The BEST Episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 8, 2019

Network: HBO

The unscripted Curb Your Enthusiasm brings the off-kilter comic vision of Larry David, who plays himself in a parallel universe in which he can't seem to do anything right, and, by his standards, neither can anyone else.

Vehicular Fellatio

#1 - Vehicular Fellatio

Season 7 - Episode 2

Against the will of a renowned doctor, Larry tries his best to irritate Loretta. Once again, Larry causes issues in Richard Lewis' new relationship, and, after being unintentionally tipped off by Leon, takes advantage of the wife of a depressed friend.

star 8.29
824 votes
Directors: Alec Berg
Writers: Larry David
Larry vs. Michael J. Fox

#2 - Larry vs. Michael J. Fox

Season 8 - Episode 10

Larry accuses his neighbor, Michael J. Fox of harassment; Jeff takes a bullet for Susie; Larry gives an inappropriate gift to Elizabeth's son.

star 8.29
914 votes
Directors: Alec Berg
Writers: Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer, Larry David
Denise Handicap

#3 - Denise Handicap

Season 7 - Episode 5

Larry believes that he has found a way to enjoy someone else's disability without being disabled himself. Meanwhile, he hopes to end a rumor that Rosie O'Donnell can beat him up.

star 8.28
829 votes
Directors: David Mandel
Writers: Larry David
Palestinian Chicken

#4 - Palestinian Chicken

Season 8 - Episode 3

A Palestinian chicken restaurant is incredibly popular with Larry and his friends despite its open hostility towards Jews and Israel. Meanwhile, Larry's approached to inform people that their habits are agitating by family members too scared to do so.

star 8.26
1,170 votes
Directors: Robert B. Weide
Writers: Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer, Larry David
The Table Read

#5 - The Table Read

Season 7 - Episode 9

Larry is miffed at both Marty Funkhouser's sudden presence on set during the Seinfeld reunion's table read and text messages from the nine-year-old daughter of a co-worker. Leon poses as a dead doctor to alleviate Michael Richards' concerns over his Groat's Disease diagnosis.

star 8.25
797 votes
Directors: Larry Charles
Writers: Larry David
Opening Night

#6 - Opening Night

Season 4 - Episode 10

The show travels to New York City as Larry prepares to open on Broadway in "The Producers".

star 8.24
535 votes
Writers: Larry David
The Hero

#7 - The Hero

Season 8 - Episode 6

Larry plays the hero in the sky and underground; Jeff’s courtship of Ricky Gervais is sabotaged by a nosy waiter.

star 8.23
1,153 votes
Directors: Alec Berg
Writers: Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer, Larry David
Mister Softee

#8 - Mister Softee

Season 8 - Episode 9

An ice cream truck triggers a painful childhood memory for Larry.

star 8.17
999 votes
Directors: Larry Charles
Writers: Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer, Larry David
The Bare Midriff

#9 - The Bare Midriff

Season 7 - Episode 6

When Larry and Jerry Seinfeld get together to write the reunion show, they consider including Larry's latest experience, which involves a crying Jesus and a bare-midriff assistant.

star 8.08
864 votes
Directors: Larry Charles
Writers: Larry David
The Therapists

#10 - The Therapists

Season 6 - Episode 9

Larry tries to use Cheryl's therapist to get back into her good graces after getting bad advice from his own; Larry's miffed at Marty's participation level in an Alzheimer's walk

star 8.07
755 votes
Directors: David Mandel
Writers: Larry David
Meet the Blacks

#11 - Meet the Blacks

Season 6 - Episode 1

The Davids take in a family whose life was destroyed by a hurricane; Larry comes up with a way to avoid going to parties he has no desire to attend

star 8.05
823 votes
Directors: Larry Charles
Writers: Larry David
The Bat Mitzvah

#12 - The Bat Mitzvah

Season 6 - Episode 10

Larry uses Sammie Greene's bat mitzvah to try and clear up a nasty rumor about him; the Blacks announce they're returning home; Larry makes another attempt at dating.

star 8.01
698 votes
Directors: Larry Charles
Writers: Larry David
The Safe House

#13 - The Safe House

Season 8 - Episode 2

Larry becomes an unlikely role model for battered women. Richard Lewis's relationship with a burlesque performer is put to the test. Leon survives a case of mistaken identity.

star 7.99
1,237 votes
Directors: Bryan Gordon
Writers: Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer, Larry David
The Grand Opening

#14 - The Grand Opening

Season 3 - Episode 10

Larry figures out a way to fire a chef, and alienate an important restaurant critic, in the days before his new restaurant is scheduled to open. As Susie stews over a misunderstanding with Larry and Cheryl, the Davids spend some quality time at the car wash. With its grand opening at hand, the restaurant owners hire a new chef with a penchant for speaking his mind.

