"Hal's Christmas Gift" is the third and final Christmas episode of the FOX series Malcolm in the Middle, aired in the show's sixth season.
Hal and Lois, strapped for cash, decide that Christmas gifts will have to be homemade this year. When everyone makes much better ones than Hal, he spins a bigger and bigger lie about the one he has in store for them. Francis decides to come home for Christmas and brings some shocking news to his parents, that even his wife knows. Malcolm feels left out by Dewey and Reese.