Jerry Seinfeld stars in this television comedy series as himself, a comedian. The premise of this sitcom is Jerry and his friends going through everyday life, discussing various quirky situations that we can all relate to (especially if we live in New York). The eccentric personalities of the offbeat characters who make up Jerry's social circle contribute to the fun. Written by
Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>
Did You Know?
It was originally intended that Elaine's formidable father, famous author Alton Benes, be a recurring character, but in an odd case of life imitating art, veteran character actor Lawrence Teirney so terrorized and intimidated the other cast members that it was decided he should never return. See more
In some episodes, when exterior shots of the fictional "Monk's
Diner" are shown on two sides, you can see the real name, Tom's Restaurant. See more
What was bad about The English Patient?
Only that it sucked.
The series does not have an opening credits sequence. Instead, the lead actor credits play out over a scene. Now commonplace in sitcoms and drama series, this was considered a novelty in 1990 and sparked a debate over the future of opening credits in TV series. See more
Referenced in Supernatural: Family Matters