Stars: Larry David,Larry David,Jeff Garlin,Jeff Garlin
Director: Robert B. Weide,Robert B. Weide
Season 2 finds Larry trying out a new job as a car salesman, crossing paths with a pro-wrestler, wagering with his pricey acupuncturist, and finding trouble at a massage parlour, among other hilarious events.
An innocent "bunch-up" in Larry's trousers gives rise to a misunderstanding with Cheryl's friend Nancy at the movies - where Larry also offends the new girlfriend of pal Richard Lewis.
Larry and Cheryl's fun-filled double date with Ted Danson and Mary Steenburgen ends badly at the bowling alley when Larry discovers that someone has taken off with his shoes.
By not picking up a golf ball that drops out of a bucket carried by a man in a tacky western hat, Larry sets off a bizarre chain of events in which he's forced to attend a party at the home of a porno businessman named Gil, getting lost with Cheryl along the way.
Cheryl and Larry get into a fight after she returns from a trip and he's too distracted by a game on TV to greet her properly. To make peace, Larry decides to buy her a bracelet at a jewellery store, but isn't allowed in because of his shabby clothes.
Larry ends up missing a meeting with a major actress. At home, Larry and Cheryl are visited by their interior decorator, who has the movie star's phone number but won't give it to Larry - even though the actress called and left her number, which Larry couldn't decipher.
Hoping to bury an unsightly telephone wire dangling over their yard, Larry and Cheryl befriend neighbours who must approve the burial. The husband is an incompetent lawyer but a big Seinfeld fan, so Larry arranges to have Julia Louis-Dreyfuss come for a visit.
During a test-drive of Jeff's new "toy", a vintage '57 Chevy convertible, Larry mistakes the horn in an Aamco radio spot for that of an actual car idling behind him at a red light - and ends up getting the car rammed.
At the funeral for Cheryl's aunt, Larry offers to use his connections to place an obituary in the newspaper, but when the paper comes out, the "a" in "aunt" has been inadvertently replaced with a "c", and Cheryl's family is convinced that Larry did it on purpose.
On his way to the drugstore to fill a prescription for his wife's itchy skin condition, Larry meets up with Richard Lewis. The two then run into a black dermatologist friend of Richard's, whom Larry promptly offends with a tasteless affirmative-action joke.
Cheryl and Larry run into Lucy Montone, an actress and one of Larry's old flames. Despite his wife's jealousy, Larry and Lucy do lunch, and she convinces him to escort her to an Incest Survivors Group meeting, where he makes up a story about being molested as a child.
Larry David and his wife purchase a new oceanfront home owned by a television star's agent. Meanwhile, Larry shocks his wife and friends by deciding to take a job as a car salesman.
Jeff leaves his wife Susie and worries that his private life will become public in court. Jeff's concern affects Larry who becomes obsessed with showing Cheryl how normal he is. Meanwhile, Larry seeks revenge on pro wrestler Thor Olson, who he believes slashed his tyre.
Attending the premiere of a movie written by friend Cliff Cobb, Larry offends a Jewish neighbour, alienates Cliff and sends misguided overtures to Cliff's wife. Later, the Davids experience the "trick" side of Halloween when Larry refuses to give candy to two teenagers.
Larry is labelled a misogynist when he believes an HBO Network executive took some shrimp from his meal, following a mistake in a delivery of Chinese food.
Larry and Richard Lewis, who both see the same psychotherapist, plot ways of ending their respective relationships with the therapist after Larry sees the man wearing a thong bathing suit.
An acupuncturist agrees to waive the fee if he cannot cure Larry's back. Coincidentally, a down-on-his-luck writer asks Larry for a $5,000 loan, claiming he'll soon pay the loan off since his wealthy father is close to death.
Larry's presence at a screening results in chaos when the daughter of the network's president gets Larry to cut the hair off her beloved rare doll, throwing a fit when she learns the hair won't grow back. Larry must also deal with a locked bathroom and a call of nature.
Larry is villainised for accidentally tripping Shaquille O'Neal at a Lakers game, but the incident ironically ends up bringing him good luck.
Larry can't believe that the Jewish man who is marrying Cheryl's sister is converting to Christianity. Richard Lewis accused Larry of stealing the outgoing message of his answering machine, and Larry accuses several passengers of stealing his airline tickets.
Cheryl's psychic busts Larry for a naughty massage, and a restaurant owner busts Larry for stealing forks.
Having invested in a restaurant with Ted Danson, Larry shops for waiters' uniforms in lieu of attending his dentist's dinner party. Following an emergency visit to his dentist (who learns why Larry skipped the party), Larry is left with two abnormally large front teeth.
