It’s been two long, weary years since Zach Galifianakis and Scott Aukerman blessed us with a new edition of Between Two Ferns — the irreverent talk show in which Galifianakis, playing a more obnoxious version of himself, interviews (or makes fun of) various guests between a pair of ferns. But Galifianakis has finally returned with a new episode, this time featuring special guests Jerry Seinfeld, Cardi B and a surprise Seinfeld reunion.
It’s official – er, officially possible. Seinfeld has long been seen as the holy grail of potential TV revivals, and its star and co-creator finally concedes that Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer may join the ranks of iconic TV shows brought back for an encore.
Seinfeld was no stranger to discarded episodes, but at least a few ideas were probably better off on the scrap heap. Writer-producers David Mandel and Jeff Schaffer reveal a few Seinfeld concepts that never made it past the writers room, including skeletons, a trip to Mexico, and a pretty literal twist on the Soup Nazi.
Seinfeld seems about the least likely sitcom to consider revival, to a point the idea formed the spine for an entire Curb Your Enthusiasm season. That said, Jerry Seinfeld has apparently at least been approached for a live episode return, and may himself return for Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 9.
Imagine trying to start a new career. Then imagine having to try that career right after the best in the business gets done. That's pretty much how Seth Rogen must have felt when starting out in comedy at a young age. He flew to a comedy festival and right before he went on, Jerry Seinfeld showed up and took the stage first.