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Take the Curb: The Discussion Poll: Is Your Therapist Wearing a Thong a Deal Breaker?

Panelists: Susie Essman, Sandra Tsing Loh, Alan Zweibel, Dave Navarro, Dr. Stan Katz

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Episode Recap: "The Shrimp Incident"

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In "The Shrimp Incident" (which sounds like a Judy Blume book) Larry and Cheryl hash it out over how many places to dine in a night; Larry calls a friend a —cough- "Beloved Aunt" in public and is branded a 'wife beater' and most importantly how many shrimp ARE there in a Kung Pao shrimp container? Let's take a look at this "Shrimp Incident"...

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Episode Recap: "Trick or Treat"

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Sure this episode of Curb contains the usual Larry misunderstandings that end up in arguments:  Larry gets propositioned by a friend's wife; Larry is accused of being a self-loathing Jew; and Larry calls a man in a wheelchair a liar over a Cobb salad. But as the episode title tips off, the meat of this episode is Curb tackling the American television convention of 'The Halloween Episode.'  It's all in "Trick or Treat"... read more

Take the Curb: The Discussion Poll: Would You Be Offended if Someone Accused You of Lying?

Panelists: Susie Essman, Sandra Tsing Loh, Alan Zweibel, Carol Leifer, Dr. Stan Katz

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Larry David — The Early Days

In the first seasons of production on Curb there was always more fear that a show would come up short instead of long, so directors would overshoot and regretfully cut scenes they'd grown to like. Frequent director Robert Weide said Larry David was always particularly unsentimental about trashing funny material in service of a tighter show, and remembers regularly removing entire storylines for time. David was so unattached to these kinds of details that he wouldn't even mention them in the show's DVD extras — a convention of modern TV viewing he finds sort of pointless.

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Take the Curb: The Discussion Poll: Does Femininity/Masculinity Give Away Sexual Orientation?

Panelists: Susie Essman, Sandra Tsing Loh, Alan Zweibel, Carol Leifer, Dr. Stan Katz

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Top 5 Curb Quotes from "Thor"

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Premiere Dates:
-July 6, 2010 on TV Guide Network
-September 30, 2001 on HBO

Notes on the Episode:

- Robert Weide directs. It's a Susie episode, so it's going to focus on Larry doing something perverted because that's when she gets to tee up and scream. Also, the actor who plays Thor, Deron McBee, is Malibu from the original American Gladiators. Malibu was the worst American Gladiator. Nitro and Gemini were real athletes. Malibu was clearly a working actor. I remember seeing Deron McBee in an episode of Divorce Court when I stayed home from school in third grade. I have a bizarre memory. ...

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Take the Curb: The Discussion Poll: Are Men Expected to Know How to Change a Tire?

Panelists: Susie Essman, Jeff Ross, Aimee Mullins, Lou DiMaggio, Kevin Rooney

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Top 5 Curb Quotes from "The Car Salesman"

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Premiere Dates:
-July 5, 2010 on TV Guide Network
-September 23, 2001 on HBO

Quick Synopsis:

First episode of the second season! Larry and Cheryl moved out of the house with the wire that obstructed their view. Cheryl wants Larry to find some meaningful work. That will be the continuing theme of the season. Larry finds some work that is personally meaningful; he may get to fulfill his lifelong dream of selling cars. ...

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Take the Curb: The Discussion Poll: Is it Rude to Assume You Can Do Someone Else's Job?

Panelists: Susie Essman, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Mika Brzezinski, Lou DiMaggio, Joe Scarborough

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