“Curb your Enthusiasm” ninth season is “pretty pretty good”

TV show revivals are almost always a bad idea. Shows such as “24: Legacy” and “Fuller House” prove that, but “Seinfeld” creator Larry David makes an exception to the rule with the return of his semi-improvised sitcom “Curb Your Enthusiasm.” Fans of the series were excited but skeptical when HBO announced in October that “Curb” would be returning for a ninth season after being off the air since 2011. Many questioned how David could bring the same magic that made the show so special for eight cherished seasons. Series regulars Jeff Garlin, J.B. Smoove, Susie Essman, Cheryl Hines and Richard Lewis all made their return and the cast did not miss a beat in returning to their roles. Guest appearances including Bryan Cranston and Lin-Manuel Miranda were entertaining and added a lot more to the overarching plot than I expected. Once I heard the classic theme song, all the nostalgia hit me and my fears and skepticisms were washed away  — “Curb” was back. In the show, David plays a version of himself where he faces the annoyances of society and deals with them in his own way, often leading to bigger predicaments. The show is known for awkward social

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