The Larry Sanders Show (1992–1998)
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Ellen, or Isn't She? 

A copy of the show's budget, including employee salaries, gets passed around the office, and everyone is upset. Larry is supposed to try to get Ellen Degeneres to come out on his show, but he isn't entirely sure that she is gay.

Director:

Alan Myerson

Writers:

Garry Shandling (created by), Dennis Klein (created by) | 5 more credits »

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Garry Shandling ... Larry Sanders
Jeffrey Tambor ... Hank Kingsley
Wallace Langham ... Phil
Penny Johnson Jerald ... Beverly Barnes (as Penny Johnson)
Scott Thompson ... Brian
Mary Lynn Rajskub ... Marylou Collins
Rip Torn ... Arthur
Ellen DeGeneres ... Ellen DeGeneres (as Ellen Degeneres)
Bob Odenkirk ... Stevie Grant
Sid Newman Sid Newman ... Sid
Scott Jaeck ... Jake
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Storyline

A copy of the show's budget, including employee salaries, gets passed around the office, and everyone is upset. Larry is supposed to try to get Ellen Degeneres to come out on his show, but he isn't entirely sure that she is gay.

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gay personal assistant | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-MA
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 1996 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Hank references Ellen "playing on her own team." Jeffrey Tambor would later play the father of Portia de Rossi, Ellen's real life wife, on Arrested Development. See more »

Quotes

Sid: Just because you make more money than me doesn't mean you're my fucking boss.
Phil: Are you nuts?
Sid: I worked for Bob Hope. You should be kissing my ass that I even print your shit.
Phil: Then why do they pay a thousand times what you make? A hundred pick?
Sid: It's five times...
[throws a paper on the desk]
Phil: Christ, this is the budget! Where did you get this?
Sid: From my ass.
Phil: Look what the best boy makes, he doesn't deserve that. Where are you going?
Sid: I'm gonna give him some shit.
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References Ellen (1994) See more »

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