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"Seinfeld" (1989) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1989-1998

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Seinfeld: Season 9: Episode 14 -- As Kramer hides the keys for his new strongbox in Jerry's apartment, George and Elaine each look for ways out of their respective romantic relationships.
Seinfeld: Season 9: Episode 7 -- While Jerry dates a dermatologist to help George deceive a new employer, Kramer is obsessed with a new meat slicer.
Seinfeld: Season 8: Episode 10 -- George squares off against a shipwreck survivor over a new apartment; Jerry attempts to help Newman get a much sought-after transfer to Hawaii.
Seinfeld: Season 8: Episode 7 -- Jerry's fame in Japan endears Kramer to a group of tourists and inspires George to revive their TV pilot.
Seinfeld: Season 8: Episode 6 -- Elaine's promotion of a mail room clerk sparks a mutiny; Jerry discovers his girlfriend's mentor is dating Bania; Kramer brings Frank out of retirement to cook.

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Writers:
Jerry Seinfeld (created by)
Larry David (created by)
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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9
Release Date:
31 May 1990 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York friends. Full summary »
Awards:
Won 3 Golden Globes. Another 66 wins & 179 nominations See more »
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Seinfeld, a cultural landmark? See more (353 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 237)

Jerry Seinfeld ... Jerry Seinfeld (172 episodes, 1990-1998)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus ... Elaine Benes (172 episodes, 1990-1998)

Michael Richards ... Kramer / ... (172 episodes, 1990-1998)

Jason Alexander ... George Costanza (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
Ruth Cohen ... Ruthie Cohen / ... (101 episodes, 1992-1998)
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Series Directed by
Andy Ackerman (87 episodes, 1994-1998)
Tom Cherones (81 episodes, 1990-1998)
David Steinberg (4 episodes, 1991-1998)
D. Owen Trainor (4 episodes, 1994-1998)
Joshua White (3 episodes, 1991-1998)
Jason Alexander (3 episodes, 1992-1998)
 
Series Writing credits
Larry David (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
Jerry Seinfeld (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
Peter Mehlman (40 episodes, 1991-1998)
Carol Leifer (40 episodes, 1993-1996)
Alec Berg (33 episodes, 1994-1998)
Jeff Schaffer (33 episodes, 1994-1998)
Andy Robin (31 episodes, 1993-1998)
Gregg Kavet (29 episodes, 1995-1998)
David Mandel (29 episodes, 1995-1998)
Larry Charles (28 episodes, 1991-1994)
Steve Koren (26 episodes, 1996-1998)
Jennifer Crittenden (25 episodes, 1996-1998)
Dan O'Keefe (23 episodes, 1997-1998)
Tom Gammill (13 episodes, 1993-1996)
Max Pross (13 episodes, 1993-1996)
Spike Feresten (9 episodes, 1995-1998)
Matt Goldman (5 episodes, 1990-1991)
Marjorie Gross (4 episodes, 1994-1996)
Darin Henry (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Bill Masters (3 episodes, 1991-1994)
Tom Leopold (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Elaine Pope (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
Marc Jaffe (3 episodes, 1992-1998)
Bruce Kirschbaum (3 episodes, 1993-1995)
Bruce Eric Kaplan (3 episodes, 1997-1998)
Bob Shaw (2 episodes, 1991-1994)
Larry Levin (2 episodes, 1992)
Ron Hauge (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
Sam Henry Kass (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
Charlie Rubin (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
Fred Stoller (2 episodes, 1994-1995)
Steve O'Donnell (2 episodes, 1996-1997)

