Jason Alexander Names 'Seinfeld' Moment That Got A 'Solid Minute' Of Laughs

The actor, who played George Costanza on the iconic series, said the cast had to wait for the audience to stop laughing.

The “Seinfeld” studio audience no doubt spent a lot of time in stitches over the show’s iconic gags.

But actor Jason Alexander said one moment stands out above the rest: the hastily written monologue he delivered at the end of the 1994 episode “The Marine Biologist.”

Alexander, who played George Costanza, told the “Inside of You With Michael Rosenbaum” podcast that the crew placed some screens between him and the audience while he learned the last-minute addition to the episode.

Once he was ready, they pulled it off in a single take ― and it became an instant classic.

“There was a solid minute or more of laughter,” he said. “That’s a lot of laughing, where you can’t go on, you can’t do the next line, because the audience is laughing that hard? That was huge.”

Here’s the moment Alexander’s referring to, which takes place at the end of an episode in which Kramer (Michael Richards) had been shooting hundreds of golf balls into the ocean:

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