Dewey: Now there’s no way to feel better. Now I have to feel bad [that his grandmother lost her leg saving him]
Hal: Dewey, maybe you can try and see it this way. Your grandmother, she is the most horrible woman who ever lived. But, even she understands the difference between a life that’s been lived and a life with potential. You wanna pay her back? Live up to that potential. And if you think about it, you might have done her a big favour. Let’s face it. Saving your life is her only chance of her getting into heaven. Which, isn’t going to make you that popular in heaven. But we’ll deal with that later.
Erik Per Sullivan and Bryan Cranston in the hugely popular family sitcom Malcolm in the Middle (2000 – 2006). You can find more examples of its wacky humour here and here.
Thanks. I couldn’t find the quote in its entirety so transcribed it from the episode. It was so funny I just had to include it.
Lol. Good quote. Was never a big fan of the show but enjoyed it the few times I watched it.
It was a very funny show if you get the chance to watch more of it.
I loved this show and I really loved Hal.
He’s arguably TV’s best dad. He’s such a big kid. A useful rollerskater too haha.
Hal is using total Walter White logic. 🙂
Haha I really miss this show. So very funny. Definitely the first instance when Bryan Cranston caught my eye.
He’s got superb comic timing. My favourite is in the Halloween episode when he thinks his house is haunted. He had some memorable scenes as a dentist in Seinfeld too.
Haha yeah. Remember that. And remember his stint on Seinfeld too. Great, great actor. Glad he’s found his footing in drama too.
Yeah. He’s got a wide range. Nice to see him in Drive too. Nominated for a recent Oscar too
I have heard so much about that show but have never watched an episode. Now let me go cower in the corner in shame.
Plenty of time to catch up on it. Sure you’ll love it.
I actually remember that episode!!!!
I’m the biggest Breaking Bad fan ever, but in my heart I believe this was Cranston’s best ever role. The whole programme was great but Hal made it really great.
The other characters were great but Hal always stole the show for me too. I want him to have his strongmen back haha.
Me too! I always loved Hal and thought he stole the show 🙂