For those of us who don't partake in the Christmas festivities, there are still many great ways to celebrate the winter holidays. And obviously, since there are also many television characters who are also on the outside looking in when it comes to Santa, stockings and trees, not to mention the whole birth of Jesus thing, the small screen offers plenty of plot lines that don't involve chestnuts roasting on an open fire and celebrate, well, a wide range of festivities
On one hand, if reruns of Seinfeld have proved one thing, it's that the series still holds up more than a decade later. But on the other hand, judging by the way the show dealt with pop culture references and current trends, we can really only imagine what Seinfeld would be like if it aired new episodes today. What would Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer think of social networking and internet trends? How would modern day pop culture affect them?
Humor is subjective. And so is television, really. If viewership determined what shows were the "best," those of us who watched Community instead of The Big Bang Theory when the two shows were up against one another were clearly mistaken. Of course, many of us would likely argue that Community is the better show, regardless of whether or not it's more popular.
Soup for you! Seinfeldís Soup Nazi seems to have become just a little more friendly these days, joining a Seinfeld food cart that serves famous foods featured in episodes of the show, the piece de resistance being of course the coveted soup itself. The food truck recently popped up in New York, to the delight of the Seinfeld obsessed.
Itís hard to find a better sitcom than Seinfeld. Running for nearly a decade starting in 1990, the show had some of the greatest writing ever seen on television, iconic characters and some legendary episodes. We all remember the encounters with the Soup Nazi, the amazing guest appearance by Keith Hernandez and the epic trials of the contest, but thereís one episode that has had its greatness ignored for far too long: ďThe Race.Ē
Itís time to air the grievances. Itís time for feats of strength. Itís time to put up your pole, discard all of that distracting tinsel and celebrate a good old-fashioned non-holiday without the burden of commercialism. Thatís right, itís a Festivus for the rest of us! Seinfeld fans rejoice by revisiting the story of of Festivus.
This seems like a disaster of a series to me but with the talent involved I don't want to pull out my jump to conclusions mat. To be fair, the idea isn't terrible it's just been done. Twice. On film. And neither of them were funny. The films in question are The Whole Nine Yards and, yes you guessed it, The Whole Ten Yards. The only thing that is keeping me remotely interested is that the project is being herded by the notoriously picky former Seinfeld writer, Peter Mehlman.
Confused, concerned and obsessed with his son Jeffery, Uncle Leo was a man perpetually out of place. In time, he served both as Jerryís foil and one of his greatest pawns
If youíre like me and planning to spend the day after Thanksgiving eating leftovers and avoiding holiday-shopping-madness at all costs, you might want to check out TBS as theyíre set to air a Seinfeld marathon all day. Sounds like a perfect way to spend the day!
Most people love a good job-departure story and while the news provided at least two of those today, TV has a history of great quitting/firing moments. Ahead are some of our favorite farewell-job moments.
Due to his recent passing, TBS is set to pay tribute to Steinbrenner by airing ten Seinfeld episodes that feature Larry Davidís take on the legendary New York Yankees owner. Episode schedule and descriptions ahead!
While Hanukkah has past and Christmas is just a couple of days away, today ďthe rest of usĒ acknowledge the non-holiday that is Festivus. More than ten years have past since the made-up holiday was introduced to popular culture through an episode of Seinfeld and plenty of people still remember it fondly.
With Jay Lenoís new talk show lined up to premiere next month, fans are likely to expect a big name to appear as his first guest and based on NBCís recent announcement, it looks like Lenoís delivering the goods.
I was never interested in ER. Wait, I take that back, I was slightly interested because Michael Crichton created the show and as a young lad I loved Crichtonís novels. So I do remember sitting down with my parents to watch early episodes of ER. And itís amazing that weíre now 331 episodes into a show that was almost never greenlit.
Why is this and what does it mean? Firstly, programming has reached such a diluted state that folks are just not all watching the same kind of shows. Itís inevitable considering the number of options out there. We arenít all confined to the four big networks and crappy PBS. That alone assumes we are all watching different things.