Jerry Seinfeld is hinting at an enormous shock for Seinfeld followers a long time after the sequence finale of his eponymous sitcom.
“Effectively, I’ve a bit of secret for you in regards to the ending, and I can’t actually inform it,” Seinfeld, 69, mentioned throughout his stand-up present in Boston on Saturday, October 7, whereas responding to a fan’s query in regards to the last episode, per footage shared through X. “As a result of it’s a secret.”
Whereas Seinfeld couldn’t reveal all the main points to the viewers, he did tease that he and cocreator Larry David have an concept within the works.
“Right here’s what I’ll inform you, you may’t inform anyone. One thing goes to occur that has to do with that ending. It hasn’t occurred but,” Seinfeld confessed, incomes loud cheers from the viewers. “Simply what you might be eager about, Larry and I’ve additionally been eager about. So, you’ll see.”
The Seinfeld finale — which aired 25 years in the past — ended with fundamental character Jerry and his associates Elaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), George (Jason Alexander) and Kramer (Michael Richards) being arrested and despatched to jail for his or her shenanigans all through the present’s 9 seasons. The 1998 episode was one of many most-watched tv broadcasts in historical past, with greater than 76 million folks tuning in, however the ending nonetheless earned backlash from the followers.
9 years after its preliminary airing, Seinfeld spoke out about why he thinks the finale was so controversial amongst die-hard followers.
“I believe one of many issues that folks had an issue with is that it didn’t really feel just like the present,” he recalled throughout a solid roundtable in 2007. “As a result of it wasn’t small. It was large, and we didn’t actually do large. Small was actually our instrument that we performed. And which may have been why the those who had been so used to the present and appreciated it a lot felt a bit of, ‘This doesn’t slot in.’”
Two years later, the solid of Seinfeld had a mini reunion in season 7 of Curb Your Enthusiasm, which was created by David, 76, and focuses on a fictionalized model of his life. Seinfeld made a particular look alongside Louis-Dreyfus, now 62, Alexander, now 64, and Richards, now 74, as David toyed with the considered placing collectively a fictional reunion for Seinfeld.
Curb was renewed for a twelfth season in August 2022, making it the longest-running sequence on HBO. Particulars in regards to the season — together with its launch date — haven’t been introduced but.