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Seinfeld: Season 4 [4 Discs] [DVD]

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Overall Customer Rating:
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100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (4 out of 4)

Special Features

  • "The Breakthrough Season," an in-depth behind-the-scenes look at the Emmy-winning season in which Seinfeld leapt from cult favorite to ratings sensation and officially became "a show about nothing"
  • Notes About Nothing: Behind-the-scenes scoop and production notes
  • "Inside Looks": The cast and creators talk about what was happening behind the scenes of certain episodes
  • In the Vault: Season four never-before-seen deleted scenes saved from the cutting room floor
  • Not That There's Anything Wrong With That: Never-before-seen outtakes and bloopers
  • Yada, Yada, Yada: Creator and cast audio commentaries
  • "Master of His Domain": See Jerry Seinfeld in exclusive, never-before-seen standup comedy footage
  • Sponsored by Vandelay Industries: Original NBC promotional ads and trailers
  • Featuring the original (1-2 minutes longer) NBC network versions, not seen since their original broadcast runs
  • And more
  • Closed Captioned

Synopsis

Even though it's supposed to be the "show about nothing," Seinfeld actually provides something of a continuity from one episode to the next throughout its fourth season. Things get started with the two-part "The Trip," in which Jerry (Jerry Seinfeld) and George (Jason Alexander) head to California for the dual purpose of locating Kramer (Michael Richards) -- who has delusions of stardom since his Murphy Brown gig -- and appearing on The Tonight Show. This little escapade segues into a plot strand wherein NBC executive Russell Dalrymple (Bob Balaban in his first series appearance) asks Jerry to develop a sitcom about his life (now who'd watch something like that?). By the time Elaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) returns to New York after a trip to California, however, the sitcom deal is gone -- but not forgotten, as it continues coming back to life for the duration of the season, culminating in the hour-long season finale, "The Pilot." In other classic moments, Jerry and George run afoul of "The Bubble Boy"; Elaine disposes of a certain "Crazy Joe" with a well-aimed spurt of cherry Binaca; the gang makes its first foray to a theater showing the deathless cinematic masterpiece "Rochelle, Rochelle"; and yada yada yada? If for nothing else, season four will always be remembered for two landmark episodes. In "The Outing," a college journalist makes the false assumption that George is gay (all together now -- "not that there's anything wrong with that"). And in "The Contest," the gang places bets as to see who among them is truly "master of their own domain."

Cast & Crew

  • Jerry Seinfeld - Jerry Seinfeld
  • Jason Alexander - George Costanza
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Elaine Benes
  • Michael Richards - Cosmo Kramer
  • Liz Sheridan - Helen Seinfeld

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