It’s hard to really describe the phenomenon that Seinfeld was and still is today. It definitely is at the top of the list for most loved sitcoms and will always be there. Here are 25 fun facts about Seinfeld you may not know.
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Before Julia Louis-Dreyfus was on Seinfeld, she was first a cast member on SNL from 1982-1985. Before that she was performing with The Second City in Chicago, the popular theater troupe. Larry David and Julia met on SNL because Larry was a writer there for a year.
The diner where the group is seen eating most every episode has a name – Monk’s. It modeled after NYC’s Upper West Side cafe Tom’s Restaurant, which is still in operation today
So Many Awards
Seinfeld was nominated for 68 Emmy Awards altogether and won 10. Although, neither Jerry Seinfeld nor Jason Alexander ever won an individual Emmy.
That's A Lot of Moolah
By the end of the series, the show was bringing in about $200 million a year in pure profit for NBC.
This City Would Eat You Alive
Seinfeld couldn’t exist in any other city but New York, but it was mostly shot at the CBS Studio Center in Studio City, CA.