One of the most memorable Seinfeld episodes is The Soup Nazi, much to the surprise of everyone involved. It is easy to remember all that is involved with getting the soup and of course the dreaded “No soup for you!”. However, there is another memorable part of this episode — the armoire thieves.
John Paragon & Yul Vazquez playing the armoire thieves
By any chance, do you recognize the gentlemen on the left? (I’ll give you hint, he was a prominent character on a children’s television show.)
If you don’t know, don’t worry. I didn’t know either that is why I am posting the answer now.
John Paragon as Jambi the Genie
“Mekka-lekka hi mekka hiney ho!”
“Mekka-lekka hi mekka chahney ho!”
“Mola-mekka chala mekka hola hayla hey!
Long live Jambi.
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Remember when there was more to look forward to Saturday than a day off of work? Remember when they meant something? Do kids today even know what they are missing? Well I have been trying to bring some of the magic back on Saturday mornings by watching season one of Pee Wee’s Playhouse – & it’s just like 1987 all over again.
Oh the memories…and that voice. We all know that voice. It’s Cyndi Lauper, right?
Let me double check the credits to be sure…
see circled credit
Ellen Shaw? Seems confusing but she and Cyndi Lauper are one in the same. The strange part is, Cyndi Lauper doesn’t use the “Ellen Shaw” pen name for anything else and I haven’t found out why she used it here. I will keep digging and keep you posted on what I find.