How Larry David Earned Your EnthusiasmFrom stand-up and 'Seinfeld' to 'Whatever Works,' how David has become one of the most successful names in comedy
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By 1979, Larry David had become a regular at Catch a Rising Star, the comedy club that served as a training ground for New York’s biggest breakout talent. It was here that David came to the attention of executives at ABC who were putting together a comedy variety series to compete with a hit show on NBC called Saturday Night Live. The result was Fridays, a drug-friendly sketch show that managed to lure fans away from SNL during a rebuilding year, before getting canceled after its second season. It was here that David first worked with future collaborators Michael Richards and Larry Charles.