JERRY BEFORE SEINFELD (TV 2017 USA)


Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.0|5.0 Starsìììì

Jerry Before Seinfeld—despite trailers promising a good dive into Jerry’s early life—does not deliver a lot about his childhood or the days before his standup comedy routines. The film focuses more on his beginnings as a comedian and rehearses a trip down memory lane via old comedy routines. He performs this memory trip in the same New York club he started in years before. It’s a quality Seinfeld comedy hour, worth watching.

Storyline

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld returns to the comedy club that launched his career to deliver a worthy comedy routine.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Michael Bonfiglio for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Judd Apatow, Michael Davies, Lisa Nishimura, Jerry Seinfeld, and George Shapiro for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Himself (Jerry Seinfeld),Himself (Jimmy Brogan), Himself (Mark Schiff), Herself archival footage (Carolyn Liebling), Himself archival footage (Johnny Carson), Himself archival footage (Andy Kaufman), Himself archival footage (Ed Koch), Himself archival footage (Jay Leno), and Himself archival footage (Richard Pryor).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?


Yes. Not a lot of storyline here, but a worth watching comedy routine.

Ben Meyers

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