My Name Is Earl Episodes

2005, TV Show

My Name Is Earl episodes

May 14, 2009: Dodge's Dad
May 07, 2009: Inside Probe
Apr 30, 2009: Inside Probe
Apr 23, 2009: Gospel
Apr 16, 2009: Bullies
Mar 26, 2009: Pinky
Mar 19, 2009: Witch Lady
Mar 05, 2009: Chaz Dalton's Space Academy
Feb 19, 2009: My Name Is Alias
Feb 12, 2009: Friends With Benefits
Feb 05, 2009: Randy's List Item
Jan 22, 2009: Darnell Outed
Jan 15, 2009: Darnell Outed
Jan 08, 2009: Got the Babysitter Pregnant
Dec 11, 2008: Orphan Earl
Dec 04, 2008: Reading Is a Fundamental Case
Nov 20, 2008: Nature's Game Show
Nov 13, 2008: Earl and Joy's Anniversary
Nov 06, 2008: Sold a Guy a Lemon Car
Oct 30, 2008: Little Bad Voodoo Brother
Oct 23, 2008: Quit Your Snitchin'
Oct 16, 2008: We've Got Spirit
Oct 09, 2008: Sweet Johnny
Oct 02, 2008: Stole an RV
Oct 02, 2008: Joy in a Bubble
Sep 25, 2008: Monkeys Take a Bath
Sep 25, 2008: The Magic Hour
Sep 25, 2008: The Magic Hour; Monkeys Take a Bath
May 15, 2008: Camdenites
May 15, 2008: Camdenites
May 15, 2008: Camdenites
May 08, 2008: Girl Earl
May 01, 2008: Love Octagon
Apr 24, 2008: Killerball
Apr 17, 2008: No Heads and a Duffel Bag
Apr 10, 2008: Stole a Motorcycle
Apr 03, 2008: I Won't Die With a Little Help From My Friends
Apr 03, 2008: I Won't Die With a Little Help From My Friends
Apr 03, 2008: I Won't Die With a Little Help From My Friends
Dec 13, 2007: Bad Earl
Dec 06, 2007: Early Release
Nov 29, 2007: Burn Victim
Nov 15, 2007: Midnight Bun
Nov 08, 2007: Randy in Charge (...Of Our Days and Our Nights)
Nov 01, 2007: Our Other Cops Is On!
Nov 01, 2007: Our Other 'Cops' Is On!
Nov 01, 2007: Our Other 'Cops' Is On!
Oct 25, 2007: Frank's Girl
Oct 18, 2007: Creative Writing
Oct 11, 2007: The Frank Factor
Oct 04, 2007: The Gangs of Camden County
Sep 28, 2007: My Name Is Inmate #28301-016
Sep 27, 2007: My Name Is Inmate #28301-016
Sep 27, 2007: My Name Is Inmate #28301-016
Sep 20, 2007: Get a Real Job; The Trial
May 10, 2007: The Trial
May 03, 2007: Get a Real Job
Apr 26, 2007: GED
Apr 19, 2007: Two Balls, Two Strikes
Apr 12, 2007: Harassed a Reporter
Feb 22, 2007: Guess Who's Coming Out of Joy
Feb 15, 2007: The Birthday Party
Feb 08, 2007: Blow
Feb 01, 2007: Foreign Exchange Student
Jan 18, 2007: Kept a Guy Locked in a Truck
Jan 11, 2007: Buried Treasure
Jan 04, 2007: Our 'Cops' Is On!
Dec 07, 2006: South of the Border
Dec 07, 2006: South of the Border
Dec 07, 2006: South of the Border
Nov 30, 2006: Born a Gamblin' Man
Nov 16, 2006: Robbed a Stoner Blind
Nov 09, 2006: Mailbox
Nov 02, 2006: Made a Lady Think I Was God
Oct 19, 2006: Van Hickey
Oct 12, 2006: Larceny of a Kitty Cat
Oct 05, 2006: Sticks & Stones
Sep 28, 2006: Jump for Joy
Sep 21, 2006: Very Bad Things
May 11, 2006: Number One
May 04, 2006: BB
Apr 27, 2006: Stole a Badge
Apr 06, 2006: The Bounty Hunter
Mar 30, 2006: Boogeyman
Mar 23, 2006: Y2K
Mar 16, 2006: Dad's Car
Mar 02, 2006: Didn't Pay Taxes
Feb 09, 2006: The Professor
Feb 02, 2006: Something to Live For
Jan 26, 2006: Monkeys in Space
Jan 19, 2006: Stole P's HD Cart
Jan 12, 2006: O Karma, Where Art Thou?
Jan 05, 2006: Barn Burner
Dec 06, 2005: White Lie Christmas
Nov 22, 2005: Cost Dad the Election
Nov 15, 2005: Joy's Wedding
Nov 08, 2005: Stole Beer From a Golfer
Nov 01, 2005: Broke Joy's Fancy Figurine
Oct 18, 2005: Teacher Earl
Oct 11, 2005: Faked His Own Death
Oct 04, 2005: Randy's Touchdown
Sep 27, 2005: Quit Smoking
Sep 20, 2005: Pilot Episode
Inside Probe

