Seinfeld‘Soup Nazi' comes to Abingdon


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Larry Thomas, the man who played the infamous "Soup Nazi" on the Seinfeld television series stopped by the Abingdon Kroger Friday.

News 5 was there where fans were lined up to get an autograph and a picture with Thomas. His "No Soup for You!" line in "The Soup Nazi" episode is one of the most famous lines in the history of Seinfeld.

Thomas is also in the region for the 4 th Great Winter Soup Cook-off which will be held at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center in Abingdon on Saturday. That will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will offer cooking demonstrations, a cook-off cafe, and more than 40 soups as door prizes. Tickets are $12 at the door and $10 if pre-ordered.

Another special event will be held Friday night called "At the Movies with The Soup Nazi," which will be a reception for people who would like to meet Thomas. The $40 ticket will include appetizers from Thomas' cookbook, beverages, popcorn, a viewing of Thomas' film clips, a Q&A session, an autographed photo, and a ticket to the Soup Cook-Off. That event will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

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