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  My Name Is Earl - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Earl's last name, Hickey, is a reference to the lead character in Eugene O'Neill's classic play The Iceman Cometh, who comes to realize that resisting the judgement due (his karma) is making his life unbearable.
In "Teacher Earl", Earl says that a Yin and Yang symbol (a Taijitu) is Karma, while in fact it is a Taoist symbol with nothing to do with the Indian concept of Karma.
This is the name of one of the main characters in Stargate Atlantis.
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 Pilot (My Name Is Earl) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Earl J. Hickey is a small-time thief with a messed-up life.
In the hospital recovering, Earl's wife divorces him, and Earl is introduced to karma while watching Carson Daly.
Started when Earl is seen picking up litter, saying he has to pick up as much as he's littered, and finds his lost lottery ticket (1.1), may have been completed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pilot_(My_Name_Is_Earl)   (290 words)

  
 A trailer-park hero shows a ton of heart - The Boston Globe
Earl is a two-bit crook whose profound mellow borders on mental disability.
The ''Earl" gang is loosely descended from the Clampetts of ''The Beverly Hillbillies," with Earl as Jed.
Earl is a pickup-truck slacker who has been profoundly enlightened by a late-night TV host.
www.boston.com /ae/tv/articles/2005/09/20/a_trailer_park_heroshows_a_ton_of_heart   (505 words)

  
 TV Review: "My Name Is Earl"
For the last two months and in particular during sports programming, NBC has been plugging its new off-beat comedy, "My Name is Earl." The show stars Jason Lee in the lead role as a long-time loser and ne’er-do-well; Ethan Supple plays his simple-minded brother Randy, who has a weakness for beer.
Earl’s epiphany comes after he purchases a $100,000 lottery ticket, is hit by a car and loses his winnings.
Earl decides to try and get the man laid, only to serendipitously discover than the man (Kenny) is gay.
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 NBC.com > My Name Is Earl
Earl wins a small lottery, and, after an epiphany, he is determined to transform his good fortune into a life-changing event as he sets out to right all the wrongs from his past.
It is at that moment Earl discovers karma- and in hope of a better life, he sets out to correct every bad thing he's ever done starting with a grade school geek, Kenny (guest star, Gregg Binkley), who Earl used to pick on.
Joining Earl along his quest to cleanse his karma are a few dim-witted friends: hapless brother Randy (Ethan Suplee, "Cold Mountain") and the very sexy Catalina (Nadine Velazquez, "The Bold and the Beautiful").
www.nbc.com /My_Name_Is_Earl/about.shtml   (312 words)

  
 My Name is Earl TV Show   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
In case you have missed any of the recent episodes, you might be able to download my name is earl on bittorrent.
She is a pretty big name, and to be quite honest I thought the only weakness of the show was that it needed another main big named actor.
NBC has announced their fall schedule for 2005 and My Name is Earl is anchoring their comedies.
www.tv-boards.com /My-Name-Is-Earl   (700 words)

  
 My Name Is Earl (NBC) - Reviews from Metacritic
Watching "My Name Is Earl" unfold is like taking a hydrofoil ride and flying so fast above the ordinary surface of television life that when the show ends you feel dazed and amazed for hours afterward.
Earl is unashamedly crude, at times downright stupid in its lowlife caricatures, yet it's all so cheerfully endearing that you can't help but be won over by its lowbrow high jinks.
"My Name Is Earl" is cheeky, inventive and often bewitching.
www.metacritic.com /tv/shows/mynameisearl   (798 words)

  
 My Name Is Earl | PopMatters Television Review
Until Earl found his winning lottery ticket (the second time), he was a good time guy and petty thief, (literally) pissing on other people for his jollies.
But Earl realized, sitting in his car, Randy having just eaten a moth for nourishment, that he owed it to himself, as much as to karma, to persist in "doing right." His subsequent journey was like a 12-step program.
The Earl who very nearly abandoned his list in Episode One (he reconsidered helping a kid he bullied at school when he discovered the now grown-up kid is gay), and wound up penniless, homeless, and starving after learning he was not the intended recipient of the lottery ticket.
www.popmatters.com /tv/reviews/m/my-name-is-earl-060605.shtml   (942 words)

  
 My Name Is Earl - NBC Television Sitcom about Karma
Earl is a con-man, thief and lazy bum who one day wins the lottery...only, within seconds of winning, is hit by a car, loses the ticket, and ends up in the hospital.
My problem comes from how pathetically easy it is for Earl to "make amends" for all his terrible behavior, and then becomes best of buddies with these people who used to hate his guts.
David knew what Earl has yet to figure out...life is complicated and messy, the wicked often prevail while the righteous seem to fall flat on their faces.
www.patio-de-recreo.com /doug/2005_Oct/my_name_is_earl.asp   (796 words)