Dodge's Dad Season 4, Episode 27

In the Season 4 finale, Earl takes on a karmic cause to find young Dodge's real father. Norm Macdonald reprises his role as Little Chubby. read more

Inside Probe Season 4, Episode 26

Conclusion. The Camden County gang seeks to solve the mystery of Crab Shack owner Ernie Belcher's vanishing. Geraldo Rivera and NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip guest star. read more

Inside Probe Season 4, Episode 25

Part 1 of 2. The news show "Inside Probe" arrives in Camden to investigate the vanishing of Crab Shack owner Ernie Belcher. The story finally airs eight years later---with Earl and Randy emerging as the suspects. Guest stars include Geraldo Rivera and racer Michael Waltrip. read more

Gospel Season 4, Episode 24

Earl turns his karmic attentions on a reverend whom he aggrieved in the past. But forgiveness is fleeting when the religious figure finds out about Earl's many other misdeeds. Meanwhile, Joy is a blade runner: She hits Catalina with a riding mower. read more

Bullies Season 4, Episode 23

Joy's incessant bullying prompts Earl to remember an old classmate named Wally, a boyhood target of Earl's abuse. Earl tries to make amends---only to discover that Wally has grown up to become a hulking, musclebound weightlifter (Matthew Willig). Meanwhile, Randy resorts to extreme measures to evade Joy's bullying behavior. read more

Pinky Season 4, Episode 22

Young Dodge's crush on a neighborhood girl causes Randy to reminisce about his first love, Pinky, and the summer he first met her. In kind, Earl helps Randy go on a quest to reconnect with Pinky. read more

Witch Lady Season 4, Episode 21

Earl conjures up a karmic plan to atone for all the wicked wrongs he did to an oddball "witch lady" (Betty White) when he was a youngster. But the golden girl proves to be certifiably unhinged, putting the Camden crew in a life-or-death situation. Elsewhere, Joy tries to prove that she has a good side. read more

Chaz Dalton's Space Academy Season 4, Episode 20

Young Dodge's desire to attend space camp prompts Earl to reflect on the blast he and Randy had as kids at Chaz Dalton's Space Academy. Earl then sets out to reconnect with the heroic Chaz (Curtis Armstrong). Meanwhile, Darnell tries to help Joy click with new friends on the Internet. read more

My Name Is Alias Season 4, Episode 19

Danny Glover guest stars as Darnell's estranged father, who arrives in Camden County hoping to reconnect with his son. But Earl and Randy sense that something's amiss, so they set out to warn Darnell of the arrival. read more

Friends With Benefits Season 4, Episode 18

Morgan Fairchild, Joan Van Ark and Andrea Parker guest star when Darnell and his family relocate to an upscale community, courtesy of their new witness-protection identities. But Joy struggles to adjust to her new luxury lifestyle and her pampered desperate-housewife neighbors. Meanwhile, Darnell's beloved Mr. Turtle comes home, so Earl sets out to return the pet to its rightful owner; and Randy begins dating---a guy named Jim. read more

Randy's List Item Season 4, Episode 17

When Randy wins a scratch-off lottery game and is then promptly hit by a bike, he takes it as a sign from none other than karma and decides to create his own karmic to-do list. Meanwhile, Joy wheels and spiels with the FBI to get a better witness-protection identity. read more

Darnell Outed Season 4, Episode 16

Conclusion. His witness-protection cover now revealed (courtesy of Joy), Darnell desperately ditches town with the family and assumes a new identity. In response, Catalina, Earl and Randy team together to locate them. Erik Estrada guest stars as himself. read more

Darnell Outed Season 4, Episode 15

Part 1 of 2. Earl urges Joy to audition for a new reality show starring Erik Estrada (appearing as himself), and her outrageous tryout antics impact Darnell in a shocking way. read more

Got the Babysitter Pregnant Season 4, Episode 14

Earl seeks atonement for a spiteful act he perpetrated against his babysitter and her boyfriend when he was a child. He decides to focus on their now-grown live-in son and help the slacker make it on his own. Meanwhile, Joy loses Darnell's treasured pet turtle and is mighty slow to tell him about it. read more

Orphan Earl Season 4, Episode 13

Joy continues a years-long scam, prompting Earl to use a karmic act to help the conned victim. read more

