The Larry Sanders Show (1992 - 1998)

The Larry Sanders Show


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Classic satire about late-night TV host Larry Sanders, a neurotic (when he's not being self-obsessive) performer. The show boasted celebrity guests unafraid of poking fun at themselves; hilarious behind-the-scenes bits skewering the bloated egos (and insecurities) of the rich and famous; and delicious love-hate business involving Larry, producer Artie and sidekick Hank (`Hey now!'). Its memorable finale featured Jerry Seinfeld, Sean Penn, Carol Burnett, Warren Beatty and David Duchovny.

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Critics Consensus: The naturalistic deadpan comedy of The Larry Sanders Show is just as hilariously misanthropic as ever -- and warmth still lurks at the heart of its edgy execution.

1998, HBO, 12 episodes

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

1996, HBO, 13 episodes

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

1995, HBO, 17 episodes

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

1994, HBO, 17 episodes

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

1993, HBO, 18 episodes

Critics Consensus: The genre-bending satire of The Larry Sanders Show gave viewers a surreal look at the inner workings of late night television.

1992, HBO, 13 episodes


Garry Shandling
as Larry Sanders
Rip Torn
as Artie
Megan Gallagher
as Jeannie Sanders
Bob Odenkirk
as Stevie Grant
Deborah May
as Melanie Parrish
Joshua Malina
as Robert Brody
Phil Leeds
as Sid Bessell
Tracy Ellis
as Mary Beth Nagler
Amy Aquino
as Rabbi Klein
Paul Willson
as Bob Minlooff
David Warner
as Richard Germain
Jeff Cesario
as Himself
Ray Wise
as Lloyd Simon
Joan Embery
as Herself
Sarah Silverman
as Wendy Traston
Maureen Mueller
as Kiki Rosatti
Peter Dante
as Delicery Man
Carol Siskind
as Judy Brockleman
Elsa Raven
as Jarina Venvenich
Dick Anthony Williams
as Beverly's Father
Reynaldo Duran
as Frederick
Rob Reiner
as Himself
Barry Nolan
as Newscaster
Bill Applebaum
as Sam Fitzgerald
Karen Lynn Scott
as Katia Smith
James Noah
as Dr. Beckerman
Tracey Ellis
as Mary Beth Nagler
Colin Hay
as Himself
Jan Lucas
as Linda
Kip Addotta
as Himself
Arthur Eng
as Delivery Boy
Kevin O'Neill
as Stagehand
Jim Lau
as Peng Huang
Miguel Pérez
as Cameraman #1
Lisa Edelstein
as Diane French
Porno for Pyros
as Themselves
Tom Amandes
as Russ Schmitt
Julio Oscar Mechoso
as Cameraman #2
George Wyner
as Paul Fisher
as Themselves
Lois Foraker
as Ellen Boyd
Los Lobos
as Themselves
Tim Allen
as Himself
Wayne Federman
as Stan Sanders
Polly Draper
as Dr. Monica Gordon
Jack Jason
as Himself
Ashley Gardner
as Fran Schmitt
Robert Mailhouse
as Gary Rindels
Tom Snyder
as Himself
Robert Levine
as Dr. Donaldson
Richard Penn
as Dr. Reisman
Teri Garr
as Herself
Fred Barron
as Himself
Bella Shaw
as Herself
Tom Petty
as Himself
David Bowe
as Jimmy Franks
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Series Details

TV Network: HBO
Premiere Date: Aug 15, 1992
Genre: Comedy
Executive Producers: Garry Shandling, Fred Barron, Peter Tolan, Brad Grey, Paul Simms
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