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Frankie Muniz doesn’t remember filming ‘Malcolm in the Middle’

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Frankie Muniz doesn't remember filming 'Malcolm In The Middle'

Malcolm in the Middle is the greatest television show of all time, guys, I am confident in this fact. I watch it very regularly, own it all on DVD, am obsessed with it to a worrying degree - so JUST imagine my heartache today, when I found out that Malcolm himself - Frankie Muniz - doesn’t remember filming all of it.

He’s currently competiting on the US version of Strictly Come Dancing - Dancing with the Stars, and has revealed on the show his problems with certain memories, particularly of his time on Malcolm in the Middle

He said:

“Truth is, I don’t remember much of that. It almost feels like it wasn’t me.

“I have had nine concussions, I have had a fair amount of mini-strokes - TIA’s as they’re called, transient ischemic attacks.

“It makes me a little sad, things pop back into my mind [that] I should have remembered.”

Thankfully, he’s got his on-screen dad, Bryan Cranston, aka the greatest actor in the entire world, to help him out. Cranston also spoke to Dancing with the Stars, saying:

“I told him not to worry about what you remember, what you don’t remember. It will be my job. I will tell him, ‘Remember this, remember that, on Malcolm? What a life for you.’”

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Frankie Muniz doesn’t remember filming a lot of Malcolm in the Middle

He also has his girlfriend, Paige Price, who helps him keep a daily diary to jot down his memories permanently and also presumably use him as a scapegoat for losing the house keys etc.

Of course, to a rabid MITM fan like me, it’s horrible stuff to hear - can’t have my beloved Malcolm feeling upset, can we? Well, thankfully, he’s all good right now (helps he’s a multi-millionaire, I guess):

“I’m happy with my acting career. I’m happy with the decision I made to race cars and to focus on music. Even if I don’t remember, I’m happy.”

To be honest, I can agree - quite often if I don’t remember, I’m happy too. Especially after last year’s staff party.

Watch the full interview below:

(Image: Rex)

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Shortlist writer and "the least woke person in the office", Gary Ogden, likes horror movies, Cheestrings, tapping his leg under the desk, "having a drink", PDAs, not having eczema anymore, hiding from responsibility, screaming into the mirror whenever he is alone, and assorted other things. Mainly the eczema thing though. @garyblogden

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