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[11/18/10 - 08:43 AM]
TBS Celebrates Festivus with Nine-Hour "Seinfeld" Marathon
Featured installments include "The Contest," "The Strike," "The Soup Nazi" and "The Muffin Tops."

[via press release from TBS]

TBS Celebrates Festivus with Nine-Hour Seinfeld Marathon

For those who prefer not to spend the day after Thanksgiving fighting crowds at the mall, TBS has the perfect alternative. It's "Festivus for the rest of us!" as TBS unwraps the Seinfeld: Happy Festivus marathon Friday, Nov. 26, with nine solid hours of classic Seinfeld episodes.

The hilarious collection will open at 11 a.m. (ET/PT) with the "The Contest" and climax at 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT) with the Festivus-themed episode "The Strike." Along the way, TBS's post-Thanksgiving Seinfeld marathon will be packed with such unforgettable episodes as "The Soup Nazi" and "The Muffin Tops," to name a few.

Seinfeld, created by Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David and produced by Castle Rock Entertainment and West-Shapiro, premiered in 1990. Seinfeld stars as a stand-up comedian who shares various adventures and misadventures with his three pals: Elaine, played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus; George, played by Jason Alexander; and Kramer, played by Michael Richards. Considered by many to be the greatest sitcom of all time, Seinfeld earned numerous awards and top ratings during its nine seasons. The series joined the TBS line-up in October 2002 and currently airs weekdays at 7 and 7:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

The following is a complete schedule for TBS's Seinfeld: Happy Festivus marathon on Friday, Nov. 26 (all times ET/PT):

11 a.m. - "The Contest" - Jerry, George, Kramer and Elaine vie over self-denial in an episode frequently cited by fans as the series' best.

11:30 a.m. - "The Label Maker" - Jerry and Elaine are suspicious of a friend's gifts.

Noon - "The Soup Nazi" - Jerry's favorite soup vendor won't serve his new girlfriend (Alexandra Wentworth).

12:30 p.m. - "The Pool Guy" - The pool man at Jerry's health club wants to be his best friend.

1 p.m. - "The Gum" - Kramer complicates Jerry's quest to locate a special brand of Chinese gum.

1:30 p.m. - "The Seven" - Jerry's girlfriend (Lisa Deanne) wears the same dress, and Elaine loses a bike to Kramer.

2 p.m. - "The Wait Out" - Jerry and Elaine anticipate dating soon-to-be-single friends (Cary Elwes and Debra Messing).

2:30 p.m. - "The Comeback" - Jerry joins a tennis club, and a co-worker's insults push George to the limit.

3 p.m. - "The Susie" - Elaine creates an alternate persona at work as George tries to keep his girlfriend.

3:30 p.m. - "The Muffin Tops" - Elaine becomes a partner in a muffin business. And Jerry shaves his chest.

4 p.m. - "The Summer of George" - George plans a vacation, and Elaine critiques a co-worker. Molly Shannon and Raquel Welch guest-star.

4:30 p.m. - "The Apology" - Jerry's girlfriend teaches him some naked truths. And George anticipates an apology.

5 p.m. - "The Burning" - George seeks timely exits. And Elaine learns Puddy (Patrick Warburton) is religious.

5:30 p.m. - "The Cartoon" - Susan (Heidi Swedburg) learns a friend is a big success with a one-woman show about Jerry.

6 p.m. - "The Dealership" - Jerry seeks a good deal on a new car from Elaine's boyfriend, Puddy.

6:30 p.m. - "The Reverse Peephole" - Puddy wears a fur coat; Jerry doesn't use a wallet; Newman may face eviction.

7 p.m. - "The Strongbox" - Kramer hides his strongbox key at Jerry's place; a neighbor feuds with Jerry.

7:30 p.m. - "The Strike" - George's father introduces Festivus as Kramer returns to work at the bagel shop.

About TBS

TBS, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., is television's top-rated comedy network and is available in 100.8 million households. It serves as home to such original comedy series as Glory Daze, Are We There Yet? and Tyler Perry's House of Payne and Meet the Browns; the late-night series CONAN, starring Conan O'Brien, and Lopez Tonight, starring George Lopez; hot contemporary comedies like Family Guy and The Office; special events, including star-studded comedy festivals in Chicago; blockbuster movies; hosted movie showcases; and championship sports.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.





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