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Here Are All Of Your ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ Guest Stars In Order Of Increasing Importance

HBO finally announced on Wednesday the stars who will be joining Larry David on Season 9 of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and, as usual, The Schmooze has opinions!

You can find, in order of increasing importance, the celebs who will be marching alongside David this fall.

11.Elizabeth Perkins


10.Lauren Graham


9.Ed Begley Jr.

No. But thank you for everything you do for the environment.

8.Bryan Cranston

I’ve never been able to shake the feeling that every “Breaking Bad” spoiler was somehow Bryan Cranston’s fault.

7.Elizabeth Banks

She may have wrongly accused Steven Spielberg of never having made a movie with a female lead but that hamburger kiss with Paul Rudd in “Wet Hot American Summer” absolves Banks of every sin.

6.Nick Offerman

His relationship with Megan Mullally alone is enough to keep us rooting for the “Parks and Recreation” curmudgeon.

5.Jimmy Kimmel

He’s the least grating late night host (among the white men, at least) and I’m charmed by his hobby of torturing children.

4.Nasim Pedrad

Pedrad left “SNL” in 2015 to work on a show that was canceled after one season, which is exactly the opposite of what she deserves.

3.Carrie Brownstein

Director, actress, musician, goddess, witch, queen: Carrie Brownstein is at once all of these things and indefinable.

2.June Diane Raphael

One of the funniest women on television. If you don’t believe me, you haven’t seen “Burning Love”.

1.Judith “Judge Judy” Sheindlin

My favorite and only non-feminist hero, Judge Judy has earned the right to willfully ignore the rising tides of change. Judge Judy should rightfully be the protagonist of every show on television — but, as that’s unlikely to happen, we’ll settle for her guest starring on every show on television.

May they all go forth and make the ninth season of “Curb” fire.

Becky Scott is the editor of The Schmooze. Follow her on Twitter, @arr_scott

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