Marty Funkhouser (played by Bob Einstein) is one of Larry's oldest friends. He considers Larry to be his best friend although Larry begs to differ.

A self-described "orphan," Marty lost his parents in death a year apart when he was about 65.

He has a wife, and one daughter Jodi, who is a lesbian. He also has a cousin who is a dentist.

He is often very methodical about most of his actions and puts great emphasis on family. Despite that, he has been known to take credit for things that don't apply to him.

Marty Funkhouser Quotes

Marty: I gotta pick up someone at the airport, and I know it's on the way. Can you give me a lift, please?
Larry: Why don't you ask your father to help jump start the car? (to empty passenger seat) Hey Leo, why don't you give him a push?!

Marty: Why do you pee sitting down?
Larry: Many reasons.
Marty: Do you crap standing up?

Curb Your Enthusiasm Quotes

Larry: I think I am just going to get a Cobb Salad. I'd like to make a few substitutions, if that's OK. I'll get... no bacon. No eggs. Bleu cheese on the side.
Cliff Cobb: Are you sure you want a Cobb Salad? Do you do that every time you order that salad?
Larry: Do you have a problem with it?
Cliff Cobb: It's my grandfather's salad. I'm a Cobb of Cobb salad fame.
Larry: I think that this is a real bullshit story

Larry: Who do you think has more freedom: the married man in America or the single man in Communist China?