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Did QT ever mention anything about the TV show Seinfeld?


#1

Im asking cuz the only piece of dialogue I consider as witty as Tarantino’s movies is Seinfeld…


#2

never heard anything about that.


#3

[quote=“themack”]
Im asking cuz the only piece of dialogue I consider as witty as Tarantino’s movies is Seinfeld…
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It appears you are not alone in your thinking:



…The film’s positive qualities, however, are swamped by Tarantino’s perpetual smirk. Moreover, the highly-praised inane dialogue genuinely is inane and calls attention to itself far too often. One reviewer thought it a compliment to note that “Tarantino’s world is like Seinfeld with profanity and hard drugs: the characters talk and talk, about nothing.” That’s not entirely true, but true enough to be damning…



http://www.wsws.org/arts/1998/aug1998/pulp-95.shtml





…Seinfeld himself, in an interview, suggested that Seinfeld was adding something new to television comedy, some new representation of the quotidian that might be influencing other TV and film culture. He cited some of the coffee shop conversation between the John Travolta and Samuel Jackson characters in Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction, and Tarantino in turn has admitted to being a big fan of Seinfeld…



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