Seinfeld: Season 9, Episode 22

The Finale (14 May 1998)

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After George and Jerry land a production deal with NBC, the four head out for Paris on NBC's private plane and are waylaid in a small Massachusetts town.

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Five years after he and George made their original pitch, Jerry gets a call from NBC saying they want to go ahead with the original proposal. As a perk, they offer him the company jet to take him anywhere he likes and he, Elaine, George and Kramer are soon winging their way to Paris. They don't get very far when the plane has to make an emergency landing - thanks to Kramer's water-logged ear - and soon find themselves with a few hours to kill in a small town. When they see a fat man being car-jacked, they make fun of it but are soon arrested under a new Good Samaritan law for failing to help him. Written by garykmcd

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According to the "Notes about Nothing" feature in the season 9 DVD release, Kramer enters Jerry's apartment 389 times over the course of the series. See more »

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When the prosecutors are preparing to try the group for breaking the Good Samaritan Law, the D.A. says that the main issue in the trial will be "character". Under the rules of evidence in criminal law, it is expressly forbidden for a prosecutor to initiate an attack on the defendant's character unless the defendant first attempts to offer evidence of good character. See more »

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[Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer have been sentenced to one year in prison]
Elaine Benes: [notices Puddy leaving] Puddy! Don't wait for me!
David Puddy: [looking indifferent] All right.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Jerry Seinfeld/David Bowie (1999) See more »

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Seinfeld: The Finale: Part 1
16 May 2006 | by (St. Albert, AB - Canada) – See all my reviews

I think it's hard to judge the last episode because everyone was expecting something else, but when you really think about it - this was the only way they could end the series. There are hints and flavors from past episodes, and everybody made an effort to show us that goofiness that we all came to know and love.

This one was not one of my favorites, but thats OK - it makes me enjoy the ones I liked even more.

And who can argue with the idea of bringing back just about every major and minor character, in one form or another, to give the best show ever created, the proper send off?

Oh yeah, and not one drop of sentimentality in the entire episode - you gotta love it!


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