My Name Is Earl: Season 1, Episode 17

Didn't Pay Taxes (2 Mar. 2006)

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Earl tries to make up for not paying taxes his whole life. Unfortunately, the Government is not interested in his money, so he has to figure out another way to pay the money back.



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Earl realizes he hasn't always paid his taxes and adds paying his taxes to his list. While Randy gets himself a moped, Earl calculates how much he has to pay the government but it turns out he can't pay the money because the government didn't ask for it, which means Earl now has to find an alternative way to pay the government the tax money back. His attempts to pay the money involve him trying to fix a hole in the road, being mistaken for a prisoner and climbing an old water tower with Randy. Written by Marco van Hoof <>

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