The Larry Sanders Show: Season 5 (1996 - 1997)


Season 5
The Larry Sanders Show

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Air date: Nov 13, 1996
Air date: Nov 20, 1996
Air date: Nov 27, 1996
Air date: Dec 11, 1996
Air date: Dec 18, 1996
Air date: Jan 8, 1997
Air date: Jan 15, 1997
Air date: Jan 22, 1997
Air date: Jan 29, 1997
Air date: Feb 5, 1997
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Critic Reviews for The Larry Sanders Show Season 5

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After a self-imposed one-year hiatus, Garry Shandling's The Larry Sanders Show returns on HBO and it's as brilliant, hard-edged and hilarious as ever.

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Comedy this subtle is a hard act to follow.

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As Larry, Shandling raises banality into an art form; he is consistently hilarious whether blissfully watching his own videos or reacting to a bad review. It's definitely not from me.

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Behind-the-scenes maneuvering propels "Everybody Loves Larry," as Larry tries to unload a bunch of crappy guests on Stewart (Sally Struthers! Zsa Zsa Gabor! Charles Nelson Reilly! Jamie Farr!) to make sure the kid doesn't show up the big man.

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All the regulars are their regularly funny selves, always entirely in character and not just propped-up cutouts spewing gags.

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As always, the beauty of "The Larry Sanders Show" is that it delivers its comedy with only the slightest fanciful tweak to Hollywood's off- screen reality.

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When it comes to that special commodity known as a fine madness, television has few adept practitioners. 'Seinfeld, for one, has a splendid track record. But 'The Larry Sanders Show' is unbeatable.

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The Larry Sanders Show opens its fifth season tonight by reminding viewers just how extraordinary it is, not only as one of the funniest, smartest comedies ever, but also in sometimes having celebrity guests depict themselves.

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