Hal and Lois decide to spend time in the garage, after renovating it into a tiki lounge. However, things start going awry after both reveal shocking secrets of themselves. Meanwhile, Herkabe cons Malcolm into joining the Booster's Club and Malcolm tries to embarrass the members at an auction. Reese feuds with Jamie and tries to lure him, not realizing his own unintelligence.
When Hal and Lois realize how little time they spend together, Hal turns the garage into a private tiki lounge where he and Lois can retreat. Things go smoothly until they feud over philosophical beliefs, eventually stressing out in the lounge.
Meanwhile, Mr. Herkabe cons Malcolm into joining the Booster Club, where he learns a lesson about taking one for the team. With that, he is able to help Lois reconcile with Hal.
Meanwhile worried over having two geniuses in the family teaming up against him and believing that Jamie has the same intelligence as him, Reese suggests they team up. This proves to be a failure as Jamie proves to be as intelligent as Malcolm and Dewey by letting him take the fall for drawing on the walls. Lois comes home and yells at Reese for drawing on the walls.
- Jane Kaczmerek as Lois
- Bryan Cranston as Hal
- Christopher Kennedy Masterson as Francis
- Justin Berfield as Reese
- Erik Per Sullivan as Dewey
- Frankie Muniz as Malcolm
- Travis Van Winkle as Philip
- Cameron Bowen as Wayne
- Leah Pipes as Stephanie
- Jonathon Hernandez as Victor
- Diana Rivas Hamar as Girl
- Steven Christopher Parker as Boy(credited as Steven C. Parker
- Aviva Brauman as Girl 2
- Meghan Elizabeth as Girl 3
- This marks the only time Lois saw Malcolm as the voice of reason.