Season 1 Episodes

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Number One

Season 1, Episode 24 - Air Date: 5/11/2006
Earl tries to deal with the fact that he stole $10 from a guy at the Camden Market. That $10 was used to buy his winning lottery ticket.
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Season 1, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/4/2006
Earl heads to the courthouse to pay some tickets and runs into Gwen Waters, a woman he shot with a BB when he was younger.
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Stole a Badge

Season 1, Episode 22 - Air Date: 4/27/2006
Earl once stole a badge from a police officer. He tries to make up and later finds out that the officer got demoted because of him.
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The Bounty Hunter

Season 1, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/6/2006
Before he was tricked into marrying Joy, Earl was previously dating Jesse, a clerk at a bail bonds company.
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Season 1, Episode 20 - Air Date: 3/30/2006
Earl and the gang tried to rob a house but the owners returned, forcing Earl to get stuck hiding in kid's bedroom under the bed.
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Season 1, Episode 19 - Air Date: 3/23/2006
Earl sets out to make up for number 24 on his list and recalls how the gang met during Y2K.
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Dad's Car

Season 1, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/16/2006
On Mother's Day, Earl decides to make up for all of the horrible mother's days he's given his mom. He and Randy help her have a perfect Mother's Day but when they watch some old home videos, his Dad sees the old Mustang that Earl lost and thus he decides to make up for it.
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Didn't Pay Taxes

Season 1, Episode 17 - Air Date: 3/2/2006
Earl finds a check from an old odd job he did and feels he cheated the government because he did not pay taxes.
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The Professor

Season 1, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/9/2006
While Earl and Randy try to return a laptop they stole, they accidentally knock over a bus stop sign.
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Something to Live For

Season 1, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/2/2006
Earl is having car trouble and sees it as a sign to makeup for sucking gas out of a hose. It later turns out that by stealing the gas, he prevented a suicide.
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Monkeys in Space

Season 1, Episode 14 - Air Date: 1/26/2006
Earl once told an inappropriate story at Hank Lange's birthday party and now he must work fast before Hank gets shipped off to the state penitentiary.
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Stole P's HD Cart

Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/19/2006
Earl returns a hot-dog cart he and Randy previously stole. However, his efforts go to waste when Ralph, who works for the competition, sets fire to the cart.
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O Karma, Where Are Thou?

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/12/2006
Earl once stole a wallet from a guy at the gas station. He later gives back the wallet that he stole with the $1000 that was in it.
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Barn Burner

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/5/2006
Earl heads to the Camp for Troubled Boys to make up for "burning down a barn at camp," which got him and his family banned from camp.
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White Lie Christmas

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/6/2005
Earl ruined all his Christmas celebrations with Joy, so he, Randy and Catalina try to win a Dodge Neon in a contest wherein they had to keep their hands on said car, in an attempt to get Joy the car for a Christmas present.
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Cost Dad the Election

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/22/2005
Earl tries to make up for stealing a car from girl with one leg, and later gets beat up by her boyfriend with no legs.
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Joy's Wedding

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/15/2005
Earl's ex-wife marries Darnell the crab man and Randy is invited, not Earl. To inflict more pain, Joy schedules the wedding on Earl's birthday so that all of their friends won't be able to celebrate with him.
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Stole Beer from a Golfer

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/8/2005
Earl attempts to help Scott get over his enthusiasm with golf, which was caused when Earl and Randy started fixing Scott's golf game in exchange for free beer.
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Broke Joy's Fancy Figurine

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/1/2005
To replace a fancy figurine that Earl broke ages ago, he helps Joy's former adversary and her daughter win a mother/daughter beauty pageant.
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Teacher Earl

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/18/2005
Catalina advices Earl to teach English as a second language to remove one item off his list--"Made fun of people with accents.
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Faked My Own Death

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/11/2005
Years ago, Earl met a tough biker chick at a Halloween party and immediately fell in love with her. They hit it off, but when the costumes came off, it was made clear that they weren't made for each other and Earl took desperate measures to get out of the relationship.
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Randy's Touchdown

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/4/2005
When they were in high school, Earl ruined Randy's chance of scoring a touchdown during a key football game.
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Quit Smoking

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/27/2005
The very intimidating thug Donny spent two years in jail for a crime Earl committed. Oddly enough, Earl can still make it up by helping Donny's mother quit smoking.
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/20/2005
Earl J. Hickey is a casual thief whose life is messed up. However, things get even more chaotic after he wins a lottery ticket worth $100,000.