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Larry David’s ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ to End With Season 12

Larry David’s ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ to End With Season 12

After a Prett-ay, Prett-ay, Prett-ay Good run, Larry David is pulling the plug on Curb Your Enthusiasm. The HBO show will end with season 12. The new season starts on Feb. 4 at 10 p.m. on HBO and Max. It consists of 10 episodes and ends with a series finale on April 7.

Curb Your Enthusiasm, known for its freewheeling nature on HBO, is finally being promoted as Larry David’s “final season.” Despite its previous lack of a strict timeline, the cable network is now embracing this forthcoming batch of episodes as the conclusive chapter of the show. The streamer and cable network took to Instagram to promote the upcoming final season.

“As ‘Curb’ comes to an end, I will now have the opportunity to finally shed this ‘Larry David’ persona and become the person God intended me to be – the thoughtful, kind, caring, considerate human being I was until I got derailed by portraying this malignant character,” David quipped in a statement. “And so ‘Larry David,’ I bid you farewell. Your misanthropy will not be missed. And for those of you who would like to get in touch with me, you can reach me at Doctors Without Borders.”

Curb Your Enthusiasm has traditionally had periodic appearances, with a rhythm of every other year in the late 2000s. However, there was a significant hiatus from 2011 until 2017, when it made a comeback. It also returned in 2020 and 2021, resulting in a total of 12 seasons over 24 years.

Could Larry David’s Final Season of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Contain Another ‘Seinfeld’ Reunion?

Details on the final season are still limited, but Tracey Ullman is listed in the cast, suggesting the return of Irma Kostroski. She is the brash councilwoman whom Larry seduces to repeal a local ordinance. Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman, Cheryl Hines, J.B. Smoove, Richard Lewis, Ted Danson, and Vince Vaughn are returning to “Curb”. Expect a star-studded lineup of guests, with a potential reunion featuring Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Michael Richards.

The final season of Curb may include a Seinfeld reunion teased by Jerry Seinfeld. It all started at Jerry’s stage appearance at the Wang Theater in Boston recently. Discussing the iconic show’s somewhat controversial ending, Jerry teased, “Well, I have a little secret for you about the ending. But I can’t really tell it because it is a secret.” 

“Here’s what I’ll tell you, OK, but you can’t tell anybody,” Jerry added. “Something is going to happen that has to do with that ending. Hasn’t happened yet. And just what you are thinking about, [we] have also been thinking about it. So you’ll see, we’ll see.”