Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 11 almost had a very different ending

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when Curb your enthusiasm Set to return for another season, the team behind HBO wasn’t sure about the show’s future going into the Season 11 finale. “I know I say this all the time, but every season is the last season,” said executive producer Dave Shaffer. The Hollywood Reporter August 4. “And I wanted to prepare as if it was the end. So Larry kept falling into that pool without a fence and hitting his head [for the scene]”

If the show isn’t renewed for a 12th season, Schaefer said they’re going to add a final shot of “just the envelope floating in the middle and maybe a still pool with the addition of a bubble.” This will effectively communicate that Larry has drowned.

Fortunately, HBO Another round of episode orders In April, that came as a huge relief to Larry, who, according to Shaffer, “I’m not ready to die.” We’re not ready for this, Larry!

Schaefer said it was probably the last time they would prepare a death scene, noting that they only did it this time because it “lent itself so perfectly.”

“On top of the pool we just got high and wide, with a light on it and the envelope floating in the middle,” he continued. “And we said, ‘OK, if this is how we go, then this is how we go!'”

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Now, they’re gearing up for another season, one that Schaefer is cautiously optimistic about. The writers are still in the early stages, he said, sharing, “The writing of the season is really like any other season,

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