HERO: Elaine Benes

Elaine Benes, of the long-running Seinfeld series, is not only a hoot, she’s one of my all time heroes. 

Elaine is pro-choice.  She breaks up with a cute furniture moving guy because he’s anti-choice.

Elaine hates fur.  She publicly confronts women who wear fur coats. 

Elaine is demonstrative.  Who doesn’t love her signature “GET OUT!” with two arm shove?

Elaine has mostly male friends.

Elaine is an atheist. 

David, I’m going to hell! The worst place in the world! With devils and those caves and the ragged clothing! And the heat! My god, the heat! I mean, what do you think about all that?

Elaine loves candy.  Jake Jarmel breaks up with her because she stopped to get Jujyfruits before she went to see him in the hospital.

Elaine is not a breeder.

Elaine loses “The Contest.”  ‘Nuff said.

Elaine is the “Queen of Confrontation.”


Elaine Quotes

 [on shrinkage] I don’t know how you guys walk around with those things.

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