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Curb Your Enthusiasm began as a one hour special portraying a fictionalized version of Larry David's personal life. David, who has written and performed in the comedy genre for several decades is intelligent, yet socially awkward. His personality is unencumbered by pretension and his forthright nature often leads to others finding him tactless. It makes for a genius comedy show. That is exactly what HBO thought and thus, Curb Your Enthusiasm was born.

The comedy of Curb Your Enthusiasm comes from many of the same daily mundane situations as David's former creation, Seinfeld. The difference is in the tone of the show. Curb Your Enthusiasm follows a married David through his daily activities as a semiretired television writer and producer. The show features situational comedy involving David's wife, friends and neighbors. The show explores aging parents, unusual sexual proclivities, illness and difficulties raising children. Where as Seinfeld was about nothing, Curb Your Enthusiasm is about everything. The show's funniest moments are found in the low key comedy about the daily social indignities that we all endure. David is a master at pointing out the absurdity of our lives. His comedy is engaging because it examines our daily dealings with fellow humans in an insightful way but never does the show, or apparently Larry David, ever take itself too seriously.

Because David works in the entertainment industry, the show is overflowing with celebrities playing fictionalized versions of themselves. Michael J. Fox makes an appearance as a neighbor. Parkinson's humor ensues. In the end, it is Larry David himself that makes this show work so well. The show's success is due to David's insightful and frank view of the world.

Sunday 10:00 PM et/pt on HBO
9 Seasons, 89 Episodes
October 15, 2000
Comedy
8.7/10
Cast: Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Cheryl Hines, Susie Essman
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Curb Your Enthusiasm Full Episode Guide

  • [HBO] HD. 'Never Wait for Seconds!' (Season Nine) Bridget asks Larry for a favor on behalf of her son.

  • Larry irks a hot yoga teacher; has an auspicious first date; and seethes over an encounter with an unfair ride-sharing driver.

  • [HBO] HD. 'The Accidental Text on Purpose.' (Season Nine) Larry invents an ingenious ploy for getting his friends out of relationship jams.

  • Larry commits a faux pas with Sammi's fiance, and tries to start over with his mail carrier and golf club security guard.

  • Larry’s therapist accuses him of overstepping. Susie grows suspicious of Jeff. Larry bribes an usher at a funeral.

  • Larry turns to a writer for advice. Searching for Susie’s missing “little sister,” he gets ticketed by an overzealous cop.

  • Larry reaches out to a familiar face, and gives a hotel guest sartorial advice.

  • Larry tries to rid himself of an inept assistant, offends Jeff's barber and gets into hot water over a new project.

  • Larry clashes with his New York neighbor Michael J. Fox; Jeff sacrifices for Susie; and Larry is flagged for giving an inappropriate birthday gift.

  • Larry's relationship with his girlfriend (Ana Gasteyer), an important softball game and his therapy bills are all affected by his haunting traumatic childhood experience involving an ice-cream truck.

  • Larry's training routine is put on hold while he and Jeff check out a new investment opportunity.

  • Larry and Rosie O'Donnell vie for the affection of the same woman.

  • Larry becomes the local hero and Jeff tries to become Ricky Gervais' friend.

  • Larry is desperate to avoid a charity appearance. Meanwhile, Susie wants a lavish last meal for the Greene's ill dog.

  • Larry has an interesting experience with his neighbor and later attempts to break a dating rule.

  • Larry becomes a "social assassin" at a restaurant, on the golf course, and at a dinner party.

  • Larry ironically becomes a role model for battered women; Richard Lewis's relationship with a burlesque performer is put to the test; Leon makes it through a case of mistaken identity.

  • Larry deems his divorce attorney unsatisfactory and orders Girl Scout cookies from a sports franchise owner's daughter.

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A new, long-awaited season of Larry David's HBO series finally has a premiere date.

'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Is Finally Coming Back

If you found it hard to believe that Larry David was really going to break his HBO series out of mothballs, there's some evidence this week that it's actually going to happen. Curb's ninth season went into production, and from that, there's (probably) no going back.

Cheryl Hines Marries Robert Kennedy Jr.

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Larry David Not Enthusiastic About New 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Season

Larry David spoke to journalists at the Television Critics Association's press tour in order to promote his new HBO movie, "Clear History." The journalists, though, were also wondering about the status of his beloved series, "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

Michael J. Fox Sitcom Lands at NBC

After a fierce bidding war, Michael J. Fox's new sitcom has landed at NBC. What does this mean for the sitcom, and for the network? Probably quite a bit.

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