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Michael Richards mocks meltdown on 'Curb' (video)

Has HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm" ever had a funnier season?

Larry David's comedy has seldom been as self-assured and consistent as it has been this fall. 

The much-ballyhooed "Seinfeld" reunion segments have actually been the weaker part of most episodes. Yet last night "Curb" scored a bulls-eye mocking Michael Richards' N-word meltdown from three years ago.

The in-show setup: Richards was deceived by a well-intentioned friend of David's that results in the actor looking ridiculous on the "Seinfeld" set. Richards spots the man on the studio backlot and goes to confront him ...