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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turned down an offer from NBC that would have made him $110 million for a tenth season of the show. See more
The exterior of Monk's Cafe does not match the interior of Monk's cafe: the number & type of windows is different, the layout of the entrance is architecturally different. 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 The Critic: The Pilot