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
Karma is a funny thing.
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Did You Know?
Producer Gregory Thomas Garcia
first pitched the show to Fox, which passed on it. About 18 months later executives at NBC got interested after reading the pilot script that Garcia had sent to several networks. See more
When Joy is shown counterfeiting 20's in 1996, they are the bills that were redesigned in 2004. See more
Is his sister getting married? Is she? Cause if she didn't ask me to be a bridesmaid I swear to God, I will march down to that Club Chubby and wrap her neck around that pole!
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
Referenced in Raising Hope: Burt Rocks