Earl is a low-life who buys a winning lottery ticket, only to get hit by a car, losing the ticket in the process. He then realizes in the hospital that his bad luck is the result of karma in which fate punishes him for all the rotten things he's ever done in his life; therefore, he then decides to dedicate his life to making amends to all the people he has hurt in his life. Written by
You know when you do something stupid and you realize your life sucks? Well, that's me! My Name Is Earl!
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In series creator Gregory Thomas Garcia
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When Joy is shown counterfeiting 20's in 1996, they are the bills that were redesigned in 2004. See more
The "Amigos de Garcia" production company card in the closing credits features a different friend of Executive Producer 'Gregory Thomas Garcia' every week. See more