Watch This First: Jerry Seinfeld on Benson, 1979

by Jason Toon

A decade before his own show revolutionized the sitcom, Jerry Seinfeld had a recurring role on a very un-revolutionary one, Benson. His character "Freddie" was a delivery boy who specialized in very bad jokes and very tight pants. A few seconds of this and even the Seinfeld finale starts to look pretty good.

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