The Larry Sanders Show: Season 4


# Air Date Title
1 Jul 19

Roseanne's Return

Larry is apprehensive over a guest appearance by former girl friend Roseanne and decides to see a psychiatrist. The office follows the O.J. trial.

2 Jul 26

Hank's New Assistant

When Darlene quits while on vacation, Hank hires the temp who was filling in for her. Larry’s reluctant to tell Dana Carvey he doesn’t like Carvey’s Larry San…

3 Aug 02

Arthur After Hours

After a particularly trying day at work, Arthur spends the night at the studio with two new friends, Nicolae the janitor and Hank’s karoake machine, and one old bottle of…

4 Aug 09

The Bump

Larry promises not to bump comic Jeff Cesario again, then finds the show overbooked and Hank needing four minutes for a tribute to his late father.

5 Aug 16

Jeannie's Visit

A surprise visit by Larry’s ex-wife causes an unusual triangle between her, Larry and Hank. Larry offers a cappuccino machine as a substitute for the daily office run to…

6 Aug 23

The P.A.

Family ties are stretched to the limit when Artie hires his delinquent son as a production assistant. Larry worries about his diet.

7 Aug 30

Hank's Sex Tape

Hank fears for his career after Phil sets a scandalous sex tape circulating among the entertainment community.

8 Sep 13

Nothing Personal

Paula has trouble booking guests for sweeps week, so she leans on Larry to ask his friend Jeff Goldblum, who in turn offers to help Larry get a date with a network publicist.

9 Sep 20

Brother, Can You Spare 1.2 Million?

Larry scrambles to make some money after his accountant admits he’s lost all of Larry’s funds. Artie and Hank set out to teach the guy a lesson.

10 Sep 27

Conflict of Interest

Paula’s dating Larry’s agent, but Larry fears he’s just using her to book his clients on the show. The network objects to Larry’s ethnic guest spots. Ha…

11 Oct 11

I Was a Teenage Lesbian

While awaiting the results of a breast biopsy, a tense Paula angers Brett Butler who offers Larry some tips on his weekly massage. Hank interviews possible new agents while his…

12 Oct 18

Larry's Sitcom

Larry accepts a script from Chris Elliott for a new sitcom to be produced under Larry’s deal with the network, then gives it to Phil for some ““fine tuning.&#…

13 Oct 25

Larry's Big Idea

Larry goes against Artie’s better judgement and introduces a new bit showcasing characters based on the production staff.

14 Nov 01

Beverly and the Prop Job

Beverly quits when Larry and Artie refuse to seriously consider her request that a job in the props department be given to a black person. Hank considers replacing Scott with a…

15 Nov 08


Larry begins an affair with a much younger show intern which causes resentment among the staff and places him in the awkward position of meeting her parents. Hank insists on a…

16 Nov 15


Chaos reigns as the eighth anniversary show tapes and Larry tries repeatedly to sneak in a bathroom visit during a commercial break.

17 Nov 22

Larry's on Vacation

Larry takes a vacation to recover from plastic surgery leaving Sandra Bernhard to fill in as the show host. But her manager sends shock waves through the office with her pushy…

About The Larry Sanders Show

Comic Garry Shandling draws upon his own talk show experiences to create the character of Larry Sanders, a paranoid, insecure host of a late night talk show. Larry, along with his obsequious TV sidekick Hank Kingsley and his fiercely protective producer Artie, allows Garry Shandling and his talented writers to look behind the scenes and to show us a convincing slice of behind the camera life.