Series Produced by
Tim Kaiser .... coordinating producer / producer / ... (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
George Shapiro .... executive producer (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
Howard West .... executive producer (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
Jerry Seinfeld .... producer / executive producer (168 episodes, 1991-1998)
Suzy Mamann-Greenberg .... producer / associate producer (153 episodes, 1991-1998)
Nancy Sprow .... associate producer / coordinating producer (153 episodes, 1991-1998)
Larry David .... executive producer / producer (129 episodes, 1990-1998)
Peter Mehlman .... co-executive producer / producer / ... (104 episodes, 1993-1998)
Tom Gammill .... supervising producer / consulting producer / ... (88 episodes, 1993-1997)
Max Pross .... supervising producer / consulting producer / ... (88 episodes, 1993-1997)
Tom Cherones .... supervising producer / producer (83 episodes, 1990-1994)
Joan Van Horn .... line producer (72 episodes, 1991-1994)
Larry Charles .... supervising producer / producer (66 episodes, 1991-1994)
Andrew Scheinman .... executive producer (58 episodes, 1991-1993)
Andy Ackerman .... producer (44 episodes, 1996-1998)
Alec Berg .... executive producer / supervising producer (44 episodes, 1996-1998)
Rick Corcoran .... associate producer (44 episodes, 1996-1998)
Spike Feresten .... co-producer / supervising producer (44 episodes, 1996-1998)
Gregg Kavet .... co-executive producer / supervising producer (44 episodes, 1996-1998)
David Mandel .... supervising producer / co-producer / ... (44 episodes, 1996-1998)
Andy Robin .... co-executive producer / supervising producer (44 episodes, 1996-1998)
Jeff Schaffer .... executive producer / supervising producer (44 episodes, 1996-1998)
Morgan Sackett .... associate producer (38 episodes, 1994-1996)
Elaine Pope .... co-producer (22 episodes, 1991-1992)
Marjorie Gross .... producer (22 episodes, 1995-1996)
Carol Leifer .... co-producer (22 episodes, 1995-1996)
Jennifer Crittenden .... co-producer (22 episodes, 1997-1998)
Steve Koren .... co-producer (22 episodes, 1997-1998)
Fred Barron .... executive producer (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Original Music by
Jonathan Wolff (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
 
Series Cinematography by
Wayne Kennan (138 episodes, 1992-1998)
Charles W. Short (23 episodes, 1991-1992)
Jerry D. Good (7 episodes, 1991)
Robert Berry (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Film Editing by
Janet Ashikaga (111 episodes, 1991-1996)
Skip Collector (43 episodes, 1996-1998)
Bill Lowe (13 episodes, 1991)
Robert Souders (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Casting by
Marc Hirschfeld (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
Brian Myers (156 episodes, 1991-1998)
 
Series Production Design by
Thomas Azzari (168 episodes, 1991-1998)
David Sackeroff (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Mel Cooper (74 episodes, 1993-1996)
Bruce Kay (50 episodes, 1991-1993)
Diane Yates (44 episodes, 1996-1998)
Tom Talbert (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Costume Design by
Charmaine Nash Simmons (79 episodes, 1994-1998)
Llandys Williams (13 episodes, 1991)
Jane Ruhm (4 episodes, 1990)
Marie H. Burk (2 episodes, 1991)
 
Series Makeup Department
Robin LaVigne .... makeup artist (102 episodes, 1991-1995)
Judy Crown .... hair stylist (102 episodes, 1993-1998)
Patricia Messina .... makeup artist / key makeup artist (88 episodes, 1994-1998)
Shirley Beck .... hair stylist (34 episodes, 1991-1993)
Billy Laughridge .... hair stylist (21 episodes, 1991)
Audrey Levy .... hair stylist (8 episodes, 1993)
Frankie Bergman .... hair stylist (4 episodes, 1990)
Lona Jeffers .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1990)
Virginia Grobeson .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
 
