Seinfeld: Season 8, Episode 20

The Millennium (1 May 1997)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.3/10 from 543 users  
Reviews: write review

Kramer and Newman compete during the early planning of each of their millenium parties.



(created by), (created by), 3 more credits »
0Check in

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

Best known for his work on "Star Trek," actor and director Leonard Nimoy died on Friday in Los Angeles. Read our full story on his varied career, and view our memorial photo gallery.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 22 titles
created 29 Mar 2013
list image
a list of 1896 titles
created 22 Apr 2013
list image
a list of 22 titles
created 25 Jul 2013
list image
a list of 10000 titles
created 5 months ago
list image
a list of 22 titles
created 5 months ago

Related Items

Search for "The Millennium" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: The Millennium (01 May 1997)

The Millennium (01 May 1997) on IMDb 8.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Seinfeld.
« Previous Episode | 148 of 172 Episodes | Next Episode »


Episode complete credited cast:
Louan Gideon ...
Mrs. Hamilton
Steve Koren ...
Steve Koren


Kramer and Newman begin preliminary planning on elaborate parties for New Year's Eve 1999, but separate over whether or not Jerry should be included. George gets a job offer with the Mets and devises creative ways to get fired from the Yankees. Jerry dates a girl named Valerie who uses her speed dial as a way of measuring relationships. But when Jerry takes over the top spot, Valerie's step mother steps in demanding that her spot be put back in place. Meanwhile, Elaine gets in a feud with the owner of a Mayan clothing store when she's completely ignored. Written by halo1k

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis




See all certifications »




Release Date:

1 May 1997 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

See  »

Did You Know?


It was originally intended to end this episode with showing the coffee shop under water in the year 2000. But that idea was discarded due to time and budget constraints. See more »


Jerry tells Newman that he has set his party "a year too late." Newman cringes. All of the characters know that the celebration is related to the calendar turning from 1999 to 2000, similar to an odometer flipping, and that 12/31/1999 will be THE big night. Newman knows that his party is set for 1999 (it was combined with Kramer's party, which had been established, at the time that Kramer was bringing supplies into Jerry's apartment, as 2.5 years in the future, from the air date of May 1997), thus, there is no reason for Newman to feel bad. He has the right night. Jerry is wrong to imply that the party will be an empty exercise. See more »


Jerry Seinfeld: By the way, Newman, when you booked the hotel, did you remember to book it for the millennium new year?
Newman: As a matter of fact, I did.
Jerry Seinfeld: Well that's funny because as everyone knows that there's no year zero, the millennium doesn't begin until 2001. Which would make your party one year late. And thus, quite lame. Oh!
Newman: Cheap.
See more »


References Patton (1970) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
RIP Lenord Nimoy dvician
So its a nice place to work? millar70
Remember my cousin Rhisa? millar70
The bike and the PC. What are they for? juanvazquez
The stand up bits are just terrible Gards64
George in The Masseuse SonictheMario
Discuss The Millennium (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: