TV Series | TV-PG | | Comedy
The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York City stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York City friends.
Steve Vinovich, Larry Hankin, and Tony Shalhoub were considered for the role of Kramer. Hankin later played Kramer in the show within the show in season four, episode twenty-three, Seinfeld: The Pilot (1993).
Why does everything have to be so... jokey with you?
Jerry: I'm a comedian.
In episode 2.12, Seinfeld: The Busboy, George (Jason Alexander) complains about eating yet another plate of Pesto. Originally, that particular food was supposed to be Elaine's (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) "sworn enemy."
The series does not have an opening credits sequence. Instead, the lead actor credits play out over a scene. Now commonplace in sitcoms and drama series, this was considered a novelty in 1990 and sparked a debate over the future of opening credits in TV series.