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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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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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There is no script to each episode, just a heavily detailed plot outline, which the actors all improvise. On average, each scene will require between seven or eight takes, which is very high for a television series on a tight schedule. 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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Richard Lewis: Ya fucked it up! You don't know how to use a goddamn cell phone!
Larry: It was a shit cell phone!
Richard Lewis: A fucking praying mantis could use that goddamn phone!
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Since the dialogue is always ad-libbed, the episodes get a "Story by" credit but not a "Teleplay by" credit. See more »

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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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