Reading Is a Fundamental Case Season 4, Episode 12

Earl recalls his past with the feral Raynard (Ewen Bremner), an untamed friend residing in the wilderness and palling around with a raccoon sidekick. Earl attempts to help Raynard in a karmic deed that includes poisonous berries and a bride gone wild. read more

Nature's Game Show Season 4, Episode 11

It's the twist and shout when a series of tornadoes touches down in Camden County. But the skies darken more when a downcast Earl loses his all-important karmic list. It also gets stormy between Joy and Darnell, who spar over who is more cerebral. Meanwhile, Randy takes a wild boat ride; and Catalina and Patty undergo a religious transformation. read more

Earl and Joy's Anniversary Season 4, Episode 10

Earl reflects on his first wedding anniversary with Joy, but there's no joy when his well-favored, attractive cousin (Jason Priestley) arrives, making Earl feel inadequate. And there's buzz in Camden County when killer bees swoop down on the region, trapping some of the gang in a phone booth. read more

Sold a Guy a Lemon Car Season 4, Episode 9

A life-threatening item is bumped to the top of Earl's list when a mysterious man moves into the neighborhood. Meanwhile, Joy becomes preoccupied with the science fair in hopes of winning the grand-prize money. Jane Seymour has a cameo as herself. read more

Little Bad Voodoo Brother Season 4, Episode 8

Earl attempts to throw a Halloween party for Dodge and Earl Jr. Meanwhile, it's no treat for Randy when he pals around with Catalina's spooky, voodoo-conjuring nephew. read more

Quit Your Snitchin' Season 4, Episode 7

When a mysterious someone pilfers Randy's birthday gift, Earl considers calling the police to report the crime---which only cues Joy to accuse him of being a snitch. read more

We've Got Spirit Season 4, Episode 6

Earl tries to spread cheer to Randy by taking him to cheerleading camp, but the brothers run afoul of one Kimmi Himmler (Jenna Elfman), a camp director with a scarred face (because of an unfortunate badger incident) who banishes them from the site. And who's the most beautiful of all the Camden County women? Joy has no joy when her own son chooses Catalina. read more

Sweet Johnny Season 4, Episode 5

Earl tries to provide instant karma to a stuntman named Sweet Johnny (David Arquette), but the daredevil's permanent injuries complicate Earl's altruistic effort. Elsewhere, a carjacking drives Joy to purchase a gun. But Joy may have to bite the bullet: A chagrined Darnell disapproves of owning weapons. read more

Stole an RV Season 4, Episode 4

Earl tries to compensate for stealing an RV owned by a former Green Beret (Jerry Van Dyke). Unfortunately, the vehicle can't be returned (Randy blew it up), so Earl sets out to make the grouchy military man happy in some other way. Meanwhile, Joy and Darnell go hog wild on a moneymaking scheme: They exploit the myth of a giant pig. read more

Joy in a Bubble Season 4, Episode 3

There's bubble trouble when Joy is placed in a plastic bubble because of her flesh-eating toe infection. As Earl assumes Joy's role in life (gossiping and shopping are in order), he discovers he must help her outcast children (Louis T. Moyle, Trey Carlisle), who apparently suffer from a social disorder. read more

Monkeys Take a Bath Season 4, Episode 2

Earl and Randy set out to make peace with their childhood neighbors, but the good-hearted task only brings to the surface marital strife between their own parents (Beau Bridges and Nancy Lenehan). Elsewhere, Joy doesn't see eye-to-eye with Willy: She dupes him out of his glass eye. read more

The Magic Hour Season 4, Episode 1

Earl revisits one of his past victims (Seth Green), a once-dying child who has grown up to be an aspiring filmmaker. Earl helps him produce a low-budget action movie, with none other than Randy earning all-around plaudits for his acting skills. read more

The Magic Hour; Monkeys Take a Bath

In the Season 4 opener, Earl revisits one of his past victims (Seth Green), a once-dying child who has grown up to be an aspiring filmmaker. Earl helps him produce a low-budget action movie. Then, Earl sets out to make peace with his childhood neighbors, but the good-hearted task only brings to the surface marital strife between his own parents (Beau Bridges and Nancy Lenehan). Elsewhere, Joy doesn't see eye-to-eye with Willy: She dupes him out of his glass eye. read more

Camdenites Season 3, Episode 22

Conclusion. Substantial troubles continue to jeopardize Earl's karma-driven relationship with Billie (Alyssa Milano), prompting Earl to devote all his time to his to-do list, further irking a neglected Billie. read more

Camdenites Season 3, Episode 21

Part 1 of 2. Substantial troubles jeopardize Earl's karma-driven relationship with Billie (Alyssa Milano), and Earl seeks romantic counsel from his friends. read more

