Peterman Reality Tour": a bunch of half-formed ideas crammed into an episode where the only notable element is George finally — finally — getting fired from the Yankees. It’s also notable as the first episode where George explicitly acknowledges his homophobia: "You're a little homophobic, aren't you? The dynamic between George and perpetual nemesis Lloyd Braun is always a treat, but other episodes explore it better than "The Gum," which largely and improbably focuses on Elaine accidentally exposing herself multiple times due to a faulty button. Kramer's first get-rich-quick scheme — a make-your-own-pizza restaurant — is the highlight of this otherwise-inconsequential early episode. Proof that, even in Seinfeld's universe, there's such a thing as too dark. That flawed premise led to 22 minutes with little more than frictionless dialogue. Jerry's weekend away with new flame Vanessa ends up being a sedate affair for him, Vanessa, and the viewers at home. It was tempting to call Seinfeld's first episode its worst: The pacing is molasses-slow, the dialogue is stiff, and the singular focus on Jerry's romantic life doesn't prove very interesting. Kramer's negligence — which leads to Jerry's apartment getting robbed — has implications for later seasons, but the gang's real-estate squabbling drags down the episode’s momentum and doesn't make for much of a plot. If only the rest of the episode delivered on this visual punch. " Elaine asks, to which he replies, "Is it that obvious? There was some decent physical comedy between Jerry and the offscreen canine Farfel, though. Meanwhile, George’s success in the stock market serves as a reminder that it's more enjoyable to see him lose than win. But the first-ever scene between Jerry and Kramer in the former's apartment is compelling enough to see why NBC brass decided to take a chance on the show. It is noted in some episodes that he can even beat a lie-detector test.When Jerry tells Elaine about his plan of beating a lie detector instead of somehow avoiding it, she replies, "Who do you think you are, Costanza? To celebrate this momentous occasion, we have put together an exhaustive ranking of all those episodes.Simply put: for the “show about nothing,” we’ve examined everything. Ordering was completed through personal preference—years of voraciously consuming a sitcom about a quartet of comical misanthropes, unified by their distaste for everything and everyone, even themselves.161) “The Ex-Girlfriend” (Season 2, Episode 1): Jerry falls head over heels for George’s ex-girl, and George could care less.Like Kramer, he would often concoct elaborate plots to weasel out of relational, financial, or legal obligations, always with unexpected and negative consequences.George's lying, however, is often seen as a gift in the eyes of himself and his friends.
Some women were dumped for other women, others are put off by his friends or his friends didn’t like them, and some simply just didn’t work.
However, it’s a mostly unfunny affair, and Jerry’s dog sitting bit falls flat.
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Seinfeld has long been regarded as one of the greatest American sitcoms of all time.
It follows the story of Jerry Seinfeld, a fictionalized version of the creator, and often said to be a “show about nothing.” The show is often set in Jerry’s Manhattan apartment, with regular visitors such as his neighbor across the hall (Cosmo Kramer, played by Michael Richards) and best friend George Costanza, played by Jason Alexander.