George is doing some really bad jokes and Jerry is laughing hysterically. One of the jokes was there was a busty woman in a bikini at the next table and George pointed to this woman and said, "Those aren't getting any quieter" which really amused Jerry. There were some other jokes but I can't remember them. They were all terrible so it's no loss.
Kramer also entered the scene and was standing next to our table. I'm looking at Kramer to try to get some understanding about why Jerry is laughing so hard at these awful jokes and Kramer gives a knowing look but doesn't say anything. There's a tension around all of this. Everybody knows that the jokes are bad but they're afraid to say anything.
So the scene cuts and we walk away. I'm walking with Jerry and I'm nervous because this is my first acting job but Jerry seems like an okay guy and I'd like to know why he was laughing so hard. Is it just because of the show or does he genuinely think that George Wallace is being funny. There's also a slight racial element because George Wallace is black and I'm thinking maybe he's just laughing to be charitable.
So I'm talking to Jerry and he's in a jovial mood. But as I ask if he was laughing because he actually found it funny or if it was just for the show, he got very serious. He just stared and stopped talking and then walked away.
I knew that my career in show business was over at that point. And then the dream continued in a different direction. I was back at my childhood home and people expressed sympathy over the whole Seinfeld ordeal but then crazy dream shit started happening.
So back to real life. Why George Wallace? Was he ever on the show? There was a George Costanza, of course. So there's a link there.
I'm only vaguelly familiar with George Wallace. So I looked him up on Wikipedia. He actually was in an episode of Seinfeld but only briefly as a doctor. As here:
Go to 3.20. He appears at the end of the episode.
But in real life he also lived with Jerry Seinfeld and was the best man at Seinfeld's wedding.
So yeah. Pretty crazy. Not as crazy as the dream where I was fishing with my friend and his father and later that day, in real life, my friend's father died in a fishing accident. Nor was it as crazy as the dream I had wondering what Jeffrey Dahmer was up to in prison and in real life he was killed and the news was full of what life was like for him in prison. Not even as crazy as when I dreamed about the time we watched Terminator in art class and a few hours later, in real life, I saw that Terminator was going to be shown tonight on television.
But still pretty crazy. And if George Wallace dies today we'll have a new winner.
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