The Seinfeld stories we didn't get to see

Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jerry Seinfeld and Michael Richards delivered nine seasons of great laughs.
Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jerry Seinfeld and Michael Richards delivered nine seasons of great laughs.

For a show about nothing, it covered a lot. But apparently, there were still a few situations we didn't get to see the four famous Seinfeld stars get into.

Two of the show's writers, David Mandel and Jeff Schaffer, shared with Entertainment Weekly a few of the storylines that almost played out during the hit sitcom's nine-season run.

During the chat, they revealed we almost saw George Costanza's dad Frank (played by Jerry Stiller) needing medical marijuana for his cataracts. When the writers heard another sitcom, Cybill, had a similar storyline in the works, they abandoned it.

Adding to Kramer's insane career list was the idea that he took up a job "refurbishing morgue-quality skeletons" and turning them into "museum-quality skeletons". But Seinfeld creator Larry David quickly vetoed the idea.

The now-iconic Soup Nazi also featured in the lost storylines, with Mandel and Schaffer revealing the character was almost more ...

literal.

But the best storyline that could've been, involved Seinfeld getting a "change of scenery - but nothing changes".

"There was one story that we never got to for any particular reason, but I always loved it," Mandel told Entertainment Weekly.

"Had there been another season, I certainly would have tried to write this, because it was near and dear to my heart. The idea was that Jerry and the gang go on a vacation somewhere - say, Mexico - and they would check into their hotel rooms, and Jerry would end up with a hotel room right across from Kramer's hotel room, so the hotel-room dynamic would have been the same as the apartments.

"The entire episode would have taken place in Mexico but everything would have been kind of the same - there would have been a Mexican diner that they sat in. I just thought the idea of taking the building blocks of Seinfeld and transporting that to Mexico would be really fun. When Jerry decided to end the show, and I realised there weren't going to be enough episodes, I was like, 'Oh God, I wish there was one more season'."

- news.com.au

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