Larry King: Did Larry David spot you for Curb? Did he know you?
JB Smoove: I didn't know Larry.
Larry King: You auditioned?
JBSmoove: That story is fabulous, man. It's too long to tell. But my wifedid tell me I was going to be on Curb Your Enthusiasm. I was watchingthe show one day. And I said, "I love this show, baby. I would love tobe on that show one day." She said, "You're going to be on that show oneday. Because you say crazy stuff all the time. And I think you andLarry would be so fabulous together." Buddy passes away in LA. I didn'tget -- things had to happen. I didn't get renewed for SNL, my buddypasses away in LA. I come to LA for one day --- one day. I fire myagent, I fire my manager, I got rid of everybody. I come back in town,to LA, one day for a memorial service for my buddy. Got my new agent tosay hi to him, said he had an audition for Curb Your Enthusiasm. I said,"Wow." I get there, I meet Larry for the first time. I told Larry thisis my favorite show. We kicked it at the audition, we hit it off fromthe get go.
Larry King: Wow.
JB Smoove: And I leftthere, my agent called me, I said, "Anybody else gets that show besidesme? God bless 'em. But we had a good time. And lo and behold.
Larry King: You got it.