Two Truths And A Lie: Seinfeld Edition

People love to say that Seinfeld is a "show about nothing," when in fact, it's a show about everything. Jerry Seinfeld has said repeatedly that we're watching a comedian mining his own life for material, not just 4 zany New Yorkers hangin' out.

Wow. Imagine what else you don't know about the show!

For each category below, we'll give you three statements. Two are true, and one is false. Your job is to figure out which is which, although, technically, it's not a lie if you believe it.
  • Backstage Beef
  • Cameos
  • Casting
  • Predicting the Future
  • Run of Show

20

Backstage Beef The cast and crew refused to film an episode. Roseanne picked a fight with Seinfeld. Jerry and George are the only actors to appear in

19

The cast and Truth crew refused to film an episode. An episode about purchasing a gun was written and rehearsed, but the cast and crew ultimately puSource: EW

18

'Roseanne Truth picked a fight with Seinfeld. Julia Louis-Dreyfus accidentally parked in Tom Arnold's spot, sparking a heated battle of notes. Team Source: Vulture

17

Jerry and George are the only actors Lie to appear in every episode. Jason Alexander was actually written out of one episode, and therein lies the bSource: Mental Floss

16

Cameos Kristin Davis, Jon Favreau, and George Steinbrenner all made appearances on the show.

15

Kristin Davis Truth made an appearance on the show. Before she was Charlotte on Sex and the City, she was Jerry's girlfriend who unwittingly used thSource: YouTube

14

Jon Favreau Truth made an appearance on the show. BOT Before he was a pretty successful actor and an extremely successful director, Favreau was the Source: YouTube

13

George Steinbrenner Lie made an appearance on the show. Steinbrenner actually did film some scenes for the show, but they unfortunately never aired.Source: YouTube

12

Casting Steve Buscemi almost played George Costanza. Newman was originally played by Larry David. A famous guest star threatened to kill Jerry.

11

'Steve Buscemi Lie almost played George Costanza. This is a common myth, perpetuated by the internet, that Buscemi doesn't know how to properly refuSource: Mental Floss

10

Newman was originally Truth played by Larry David. 5E Newman's debut in the second season was camera, and was voiced by Larry David. He also voiced

9

A famous guest Truth star threatened to kill Jerry. Lawrence Tierney, who played Elaine's father in what was meant to be a recurring role, pulled soSource: ScreenRant

8

Predicting the Future Elaine predicted the name of a high-profile murderer. The show predicted the downfall of the real J. Peterman Catalogue. Jerry p

7

Elaine predicted the name of a Truth high-profile murderer. Elaine brainstorms OJ as a new name for her boyfriend, who shares his name with a seri

6

The show predicted the downfall of the Lie real J. Peterman Catalogue. T John O'Hurley, who played J. Peterman, actually invested in the relaunch ofSource: Examiner

5

Jerry predicted Truth a 2019 baskeball game in 1991. NBA 12/12/19 FinalOT C 117 109 y Cleveland Cavaliers San Antonio Spurs (6-19) (9-15) Jerry asksSource: CBS Sports

4

Run of Show It was supposed to be one-and-done. The pilot led to the smallest sitcom order in TV history. The network wouldn't give them a 10th season

3

'It was supposed to be Truth one-and-done. Jerry It was first conceived as a g0-minute special called Stand Up. It was supposed to run once, in SNSource: Den of Geek

2

The pilot led to the smallest Truth sitcom order in TV history. SEASONS 1&2 Seinfeld DYD After initially turning them down, NBC picked up four episoSource: Den of Geek

1

The network wouldn't give Lie them a 10th season. SEASON 9 Seinfeld DYO NBC desperately wanted more Seinfeld. They offered Jerry $5 million per episSource: Mental Floss

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