第三季一开场, Earl适应铁窗生涯遇到困难,尤其当他与狱中霸王起冲突时.监狱外也是麻烦不断,Randy无法适应没有Earl的生活,Joy开始照顾这个孩子气的男人.监狱长(Craig T. Nelson)求助于Earl结束狱中不断升级的群殴,同时Randy依然无法适应没有Earl的生活,努力想与他的狱中兄弟重聚。这是Greg Garcia笔下所创造的人物。《My Name is Earl》是Garcia和Marc Buckland一起写的故事，由20世纪福克斯电视台拍摄。
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. While recovering in the hospital and watching television, Earl has a karmic epiphany, thanks to Carson Daly, who attributes his success to doing good for others. A light bulb goes off in Earl’s dim head and he sets out to right every wrong he has done starting with a grade school geek.