Jerry Before Seinfeld Reviews

July 11, 2019
I laughed a lot during "Jerry Before Seinfeld."
July 11, 2019
There might not be any earth-shattering revelations about his rise to fame, but there's still enough to excite a comedy super-fan's interest.
July 11, 2019
Seinfeld works the cramped stage of his old haunt with not only the effortless and inevitable confidence of the old pro and cultural touchstone he is, but with an enthusiasm belying any hint of obligation.
October 10, 2017
It's wry observation and it is as intensely funny as it is an intense avoidance of anything political or dark.
September 20, 2017
It's the best kind of minimalist comedy television. Just a comic, a mic, a stage and an audience.
September 20, 2017
This is watching a craftsman at work.
September 19, 2017
He tends to start with a small idea, then figure out the big idea behind his observation, then figure out the shortest way to communicate the absurdity of that imbalance - the absurdity of putting so much stock into the smallest thing possible.
Top Critic
September 18, 2017
Seinfeld-before-"Seinfeld" fans will especially enjoy this congenial, familiar hour special.
September 18, 2017
It's still quintessential Seinfeld, poking fun at cereal and air travel and prepositions, but his set is looser, intimate and more biographical, a rebrand for the podcast age.
September 18, 2017
There's always another bon mot, and the occasional dud humor in Jerry Before Seinfeld in no way detracts from the larger pleasures of watching this peerless comedian pay tribute to his roots.