star 7.98
768 votes
Directors: Robert B. Weide
Writers: Larry David
Vow of Silence

#15 - Vow of Silence

Season 8 - Episode 5

Larry's evolving alibi to get out of a charity function results in unexpected travel plans. Meanwhile, Susie makes demands for the terminally ill family dog's last meal; and Larry points out personal flaws in the buffet line and in parking lots.

star 7.98
1,001 votes
Directors: Alec Berg
Writers: Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer, Larry David
Trick or Treat

#16 - Trick or Treat

Season 2 - Episode 3

When Larry and Cheryl attend the premiere of a movie written by a handicapped friend, Cliff Cobb, Larry offends a Jewish neighbor, alienates Cliff (as well as the memory of his salad-inventing grandfather) and sends misguided romantic overtures to Cliff's wife, Shelly. Later, the Davids experience the "trick" side of Halloween when Larry refuses to give candy to two uncostumed teenagers. Having failed to get a bracelet for his wife on her birthday, Larry makes amends with the perfect gift on a romantic morning, but then Jeff arrives to play a round of golf. In the end, Larry gets revenge on a jewish neighbor and his teenage daughters, by arriving at his home with the orchestra that he used for Cheryl's birthday, as they played the tune that offended this neighbor.

star 7.96
934 votes
Directors: Larry Charles
Writers: Larry David
Shaq

#17 - Shaq

Season 2 - Episode 8

When Larry accidentally trips Shaquille O'Neal at a Lakers game, the incident brings him good luck. Guest starring Shaquille O'Neal and Richard Lewis.

star 7.96
802 votes
Directors: Dean Parisot
Writers: Larry David
The Ski Lift

#18 - The Ski Lift

Season 5 - Episode 8

Anticipating having to give a kidney to Richard Lewis, Larry tries to develop a contingency plan should he need a kidney donation himself. Meanwhile, a nurse claims Jeff has some shortcomings.

star 7.95
658 votes
Directors: Larry Charles
Writers: Larry David
Krazee-Eyez Killa

#19 - Krazee-Eyez Killa

Season 3 - Episode 8

Larry is accused of betraying the confidences of Wanda's boyfriend, Crazy-Eyez Killa, a rapper he met at a party. Later, Larry alienates Jeff's wife Susie by declining her house-tour offer. He encounters further problems when he tries to replace a sports jacket Cheryl threw out.

star 7.94
760 votes
Directors: Robert B. Weide
Writers: Larry David
The Divorce

#20 - The Divorce

Season 8 - Episode 1

Larry learns his lawyer isn't kosher, and rescinds a cookie order from the Girl Scout daughter of a beleaguered sports owner.

star 7.93
1,323 votes
Directors: David Steinberg
Writers: Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer, Larry David
The Group

#21 - The Group

Season 1 - Episode 10

Larry runs into his old girlfriend, and she asks him to escort her to an incest-survivors meeting. Cheryl is asked to co-star in "The Vagina Monologues" when one of the actresses is sick.

star 7.92
937 votes
Directors: Robert B. Weide
Writers: Larry David
The Doll

#22 - The Doll

Season 2 - Episode 7

Larry's attendance at a screening results in chaos; an unlockable bathroom door causes trouble. Guest starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Rita Wilson and Susie Essman.

star 7.90
874 votes
Directors: Robert B. Weide
Writers: Larry David
The Car Pool Lane

#23 - The Car Pool Lane

Season 4 - Episode 6

To get to a Dodgers game, Larry finds a creative way to use the HOV lane. Then, he finds himself in a bit of trouble when he gets his father medicinal marijuana.

star 7.90
639 votes
Directors: Robert B. Weide
Writers: Larry David
The Corpse-Sniffing Dog

#24 - The Corpse-Sniffing Dog

Season 3 - Episode 7

Over a makeup dinner with the Braudys, Larry openly ponders the question, "When a husband pays the check, do you have to also thank the wife?" Meanwhile, Jeff's return home is ruined by his allergy to the family's corpse-sniffing German Shepherd, but his daughter Sammy refuses to give away the dog. Concerned about his agent's welfare, Larry figures out an ingenious way to give the pooch to the Braudys, who are looking for just such a dog.

star 7.90
687 votes
Directors: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Larry David
Officer Krupke

#25 - Officer Krupke

Season 7 - Episode 8

Larry is forced to embrace his feminine side; Cheryl competes for a Seinfeld role; a law officer has an unusual name.

star 7.90
678 votes
Directors: David Steinberg
Writers: Larry David