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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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In my past life, I'd have stolen this magazine. Now I'm in it. Must be Karma... See more »

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Trivia

Big Chubby, played by Burt Reynolds, is the father of Little Chubby, who is played by Norm MacDonald. Norm repeatedly impersonated Reynolds on Saturday Night Live (1975), and used the same clothing from his parodies on this show. 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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[repeated line]
Joy: Oh, snap!
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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 Face Off: Scene of the Crime (2012) See more »

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Finally something original
21 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

I loved the show........but what I loved most was finally seeing something that showed some semblance of an original thought. Time will tell how good or bad this show is but I think it is off to a great start..Almost every show that debuts today is simply the repackaging of a previous idea or concept.My name is Earl is an obvious attempt to provide something different and hopefully far better than todays traditional boiler-plate sitcom model.Expect that this show will break new ground in television and someday will be mentioned with other shows like "Married with Children " or" All in the Family" that stretched the limits while showcasing the dysfunctional direction of family life in todays America.


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