Seinfeld - Season 1 And 2 1990

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All 40 episodes from the first three seasons of the award-winning US comedy series. In the pilot episode, 'Good News, Bad News', a girl who Jerry (Jerry Seinfeld) met on the road comes to stay at his apartment. In 'The Stakeout', Jerry and George (Jason Alexander) stakeout the lobby of the apartment building of a beautiful woman Jerry met at a party. In 'The Robbery', Jerry considers moving after his apartment is burgled. In 'Male Unbonding', Jerry wonders what to do after realising he no longer has anything in common with a tenacious and extremely irritating childhood friend. Jerry and George get some insider information in 'The Stock Tip' - but do they have the mettle it takes to ride the stockmarket's ups and downs? In 'The Ex-Girlfriend', sparks fly between Jerry - and George's ex-girlfriend. In 'The Pony Remark', Jerry's parents come to town for a 50th anniversary party, and Jerry offends the guest of honour by making a comment about children who own ponies. Jerry has a colourful new suit in 'The Jacket'. In 'The Phone Message', George regrets leaving a string of nasty messages on his girlfriend's answering machine. In 'The Apartment', George tests out the 'man with a wedding ring' theory to try to meet more women. In 'The Statue', a statue Jerry finds in a box of things left him by his grandfather causes all kinds of trouble. In 'The Revenge', Jerry plots his revenge on his launderette after $1500 he had stashed in his laundry bag goes missing. In 'The Heart Attack', George ends up in hospital after believing himself to have suffered a heart attack. In 'The Deal', Jerry and Elaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) discuss whether or not they could ever be more than just friends. In 'The Baby Shower, Elaine asks if she can use Jerry's apartment to hold a baby shower for a friend of hers - with whom George once had the worst date of his life. In 'The Chinese Restaurant', Jerry, Elaine and George head out for dinner at a Chinese restaurant and a movie. In 'The Busboy', George inadvertently causes a busboy to be fired and tries to make amends - with disastrous consequences. In 'The Note', Jerry asks his dentist friend to write a note - which later becomes the subject of a fraud investigation. In 'The Truth', George hopes his girlfriend, who works for the IRS, can sort out Jerry's tax worries. In 'The Pen', Elaine regrets going along with Jerry to visit his parents in Florida. In 'The Dog', Jerry ends up looking after a wayward dog for a fellow airline passenger. In 'The Library', Jerry gets in trouble at the library for a book he took out in 1971 and never returned. In 'The Parking Garage', Jerry, George, Elaine and Kramer (Michael Richards) are trying to find their car in a huge multi-storey parking garage. In 'The Café', Jerry makes a suggestion to help a local restaurant drum up a bit more business. In 'The Tape', George is getting excited about a new Chinese cure for baldness. In 'The Nose Job', Kramer tells George's new girlfriend that she has a big nose, and she decides to have a nose job. In 'The Stranded', Jerry and Elaine get stuck at a party when George goes off with an attractive co-worker. In 'The Alternate Side', Jerry's car is stolen, and Kramer gets a line in a Woody Allen film. In 'The Red Dot', Jerry unwittingly causes Elaine's boyfriend to fall off the wagon. In 'The Subway', everyone has their own unusual experience while travelling on the subway. In 'The Pez Dispenser', Jerry makes Elaine laugh during a piano recital by George' girlfriend. In 'The Suicide', Jerry's neighbour attempts suicide - and his girlfriend hits on Jerry when he goes to visit him in hospital. A faulty condom causes problems in 'The Fix-Up'. In 'The Boyfriend (1)', Jerry wants to make a good impression when he meets Keith Hernandez - but Keith is more interested in Elaine. In 'The Boyfriend (2)', Elaine goes off Keith when she realises he is a smoker. In 'The Limo', Jerry and George 'borrow' someone else's limo. In 'The Good Samaritan', Jerry tracks down a hit-and-run driver - and asks her out on a date. In 'The Letter', Jerry finds out that his new girlfriend plagiarised the sentiments she wrote him in a letter. In 'The Parking Space', Jerry's car starts making a strange noise after Elaine borrowed it. Finally, in 'The Keys', Jerry takes his spare key back from Kramer after finding him too invasive.

Starring:
Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Rental Formats:
DVD

Product Details

Discs
  • Seinfeld - Season 1 ages_12_and_over
  • Seinfeld - Season 2 Episodes 1-5 ages_12_and_over
  • Seinfeld - Season 2 Episodes 6-10 ages_12_and_over
  • Seinfeld - Season 2 Episodes 11-13 ages_12_and_over
Runtime 14 hours 39 minutes
Starring Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Richards
Genres Comedy
Studio COLUMBIA TRI-STAR HOME VIDEO
Rental release 1 November 2004
Main languages English

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25 of 26 people found the following review helpful By Philip Bridgehouse on 22 Oct. 2004
Format: DVD
When it first appeared on the scene Seinfeld was something different, 'a comedy about nothing' it was also very funny and light years ahead of other comedy shows. When it finished a few years ago it had only got better.

