07/17/2017

17 ‘Seinfeld’ Episodes Not PC Enough For Today

Gabrielle Abdelnour, LifeZette

Think these comedy sketches could ever be made in 2017? Take a look — and judge for yourself

Viewers of “Seinfeld” reruns today (and those who watched each new episode as it came out) are in a unique position. The show, which premiered in 1989 and ran through 1998, contains some storylines that many people in 2017 would consider controversial or politically incorrect. Chances are, actually, that some of these “Seinfeld” episodes might not even make it through production if they were suggested today.

Jerry Seinfeld, the show’s star, and namesake has gone on record as saying he’s opposed to adhering to political correctness in comedy. Unfortunately, in today’s world, everyone is offended by everything — which tends to make for some boring TV comedy (and redundant boycotts). Luckily, “Seinfeld” still airs repeat episodes on a regular basis and has a large cult following.

After a hefty 171-episode binge-watch, LifeZette selected 17 episodes that probably wouldn’t be written today out of fear of criticism from liberal snowflakes and left-wing culture hawks.

1) “The Café”— Season 3

A Pakistani immigrant named Babu opens up a failing café across from Jerry’s apartment. The comedian decides to advise the owner to bring in different cuisines — and make the restaurant Pakistani-themed. As a result, the café does even worse. The kicker is that later in the series, Babu winds up getting deported because he doesn’t renew his immigration papers. Today, illegal immigration is nothing to joke about, certainly.

 

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