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Web Video: Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee
Yep. That's it. Nothing else happens.

Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee is a web series by Jerry Seinfeld which features him inviting fellow comedians for coffee. Not surprisingly, the humor comes from the conversations between Seinfeld and his guests. In addition to being funny, you also get to see Seinfeld and other comedians as regular people — though very funny regular people — than the celebrities they've become.

As of February 23, 2014, 23 episodes have been made, ranging as short as six minutes to as long as twenty-two, but most are in the 11-17 minute range. The series is available for viewing on YouTube and Crackle, but it also has its own site as well.

Tropes associated with the series include:

  • Author Appeal: It's clear Jerry is still close with his castmates from Seinfeld, as he's has on Larry David, Michael Richards, and Jason Alexander in-character as George Costanza.
  • Celebrity Paradox: He has had Michael Richards as a guest, and frequently brings up Seinfeld in other episodes. Yet there is an episode where his guest is George Costanza, and Newman shows up during that episode as well. Perhaps Jerry and George finally got around to making Jerry after getting out of prison, changed the name to Seinfeld, and got Michael Richards to play Kramer because they looked so identical?
  • Cool Car: Every vehicle Jerry drives in the series qualifies.
  • Exactly What It Says on the Tin: Jerry Seinfeld picks up fellow comedians in cars and they go for coffee.
  • Kayfabe: The George Costanza episode is not mislabeled. It's Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander as their Seinfeld characters.
  • "Not Making This Up" Disclaimer: One appears on the screen in the Michael Richards episode:
    "Certain events in this episode seem set up. They were not."
  • Seinfeldian Conversation: What some of the chitchat between Jerry and his guests amounts to.
  • X Meets Y: Stephen Colbert describes it as "Top Gear with Nigella Lawson Food Porn and comedy."


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