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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famously instituted a policy of "no hugging, no learning", meaning that the show must avoid sentimentality and moral lessons, and the characters must never learn or grow from their wrongdoings. See more
Jerry and Kramer's apartment building address is said several times to be 129 West 81st Street, but the awning outside of the building has the address 757. See more
[Jerry is in a confessional booth
Tell me your sins, my son.
Well, I should tell you that I'm Jewish.
That's no sin.
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 Louie: Late Show: Part 2