Jerry is disappointed when sex with Katya proves to be less than the floor exercise he’d imagined. Then: Lois — whose Superman-themed name is a source of endless delight for Jerry — works for his high-school rival, whom Seinfeld once beat in a footrace thanks to an illegal head start.Now: Props later played Nicki in the 1995 movie Then: Jerry finds himself attracted to Laura, his girlfriend Sandi’s roommate.
Following the Upper West Side misadventures of stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld (as a fictionalized version of himself), this “show about nothing” is often hailed as one of the — if not aired on NBC from 1989 to 1998, during which time Jerry dated a lot of women — we counted 70 — whom he typically broke up with for ridiculous reasons or virtually imperceptible character flaws.
To fill the show’s seemingly endless demand for female guest stars, the show’s casting directors managed to produce a seemingly endless supply of young, funny, and beautiful actresses still relatively new to Hollywood. A great deal of Seinfeld’s former girlfriends became TV journeywomen, finding a continuous stream of acting work — you might know the face, but not the name.
” George enlists Laura to lip-read his ex’s conversation at a party.
Now: Matlin, who is, to date, the only deaf performer to win an Oscar, was nominated for an Emmy for her role on Then: Jodi, a professional masseuse, refuses to give Jerry a massage.
Now: Norris originated the role of Johnna Monevata, the Weston family’s housekeeper, in the stage play Then: Jerry is disturbed when he discovers fungicide in Tawni’s medicine cabinet (it’s not entirely clear why this is apparently a dealbreaker), but later learns it’s medicine for her cat’s skin condition.
Now: Campbell played a call girl in 2000’s Then: Jane refuses to pass Elaine toilet paper from the adjacent bathroom stall (“I don’t have a square to spare,” she says), and Kramer recognizes her voice from a phone sex hotline.
Now: The Whitesnake video vixen became a reality TV fixture in the mid-2000s, as seen on Then: Jerry initially means to confronts this hit-and-run driver, but has a change of heart when he sees how attractive she is.
Later, he has a second change of heart when he realizes the car Angela crashed into belongs to his longtime crush Becky Gelke.
Dolores and Jerry briefly reunite after he breaks up with Jeannie (Janeane Garofalo) in the eighth season.
Now: Walters played Diane Jenkins on Then: While not wearing his glasses, George thinks he sees Amy kissing Jerry’s cousin Jeffrey, but as it turns out, it was really a mounted policewoman petting her horse.
Now: You can currently watch Jennifer Coolidge as Sophie on 2 Then: Elaine’s friend Winona is Native American, and is understandably offended when Jerry presents Elaine with a cigar store Indian.