The Boss may have ruled over the New York Yankees and lived in Tampa, but the late George Steinbrenner has friends in Atlanta, as TBS announced today it'd broadcast 10 episodes that featured his likeness — and voiced by Larry David — in a tribute to him.
Appropriate or not, it's all happening next week. I'm a Red Sox fan (although there is irrefutable evidence that I was a young devotee also of the late Thurman Munson), so I'll just leave my feelings out of it. Here's the schedule:
Monday, July 19
7 p.m. ‚ÄúThe Opposite‚Äù ‚Äì George convinces Steinbrenner to give him a job.
7:30 p.m. ‚ÄúThe Secretary‚Äù ‚Äì George finds out Steinbrenner‚Äôs secretary makes more than he does.
Tuesday, July 20
7 p.m. ‚ÄúThe Race‚Äù ‚Äì George heads to Cuba to recruit baseball players for Steinbrenner.
7:30 p.m. ‚ÄúThe Wink‚Äù ‚Äì Steinbrenner lists all the people he‚Äôs fired over the years.
Wednesday, July 21
7 p.m. ‚ÄúThe Hot Tub‚Äù ‚Äì Steinbrenner convinces George that a hot tub is the perfect way to relieve stress.
7:30 p.m. ‚ÄúThe Caddy‚Äù ‚Äì George‚Äôs father (Jerry Stiller) confronts Steinbrenner about a traded player.
Thursday, July 22
7 p.m. ‚ÄúThe Calzone‚Äù ‚Äì Steinbrenner gets the idea to put Yankees clothes in a pizza oven.
7:30 p.m. ‚ÄúThe Nap‚Äù ‚Äì George‚Äôs napping habits at work lead Steinbrenner to think he has ESP.
Friday, July 23
7 p.m. ‚ÄúThe Millennium‚Äù ‚Äì George does everything he can to get fired, but Steinbrenner loves what he does.
7:30 p.m. ‚ÄúThe Muffin Tops‚Äù ‚Äì George‚Äôs relationship with the Yankees finally ends when Steinbrenner trades him.