TV & FILM
bill-swift - January 31, 2014
Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David have been dropping tiny little hints about some super-secret project they're working on for a while now, and I've never done a post about it because it was all so speculative. Some folks wondered if it was a new TV show, while others suspected it could be a broadway stage production. Then people spotted Jerry and his Seinfeld co-star Jason Alexander walking in front of Tom's Diner in Manhattan's Upper West Side, and everyone was like, oh come on, that can't be a coincidence.
Well, after several weeks of generating chatter, Seinfeld has revealed that it was not a coincidence. He went on the Boomer & Carton radio show this morning and dropped a few more hints that, while still pretty vague, definitely point to one thing: a Seinfeld reunion during the Super Bowl on Sunday.
When asked what they were filming, Jerry said they were not filming a commercial or an episode of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, which you would think rules a Super Bowl commercial out. But then he said of the super secret project, it's not not those things. Which means it might be. Plus he actually said super secret.
Then he admitted that his January 13 trip to Tom's with Jason Alexander was filmed, that Jason was playing George Kostanza, and that other Seinfeld characters were involved as well.
Finally, in the most crucial revelation, Seinfeld said the project is no longer than 60 seconds long, that it's happening "very, very soon," and it probably a one-time thing.
So really, there are only two possible conclusions here. Either they did make a Seinfeld Super Bowl commercial, or Jerry Seinfeld wants us to think they did. And I certainly hope it's the former rather than the latter.