This is a timeline of events in Malcolm in the Middle.

Pre-Malcolm in the Middle[edit | edit source]

  • March 20, 1926: Ida Welker is born
  • March 3, 1962: Hal is born
  • November 12, 1962: Lois Wilkerson is born
  • 1964: Susan is born.
  • Fall 1980: Lois start college and meets Hal
    • Hal starts dating Susan.
  • 1982: Piama Wilkerson is born.
  • Spring 1982: Hal leaves Susan to marry Lois.
  • January 20, 1984: Francis Wilkerson is born during Lois and Hal's wedding reception.
  • March 1986:Lois and Hal redo their wedding.
  • 1987: Reese Wilkerson is born
  • 1988: Malcolm Wilkerson is born
  • July 12, 1993: Dewey Wilkerson is born.
  • 1999: Tired of Francis' destructive stunts, Hal and Lois send him to military school.

Malcolm in the Middle-era[edit | edit source]

  • January 2000: Malcolm is put in the Kreylboyne Class
    • Lois and Hal leave the kids alone with Francis
  • February 2000: Malcolm beats up a seven-year old.
    • Malcolm babysits for a rich family.
    • Malcolm has a sleepover with Stevie.
    • Francis returns to see his girlfriend.
  • March 2000: The family attends the Krelboyne picnic.
    • Lois temporarily gets fired
    • Lois finds her dress in the toilet on her anniversary
  • April 2000: Hal takes the boys to see stock car races.
    • Aunt Helen dies.
    • Reese becomes a cheerleader
    • Hal teaches Malcolm how to roller-skate.
  • May 2000: The Wilkerson Family ends up with a lifetime ban from the local waterpark
    • Lois visits an injured Francis.
    • The kids skip school when Lois is sick.
  • Summer 2000: The family goes to a water-park and leaves Dewey with a babysitter. They get stuck in traffic on the way back.
  • November 2000: Francis teaches the boys how to pull off a Halloween prank.
    • Hal forgets Lois' birthday
    • The Wilkersons and the Kenarbans go to dinner
    • The family goes to a casino
    • Lois and Hal go to a convention
    • Malcolm pretends to need therapy.
  • December 2000: Malcolm has a role in the high school play.
    • Francis desperately wants to come home for his birthday.
  • January 2001: Malcolm injures an elderly neighbor.
    • Malcolm meets Cynthia.
    • The Wilkersons feud with their new neighbors.
  • February 2001: Hal temporarily quits his job.
    • Ida and Victor visit.
    • Lois gets arrested for unpaid tickets.
    • Malcolm has surgery.
  • March 2001: Reese learns he has a talent for cooking
    • Malcolm tutors Reese.
  • April 2001: The boys go bowling.
    • Hal releases bats into the house while trying to get an anniversary gift for Lois.
    • Dewey watches Craig's cat.
    • The boys get a mini-bike.
  • May 2001: The boys sneak out to a carnival.
    • Hal causes the town to be evacuated.
    • Lois has a pregnancy scare.
  • Summer 2001: The Wilkersons and the Kenarbans go on a vacation together.
  • September 2001: Francis gets emancipated, leaves Marlin Academy and heads up to Alaska for work.
    • Lois joins a book club.
  • October 2001:
    • Francis is arrested in Alaska.
    • Francis starts his job.
  • December 2001: Francis fights his boss.
    • Francis visits Ida on Christmas.
  • January 2002: Hal plays poker with Abe's friends.
    • Reese starts a restaurant job.
    • Lois gets a makeover.
  • February 2002: The family attends Hal's company picnic.
    • Cynthia returns.
    • Reese is arrested by the police after his successful driving test
    • Francis gets married.
  • March 2002: Francis surprises the family on Hal's birthday and introduces them to Piama.
    • Hal coaches Dewey's soccer team.
    • Hal takes Lois out for their anniversary.
    • Dewey's dog attacks Craig.
  • April 2002: Hal has another poker game.
    • The boys are sent to a psychiatrist.
    • May 2002: The Krelboyne are forced to join the mainstream.
    • Francis loses his job and he and Piama leave Alaska.
  • August 2002: Francis gets a job on a ranch
  • September 2002: Malcolm starts high school.
  • November 2002: The family attends a reunion.
    • Reese starts dating Alison.
    • Malcolm starts dating Nikki.
    • Lois learns she's pregnant.
  • December 2002: Malcolm's birthday party gets cancelled.
  • January 2003: Hal becomes a speed-walker.
    • The boys visit Francis.
  • February 2003: Lois imagines the boys as girls.
  • March 2003: Lois goes to stay at her sister's.
    • Nikki dumps Malcolm.
    • Jessica babysits the boys.
