I would never attempt to scandalize you, gentle reader, by claiming that The League is the new Seinfeld. Sure, The League creator Jeff Schaffer was a writer on that certain Show About Nothing, and sure, both shows share a certain obsession with the painfully awkward. But The League is its own unique, pervy beast. Usually.
And yet, when Curb Your Enthusiasm's J.B. Smoove rolled down a hill in an out-of-control wheelchair at the end of "The Vapora Sport"--in a shot almost exactly re-creating the iconic out-of-control wheelchair ride at the end of the Seinfeld episode "The Handicap Spot"--well, I couldn't help but wonder: is The League the Seinfeld of our post-Family Guy, gross-out comedy era? Read More..