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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 in with his friends and complete strangers.

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 Larry David (90 episodes, 2000-2017)
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 Jeff Greene / ... (90 episodes, 2000-2017)
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 Cheryl David / ... (81 episodes, 2000-2017)
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 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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The theme music, "Frolic" by Luciano Michelini, was originally used on a bank commercial which stuck in Larry David's head. See more »

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In the season 4's "The Weatherman," Marty Funkhauser says that his mother died ten years ago. However, as of the beginning of the season 6's "The Ida Funkhauser Roadside Memorial," Marty's mother had just recently been killed while driving her wheelchair. See more »

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Jeff Greene: All of the women at HBO, they don't want to work with you.
Larry David: Oh, come on. That's ridiculous.
Jeff Greene: They think you're a misogynist.
Larry David: Why, 'cause I called the guy a cunt? So what!
Jeff Greene: 'Cause you called the guy a cunt.
Larry David: Big deal, I call men pricks all the time, men want to work with me.
Jeff Greene: Well, cunt's worse.
Larry David: Cunt's not worse. Pricks and cunts, they're equal. Pricks, cunts, come on. They balance out.
Jeff Greene: No, cunt is worse. Cunt's much heavier.
Larry David: Why? Why is cunt heavier?
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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 »

Connections

Follows Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm (1999) See more »

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Music by B. Cantarelli
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He's a victim of circumstance.
2 October 2004 | by (Bookseller of the Blue Ridge) – 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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