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?
In his autobiography Paul Shaffer
claimed to have turned down the role of George. He was offered the part due to his resemblance to Larry David
, upon whom the character is based. 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
[Newman is sneaking through Jerry's apartment trying to cheat at Kramer's and his "Risk" game when he knocks over some of Jerry's cassette tapes
It's Newman! Quick open the door!
[when Newman escapes from the window and up the stairs to his apartment
I see ya Newman, I see ya!
I'm taking the Congo as a penalty!
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 Stargate SG-1: Revisions