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Malcolm in the Middle: Houseboat (1)

When Malcolm and Stevie's families go on a houseboat holiday together, nothing seems to go to plan. The brainy troublemaker is forced to go fishing, Dewey is left hanging for hours on a rope swing and a friendly game of Scrabble turns into a slang match. Meanwhile, Francis decides to quit school so he can go to Alaska and earn a fortune on an oil rig.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 3x1
Production Number: 06-01-301
Airdate: Sunday November 11th, 2001

Director: Todd Holland
Writer: Bob Stevens

Guest Stars
Craig Lamar TraylorCraig Lamar Traylor
As Stevie
Daniel Von BargenDaniel Von Bargen
As Commandant Spangler
Eric NenningerEric Nenninger
As Cadet Eric
Gary Anthony WilliamsGary Anthony Williams
As Abe Kenarben
Merrin DungeyMerrin Dungey
As Kitty Kenarben

Co-Guest Stars
Arjay SmithArjay Smith
As Cadet Finley
Scott AdsitScott Adsit
As Attorney
Lawrence MandleyLawrence Mandley
As Security Guard (as Lawrence C. Mandey)
Stella BachStella Bach
As Woman
Main Cast
Frankie MunizFrankie Muniz
As Malcolm Wilkerson
Jane KaczmarekJane Kaczmarek
As Lois Wilkerson
Bryan CranstonBryan Cranston
As Hal Wilkerson
Christopher MastersonChristopher Masterson
As Francis Wilkerson
Justin BerfieldJustin Berfield
As Reese Wilkerson
Erik Per SullivanErik Per Sullivan
As Dewey Wilkerson
Episode Notes
Kitty Kenarben:
Last appearance until season 6 episode Kitty's Back. ABc would not allow Merrin Dungey to star on Alias and have a reoccuring role on a rival network. This was confirmed by Linwood Boomer on the season 1 dvd pilot commentary.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorLinwood Boomer
Executive ProducerLinwood Boomer
Co-Executive ProducerGary Murphy (2)  |  Neil Thompson  |  Alan J. Higgins  |  Michael Glouberman  |  Andrew Orenstein  |  Bob Stevens  |  Todd Holland  |  Michael Borkow
Supervising ProducerAlex Reid
ProducerJimmy Simons
Co-ProducerDon Voorhies
Production DesignerDonald Lee Harris (1)
EditorBarry L. Gold
CastingKen Miller (2)  |  Nikki Valko
Unit Production ManagerJimmy Simons
First Assistant DirectorDavid D'Ovidio
Second Assistant DirectorMatt Marshall
Music SupervisorJulie Glaze Houlihan
Costume DesignerHeidi Kaczenski
Key GripJake Cross
Camera OperatorRick Davidson
Set DesignerCharles Vassar
Set DecoratorKristin V. Peterson
Location ManagerRobert L. Dohan
Transportation CoordinatorSteve Imbler
Property MasterRay Jeffers
Construction CoordinatorAnthony Lattanzio
Production AssistantLeslie Ruch  |  Brian La Belle
Production Sound MixerKen Segal
Script SupervisorDiane Lea Weiss
Production CoordinatorKaren Romero
Assistant EditorKerry Meachael Tym
Post Production SupervisorAlex Gutenmakher
Re-Recording MixerTodd Grace
On-Line EditorDavid Crosthwait
Director of PhotographyLevie Isaacks  |  Michael Weaver (2)
Story EditorIan Busch
Stunt CoordinatorBobby Porter (2)
Production SupervisorJanice Carr
Assistant Production CoordinatorTom Whelan
Post Production CoordinatorMalik Redman
Executive Story EditorMaggie Bandur  |  Pang-Ni Landrum  |  Dan Kopelman
Key Makeup ArtistJill Cady
Visual Effects SupervisorRoger Ames Berger
Production AccountantSue Lane
ScoreCharles Sydnor
Sound SupervisorMichael E. Lawshe
Key HairstylistTammy Kusian
Original CastingSusan Edelman  |  Mary Buck
Special Effects CoordinatorRichard B Albain  |  Ron Nary
Assistant To The Co-executive ProducerJake Richter
Assistant Art DirectorGary A. Lee
AssistantCristina Pansini  |  Chad Gervich
Theme Song Written And Performed ByThey Might Be Giants
Writers' Production AssistantBill Hooper  |  Pat Melton
Writers' AssistantDavid Wright (1)
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