Screen Junkies » seinfeld http://www.screenjunkies.com Movie Reviews & TV Show Reviews Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:50:48 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.3.1 Donald Sterling Was Very Colorful When He Appeared On ‘Seinfeld’ http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/donald-sterling-was-very-colorful-when-he-appeared-on-seinfeld/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/donald-sterling-was-very-colorful-when-he-appeared-on-seinfeld/#comments Thu, 01 May 2014 20:51:58 +0000 Wookie Johnson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?post_type=video&p=261391 No worse than the bosses here at Screen Junkies.

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First Michael Richards. Now the back of the head who played George Steinbrenner. Are the Seinfeld casting officers located next door to a white power rally?

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‘Seinfeld’ Gets A Murdery Remix In ‘Jerry The Great’ Trailer http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/seinfeld-gets-a-murdery-remix-in-jerry-the-great-trailer/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/seinfeld-gets-a-murdery-remix-in-jerry-the-great-trailer/#comments Tue, 09 Jul 2013 20:38:01 +0000 Wookie Johnson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?post_type=video&p=255683 They shouldn't have laughed at him.

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They shouldn’t have laughed at him.

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In ‘The Game Of Thrones’ You Master Your Domain Or You Die http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/in-the-game-of-thrones-you-master-your-domain-or-you-die/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/in-the-game-of-thrones-you-master-your-domain-or-you-die/#comments Mon, 26 Nov 2012 23:22:05 +0000 Wookie Johnson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?post_type=video&p=252119 Hello, Baelish.

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Come to think of it, Tyrion slaps Joffrey around just as much as Mickey did Kramer…

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George Costanza’s Boss Tried To Kill Himself http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/george-costanzas-boss-tried-to-kill-himself/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/george-costanzas-boss-tried-to-kill-himself/#comments Thu, 23 Feb 2012 14:00:37 +0000 Wookie Johnson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=245976 Did not see this one coming.

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Here’s some news that’s as sad as it is confusing. Daniel von Bargen, a talented actor I’ve always enjoyed who is best known for his roles on Seinfeld, Malcolm in the Middle, and Super Troopers, has attempted to take his own life.

Now, the confusing part. Von Bargen suffers from diabetes and was supposed to undergo a procedure to remove a few of his toes. Instead he decided to shoot himself in the head. After doing so, he called 911 to report what he did and authorities rushed to the scene. As of right now, he is in an Ohio hospital receiving medical care but it’s unknown whether or not he’ll survive. There’s also no info on the current status of his toes.

Screen Junkies sincerely hopes that von Bargen is able to pull through. Between Uncle Leo, Mr. Pitt, the Rye Bread Lady, and George Steinbrenner, we’ve already lost too many Seinfeld supporting players in recent years. (TMZ)

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RIP: A Tribute Ian Abercrombie (A.K.A. Mr. Pitt From ‘Seinfeld’) http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-lists/rip-a-tribute-ian-abercrombie-a-k-a-mr-pitt-from-seinfeld/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-lists/rip-a-tribute-ian-abercrombie-a-k-a-mr-pitt-from-seinfeld/#comments Mon, 30 Jan 2012 21:52:10 +0000 Penn Collins http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=244025 If you don't know who 'Seinfeld's Mr. Pitt is, you can just get out right now. LEAVE!!!

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Heaven just gained an insufferable millionaire, as Ian Abercrombie, best known as Seinfeld‘s Mr. Pitt, passed away this weekend at the age of 77. Although Abercrombie had a long career that also included appearances in Army of Darkness, Wild Wild West, and The Lost World: Jurassic Park, it was the eight Seinfeld episodes he appeared in that made him recognizable.

The eccentric millionaire Justin Pitt proved to be the bane of Elaine’s existence, making a steady stream of high-maintenance and bizarre requests that placed him among the show’s most memorable characters.

Below are a few of our favorite Justin Pitt moments from Seinfeld. Mourn ya till we join ya, Mr. Abercrombie.

