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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 Episode: 19, Season: My Name Is Earl - Season 1

Original Airing: 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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Our Other Cops is On! Pa... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Our Other Cops is On! Part 1 Episode: 7, Season: My Name is Earl - Season 3

Original Airing: 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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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Episode: 1, Season: My Name Is Earl - Season 1

Original Airing: 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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Sweet Johnny is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Sweet Johnny Episode: 5, Season: My Name Is Earl - Season 4

Original Airing: 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 Episode: 13, Season: My Name Is Earl - Season 2

Original Airing: 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-... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
My Name Is Inmate 28301-016, Part 1 Episode: 1, Season: My Name is Earl - Season 3

Original Airing: 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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Robbed a Stoner Blind is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Robbed a Stoner Blind Episode: 8, Season: My Name Is Earl - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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Quit Smoking is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Quit Smoking Episode: 2, Season: My Name Is Earl - Season 1

Original Airing: 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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Larceny of a Kitty Cat ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Larceny of a Kitty Cat Episode: 4, Season: My Name Is Earl - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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The Trial is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
The Trial Episode: 23, Season: My Name Is Earl - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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Our 'Cops' Is On is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Season 2 Episode 12: It's the end of the week at the Crab Shack - the beer is finished, the food is finished, and everyone is bored. When "Cops" comes on, everybody notices it's the Camden County episode they were all featured in.
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The Birthday Party is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
The Birthday Party Episode: 17, Season: My Name Is Earl - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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White Lie Christmas is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
White Lie Christmas Episode: 10, Season: My Name Is Earl - Season 1

Original Airing: 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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Jump For Joy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Jump For Joy Episode: 2, Season: My Name Is Earl - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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Mailbox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Mailbox Episode: 7, Season: My Name Is Earl - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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G.E.D. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
G.E.D. Episode: 21, Season: My Name Is Earl - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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The Professor is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
The Professor Episode: 16, Season: My Name Is Earl - Season 1

Original Airing: 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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Stole an RV is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Stole an RV Episode: 4, Season: My Name Is Earl - Season 4

Original Airing: 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 Coun... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
The Gangs of Camden County Episode: 3, Season: My Name is Earl - Season 3

Original Airing: 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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Stole A Badge is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Season 1 Episode 22: While hanging out next to a storm drain, Earl and Randy come across an object from their past--a police badge.
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Stole Beer From A Golfer... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
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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Made A Lady Think I Was ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
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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Joy's Wedding is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
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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Very Bad Things is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
Very Bad Things Episode: 1, Season: My Name Is Earl - Season 2

Original Airing: 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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Two Balls, Two Strikes ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best My Name Is Earl Episodes
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.