Series Production Management
Jeffrey Stott .... executive in charge of production / unit production manager (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
Joan Van Horn .... unit production manager (79 episodes, 1991-1994)
Randy Carter .... unit production manager (44 episodes, 1996-1998)
Kim C. Friese .... unit production manager (4 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Randy Carter .... first assistant director (89 episodes, 1994-1998)
Joan Van Horn .... first assistant director (77 episodes, 1991-1994)
Jason Saville .... second assistant director (76 episodes, 1991-1994)
James Lansbury .... second assistant director (45 episodes, 1994-1996)
Cherie Hankal .... second assistant director (44 episodes, 1996-1998)
Kim C. Friese .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 1990)
Lorraine Raglin .... second assistant director (4 episodes, 1990)
David Spitzer .... second assistant director (3 episodes, 1992)
Jo Anne Singer .... first assistant director (2 episodes, 1992)
 
Series Art Department
Stan Ascough .... property master (172 episodes, 1990-1998)
Suzanne Feller-Otto .... set designer (111 episodes, 1991-1996)
Jerry T. Tirado .... leadman (68 episodes, 1995-1998)
Andrew Allen-King .... assistant property master (31 episodes, 1997-1998)
Victor Wayne Harris .... assistant property master (29 episodes, 1992-1996)
John Ballowe .... prop maker (22 episodes, 1996-1997)
Colin De Rouin .... set designer (22 episodes, 1996-1997)
Martha Johnston .... set designer (22 episodes, 1997-1998)
Mike Casebolt .... construction / construction coordinator (18 episodes, 1997-1998)
Dennis Riewerts .... draper (17 episodes, 1992-1993)
Mark Papson .... assistant property master (12 episodes, 1996-1997)
Tim Savatgy .... swing (5 episodes, 1997-1998)
Jeff Tirado .... swing (5 episodes, 1997-1998)
Greg Gneier .... set designer (4 episodes, 1990)
Robert Cervi .... swing (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Holly Foster .... art department (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Nicole Wales .... art department (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Lesley Robins .... set assistant (3 episodes, 1997-1998)
Ted Barti .... construction (2 episodes, 1997)
Randi Horn .... construction (2 episodes, 1997)
 
Series Sound Department
Dennis Kirkpatrick .... boom operator (166 episodes, 1991-1998)
Charlie McDaniel .... post-production sound mixer / sound re-recording mixer (132 episodes, 1992-1998)
Craig Porter .... post-production sound mixer / sound re-recording mixer (114 episodes, 1992-1998)
Pete San Filipo Sr. .... sound mixer / production sound mixer (110 episodes, 1991-1996)
Norman Webster .... sound mixer / production sound mixer (58 episodes, 1991-1998)
Larry Ellena .... sound recordist (22 episodes, 1991-1996)
Kathy Oldham .... sound re-recording mixer (21 episodes, 1996-1998)
Rick Himot .... post-production sound (4 episodes, 1990)
Elza Camacho .... boom operator (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Joe Mayo .... utility (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Michael Wright .... sound recordist (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Ross Davis .... post-production sound (3 episodes, 1990)
Steve Kibbons .... production sound mixer (3 episodes, 1990)
Tamara Johnson .... sound re-recording mixer / post-production sound mixer (3 episodes, 1991-1992)
John Bickelhaupt .... post-production sound (2 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Scott Milne .... visual effects (42 episodes, 1996-1998)
 
