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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31 May 1990 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Although Jerry's cousin Jeffrey is mentioned several times throughout the series (always by Uncle Leo), he never actually appears on the show (although he does appear in a deleted scene on the DVDs). See more »

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The interior and exterior of the diner don't match. See more »

Quotes

Cosmo Kramer: I go to his birthday party, and just before he blew out his candles, he gives me this look.
Jerry: Crook eye?
George Costanza: Stink eye?
Cosmo Kramer: EVIL eye.
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Crazy Credits

In the season 2 episode "The Apartment", Michael Richards is credited twice in the opening credits. See more »

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Referenced in Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.61 (2008) See more »

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Best Written Sitcom Ever
21 April 2008 | by (Queens, New York) – See all my reviews

I hate saying something is the best ever. Still how could you go wrong with Seinfeld. Just hilarious characters and setups everywhere.

For everyone who has seen this show, what other show or even movie deliver so many open ended endings that still felt like a perfecting closing. That right there is great writing.

The characters are another great example of great writing. To think of people like Jerry, George, Elaine and Kramer. These characters were developed so greatly that the ideas for episodes were endless. Also the guest stars did a great job in their appearances just sliding right in.

The plots of the episodes were not that great from the outlook. If you actually watch the episodes though the most basic daily problem could be made into a very enjoyable episode.

This can only be done with great, superb writing. If you have seen this show watch it.


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