|Curb Your Enthusiasm|
|Season 5, Episode 4|
|Air date||October 16, 2005|
|Written by||Larry David|
|Directed by||Robert B. Weide|
The Christ Nail
Lewis Needs a Kidney
Larry has dinner with his wife Cheryl David, and their friend Yoshi, a Japanese art dealer. When Yoshi tells Larry that his grandfather, who has been hanging out with Larry's father Nat David in the retirement home, was a kamikaze pilot, Larry suggests that he shouldn't still be alive since the point of being a kamikaze pilot was to kill yourself. He insinuates that Yoshi's father deliberately skimmed the surface in the plane to stay alive. Larry keeps mentioning the word "chicken" at dinner, which leads Yoshi to believe that Larry is calling him a chicken.
Later, Larry goes to his friend, Yoshi's brother-in-law's, house, to play cards. His friend gets a call from the hospital saying that Yoshi tried to kill himself. Larry and the the other guys continue to play cards after Yoshi's brother-in-law leaves to go to the hospital. It turns out that Yoshi tried to kill himself because of what Larry said about his grandfather.
Larry decides to apologize to Yoshi, but is eating shelled nuts during the apology. Yoshi doesn't accept the apology because he decides you can't eat and apologize at the same time, especially if it involves de-shelling too.
In addition, Larry has trouble at his father's retirement home because he believes the bingo games are fixed between two old women, Ruth and Lenore. He also catches his father watching an adult movie at an incredibly high volume.
In the end, Yoshi comes to the Japanese restaurant he went to with Larry, again. The chefs call Larry "chicken teriyaki boy" which leads Yoshi to believe they are mocking him. For payback, Yoshi's grandfather charges Larry in a motorized wheelchair.