Camdenites

In the third-season finale, substantial troubles jeopardize Earl's karma-driven relationship with Billie (Alyssa Milano), as Earl seeks romantic counsel from his friends. Earl, as a way to deal, devotes all his time to his list, further irking a neglected Billie in the process. read more

Girl Earl Season 3, Episode 20

As Earl and Billie (Alyssa Milano) decide to give romance a try, Earl inspires Billie to compose her own karmic list. Her first order of business is to revisit a grocery bagger---a victim of Billie's thieving past who's now down and out. Jon Heder also guest stars. read more

Love Octagon Season 3, Episode 19

After stirring awake from his coma, Earl sets out on finding that which is most important in his life---Billie (Alyssa Milano). Elsewhere, Darnell and Joy move into the Crab Shack after their trailer home is rendered unlivable. Michael Rapaport also guest stars. read more

Killerball Season 3, Episode 18

Randy cares for the comatose Earl himself, much to Joy and Darnell's chagrin. Randy also takes on an item on Earl's karmic to-do list. Alyssa Milano and Kevin Rankin guest star. read more

No Heads and a Duffel Bag Season 3, Episode 17

Randy and Joy set out to help the comatose Earl make a full recovery by continuing to complete items on his karmic list. But their efforts are complicated when they---and the Hickey patriarch (Beau Bridges)---run afoul of a drug dealer looking for his pot-packed duffel bag. Michael Peña also guest stars. read more

Stole a Motorcycle Season 3, Episode 16

Randy tries to fix Earl's karma by working on the list. His first task is to make amends for a drunken encounter with the Teutul family from "American Chopper" (appearing as themselves), which resulted in a missing motorcycle. Meanwhile, the comatose Earl happily continues his sitcom life as Billie (Alyssa Milano) gives birth to their son. read more

I Won't Die With a Little Help From My Friends Season 3, Episode 15

Conclusion. The Camden County gang continues its efforts to save a comatose Earl. read more

I Won't Die With a Little Help From My Friends Season 3, Episode 14

Part 1 of 2. In the wake of being hit by a car, Earl slips into a coma and spirals into a bizarro sitcom world. Springing into action, the Camden County gang goes to extremes to save his life. read more

I Won't Die With a Little Help From My Friends

In the wake of being hit by a car, Earl slips into a coma and spirals into a bizarro sitcom world that includes an appearance by none other than Paris Hilton (appearing as herself). Meanwhile, the Camden County gang goes to extreme efforts to save Earl's life. NBC Universal CEO Jeff Zucker provides a season recap. read more

Bad Earl Season 3, Episode 13

When his postprison life offers no home, no job and no money, a bitter Earl renounces karma and regresses to his old bad self. As Randy plans a Christmas-morning intervention, karma comes calling for Earl in the form of Billie (Alyssa Milano) and a car. Giovanni Ribisi also guest stars. read more

Early Release Season 3, Episode 12

When the warden (Craig T. Nelson) denies Earl his promised early release from prison, Earl plans a great escape with help from the gang. Michael Rapaport also guest stars. read more

Burn Victim Season 3, Episode 11

Earl hopes to finally win his freedom by helping the warden (Craig T. Nelson) with yet another jailhouse cause. This time, Earl must smooth over tensions between an inmate and his crime victims. Earl must also plan a costly prison prom---but the event might fully deplete his lottery winnings. read more

Midnight Bun Season 3, Episode 10

An impatient Joy prepares to give birth and pressures Darnell to expedite the process. Meanwhile, escapee Frank (Michael Rapaport) seeks to collect his hidden loot; and Catalina babysits Joy's children. Craig T. Nelson also guest stars. read more

Randy in Charge (...Of Our Days and Our Nights) Season 3, Episode 9

The prison warden (Craig T. Nelson) appoints Earl to develop a "Scared Straight" skit to prevent youngsters from committing crimes. Meanwhile, Earl and prison guard Randy tangle over who is actually in charge. Later, Randy takes some convicts out for ice cream. Michael Rapaport also guest stars. read more

Our Other Cops Is On!

