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.
Roger McDowell appeared as himself in episodes 3.17 Seinfeld: The Boyfriend Part 1 (1992) & 3.18, Seinfeld: The Boyfriend Part 2 (1992). Initially the creators wanted Darryl Strawberry to appear but Keith Hernandez, his Mets teammate, didn't think that it was a good idea, considering Strawberry's very public problems at the time. Keith's other friend & teammate, McDowell, got the job instead.
Ugh, I hate people.
Jerry: Yeah, they're the worst.
In episode 2.12, Seinfeld: The Busboy (1991), 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.
George's father was initially played by 'John Randolph' in the episode "The Handicap Spot". In syndication his guest appearance has been replaced by new footage featuring Jerry Stiller who played George's father in the later episodes. The DVD release of this episode featured in the Season 4 box set allows the option to watch either version.
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