Earl is is a character who made his first appearance in Toe Jam & Earl, where he and Earl appeared in Sonic's dream.
Earl is a fat orange alien, he is marked by high-tops and over sized sunglasses.
At one point, Toe Jam & Earl tasked Sonic to capture humans. When Sonic asked how much the duo will pay him, Earl converted the whole Funkatron bucks rate as trillion US dollars.
In reality, the drugged Sonic mistook a garbage bag as Earl.