A locally filmed episode of "Cops" features a wealth of bad behavior that is all tied to Earl in some way. Kenny also appears in the episode and his resentment for Earl is caught on film. read more

Our Other 'Cops' Is On! Season 3, Episode 8

Conclusion. He's a bad boy, bad boy, what's he gonna do? Earl's past bad behavior continues to cross the airwaves when a locally filmed episode of "Cops" is presented. read more

Our Other 'Cops' Is On! Season 3, Episode 7

Part 1 of 2. A locally filmed episode of "Cops" features a wealth of bad behavior that is all tied to Earl in some way. Meanwhile, Kenny's escalating resentment for Earl is caught on film. read more

Frank's Girl Season 3, Episode 6

When fellow prisoner Frank (Michael Rapaport) is dumped by his girlfriend (Alyssa Milano), Earl tries to bring the two back together again. Meanwhile, Joy and Catalina become entangled in a knotty situation. read more

Creative Writing Season 3, Episode 5

The gang has the write stuff when Earl attends a prison class on creative writing, which inspires the others to take pen to paper. While Earl suffers a nasty case of writer's block, Randy flourishes in his written imaginary world, and Catalina crafts a soapy story about romance with a hunk (Miguel Varoni). read more

The Frank Factor Season 3, Episode 4

While in jail, Earl encounters a fellow prisoner named Frank (Michael Rapaport), who just happens to be Earl's old chum and Joy's former coworker. Frank reflects on his long-and-winding road to prison, which sheds light on Earl and Joy's first meeting. read more

The Gangs of Camden County Season 3, Episode 3

The prison warden (Craig T. Nelson) asks for Earl's help to end the growing problem of gang fighting in the jail yard. Meanwhile, Randy continues to have trouble adjusting to life without Earl and seeks to reunite with his jailed sibling. read more

My Name Is Inmate #28301-016

Earl has difficulty adapting to life behind bars, particularly when he runs afoul of a jailhouse bully. Problems continue outside of jail, as Randy has trouble adjusting to life without Earl, so Joy takes the boy-man under her wings. read more

My Name Is Inmate #28301-016 Season 3, Episode 2

Conclusion. Earl continues to tangle with a jailhouse bully; man-child Randy works to adapt to life on the outside without his big brother. read more

My Name Is Inmate #28301-016 Season 3, Episode 1

Part 1 of 2. Earl has difficulty adapting to life behind bars, particularly when he runs afoul of a jailhouse bully. Problems continue outside of jail, as Randy has trouble adjusting to life without Earl, so Joy takes the boy-man under her wings. read more

Get a Real Job; The Trial

When Earl lands his first real job, at an appliance store, the unseemly truths about class differences bubble to the surface. Then, Joy's trial for stealing a truck arrives---with Earl signed on to help her as a character witness. read more

The Trial Season 2, Episode 23

Earl (finally) becomes an adult, with a real job, an apartment, a GED and a burgeoning romance. Meanwhile, Joy's trial for stealing a truck arrives---with Earl signed on to help her as a character witness. Marlee Matlin, Giovanni Ribisi and Christine Taylor guest star. Duane “Dog” Chapman, of TV's “Dog the Bounty Hunter,” plays himself in a cameo appearance. read more

Get a Real Job Season 2, Episode 22

When Earl lands his first real job, at an appliance store, the unseemly truths about class differences bubble to the surface. Meanwhile, the stress of Joy's impending trial causes her to make an irrational decision. read more

GED Season 2, Episode 21

As a man who can't get a credit card because he lacks a high-school diploma, a job and even a true home, Earl makes strides to finally grow up. His first step: to return to school to get his GED. In due time, he also develops a newfound appreciation for the work of teachers. read more

Two Balls, Two Strikes Season 2, Episode 20

The death of Camden's most powerful citizen---one Richard Chubby---brings even nastier Little Chubby (Norm MacDonald) to town, as the younger man commandeers the family business. In time, both Earl and Little Chubby learn a valuable lesson about sacrifice. read more

Harassed a Reporter Season 2, Episode 19

As he helps Earl scratch off No. 29 on the list---“harrassed a reporter”---Randy realizes that he's played second fiddle to his dominant brother for far too long. Finally attempting to escape Earl's long shadow, Randy bears witness to the potent power of karma and the media. read more

Guess Who's Coming Out of Joy Season 2, Episode 18

Joy's current pregnancy prompts Earl to reflect on their troubled marriage and how he supported her when she was pregnant back then---with what he thought was his baby. Beau Bridges reprises his role as Earl's father. Montel Williams also guest stars. read more

The Birthday Party Season 2, Episode 17

Earl celebrates his birthday by reminiscing about all the items he's crossed off his list in the past year. Randy organizes a blowout bash for him at the Crab Shack, but it's Earl who ultimately gets crabby when he ends up focusing on his disappointments and past foul-ups. Carl Hickey: Beau Bridges. read more

Blow Season 2, Episode 16

A jarred Joy discovers she has a half sister---one Liberty Washington (Tamala Jones), an aspiring wrestler who just happens to be Joy's lifelong nemesis. Liberty's also on Earl's karmic list, as he once stole her identity and now tries to make amends. read more

