Curb Your Enthusiasm : Aamco (2000)

Genres - Comedy  |   Sub-Genres - Comedy of Errors, Sitcom [TV]  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States  |  
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Synopsis by Josh Ralske

At the start of this episode, Jeff (Jeff Garlin), his manager, tells Larry (Larry David) that he's buying a 1957 Chevy convertible. Larry doesn't seem particularly impressed. When he gets home, Larry finds his wife, Cheryl (Cheryl Hines), entertaining her friend, Julie (Julie Welch). Julie returns a tape of Larry's movie, Sour Grapes, and Cheryl asks her what she thought of it. Julie says, "It was such a perfect length." Larry responds, "That's my specialty -- length. What about the width?" After Julie leaves, Larry complains about Cheryl's upcoming dinner party. "What is this compulsion to have people over to your house and serve them food and talk to them?" he asks Cheryl, who promises him that he'll have a good time. Larry bets her that he won't. Later, Jeff tells Larry his feelings were hurt because Larry didn't congratulate him on his new car. "I didn't know it was like having a kid," explains Larry. Jeff insists that Larry take his car for a drive. They are at a stop sign when Larry mistakes the familiar horn sound of an AAMCO commercial on the radio for the car behind him. He has an altercation with the driver, who rams Jeff's car and speeds off. Larry endures further woes at Cheryl's party, where one guest goes on and on about his office relocation, and a couple talk excitedly about seeing Annie Get Your Gun on a cruise ship. Another guest, Mike Duffy (Mike Hagerty), mentions that he works for AAMCO, and when Larry tells him about the accident, he offers to fix Jeff's car. But Larry is dismayed when Mike sits in his chair at the dinner table, and insists on saying grace. "Next time you do one of these things," he tells Cheryl later, "I want some Jews."