It’s kind of amazing that Larry David has never hosted SNL, and up until recently he had never really appeared on the show, either (save for a couple of tiny appearances back in the ’80s). David only managed to get one sketch on the show in the year he spent writing for SNL back in 1984–85, but now, after Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm and a couple of cold open cameos as Bernie Sanders, David finally has his chance to host. How did he do? Read on for our ranking of this week’s sketches from best to worst.
The sitcom is, and always shall be, an ever-changing art. There exists no perfect formula for success between various three-camera and single-camera efforts over the years. While some may bemoan the heightened situations and laugh tracks of a three-camera outing like the modern 'Big Bang Theory,' others remember how 'Cheers' and 'Seinfeld' among others perfected the format. So according to a recen
HBO’s ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm‘ derives a good deal of its comedy from lead Larry David and his neurotic fits when he feels others aren’t following society’s unwritten laws.
New York Magazine’s Samantha Zalaznick has assembled a supercut of all these rules that David mentions on ‘Curb,’ from how one should approach free food samples to what kind of hug is appropriate for two men.