The Best Episodes of The Larry Sanders Show

Flip (2)

#1 - Flip (2) 9.20

Season 6 - Episode 12

Part 2 of the final ever show. Larry is in hot water with Carol Burnet when he tells her she was the first person he chose to be on his final show. This doesn't appear to be the case as Ellen confirms. Bruno Kirby is bumped again. Clint Black sings goodbye to Larry.

Putting the Gay Back in Litigation

#2 - Putting the Gay Back in Litigation 8.30

Season 6 - Episode 10

Tired of Phil's gay jokes, Brian sues the show for sexual harrassment.

Directors: Judd Apatow

#3 - Flip 8.25

Season 6 - Episode 11

Larry tapes his last show.

Directors: Todd Holland
Larry's New Love

#4 - Larry's New Love 8.00

Season 5 - Episode 13

Larry's relationship with his new girlfriend is threatened when she takes on the ""mermaid"" role in a show skit, and wants to use it as a springboard for her career.

Directors: Todd Holland
Out of the Loop

#5 - Out of the Loop 7.97

Season 1 - Episode 8

Larry feels out of touch when he's the last to know that his headwriter is having a torrid office affair.

Directors: Ken Kwapis
Hank's Night in the Sun

#6 - Hank's Night in the Sun 7.95

Season 3 - Episode 6

Hank gets his shot at the big chair when Larry gets food poisoning just before a taping.

Directors: Todd Holland
Guest Host

#7 - Guest Host 7.87

Season 1 - Episode 4

The success of Dana Carvey as a guest host on his show makes Larry very, very nervous.

Directors: Todd Holland
The Stalker

#8 - The Stalker 7.86

Season 2 - Episode 4

Larry gets a little paranoid when he learns he's being stalked by an obsessed fan.

Directors: Todd Holland
The Hankerciser 200

#9 - The Hankerciser 200 7.83

Season 2 - Episode 6

Francine is injured using an exercise device being endorsed by Hank who's afraid she'll write about it.

Directors: Dennis Erdman
Just the Perfect Blendship

#10 - Just the Perfect Blendship 7.80

Season 6 - Episode 9

Larry hits on a guest. Hank hits on his doctor. Mary Lou considers letting her best friend be on the show.

Directors: Melanie Mayron
A Brush with the Elbow of Greatness

#11 - A Brush with the Elbow of Greatness 7.76

Season 1 - Episode 12

Larry makes the tabloids when a woman claims he knocked her into a magazine rack and neglected to apologize.

Directors: Ken Kwapis, Maya Forbes, Peter Tolan
Larry's Agent

#12 - Larry's Agent 7.74

Season 2 - Episode 5

Larry decides he needs a new high-power agent to negotiate his new deal with the network.

Directors: Todd Holland, Victor Levin
The Garden Weasel (a.k.a. What Have You Done For Me Lately?)

#13 - The Garden Weasel (a.k.a. What Have You Done For Me Lately?) 7.74

Season 1 - Episode 1

Larry finds himself in opposition to a network executive who wants him to do live commercials during the show for ""The Garden Weasel.""

Directors: Ken Kwapis
The Warmth Episode

#14 - The Warmth Episode 7.73

Season 1 - Episode 11

Worried about his ratings, Larry hires a focus group to help him tighten up the show.

Directors: Ken Kwapis
The Promise

#15 - The Promise 7.70

Season 1 - Episode 2

Larry is annoyed that David Spade is booked on another show and Hank's fan club visits.

Directors: Ken Kwapis
Hank's Contract

#16 - Hank's Contract 7.69

Season 1 - Episode 7

It's contract negotiation time for Hank and he's going for a raise ... and a golf cart.

Directors: Ken Kwapis
The Hey Now Episode

#17 - The Hey Now Episode 7.67

Season 1 - Episode 13

Hank falls asleep during the show, which is just the last straw for a fed-up Larry.

Directors: Ken Kwapis
The Flirt Episode

#18 - The Flirt Episode 7.66

Season 1 - Episode 6

Jeannie becomes very jealous and accuses Larry of flirting with a playful Mimi Rogers on the show.

Directors: Ken Kwapis
Talk Show

#19 - Talk Show 7.59

Season 1 - Episode 9

An argument at home with Jeannie causes Larry to lose his concentration during the show that night.

Directors: Todd Holland
The Spider Episode

#20 - The Spider Episode 7.58

Season 1 - Episode 3

Larry battles his reluctance when real live spiders are scheduled for the show, and tries to find a sketch to do with guest Carol Burnett.

Directors: Ken Kwapis
The List

#21 - The List 7.57

Season 2 - Episode 3

A chance remark by Francine leads Larry to ask for a list of all her sexual partners since their divorce.

Directors: Roy London
The Party

#22 - The Party 7.56

Season 1 - Episode 10

Larry's little dinner at home with Arthur, initiated by Jeannie, escalates into a full-blown party and causes Larry to become extremely paranoid.

Directors: Todd Holland
The New Producer

#23 - The New Producer 7.55

Season 1 - Episode 5

A friend of Larry's temporarily replaces Artie as producer but schemes to make the job permanent.

Directors: Todd Holland
You're Having My Baby

#24 - You're Having My Baby 7.50

Season 3 - Episode 2

Larry's chances with Mimi Rogers drop dramatically when a woman from Montana turns up with the claim that she's carrying Larry's baby.

Directors: Todd Holland
Like No Business I Know

#25 - Like No Business I Know 7.25

Season 3 - Episode 10

Regis Philbin causes some major unrest when he intimates to Hank that there might be place for him on Regis' new show. Larry and Artie worry about what guest Bobcat Goldthwait might do to top his chair-burning incident on The Tonight Show.

Directors: Todd Holland