Although Larry David could quite easily spend the rest of his career impersonating US politician Bernie Sanders, the much-loved writer/director/comic has confirmed that he will be returning with a ninth series of cult TV comedy show Curb Your Enthusiasm.

The HBO show sees the hapless Larry, creator of Seinfeld, play a fictionalised version of himself negotiating endless awkward social situations. It’s dark, cringe-inducing and we can’t wait. These GIFS sum up how we feel about the new series.

Firstly, shock

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There we wondered: would it be any good?

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We soon came to our senses. Of course it will be!

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It’s HBO.

We felt elated

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We also started thinking of excuses to shun social activities this summer, so we could binge on Curb boxsets

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Yes, this summer is going to be fun indeed

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We got a bit delirious, in all honesty

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But there’s only one phrase to sum up how we really felt about it

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