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The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes 

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Updated March 23, 2020 2.4k votes 424 voters 24k views 102 items

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With all the good episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the best Curb Your Enthusiasm episodes of all time are. Fans of Curb Your Enthusiasm are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. Do you like "Palestinian Chicken" the best, or is "Beloved Aunt" your favorite episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm? That's why this list of Curb Your Enthusiasm episodes exists - so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episodes are.

Curb Your Enthusiasm follows the ups and downs of the life and times of Larry David, who plays a fictionalized version of himself. The show was developed from a one-hour special David had done with HBO in 1999. Curb Your Enthusiasm premiered on HBO on October 15, 2000. After the eight season ended in 2011 the series went on a hiatus of six years, returning with a ninth season in 2017 and a tenth in 2020.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Curb Your Enthusiasm episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

 What is the best Curb Your Enthusiasm episode of all time? Look below and find out.

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Palestinian Chicken is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
Palestinian Chicken Episode: 3, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 8

Original Airing: July 24, 2011

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 ...more
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The Doll is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
The Doll Episode: 7, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 2

Original Airing: November 4, 2001

Season 2, Episode 7

At the screening of a miniseries, the young daughter of a TV executive asks Larry to cut the hair off a beloved doll. When he complies, she becomes very upset. To remedy the situation, Larry and ...more
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The Car Pool Lane is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
The Car Pool Lane Episode: 6, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 4

Original Airing: February 8, 2004

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.
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The Grand Opening is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
The Grand Opening Episode: 10, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 3

Original Airing: November 17, 2002

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 ...more
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The Black Swan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
The Black Swan Episode: 7, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 7

Original Airing: November 1, 2009

Season 7, Episode 7

Larry has bad luck on the same golf hole twice.
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The Ski Lift is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
The Ski Lift Episode: 8, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 5

Original Airing: November 20, 2005

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. ...more
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Beloved Aunt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
Episode: 8, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 1

Original Airing: December 3, 2000

Season 1, Episode 8

When Cheryl's aunt dies, Larry is left in charge of the obituary. But when the newspaper accidentally places ""beloved c*nt"" instead of beloved aunt, things take an expected
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Krazee-Eyez Killa is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
Krazee-Eyez Killa Episode: 8, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 3

Original Airing: November 3, 2002

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 ...more
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Funkhouser's Crazy Siste... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
Funkhouser's Crazy Sister Episode: 1, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 7

Original Airing: September 20, 2009

Season 7, Episode 1

Larry attempts a pre-emptive breakup with an ailing Loretta, and learns with Jeff that you can’t make an “empty gesture” to a Funkhouser.
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Trick or Treat is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
Trick or Treat Episode: 3, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 2

Original Airing: October 7, 2001

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 ...more
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The Ida Funkhouser Roads... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
The Ida Funkhouser Roadside Memorial Episode: 3, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 6

Original Airing: September 23, 2007

Season 6, Episode 3

Marty Funkhouser is outraged when flowers from his mother's memorial are stolen; Larry complains about "sample abusers" in stores; Jeff and Susie find knowing Larry to be a liability ...more
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Denise Handicapped is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
Denise Handicapped Episode: 5, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 7

Original Airing: October 18, 2009

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.
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The Freak Book is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
The Freak Book Episode: 5, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 6

Original Airing: October 7, 2007

Season 6, Episode 5

Larry is unrattled by a book about freaks and a bad chauffeur.
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Larry vs. Michael J. Fox... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
Larry vs. Michael J. Fox Episode: 10, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 8

Original Airing: September 11, 2011

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.
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Mister Softee is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
Mister Softee Episode: 9, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 8

Original Airing: September 4, 2011

Season 8, Episode 9

An ice cream truck triggers a painful childhood memory for Larry.
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The Survivor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
The Survivor Episode: 9, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 4

Original Airing: March 7, 2004

Season 4, Episode 9

Larry and Cheryl prepare to renew their wedding vows; Larry mulls an offer from his dry cleaner.
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The Shrimp Incident is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
The Shrimp Incident Episode: 4, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 2

Original Airing: October 14, 2001

Season 2, Episode 4

Larry is labeled a misogynist when he believes an HBO Network executive took some shrimp from of his meal, following a mistake in a delivery of Chinese food.
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The Nanny from Hell is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
The Nanny from Hell Episode: 4, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 3

Original Airing: October 6, 2002

Season 3, Episode 4

Larry, Cheryl, Jeff and Susie encounter a ""nanny from hell"" whose reign of terror is thwarted by ten sponge cakes. Larry commits a ""penis faux pas"" ...more
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The 5 Wood is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
The 5 Wood Episode: 5, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 4

Original Airing: February 1, 2004

Season 4, Episode 5

A bag of cashews and rasins threatens Larry's working relationship with David Schwimmer; a dirty locker and a golf club threatens his club membership; Larry gets into a compromising situation ...more
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The Seder is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
The Seder Episode: 7, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 5

Original Airing: November 13, 2005

Season 5, Episode 7

Cheryl puts on a Passover Seder, which Larry promptly finds numerous ways to ruin.
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Opening Night is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
Episode: 10, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 4

Original Airing: March 14, 2004

Season 4, Episode 10

The show travels to New York City as Larry prepares to open on Broadway in "The Producers".
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The Bare Midriff is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
The Bare Midriff Episode: 6, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 7

Original Airing: October 25, 2009

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.
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Chet's Shirt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
Chet's Shirt Episode: 1, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 3

Original Airing: September 15, 2002

Season 3, Episode 1

Larry and Jeff invest in a restaurant with actor Ted Danson. In lieu of attending his dentist's dinner party, Larry decides to shop for waiters' uniforms, and in the process buys matching shirts ...more
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Kamikaze Bingo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
Kamikaze Bingo Episode: 4, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 5

Original Airing: October 16, 2005

Season 5, Episode 4

Larry wonders how a Japanese WWII veteran can call himself a kamikaze, and feels a nursing home bingo game may not be on the up-and-up.
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Vehicular Fellatio is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Episodes
Vehicular Fellatio Episode: 2, Season: Curb Your Enthusiasm - Season 7

Original Airing: September 27, 2009

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 ...more