Sep. 20, 2005
30 min.
NBC TV Network

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My Name Is Earl

Upon discovering that he is the holder of a winning lottery ticket, Earl is hit by a car and the ticket blows out of his hand as he lies unconscious in the street. While recovering in the hospital and watching television, Earl has a karmic epiphany, and sets out to right every wrong he has done...

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My Name Is Earl Season 1 (2005-2006)

1x01 1 1x01 Pilot
Earl Hickey was never one to care much about what consequences his actions had unto others, though after being hit by a car shortly after he won the lottery, he finds himself hospitalized ...
Sep. 20, 2005
1x02 1 1x02 Quit Smoking
Having already succeeded at righting one of the wrongs on his list, Earl must now decide what it is that he wishes to do next. However, he finds it difficult to actually tackle some ...
Sep. 27, 2005
1x03 1 1x03 Randy's Touchdown
Earl decides he wants to use some of his lotto money to pay back the winnings he earned from a football game that he had Randy fix for him back in high school, as Randy used to play ...
Oct. 04, 2005
1x04 1 1x04 Faked His Own Death
In order to get out of a relationship he wasn’t happy with in the past, Earl had once faked his own death, as in doing such he could easily leave the woman without having to deal ...
Oct. 11, 2005
1x05 1 1x05 Teacher Earl
Earl teaches English as a Second Language so that he can cross "made fun of people with accents" off his list. When an old friend, Ralph, gets out of prison Earl convinces him to try ...
Oct. 18, 2005
1x06 1 1x06 Broke Joy's Fancy Figurine
Continuing down his list, Earl must help Joy's former nemesis and her daughter win a beauty pageant in order to replace her figurine that he broke. The rare and prestigious princess ...
Nov. 01, 2005
1x07 1 1x07 Stole Beer From A Golfer
This time Earl decides to pick something simple from his list - stole beer from a golfer - so that he and Randy can attend the county fair like they do every year. Seven months prior, ...
Nov. 08, 2005
1x08 1 1x08 Joy's Wedding
Earl learns that Joy has neglected to invite him to her and Darnell’s wedding from Randy's invitation, which instructs him to bring "anyone but Earl." Randy of course invites Catalina ...
Nov. 15, 2005
1x09 1 1x09 Cost Dad An Election
Earl sets out to mend his relationship with his father Carl by trying to cross number four off of his list: "blew dad's chance to be elected mayor." Four years prior, Carl ran for mayor ...
Nov. 22, 2005
1x10 1 1x10 White Lie Christmas
As the holiday season comes under way a few secrets are exposed when Earl attempts to cross number seventy-four off of his list: "always ruined Joy's Christmas." Earl, Randy, and Catalina ...
Dec. 06, 2005
1x11 1 1x11 Barn Burner
When Joy's kids are denied enrollment into the camp for troubled youth at the Right Choice Ranch, Earl realizes his reputation for burning down the Ranch's barn when he was a youngster ...
Jan. 05, 2006
1x12 1 1x12 O Karma, Where Art Thou?
Earl and Randy try to return a stolen wallet when they find out that taking the money cost two newlyweds their honeymoon. Not satisfied enough to cross this off his list, Earl decides ...
Jan. 12, 2006
1x13 1 1x13 Stole P's Hd Cart
Earl does right when he returns a Pops' Old Fashioned Wiener hot dog cart, which he and Ralph had stolen years prior. His good deed is undone, however, when Ralph, working for the competition, ...
Jan. 19, 2006
1x14 1 1x14 Monkeys In Space
When one of Earl's old friends is arrested, he decides to make amends for number eighteen on his list - "told an inappropriate story at Hank Lange's birthday party". Hank requests that ...
Jan. 26, 2006
1x15 1 1x15 Something To Live For
Earl takes his car troubles as a sign that it is time for him to redeem himself for a long run of stealing gas out of a complete stranger's car. A few months back, Earl and Randy siphoned ...
Feb. 02, 2006
1x16 1 1x16 The Professor
On their way to return a stolen laptop, Earl and Randy knock over a bus stop sign. Earl promises an elderly woman that he'll fix the sign after returning the laptop, but he is sidetracked ...
Feb. 09, 2006
1x17 1 1x17 Didn't Pay Taxes
Earl realizes that he had been cheating the government by failing to pay his taxes in the past. After adding, "cheating the government" to his list, Earl becomes determined to pay the ...
Mar. 02, 2006
1x18 1 1x18 Dad's Car
When Mother's Day rolls around, Earl remembers that he has never given his mother a good Mother's Day gift. Just as he and Randy are about to finish carrying out his long overdue gift ...
Mar. 16, 2006
1x19 1 1x19 Y2K
When Earl decides to cross number twenty-four off his list, "stole a red take-a-number machine," he finds that he has to first convince Randy it's the right thing to do. Randy's fondness ...
Mar. 23, 2006
1x20 1 1x20 Boogeyman
A few years ago Earl succeeded in affirming a child's fear of the boogieman when he broke into the Tollhurst household and hid under their six-year-old's bed to escape getting caught ...
Mar. 30, 2006
1x21 1 1x21 Bounty Hunter
In order to protect Joy, Earl finds himself in desperate need to take care of number forty-five on his list, "ditched Jessie to marry Joy." When Jessie, Earl's ex-girlfriend, returns ...
Apr. 06, 2006
1x22 1 1x22 Stole a Badge
While hanging out next to a storm drain, Earl and Randy come across an object from their past--a police badge. Several years earlier, Earl, Randy and Joy engaged in a scam in which ...
Apr. 27, 2006
1x23 1 1x23 BB
Earl sets out to make up for number 147 on his list, "shot Gwen Waters with a BB gun." To do so, Earl must reunite Gwen with her estranged father. Getting the father to cooperate proves ...
May. 04, 2006
1x24 1 1x24 Number One
In the super-sized season finale, Darnell suggests that Earl cross off number-one from his list -- "stole $10 from a guy at the Camden Market" -- but Earl soon discovers that he owes ...
May. 11, 2006
Season Guides