The Candy Bars – “The Pledge Drive

I’m not sure if you can call it a recurring gag if it only occurs in one episode, but Mr. Pitt eating the Snickers bar with a knife and fork embodies the Seinfeld sensibility as well as anything the show put forth. In and of itself, the gag isn’t terribly funny (try explaining it to someone who hasn’t watched the show if you don’t believe me), but in the context of the weird Seinfeld universe, the quirk provides fodder for criticism, befuddlement, and exasperation for all the judgmental pricks on the show.

Again, it’s hard to explain why this is funny, so can we all just agree that it is?

Hitler – “The Gymnast”

Because Mr. Pitt only graced us with his presence in eight episodes, we find several of his finest and funniest moments in the same episodes. In addition to the magic eye painting (see below), The Gymnast features Mr. Pitt’s accidental Hitler speech, courtesy of a little spilled ink from Elaine.

Seinfeld historically went a little heavy on the Nazi humor, especially for a show called “Seinfeld.” To its credit, it was never not funny. The oblivion of Justin Pitt takes this scene from tasteless to hilarious pretty quickly. And it serves as one of the best freeze-frame closing shots in the show’s history.

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7 Shows That Remained On-Air Despite Low Ratings http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-lists/7-shows-that-remained-on-air-despite-low-ratings/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-lists/7-shows-that-remained-on-air-despite-low-ratings/#comments Tue, 15 Nov 2011 22:31:42 +0000 Wookie Johnson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=236613 Hang in there, Community.

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Television is a fickle bitch. As such, many shows are canceled far too soon. Like Manimal.  I’m still reeling about that one.

This happens for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, audiences don’t take to it as they should, or it’s marketed incorrectly and the audiences doesn’t know about it in the first place. Other times, however, there are shows that the critics love that still have trouble finding their audience. And from time to time, the critical praise (and awards) help to keep the show around longer than it would normallylast. We hope this is the case with Community and it is granted a stay of execution. It’s one of the best comedies on television (although a little high on itself) and deserves more watchers. If the shows listed below were given second and third chances, Community should get one as well.

Arrested Development

Arrested Development shows up on just about every best television list. Rightfully so. Despite the quality of the program, Fox just couldn’t get anyone to watch. However, they were willing to do something so un-Fox and allow the show to stay on the air in the hopes that strong word of mouth would bolster the ratings. Of course, moving its time slot without sufficient promoting didn’t help that. Still, it was allowed to air for two and a half seasons with low ratings before the final episodes were harshly screened with no notice on a Friday opposite the Olympics. Oh, Fox.

Dollhouse

Shockingly, Fox didn’t cancel Dollhouse when they had every reason to. The first season sucked and the ratings dropped as a result of that. But the network must have felt it owed Joss Whedon after dumping Firefly, so they were willing to roll the dice on his revised approach for season two. The series came back much-improved, but ended up not finding its audience. Can’t say they didn’t try, though.

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Gunther, Diners, and Pork: The 5 Lamest Television Hangouts http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/gunther-diners-and-pork-the-5-lamest-television-hangouts/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/gunther-diners-and-pork-the-5-lamest-television-hangouts/#comments Tue, 11 Oct 2011 13:00:34 +0000 Penn Collins http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=231903 Apparently, most sitcom characters don't drink out of boredom the same way my friends and I do.

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While sitcoms have produced their fair share of interesting characters, it would seem that the writers decided to call it quits there, failing to develop any moderately interesting places for them to hang out. Apparentl high school students still hang out in the same places that they did in 1952, while young adults drink approximately 11 cups of coffee per day. For characters that seem to have free time in spades, they sure didn’t invest much effort in finding a decent place to spend it.

These places might beat the DMV, but just barely. Here are 5 shitty television hangouts.

5. Central Perk – Friends

The friends, for all their prowess in negotiating the Manhattan real estate market, sure didn’t seem very discriminating when it came to picking a place to hang out. With a couple exceptions, they never seemed to meet anyone there, and it’s not like the opportunity to meet with that awkward albino Gunther was a real selling point. It looked comfortable, but so is my couch at home.

