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.
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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Did You Know?
The phrase "son of a bitch" is used once in every episode. See more
When Joy is shown counterfeiting 20's in 1996, they are the bills that were redesigned in 2004. See more
I should be on that show where you have to remember the names of things. What's it called again?
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 (500) Days of Summer