Malcolm In The Middle wouldn't be the same without the mischievous middle child "Malcolm". Most of the damages to his house are of his doing, especially the broken windows. A lot has changed since the family was last seen on TV.
Erik per Sullivan ("Dewey") was mistakenly declared dead several years ago. After not attending the 2012 Malcolm In The Middle reunion, rumors spread about the beloved childhood actor dying in car crash. These allegations were later proven false. After the hit show, Sullivan decided to concentrate on getting an education, but he is currently doing is unknown to the public.
In the series, "Reese" is older than "Malcolm", but in real life it's the other way around. Frankie Muniz is actually 3 months older than his counterpart Justin Berfield. You could never tell the difference!
After getting a glimpse of "Francis'" name tag in one of the episodes, we figured out that "Malcolm's" family name is actually "Wilkerson".For reasons unknown, the producers decided never to mention the name again.
In a particularly funny episode, "Dewey" lets his pet hamster out of its cage. His hamster became a running gag on the show. If you look closely, in some of the episodes you can see a hamster ball rolling across the floor. Let´s just hope that "Dewey´s" hamster was kept in good hands!
"Hal", the father of "Malcolm", once revealed, who he named his fictional son. "Malcolm" was named after one of his his favorite professional motorcyclists "Neck", alias Rusty Malcolm.
The popular TV show Malcolm In The Middle wasn't filmed in front of a live audience. This means, unlike other sitcoms at the time, their was no audience to laugh at the jokes made in the show. This was definitely a game changer at the time.
On the show Malcolm In The Middle, "Louis´s" five children were all delivered by C-Section. This is particularly funny because Jane Kaczmarek, the actor playing the role of "Louis'" had no problems delivering her three children naturally in real life.
"Otto Mannkusser" is "Francis'" Boss. Real Fans of Malcolm In The Middle know him and his wife as a crazy German couple.
According to the "TV Guide", Justin Berfield's character "Reese" is ranked number 9 on "The Top 10 TV kids". What an honor!
The hit TV series Malcolm In The Middle begins and ends with the same song. The song "Better Days" by Citizen King is played on the very first episode as well as the final episode of the hit sitcom.
Throughout the series, "Malcolm's" family adopt a fifth son called "Jamie". Many babies played the role of the fifth adopted son during the series' life cycle.
Frankie Muniz already had several encounters with the police in the meantime. His deliquencies though are rather minor and are just listening to music at a too loud volume whilst driving.
What does supermodel Heidi Klum have to do with Malcolm In The Middle you may wonder. The Project Runway star had the honor of guest-starring in the famous sitcom. Heidi Klum appeared in the eleventh season of the show as a hockey player with particularly bad teeth.
Like you would expect, leading actor Frankie Muniz appears in every single episode of Malcolm In The Middle. "Reese", "Dewey" and even "Hal" on the other hand, only appear in 151 episodes altogether.