Seinfeld (1989–1998)
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The Finale 

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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Last show of the series. See more »

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While Jerry, George, Elaine, and Kramer are witnessing the robbery of the Massachusettian, the reflection of the police officer is visible in the store window just over Kramer's left shoulder. The officer is waiting for his cue to join the scene but has inadvertently already made his appearance; had his visibility been intentional, he too would have been guilty of breaking the Good Samaritan Law because he was idly watching the robbery. See more »

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Lippman: [Deleted scene] So based on Ms. Benes' recommendation, Mr. Costanza came to work with me.
D.A. Hoyt: And then what happened?
[Cuts to flashback, then to present day]
D.A. Hoyt: Now, let's add sexual harassment to the laundry list.
Jackie Chiles: Harassment? The only person being harassed is my client! Since when is it illegal to have sexual intercourse with a maintenance worker?
Judge Arthur Vandelay: Sit down, Mr. Chiles! Next time, I'll charge you with contempt.
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Just Shorts (2009) See more »

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Seinfeld Theme Song
Written by Jonathan Wolff
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Brilliant way to end the greatest show ever
21 March 2015 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I should mention first that I was very nervous to see this episode, not because I was afraid of my favorite show coming to an end, but because everyone I've spoken to says "The Finale" is awful. I couldn't disagree more. This episode brought back just about every minor (and major) character from all the seasons, and the fact that you just remember exactly who each character is proves how great this show really was. Every time a new character appears, you know immediately who they are and what they're there for, which is really magical. I understand the ending wasn't "good" for the main characters, but that doesn't really matter, at least for me. What I found brilliant about this episode, considering the fact that it was the final episode, was that it seemed to seal off the show really well. What I mean by that is that in most TV series, you're often sad when a show is finished, you find yourself desperate for more, and that leaves a bad feeling associated with the show. This finale, however, didn't leave that bad feeling at all, in a really weird way it removed that desperate feeling of wanting more, it actually left me satisfied with the show being over! Some people criticized this episode because the main characters didn't get much attention. Fair enough, but the returning of the minor characters brought back so many memories from past episodes, which I thought was a decent trade off. However, maybe a little more focus on the main characters would have been nice. All in all, this episode was great. Don't be afraid to watch it like me, I think this was a much-needed episode for Seinfeld fans, and a fantastic way to end a fantastic show.


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