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HBO renews Curb Your Enthusiasm for what's got to be a pandemic-themed 11th season

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HBO has famously said it will continue churning out seasons of Curb Your Enthusiasm for as long as Larry David is up for it, a promise the Seinfeld co-creator is goofing on upon the announcement that an 11th season of the comedy is now in the works.

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“Believe me, I’m as upset about this as you are,” he cracked. “One day I can only hope that HBO will come to their senses and grant me the cancellation I so richly deserve.”

The renewal follows an amusing, if inconsistent, 10th season that felt looser and less high-concept than its predecessor. Thankfully, it ended with the glorious manifestation of Larry’s spite store and a whole host of celebrity cameos that fortified what was already a solid season-long arc.

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No word on when the season might go into production—after we get a vaccine, probably—but David is apparently “busy writing.” He’s never shied away from current events—MAGA hats played a key role in last season—so expect David’s Larry to get fussy about mask culture, suffer some form of sanitizer-related mishap, and just generally make Ted Danson’s quarantine a living hell.

Randall Colburn is The A.V. Club's Internet Culture Editor. He lives in Chicago, occasionally writes plays, and was a talking head in Best Worst Movie, the documentary about Troll 2.

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