Further, that place must have been pretty dead if the gang was ALWAYS able to get the premiere couch. Plus, the place was rife with bullies that would take their seats. Don’t act like you don’t know what episode I’m talking about.

Finally, I have a pretty developed theory that if Ross Gellar patronizes an establishment more than three times, that establishment is ruined for all eternity.

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Frances Bay (a.k.a. Happy Gilmore’s Grandmother) Dies At 92 http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/frances-bay-a-k-a-happy-gilmores-grandmother-dies-at-92/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/frances-bay-a-k-a-happy-gilmores-grandmother-dies-at-92/#comments Mon, 19 Sep 2011 20:24:33 +0000 Penn Collins http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=229092 She's in heaven with the "Meester, Meester" lady who was crushed by the air-conditioning unit.

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The lady best known to younger generations as both Seinfeld’s “marble rye lady” and Happy Gilmore‘s grandma has passed away at the age of 92. She had starred in over 50 films and 100 TV shows, but none brought her the notoriety that she achieved with the two iconic roles mentioned above.

In Happy Gilmore, she played the displaced grandmother on whose behalf Happy took up golf in the hopes of saving her home from that rotten bastard Shooter McGavin. I hate that guy sooooooo much.

Bay was also a memorable Seinfeld character, playing a bakery customer who was unwilling to sell the last marble rye to Jerry for $50, forcing him to steal it.

She hadn’t done much of note in recent years, but she’sup in heaven with Chubbs now, probably wearing KISS makeup.

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The Human Fund http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/links-away-the-human-fund/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/links-away-the-human-fund/#comments Wed, 27 Jul 2011 00:30:08 +0000 Screen Junkies http://www.screenjunkies.com/?post_type=video&p=222193 A tale of redemption. With lots of editing.

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Spoiler Alert: 9 Unexpected T.V. Deaths http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-lists/spoiler-alert-9-unexpected-t-v-deaths/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-lists/spoiler-alert-9-unexpected-t-v-deaths/#comments Wed, 15 Jun 2011 01:09:37 +0000 Jame Gumb http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=216116 SPOILER ALERT - These characters all die unexpectedly!

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SPOILER ALERT This whole article contains spoilers, so read at your own peril.

The last episode of “Game of Thrones” contained one of the most unexpected character deaths in recent T.V. history. Those who have read the books knew exactly what was coming, but most of us who were watching it fresh didn’t expect the death of Ned Stark, at least not so soon. What made the death so surprising was the fact that Ned was portrayed as the main character for the previous eight episodes. Now he’s gone, and we are left wondering what will fill the void. It’s not often that a show has the balls to make such a move, especially in the first few seasons. And when it does happen, it’s usually the result of a unresolvable contract dispute.

As shocking as Ned’s death was, there have been numerous unexpected television deaths through out the years. Here are nine of my personal favorites.

Christopher Moltisanti (Michael Imperioli) – “The Sopranos”

By then end, I guess I should have seen it coming. After years of drug abuse and all the problems that come with it, Tony Soprano was fed up with his nephew. Christopher had become too much of a liability, even if he was family. When the two were involved in a car accident, Tony took the opportunity to suffocate his troubled protégé, tying up a lot of lose ends in the process.

Lawrence Kutner (Kal Penn) – “House”

No one expected Lawrence Kutner would ever commit suicide. In a previous episode, he had specifically mentioned that he would never take his own life. So when the character was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the audience was left to wonder why. Well stop wondering. It happened because Kal Penn wanted to go work for Obama.

Nate Fisher (Peter Krause) – “Six Feet Under”

When your show is called “Six Feet Under,” audiences should probably expect a lot of death. Throw in the setting of a family-run funeral parlor, and it’s all but guaranteed. So writers had to work really hard into lulling viewers into a false sense of security when it came to the death of Nate Fisher. We thought he was out of the woods thanks to a surgery earlier in the series, but his arteriovenous malformation resurfaced without warning, taking him to the grave.

