'Seinfeld': This Is the Only Line Jerry Seinfeld Uses From the Show in Real Life
From “No soup for you!” to “Festivus for the rest-of-us,” Seinfeld introduced the general public to some iconic phrases that have far outlasted the show itself. Some of the best Seinfeld quotes have become part of the common vernacular.
People use them in everyday conversation, sometimes without even knowing the origin of these Seinfeld- inspired phrases. So when Jerry Seinfeld, creator and star of the show, hosted an AMA on Reddit 6 years ago, naturally fans wanted to know which classic Seinfeld quotes he is most likely to drop in real life. Seinfeld’s answer is kind of surprising.
Jerry Seinfeld only quotes one of the show’s lines in real life
Despite how popular so many of the show’s lines have become, Seinfeld himself only uses one of them in real life. And it’s one of the more obscure quotes from the show. Even diehard fans may have trouble placing Seinfeld’s favorite line, which wasn’t said by any of the show’s main characters.
According to Seinfeld, he’ll say “If you’re one of us, you’ll take a bite.” He uses this line specifically with his kids, when they don’t want to eat their food. “I find myself saying that to my kids a lot. It’s a very obscure line, but George was working at some company where they all had lunch together, and he wasn’t trying the apple pie, and the boss finally says ‘If you’re one of us, you’ll take a ...
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