|Season 03, Episode 09|
|Air date||January 20, 2002|
Reese works at a fast-food place, but gets into trouble when his co-workers think he stole money from the cash register. Dewey tries to prove himself trustworthy with a goldfish and his parents try to sabotage his efforts with switching the live fish with a dead one, until they find out that Dewey was switching the fish with others in order to get a dog.
Malcolm finds himself eclipsed by the newest, youngest Krelboyne--Herkabe's latest attempt to get rid of Malcolm--until the boy helps Malcolm clear Reese's name by revealing the real culprit. Francis helps one of his lodge friends prepare to marry a Russian mail-order bride, but what arrives is not what they expected.