Seinfeld (1989–1998)

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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends.

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 Jerry Seinfeld (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
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 Elaine Benes (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
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 Kramer / ... (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
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 George Costanza (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
Ruth Cohen ...
 Ruthie Cohen / ... (101 episodes, 1992-1998)
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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>

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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 »

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Newman's apartment is shown as 5F in one episode, and 5E for the rest. See more »

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Jerry: And what is his stand on abortion?
Elaine: What?
Jerry: What is his stand... on abortion?
Elaine: Well, I'm sure he's pro-choice.
Jerry: How do you know?
Elaine: Because he... Well... He's just so good-looking.
Jerry: Well, you should probably ask. Because if he's gonna be coming over with those Pokeno's Pizzas... could be trouble.
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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 »

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Referenced in The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: Jerry Seinfeld (2006) See more »

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A great show!
19 May 2000 | by (Froland, Norway) – See all my reviews

Seinfeld is a truly funny show, which I watch whenever I can. The series is based around 4 characters: Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer + lots of other characters. The characters are funny and and manage to get you laughing all the time. Excellent show, but it is a shame that they have stopped making new episodes. I want more!


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