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Jay Crespi – Hi, Jay Crespi

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Jay Crespi is one of the two NBC execs that offer Jerry the opportunity to write a sitcom pilot for NBC.

Jay Crespi is played by Peter Blood.

Jay Crespi appears in:

The Pitch

Jay approaches Jerry after a set along with fellow NBC excec Stu Chermak. They ask Jerry to develop a sitcom pilot for NBC.


The Virgin

Jay appears in the office at NBC studios when Jerry and George go to pitch ideas for the pilot.

The Ticket

Jay makehile meeting with Jerry and George about doing a pilot for NBC.


The Pilot

Jay is at the office while they audition parts for the Jerry pilot. Jay helps George identify a white discoloration on his face and is later baffled when someone steals the raisins.


The Butter Shave

Jay appears in this episode to offer Kenny Bania an opportunity to write a pilot for NBC based on his stand up. However, he is played by Chris Parnell and he introduces himself as Jay Chermak.


The Finale

Stu appears in the final courtroom scene at the trial of Jerry, George, Kramer, and Elaine



Jay Crespi quotes:

Jay: Hi, Jay Crespi.
Jerry: Hello.
George: Uh, C-R-E-S-P-I?
Jay: That’s right.
George: I’m unbelievable at spelling last names. Give me a last name.
Jay: Mm, I’m not-
Jerry: George-
George:  Huh? All right, fine.
Stu: First of all, that was a terrific show.
Jerry: Oh thank you very much.
Stu: And basically, I just wanted to let you know that we’ve been discussing you at some of our meetings and we’d be very interested in doing something.
Jerry: Really? Wow.
Stu: So, if you have any idea for like a TV show for yourself, well,  we’d just love to talk about it.
Jerry: I’d be very interested in something like that.
Stu: Well, here, uh, why don’t you give us a call and maybe we can develop a series.
Jerry: Okay. Great. Thanks.
Stu: It was very nice meeting you.
Jerry: Thank you.
Jay: Nice meeting you.
Jerry: Nice meeting you.

George: What do you think it is?
Jay:  It’s like a… white discoloration. (we understand now why a sitcom needs so many producers)
Casting Director: O.K. guys, are we ready to start?
Jerry: Yeah, where is Russell? I thought he was gonna be here.
Stu: Oh you know I don’t know. I saw him in the hall this morning, I said hello to him. He walked right past me.
Jay: He must be worried about the fall schedule.
Stu: Ah, it’s a real bear.
George: Yeah. So what’s going on? We’re gonna shoot the pilot and then it’s gonna be on TV the following week?
Stu: Yeah. Right.

George: What happened to the raisins?
Jay: Yeah, there was a box of raisins there!
George: Did he just steal the raisins?
Stu: You think he stole them?