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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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Trivia

The character of Rabbi Kirschbaum is named after writer Bruce Kirschbaum and evolved from a sketch on Fridays. Bruce Kirschbaum & Larry David portrayed rabbis who had their own television program called "Live & Be Well." Bruce Mahler, who played Rabbi Kirschbaum in three episodes, also worked on Fridays (1980) along with Michael Richards and writer Larry Charles. See more »

Goofs

The interior space of Jerry's apartment would be impossible given the exterior hallway leading to his apartment's entry door. His kitchen and the exterior hallway occupy the same space. See more »

Quotes

Elaine: Well, you know, I... I have watched Peterman run the company.
Cosmo Kramer: Sure you have.
Elaine: I know how to do it. Pair of pants, a stupid story, a huge markup. I can do that.
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In the season 2 episode "The Apartment", Michael Richards is credited twice in the opening credits. See more »

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Referenced in Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Special Section (2002) See more »

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Seinfeld Theme Song
Written by Jonathan Wolff
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I Absolutely Love It.
25 July 2003 | by See all my reviews

This show was totally unique. Nothing has been done like it before, or since (with the possible exception of the Simpsons, which does mimic some of the "nothing" plots a little). While it was about nothing, it was really about everything--but the little things that no one thinks about, like giving your bank code to your fiancé. I also liked how this show was the last of the "non-fashion" shows.

You always saw Kramer wear the same ridiculous jacket, pants, and shirt. George always had those too-small plaid shirts and even Jerry had the black-and-gray striped shirt we saw him wear in the one where he and George make "The Pact". Even Elaine had many of the same clothes, even after her "make-over". I mean, I LOVE the show Friends but every time the guys have a new turtleneck or sweater, and the girls always have a new dress or a new pair of pants, which is totally unrealistic (for the guys anyway).

This show had consistent humour all the way up to the last season, which is unusual for many shows. I LOVED George styling his hair to look like the bald guy from NYPD Blue, Elaine buying the JuJubes on the way to the hospital, Uncle Leo yelling "STOP THE SHOW" on the PBS special--these were just some of the great moments! This show is the best on televison, and if you haven't seen it, go and watch now!


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