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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 (173 episodes, 1989-1998)
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 Kramer / ... (173 episodes, 1989-1998)
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 George Costanza / ... (173 episodes, 1989-1998)
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 Elaine Benes (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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5 July 1989 (USA)  »

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Elaine is loosely based on Carol Leifer, a friend of Jerry Seinfeld's whom he also used to date. She is also based on model Susan McNabb, who was Seinfeld's long-time girlfriend, and Monica Yates, whom Larry David dated. See more »

Goofs

Jerry's apartment number changes in the beginning of the series a few times before becoming 5A permanently. See more »

Quotes

George Costanza: Don't get worked up, because you're going to know the whole story the minute she walks off the plane.
Jerry: Really, how?
George Costanza: Because it's all in the greeting. If she puts the bags down before she greets you, that's a good sign.
Jerry: Right.
George Costanza: Anything in the lip area is good.
Jerry: Lip area, yeah.
George Costanza: A hug, definitely good.
Jerry: Hug is good. Although what if its one of those hugs, where the shoulders are touching, and the hips are 8 feet apart.
George Costanza: Those are brutal.
Jerry: You know how they do that.
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Crazy Credits

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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Seinfeld Theme Song
Written by Jonathan Wolff
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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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