History YMMV / Seinfeld

27th Feb '17 4:10:07 PM abscake
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** In "The Burning", was Krueger invoking ObfuscatingStupidity to George to get back at him for leaving the meetings early? Or did he truly think George was worthy of taking on such a big task by himself? Evidence of the former includes Krueger's IronicEcho of "Thank you George, you've been great. That's it for me." and leaving George to do the project all by himself; evidence of the latter: Hey, he ''is'' Krueger, not the brightest bulb.



** In "The Burning", was Krueger invoking ObfuscatingStupidity to George to get back at him for leaving the meetings early? Or did he truly think George was worthy of taking on such a big task by himself? Evidence of the former includes Krueger's IronicEcho of "Thank you George, you've been great. That's it for me." and leaving George to do the project all by himself; evidence of the latter: Hey, he ''is'' Krueger, not the brightest bulb.
27th Feb '17 4:08:29 PM abscake
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* AmbiguouslyGay: George's neurotic obsessions of social norms (often gender related) and cartoonishly numerous short relationships with women can read like a very repressed gay man.
14th Feb '17 4:38:31 AM Pren
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** Krueger showing how he can spin around in his chair with "no feet." Daniel Von Bargen later lost a leg to diabetes, and attempted suicide when told the other one might have to go too, dying shortly afterward.
5th Feb '17 12:58:36 AM Wooboo
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** In "The Pitch", Kramer pitches to Jerry an idea for a television show about sideshow freaks at a circus, which Jerry refuses because "nobody wants to watch a show about freaks!" Several years later, shows like ''Series/{{Carnivale}}'' and ''Series/AmericanHorrorStoryFreakShow'' show Jerry was wrong.
20th Jan '17 6:16:06 AM Pren
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** In the final episode, George's jealousy of Ted Danson comes up again, only for Jerry to remind him Danson isn't on NBC anymore. Then he returned to the network in ''Series/TheGoodPlace''.
26th Dec '16 1:56:16 AM MysteriousZorua1994
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** Larry David guest-stared in an episode of ''Series/HannahMontana'' alongside his daughters, where one points out who he is and that he created ''Seinfeld''. The two shows are now linked to each other through the [[Series/StElsewhere Tommy Westfall hypothesis]] after ''Series/GirlMeetsWorld'' (the sequel series to ''Series/BoyMeetsWorld'') is added to the Franchise/DisneyChannelLiveActionUniverse.
23rd Nov '16 6:48:42 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: Does Kramer have AspergersSyndrome? Even though he is unemployed and generally bumbles his way through life, he does display signs of intelligence throughout the series, particularly of the GeniusDitz / IdiotSavant variety (many of his business ideas and inventions are pretty clever). Moreover, he doesn't seem to understand the norms of social behavior or even general human behavior; he has no sense of tact (as evidenced by telling a woman she looks pregnant, and another that she should get a nose job), he's physically clumsy, he has odd tics and other repetitive behaviors, and he often doesn't pick up on Jerry's sarcasm. It's a wonder he has friends at all, let alone several girlfriends - but then again, he is the KavorkaMan.

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* AlternateCharacterInterpretation: AlternativeCharacterInterpretation: Does Kramer have AspergersSyndrome? UsefulNotes/AspergersSyndrome? Even though he is unemployed and generally bumbles his way through life, he does display signs of intelligence throughout the series, particularly of the GeniusDitz / IdiotSavant variety (many of his business ideas and inventions are pretty clever). Moreover, he doesn't seem to understand the norms of social behavior or even general human behavior; he has no sense of tact (as evidenced by telling a woman she looks pregnant, and another that she should get a nose job), he's physically clumsy, he has odd tics and other repetitive behaviors, and he often doesn't pick up on Jerry's sarcasm. It's a wonder he has friends at all, let alone several girlfriends - but then again, he is the KavorkaMan.
23rd Nov '16 4:11:33 PM Anicomicgeek
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* DudeNotFunny:
** An intentional case in 'The Butter Shave' where Jerry purposely bombs on stage to make things harder for when Kenny Bania follows him:
--->'''Jerry:''' ''So, what's the deal with cancer?''
--->'''Audience member:''' ''I'' have ''cancer''!
--->'''Kramer:''' ''Ooh, tough crowd.''
** The show got in major hot water with the Puerto Rican community when "The Puerto Rican Day" featured Kramer burning the country's flag, despite it being an accident. The DVD set features interviews of everyone lamenting how the joke was blown out of proportion, and cast such a pall over the show right as it was ending.
** A number of viewers (including Larry David's own mother) had this response when Susan Ross was killed off, feeling they took that joke too far. Years later, after September Eleventh, Jerry asked that the episode be taken out of syndication (it has since returned to airing cycles); not because of the black humor in killing Susan, but because with the anthrax scare going on at the time, dying from licking envelopes had suddenly become a lot less funny (ironically, it was included in the first place because they figured it was the only funny way to kill someone).
** Jerry's stand-up about suicide might have produced more groans of disgust than laughs.
** An in-story example: Jerry, George, and Kramer start jumping for joy when "The murderer struck again!", thereby automatically clearing Kramer's name. They immediately stop when they see a grieving couple walking by.


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* InternetBackdraft:
** An intentional case in 'The Butter Shave' where Jerry purposely bombs on stage to make things harder for when Kenny Bania follows him:
--->'''Jerry:''' ''So, what's the deal with cancer?''
--->'''Audience member:''' ''I'' have ''cancer''!
--->'''Kramer:''' ''Ooh, tough crowd.''
** The show got in major hot water with the Puerto Rican community when "The Puerto Rican Day" featured Kramer burning the country's flag, despite it being an accident. The DVD set features interviews of everyone lamenting how the joke was blown out of proportion, and cast such a pall over the show right as it was ending.
** A number of viewers (including Larry David's own mother) had this response when Susan Ross was killed off, feeling they took that joke too far. Years later, after September Eleventh, Jerry asked that the episode be taken out of syndication (it has since returned to airing cycles); not because of the black humor in killing Susan, but because with the anthrax scare going on at the time, dying from licking envelopes had suddenly become a lot less funny (ironically, it was included in the first place because they figured it was the only funny way to kill someone).
** Jerry's stand-up about suicide might have produced more groans of disgust than laughs.
** An in-story example: Jerry, George, and Kramer start jumping for joy when "The murderer struck again!", thereby automatically clearing Kramer's name. They immediately stop when they see a grieving couple walking by.
17th Nov '16 3:58:44 PM fruitstripegum
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* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: In "The Chinese Woman," Jerry strongly implies that he has impregnated at least one woman in the past. The instance is used almost as a throwaway line and never mentioned again.
** Jerry mentions a sister in "The Chinese Restaurant". Such a character never appeared in any episode, nor was mentioned. It's especially odd in episodes that feature Jerry's parents.



* BigLippedAlligatorMoment: In "The Chinese Woman," Jerry strongly implies that he has impregnated at least one woman in the past. The instance is used almost as a throwaway line and never mentioned again.
** Jerry mentions a sister in "The Chinese Restaurant". Such a character never appeared in any episode, nor was mentioned. It's especially odd in episodes that feature Jerry's parents.
25th Oct '16 7:07:50 AM speedyboris
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** Kramer and Jerry's paranoia that their accountant friend is a cocaine user due to his frequent sniffing is ''more'' hilarious due to the 2016 election, where the same accusation with levied against a sniffing Donald Trump during the debates.

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** Kramer and Jerry's paranoia that their accountant friend is a cocaine user due to his frequent sniffing is ''more'' hilarious due to the 2016 election, where the same accusation with was levied against a sniffing Donald Trump during the debates.
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