Malcolm in the Middle is an American television sitcom created by Linwood Boomer for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series was first broadcast on January 9, 2000; it ended its six year run on May 14, 2006 after seven seasons and 151 episodes.
1. of only ordinary or moderate quality; neither good nor bad; barely adequate: The car gets only mediocre mileage, but it’s fun to drive. Synonyms: undistinguished, commonplace, pedestrian, everyday; run-of-the-mill. Antonyms: extraordinary, superior, uncommon, incomparable.
2. not satisfactory; poor; inferior: Mediocre construction makes that building dangerous. Synonyms: meager, low-quality, second-rate; so-so. Antonyms: excellent, superior.
1580â€“90; < Middle French < Latin mediocris in a middle state, literally, at middle height = medi(us) mid1 + OL ocris rugged mountain, cognate with Greek Ã³kris, akin to Ã¡kros apex; compare Umbrian ocar hill, citadel
Moral of the story
“If you shoot for ten, you may very well hit seven or eight, yet if you only shoot for five, you will be lucky to hit two maybe three.”
– Rylan Branch
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