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Jessica Ross Jessica Ross
4/27/2013 9:07am EDT

"Malcolm in the Middle"

Frankie Muniz broke onto the Hollywood scene in 2000 playing a child genius named Malcolm who was constantly humiliated by his wacky family. Hairy-backed dad Hal was often on his own planet while control-freak mom Lois thought up increasingly inventive punishments to keep her kids in line. Eldest son Francis was away at military school terrorizing the commandant of Marlin Academy, the not-so-bright older brother Reese was a bully and youngest child Dewey was the victim of his brothers' torture methods. Is it any wonder Malcolm was stressed?


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