Seinfeld was a syndication network sitcom starring comedian Jerry Seinfeld (who also created the show along with Larry David) in the title role.
It premiered on July 5, 1989 under the title "The Seinfeld Chronicles" and was originally offered to the FOX network, but Syndication picked up the series and it was later renamed "Seinfeld."
After 9 seasons and 180 episodes, "Seinfeld" came to an end on May 14, 1998.
"Seinfeld" is often described as being "a show about nothing" as many of its episodes are about the minutiae of daily life.
Main Cast Edit
- Jerry Seinfeld as himself
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Elaine Benes
- Michael Richards as Cosmo Kramer
- Jason Alexander as George Costanza
Recurring Cast Edit
- Wayne Knight as Newman
- John O'Hurley as J. Peterman
- Estelle Harris as Estelle Costanza
- Jerry Stiller as Frank Costanza
- Liz Sheridan as Helen Seinfeld
- Barney Martin as Morty Seinfeld
- Patrick Warburton as David Puddy
- Len Lesser as Uncle Leo
- Sandy Baron as Jack Klompus
- Richard Fancy as Mr. Lippman
- Bob Balaban as Russell Dalrimple
- Heidi Swedberg as Susan
- Peter Crombie as "Crazy" Joe Davola
- Danny Woodburn as Mickey Abbott
- Ian Abercrombie as Mr. Pitt
- Steve Hytner as Kenny Bania
- Bryan Cranston as Dr. Tim Whatley
- Richard Herd as Wilhelm
- Phil Morris as Jackie Chile
Episode numbers Edit
The series has received awards and nominations in various categories throughout the mid-1990s.
It was awarded the Emmy for "Outstanding Comedy Series" in 1993, Golden Globe Award for "Best TV-Series (Comedy)" in 1994 and Screen Actors Guild Award for "Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series" in 1995, 1997 and 1998.
"Seinfeld" was also nominated for an Emmy award from 1992 to 1998 for "Outstanding Comedy Series", Golden Globe award from 1994 to 1998 for "Best TV-Series (Comedy)", and Screen Actors Guild Award for "Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series" from 1995 to 1998.
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