In an episode where Earl sets out to hold a real job, he goes from warehouse dock worker to dreaming of being a salesman. Especially towards the end, the episode turns into an Affectionate Parody of Rudy, which is made all the more funny because one of the salesmen who tortures Earl is played by Sean Astin, and Charles Dutton lampoons his Magical Negro role from that movie as well. "You're six-foot something, a hundred and something..."
May be where Hit Girl learned the art of knife throwing. Chloe Moretz plays a young pageant contestant in the first season. Mike was a cop in Camden before he went to Chicago and joined OA. Joining him on the force: Mimi and Burt Hummel.