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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Ned Isakoff

91. Ned Isakoff

Best-known episode: "The Race"
He reads The Daily Worker, wears bland, drab, olive-colored clothing and feeds Kramer ideology that gets him fired from his job as a Santa at Coleman's department store. Yes, he's a communist. "We still got China, Cuba... we had a good run," Ned (Todd Kimsey) laments to Elaine as she uncovers his political identity. But the last straw comes when Elaine gets him blacklisted — from Hop Sing's, the Chinese restaurant where his father used to plot his survival during the McCarthy era. She named names. CARYN GANZ

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