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.
Disc one of the box set contains a couple of errors in the Notes About Seinfeld feature. In episode 1.1 Seinfeld: The Stakeout (1990), it is noted that John Mellencamp dropped the "Cougar" from his name in the mid-1980s. This is false - he drop it until 1981 to coincide with the release of his album "Whenever We Wanted." For episode 1.3 Seinfeld: Male Unbonding (1990), Andy Kaufman's surname is twice misspelled with two "f"s instead of one.
Oh, see? that's why I don't have cable in my house. Because of that naked station. If I had that in my house, I would never turn it off. I wouldn't sleep, I wouldn't eat. Eventually, firemen would have to break through the door, they'd find me ...
In common with many other sitcoms, details of characters' back-histories change through the life of the series. We don't count these inconsistencies as goofs in long-running shows.
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.
In the episode, "Bookstore, The" (ep. #9.17), J. Peterman describes provides several euphemisms for the drug opium when he's describing Elaine's boyfriend's addiction. In the original airing, he referred to it as "smack...white palace...the Chinaman's nightcap". In all syndicated airings, the last part of that line was omitted, obviously because of its racial insensitivity.
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