It was bound to happen: a lackluster episode of my favorite sit-com "My Name is Earl"
It wasn't awful or anything, but it was way below par. I barely laughed at all, which is unusual for the show. I suppose they were going for "a very special episode" kind of thing, but that part didn't work for me either. And I'm usually a sucker for father-son storylines.
I reckon the problem might have been that Earl's parents were too normal, so they didn't generate enough craziness for Earl and Randy to respond to.
The whole episode just seemed like a really, really average moment in an otherwise superb show.