Because then he looks like Larry David. Anything but that frizzy distraction on his cranium and he's Larry David
Its no coincidence he 'hasn't gotten around to' watching curb your enthusiasm.. Makes him uncomfortable, and besides, Howard sees Larry David whenever he gets out of the shower and catches a glimpse in the mirror
I'm seeing scalp, but then again The Pelican has tons of money to get a real nice "hair-system" to show that scalp.
No wonder Beth and Howard are never together..plus she calls him out when he goes into another room to fart-she can't stand him anymore-plus she wanted him to get her pregnant and he wouldn't but she's too old to get pg without going to a professional..then they'd have twins.