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The truth comes out: George killed Susan

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by LongTimeListener, Jun 4, 2015.

  1. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Jason Alexander told Stern why this 'Seinfeld' character was killed off

    Said Alexander: "This poor girl."

    "Was it true? Was there..."

    "OK, the preamble to this is that it's a wonderful girl [Heidi] Swedberg. I love her. She's a terrific girl. I love her. I couldn't figure out how to play off of her."

    "You're being kind."

    "No. Her instincts for doing a scene—where the comedy was—and mine were always misfiring. She would do something, and I would say, 'OK, I see what she's doing. I'm going to adjust to her.' I would adjust, and it would change... It was such a disaster."
  2. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    You could've given me a billion guesses and I never would've imagined that Susan is now one of the world's foremost ukulele players.
  3. doctorquant

    doctorquant Well-Known Member


    No role for you!
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  4. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Something doesn't smell right about it. I thought Susan was good, and I thought the George-Susan dynamic was pretty strong as well.
  5. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    Yeah. She and Tiny Tim .............. will never be in my kitchen.
  6. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    I have always thought that ending the show with The Invitations and especially those last scenes would have been the perfect series finale.
  7. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    Really impressive how often Howard Stern gets celebs to reveal stuff like this that nobody else ever got out of them. Plenty of stuffed shirt "serious" journalists could learn a thing or two about interviewing from that sex-obsessed shock jock.
  8. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    Not sure there was any public clamor for a Heidi Swedberg update, that would merit "serious" journalists investigating it.
  9. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    I could see that as an actor, you would not want to be "misfiring" with Jason Alexander. Get the sense he would have you run off. Who knew he would have you killed off?
  10. murphyc

    murphyc Well-Known Member

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus should get proper credit for her assist.
  11. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Pretty sure you misunderstood what he said.
  12. Steak Snabler

    Steak Snabler Well-Known Member

    That was also the last Larry David episode (though he came back to write the series finale).
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