TV Episodes The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes  

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List of the best My Name Is Earl episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. My Name Is Earl is a comedy series that aired on NBC from 2005-2009. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top My Name Is Earl episodes of all time are. Fans of My Name Is Earl are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

This list is made up of episodes like "Robbed a Stoner Blind" and "Camdenites: Part 1." What is the best My Name Is Earl episode of all time? Look below and find out.

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Y2K is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Y2K Mar 23 2006 When Earl is attempting to cross number 24 ("Stole a red 'Take-a-number' machine” ) off his list, Randy tries to get Earl to back down by trying to make him remember, through a flashback, ...more

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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Pilot Sep 20 2005 Today is the first day of the rest of Earl Hickey's life. After coming into a $100,000 scratch-off lottery ticket and losing it just as fast upon being hit by a car, Earl has an epiphany in the ...more

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Our Other Cops is On! Part 1 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Our Other Cops is On! Part 1 Nov 01 2007 Earl and Randy watch the filming of Cops in Camden County where the different situations are slightly related to Earl. Meanwhile, Kenny's hatred for Earl is caught on camera.

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Sweet Johnny is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Sweet Johnny Oct 09 2008 Earl wants to make up for sleeping with local stuntman Sweet Johnny's girlfriend, while Joy feels the need to buy a gun.

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Buried Treasure is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Buried Treasure Jan 11 2007 In classic whodunit fashion, Earl must determine who took his stolen "treasure" so he can cross it off his list. Joy, Darnell and Randy all give their own version of what happened to ...more

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My Name Is Inmate 28301-016, P... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
My Name Is Inmate 28301-016, Part 1 Sep 27 2007 Earl begins his prison sentence. Meanwhile, Joy tries to repay Earl by taking care of Randy (who is struggling to adjust) and a prison bully is looking for Earl.

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The Birthday Party is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
The Birthday Party Feb 15 2007 Earl wants to use his birthday to look back on all the good he's done over the past year, but at his party, everyone seems to want to talk about his past misdeeds instead.

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The Trial is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
The Trial May 10 2007 Things are finally looking up for Earl with a GED, a job, a new apartment and love interest however it may all come crashing down during Joy's trial date. Earl's shocking testimony could help ...more

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G.E.D. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
G.E.D. Apr 26 2007 Earl tries to apply for a credit card but is declined because he doesn't have a job or a proper place to live, so he goes back to school to receive a diploma, where he realizes how hard it is ...more

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Mailbox is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Mailbox Nov 09 2006 Catalina helps Earl cross off No. 75 on his list "Used a mailbox as a trash can" This leads to the discovery of two undelivered letters one is a declaration of a man's love the other ...more

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White Lie Christmas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
White Lie Christmas Dec 06 2005 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 ...more

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Larceny of a Kitty Cat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Larceny of a Kitty Cat Oct 12 2006 Earl scratches number 56 off his list when he must return a prize winning cat back to its owner after sabotaging a cat show in Joy's favor. Meanwhile Randy forms an attraction with the cat’s

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Robbed a Stoner Blind is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Robbed a Stoner Blind Nov 16 2006 In the middle of a heat wave, Earl decides to cross number 26 off his list "Robbed a Stoner Blind." To accomplish this task Earl and Randy find Woody the stoner and must live an ...more

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Jump For Joy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Jump For Joy Sep 28 2006 In order to help a friend Earl has to raise a lot of money. He goes to Richard Chubby (Burt Reynolds), owner of Club Chubby a local strip club. He agrees to loan Earl the money if Earl can ...more

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The Professor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
The Professor Feb 09 2006 Earl's nervous about returning a laptop computer he stole from a college professor, mostly because he's uncomfortable around smart people. When the professor turns out to be a beautiful woman, ...more

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Quit Smoking is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Quit Smoking Sep 27 2005 Earl must make amends to Donny, an intimidating thug who spent two years in jail for a robbery Earl committed. Oddly enough, the only way he can do this is by helping Donny's mom quit smoking. ...more

