While Earl and Randy try to return a laptop they stole, they accidentally knock over a bus stop sign. Earl promises to fix the sign, but gets distracted by the laptops owner, the beautiful college professor Alex Meyers. She becomes interested in Earl and his list, and they soon begin dating. Earl soon realizes that he is the target of bad accidents and random acts of violence and remembers that he hasnt fixed the bus stop sign yet. Meanwhile Randy takes an interest in college life and becomes a frat boy.