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Each half-hour episode of HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm" features verité-style footage of Larry David (playing himself) at home, at work and around town, as he gets into predicaments with fictional and real-life personalities. With cast regulars Jeff Garlin (as manager Jeff Greene) and Cheryl Hines (as wife Cheryl) reprising their roles, "Curb Your Enthusiasm" features appearances by guest celebrities playing themselves or character roles.

Candid, unsparing and self-deprecating, "Curb Your Enthusiasm" brings the off-kilter comic vision of Larry David—co-creator and co-executive producer of one of the most lauded comedy series in TV history, Seinfeld—to HBO. "Curb Your Enthusiasm" blurs the lines between reality and fiction, as David (playing himself) and a cast of real and fictional characters are followed around Los Angeles by a ubiquitous camera that chronicles the private, often banal world of a (relatively) public man.

Having evolved from the 1999 HBO special "Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm," this series proves how seemingly trivial details of one's day-to-day life—a trip to the movies, a phone call, a visit from some trick-or-treaters—can precipitate a "Murphy's Law" chain of misfortune to hilarious effect. Like George Costanza in Seinfeld, the protagonist of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" has a knack for getting himself into uncomfortable situations that end up alienating him from peers and acquaintances.

To keep the narrative fresh and spontaneous, "Curb Your Enthusiasm" is shot without a script; the cast is given scene outlines and often improvise lines as they go. The result is an unpredictable format that's unlike anything else on TV.


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