Malcolm in the Middle

Malcolm in the Middle (2000)

23 mistakes in season 2 - chronological order

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Traffic Jam (2) - S2-E1

Audio problem: Near the end when the family have got back in the car Malcolm says something like "who would have thought a traffic jam could be so cool, we should do this again". Near the end of the sentence we can see Malcolm's mouth and it isn't moving.

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)

Halloween Approximately - S2-E2

Other mistake: In the scene where boys are loading eggs into their slingshots, one of the eggs misses and falls on the roof, but doesn't break. A real egg would have broken.

Dinner Out - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: When Lois and Kitty Kenarban (Stevie's mom) are at the table in the restaurant, while Hal and Abe sit at the bar, things on the table change position or disappear and reappear between shots. Same thing happens at Malcolm's table with Reese and Stevie.

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Dinner Out - S2-E4

Visible crew/equipment: Towards the end when Stevie punches Reese for the first time, his wheelchair swings back and a crew member holds and steadies it.

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Casino - S2-E5

Other mistake: At the beginning of the episode when they are driving in the car, the door is opened to make room for the camera outside but the opening is visible in shot. (01:49:00)

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Casino - S2-E5

Visible crew/equipment: Towards the end, right after they watch the house blow up, you can see a hand holding a black object popping up from the right side of the screen. This happens right before Malcolm says, "Pretty sure".

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)

Traffic Ticket - S2-E16

Audio problem: When Craig reveals Lois is innocent, his lip movements do not match the audio as he says: "Lois was right all along." (00:21:00)

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.

Reese Cooks - S2-E18

Visible crew/equipment: When Eric comes in to check on Francis, some crew members can be seen on the far left side of the screen. (00:13:45)

Reese Cooks - S2-E18

Audio problem: When the girl Krelboyne is talking loudly, you can see her mouth barely matches anything she's saying.

Reese Cooks - S2-E18

Continuity mistake: During one of Reese's cooking classes, Hal puts some bread into a toaster. It then cuts to a shot of Reese. When it cuts back to Hal, the toast that pops out of the toaster isn't the same shape as the bread he put in.

Bowling - S2-E20

Continuity mistake: When they are bowling, Malcolm decides to walk up the alley to make a strike. The shot behind him shows him walking into the lane. When the shot switches to the front, he's walking over the line again.

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Bowling - S2-E20

Factual error: It would be impossible for Malcolm to fall on the pins because the pinsetter is above them.

Bowling - S2-E20

Visible crew/equipment: After Malcolm gets caught by the pin setter and falls on the pins, when Hal throws his last ball to bowl a 300 game, the camera zooms out and you can see the other cameraman and the dolly on the right side of the screen.

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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.

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Malcolm vs. Reese - S2-E21

Visible crew/equipment: When Reese throws the sheet off the bed a hand can be seen in the bottom right corner. (00:12:40)

Malcolm vs. Reese - S2-E21

Continuity mistake: When Francis gets pulled over, his window is open and closed between shots.

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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Trivia: Even though he plays Reese's younger brother, Frankie Muniz is actually about three months older than Justin Berfield.

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