While Malcolm is, for most part, extremely unpopular with girls, he has had a number of girlfriends throughout the show. Because of the constant pressure they put on him and their own failings, Malcolm does not look up to Hal and Lois as role models or parental figures. He has an obnoxious family and a school full of people who hate him. Cancel Save. It appears that his brothers and Grandmother are aware of these plans, as when Malcolm looks around at his family after being told this, they all nod at him, and Francis simply states, "Thought you knew. Malcolm accepts his parents' plans for him after his mother asked him to look her in the eye and tell her he was not capable of becoming President, but he could not, knowing it was well within his ability.
His personality causes him to occasionally put his own best interests ahead of others, despite the cost.
Add the first question. Lois says that at Harvard, Malcolm will have to work harder than his classmates and will accomplish more than they do, but they will continue to look down on him. Malcolm might decide later in life to betray his family, despite giving into their intentions at first. Plot Summary.
He's a social outcast and spends most of his spare time alone, or with his friend, Stevie, growing very self-absorbed and egotistical.