Foreign Exchange Student Season 2, Episode 15

And then there was No. 44 on the karmic list, as Earl tries to atone for bullying a French exchange student (Ernie Grunwald) when both were children. Earl's plan is to fly his past quarry to the U.S. and show him the wonders of America. Meanwhile, newlyweds Randy and Catalina find their marriage evolving in bizarre ways. read more

Kept a Guy Locked in a Truck Season 2, Episode 14

A funeral is planned by Earl, who is desperate to make amends to a dead guy he wronged by locking in a truck. Meanwhile, newlyweds Randy and Catalina decide to get an apartment together. read more

Buried Treasure Season 2, Episode 13

Earl doesn't know who to believe when Joy, Darnell and Randy give differing accounts as to what happened to his missing buried treasure. read more

Our 'Cops' Is On! Season 2, Episode 12

Earl, Randy, Joy, Darnell and the other Crab Shack regulars spend a boring Sunday afternoon watching a 2003 repeat of the TV show “Cops,” which was filmed in Camden County and features their unlawful escapades. Donny Jones: Silas Weir Mitchell. Patty: Dale Dickey. Off. Bob Smiley: George Frangides. Off. Stuart Daniels: Mike O'Malley. Off. Bobbi Bowman: Kathy Kinney. read more

South of the Border Season 2, Episode 10

Part 1 of 2. Earl and Randy encounter obstacles as they travel to Mexico to get Catalina back. Meanwhile, Darnell has trouble adjusting to Joy's nicer personality now that she is taking medication to control her anger. Ray Santiago, Emilio Rivera. read more

South of the Border Season 2, Episode 11

Conclusion. While in Mexico searching for Catalina, Earl encounters a fashion-challenged criminal (John Leguizamo), and Randy helps fill a void in the life of a married couple. Back in Camden County, Darnell is annoyed by invasive neighbors and Joy's personality change. Emilio Rivera, Ray Santiago. read more

South of the Border

Earl and Randy encounter obstacles as they travel to Mexico to get Catalina back. Meanwhile, Darnell has trouble adjusting to Joy's nicer personality now that she is taking medication to control her anger. Ray Santiago, Emilio Rivera. read more

Born a Gamblin' Man Season 2, Episode 9

At Christmastime, Earl shows Kenny (Gregg Binkley) how to act more manly, and in the process they both develop compulsive gambling habits. Meanwhile, Randy prepares to declare his love for Catalina and Joy enters anger-management therapy. Ruby: Marlee Matlin. Doug: Jonathan Slavin. Nescobar-A-Lop-Lop: Abdoulaye N'Gom. Rosie: Cheryl Hawker. read more

Robbed a Stoner Blind Season 2, Episode 8

Earl and Randy repay a debt to a nonmaterialistic hippie (Christian Slater) by spending a week at the totally self-sufficient, environmentally friendly commune where he lives, an experience that opens Earl's eyes to global warming, which he decides to stop. Naked Nora: Eve Sigall. read more

Mailbox Season 2, Episode 7

Catalina helps Earl tackle No. 75 on his list: “Used a mailbox as a trash can.” This leads to the discovery of two undelivered letters---one is a declaration of a man's love; the other reveals that Darnell is in the Witness Protection Program. Wendy: Jenny McCarthy. Will: Johnny Sneed. read more

Made a Lady Think I Was God Season 2, Episode 6

Earl offers to persuade Millie Banks (Roseanne Barr), the miserable woman who used to manage the trailer park, to lift a restraining order against Joy. At the same time, he seeks Millie's forgiveness for No. 12 on his list: “Made a lady think I was God.” read more

Van Hickey Season 2, Episode 5

Ralph (Giovanni Ribisi) learns something quite upsetting about his mom (Beth Grant), which threatens to end his friendship with Earl. This occurs after Earl gets his old rock-and-roll band back together at the request of former lead singer Tom, a senior citizen who got kicked out of the group before they played their first---and only---gig. Kay: Nancy Lenehan. Tom: Larry Hankin. read more

Larceny of a Kitty Cat Season 2, Episode 4

Randy pursues a romantic relationship with a cat lover named Judy (Amy Sedaris) even though he's very allergic to kitties, and Earl prepares to pick up the pieces of his little brother's broken heart once Judy learns how Randy really feels about felines. read more

Sticks & Stones Season 2, Episode 3

Earl becomes reacquainted with an old classmate (Judy Greer) whom he had made fun of as a kid for having facial hair. Meanwhile, Joy is thrown a major curveball when she meets her court-appointed attorney. Ruby: Marlee Matlin. Coach Lou: Paul Ben-Victor. Doug: Jonathan Slavin. read more

Jump for Joy Season 2, Episode 2

Burt Reynolds guest stars as Richard Chubby, the “richest man in Camden County,” who also happens to be kind of crazy. Earl seeks Richard's financial help when Joy needs a large sum of money, but there's a hitch to receiving the cash that involves Catalina. read more