    • Hal and his friend destroy the house.
  • April 2003: Lois returns home.
    • Alison dumps Reese.
  • May 2003: Lois and Hal attempt to write their will.
    • Lois and Hal go away for a weekend.
  • May 18, 2003: Jamie Wilkerson is born.
  • June 2003: Malcolm meets a future version of himself.
  • August 2003: Lois returns to work.
    • Francis celebrates 1 year at his job.
  • November 2003: Stevie learns his parents are divorced.
    • Malcolm goes to a party on Thanksgiving.
    • Malcolm secretly films Reese.
  • December 2003: Malcolm starts working at the Lucky Aide.
    • The boys sell Christmas trees.
  • January 2004: The family attends a block party.
    • Malcolm works for the school newspaper.
    • Malcolm gets his driver's license.
  • February 2004: Ida tries to marry a man she drugged.
    • Francis fights with Lois and misses his anniversary with Piama.
    • Susan visits.
  • March 2004: Malcolm spends time with his girlfriend's family.
    • Reese gets kicked out of the house.
    • Malcolm visits college.
  • April 2004: Abe and Craig fight over Polly.
  • May 2004: Reese helps Malcolm with an experiment.
    • Lois learns Victor wasn't her real dad.
  • June 2004: Kitty returns.
  • September 2004: Dewey joins the Buseys.
    • Reese joins the army.
    • Lois and Hal lose their jobs.
  • October 2004: Reese returns.
    • Dewey fakes an emotional breakdown to stay with the Buseys
    • Hal gets a new job.
  • December 2004: Lois gets her job back.
    • Francis turns 21.
    • The family sees a musical.
    • Francis reveals he lost his job.
  • January 2005: Malcolm gets a new car.
  • February 2005: The boys stand up for women's rights.
    • Dewey writes an opera.
  • March 2005: Hal sleepwalks when he can't find the perfect anniversary gift for Lois.
    • Hal struggles with a difficult decision.
    • Reese starts a war with Jamie.
    • Ida looses a leg.
    • Chad sleeps over.
  • April 2005: Malcolm meets a homeless man at the Lucky Aide.
    • Lois visits Ida.
    • Reese joins a pack of dogs.
  • May 2005: The boys search for treasure in the house.
  • June 2005: Reese fails all his finals and has to repeat senior year.
    • Lois is in a beauty pageant.
  • Summer 2005: The Wilkerson Family goes to the Burning Man Festival
  • October 2005: Hal worries because the family has no health insurance.
    • Dewey starts smoking.
    • The boys lose Jamie on Halloween.
  • November 2005: Jessica stays over.
    • Malcolm secretly dates his lab partner.
  • December 2005: Reese gets a visit from an old friend from the army.
    • Mr. Herkabe blackmails Malcolm by humiliating Reese.
    • Francis celebrates a year of sobriety.
  • January 2006: Malcolm gets his senior photo taken.
    • Reese gets married.
    • Reese gets divorced.
  • February 2006: Lois and Malcolm have mono.
    • Hal's father dies.
  • March 2006: There is a blackout on Lois and Hal's anniversary.
    • Lois gets revenge on girls who prank Reese.
    • Lois learns how to ride a bike.
  • April 2006: The boys discover a bomb shelter in the backyard.
    • Malcolm visits Stevie in the hospital.
  • May 2006: The MORP is held at the High School
    • Reese dates a vegetarian.
  • June 2006: Malcolm Wilkerson graduates from High School

Post-Malcolm in the Middle[edit | edit source]

  • September 2006: Malcolm Wilkerson begins his first year at Harvard University
  • June 2007: An unnamed child of Hal and Lois Wilkerson is born
  • May 2010: Malcolm Wilkerson graduates from Harvard University
  • May 2011: Dewey Wilkerson graduates from High School
  • September 2011: Dewey Wilkerson begins his first year at College
  • Mid-2010s: Potential death date of Ida Welker
  • May 2015: Dewey Wilkerson graduates from College
  • May 2021: Jamie Wilkerson graudates from High School
  • September 2021: Jamie Wilkerson begin his first year at College
  • May 2025: Jamie Wilkerson grauduates from College
  • May 2025: Unnamed Wilkerson Child graudates from High School
  • September 2025: Unnamed Wilkerson Child begins their first year at College
  • May 2029: Unnamed Wilkerson Child graduates from College
  • Mid-21st Century: Potential deathdates for Hal and Lois Wilkerson
  • Late 2090s/Early 2100s: Potential deathdates for Francis, Reese, Malcolm, Dewey, Jamie and the Unnamed Child
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