Jerry Seinfeld on Curb Your Enthusiasm Finale’s Connection to Seinfeld

Jerry Seinfeld was delighted to affix his good friend Larry David for Curb Your Enthusiasm‘s finale, the comic stated this week, including that the sequence’ Seinfeld tie-in helped elevate his personal present’s conclusion.

“I believe connecting the 2 finales [was the way to go],” Seinfeld advised Self-importance Truthful. When Curb Your Enthusiasm concluded earlier this month, its sequence finale mirrored lots of the particulars from Seinfeld‘s 1998 finale, with each exhibits that includes their predominant characters on trial for breaking a recondite native legislation. Seinfeld‘s remaining episode was written by David, and Seinfeld returned to play himself for the ultimate installment of Curb.

Seinfeld stated this week he advised David sure straight away upon being approached with the thought. “That simply appeared like nothing however enjoyable,” he stated. “And I simply love hanging out with Larry. We at all times simply chortle all day lengthy.”

Plus, Seinfeld stated he felt the connection between their two exhibits strengthened the finale of Seinfeld, which landed controversially upon its launch 25 years in the past and had divided audiences ever since.

“We had been speaking that day quite a bit about who has the most effective sequence finale episode,” Seinfeld stated. “I personally favor the Mad Males one. I assumed The Sopranos was nice. Bob Newhart was nice. And ours was not considered nice. However I believe now we’re within the dialog as a result of we related the 2 TV sequence 25 years aside. And to try this, you must have two folks taking part in themselves. I performed myself in my present and he performed himself in his present. And you then want 25 years separation. I believe we’re within the dialog now for one of many higher ones, once we was once for one of many not-so-good ones.”

Govt producer Jeff Schaffer additionally beforehand advised The Hollywood Reporter that Seinfeld was “so excited” when filming the Curb finale and reuniting with David. “After we completed taking pictures that jail scene [with Seinfeld and David], he was so jazzed about it and he stated, “That is superb. It is a joke that’s 26 years within the making.’ I’m simply glad all of us stayed in showbiz lengthy sufficient to truly pull this off.”

Schaffer additionally shared that Mad Males‘s finale served as inspiration for Curb‘s inventive group.

“We made certain once we had been doing this that it didn’t finish within the jail. It didn’t finish with Larry and Jerry tying up the profession stuff. We needed to finish with all of our forged,” Schaffer stated of ending the present on a scene with the ensemble. “I keep in mind when Jackie [Schaffer, his wife] and I had been within the remaining season of The League, we had been speaking to Matthew Weiner in regards to the finale of Mad Males and he stated one in every of his massive regrets was that the ultimate taking pictures scene of Mad Males didn’t have all of the forged collectively. Jon [Hamm] was in California and this and that. So we we actually remembered that. It was essential right here that the ultimate day, no matter it was, had all of our forged collectively to have fun a tremendous accomplishment.”

Beforehand, Seinfeld advised GQ that he thought the finale “was simply the best, wildest, most exceptional factor,” including, “What you have got there’s a joke that was arrange 25 years in the past after which paid off 25 years later! How do you even describe one thing like that?”