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Stole an RV is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Stole an RV Oct 02 2008 To cross Jerry (guest star Jerry Van Dyke) off of his list, Earl can't just return the RV he stole, mostly because Randy blew it up. Earl and Randy set out to find what might make this grumpy ...more

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The Gangs of Camden County is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
The Gangs of Camden County Oct 04 2007 Earl is offered a deal to receive a lesser sentence if he can resolve problems between rival gangs. But, he finds the task harder than he expected. Meanwhile, Randy looks for ways to join Earl ...more

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Blow is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Blow Feb 08 2007 Earl takes on number 101 on his list, "Stole a girl's identity." The girl turns out to be Joy's half-sister that she never knew about and the one person that could possibly help her ...more

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Very Bad Things is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Very Bad Things Sep 21 2006 When Joy and Darnell get into an argument over her surprise birthday, Earl jumps at the opportunity to cross off number 183 on his list “Never took Joy’s side”. Meanwhile Joy runs into various ...more

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Friends with Benefits is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Friends with Benefits Feb 12 2009 When Mr. Turtle returns back to Earl, he wants to bring him back to Darnell. Meanwhile, Joy and Darnell have to adapt to a new lifestyle of their cover identities.

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Stole P's HD Cart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Stole P's HD Cart Season 1 Episode 13: Earl does right when he returns a Pops' Old Fashioned Weiner hot dog cart, which he and Ralph (guest star Giovanni Ribisi) had stolen years prior.

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Stole Beer From A Golfer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Stole Beer From A Golfer Season 1 Episode 7: 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.

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Joy's Wedding is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Joy's Wedding Season 1 Episode 8: 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."

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Creative Writing is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Creative Writing Oct 18 2007 Earl is given an assignment after attending a prison class which focuses on creative writing: to write a story. Soon Earl realises that writing is harder than he thought.

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Kept a Guy Locked in a Truck is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Kept a Guy Locked in a Truck Jan 18 2007 Earl attempts to figure out how to make amends to a dead guy that he once locked in a truck. Meanwhile, newlyweds Randy and Catalina go hunting for an apartment.

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Dodge's Dad is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Dodge's Dad Season 4 Episode 27: Earl searches for Dodge's dad - Norm MacDonald ("Saturday Night Live") returns as Little Chubby.

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Get A Real Job is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Get A Real Job Season 2 Episode 22: In this super-sized episode, Earl is faced with belated growing pains when he decides to get his first real job at an appliance store and his qualifications as a salesperson are questioned.

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No Heads and a Duffle Bag is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
No Heads and a Duffle Bag Season 3 Episode 14: With Earl still in a coma, Randy and Joy decide to continue crossing items off Earl's list to improve his recovery.

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Sold A Guy A Lemon Car is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Sold A Guy A Lemon Car Season 4 Episode 9: When a mysterious man moves next door to Earl and Randy a life-or-death item suddenly jumps to the top of the list. Meanwhile, Joy becomes obsessed with winning a science fair so that she can buy something special with the prize money. Nadine Velazquez and Eddie Steeples also star.

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South Of The Border, Part Uno is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
South Of The Border, Part Uno Season 2 Episode 10: Part Uno - After Earl accidentally gets Catalina deported, Earl and Randy go on a full-fledged mission to get Catalina back.

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Quit Your Snitchin' is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Quit Your Snitchin' Season 4 Episode 7: Earl finds out that he is no longer covered by the criminal code of ethics when someone steals Randy's birthday present from him. When he learns that the law of the underworld no longer protects him, Earl struggles with the idea of going to the police, despite Joy's protests that snitches are the lowest of the low.

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We've Got Spirit is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
We've Got Spirit Season 4 Episode 6: To cross Randy off his list, Earl takes his brother to cheerleading camp. Once there, the tight cheer pants and their lack of flexibility are not their only problem.

