Larry's impact is like the meteor that killed the dinosaurs. First, look at what TV was like pre-seinfeld, and look at it after. He allowed New York to be a character, and apartment dwellers and dare I say Jews to be on TV. When he went on to do Curb, with its pseudo-doc style, and its improv, there is no way things like the office or even the films of Judd Apatow would exist without Curb paving the way.
JAs the vice president, Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) was just a heartbeat away from the presidency. Call it fate: the president has stepped down to care for his ailing wife, and Selina, whose bungling White House antics we've gleefully enjoyed on VEEP for three HBO seasons, now gets her shot at the most powerful post in the land.