No soup for you!: Seinfeld actor spills the backstory on the iconic line
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. From the puffy shirt to Festivus, Seinfeld, the show about nothing, is filled with iconic TV moments. But that changed when he was asked to reprise his role for the Seinfeld series finale. He said Jerry Seinfeld was really nice, as well, but was also very busy. Thomas even revealed that Seinfeld initially wanted him to portray the soup vendor differently when he auditioned. Then, starting Sept. 14, its back-to-back shows with the classic lines you love at 11:30 p.m. and midnight.