The BEST Episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 11, 2021

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.

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Larry vs. Michael J. Fox

#1 - Larry vs. Michael J. Fox

Season 8 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 11, 2011

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 8.27
1,010 votes
Directors: Alec Berg
Writers: Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer, Larry David
Palestinian Chicken

#2 - Palestinian Chicken

Season 8 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 24, 2011

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
1,274 votes
Directors: Robert B. Weide
Writers: Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer, Larry David
Vehicular Fellatio

#3 - Vehicular Fellatio

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 27, 2009

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 8.25
924 votes
Directors: Alec Berg
Writers: Larry David
The Table Read

#4 - The Table Read

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 15, 2009

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
885 votes
Directors: Larry Charles
Writers: Larry David
Denise Handicap

#5 - Denise Handicap

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 18, 2009

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 8.25
921 votes
Directors: David Mandel
Writers: Larry David
Opening Night

#6 - Opening Night

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 14, 2004

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

star 8.22
629 votes
Writers: Larry David
The Hero

#7 - The Hero

Season 8 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 14, 2011

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

star 8.20
1,245 votes
Directors: Alec Berg
Writers: Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer, Larry David
Mister Softee

#8 - Mister Softee

Season 8 - Episode 9 - Aired Sep 4, 2011

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

star 8.16
1,100 votes
Directors: Larry Charles
Writers: Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer, Larry David
Elizabeth, Margaret and Larry

#9 - Elizabeth, Margaret and Larry

Season 10 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 8, 2020

A prominent actor shadows Larry to prepare for an upcoming role. Larry meddles in the sale of Cheryl’s sister’s house, helps Leon grow a new business and stirs up trouble at a dinner party hosted by Richard’s girlfriend.

star 8.13
445 votes
The Spite Store

#10 - The Spite Store

Season 10 - Episode 10 - Aired Mar 22, 2020

Larry runs into an unwelcome familiar face, seeks a second opinion on his knee injury and causes a rift between expectant parents.

star 8.11
435 votes
Happy New Year

#11 - Happy New Year

Season 10 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 19, 2020

Larry kicks off the new year with a new rival – Mocha Joe. Later, at a cocktail party hosted by Jeff and Susie, Larry gets roped into lunch plans and has a misunderstanding with a caterer.

star 8.09
576 votes
The Therapists

#12 - The Therapists

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 4, 2007

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
847 votes
Directors: David Mandel
Writers: Larry David
The Bare Midriff

#13 - The Bare Midriff

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 25, 2009

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 8.04
957 votes
Directors: Larry Charles
Writers: Larry David
Meet the Blacks

#14 - Meet the Blacks

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 9, 2007

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 8.03
921 votes
Directors: Larry Charles
Writers: Larry David
The Bat Mitzvah

#15 - The Bat Mitzvah

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 11, 2007

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 8.02
780 votes
Directors: Larry Charles
Writers: Larry David
You're Not Going to Get Me to Say Anything Bad About Mickey

#16 - You're Not Going to Get Me to Say Anything Bad About Mickey

Season 10 - Episode 4 - Aired Feb 9, 2020

Travel plans go awry when Larry brings an impromptu date to a destination wedding. At the hotel, Larry finds himself in a sticky situation when he goes searching for a toothbrush.

star 8.02
461 votes
The Ugly Section

#17 - The Ugly Section

Season 10 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 1, 2020

Larry attempts to capitalize on a friend’s unexpected death and takes issue with a pattern of discrimination at a trendy restaurant. Later, Larry offers his dermatologist’s son a job and Richard has a suspiciously good day on the golf course.

star 8.01
428 votes
The Grand Opening

#18 - The Grand Opening

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 17, 2002

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 7.99
874 votes
Directors: Robert B. Weide
Writers: Larry David
Vow of Silence

#19 - Vow of Silence

Season 8 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 7, 2011

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 7.97
1,096 votes
Directors: Alec Berg
Writers: Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer, Larry David
The Ski Lift

#20 - The Ski Lift

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 20, 2005

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 7.97
754 votes
Directors: Larry Charles
Writers: Larry David

#21 - Shaq

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 11, 2001

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 7.97
929 votes
Directors: Dean Parisot
Writers: Larry David
Trick or Treat

#22 - Trick or Treat

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 7, 2001

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
1,062 votes
Directors: Larry Charles
Writers: Larry David
The Safe House

#23 - The Safe House

Season 8 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 17, 2011

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 7.96
1,333 votes
Directors: Bryan Gordon
Writers: Alec Berg, David Mandel, Jeff Schaffer, Larry David
Krazee-Eyez Killa

#24 - Krazee-Eyez Killa

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 3, 2002

Larry is accused of betraying the confidences of Wanda's boyfriend, Krazee-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
863 votes
Directors: Robert B. Weide
Writers: Larry David
The Car Pool Lane

#25 - The Car Pool Lane

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Feb 8, 2004

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 7.92
735 votes
Directors: Robert B. Weide
Writers: Larry David