  
 My Name is Earl|bustedhalo.com
It’s nice to know Earl is getting his life together, but it’s also funny to see a flashback of a young Earl kicking a kid in the crotch.
Three episodes later, Earl has patched things up with a victim of his childhood bullying, confessed to someone who went to jail for his crime, quit smoking, helped his friend’s mom quit smoking, returned money from a dishonest bet, and got his brother back into high school so he could finally score a touchdown.
Earl nods and smiles to himself, bragging to his brother that things really are getting better.
www.bustedhalo.com /features/MyNameisEarl2.htm   (855 words)

  
 NBC 17 - Entertainment - Tuesday: 'Fear Factor'; 'My Name Is Earl'; 'The Office'; 'Law & Order: SVU'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
His campaign was going very well, until a misunderstanding between Earl and a police officer was caught on tape and broadcast as the opposing candidate’s campaign commercial.
Now Earl submits his father’s name to run again, even though Carl is adamant that he does not want to be mayor.
Earl, Randy (Ethan Suplee), and Catalina (Nadine Velazquez) recruit unregistered voters to boost Carl’s numbers, hoping to win not only the election for Carl, but also a relationship with his father for Earl.
www.nbc17.com /entertainment/2327712/detail.html   (381 words)

  
 Reality TV Rules - My Name Is Earl (review)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
So, aiding Earl in his quest to cross stuff off his list is his even dumber brother Randy and Randy's girlfriend Catalina, a beautiful maid who works in the fleabag motel where the brothers are staying.
Throwing rocks in Earl's path is Joy, who is just itching to get her hands on all that lovely lottery money that she could have had for herself if she'd just waited a little longer to divorce the jerk.
But bits like Earl and Randy acquiring the world's most raddled hooker to pose as a Greenpeace volunteer, or Joy's poisoned cookies, or Earl's attempts to use a carrot as a cigarette substitute (the dang things just won't stay lit) have to be seen to be believed.
www.tvrules.net /modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=8881   (896 words)

  
 Pop-Karma--Shoba Narayan on the new NBC television series 'My Name Is Earl' and its use of the Hindu term karma -- ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
There is a line halfway through the new NBC series "My Name is Earl" (Tuesdays at 9 pm/8 pm Central time) that perfectly captures the show's ludicrousness and its hope.
Earl is not alone is using karma in this context.
Consider some of Earl's admitted misdeeds: peed in the back of a cop car, stole beer from a golfer, pretended to be handicapped to go in the front of the line at Adventure World.
www.beliefnet.com /story/174/story_17471_1.html   (769 words)

  
 "My Name Is Earl" (2005)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
I saw the first episode of "My Name Is Earl" last night, (9 p.m.
The premise is simple: Earl (the very likable Jason Lee, often seen in Kevin Smith films, and whose on screen demeanor sometimes reminds me of Chevy Chase in his youthful prime) is Earl, a small-time raggedy thief who snags a $100,000 winning lottery ticket.
Anyway, "My Name Is Earl" is on NBC on Tuesdays at 9:00.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0460091   (565 words)

  
 My Name Is Earl - NBC TV Show | Pop Tower
"My Name is Earl" is all about Earl (Jason Lee from “Almost Famous” and “Chasing Amy”) who has taken one too many wrong turns on the highway of life.
Earl won a small lottery, and, after an epiphany, he is determined to transform his good fortune into a life-changing event as he sets out to right all the wrongs from his past.
Joining Earl along his quest to cleanse his karma on "My Name is Earl" are a few dim-witted friends: hapless brother Randy (Ethan Suplee, “Cold Mountain”) and the very sexy Catalina (Nadine Velazquez, “The Bold and the Beautiful”).
www.poptower.com /tv/my-name-is-earl.htm   (354 words)

  
 My Name Is Earl
Earl (Jason Lee) takes two more steps towards karmic goodness in the double episode final of My Name Is Earl, as he tackles number one on his long list of misdeeds, screening at the special time -Wednesday, June 21 at 7:30pm.
It all began when petty thief Earl was hit by a car seconds after winning the $100,000 lottery, and managed to lose the ticket which he put down to bad karma.
Tune in to the double episode finale of My Name Is Earl as Earl, and Randy, try to right their wrongs and become better people, screening Wednesday, June 21 at 7:30pm.
www.tv3.co.nz /Listings/Comedy/MyNameIsEarl/tabid/121/Default.aspx?listingID=509193   (827 words)

  
 My Name Is Earl TV Show - My Name Is Earl Television Show - TV.com
More Pictures Earl’s life has been full of poor choices and mistakes, but after winning a small lottery jackpot he has an epiphany and vows to change his ways.
Upon discovering that he is the holder of a winning ticket, Earl is hit by a car and the ticket blows out of his limp hand as he lies unconscious in the street.
The Emmy winning series "My Name is Earl" is back for their second season starting September 21st at 9pm with "Very Bad Things" Read more »
www.tv.com /my-name-is-earl/show/31988/summary.html   (596 words)

