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Jerry Seinfeld riffs on his LI roots in new ‘Jerry Before Seinfeld’ Netflix trailer

Jerry Seinfeld talks about growing up on Long Island in this clip from his Sept. 19 Netflix special, "Jerry Before Seinfeld." (Credit: Netflix)

Massapequa-raised comedy icon Jerry Seinfeld jokes about his Long Island roots in his upcoming Netflix performance/documentary special, “Jerry Before Seinfeld.”

“So, we moved out from the city to ‘on Long Island,’ ” the Brooklyn-born Seinfeld, doing a present-day stand-up routine at The Comic Strip in Manhattan, says in an online trailer for the Sept. 19 special that was released Tuesday. “Long Island is not one of those places [that you go ‘in to’] — you can’t get in it, you just stay on it.”

Later in the trailer, the 63-year-old comic stands before what is presumably his Long Island childhood home, making a reference to the upbringing of the late comedy giant Richard Pryor. “This is what I had to work with,” he says of his former abode.

Seinfeld had posted on social media Aug. 22, “I’ve made my first Netflix stand-up special about how I got started in comedy in the ’70s. . . . In the meantime, here’s some material and notes from my earliest sets,” he wrote, linking to a Netflix Instagram page containing several examples of his old, original handwritten notes on lined yellow paper, as well as new video of him performing the routines.

The comedian — who earned an estimated $69 million between June 2016 and June 2017, topping this year’s Forbes list of highest-paid comics — has continued touring since the end of his classic sitcom “Seinfeld” and next performs locally at Manhattan’s Beacon Theatre on Sept. 22, Oct. 5 and Nov. 2.

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