- 9 Seasons
Seinfeld is a half hour situation comedy, which admittedly in the show, is about nothing. Jerry Seinfeld, who began his career as a stand up comic, created this show with Larry David. The show lasted 9 seasons, and was a hit throughout its run. The shows main characters were Jerry Seinfeld playing himself, Elaine Benes played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus, George Costanza played by Jason Alexander, and Cosmo Kramer played by Michael Richards. The plot of each episode was centered around the simple activities in life. Situations like standing in line for the movies, going out to dinner, etc. There were minor characters in the show, and the plots included these characters. There was Newman the mailman, the Soup Nazi, and George Costanza's father played by Jerry Stiller. There were those episodes, who's plot created catch phrases that are now used in American society, such as; "yada, yada, yada". There was a team of more than a dozen writers for the show. The living arrangements with Jerry Seinfeld and Cosmo Kramer was that they lived across the hall from each other. The plot line of every single episode called for Cosmo Kramer to enter Jerry Seinfeld's apartment without knocking. He always came in quickly and slid on the floor for a few inches. Elaine used to be Jerry's girlfriend. Newman the mailman had an edgy relationship with Jerry. Jerry would always address him by his last name in an ominous manner. Seinfeld has been in syndication since the end of its broadcast run on the NBC network.