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Curb Your Enthusiasm 

TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (2000– )
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The life and times of Larry David and the predicaments he gets himself into with his friends and complete strangers.

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...  Larry David 90 episodes, 2000-2017
...  Jeff Greene 90 episodes, 2000-2017
...  Cheryl David 81 episodes, 2000-2017
...  Susie Greene 62 episodes, 2000-2017
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He's got it all: a loving wife, good friends, a successful career, a great home...what could possibly go wrong for Larry David? Seinfeld co-creator Larry David stars as himself in this hilarious, off-kilter comedy series that presents an unflinching, self-deprecating depiction of his life. Written by Penske

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Larry David and Richard Lewis, who has a recurring role as himself, went to summer camp together at the age of thirteen, lost contact, and reconnected on the New York City comedy club circuit nearly fifteen years later. See more »

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In "The Benadryl Brownie", when Larry, Cheryl, Richard Lewis, and his girlfriend are sitting eating brownies, the number of brownies changes from seven to five and back to seven between shots. See more »

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[Larry just found out the show tempo is a lot faster than the rehearsal tempo]
Larry David: Bullshit, that's not the tempo. Get out of here.
Blind Man: I think it is.
Larry David: What?
Blind Man: Pretty much.
Larry David: Well, I don't know any human could dance to that tempo. You'd have to be "Flash" to dance like that.
Blind Man: Who?
Larry David: Oh, forget it. It's a comic book character wearing the red costume. The guy in the red costume!
Blind Man: I don't even know what red is.
Larry David: Hm. It's hard to talk to a blind guy, you have no references.
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Crazy Credits

There are no writing credits during the first 3 seasons. The same thing happened in Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm (1999), but that was done for realism (it was a mockumentary). See more »

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Referenced in Arrested Development: Making a Stand (2005) See more »

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Music by Armando Trovajoli
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He's a victim of circumstance.
2 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

Larry David, king of awkward moments and co-creator of the hit television series Seinfeld, has come back to television at full force. His hit series, Curb Your Enthusiasm, is a further extension of his life. Seinfeld has ended, his co-creator name has earned him about $200 million and growing, and his life is just getting excited. On these thirty minute trips, we follow Larry through moments with his wife Cheryl and manager Jeff. Circumstance continues to happen and Larry somehow always happens to be in the middle.

To say this is exactly like Seinfeld would be like saying chocolate tastes exactly like vanilla. These two shows are night and day, while others will compare the actions of Larry to that of Jerry, there one crucial element that divides them. Larry's show, Curb Your Enthusiasm, seems a bit more realistic. Seinfeld was a great show, don't get me wrong … possibly one of the best live-action series ever, but there was always that question of reality with Seinfeld. Where did Kramer get his money? How was George never put in jail? And so forth. With Larry's new show, he explores those possibilities. We know he is wealthy, he is playing himself and that is why he is able to not work. I would go so far as to say this first season is a dark representation of Seinfeld. Imagine if Seinfeld was released on HBO, how different of a show it would have been. Well, now Larry has that platform to really explore all opportunities … and he does with his hilarious show.

If you are a fan of awkward silences and coincidences with surprising results you will love this show. I am not sure if die-hard Seinfeld fans will love this program, but I sure did and I have seen every episode of Seinfeld at least twenty times. I will have to warn you, this is yet another show about nothing that just works. I just finished watching my favorite episode with the 'elevator courtesy' and his infamous fight with Richard Lewis (who plays his best friend).

Overall, this is a very funny show that I hope remains true to itself and consistent throughout the seasons. I love Larry David's humor, and while it may not be for everyone, I do find that it is very realistic. It will open your eyes to the strange, odd world in which we live.

Grade: ***** out of *****


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