Dr. Romano (Paul McCrane) – “E.R.”

When Dr. Romano lost his arm to a helicopter blade, most viewers thought that his luck probably couldn’t get any worse, especially in relation to helicopters. Well, as evidenced by the video above, most viewers were wrong on both counts. I did not see that one coming, and clearly, neither did Dr. Romano.

Rita (Julie Benz) – “Dexter

At the end of “Dexter: Season 4, Dexter finally catches and kills the elusive “Trinity Killer,” played by John Lithgow. Unfortunately for his wife Rita, he didn’t manage to kill him fast enough. When Dexter returns home, she is lying dead in a bathtub full of her own blood. Now that’s good television.

Cally Tyrol (Nicki Clyne) -”Battlestar Galactica

Cally Tyrol was a sweet, likable character, a good wife, and the mother of a newborn child. Who would want to go and kill her? A heartless fraking toaster, that’s who. Foster ends up shooting poor Cally right out the airlock, but in the end, Foster gets hers.

Charlie Pace (Dominic Monaghan) – “Lost”

Charlie’s death wasn’t a complete surprise, given the circumstances. But the writers of the show did a great job of making us think he was out of harms way before lowering the boom, the boom being that asshole Mikhail and a hand grenade.

Susan Ross (Heidi Swedberg) – “Seinfeld

Of all the deaths on this list, Susan’s is perhaps the most comical, and it’s certainly in the running for most unexpected. When George demands that the couple buy the cheapest envelopes possible for their wedding invitations, Susan agrees. Little did she know that the envelope’s cheap adhesive would be her demise.

Henry Blake (McLean Stevenson) – “M.A.S.H.”

Henry Blake’s passing on “M.A.S.H.” is the granddaddy of all shocking T.V. character deaths. While everyone knew actor McLean Stevenson was leaving the show, it was assumed that his character would simply be returning to civilian life. And that seemed to be the case, right up until the very end of the episode when Radar deliverd the terrible news to the unit. Talk about a downer.

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5 Controversial Banned TV Episodes http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-lists/5-controversial-banned-tv-episodes/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-lists/5-controversial-banned-tv-episodes/#comments Sat, 30 Apr 2011 01:27:48 +0000 Jame Gumb http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=209830 Though out the years, there have been numerous episodes of popular shows that, for one reason or another, have been yanked from the air. Here are five examples.

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In light of the recent storms that have killed hundreds throughout the South, Fox has decided not to air its hurricane-themed cross over episodes of “Family Guy,” “American Dad” and “The “Cleveland Show.” Granted, these shows were conceived months in advance, and the writers were obviously not intending to make light of the current situation. Even so, Fox felt running the episodes now would be in poor taste. However, to the network’s credit, the episodes will air next season, weather permitting.

Through out the years, there have been numerous episodes of popular shows that, for one reason or another, have been yanked from the air. Here are five examples.

The Puerto Rican Day – “Seinfeld” (May 7, 1998)

This last regular episode of “Seinfeld” was surrounded in controversy, thanks to a comical scene in which Kramer accidentally burns the Puerto Rican flag. Even though the episode was clearly not intending to mock Puerto Ricans in any way, some civil rights groups were outraged, or at least pretended to be in order to get on TV. The episode was banned from syndication for years, and some broadcasters, including TBS, still refuse to show it. Somehow, they feel crap like “Are We There Yet” is less insulting.

The City of New York vs. Homer Simpson – “The Simpsons” (Sept. 21, 1997)

In this notable episode of “The Simpson’s,” Homer must travel to New York City to retrieve his car. When it aired in 1997, no one thought anything of the fact that the car was left at the World Trade Center. But four years later, after a bunch of assholes flew planes into the famous landmark, Fox pulled it from syndication. In recent years, someone must have figured out that keeping the episode off the air served absolutely no purpose, and it has been gradually reworked into reruns.