Series Stunts
Frank Khoury .... utility stunts (2 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Pete G. Papanickolas .... key grip (168 episodes, 1991-1998)
Herb Roberts .... camera operator (155 episodes, 1991-1998)
Charles R. Young .... camera operator (153 episodes, 1991-1998)
Ed Nielsen .... camera operator (133 episodes, 1992-1998)
Jim Marcos .... gaffer (116 episodes, 1992-1997)
Jeff Miller .... camera operator (110 episodes, 1993-1998)
George La Fountaine Jr. .... first assistant camera (88 episodes, 1992-1996)
Dave Richardson .... best boy grip (70 episodes, 1994-1998)
Bill Ford .... best boy electric / gaffer (66 episodes, 1995-1998)
John Oteri .... camera operator (61 episodes, 1990-1993)
Robert G. Lestak .... grip (43 episodes, 1996-1998)
Doug Mathias .... gaffer (35 episodes, 1991-1992)
Georgia Packard .... camera operator (18 episodes, 1996-1998)
Terry Harkin .... camera operator (17 episodes, 1990-1991)
Paul F. Petzoldt .... gaffer (14 episodes, 1997-1998)
Thomas Laughridge .... camera operator (13 episodes, 1991)
Joshua Jenkins .... best boy electric (8 episodes, 1998)
Ron Miller .... gaffer (4 episodes, 1990)
Harold Rabuse .... key grip (4 episodes, 1990)
D. Owen Trainor .... camera operator (4 episodes, 1990)
John Goldasich .... best boy electrician (4 episodes, 1995)
Bob Apger .... second assistant camera (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Bob Barber .... first assistant camera (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Peter Berkson .... first assistant camera (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Andre Costa .... dolly grip (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Alec Elizondo .... first assistant camera (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Buzz Jochheim .... dolly grip (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Fred R. Jochheim .... dolly grip (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Scott McInteer .... video assist (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Scott Ostermann .... loader (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Tim Wawrzeniak .... first assistant camera (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
JoAnn Gardner .... second unit (3 episodes, 1997-1998)
Donald A. Morgan .... dimmer (3 episodes, 1997-1998)
Mike Ryan .... dolly grip (3 episodes, 1997-1998)
Gene Jackson .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1991-1992)
David Tolsky .... assistant camera (2 episodes, 1997-1998)
 
Series Casting Department
Eryn A. Wright .... casting assistant (3 episodes, 1997-1998)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Stephanie Kennedy .... key costumer (55 episodes, 1994-1997)
Charmaine Nash Simmons .... costume supervisor (52 episodes, 1992-1994)
Melissa Antablin .... set costumer / key costumer (24 episodes, 1991-1993)
Marie H. Burk .... costume supervisor (20 episodes, 1991-1992)
Amy Elise Roberts .... key costumer (18 episodes, 1997-1998)
Emily Wyss .... costumer (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Mary Ellen Bosché .... costumer (3 episodes, 1997-1998)
 
Series Editorial Department
Tom Sartori .... colorist (166 episodes, 1990-1998)
David J. Downing .... on-line editor (83 episodes, 1991-1995)
Michael Kaidbey .... on-line editor (61 episodes, 1995-1998)
David Rogers .... assistant editor (43 episodes, 1996-1998)
Morgan Sackett .... post-production coordinator (23 episodes, 1992-1993)
Rick Corcoran .... post-production coordinator (22 episodes, 1995-1996)
Eric Lea .... assistant editor (21 episodes, 1995-1996)
Dan Jones .... on-line editor (5 episodes, 1996-1997)
George Sledge .... post-production coordinator (4 episodes, 1994)
 
Series Music Department
Jack Diamond .... music editor (2 episodes, 1993-1998)
 
Series Transportation Department
Dave Pierce .... transportation / transportation coordinator (66 episodes, 1995-1998)
Frank Khoury .... transportation coordinator (21 episodes, 1992-1993)
 
