Officer Krupke

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  • 9.1

    "I'm Larry David and I happen to enjoy the comfort of woman's panties!"

    By JaCkKbAuEr2424, Feb 22, 2011

    Curb's been on a role this season, and after what I felt was a disappointing season premiere, the show has just been rattling off great episode after great episode. This one was more believable than a few of the episodes this season and yielded a high amount of laughs.

    Larry tries on a pair of pants at Banana Republic, but a fire alarm goes off, meaning his pants are left inside while the store's pants are left on his body. While outside, he meets a cop named Officer Krupke, and this sparks a series of vignettes with Larry singing different lines to the song, his favorite being the one where West Side Story substitutes "Krup you!" with the much more mean-spirited "F*** You!" Also, Larry must try to defend Jeff against Susie due to another one of his infidelities, and Cheryl finds herself having some competition for the role of George's ex-wife.

    The writing and pacing was as tight as ever. I was able to see the ending about halfway through the episode, but all of the little moments in between, such as Larry yelling "Krup you!" just as he passes the lemonade stand, and his repetition of "I'm Larry David, and I enjoy the comfort of woman's panties" had a huge payoff.

    There were only minor things I didn't like about the episode (the cashier at the store didn't do a great job in my eyes.. the acting seemed more forced than it usually does on this show), but otherwise, this was one of the better episodes this season.moreless

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  • 8.8

    Larry is awesome.

    By thefanof, Jul 02, 2010

    How good is Curb Your Enthusiasm this season? Even an episode that did not have a major storyline (Larry returning a pair of pants is not a big deal) you find yourself laughing your you know what off. The interactions between the characters are just so strong at this point, and even Jerry, who was a little bit stiff in his first two appearances has lightened up. I was on the floor when he said, "I'm on board with the Virginia train. Whoo whoo!" I would have liked for Leon to make an appearance in this episode, but that is just minor nitpicking. Larry yelling at kids and singing a dated song more than made up for it. On a night with such brilliant shows that make you laugh like Desperate Housewives, Family Guy, American Dad and Californication, Curb Your Enthusiasm just stands above them all.

    I wish this season was not over, but I am definitely looking forward to the last two episodes.moreless

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