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Bryan Cranston weighs in on revisiting Malcolm in the Middle

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Frankie Muniz isn’t the only one who’s been feeling nostalgic about Malcolm in the Middle lately.

A week after Muniz tweeted that he’d like to do a sequel to the Fox sitcom about a a gifted middle child exasperated by his wacky family, his former costar Bryan Cranston also expressed a fondness for the show, which ended in 2006.

Asked by ET Canada which of his old roles he’d like to revisit, Cranston passed over his famous turn as Walter White in Breaking Bad — “We just covered it completely, I think” — and chose Hal, his goofy, lovable dad from Malcolm.

“It’s been 10 years since [Malcolm] went off the air,” Cranston said, “and it’d be fun to pick up that guy’s clothes again and be fun and sweet and adorable and hapless and clueless and afraid of everything.”

Just in case Cranston and the rest of the old cast would actually go through with a follow-up series, Fuller House-style, Muniz already had a title in mind: Malcolm in the Mid-life Crisis.

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