Jerry Seinfeld. A man whose first name is virtually irrelevant because his last name is Seinfeld.
The comedian is worth nearly a billion dollars, yet he continues to perform stand-up and shoot the occasional special. Financially speaking, he has no need to work. But he has expressed how he still need to work because it's his job, his career, his livelihood. And from a psychological perspective, repetition is key to sustained success. He continues to perform sets because that's the only way (don't that to Dave Chapelle) to stay sharp and on top of your game.
Even after the most successful sitcom ever, Seinfeld continues to perform for the world. 23 Hours To Kill isn't his first special to be released on Netflix, but it is his latest.
Is this a case of classic Seinfeld, or has Jerry officially become outdated? Through an hour Seinfeld takes the audience through his signature relatable bits that are well-crafted. That's not to say this special is perfect, though. Brief moments feel a little dated, and the belly laughs that others like Chapelle or Kevin Hart can get from their storytelling ability isn't Jerry's forte.
Comedy will forever be subjective. What isn't subjective is how this review has 6 ups and 3 downs. First, for the ups...
Jacob Thomas Gill is a recent Marketing graduate from Louisiana Tech University. When he isn't writing clever articles, he can be found absorbing all things film related, playing video games, and watching sports. Life accomplishments include Most Likely to Give a TED Talk in high school and making his 3rd grade All-Star basketball team (where he peaked).