What’s the deal? ‘Seinfeld’ marks 30 years since TV debut

What’s the deal? ‘Seinfeld’ marks 30 years since TV debut
'Seinfeld' debuted on July 5, 1989. (Source: Facebook/Seinfeld)

(WWBT) - Shows that debut in the summertime often never make it past a few episodes. “Seinfeld” was almost among those quick cuts on TV after the pilot episode – which debuted on 30 years ago on July 5 – received poor reviews.

NBC saved the “show about nothing” and the foursome of Jerry (Jerry Seinfeld), Elaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus), Kramer (Michael Richards) and George (Jason Alexander) went down in history as one of the top comedy shows of all time, bringing us moments like this …

Subway Musical Chairs

The New York City subway ... like musical chairs for adults.

Posted by Seinfeld on Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Elaine: Lady of the Dance

It can't possibly go worse than this.

Posted by Seinfeld on Wednesday, May 15, 2019
George On Film

Key word is "tasteful."

Posted by Seinfeld on Monday, April 15, 2019

The show ran for nine seasons, coming to a close on May 14, 1998, with what some still say was a disappointing ending.

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