Friday, May 20, 2-3 p.m. (Presented via Zoom: view at library or request the link.)
Seinfeld was almost canceled at least twice, but it went on to run for nine years and change television comedy forever. It averaged 38 million viewers in its last season, and 76 million watched its finale! Seinfeld managed to walk a line between edgy and accessible that made us all feel like we were the only ones in on the joke—all 38 million of us. In this talk, we'll discuss the five main ways that Jerry Seinfeld and his friend Larry David, who created Seinfeld together, managed to pull off this TV magic trick.