seinfeld vs the beatles Miss Seinfeld? Blame The Beatles!

Jerry Seinfeld recently said [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] were the reason he took “Seinfeld” off the air at NBC back in 1998.  If you’re scratching your head trying to figure this one out, it actually makes a lot of sense.

(Courtesy of Michael

Jerry Seinfeld recently said that his inspiration for shutting down the hit show after just nine seasons was a surprisingly musical one.

“The Beatles ended too soon for me, and it was also nine years,” said Seinfeld. “That hunger for The Beatles has lasted my whole life. Whenever a Beatles song comes on the radio I reach for the volume and turn it up, because I still haven’t gotten enough of them. That was really how I made the decision.”

Seinfeld said that urge to leave the crowd wanting more can be found in another musical source, as well.

“Somebody said to me, that’s what makes Mark Knopfler such an amazing guitarist. He doesn’t play quite as much as you want him to. You know, you just want him to play more, and he doesn’t. You know? And that’s what makes you love it.”

Comments (2)
  1. Linda says:

    It’s very cool that Seinfeld was sort of paying homage to the Beatles.

    1. Linda- I love your use of the phrase “sort of!” I agree 🙂

      Thanks for bein’ KOOL!

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