The outbursts. The mustache. The...wallet! Test your knowledge of this "short, stocky, slow-witted, bald man" and Jerry's best friend, whose best (and worst) qualities were based on Larry David, the co-creator of "Seinfeld."
Frank was played by Ben Stiller’s father, Jerry.
Susan died licking envelopes.
The Festivus was “For the Rest of Us.”
George gave Jerry’s phone number as Vandelay’s.
Like so many things with George, this job was short-lived.
Voight starred in "Midnight Cowboy", set in NYC
George does a lot of everything else in this series, just not much in the way of architecture.
He tells George, for example, “These are Jimmy’s training shoes.”
The Soup Nazi’s name in the show was Yev Kassem.
Bette Midler’s favorite shaved ice: pineapple.
In the aftermath of her death, Susan's parents, played by former Twin Peaks cast members Warren Frost and Grace Zabriskie, organized a foundation in her honor and appointed George to be on the board, a position he did not relish.
Steinbrenner is voiced by co-creator Larry David.
Larry David loves to play word games.
The pleasuring took place in his parents' living room.
Bosco was the bee’s knees in the 50s.
He wants to name his firstborn after Mickey Mantle's jersey number.
Al Roker was just starting to make a name for himself at the time.
Kramer always had a flare for the dramatic.
There was a conscious decision by the writers not to get too cute when it came to the names of the major characters.
The visa was for Babu.
The gym teacher called him “Cantastanja.”
Pitching sitcoms was a common plot-point element in the early episodes of the show.
He's talking about a particular type of tomatoes, called Hampton tomatoes.
Sugar Ray Leonard was named after another great boxer, Sugar Ray Robinsons.
Larry David’s reaction to Jason Alexander’s calling George a “schmuck” was the basis of an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm.
George's nickname given to him by Kruger, after seeing George wave his hands in the air with a monkey in his hand.
The prison was minimum security.
The episode was controversial when broadcast because NBC thought that masturbation was not a topic suitable for prime time television. As a result, the word "masturbation" is never used in the episode.
The newspaper really took off during the run of Seinfeld.
Jerry gave her double the money that George did: $182.
The cousin was “lost.”
When Julia Louis Dreyfuss hosted Saturday Night Live, she did a sketch based on yada yada yada with Larry David.
Jerry also attended that high school.
Elaine didn't like it; George did.
Neither player was much of a home run threat.