Softball is the twelfth episode of season five of Malcolm in the Middle.


Malcolm joins the Lucky Aide softball team to get away from Lois's wrath on the job, only to discover that Lois is the recent team's coach. He also discovers Craig's amazing talent for playing softball. Francis drives cross-country on his pick-up truck to prove to Lois that he is not lazy, while Dewey dares Reese to outdo one of Francis' old stunts, which he actually does.