As it turns out, making a successful television show about cars is more difficult than it looks. Just ask Adam Carolla or the kids from the U.S. version of Top Gear. As we recently heard, Jerry Seinfeld has decided he should give the premise a go with Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, a new web series. If the concept sounds dull, brace yourself for the pointless teaser video below. True to its name, the show looks to feature comedy names like Ricky Gervais, Larry David, Michael Richards and Alec Baldwin all riding along with Seinfeld in some of his more interesting vehicles. We're not exactly sure where the coffee part comes in.

With a roster like the one above, you'd be forgiven for expecting to find yourself weeing with hysterical laughter at the promo. Unfortunately, the YouTube clip features little more than a few glamor shots of some classics from Austin-Healey, Dodge, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Triumph and Volkswagen rolling on public streets and the comics laughing with each other sans actual jokes. We wouldn't call it pulse-quickening by any stretch, but hopefully the actual show will be better. Produced by Sony-owned Crackle, the web program premieres on Thursday, July 19 at 9 p.m. Eastern. Check out the promo video below or head over to the show's site.



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      michigan
      • 2 Years Ago
      It used to belong to Jon Voigt...
      Jonathan Arena
      • 2 Years Ago
      Top Gear USA: Jerry Seinfeld Jay Leno Patrick Dempsey Producers; GO!
        GasMan
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Jonathan Arena
        Can you imagine the cast of Seinfeld as car reviewers: Jerry - Does a standup bit on a particular car. Imagine him scamming on Audi's LED lights. George - Procures the cars and reviews the drive tests. Elaine - Reviews the interiors. Kramer - Tests the ergonomics.
      kb313
      • 2 Years Ago
      Jon voight's lebaron!
      Stumpy
      • 2 Years Ago
      I like Seinfeld, I like Cars. I give it a few watches. ..
      Walt
      • 2 Years Ago
      Easy to make a good car show. Just sign up Jeff Dunham, Walter and the rest of the crew and you've got an instant hit.
      Eric Aitala
      • 2 Years Ago
      Actually he stole the idea from Robert Llewellyn's Carpool podcast. Shame on you Jerry. Dr E
      Juan
      • 2 Years Ago
      You "White comedians in cars getting coffee"
      • 2 Years Ago
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      Scr
      • 2 Years Ago
      Ricky Gervais without Karl Pilkington isn't funny, just annoying. Therefore, Seinfeld needs to have Karl Pilkington on.
      RSS007
      • 2 Years Ago
      I need a benefactor or someone who is willing to hear my ideas and help fund them. I've had this idea, for such a show for the last five years, and now Seinfeld is doing it. Great. Please....anyone...100 more ideas up there....
      • 2 Years Ago
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      Andre Neves
      • 2 Years Ago
      I guess I'll end up watching it since it's on Crackle(awesomeness).
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