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Hernia to ESPN: Where is Larry David in all of this?

ESPN’s The Bronx is Burning debuted this week (did you hear?) and while Oliver Platt, Fred Savage and Ross Perot would have also been on our list to play George Steinbrenner, we couldn’t help but wonder… where the hell was Larry David when they were casting this? 

Through one episode, Oliver Platt, who most of you know from his role in the Oscar-nominated drama Ready to Rumble, has played an amazingly convincing Mr. Spacely with a improbable splash of the Grinch and well, Oliver Platt.

There’s still time to edit this thing.  Get a wig, a stand-in, a desk, record Larry’s emotionally gripping impression and call it a day.

Here’s a quick peek into the genius we’re missing.