My Name Is Earl

Harassed A Reporter

Season 2, Ep 19, Aired 4/12/07
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  • Episode Description
  • As Earl and Randy work to cross no. 29 on the list "Harassed A Reporter", Randy gets tired of being in his brother's shadow. In an attempt to distance himself from his brother, Randy realizes the true power of Karma and the media.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Eddie Steeples

    Darnell Turner

  • Ethan Suplee

    Randy Hickey

  • Jaime Pressly

    Joy Turner

  • Jason Lee (I)

    Earl J. Hickey

  • Nadine Velazquez


  • Fan Reviews (2)
  • Randy wishes it was about him. If it was, then it'd be called "My Name is Randy"

    By exterminator25, Oct 20, 2007

  • This episode proves once and for all that Randy may be stupid but he is not mentally challenged.

    By jimbo_001, Apr 16, 2007

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (8)

    • Darnell: (to Earl) Poor Randy. You can edit film to make people think all kinds of things, like the moon landing, that was done with puppets in my uncle's garage.

    • Randy: (to Earl Jr) I remember when you were diapers and you'd come into the living room saying, I poop my pants, I poop my pants. And me and your old Daddy we'd have to take you out and set you on the porch until your Mom could come home and change your diaper. That was fun. (hugs the kids in front of the camera) Earl: That's eh, on my list.

    • Joy: Nicole Moses. I didn't realize you were here. I was just inside reading my bible. Everything I do is guiding by this holy book (holds the bible up). So if anybody says that I've done something wrong, well (scoffs) then they're saying the bible is wrong. Earl: Um, Joy are you on those happy pills again? Joy: No, I'm just trying to look good in case any potential jurors are watching. Joy: Since your here lemme introduce you to my family of many colors. As you can see I've got a white son and a black son, but I don't see race so I can't tell which is which. (Darnell steps outside) Over here is my husband Darnell. (Darnell hides his face with the garbage can cover) He's serving America in the Witness Protection Program. Darnell: (yells) No, I'm not. Joy: Oh, that's right honey, no he's not. (smiles)

    • Joy: Hey Dummy, what's wrong? The world ran out of macaroni and cheese? (laughs) Seriously though, what's your trouble? Randy: Stupid reporter lady won't let me be in her story about Earl's list. Joy: That's because it's his list. Karma hit him with a car not you. Randy: But I help him cross things off. Plus he couldn't have done half the bad things on there if I wasn't there with him smashing windows, and giving him a boost and stuff. Joy: Well, there's your problem, your just giving him a boost. I mean, who wants a story about a man standing there pushing up on another man's ass. If you want to get notice in this world you gotta break away from your brother.

    • Patty: Hey, Earl. Earl: Patty, I need to talk to you about something on my list. Patty: Alright, one sec. I just gotta give this perv a baby bottle, burp him, spank him, powder him, change him, rock him to sleep then I'm done here. Nicole Moses: Wait, that's the business women? (Earl shakes his head) (turns to her cameraman) Okay, okay cut, cut. Patty: Oh my God, Nicole Moses. People always tell me that we look exactly the same. Do people ever tell you, you look like a daytime hooker? Cause if they do, that's me.

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    Notes (2)

    • International Episode Titles: Czech Republic: Obtěžoval reportérku (He Harassed a Female Reporter)

    • Original International Air Dates: Czech Republic: November 18, 2009 on Prima COOL

    Trivia (3)

    • When Randy sings "I'm A Little Teapot" he messes up the handle and spout motions. He says "Here is my handle" as he makes a spout with his right arm and says "Here is my spout" as he places his left hand on his hip to make a handle.

    • Introduced and crossed off in this episode #29 Harassed a reporter. #40 Wrecked the kids' playhouse.

    • Randy's condition, in which he stops breathing for short periods when he is sleeping, is called sleep apnea.

    Allusions (1)

    • Forrest Gump Joy: (To Randy) Run, Forrest, run! Joy is quoting from the Tom Hanks movie Forrest Gump, comparing Randy to the mentally challenged Gump.

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