|Season 2, Episode 8|
|Air date||November 29, 2000|
|Written by||Ian Busch|
|Directed by||Ken Kwapis|
High School Play
Malcolm fakes an emotional breakdown in order to get out of the Krelboyne class' Medieval Week. Hal and Lois clean out a packed closet and find that it is actually a second bathroom.
Dewey reveals a hidden talent for table skittles, but his talent seems to disappear as soon as Hal tries to show it off on a convention. Meanwhile, Francis starts laundry duty at military school.
- In one scene during the montage when Malcolm is in his room, a Squirtle plush can be on a shelf above his bed.
- Caroline is pregnant in this episode.