After a food allergy at Larry's restaurant, Deborah refuses to take medicine to clear up the hives on her face. Richard will not be seen with her at the Emmy Awards that night, so he and Larry concoct a plan to bake a batch of Benadryl-laced brownies for Deborah to eat.
When Randy quits, Ted suggests they audition his personal chef but Larry rejects the candidate. Larry accuses Cheryl of having a crush on a tennis-playing cast member; a couple refuse Larry's wedding gift; and a saleswoman becomes convinced that Larry is stalking her.
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" after a pool party, and Richard Lewis seeks immortality from Bartlett's Quotations.
A rumoured threat of a terrorist attack undermines a benefit performance by Alanis Morissette at the home of one of Larry's friends. Meanwhile, Larry can't help snubbing Mindy Reiser during a series of encounters at a restaurant and the perfume shop where she works.
Larry's mother dies while he's shooting a film in New York City, but he doesn't find out until he returns to LA two days after the funeral. Meanwhile, Richard Lewis accuses Larry of taking back his meditation mantra, and Larry plots to relocate his mother's body.
Jeff's return home is ruined by his allergy to the family's corpse-sniffing German Shepherd but his daughter refuses to give away the dog. Concerned about his agent's welfare, Larry figures out a way to give the pooch to the Braudys, who are looking for just such a dog.
Larry is accused of betraying the confidences of Wanda's boyfriend, a rapper he met at a party. Later, Larry alienates Jeff's wife Susie by passing on her house-tour offer, then runs into problems trying to replace a sports jacket Cheryl threw out.
Larry proves himself an unskilled Christmas tipper. After offending his housekeeper, Larry makes amends with her at the expense of his wife. Later, Larry attempts to reconcile with Cheryl's family after ruining their nativity scene.
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 their tenth wedding anniversary approaching, Larry reminds Cheryl of a "present" she promised him back when they got engaged. Later that night, a karaoke performance ends up landing Larry an unlikely plum role.
Larry reconnects with Michael, his blind tormenter, to bad results. Meanwhile, Richard Lewis asks Larry for an unusual favour, and Larry's poor party etiquette embarrasses Cheryl.
Larry mends fences with Michael by setting him up on a blind date. Jeff admits to a sexual fantasy that peeves Larry. Ben Stiller delivers an ultimatum, and Larry levies a steep accusation against a group of mentally challenged workers.
Larry inadvertently traumatises the Greenes' daughter at their dinner party. Later, Larry accuses a local weatherman of misrepresenting the forecast for personal gain.
A bag of raisins and cashews threatens Larry's working relationship with David Schwimmer, while a dirty locker threatens his golf-club membership.
Larry finds an innovative way to use the HOV lane to get to a Dodgers game, and pays a price for getting his dad some medicinal marijuana.
Larry's decision to buy a surrogate mother a baby-shower gift backfires, as do his efforts to pass a routine physical.
A surreptitious video purchase endangers Larry's relationship with his assistant, Antoinette, and nearly costs Jeff and Susie their best friend. Elsewhere, Cheryl gets medical treatment from an unorthodox source.
Larry contemplates a tempting offer from his Hasidic dry cleaner.
Larry opens in "The Producers" on Broadway.
As the Jewish high holy days approach, a near-death experience, coupled with a comment made by his father, leaves Larry wondering if there's more to his identity than he thought. In better news, a sandwich now bears his name, but it's not entirely to his liking.
Larry seeks professional help to secure information about his past. Meanwhile, his place as a gay rights supporter hits a snag.
A undergarment purchase for his housekeeper lands Larry in hot water, while his father-in-law's fondness for The Passion of the Christ comes in handy more than once.
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.
When Richard Lewis finds out he needs a kidney transplant, he finds two friends who match him, leaving them to decide who "gets" to give up their organ.
His father's smoking jacket and "bathroom contamination" cause grief for Larry.
Cheryl puts on a Passover Seder, which Larry promptly finds numerous ways to ruin.
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.
Larry has his jacket borrowed without permission, but he manages to end up the bad guy. Meanwhile, his investigation into what happened to Jeff's missing dog, Oscar, leads him to suspect his Korean bookie.
Larry finally learns the truth regarding his possible adoption, and makes his final decision about a kidney donation for Richard Lewis.
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.
It's moving day for both the Blacks and the Davids; Larry's prized Joe Pepitone jersey is lost at the dry cleaners; Larry's irked at Ted Danson's anonymous donation; Cheryl is grossed out by a semen stain on a guest-room quilt.
