Tiki Lounge is the thirteenth episode of Season 6 and the 120th episode overall of Malcolm in the Middle. It aired on March 13, 2005.

Plot[edit | edit source]

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 counterintelligence.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

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. Lois admits she can't believe in God due to Ida's lack of belief in him and the horrible treatment she endured under it.

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 and humiliate Mr. Herkabe by agreeing to sell his stuff.

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 still be more intelligent than Reese by letting him take a pen and walks away. Lois comes home and yells at Reese for drawing on the walls. He soon realizes too late that Jamie had set him up to be grounded by her.

Cast[edit | edit source]

  • 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

Guest Stars[edit | edit source]

Recurring[edit | edit source]

Cameos[edit | edit source]

  • 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

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This marks the only time Lois saw Malcolm as the voice of reason.
  • This episode marks the first time Jamie reveals a cunning and intelligent side to him.
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