Everyone’s favourite TV dad, Hal from Malcolm in the Middle, often didn’t get his own way throughout the series. In fact, more often than not, you’ll find Hal conceding to other’s wishes (especially in the case of Lois), often with a frustrated exclamation of “oh, all right!”, or something similar.

It’s not said frequently enough to be a ‘catchphrase’, but it is something unique to the character — and something that I thought would be interesting to put together into one video.

So, here is a quick video montage of every occasion in the series where Hal ‘admits defeat’.

Does this video manage to sum up the character of Hal in just one minute? I think I’ll let you decide.