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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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Airs Sun. Nov. 29, 6:00 AM on TBS





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Top Rated TV #39 | Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 67 wins & 179 nominations. See more awards »



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Complete series cast summary:
 Jerry Seinfeld (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
 Elaine Benes (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
 Kramer / ... (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
 George Costanza (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
Ruth Cohen ...
 Ruthie Cohen / ... (101 episodes, 1992-1998)


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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Jerry Stiller plays George's dad. Ben Stiller (Jerry's real-life son) is married to Christine Taylor, who guest-starred on the show as Jerry Seinfeld's girlfriend. See more »


In some episodes, when exterior shots of the fictional "Monk's Diner" are shown on two sides, you can see the real name, Tom's Restaurant. See more »


George Costanza: Only I could fail at failing.
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In the season 2 episode "The Apartment", Michael Richards is credited twice in the opening credits. See more »


Referenced in Herschel Hopper: New York Rabbit (2000) See more »

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Forever greatness
6 May 2004 | by (Sherwood Forest) – See all my reviews

I was sitting in my apartment tonight watching the end of a sitcom era with the last "friends" episode and it brought me back to 1998 when we all said goodbye to "seinfeld". I won't sit here and debate, which was the better show because, lets face facts they both did a fine job. They are two very successful sitcoms, but other than that they really had an entirely different feel and format.

"Seinfeld" gave us all so many catch phrases and we all continue to enjoy these characters and episodes six years after the show ended. I just love it. I constantly find myself reciting lines from the show with a good friend of mine. This show rocks. It will always be a great show. I will continue to watch this show in reruns over and over. It sure doesn't get old.

I wanted to add some favorite lines or scenes from the show, but there are truly too many. Kramer, Elaine, George, and Jerry just rule and have such a great chemistry. The additional characters throughout the years were cool too. Some of my favorites were Puddy, Peterman, and Frank Castanza. Oh greatness.

So keep Seinfeld alive in your hearts and keeping watching the show about nothing.

Giddie Up!

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