Series Name
Season 4, Episode 11
The Gentleman Callers
Episode Guide
If Boys Were Girls
Kicked Out
Long Drive is the eleventh episode of season four of Malcolm in the Middle.


Lois takes Malcolm on a long drive and talks about sex the whole time. Reese smack talks a man who is in jail for life. Dewey accidentally starts a war between Hal and his friends before their show starts.




  • Dewey: Why do I have to be here? Why couldn't I go snowboarding with Reese?
  • Hal: Reese isn't snowboarding. That was just a lie Mommy and Daddy told. Reese is in jail.
  • Dewey (happily): For how long?
  • Hal: A few hours.
  • Dewey (disappointed): Oh.

  • Hal: So, what'd you think, Dewey?
  • Dewey: It's cool. it's fun the way you guys move.
  • Hal: Yeah.
  • Dewey: How come you're always in the back?
  • Hal: I'm not always in the ... Will, even if I am, it's not about where anyone is. It's about what's best for the group.
  • Dewey: Okay. Why's it best for the group to put you in the back?
  • (Hal stops in his tracks, put into a state of shock)


  • The songs Charlie in the M.T.A. and Greenback Dollar, both songs by The Kingston Trio are sung by Hal's band, "The Gentleman Callers" in this episode.
  • In this episode, it is implied that Malcolm has been sexually active with Nicki.