When You Wish Upon a Weinstein – “Family Guy” (Nov. 9, 2003)

This episode of “Family Guy” should have aired in 2000. Unfortunately, Fox decided the content would be too offensive. The plot involved Peter converting to Judaism in order to become more financially successful, and contains the classic “Family Guy” song, “I need a Jew.” The episode was included on the 3rd season DVD set, and eventually aired on Cartoon Network three years later. Eventually, Fox broke down and aired the episode as well.

Bill Hick’s Stand-up – “The Late Show With David Letterman (October 1, 1993)

This entry doesn’t involve an entire episode, but rather a segment of the show. Even so, close to 20 years later, people are still talking about it. Bill Hicks, who is considered a legend in the world of stand-up comedy, performed on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” only to have his entire set edited out. One joke in particular (“if Jesus came back he might not want to see so many crosses”) scared both Letterman and the network enough to pull the plug. In January of 2009, Letterman had Hick’s mom on the show, and apologized for the way the situation was handled. Hick’s himself could not be there to accept, since he died of cancer in 1994)

Home – “The X Files” (Oct. 11, 1996)

This famous episode of “The X Files” featured dead babies, incest, deformities and murder. What’s not to like? Oh, right: the dead babies, incest, deformities and murder. Although the show was well received by critics and fans alike, it was banned from reruns by the network.

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What The Hell Happened To Paul Reiser? http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-news/what-the-hell-happened-to-paul-reiser/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-news/what-the-hell-happened-to-paul-reiser/#comments Mon, 25 Apr 2011 21:54:23 +0000 Jame Gumb http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=208952 Honestly, what the hell happened here?

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What the hell happened to Paul Reiser? Just over a decade ago, he was making more than a million dollars an episode for “Mad About You.” But his recent comeback, “The Paul Reiser Show,” was canceled after just two episodes. Adding insult to injury, news of the show’s poor ratings and cancellation was met with an almost joyful response from the Internet, as if people were relishing in Reiser’s failure. Honestly, what the hell happened here?

Reiser made a name for himself performing stand-up during the 1980’s, and appearing in films such as Diner, Beverly Hills Cop and Aliens. For two seasons, he also starred on “My Two Dads,” a show about two men jointly raising the daughter of a dead slut they both used to bang. But Reiser’s biggest role was that of Paul Buchman on “Mad About You.” Co-starring Helen Hunt, the show ran for seven seasons, which in sitcom years, is 49 seasons. The success allowed him to write two best-selling books, “Couplehood” and “Babyhood,” and when the show went off the air in 1999, he was a multimillionaire and a household name, just like OJ Simpson or Osama bin Laden.

So, what did Paul do after the show ended? Jack shit. Sure, there was his role in One Night at McCool’s, and that movie he made with Colombo. But honestly, for most of the last decade, his IMDB page is almost empty. Granted, there’s nothing wrong with that. After making a million per episode, there’s not a lot of incentive to go and work. But if you’re going to take a decade off, you can’t be surprised when you lose your clout.

But “Mad About You” was still one of the most popular shows of the 1990’s. Even a decade later, you’d think that would guarantee Reiser’s new show at least enough interest to last a full season. Christ, even Jerry Seinfeld’s abortion, “The Marriage Ref,” is still on the air thanks to the comedian’s name being listed in the producer credits. What gives? The problem is the audience.

Who was watching “Mad About You” to begin with? Lonely single women and couples. This was even referenced in an episode of “Seinfeld,” in which George Costanza was forced to watch the show instead of the Mets game in order to appease his fiancée. It’s a well known fact that not once in the history of the show did a man willingly tune in for an entire episode. You can look that up. And it’s no accident that the show is now reruns on the Oxygen Network.

Twelve years later, where are all the “Mad About You Fans.” Well, right off the bat, at least half of the married couples watching got divorced. This means the newly single men are now free to spend their time watching Internet porn instead of sitcoms, and the now-divorced women can’t look at Paul Reiser’s face without the painful reminder of a happier time when they weren’t overweight and someone still loved them. Of the remaining fans, at least an eighth are dead or in a nursing home. Not to mention, despite the cast’s high salaries, ratings were already falling off for the last season, indicating that perhaps the show had already worn out its welcome.

