Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 6, Episode 8

The N Word (28 Oct. 2007)

TV Episode  |  TV-MA  |   |  Comedy
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.7/10 from 511 users  
Reviews: 3 user

Larry goes to the hospital to see his new girlfriend, an orthopedist. While in the bathroom, Larry overhears one end of a very angry, horribly offensive cell phone conversation. But ... See full summary »



0Check in

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Video


Top 25 Trivia Items From the Last 25 Years

Here are some amazing facts and figures to deepen your appreciation of the movies you love.

See the full list

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 10000 titles
created 27 Feb 2011
a list of 245 titles
created 02 Jul 2011
a list of 40 titles
created 01 Mar 2012
a list of 1742 titles
created 21 Jul 2013

Related Items

Search for "The N Word" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: The N Word (28 Oct 2007)

The N Word (28 Oct 2007) on IMDb 8.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Curb Your Enthusiasm.
« Previous Episode | 59 of 81 Episodes | Next Episode »


1 video »


Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Cheryl David (archive footage)
Jerry August ...
Board Member #1
Dr. Page (as Wren Brown)
Irwin Goodwyn ...
Board Member #2
Man on Cell Phone


Larry goes to the hospital to see his new girlfriend, an orthopedist. While in the bathroom, Larry overhears one end of a very angry, horribly offensive cell phone conversation. But repeating what the man said offends another doctor - the same one who is about to perform Jeff's operation. But it only results in Jeff's head getting shaved, who now has to deal with being bald. Larry has to give testimony as Jeff prepares to sue the hospital. Written by halo1k

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis







Release Date:

28 October 2007 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


See  »

Did You Know?


The character Dr Fromm is played by Brenda Strong. She also played Sue Ellen, the woman who wore an exposed bra in public on Seinfeld. Which was co created by Larry David See more »


When having lunch in the hospital cafeteria, Jeff orders an Arnold Palmer and Larry orders an iced tea. Larry comes back from the restroom, and Jeff is drinking the iced tea. See more »


Sur Les Bateaux Mouche
Music by Gilbert Einaudi and Jacques Mercier
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Larry dates a doctor, Jeff undergoes surgery, hilarity ensues
11 August 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This episode is funny (as usual), but I'm growing more and more frustrated by the declining plausibility of Curb as the show goes on. It seems that during this sixth season, even more so than before, the actions of many characters are completely unrealistic and overblown. In fact, the entire episode rests on several incidents that would NEVER EVER even come close to happening in real life. If a person overhears you saying the N word, every single time they confront you, they'd give you a chance to explain the context you used it in. It's just basic human behavior. Not only that, but in the final scene, why didn't Larry just say "the n word" instead of "nigger"? I understand that characters on a television show have to be somewhat unrealistic to be interesting, but I think this is taking it too far, to the point where the suspension of disbelief is near impossible.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Porno Gil episode MiketheMechanic
New Season jeffm200
What happened to the restaurant from Season 3? lanceus
Single funniest thing about Curb pmaag24
Richard Lewis pimlican
Worst Episodes? TastyHouse
Discuss The N Word (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: