The George Costanza Quiz You Never Knew You Needed

The George Costanza Quiz You Never Knew You Needed
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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."
What are the first names of George’s parents?
Tom and Estelle
Frank and Estelle
Frank was played by Ben Stiller’s father, Jerry.
Tom and Louise

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What was the name of George’s fiancée?
Susan Ross
Susan died licking envelopes.
Sylvia Reynolds
Sarah Rice

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What holiday did George’s father launch?
Octavus
Festivus
The Festivus was “For the Rest of Us.”
Novartis

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In trying to keep getting unemployment, George says he has interviewed at what company?
Perry Winkle Enterprises
Target
Vandelay Industries
George gave Jerry’s phone number as Vandelay’s.
Rory Cosmetics

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George worked as a ______ model.
Leg
Foot
Hand
Like so many things with George, this job was short-lived.
Butt

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What actor owned George’s car before he purchased it?
Jon Voight
Voight starred in "Midnight Cowboy", set in NYC
Tom Cruise
Tom Hanks
Dustin Hoffman

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What does George say he does when asked about his profession?
Accountant
Physician
Architect
George does a lot of everything else in this series, just not much in the way of architecture.
Artist

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What character refers to himself in the third person to George and others?
Sam
Jimmy
He tells George, for example, “These are Jimmy’s training shoes.”
Jackie
Ralph

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What was George’s beef with the Soup Nazi?
Soup was too cold.
Soup was too hot.
No bread!
The Soup Nazi’s name in the show was Yev Kassem.
No silverware!

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What celebrity winds up in the hospital after playing a baseball game?
Meg Ryan
Sarah Jessica Parker
Bette Midler
Bette Midler’s favorite shaved ice: pineapple.
Michael Ian Black

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How did George meet Susan?
They met during a meeting with NBC.
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.
They met in the laundry room.
They met in during a court case.
They met at a bar.

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George secures his job with the Yankees by:
Wearing a Mickey Mantle jersey to the interview.
Giving George Steinbrenner a Yogi Berra baseball card.
Arguing with George Steinbrenner.
Steinbrenner is voiced by co-creator Larry David.

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What is the name of the library detective?
Mr. Boatman
Ms. Merriweather
Charles
Mr Bookman
Larry David loves to play word games.

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Which magazine fills George with an uncontrollable need to pleasure himself?
Playboy
Sports Illustrated
Glamour
The pleasuring took place in his parents' living room.
Newsweek

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What was George’s ATM code?
Georg
Costa
Bosco
Bosco was the bee’s knees in the 50s.
Jerry

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What name does George want to give his first child?
Numero Uno
Seven
He wants to name his firstborn after Mickey Mantle's jersey number.
Jim-bo
Thirteen

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Who was on the cover of the TV Guide that Elaine took from George’s dad?
Al Roker
Al Roker was just starting to make a name for himself at the time.
Jennifer Garner
Bob Costas
Bill Cosby

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Kramer made a statue of George out of:
Clay.
Bronze.
Potato chips.
Ravioli.
Kramer always had a flare for the dramatic.

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What is George’s middle name?
Ray
Timone
Louis
There was a conscious decision by the writers not to get too cute when it came to the names of the major characters.
Florent

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What was the nickname of the attorney George dated to get a visa for someone?
Truth
Terminator
The visa was for Babu.
Rod
Bastion

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What was the last name of George’s gym teacher who continually mispronounced his name?
Hayman
The gym teacher called him “Cantastanja.”
Layman
Raymond

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When George and Jerry try to interest the Japanese in their idea for a sitcom, they give them what fruit?
Oranges
Pitching sitcoms was a common plot-point element in the early episodes of the show.
Apples
Pears
Grapefruit

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George says there’s a vegetable that you can eat like an apple. What is it?
Potatoes
Tomatoes
He's talking about a particular type of tomatoes, called Hampton tomatoes.
Avocados
Corn on the cob

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Who does Mr. Morgan look like, according to George?
John Elway
Sugar Ray Leonard
Sugar Ray Leonard was named after another great boxer, Sugar Ray Robinsons.
Michael Jordan
Willie Mays

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George’s character is based on:
Jerry Seinfeld’s real-life best friend.
Jason Alexander’s brother.
No one in particular.
Larry David.
Larry David’s reaction to Jason Alexander’s calling George a “schmuck” was the basis of an episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm.

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What is George’s nickname?
Toto
Coco
George's nickname given to him by Kruger, after seeing George wave his hands in the air with a monkey in his hand.
Bobo

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One of George’s girlfriends was incarcerated for committing what crime?
Prostitution
Assault & battery
Embezzlement
The prison was minimum security.
Larceny

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Among the four principals on the show, who initially won the infamous..."contest"? (It's later revealed that he cheated.)
Jerry
George
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.
Elaine
Kramer

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Which newspaper does George say is his only reason for getting up in the morning?
The New York Times
The Daily News
The newspaper really took off during the run of Seinfeld.
The Washington Post
The New York Post

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For Elaine’s birthday, how much money did George give her?
$19
$100
$91
Jerry gave her double the money that George did: $182.
$57.23

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What is the name of Frank Costanza’s cousin?
Tony
Benny
Manuel
Carlos
The cousin was “lost.”

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Who was responsible for the phrase “yada yada yada”?
Elaine
Hilda
Marcy
When Julia Louis Dreyfuss hosted Saturday Night Live, she did a sketch based on yada yada yada with Larry David.
Jerry

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What high school did George attend?
Eisenhower High School
Truman High School
Roosevelt High School
JFK High School
Jerry also attended that high school.

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In "The Movie" episode, over which film do Elaine and George disagree ?
The English Patient
Ponce de León
Elaine didn't like it; George did.
The Graduate
Cool Hand Luke

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George explains the physics of the home run to which two Yankees?
Derek Jeter and Danny Tartabull
Paul O’Neill and Derek Jeter
Bernie Williams and Derek Jeter
Neither player was much of a home run threat.

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