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Stole An RV is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Stole An RV Season 4 Episode 4: To cross Jerry off his list, Earl can't just return the RV he stole, mostly because Randy blew it up. Earl and Randy set out to find what might make this grumpy war hero happy, and accidentally turn him into a 75-year-old killing machine.

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Guess Who's Coming Out Of ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Guess Who's Coming Out Of Joy Season 2 Episode 18: Joy’s (Jaime Pressly) pregnancy reminds Earl (Jason Lee) of the time she was pregnant with their child, or what he thought was their child.

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I Won't Die With A Little ... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
I Won't Die With A Little Help From My Friends, Part 1 & 2 Season 3 Episode 12: Earl is still lying in the middle of the road next to Billie, both of whom are unconscious after being hit by a car. The accident puts Earl in a coma and takes him to an alternate world in the form of a sitcom.

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Two Balls, Two Strikes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Two Balls, Two Strikes Season 2 Episode 20: After the unexpected death of Richard Chubby - the most powerful man in Camden - the crueler and meaner Little Chubby comes back to town to take over the family business.

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The Magic Hour is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
The Magic Hour Season 4 Episode 1: When Joy cons Make-A-Wish to send a celebrity to her trailer, Earl remembers a wish he stole from a dying child and decides it's time to cross him off the list.

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Stole a Motorcycle is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Stole a Motorcycle Season 3 Episode 13: Earl is still in a coma, but Randy realizes that each item he completes off Earl's list helps Earl get better. After letting fate pick his next task, Randy gathers Joy and Darnell to help him solve the mystery of the stolen motorcycle from the Teutul family.

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Camdenites Part 1 & 2 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Camdenites Part 1 & 2 Season 3 Episode 18: Earl is still questioning karma bringing Billie into his life. With the troubles in their marriage escalating, Earl turns to friends for advice.

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The Gang's of Camden Count... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
The Gang's of Camden County Season 3 Episode 2: With karma back on his side, Earl is approached by the jail warden to help resolve one of the biggest problems going on in the jail yard.

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Love Octagon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Love Octagon Season 3 Episode 16: After waking up from a coma, Earl now knew what was important in his life and he was set on going after it.

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Killerball is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Killerball Season 3 Episode 15: Randy decides that putting Earl in long-term care is not the best decision, so he decides to take care of Earl himself

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Early Release is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Early Release Season 3 Episode 10: After all of the early release certificates that Earl has received from the Warden, the day has finally come for Earl to be released from prison. Or not?

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Bad Earl is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Bad Earl Season 3 Episode 11: Earl's lifestyle in prison seems to be transitioning to his regular life outside of bars. He is having a hard time adjusting back to normal life and continues to hold a grudge with karma.

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Earl And Joy's Anniversary is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Earl And Joy's Anniversary Season 4 Episode 10: When Earl goes to fix one of his wrongs he begins to reminisce about his first wedding anniversary with Joy when Randy threw them a surprise party at the crab shack. But when Earl's more successful and handsome cousin Blake shows up Earl feels like a less than adequate husband. Meanwhile, killer bees have descended on Camden county trapping Darnell, Catalina, Kenny and Patty the daytime hooker in a phone booth.

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Made A Lady Think I Was God is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Made A Lady Think I Was God Season 2 Episode 6: When Joy needs a restraining order lifted in order to improve her image for an upcoming trial, Earl decides to confront number 12 on his list - "Made a Lady Think I was God."

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O Karma, Where Art Thou? is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
O Karma, Where Art Thou? Season 1 Episode 12: Earl and Randy try to return a stolen wallet when they find out that taking the money cost two newlyweds their honeymoon.

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Faked His Own Death is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Faked His Own Death Season 1 Episode 4: While atoning for stealing from a convenience store, Earl spots Natalie (guest star Beth Riesgraf), a very needy, clingy girl whom he broke up with by faking his own death.

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Broke Joy's Fancy Figurine is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Broke Joy's Fancy Figurine Season 1 Episode 6: 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.