it is wet from the mop a few scenes before he hit them and then the frame before Lionel strikes Hal with the mop his shirt is dry again. (00:17:05)

Funeral - S1-E11

Continuity mistake: When we see Dewey's friend at the table eating cereal he is eating cereal and the bowl is full of milk. In the next shot the bowl is full of cereal and there is barely any milk.

Robbery - S2-E7

Other mistake: The book Reese is sawing through in the background, while Malcom is talking into the camera, is already cut in half and the saw is not sawing anything. Then they cut to Reese about 7 seconds later as he actually saws the book in half. (00:02:13)

Surgery - S2-E17

Plot hole: There is no way that Malcolm would have been able to write that message on his stomach. He gets found by the nurse and then we see him in a room getting some medicine and then he is in the operating room.

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Suggested correction: Actually before is given some type of sedation before the surgery he is wearing a different hospital gown. He would have had enough time to write the message on his stomach when he was asked to change into the blue gown.

Helmut was afraid Malcolm would run off again, so he likely changed him into the blue hospital gown after he tied him up to the bed. Malcolm could not scribble the message if his entire body was restrained. In the operating room we see he cannot move due to the injection Helmet gave him which eliminates the possibility of him writing the note here. Malcolm probably convinced the doctor who ran the blood test to have one of the surgeons secretly write the note after they prepped him in the OR.

Krelboyne Picnic - S1-E8

Continuity mistake: When Malcolm goes into the classroom and gives his teacher a hamburger she eats about half of the burger really quickly but in the next shot of the hamburger there appear to be only a few bites taken.

Living Will - S6-E12

Continuity mistake: In Season 2: Episode 15, when Francis and a group of people are volunteering at the Lucky Aid, Craig mentions to them that he might've accidentally mailed the marked inventory numbers to his mother. However, in this episode, Craig has never seen or interacted with his mother because his father told him when he was a child that she passed away.

Halloween Approximately - S2-E2

Continuity mistake: When Francis walks into the boy's room the calendar says September 2000. In the next shot it changes to October 2000. After that Reece says "No, it really is the 31st" he flips up the September page of the calendar to October. (00:06:15 - 00:07:15)

Bowling - S2-E20

Continuity mistake: In the bowling alley, the design above the pins is blue and pink pins. While in the back of the bowling alley, above the pins is a different design.

Bowling - S2-E20

Continuity mistake: In the side of the story when Lois takes the boys, Malcolm has some kiddy bumpers put in to help him bowl. In the next scene when Reese is about to tell Beth the joke, you can see the lane which Malcolm was just at but there are no bumpers in the gutters. Then later when Malcolm stands up to Lois they are back in the gutters.

Professor Lazarus

Carnival - S2-E23

Other mistake: Malcolm, Reese, Dewey and Stevie attempt to get on the Chamber of Horrors ride but are told it is closed and sent away. The next time we come back to them they are riding the ride.

Opening theme song: Yes, no, maybe, I don't know, can you repeat the question? You're not the boss of me now, You're not the boss of me now, You're not the boss of me now, and you're not so big. You're not the boss of me now, You're not the boss of me now, You're not the boss of me now, and you're not so big. Life is unfair.

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Answer: Francis is only allowed to talk on the phone at school for three minutes a day. I think the code gives him free access to talk to his girlfriend.

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