Very Bad Things Season 2, Episode 1

Earl tackles No. 183 on his list by taking Joy's side for a change, a decision that gets him mixed up in quite a fiasco. read more

Number One Season 1, Episode 24

Earl tries to cross off No. 1 on his list---“stole $10 from a guy at the Camden Market”---and discovers that his lucky lotto ticket should have been sold to someone else...namely, the guy he robbed. After giving away his winnings, Earl struggles to get by as he and Randy wait to be rewarded again by karma. Patty: Dale Dickey. Iqball: Abdul Goznobi. Roy Wade: Dennis Burkley. read more

BB Season 1, Episode 23

Earl reunites with a past crush (Miriam Shor), who's on his list because he once shot her with a BB gun. read more

Stole a Badge Season 1, Episode 22

Earl tackles No. 127 on his karmic list by making amends for pilfering a police officer's badge. When he discovers that the theft resulted in the cop's demotion, he tries to get the officer reinstated. Stuart Daniels: Mike O'Malley. read more

The Bounty Hunter Season 1, Episode 21

Juliette Lewis plays Earl's ex-girlfriend, a butt-kicking bounty hunter who is out to arrest Joy as payback for when Joy stole Earl---and a pair of Metallica tickets---from her. read more

Boogeyman Season 1, Episode 20

Earl finds himself taking orders from a 12-year-old boy named Albie (Malcolm David Kelley), who's both a bit spoiled and a bit neglected, in an attempt to make amends for frightening the child during a robbery six years earlier. read more

Y2K Season 1, Episode 19

Earl recounts how he, Randy, Joy, Darnell and Donnie spent the first day of the year 2000 cluelessly believing the worst had happened and that computers had taken over the world. Meanwhile, Catalina makes her way from Mexico to the U.S. under harrowing conditions. read more

Dad's Car Season 1, Episode 18

Earl and Randy are eager to make up for disappointing their mom (Nancy Lenehan) on past Mother's Days, but she would rather have them do a good deed for their father (Beau Bridges). Earl decides to make both his parents happy by getting back a classic car that had belonged to them before he lost it in a bet. Meanwhile, Joy has trouble enjoying her present: a kid-free week. read more

Didn't Pay Taxes Season 1, Episode 17

After cheating the government by not paying his taxes, Earl decides his next karmic payback should be to repay his debt. But the effort proves taxing to Earl, as the government doesn't seem to want his money. read more

The Professor Season 1, Episode 16

Earl's nervous about returning a laptop computer he stole from a college professor, mostly because he's uncomfortable around smart people. When the professor turns out to be a beautiful woman (Christine Taylor), he feels even more ill at ease, until she flatters him and asks him to speak about his list in front of her class. Meanwhile, Randy experiences fraternity life---and absolutely loves it. Cameron Bender. read more

Something to Live For Season 1, Episode 15

Earl takes it upon himself to help a suicidal trailer-park resident named Philo (Adam Goldberg) find meaning in life. What is obviously no simple task becomes far more difficult due to Philo's annoying and unlikable personality. read more

Monkeys in Space Season 1, Episode 14

Earl only has a limited amount of time to make up for ruining the birthday party of Hank Lange (Tim DeKay), an old friend who's about to be sent upstate to serve a 20-year prison term. Before that happens, Earl tries his best to grant Hank's wish of having his grandma, hometown newspaper and favorite donuts brought to him in jail. Meanwhile, after Joy calls him a mooch, Randy decides that it's time for him to hold down a job. read more

Stole P's HD Cart Season 1, Episode 13

Earl helps reopen a hot-dog cart that used to be an institution in Camden County before he and Ralph (Giovanni Ribisi) stole it after being paid $200 to do so by a larger competitor. Earl's plan to get the business back up and running is a smashing success---that is, until Ralph is sent by the rival company to set it on fire. read more

O Karma, Where Art Thou? Season 1, Episode 12

Earl has his faith in karma tested---big-time---when he takes a weeklong job at a fast-food restaurant that's managed by a real jerk who relishes in making the lives of his employees miserable. But the man doesn't seem to suffer any consequences for his rotten behavior. In fact, he has a lavish lifestyle that Earl envies. read more

Barn Burner Season 1, Episode 11

Dodge and Earl Jr. are refused entrance to the Right Choice Ranch, a camp that helps troubled kids turn their lives around, because the name on their application is Hickey, as in Earl Hickey, who accidentally burned down a barn during his stay there. To make up for his bad deed, Earl hopes to do some good for the campers by building a pen for their ostrich. Meanwhile, Randy tries to get over his lifelong fear of birds. read more

