The reunited cast of Curb Your Enthusiasm offered more smiles than sneers at the series’ season nine premiere last night. Stars Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Susie Essman, Cheryl Hines and J.B. Smoove descended on New York’s SVA Theatre to celebrate—sans squeamish moments— the long-awaited return of the HBO series.

Check out the photos below, then watch Curb Your Enthusiasm's new season debuting October 1 at 10 p.m. ET on HBO. 

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