Larry David, co-creator and co-writer with Jerry Seinfeld of the Seinfeld series, decides to make a come-back to stand-up comedy. His agent, Jeff Greene, has even more ambitious plans - make a TV special of the occasion, including showing the planning behind the show. This is that TV special. Sort of.
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This episode can be found in the first season disc set on the second DVD's bonus section. See more
Early on, after Larry and Jeff exit the initial HBO meeting and are walking to the elevator, you can clearly see Larry reach for the elevator button, hesitate, then move his finger up a couple inches and press it into empty metal above the button. This was presumably done to prevent the elevator doors from opening during filming of the scene. See more
I'm wondering, uh, in case I break into some Spanish or french... may I use the familiar tu form with you people? Instead of usted? Because I think usted is gonna be a little too formal for this crowd. I feel already I've established the kind of rapport than I can, I can jump into the tu form with you! That quickly! I'm taking a tu liberty with you, I'm gonna use the tu form, and that's it! You can't talk me out of it. You know, Caesar used the tu form with Brutus, even after Brutus stabbed him...
To add authenticity to this mockumentary, the credits don't list a writer (it was Larry David
himself). See more
Followed by Curb Your Enthusiasm
Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
Written by George Gershwin
and Ira Gershwin
Performed by Ella Fitzgerald
and Louis Armstrong
Courtesy of Verve Records
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets See more