Question: A coworker and I were recently watching the Seinfeld episode "The Cadillac," in which Jerry's father is fired as president of the condo board. The episode ends in a film parody, but we can't think of the movie being lampooned. Please help. Corey H., Sioux Falls, S.D.
Televisionary: It's only parodying a movie insofar as the movie reflected real life, Corey. That scene is a takeoff of Richard Nixon's exit from the White House after his resignation. In a famous bit of footage, he walks with wife Pat to a waiting helicopter, then turns, smiles and gives his famous double-V salute before getting in. (The movie in question is, of course, Nixon.)