  
 My Name Is Earl on NBC - Previews, Video Clips, Show Listings, Fans, Message Boards - AOL Television
Deadbeat Earl learns about karma after he wins a scratch-off and is promptly hit by a car.
Earl makes a list of all the wrongs he has done in his life and each week he must cross something off to make everything right.
Get 'My Name Is Earl' on NBC show TV news, recaps, clips, television listings, previews, episode guide, forums and reminders.
television.aol.com /feature/my_name_is_earl_tv   (169 words)

  
 My Name is Earl   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
In order to make up for this Earl tries to re-unite Gwen with her estranged father, which proves to be a difficult task.
Earl tries to land a date with this professor but reconsiders when bad thing start happening to him.
Earl is a MUCH funnier show and I honestly feel we got the shaft on this one.
www.mynameearl.com   (1271 words)

  
 California church plays role in 'My Name Is Earl' TV series - UMC.org
Earl, played by Jason Lee, is a former criminal, a hard-drinking lowlife who, immediately after winning the lottery, gets hit by a car and loses the ticket.
The scenes of the motel where Earl lives are shot near the church on Sepulveda Boulevard, and a local high school was also featured in one show.
In one episode, Earl realizes that if he wants to be a good person, he can’t hang around with people who are bad influences.
www.umc.org /site/c.gjJTJbMUIuE/b.1212677/k.8897/California_church_plays_role_in_My_Name_Is_Earl_TV_series.htm   (1100 words)

  
 Broken Kode | My name is Earl
Easily one of my favourite actors; I generally don’t follow actors as it’s very hit and miss with the kind of roles they choose and the movies they participate in.
Even though Earl is a great character, the supporting cast around him make his role that much simpler.
My only complaint would be that the show didn’t really give Catalina a great deal of time; we saw Joy a lot more, which isn’t a bad thing, but I would have much preferred some more airtime for Catalina.
www.brokenkode.com /archives/my-name-is-earl   (652 words)

  
 My Name Is Earl | PopMatters Television Review
Earl Hickey (Jason Lee) is an anti-hero's hero, a hybrid of Billy Bob Thornton in Bad Santa and Larry, Daryl, and Daryl from The Bob Newhart Show.
My Name Is Earl revolves around the hilarious repentance vision quest of Earl, hit by a car at the exact moment he wins $100,000 on a scratch-off ticket he just bought with his morning 40oz.
Carson explains his virtually inexplicable career to a guest by defining "karma." Earl decides that he must atone for a life of petty crime and general thuggery by making a list of his worst offenses and character traits, and then setting things right.
popmatters.com /tv/reviews/m/my-name-is-earl-050920.shtml   (680 words)

  
 My Name Is Earl: Pilot - TV.com
Earl sets out to do just that, starting with #64--Kenny James, a boy he picked on in elementary school.
Earl's hung-over observation that he had been "overserved" is an allusion to comedian George Gobel's famous quotation, "I've never been drunk, but often I've been overserved.
Earl is a small time crook who, after having an almost fatal accident, decides to do good things to make up for all the bad ones.
www.tv.com /my-name-is-earl/pilot/episode/408678/summary.html   (696 words)

  
 TV Squad
While Earl is at the courthouse to settle some tickets, he recognizes Gwen, and wants to apologize to her.
As Earl and friends use the badge to their advantage to "live in a world of free pie," the policeman (Stewart, played by Yes, Dear's Mike O'Malley) who lost it is subject to ridicule from fellow officers at his precinct, which consists of his sisters and his mother.
Earl and Randy concoct a scheme whereby they would have Creepy Rodney, played by everyone's favorite character actor Clint Howard (brother of Ron), steal a gun loaded with blanks and the badge, commit a crime, and then Stewart would rush in and save the day.
www.tvsquad.com /category/my-name-is-earl   (3120 words)

  
 My Name is Earl Links
Earl (played by Jason Lee) has taken one too many wrong turns on the highway of life.
Sydney Morning Herald 9/7/06 My Name is Earl - Giovanni Ribisi guest stars as Earl's childhood buddy and partner in crime
Celebrity Spider 5/31/06 Four Episodes of My Name is Earl to Air Thursday, June 8th
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 My Name Is Earl - Zap2it - TV Show
My Name Is Earl - Zap2it - TV Show
Earl has taken one too many wrong turns on the highway of life.
A bully and a low-rent crook, Earl wins a lottery and after an epiphany, he is determined to turn his good fortune into a life-changing event as he sets out to right all the wrongs from his past.
tv.zap2it.com /tveditorial/tve_main/1,1002,273|3923|1|,00.html   (96 words)

  
 My Name Is Earl Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Jason Lee stars as Earl, a down-on-his-luck guy who wins a small lottery and decides to change his attitude and right all the wrongs in his life.
Even though Earl is hit by a car and loses his winning ticket, he is determined to correct every bad thing he's done, starting with a grade school geek he picked on as a child.
Discuss My Name Is Earl with Starpulse members in the forums...
www.starpulse.com /Television/My_Name_Is_Earl/Articles   (575 words)

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