In the eighth-season finale, Larry clashes with his New York neighbor Michael J. Fox; Jeff makes a sacrifice for Susie; and Larry is flagged for giving an improper birthday gift.
Larry is haunted by a traumatic childhood experience involving an ice-cream truck, which affects his relationship with his girlfriend (Ana Gasteyer), an important softball game and his therapy bills. Meanwhile, Larry pals around with former baseball player Bill Buckner, who is still dogged by a 1986 World Series gaffe.
Larry and Jeff mull an investment opportunity; Larry’s training schedule is preempted by Wanda Sykes.
Larry and Rosie O’Donnell vie for the same woman’s affection. Meanwhile, Larry gets to the bottom of a Japanese cultural tradition and turns down lunch with a Los Angeleno.
Larry’s evolving alibi to get out of a charity function results in unexpected travel plans. Meanwhile, Susie makes demands for the terminally ill family dog’s last meal; and Larry points out personal flaws in the buffet line and in parking lots.
Larry relishes his role as a “social assassin” until it becomes a liability with his friends, on the golf course and at a Palestinian restaurant.
Larry becomes a role model for battered women; Richard Lewis’ relationship is tested; Leon survives a case of mistaken identity.
Larry learns that his divorce lawyer is not kosher; Larry cancels a Girl Scout cookie order.