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Watch: 8-Minute Explains How Nothing Is Really Something On 'Seinfeld'

4 February 2016 10:29 AM, PST | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

“What seems beautiful to me, what I would like to write, is a book about nothing, a book dependent on nothing external, which would be held together by the internal strength of its style.” That’s a quote from revered 19th century French novelist Gustave Flaubert, but it could just as easily serve as a mission statement for “Seinfeld,” the 1990s television comedy that radically and defiantly re-wrote the rules of the modern sitcom. Ardent and casual fans alike refer to “Seinfeld” as “the show about nothing” —it’s a series founded on trivial minutiae, questionable social blunders and a commitment to questioning every tiny, seemingly insignificant facet of modern life. A show about nothing shouldn't be mistaken for a show where nothing goes on: “Seinfeld” remains perhaps the definitive sitcom statement of its time, continually upending every standard of traditional T.V. by adhering to co-creator Larry David’s famous “no hugs, »

- Nicholas Laskin

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Watch: 8-Minute Explains How Nothing Is Really Something On 'Seinfeld'

4 February 2016 10:29 AM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

“What seems beautiful to me, what I would like to write, is a book about nothing, a book dependent on nothing external, which would be held together by the internal strength of its style.” That’s a quote from revered 19th century French novelist Gustave Flaubert, but it could just as easily serve as a mission statement for “Seinfeld,” the 1990s television comedy that radically and defiantly re-wrote the rules of the modern sitcom. Ardent and casual fans alike refer to “Seinfeld” as “the show about nothing” —it’s a series founded on trivial minutiae, questionable social blunders and a commitment to questioning every tiny, seemingly insignificant facet of modern life. A show about nothing shouldn't be mistaken for a show where nothing goes on: “Seinfeld” remains perhaps the definitive sitcom statement of its time, continually upending every standard of traditional T.V. by adhering to co-creator Larry David’s famous “no hugs, »

- Nicholas Laskin

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