John Mulaney's Wife Once Rejected an Expensive Gift from Jerry Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld and John Mulaney are two of the funniest and most successful comedians in the entire world. Together, but mostly through Seinfeld’s intense wealth, they are worth millions of dollars. They are responsible for some of the most iconic and beloved comedic works of all-time. Unfortunately for them, however; it seems the pair cannot pick out a proper rug to save their lives. During an episode Seinfeld’s series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee the pair: take a drive through New York City, purchase some Tic Tacs, discuss Mulaney’s comedy career, and finally run an unsuccessful errand for Mulaney’s wife.
No this is not a setup for a hilarious joke, the pair of comedians actually shop for an entryway rug and runner for Mulaney’s apartment. From the beginning, it is clear that Mulaney has no confidence in his ability to pick out a suitable rug. Mulaney clearly states that “(he) has no clearance to buy anything.” Ignoring his intuition to leave the rug-purchasing to his wife and her superior visual sense, Seinfeld and Mulaney continue to shop. The duo discusses if they have they have the skill in the art of haggling to get a better deal on a truly horrible rug, and wonder what it’ll be like to retire and die. Finally, Seinfeld ends their collective shopping misery and pulls out his American Express black card to generously purchase a rug for Mulaney.
The experience in the rug store leads to a variety of interesting and amusing tangents ...
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