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My Name Is Earl

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Continuity mistake: Season:4, Episode:21, "Witch Lady." In the scene where Randy is rolled down the basement steps in a bag, there is no foot protruding from the bag; once Randy reaches the bottom, the foot is sticking out.

Stole a Badge - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: At the end when Stuart decided to let Earl go he pulls the list out of his pocket, and gives it back to Earl, and it is all crumpled up, but a second later when we see Earl holding the note it is neatly folded.

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Continuity mistake: Season 4, Episode 19, "My Name Is Alias": While Darnell's farther has his back to Earl, Earl tries to jump him; Darnell's father hits Earl, and Earl falls to the floor. When Earl gets up, take notice that Earl has a cut on his lower lip; the cut goes from a vague light red to a dark red in several quick shots.

BB - S1-E23

Continuity mistake: At the start of the episode, when the cop runs over to Earl, he drops his gun. When it shows the gun again, it's moved about three feet on the ground.

Dad's Car - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: Just after Earl realises the Mustang he lost was supposed to be his, Joy sits down with a pitcher of some cocktail. It moves around between shots, alternating between being in front of Randy and being in front of Joy.

Stole Beer From A Golfer - S1-E7

Continuity mistake: In the scene where they bring in the matter of Poochie, Earl's list appears suddenly in his shirt pocket, having not been there seconds before.

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Continuity mistake: Season: 4, Episode: 17, "Randy's List Item." In the scene where Randy and Arlen are sitting in the bar, and Randy is telling Arlen how to be a better little brother, take notice that the beer bottles on the table increases in number, and the arrangement of the bottles changes too.

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Continuity mistake: Season 4, Episode 21, "Witch lady": When Joy is rolled down the basement steps in a bag, her feet are not protruding from the bag; upon landing, you can see that the feet are now showing.

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Revealing mistake: Season 4, Episode 21, "Witch Lady": Throughout the whole episode, there are times that you see the green light from the camera reflecting off of the Witch Lady's glasses.

Monkeys Take a Bath - S4-E2

Continuity mistake: Near the beginning, when Joy sees the IQ game, the two poles are close together and there is nothing directly beside it. But when she gets close and the camera changes angles the poles are now separated and a small gold toy is sitting beside it. Then when she leans down next to it the poles are still separated, but the toy is gone.

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Continuity mistake: Episode 10 of Season 4 ("Earl and Joy's Anniversary") has Earl yelling "Fire!" from inside the Crabshack's restroom. As he does, a woman with dark brown hair and wearing a blue plaid shirt gets up from her table to evacuate the restaurant. A long shot outside the restroom of Earl yelling "Fire!" has the same woman getting up and leaving again.

Larceny Of A Kitty Cat - S2-E4

Continuity mistake: While Randy is hugging Judy, the cat is watching them. After she agrees to give up the cat, the cat has both its ears straight up. The next shot from behind, the cat's head is tilted to the left and his left ear is bent down.

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Continuity mistake: Season 4, Ep 2 - "Monkeys Take A Bath": When Earl's mother is in the bathroom stall we see she has a tiny bit of toilet paper on the roll next to her. As Joy puts her head underneath the stall the amount of toilet paper is now much longer than before. It goes from half a square of paper to about 2-3 squares of paper.

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Revealing mistake: In Episode 404, "Sweet Johnny", the air mattress embedded in the ground that cushions their fall, and the curly hair and face of the stuntman for Earl are quite obvious when Earl and Sweet Johnny hit the ground.

Cost Dad the Election - S1-E9

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode, Earl says that costing his Dad the election is 4 on his list, however, on the list that they show during the title sequence of each episode, "Cost Dad the election" is 65.

Number One - S1-E24

Continuity mistake: Just after Earl sells the car and he's arguing with Randy, you can see a red fence in the background behind Randy. The shot cuts and then it's behind earl and it cuts back and it's behind Randy again.

White Lie Christmas - S1-E10

Continuity mistake: In this episode, during the narration, Earl says Catalina spent 4 days on a raft to get to the USA. In Y2K, 1:19, they showed Catalina's trip to the US and there was no raft involved. It was entirely an overland trip.

Number One - S1-E24

Continuity mistake: When Randy is scratching off the joke lottery ticket, the amount of scratched-off material left on the ticket changes between the three close-ups. One shot shows that the ticket was rubbed and not scratched (the area revealed has a haze to it).

Y2K - S1-E19

Visible crew/equipment: In the scene in Y2K when you see Donny Jones jumping around in front of the TV screens, as the camera slowly moves in past the TVs, you can see the camera man and the camera actually shown on the TV.

Y2K - S1-E19

Deliberate mistake: The gang is able to get into the bargain bag store without any security system going off or police investigating the break-in at the store. Even the following day, no one bothers them while they're sleeping in the beds in the store.

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Trivia

At the end, Earl's father says that he talked to John Sheppard earlier that day. Earl's father is played by Beau Bridges who portrays General Hank Landry on Stargate SG-1. John Sheppard is the main character of Stargate: Atlantis, SG-1's sister show.

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