Series Other crew
Carol Brown .... assistant: producers / assistant: Mr. Seinfeld / ... (168 episodes, 1991-1998)
Karen Wilkie .... assistant: writers / production coordinator / ... (146 episodes, 1991-1997)
D. Owen Trainor .... technical coordinator (132 episodes, 1991-1997)
Eugene Lew .... production accountant / assistant auditor / ... (111 episodes, 1991-1996)
Jeffrey Yerkes .... assistant: writers / production staff / ... (111 episodes, 1991-1996)
Vicki Sirotta .... assistant production accountant / accountant / ... (89 episodes, 1994-1998)
Brady Thomas .... production assistant / production coordinator / ... (67 episodes, 1992-1995)
Jeff Bye .... production assistant / assistant production coordinator / ... (67 episodes, 1993-1997)
Christine Nyhart .... script supervisor (66 episodes, 1995-1998)
George Doty IV .... script coordinator / assistant: writers (53 episodes, 1996-1998)
Darin Henry .... assistant: writers / production staff / ... (51 episodes, 1993-1998)
Jeffrey Krul .... assistant production coordinator / production coordinator / ... (51 episodes, 1996-1998)
Coby Turner .... script supervisor (48 episodes, 1990-1995)
Larry Charles .... executive story editor (45 episodes, 1991-1993)
Bruce Kirschbaum .... creative consultant (44 episodes, 1993-1995)
Jennifer Eolin .... assistant: writers (44 episodes, 1996-1998)
Matt Liston .... production assistant / on-set assistant / ... (44 episodes, 1996-1998)
Hilary Wagner .... assistant accountant / assistant production accountant (44 episodes, 1996-1998)
Suzy Mamann-Greenberg .... production accountant / production auditor (39 episodes, 1990-1992)
Liz Alexanian .... production associate / assistant: producer (39 episodes, 1996-1998)
Trish Kinney .... script supervisor (35 episodes, 1991-1992)
John Witmer .... technical coordinator (33 episodes, 1994-1998)
Peter Mehlman .... story editor / program consultant (27 episodes, 1991-1993)
Frank Sackett .... production assistant (27 episodes, 1997-1998)
Matt Goldman .... story editor / program consultant (25 episodes, 1990-1992)
Alec Berg .... program consultant / executive story editor (24 episodes, 1994-1996)
Jeff Schaffer .... program consultant / executive story editor (24 episodes, 1994-1996)
Tom Leopold .... story editor (23 episodes, 1991-1992)
Jon Hayman .... program consultant (23 episodes, 1992-1993)
Bill Masters .... program consultant (23 episodes, 1992-1993)
Bob Shaw .... program consultant (23 episodes, 1992-1993)
Steve Skrovan .... program consultant (23 episodes, 1992-1993)
Marjorie Gross .... creative consultant (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
Sam Henry Kass .... executive consultant (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
Fred Stoller .... program consultant (23 episodes, 1994-1995)
David Blasucci .... production assistant (22 episodes, 1991-1992)
Morgan Sackett .... production assistant (22 episodes, 1991-1992)
Nancy Sprow .... production coordinator (22 episodes, 1991-1992)
Janet Kagan .... script supervisor (22 episodes, 1992-1993)
Andy Robin .... program consultant / executive story editor (22 episodes, 1993-1996)
Sterling Davis .... production assistant (22 episodes, 1995-1996)
Spike Feresten .... program consultant (22 episodes, 1995-1996)
Steve O'Donnell .... creative consultant (22 episodes, 1995-1996)
Eric Felder .... production assistant (22 episodes, 1996-1997)
Jed Elinoff .... production assistant (22 episodes, 1997-1998)
Ron Hauge .... program consultant (21 episodes, 1993-1994)
Charlie Rubin .... program consultant (21 episodes, 1993-1994)
Traci Lashbrook .... production assistant (17 episodes, 1990-1991)
Peter Tolle .... assistant auditor (17 episodes, 1990-1991)
George Sledge .... production staff (17 episodes, 1993-1994)
Andy Cowan .... program consultant (17 episodes, 1994-1995)
Laurie Korins .... production assistant (17 episodes, 1996-1997)
William Nuzzo .... craft service (16 episodes, 1997-1998)
Chris Thomas .... production assistant (15 episodes, 1995-1996)
Shari Feinberg .... production coordinator (13 episodes, 1991)
Cara Gordon .... assistant: writers (13 episodes, 1991)
Bruce Eric Kaplan .... creative consultant (13 episodes, 1997-1998)
'Diamond' Tim Pleshaw .... production assistant/page (12 episodes, 1997)
Kristen Vigrass .... production staff (11 episodes, 1993)
Carol Leifer .... program consultant / story editor / ... (8 episodes, 1993-1995)
Marc Jaffe .... program consultant (7 episodes, 1991)
Matt Selman .... program consultant (5 episodes, 1995)
Pat Hazell .... special consultant (4 episodes, 1990)
Diedre Loving .... assistant: writers (4 episodes, 1990)
Marijane Miller .... production coordinator (4 episodes, 1990)
Barrie Nedler .... assistant: executive producer (4 episodes, 1990)
Jerry Seinfeld .... story supervisor (4 episodes, 1990)
Michelle Robinson .... assistant: writers (4 episodes, 1995)
Norman Brenner .... stand-in (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Judy Kerr .... dialogue coach (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Peggy Lane .... stand-in (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Deck McKenzie .... stand-in (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Jeff Miller .... stand-in (4 episodes, 1997-1998)
Monica Delgado .... accounting clerk (3 episodes, 1997-1998)
Marge Mullen .... technical coordinator (2 episodes, 1990)
 