Season 1 Characters

Earl Hickey played by Jason Lee
Randy Hickey played by Ethan Suplee
Joy Turner played by Jaime Pressly
Catalina played by Nadine Velazquez
Darnell Turner played by Eddie Steeples
Dodge played by Louis T. Moyle
Earl Jr. played by Trey Carlisle
Young Earl played by Noah Crawford
Crab Shack Patron played by Eric Shackelford (II)
Patty played by Dale Dickey
Nescobar-A-Lop-Lop played by Abdoulaye NGom
Willie the One-Eyed Mailman played by Bill Suplee
Kenny James played by Gregg Binkley
Officer Bob Smiley played by George Frangides
Ralph Mariano played by Giovanni Ribisi
Hank Lange played by Tim DeKay
Carl Hickey played by Beau Bridges
Donny Jones played by Silas Weir Mitchell
Kay Hickey played by Nancy Lenehan
Young Randy played by Ryan Armstrong (III)
TV's Tim Stack played by Timothy Stack
Nurse played by Jill Benjamin
Old Man played by Art Frankel
Mrs. James played by Laura Gardner
Didi - One Legged Girl played by Tracy Ashton

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Season 1 Videos

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Season 1 Quotes

01x02 - Quit Smoking Season 1 / Episode 2: - Quit Smoking

Earl: I was gonna focus on quitting smoking. But it turns out quitting smoking is stressful. And when I'm stressed-out, I smoke.
01x11 - Barn Burner Season 1 / Episode 11: - Barn Burner

Catalina: It's okay. We all have fears. I fear snakes and rape.
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Season 1 Trivia

  • Episode 17 - In the opening scene Randy is watching 'Sigmund and the Seamonsters'. This was a two season children's show produced by Sid and Marty Krofft. In three previous episodes Randy was watching 'H. R. Pufnstuf', also a Krofft production. Sid and Marty shows were generally high concept programs.
  • Episode 19 - Goof (crew or equipment visible): The camera crew is reflected in the corner of the television screen when Earl is putting down the Oreo cookie outsides to steal a TV from Donny.
  • Episode 16 - Goof (continuity error): At the cocktail party, a bird craps on the corner of Earl's shoulder. When he wipes it off, the spot is nearer to the lapel. In subsequent scenes the spot is on the corner again.
  • Episode 09 - Beau Bridges (Carl Hickey) plays General Hank Landry in Stargate SG-1 and Atlantis. Near the end of the show, Carl Hickey mentions a John Shepard, who was repaid for a broken window from 15 years ago by Earl Hickey. Col. John Shepard (later Major) is a main character in Stargate Atlantis.
  • Episode 13 - The song playing while "the gang" is casing (and robbing) the jewelry store is "Outa-Space" by Billy Preston.

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