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The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York City stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York City friends.
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Complete series cast summary:
...  Jerry Seinfeld 173 episodes, 1989-1998
...  Kramer / ... 173 episodes, 1989-1998
...  George Costanza / ... 173 episodes, 1989-1998
...  Elaine Benes 172 episodes, 1990-1998
Ruth Cohen ...  Ruthie Cohen / ... 101 episodes, 1992-1998
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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, to which we can all relate (especially if we live in New York City). 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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5 July 1989 (USA)  »

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Good News, Bad News  »

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Bill Erwin who played Sid in episodes 4.18 Seinfeld: The Old Man (1993) & 4.23 Seinfeld: The Pilot (1993), played a character named Kramer in a The Twilight Zone (1959) episode, The Twilight Zone: Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up? (1961). Donald Bishop, who played (Dr Allenwood in episode 4.19, Seinfeld: The Implant (1993), played a character named Kramer in a Baretta (1975) episode, Baretta: The Sky Is Falling (1977). See more »

Goofs

The exterior of Monk's Cafe does not match the interior of Monk's cafe: the number & type of windows is different, the layout of the entrance is architecturally different. See more »

Quotes

[Kramer is modeling for a bachelor auction]
Elaine: Okay, our next bachelor is Cosmo Kramer. He's... a high school graduate.
Cosmo Kramer: Equivalency.
Elaine: Equivalency. High school equivalency program graduate. He's, uh... I don't know, six foot three, one hundred ninety pounds. He likes... fruit, and he just got, um... a haircut.
[Kramer slips off the runway and falls onto a table below]
Elaine: Do I hear... five bucks?
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Crazy Credits

In the season 2 episode "The Apartment", Michael Richards is credited twice in the opening credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Just Shoot Me!: Halloween? Halloween! (2002) See more »

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Seinfeld Theme Song
Written by Jonathan Wolff
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Lennon & McCartney
7 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

The best television show ever. Ever. It's been off for how many years and we still try and get our 1 1/2 hour fix every weeknight. Like those famous Beatles, the combination of Larry David (too outrageous) and Seinfeld (too pedestrian) was so much greater than the sum of the parts. Classic ensemble work by Jerry, Alexander, Richards and Louis-Dreyfus. Richards and Louis-Dreyfus are all-time comic all-stars in their own right. It took them about 1/2 to 1 year to get up to speed and then they're off and running. With David gone the concept showed considerable wear in the final season, where some episodes are a grim caricature of earlier successes (e.g., George's "Twix" episode). The Puddy story lines were the show's one regular miss, particularly so towards the end. But what a run! And completed by a fitting send-off. The only television series I've watched regularly in the last 25 years. The DVD collections are highly recommended and include loads of fun commentary from the stars. 10 out of 10.


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