Malcolm graduates as valedictorian of his class, and goes to Harvard University.Reese becomes a janitor at his old high school.Dewey realizes that the bond with his older brothers is broken, but he has a new bond with Jamie.Francis is living with his wife Piama and working as a data-entry clerk, a job which he finds fulfilling, although he also finds it a lot more satisfying that he lie to his mom about still being unemployed just to spite her.Lois is pregnant again.
What do the class names mean?
"Krelboyne class" is a reference to Seymour Krelboin, a nerdy character from The Little Shop of Horrors. Note: in Little Shop of Horrors, the musical remake of the earlier film, the character's name was changed slightly to Krelborn."Busey class" is a reference to actor Gary Busey, known for his erratic public behavior (he suffered suspected brain damage in 1988).
What clips feature in the opening credits?
Three men fighting a giant turtle: One Million Years B.C.Smiling man in rain: Shiogami from NazcaMonster rising out of the ocean: the kraken from Clash of the TitansWoman being held above a nest of pterodactyls: One Million Years B.C.Dimetrodon-like lizard crawling on rocks: A Journey to the Center of the EarthA boy skateboarding: NazcaMud-monster grabbing a woman as she kisses a man: Creature from the Haunted SeaMan ski-jumping while on fire: Thrill SeekersWrestling match: Bret Hart wrestling Chris Benoit (locking him in his finishing move, the Sharpshooter), during the WCW World Heavyweight Championship Match at the WCW Mayhem 1999 PPV in Toronto.Robot head being assembled: Out of the UnknownMan attacking giant brain with an axe: The Brain from Planet ArousBoxer knocking out referee: Pedro Cardenas fighting Willie de Wit but accidentally KOing referee Bert Lowes instead, during the 1982 North American Championships in Las Vegas.