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These pretzels are making me thirsty

In the annals of sitcom history, few characters have left as indelible a mark as George Costanza from Seinfeld. Played with comedic brilliance by Jason Alexander, George’s neurotic tendencies and knack for finding himself in absurd situations brought endless laughs to audiences worldwide. One memorable moment that perfectly captures George’s idiosyncrasies is his exclamation, “These pretzels are making me thirsty!”

The scene takes place in “The Alternate Side” episode of Seinfeld’s third season. George auditions for a commercial, enthusiastically delivering the line “These pretzels are making me thirsty!” Unfortunately, his performance doesn’t quite hit the mark, prompting the director to instruct him to convey more thirst. What follows is a series of hilariously unsuccessful attempts as George, Jerry, and Kramer all take turns saying the iconic phrase with their own unique interpretations. It’s a quintessential Seinfeld moment that showcases the show’s signature blend of absurdity and wit, and it has since become one of the most quoted lines in television history. To this day, “These pretzels are making me thirsty!” remains a beloved catchphrase that encapsulates the quirky essence of George Costanza and the timeless humor of Seinfeld.

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