Now, of the remaining couples who might still have fond memories of “Mad About You,” how many of them are going to appreciate a “Curb Your Enthusiasm” styled show? If you answered zero, you are correct. And the audience that finds “Curb Your Enthusiasm” appealing already associates Paul Reiser with schmaltzy couples shit like “Mad About You.” As such, they viewed his new show’s format as a ripoff. Even a guest appearance by Larry David couldn’t convince them otherwise, which, right or wrong, helps explain the backlash.

So, to sum it all up, Reiser waited too long to cash in on his former glory, and chose to reinvent himself in a way that alienated both previous fans and potential new viewers. Either that, or NBC just effed up the marketing. One or the other. But on the bright side for Reiser, he can still buy and sell all our asses a thousand times over, so good for him.

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R.I.P. Uncle Leo http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-news/r-i-p-uncle-leo/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-news/r-i-p-uncle-leo/#comments Thu, 17 Feb 2011 16:38:50 +0000 Wookie Johnson http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=27749 Jerry Seinfeld has lost his favorite, loudest uncle. Len Lesser, the actor best known for yelling his way into our hearts as Uncle Leo on "Seinfeld," has passed away.

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Jerry Seinfeld has lost his favorite, loudest uncle. Len Lesser, the actor best known for yelling his way into our hearts as Uncle Leo on “Seinfeld,” has passed away.

A veteran of over 500 non-Uncle Leo stage, film, and television roles, Lesser drew acclaim in recent years for his work with the Los Angeles classical repertory company A Noise Within. He was credited with nearly stealing the production of Awake and Sing! this past spring.

The actor died yesterday from pneumonia related to cancer. However, investigators aren’t ruling out involvement from Fake Kim Kardashian in this case. (THR)

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Links Away: Kramer The Defamed Business Tycoon http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/links-away-kramer-the-defamed-business-tycoon/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/links-away-kramer-the-defamed-business-tycoon/#comments Fri, 04 Feb 2011 01:28:32 +0000 Reza F. http://www.screenjunkies.com/?post_type=Video&p=24702 We all know Kramer had big ideas, but what would have happened if he had possessed the attention span (and intellectual capacity) to actually follow through on some of them?

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We all know Kramer had big ideas, but what would have happened if he had possessed the attention span (and intellectual capacity) to actually follow through on some of them? This video gives us an idea of the monster Kramer would have become had Kramerica been a success. (BuzzFeed)

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Links Away: Seinfeld Plots World Domination http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/links-away-seinfeld-plots-world-domination/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/video/links-away-seinfeld-plots-world-domination/#comments Tue, 25 Jan 2011 01:25:46 +0000 Reza F. http://www.screenjunkies.com/?post_type=Video&p=21926 I always assumed Jerry was too apathetic to make a play for global supremacy, but in the right light he could almost pass for a halfway-decent James Bond villain.

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It’s amazing what you can do with ten years of sitcom footage, some basic video editing, and the soundtrack to a tense sci-fi thriller. I always assumed Jerry was too apathetic to make a play for global supremacy, but in the right light he could almost pass for a halfway-decent James Bond villain. (Vulture)

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Kim Kardashian Harasses ‘Seinfeld’s’ Uncle Leo Via Facebook http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-news/kim-kardashian-harasses-seinfelds-uncle-leo-via-facebook/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-news/kim-kardashian-harasses-seinfelds-uncle-leo-via-facebook/#comments Wed, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 Len Lesser (Left) | Kim Kardashian (Right) Just when you thought Kim Kardashian couldn't sink any lower, she goes on Facebook and harasses an 87-year-old man. And not just any 87-year old. We're talking about Len Lesser, the guy who played Uncle Leo on "Seinfeld!" Len Lesser called Burbank police last night after receiving a slew of calls from people who kept asking, "Are you Uncle Leo?"  The 87-year-old couldn't take it anymore so cops came to his house. While at Lesser's home, an officer intercepted one of the calls and asked where the caller had found the number. As it turns out, someone posing as Kim Kardashian on Facebook posted the information, not the reality/porn star herself. However, I think it wouldn't be a bad idea to throw Kardashain in jail until the whole thing gets sorted out, just in case. In the meantime, Lesser should start answering his phone with "Vandelay Industries" in order to throw the callers off his trail. (TMZ)

