From Soup Nazis to Nuts: 100 Best 'Seinfeld' Characters

Close talkers, braless wonders, library cops and bad tennis pros: we rank the most memorable members of the 'Seinfeld' universe

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The Lawyer in a Cape
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84. The Lawyer in a Cape

Best-known episode: "The Chinese Woman"
Larry David shows up a lot on Seinfeld — most often as the voice of Yankees' owener George Steinbrenner. Since nobody knew what Larry looked or sounded like in those pre-Curb Your Enthusiasm days, he usually stayed anonymous. But he makes his most eye-grabbingly bizarre onscreen cameo when he appears as Frank Costanza's lawyer, wearing a long black cape for no apparent reason. Everybody spends the rest of the episode puzzling over the cape — as George says, "I don't trust men in capes." Way to make an entrance, Larry. ROB SHEFFIELD

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