Want even MORE badges? You can now earn them for creating show lists! Read more

'Curb Your Enthusiasm' - 'The Bi-Sexual': Juicing the game

A quick review of last night's "Curb Your Enthusiasm" coming up just as soon as I secure the bags... 

Because "Curb" is a show so defined by its structure, I sometimes find myself writing that an episode was very funny in spots but didn't work as a whole because the structure wasn't quite right. (Case in point: last week's Larry/Gervais obnoxious-off.) "The Bi-Sexual" was the opposite of that. Aside from weirdly ending with Larry being forced to have lunch with Duckstein rather than the scene before it, this was a very, very well-constructed episode. The competition with Rosie O'Donnell, the baseball metaphor laid on top of that, and then the ongoing argument with the Japanese restaurant manager(**) all came together beautifully in that moment on the steps of the Hall of Fame, where Larry was barred entry because he had cheated the game.  Read More...


Post Comment

Want to comment on this post? First, you must log in to your SideReel account!