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Jerry Seinfeld / Don Rickles

Original Air Date: Jan 26, 2012

In the Season 1 premiere, series host David Steinberg sits down with legendary "insult" comic Don Rickles, who reveals the genesis of his act: his inability to do impressions or tell jokes; and with sitcom icon Jerry Seinfeld, who shares his lifelong affection and respect for Rickles and his post-stardom strategy of "breaking back into the middle."

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