Thursday, October 4, 2007


'30 Rock', basically fresh from their victory at the 59th Emmy Awards as the Best Comedy Series of the year, kicked off the new season tonight. And they came out with guns blazing by having Jerry Seinfeld as the guest star.

Seinfeld is one of the ultimate League of Themselves members. He's been on other TV shows as other characters (like 'Benson'), but like George Burns, Bob Hope, Jack Benny, Milton Berle, and Johnny Carson, his best character is himself. And his televersion connects a lot of shows to his base of operations, his show about nothing - 'Seinfeld'.

Here's the basic rundown:

"Seinfeld" .... Jerry Seinfeld / ... (175 episodes, 1989-1998)
"30 Rock"
- SeinfeldVision (2007)
"Curb Your Enthusiasm"
- Opening Night (2004)
"Primetime Glick"
- Dennis Miller/Jerry Seinfeld (2001)
"Mad About You"
- Season Opener (1998)
"The Larry Sanders Show"
- Flip (1998)
- The Grand Opening (1993)
- The Real Deal (1997)
"The New WKRP in Cincinnati"
- Johnny Goes Hollywood (1993)

Most of those shows could probably be linked in other ways, but having a League of Themselves mega-star sure makes it easier.

Toby OB

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