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My Name Is Earl 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2005–2009)
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A ne'er do well wins $100,000 in the lottery and decides to right all the wrongs from his past with his newfound realization.
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Nominated for 4 Golden Globes. Another 15 wins & 70 nominations. See more awards »

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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 B&M

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You know when you do something stupid and you realize your life sucks? Well, that's me! My Name Is Earl! See more »

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The character Darnell Turner in the show, is part of the Witness Protection Program, and his original name is Harry Monroe. In season two, episode seven, his past is found out by his wife, and he is kicked out of his house by her, for not telling her or anybody about his past. Later, he is allowed back in, and his children ask him to tell them a bedtime story, and he tells them about the story of Harry Monroe. See more »

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In the scenes where pregnant "Joy" is in the shower, the body double is wearing flesh colored panties, just barely visible at the bottom of the screen. This goof is likely not visible on CRT televisions that over-scan. See more »

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Joy: [to Darnell] When the bar closes let's do it on the pool table like Jodie Foster did in that porno.
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Crazy Credits

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 »

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Referenced in The Cleveland Show: Ladies' Night (2009) See more »

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Looks like this show is going to have a good run!
20 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

"My Name Is Earl" is one of the funniest new shows of 2005! "My Name Is Earl" is about this guy named Earl (Jason Lee) who is a redneck and one day he wins $100,000 off a lottery ticket and then decides to make a list of things that he did wrong from his past with his new realization about how much his life sucks. So I think this show will probably be a hit and go for a few seasons since I'm sure that every episode is going to be where he is checking off his list and making sure that his life gets better. This show premiered on NBC, September 2005.

User Rating: 9/10

BOTTOM LINE: SOUNDS LIKE THIS SHOW WILL HAVE A GOOD AMOUNT OF EPISODES!


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