Series Thanks
John Oteri .... in memory of (1 episode, 1993)
Rick Bolden .... in memory of (1 episode, 1995)
Marjorie Gross .... in memory of (1 episode, 1996)
Victor Wayne Harris .... in memory of (1 episode, 1996)
Brandon Tartikoff .... in memory of (1 episode, 1997)
Lloyd Bridges .... in memory of (1 episode, 1998)
 

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Trivia:
Jason Alexander originally based his portrayal of George on Woody Allen, which is why he wore glasses. When he realized that George was actually based on Larry David, he began basing his performance on David's mannerisms.See more »
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Incorrectly regarded as goofs: In common with many other sitcoms, details of characters' back-histories change through the life of the series. We don't count these inconsistencies as goofs in long-running shows.See more »
Quotes:
George Costanza:They gave me my own personal Rascal, Jerry.
Jerry:Well, it's comforting to know that you'll be going straight to hell at no more than three miles per hour.
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347 out of 384 people found the following review useful.
Seinfeld, a cultural landmark?, 26 December 2004
Author: sdfrsdfr from singapore

I caught a few episodes of Seinfeld over it's final two seasons run on public channel, and made it a point to catch a lot more of Jerry and friends during it's reruns. I found it very amusing on first viewings, but as time wore on, I began to like it more and more, and to eagerly borrow taped episodes from friends, and to hunt for re-runs on syndicated channels.

Of the two comedy TV series in the history of television, I would choose both Seinfeld and Monty Python as the cultural landmarks of the medium. In Seinfeld, there is not a trace of sentimentality and glib moralizing that plagues the American sitcom genre. Characters do not hug each other on Christmas, fall in love, wax on and on about family and friends, there is no faux-cathartic season ender so favoured by the writers of, say, "Friends".

Instead, we have the narcissistic Jerry, constantly mining the minutiae of everyday detail for every bit of situational comedy; we have the hyper-aggressive Elaine, whose strings of breakups with boyfriends are as impressive as her petty neuroses leading up to the breakups themselves; the ultimate schlub-loser George, who lies to every single woman he dates, sells faulty equipment to the handicapped and muscles off women and children when fleeing an apartment fire; and the impossibly inventive physical comedy of the entrepreneur cum schmooze Kramer.

Over and over again, week in and week out, the quartet discuss trivialities with unbridled zeal, as the non-descript narrative pings from one mundane setting to another. Seldom has such wit been generated by such gargantually pointless human endeavours. That is where the brilliance of Seinfeld lies, in the ability to go to the most bizarre ends to fulfill the potential of a less than hopeful comedic premise; and the endless, pointlessly smug and nihilistic banter that almost invariably escalates into some of TV's classic lines, such as when George shouts triumphantly after winning an argument that "there is no bigger loser than me!".

Surely, we won't find something like this again, for many more years to come.

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