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Len Lesser (Left) | Kim Kardashian (Right)

Just when you thought Kim Kardashian couldn’t sink any lower, she goes on Facebook and harasses an 87-year-old man. And not just any 87-year old. We’re talking about Len Lesser, the guy who played Uncle Leo on "Seinfeld!"

Len Lesser called Burbank police last night after receiving a slew of calls from people who kept asking, "Are you Uncle Leo?"  The 87-year-old couldn’t take it anymore so cops came to his house.

While at Lesser’s home, an officer intercepted one of the calls and asked where the caller had found the number. As it turns out, someone posing as Kim Kardashian on Facebook posted the information, not the reality/porn star herself. However, I think it wouldn’t be a bad idea to throw Kardashain in jail until the whole thing gets sorted out, just in case.

In the meantime, Lesser should start answering his phone with "Vandelay Industries" in order to throw the callers off his trail. (TMZ)

 

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‘Serenity Now’: The ‘Seinfeld’ Thriller http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-news/serenity-now-the-seinfeld-thriller/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-news/serenity-now-the-seinfeld-thriller/#comments Wed, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 From the creators of the touching drama, George, comes a new thriller featuring the "Seinfeld" gang. In this superbly edited trailer for Serenity Now, a group of close friends deal with the aftermath of a murder most foul. It's astounding how a bombastic score makes the madness in Newman's eyes glint even brighter. Check out the Serenity Now trailer after the jump...

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From the creators of the touching drama, George, comes a new thriller featuring the "Seinfeld" gang. In this superbly edited trailer for Serenity Now, a group of close friends deal with the aftermath of a murder most foul. It’s astounding how a bombastic score makes the madness in Newman’s eyes glint even brighter.

Check out the Serenity Now trailer after the jump…

 


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‘George’ Trailer Shows a Lighter Side of Costanza http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-news/george-trailer-shows-a-lighter-side-of-costanza/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/tv/tv-news/george-trailer-shows-a-lighter-side-of-costanza/#comments Wed, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 This recut "Seinfeld" footage does a fantastic job turning George Constanza into a decent, compassionate, caring individual. His lack of cynicism makes me itchy underneath my skin. Bring back Independent George. Relationship George is a pussy. (BuzzFeed)These links...are makin' me thirsty!Jackie Earle Haley on 'Nightmare on Elm Street' (Moviefone)How to Be a Porn Star Magnet (Asylum)Lindsay Lohan Gets Trigger-Happy Pics (PopEater) 25 Women With Mustaches (HolyTaco)Brendan Fraser: Kind of a Spaz (FilmDrunk)Humans vs. Animals in Movies (Unreality)Cheating Coach Caught On Camera (TotalProSports)Found Porn (Maxim)Jonathan Goulet Had to Choke a B*tch Out (CagePotato)Miley Cyrus Can Not Wait to Get Naked (CelebJihad)25 Toothless Hockey Players (Smosh)10 Movies That Take Place in One Day (Pajiba)Gaining Wealth Through Wealth Seminars (Atom)Best Ways to Break Your Bad Habits (MadeMan)Earnhardt Jr. National Enquirer Story (AllLeftTurns)30 Entertaining "Meanwhile in" Pics (RegretfulMorning)

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This recut "Seinfeld" footage does a fantastic job turning George Constanza into a decent, compassionate, caring individual. His lack of cynicism makes me itchy underneath my skin. Bring back Independent George. Relationship George is a pussy. (BuzzFeed)

These links…are makin’ me thirsty!

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