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The Larry Sanders Show 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (1992–1998)
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A comedic behind the scenes look at a late night talk show.
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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 46 wins & 135 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Garry Shandling ...  Larry Sanders 89 episodes, 1992-1998
Jeffrey Tambor ...  Hank Kingsley 89 episodes, 1992-1998
Wallace Langham ...  Phil 89 episodes, 1992-1998
Rip Torn ...  Arthur 89 episodes, 1992-1998
Penny Johnson Jerald ...  Beverly Barnes 82 episodes, 1992-1998
Janeane Garofalo ...  Paula 52 episodes, 1992-1997
Linda Doucett ...  Darlene Chapinni 45 episodes, 1992-1998
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HBO television sitcom about Larry Sanders, a talk-show host. This show goes 'behind-the-scenes' to reveal Larry's humorous interactions with the producers and guests. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Comedy

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Trivia

Tom Snyder appeared as himself on the show as a candidate for the hosting job for a proposed talk show to follow Larry's. As a direct result of this appearance, David Letterman's Worldwide Pants production company hired Snyder to host The Late Late Show with Tom Snyder (1995), a talk show developed to follow Late Show with David Letterman (1993) each night. See more »

Quotes

Hank Kingsley: [trying to pitch ideas for column to stop Larry story getting out] Let me see, I'll run through these, see if anything works for you - I'm afraid of the dark, nah, didn't think so. This is hard - red wine gives me hives, I got a special thing for Asian ladies.
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Love Guarantee
Written by Diana Williamson and Frank Fitzpatrick
Performed by Diana Williamson
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Larry would eat Conan O'Brien for breakfast
26 April 1999 | by redherringSee all my reviews

Sufficiently skewers the late-night circuit. The most important names in 21st century comedy were on this show. Forget Seinfeld, this was the funniest show on TV of its time, because it felt so real. Can Garry Shandling ever do another show after this? He may have shot his career in the foot after exposing the true demons that run in entertainment circles. Devastatingly funny and will be influential to many. One of a kind. "I hate you, I hate my audience, I hate this network, I hate this job, I hate myself. So, your show is on Tuesdays at 8:30 on ABC, right? We'll be right back. Stay tuned."


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 August 1992 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(89 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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