Last night we watched the season premier of one of television's best shows - Curb Your Enthusiasm. We wondered going in if Larry David still had the magic touch which made the first four seasons both cutting edge and hilarious. Well, we're still enthusiastic about this show, as the episode did not disappoint.
David remains sympathetically selfish, and the situations his character finds himself in are absolutely hysterical, yet strangely realistic. We loved watching David and Ted Danson argue about switching sandwich names at a deli. And we can't blame David. Who wants a sandwich with both whitefish and sable? And adding capers and onions to it on creamed cheese doesn't sound remotely appetizing.
We also were amused to see David scalp tickets to High Holy Days services at University Synagogue, and we even found the episode's pseudo-morbid end rather amusing. The show's slogan this season is "Deep inside, you know you're him." We couldn't agree more. HBO has made the quintessential LA comedy, and we love every minute of it.