Well, after every season, Larry says, “That’s it, I’m not doing another season.” After every season. And then he’ll finish editing, and the show will air, and then I’ll get a call, and he’ll say, “I’m not promising anything, but I am letting you know I’m working on a couple of outlines. But until I get at least eight outlines, I’m not promising. I’m just letting you know I’m working on it.” And then another couple of months later I’ll get another phone call: “I’m still not promising anything.” And then finally he’ll call me and say, “All right, we’re doing it.” So, you know, every season he says that, and we’re the longest-running series on HBO.
Here’s Susie Essman on how every season of Curb Your Enthusiasm is going to be its last season according to Larry David, until it isn’t: