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.
Lee Garlington was originally supposed to be a member of the cast, as Claire, the coffee shop waitress who gave Jerry (Jerry Seinfeld) and George (Jason Alexander) friendly advice. She appeared in the pilot episode, Seinfeld: Good News, Bad News (1989). But when the show was picked up, her character was dropped. According to Jason Alexander,... ...
You know, I don't get it. Since when are you not allowed to ask a Chinese man where a Chinese restaurant is? I mean, aren't we getting a little too sensitive here? If someone asks me, "which direction is Israel," I don't go flying off the handle.
Jerry's apartment building looks to have earthquake retrofitting on the exterior (several square steel plates which are anchors for cables) Actually, that is what it is. When I first saw it, our company was bidding in earnest around the time after the Whittier quake and that is what the finished product looked like. Native to Los Angeles and California only.
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 In syndication his guest appearance has been replaced by new footage featuring who played George's father in the later episodes.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.
Seinfeld Theme Song
Written by Jonathan Wolff