Stand-up comedy is a style that has produced a variety of superstars over time, however few have ever skilled the longevity of Jerry Seinfeld. Staying constantly lively as a performer for the reason that 1980s, he has clearly carried out in entrance of a wide range of totally different crowds over time. Nonetheless, he could have formally met his match, as a result of Netflix has launched a brief video of him performing in entrance of Home of Playing cards‘ Frank and Claire Underwood, and they’re clearly not having any of it. Take a look at the video beneath to see for your self.
When you have ever watched a single Jerry Seinfeld stand-up bit, it is best to just about instantly know what to anticipate. His “what is the deal?” shtick stays alive and nicely, and we nonetheless find it irresistible to today. Taking a delightfully awkward strategy to the stand-up format within the Oval Workplace, the fast clip exhibits the comic (and sitcom giant) performing a few of his typical bits for the decidedly uninterested Frank and Claire Underwood. In spite of everything, Frank shouldn’t be a lot of a laugher; he doesn’t have time for such trivial issues (be sure to learn that final half in his charming southern accent).
As humorous as this video is, it is not merely a one-off crossover between Seinfeld and Home of Playing cards (though we’d completely love that). The video additionally serves to advertise Jerry Seinfeld’s model new Netflix comedy special, Jerry Earlier than Seinfeld, which just lately debuted on the streaming service. In contrast to many specials of an analogous ilk, Jerry Earlier than Seinfeld is drenched in nostalgia, because it sees the comic return to the membership that supplied him along with his massive break within the 1970s, and sees him mix new bits with a few of his extra well-known and beloved materials.
One other factor value noting about this social media post is the truth that it doesn’t come from the primary Netflix account; it was posted on the “Netflix is a Joke” account. The streaming large has made an enormous push to invest in stand-up comedy content material over the course of the final yr or so, and it has began establishing total social channels particularly geared in the direction of specials for comedy giants like Louis C.Ok., Dave Chappelle, and Amy Schumer. Stand-up has handily become a really notable style that Netflix is prospering with (its success has even compelled conventional networks like Comedy Central to rethink how they strategy the comedy fashion), and the mixing of somebody like Jerry Seinfeld with the Underwoods simply exhibits how massive it has turn into.
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