White Lie Christmas Season 1, Episode 10

At Christmas, Joy implores a reluctant Earl to pretend to still be her husband for the sake of her visiting parents, who she assumes wouldn't approve of Darnell. Meanwhile, Randy helps Earl cross No. 74 off his list by trying to win Joy a new car to make up for all of the disappointing presents Earl had given her on past holidays. read more

Cost Dad the Election Season 1, Episode 9

Beau Bridges plays Earl and Randy's dad, who lost the last mayoral election because of Earl. So Earl signs him up to run again, against Dad's wishes. Kay: Nancy Lenehan. Park: Kipp Shiotani. Ronda: Niecy Nash. Officer Smiley: George Frangides. read more

Joy's Wedding Season 1, Episode 8

Randy's invited to Joy's wedding but Earl isn't. The event is purposely scheduled on Earl's birthday, leading to an addition to Earl's list. Darnell: Eddie Steeples. Patty: Dale Dickey. Willie: Bill Suplee. DJ Dave: Johnny Hoops. Daneesha: Pam Trotter. Darnell's Mom: Toya Brown. read more

Stole Beer From a Golfer Season 1, Episode 7

Earl's repayment of ill-gotten beer reveals his actions had severe repercussions for a golfer, and he sets to right them all, though it may mean missing the county fair. Scott: Johnny Galecki. Tess: Kristina Hayes. Boss: Raymond Ma. Nurse: Jill Benjamin. read more

Broke Joy's Fancy Figurine Season 1, Episode 6

Earl risks his life to pay a debt to Joy, who tries to trip him up so he'll have to give her something she wants instead of what he owes her. Shelley: Missi Pyle. Candy: Chloe Grace Moretz. Tim Stack: Himself. Gertrude: Ellen Albertini Dow. Little Joy: Gigi Goff. Joy: Jaime Pressly. Earl: Jason Lee. Randy: Ethan Suplee. read more

Teacher Earl Season 1, Episode 5

Earl teaches English to foreigners, who have something to say when an old pal objects to the new, karmic Earl. Ralph: Giovanni Ribisi. Kim: Wahn Lee. Vali: Pramod Kumar. Nescobar-a-lop-lop: Abdoulaye N'Gom. Randy: Ethan Suplee. Catalina: Nadine Velazquez. read more

Faked His Own Death Season 1, Episode 4

After coming clean with an emotionally fragile woman he dumped with a lie, Earl finds himself back with her---and needing another ploy. Natalie: Beth Riesgraf. Dirk: Dax Shepard. Natalie's Mom: Darcy Shean. Barbie: Frances Callier. Catalina: Nadine Velazquez. Randy: Ethan Suplee. Earl: Jason Lee. read more

Randy's Touchdown Season 1, Episode 3

Unaware that Earl's money is inside, Joy has his car impounded, just after Earl got Randy back into high school to atone for fixing a football game. Kenny: Gregg Binkley. Rosie: Cheryl Hawker. Loan Officer: Kendall Clement. Joy: Jaime Pressly. Randy: Ethan Suplee. Darnell: Eddie Steeples. read more

Quit Smoking Season 1, Episode 2

Next on Earl's list: quit smoking, or right things with a guy he let do time for his crime. And either one could be dangerous. Donny's Mom: Kathryn Joosten. Donny: Silas Weir Mitchell. read more

Pilot Episode Season 1, Episode 1

In the series pilot, Earl's epiphany inspires him to right his wrongs, starting with a geek he beat up in grade school. Carson Daly and Trace Adkins have cameos as themselves. Kenny: Gregg Binkley. read more

Inside Probe

The news show "Inside Probe" arrives in Camden to investigate the vanishing of Crab Shack owner Ernie Belcher. The story finally airs eight years later, with Earl and Randy emerging as the suspects. Guest stars include Geraldo Rivera and racer Michael Waltrip. read more

My Name Is Earl Episode: "My Name Is Inmate #28301-016"

Episode Synopsis: Earl has difficulty adapting to life behind bars, particularly when he runs afoul of a jailhouse bully. Problems continue outside of jail, as Randy has trouble adjusting to life without Earl, so Joy takes the boy-man under her wings.
Original Air Date: Sep 28, 2007

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Premiered: September 20, 2005, on NBC
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: A petty crook sets out to make amends for his life in this quirky comedy created by Greg Garcia ('Yes, Dear'). Jason Lee brings an endearing warmth to the title role of Earl, who wins $100,000 on a lottery card, and loses it when he's hit by a car. In the hospital, Earl experiences an epiphany---courtesy of Carson Daly, of all people---and resolves to right his wrongs. Along for Earl's ride: his ne'er-do-well brother Randy and a sexy motel maid.

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