Whatever Works explores the relationship between a crotchety misanthrope, Boris and a naïve, impressionable young runaway from the south, Melody. When Melody's uptight parents arrive in New York to rescue her, they are quickly drawn into wildly unexpected romantic entanglements. Everyone discovers that finding love is just a combination of lucky chance and appreciating the value of "whatever works."
- Genre: Comedy, Romance
- Studio: Wild Bunch, Gravier Productions, Perdido Productions
- Keyword: new york city, love at first sight, runaway, age difference, naivety, marriage, atheist, misanthrophy, eccentric, religion, dating, older man younger woman relationship, limp
- Cast: Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood, Michael McKean, Conleth Hill, Patricia Clarkson, Ed Begley Jr.