The Larry Sanders Show mixed video-taped footage of the fictional broadcast show (which was recorded in front of an actual live studio audience) with "behind the scenes" footage shot on film (for example, Larry talking to his guests during the commercial break or the everyday workings of the office between shows). As such it featured real-life cele
The Larry Sanders Show Season 5 (1996-1997)
|5x01 Everybody Loves Larry |
Larry, worried about the implications of a permanent guest host, sabotages temporary host Jon Stewart at every turn. Hank buys a less-than-perfect used car from Elvis Costello. David ...
|Nov. 13, 1996|
|5x02 My Name is Asher Kingsley |
Hank's decison to re-embrace Judaism throws the office and the network into a tizzy. Larry worries that someone has been sitting in his new massaging recliner.
|Nov. 20, 1996|
|5x03 Where is the Love? |
Larry gets upset over a review from TV critic Tom Shales, prompting him to fire off a fax in retaliation and to seek sympathy from show guest Sally Field.
|Nov. 27, 1996|
|5x04 Ellen, or Isn't She? |
Artie pushes Larry to get Ellen Degeneres to come out of the closet on their show, but Larry pursues some personal research first. Beverly spoils Artie's birthday by circulating the ...
|Dec. 11, 1996|
|5x05 The New Writer |
Hank suffers paranoid agonies when he fears that Kevin Nealon is hanging around trying to get his job. Phil has trouble adjusting to the woman Larry has hired as a new writer.
|Dec. 18, 1996|
|5x06 The Matchmaker |
Paula's new assistant, Marylou, manages to upset everyone, even the affable Tim Conway, with her ineffective pre-interview techniques and celebrity research. Hank's effort to cheer ...
|Jan. 08, 1997|
|5x07 Make a Wish |
Larry wants to be on People's Ten Sexiest Men list, even if it means bumping off guest Ben Stiller. Beverly gets stuck taking care of their ""One Wish"" Foundation child when he comes ...
|Jan. 15, 1997|
|5x08 Artie and Angie and Hank and Hercules |
Artie falls off the wagon with his second addiction, Angie Dickinson, and flies to Venice with her. Larry's affair with Laura Leighton stumbles over their obsessions with watching their ...
|Jan. 22, 1997|
|5x09 The Prank |
Larry becomes convinced that his new paramour Lori Loughlin has taken money from his wallet. Hank tries to impress a woman by putting her precocious son on the show as an expert in ...
|Jan. 29, 1997|
|5x10 The Book |
Larry insists on writng a book about his life, just like Jay, Brett, Ellen and Paul, leaving Hank worrying about ""the incident"" and Artie to finish off his own memoirs. Beverly receives ...
|Feb. 05, 1997|
|5x11 Pain Equals Funny |
Paula tells Larry that she's leaving to produce the Caryl and Marilyn show, so he impulsively promotes her to producer without consulting Artie. The quality of Phil's work goes up and ...
|Feb. 12, 1997|
|5x12 The Roast |
Artie works hard to make sure all of Larry's ""friends"" attend a celebrity roast in his honor while Hank tries to learn how to handle hecklers so he can be the roastmaster.
|Feb. 19, 1997|
|5x13 Larry's New Love |
Larry's relationship with his new girlfriend is threatened when she takes on the ""mermaid"" role in a show skit, and wants to use it as a springboard for her career.
|Feb. 26, 1997|
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