Larry David has made a career of finding humor in societal norms and every day interactions between people.
And on Tuesday, during a performance it Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Curb You Enthusiasm creator and star shared another funny story that is yet another classic unfortunate accident from David.
Only this time the topics involved them two and one dinner, which David accidentally missed by showing up a week early.
Self-deprecating: Larry David, 74, shared a funny story about missing a dinner with Jimmy Kimmel during a performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Tuesday
The Curb You Enthusiasm creator and star revealed that he showed up at Kimmel’s home in Los Angeles for dinner a whole week early
The conversation between the two jokers began with Kimmel talking about how he was surprised that David showed up to his guest seat on the talk show.
With a big radiant smile on his lips, the comedian agreed and continued to joke about how he pondered whether he would cancel the performance.
Kimmel then brought the invitation to the dinner date, which David said he was surprised to get.
‘He invited me to dinner, this guy,’ joked the native of Brooklyn, New York, pointing to the host. ‘And I do not really know him very well.’
He continued to make jokes about being a bad dinner because he is not a good listener during conversations.
Comic touches: The conversation between the two jokers began with Kimmel talking about how he was surprised that David showed up to his guest seat on the talk show
Setting up the story: ‘He invited me to dinner, this guy,’ joked the Seinfeld co-creator, pointing to the host. ‘I do not know him very well.’
David showed up at Kimmel’s home for dinner, and when there was no answer, the talk show host texted: ‘I’m out! Cant come in. Larry. ‘
Forgetful: The acclaimed TV creator and writer was amazed to find out he had the date of their dinner wrong
‘Anyway, I’m showing up at his house and there’s no one home,’ the Seinfeld co-creator revealed about their planned dinner.
Frustrated and confused, David sent a text message to Kimmel, ‘I am outside! Cant come in. Larry. ‘
Kimmel replied, ‘It’s next Monday. I’m at the funeral – sorry friend. ‘
It turns out that he got the date of the meeting wrong and that dinner was the following Monday.
David lived up to his Curb You Enthusiasm character, which he himself plays, and responded that Kimmel was at a funeral: ‘Hola s ** t. Hahaha,’ which got just as many laughs from the two of them and the audience.
David added: ‘Good panel for next time I’m on!’
‘And you are exactly right, it succeeded,’ Kimmel said in accordance with the last text, bursting out laughing together.
Wrong Monday! It turns out that the dinner date was the following Monday
From the cuff: David lives up to his Curb You Enthusiasm character, which he himself plays, and responded that Kimmel was at a funeral: ‘Hola s ** t. Hahaha’
Unique sense of humor! The host made sure to point out that David wrote ‘Hahaha’ in his response that Kimmel was at the funeral at the time David was outside his house
David went on to reveal that he thought Kimmel had tried to pull a practical joke on him by not being at his house for the scheduled dinner.
‘I thought I was going to be punk and I thought,’ I’ll never do that show again, ‘he continued, referring to the talk show tonight.
The story did not end there. When the following Monday came, the day of their actual dinner date, David did not show up. With his arms out wide and a big radiant grin on his face, David shot back: ‘I got it up once to do what you know. I could not go a second time. ‘
Realizing that he was trying for the first time, Kimmel shot back: ‘You made the effort.’
It was at this point that David asked him, ‘Do me a favor, try again,’ as Kimmel accepted, ‘because I never have people for my house.’
David followed up by assuring his host, ‘But you will not be invited to my house.’
David told Kimmel that his mishap with the dinner date would yield a ‘Good panel for the next time I am’, which was a reference to the fact that the story was good fodder in the talk show
‘And you are exactly right, it succeeded,’ Kimmel said in accordance with the final text, whether the accident with the dinner date was a good topic to tell about Kimmel’s talk show
Funnyman: David also joked about when he missed an appointment with his doctor
‘I’m not writing anything down,’ the two-time Emmy Award winner confessed. ‘I think I’m smart enough to keep it in my head:’ Oh dinner with Jimmy on Monday; oh it’s in my head, ‘I noted it in my head. But you know it does not work that way.
David then gave an example of when he forgot to see a doctor.
‘God forbid you forget a doctor that happens,’ he said in a sarcastic but funny tone to his voice. As he leaned back in his chair, he began to joke about how doctors can really be violated by unanswered appointments.
‘Oh the doctor. Oh, the doctor’s precious time was wasted. Oh, oh, oh, the doctor. And then you get a call from the medical assistant for the next two weeks to remind you that the doctor was sorry you did not show up
David, 74, was on the talk show to promote the upcoming 11th season of his hit HBO comedy series Curb You Enthusiasm. The new season premieres on October 24 and features guest appearances from, among others, Kaley Cuoco, Woody Harrelson, Tracy Ulman, Lucy Lui, Bill Hader and Paton Oswalt, among many others.
The acclaimed series will once again star in his longtime regulars Jeff Garlin, Sussie Essman and BJ Smoove.
Prom Mode: David, 74, was on the talk show to promote the upcoming 11th season of his hit HBO comedy series Curb You Enthusiasm
Coming: The new season of Slow Your Enthusiasm premieres on October 24th