In keeping with an anecdote from Lisa Kudrow, Jerry Seinfeld was solely too joyful to take some credit score for the success of “Pals.” Fortunately, Kudrow appears to agree with the comic.
Kudrow has been open about sharing time with different iconic sequence from the ’90s, and told the Daily Beast In an interview printed Wednesday, he mentioned he did not really feel aggressive with “Seinfeld” “in any respect.” In actual fact, he defined how the sequence truly helped increase scores and contributed to the unimaginable success of “Pals”.
“To not take something away from the writing of ‘Pals’ or the solid or how good ‘Pals’ truly was, however our scores within the first season had been OK,” Kudrow mentioned.
“We held ahead sufficient [sitcom] ‘Mad About You’ and beginning constructing, however in the summertime we had been re-running after ‘Seinfeld,’ the place ‘Seinfeld’ led us, the place we exploded,” he added, earlier than recalling an anecdote that screamed Seinfeld.
“I keep in mind going to some get together and Jerry Seinfeld was there, and I mentioned, ‘Hello,’ and he mentioned, ‘You are welcome,'” Kudrow mentioned. “I mentioned, ‘Why, thanks… what?'” and he mentioned, ‘You are behind us in the summertime, and also you’re welcome.’ And I mentioned, ‘That is proper. Thanks.'”
However in contrast to “Pals,” which scored huge with its HBO Max reunion in 2021, “Seinfeld” has but to reunite the solid — for now.
When the interviewer on the time prompt that the “Seinfeld” solid and crew may put collectively one thing like “Pals” for his or her reunion particular, the comic joked, “I do not assume you are going to win an Emmy for this factor.”