The Larry Sanders Show

Hank's Divorce

  • Season 3
  • , Episode 13  | 
  • Aired: 9/14/1994
    • Length: 20:27
    • Plays: ???
Synopsis >

While preparing for the show's seventh anniversary special, Larry agrees to join Hank and Margaret for dinner to celebrate their first wedding anniversary. However, having already sensed that all is not right between them, Larry is privately told by Margaret that she has had it with Hank. Yet, when Hank returns before she can explain Larry is let to wonder just what the problem might be as Arthur insists that he stay out of it. Realizing that Hank has no idea that his marriage is in jeopardy, Larry decides to tell him about Margaret's complaints over lunch. However, accusing him of having been against his relationship with Margaret from the start, hank storms off before he can learn the truth. Then, as Larry tries to make amends by asking that the clip of the wedding be included in the anniversary show, Hank misunderstands and assumes he is being mocked. Meanwhile, Arthur tries to give Larry's sidekick sage advice on getting a divorce. After Margaret finally decides to confront him about their failing marriage, Hank immediately concludes that Larry could only have known about the problem if he were sleeping with his wife. However, after Larry admits that Margaret told him over dinner, Hank finally learns that the problem is his slavish devotion to his boss. Finally, upon seeing the clip of his wedding during the anniversary show, rather than making up with Margaret, Hank dismisses his marriage as he pledges his devotion to his boss, Larry Sanders.

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