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 when trying to get Sammy into an exclusive private school.
Larry regrets getting Cha-Cha a job when she monitors his bathroom habits and has to make phone calls 'lefty'; the Blacks and Larry are fed up with Cheryl's environmentally conscious, but scratchy, toilet paper; a waiter objects to a doggie bag being prepared for a dog.
Larry is unnerved by a book about freaks and a bad chauffeur.
A toaster makes life tough for Loretta and Leon; Larry gets to know an exterminator.
When Larry snubs a frightened Cheryl's phone call in favour of dealing with a TiVo repairman, she walks out on him, leaving their friends to decide which of the pair to stay true to.
Larry accidentally offends Lorreta's Auntie Rae and takes advantage of Jeff's hospitalisation.
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.
Larry uses Sammie Greene's bat mitzvah to try and clear up a nasty rumour about him; the Blacks announce they're returning home; Larry makes another attempt at dating.
Larry tries to rid himself of an inept assistant, offends Jeff's barber and gets into hot water over a new project.
Larry reaches out to a familiar face, gives a hotel guest sartorial advice and looks to create a diversion to help a friend's nephew.
Larry turns to a writer for advice. While searching for Susie's missing "little sister", he gets ticketed by an overzealous cop.
Larry's therapist accuses him of overstepping; Susie grows suspicious of Jeff; Larry bribes an usher at a funeral.
Larry commits a faux pas with Sammi's fiance, and tries to start over with his mail carrier and golf club security guard.
Larry invents an ingenious ploy for getting his friends out of relationship jams; Larry upsets Funkhouser's new girlfriend.
Larry angers a hot-yoga teacher, has an auspicious first date, and seethes over a run-in with an unfair Uber driver.
Bridget asks Larry for a favour on behalf of her son. Larry earns unexpected gratitude in a buffet line, and realises that tips are better than favours.
Larry is blackmailed by an employee and tormented by someone from his past. Jeff and Larry pitch a new creative venture. Susie gets turned on by a surprising source.
Larry has a scheduling conflict, takes issue with some work associates, and hosts a pair of ungrateful house guests.
Larry kicks off the new year with new rival Mocha Joe, at a cocktail party hosted by Jeff and Susie, Larry gets roped into lunch plans and has a misunderstanding with a caterer.
Larry's lawyer tries to settle the Alice situation, Larry gives Susie an extravagant gift.
Larry drops the ball when he gets the chance to make amends with his assistant Alice. Larry and Richard go to extreme lengths for their upcoming lunch date.
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.
Larry receives a problematic gift from Freddy Funkhouser, causes trouble with Richard’s new girlfriend, and offends one of Jeff’s A-list clients.
When Susie plans a surprise party for Jeff, Larry suspects she has ulterior motives, and enlists the help of his new friend Wally to ensure things don't go awry. Larry connects with a problematic inventor to develop an innovative new product.
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.
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.
Mocha Joe hatches a plan to sabotage his adversary. Larry develops a debilitating habit and takes pity on a waitress. Richard prepares for a career-defining role.
Larry runs into an unwelcome familiar face, seeks a second opinion on his knee injury and causes a rift between expectant parents.
A discovery in Larry's backyard threatens to derail his latest creative venture, while a clumsy mishap threatens the future of his latest romance. Albert Brooks hosts an unprecedented event, and Leon makes arrangements for an upcoming trip.
Larry is forced to attend an ill-fated work meeting and investigates the truth behind a faulty toilet. Determined to unravel a mystery of his own, Jeff employs Larry's detective skills.
In a last-ditch effort, Larry enlists Cheryl's help with a project and, later, concocts a plan that could finally save his newest creative venture.
After agreeing to take Susie's new rabbi golfing, Larry then cashes in on her favour. Later, Larry's appeal to Woody Harrelson's animal rights activism comes with unexpected consequences.
While he and his date swap secrets, Larry runs afoul of the rules and regulations at a sushi restaurant. No good deed goes unpunished for Freddy Funkhouser.
Larry navigates the complexities of requesting a new chauffeur, letting his roofer do his job, and imparting some constructive criticism to his chiropractor.
Ahead of Election Day, Larry befriends City Councilwoman Irma Kostroski while mediating a conflict between a difficult actor and his prop master.
Larry does damage control to remain in Irma's good graces while encouraging Leon to monetise his knack for husbandly counsel.
Larry seizes an opportunity to avoid Irma as he’s roped into Jeff’s latest apology tour.
Larry gives some unsolicited marriage advice and hosts an event for an American hero.