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Seinfeld 101 How Many Seasons How Many Episodes And More


Seinfeld is one of the most celebrated shows of all time. So many of its plots, quotes and moments are a part of the pop culture lexicon. The sitcom has been around for close to 40 years now. There are many facts that the casual fan may have questions about. Learn more about the classic show below.

Where can you watch Seinfeld?

Seinfeld is currently streaming on Netflix. Netflix reportedly paid more than $500 Million for the rights to stream the show. The comedy originally aired weekly on NBC.

When did the show debut?

Seinfeld debuted in 1989. It was originally called The Seinfeld Chronicles. It ran from 1989-1998.

Why Is It Called “A Show About Nothing?”

Seinfeld, the show, was much like Jerry Seinfeld, the comedian, it centered on the mundane. Jerry played a comic on the show appropriately named, Jerry Seinfeld. Jerry, along with his friends Elaine, George, and Kramer, would get into everyday adventures that were not usually the focus of TV shows. There are episodes of Seinfeld that focus on waiting for a table at a restaurant, not being able to find your car at a mall parking lot and the difficulties of dating. The stakes, especially in the early seasons of Seinfeld, were small. “The Show About Nothing” concept took a while to click with audiences. But when it clicked, it clicked in a massive way.

Who Starred In Seinfeld?

The show starred Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander as George, Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Elaine, and Michael Richards as Kramer.

Who Created Seinfeld?

Seinfeld created the show with Larry David. David would later go on to create Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Real Life Events Inspired The Show

Much of the show, from the characters and plot, were inspired by things that really happened to Seinfeld, David, and other members of the crew.


- Adam C. Better