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Hot & Heavy: The Elaine Benes Podcast

May 28, 2021

We see Elaine for under 4 minutes in this episode and all of her dialogue entails re-telling a situation which the audience does not see. With a lesser actress this would be a problem, but with Julia Louis-Dreyfus... well, it's still a problem because of the disservice to her talent, but those few minutes are as...

May 21, 2021

Televised opera? Stock? Disappearing grapes? Wow, this episode really is about nothing. Speaking of that, a Note about Nothing in the DVD extras spurred a lot of thought about how casting Jerry's girlfriends required much more than comedic talent. Grrrrr. All in all, this finale episode of Season 1 leaves much to be...

May 13, 2021

It's the fourth episode in the running order, but the first scene Julia Louis-Dreyfus filmed for the series. Her screen time is less than 5 minutes, but boy does she make her time shine! Also, who checked their answering machine a lot back in the 90s? Was this really a thing?

May 7, 2021

Elaine gets totally screwed by Jerry and George's inability to figure out their issues with getting a new apartment. Yup. Poor Elaine. Also, do we find out some gastrointestinal issues Elaine may have when she stays at Jerry's place??? I dig into all of this and more!