The Comeback

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  • 8.3

    Ben Stein!

    By thefanof, Dec 17, 2009

    "Hey, how you doing?"



    Milos was such a great guest character on this show and kind of wish there was some way that he could have become a recurring character on the show. He brought such an interesting dynamic, a European foreigner that Jerry struggled with as opposed to an Asian. And of course Ben Stein was absolutely hilarious with his ability to make you laugh just by hearing his dry, uncharismatic, monotone voice. Why more shows have not brought him in and why he is not in more comedy films is mind-boggling as he is guaranteed to make you laugh?



    George hating writing in large groups was a nice shot at departed head writer Larry David, but the Jerk Store storyline was kind of weird, even for later season George Costanza.



    Funny ep, not a classic though.moreless

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  • 9.0

    Great!

    By OeTvGreat, Jul 14, 2006

    This episode is really funny and is really cool actually. Jerry buys a raquet and thinks that it was a professional the one who tell him to buy it, later on Jerry discovers that he is really bad and for him not to say anything, he gives out his wife, but they are not able to do anything, and Jerry is convince to lose in purpose so he comes back. Meanwhile, George tries to think of a comeback when an employee makes fun of him, later on, he finally manages to tell him when he moves to Ohio but he has a comeback for that comback, Kramer wants to be unplugged when he falls into a comma but later discovers that you can actually get out of comma and Elaine begins to take movie advices from a stranger called Vincent that is actually a teenager. Really cool episode!moreless

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  • 6.5

    A good season eight episode.

    By Tristram_ZX81, Oct 23, 2005

    The Comeback is a good episode of a season which many, including myself, believe to have 'jumped the shark.' The plot for the comeback is a return to the style of earlier series, with the plot being driven more by the minutiae of everyday life than unrealistic plot devices.



    The conclusion to the Elaine/ Kramer plot thread doesn't make much sense, but I'm not sure if I was watching a syndicated version of the show or not.



    While still not up to the standards of classic Seinfeld such as The Contest and the whole of Series 6, The Comeback is memorable mostly for being a 'comeback' of good writing to post-LarryDavid Seinfeld.moreless

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