Posts Tagged ‘Seinfeld’

Bicycles and Comedy

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

RemingtonDouble Rush was a short-lived situation comedy that aired on CBS in 1995.  Stephen Nathan and Diane English created Double Rush, using the setting of a bike messenger service in New York City for comedic effect.  The service, appropriately, was called Double Rush.

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My Favorite Things

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

RemingtonGreg Brady getting selected to be the next “Johnny Bravo” because he “fit the suit” on The Brady Bunch.

Jimmy McNulty on The Wire.

Any Seinfeld episode involving Frank Constanza or David Puddy.

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Letterman, Leno, and Late Night

Monday, May 25th, 2015

RemingtonTonight, the first full week without David Letterman in late night television begins.

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Of Frolic and Festivus

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

On May 14, 1998, Seinfeld ended its dominant run in prime time.

We said goodbye to puffy shirts, Kramerica Industries, and Newman.

We said goodbye to Uncle Leo, Festivus, and doing the opposite.

We said goodbye to Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer.

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Television by the Numbers

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Numbers play an integral role in the titles of television programs.

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“L.A. Law” Retrospective (Part 4 of 8)

Monday, October 7th, 2013

The gorilla suit that Michael Kuzak wore to woo Grace Van Owen proved valuable in court.  In the third season episode His Suit is Hirsute, Kuzak represents the plaintiff in the Hilbar vs. Bradley case.  The plaintiff seeks damages caused by faulty installation of a heating system that blew up.  He almost died.

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Eternal Vigilance Is the Price of Copyright Protection or Suggestions For A You Tube World

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

“Everybody does it.” The excuse is familiar in a conversation about appropriating copyrighted material without consent, license, or agreement.

The excuse is thin. And getting thinner.

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What If Jerry Seinfeld Owned the Mets?

Monday, June 4th, 2012

There’s no crying in baseball, but laughter is another story.

In the afterglow of a three-game weekend sweep of the World Series Champions, St. Louis Cardinals, fans of the New York Mets woke up this morning to the news that Bill Maher is a minority owner of the Mets franchise.

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