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Reese Drives is the thirteenth episode of the third season of Malcolm in the Middle, which was broadcast on February 10, 2002.


Reese's first driving lesson takes a dangerous turn, while Francis haggles his way out of debt. Also, Craig lies to get Malcolm's help.


  • 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


  • David Anthony Higgins as Craig
  • Sandy Ward as Pete
  • Richard Gross as Dave


  • Jay Johnston as Ed
  • Rheagan Wallace as Jackie
  • Mel Rodriguez as Neil
  • Don Tiffany as Gary
  • Christopher Michael Moore as Elroy
  • David Paul Needles as Bud
  • Chris Gann as Jack (credited as Christian Gann)
  • Frederick Dawson as Sgt. Rowdy



  • Jackie drives on the street which is under full cloud. When she pulls over, the street (and the car) is in full sunshine. One of multiple instances of the weather on shots inside the car being different than shots filmed outside the car.
  • Reese drives on the freeway which is first in full sunshine then in full shade.
  • Reese drives on the freeway which is first in full sunshine and the road is dry. When the cop car shows up, the road is wet.
  • During the chase Reese drives into the obstacle course at the driving school with all windows closed. Then reaches out of an open window to pat a deer on the face.