Centred around Jerry Seinfeld (top stand-up Jerry Seinfeld playing against type)- a stand-up comedian living in New York mulls over the minutiae of the mundane with childhood pal George Kostanza (a short, dum-witted bald man with a chip on his a shoulder), Kramer (the gangly, kooky neighbour who eats Jerry out of house and home) and Elaine (Feisty female & Jerry's Ex who's now part of the gang) in his apartment and the coffee shop. Seinfeld - like most great comedies - also boasts strong background characters such as Jerry's nemesis Newman and particularly both George and Jerry's parents.

The first season shows itself as such, with actors growing into the characters - Jerry in particular as an untrained actor took a season to transfer his on stage persona to the small screen. This is made up for in the quality of the writing and the genius of the plot twists and intricacies. Both the writing and the bizarre plots would be a Seinfeld trademark throughout the following seasons.

This is a genuine treat of a DVD - backed with a smorgasbord of extras (commentaries/out-takes/deleted scenes/Footage of Jerry's stand up material and more) - you must buy this package. Seinfeld is without doubt one of the funniest shows ever. Were it not for The Simpsons there would be no doubt as to the funniest show of the 1990s, that's how good Seinfeld is. And this is the beginning of it all, and its satisfaction guranteed : enjoy.....
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful By Skyline UK on 17 Oct. 2005
Format: DVD
Seinfeld is an acquired taste, but oh boy, once you've acquired the taste you will never lose it I promise you. Don't be put off because you hate run-of-the-mill US comedy shows, with the appalling canned laughter and forced gags; Seinfeld has none of these. The studio audience laughter is real and the gags honed to perfection. Instead you have genuine comedy, in the sharp Jewish vein, scripted by people who really cared and acted by one of the best comedy acting teams ever assembled. The chemistry between them is sublime. Unlike most DVD compilations you will find yourself watching these over and over again. Your addiction will be complete.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Gatekeeper197 on 5 April 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Seinfeld is now considered as America's greatest sitcom, and rightfully so. True, some of the earlier episodes aren't as remembered as the later ones, but these first two seasons still contain several classics.

The standout episode of the first two seasons is 'The Chinese Restaurant' where Jerry, George and Elaine impatiently wait for a table when they go out for a meal, and this entire episode is set in real time. The absence of Kramer while questionable in also understandable after watching the inside look for the episode, but thankfully it doesn't hurt the quality of the episode at all.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By glosmum74 on 28 Dec. 2011
Format: DVD
Should be made compulsory to watch this sitcom - amazing. Hilarious, lovable characters, plots that stretch over several episodes as well as clever and original subplots and catchphrases. LOVE IT. Have all nine seasons on DVD now.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By James C on 4 Oct. 2013
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
So the series is technically long gone and buried. I vaguely remembering watching this when it first came out and didn't quite get it. I understood that it was funny but really didn't get it. Now, later in life, I get it.

So it was with great enjoyment that I cruised through the first 2 seasons. I can now see how this became a major TV series and also how it is literally about nothing. The characters are great and work well as a group. It was nice to watch the 2 seasons back to back as you can see the writers starting to hit their stride in the second season.

The actual transfer... well it is an old TV show and therefore doesn't come across all glossy like the shows do these days (read not in HD). But it's good for an old show.

A good way to kill a Friday night in.
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By DL Productions UK TOP 1000 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on 26 Jan. 2011
Format: DVD
I've been a long time fan of Seinfeld, and wondering why I didn't review this earlier, but I guess with time comes more experience, and you realise this gets better over time.

Jerry has some of the funniest friends, George, a bald stocky man who's always falling into problems; Elaine, who's still good friends with her ex Jerry is funny and enjoys a good time. Kramer, he's crazy neighbour is always up to something and is something of a jammy so and so. He manages to date some fine women, though, sometimes you wonder if he's exaggerating.

Some of the finest episodes on here includes the one where Jerry and Elaine make off-hand remarks about immigrants and ponies to find themselves wondering if they killed a woman; the phone messages George leaves on a woman's answering machine; George pretending he has had a heart attack and my favourite The Deal, where Jerry and Elaine think they can have both a physical relationship as well as be good friends.

This is one of the finest shows of the 90's and is very funny, and is quite clever at the same time. This is what launched Larry David as a writer, and you can clearly see his thumbprint on this. Jerry is both funny and a good lead character, and is well supported by his peers, even the guests are brilliant.

This set is on 4 DVDs and is in 4:3 format, with 2.0 stereo. The extras include deleted scenes, inside looks which were filmed especially for the DVD set and some animations. This is well made too, the menus look fun and follow the best episode on the disk, and is easy to use.

The only let down for me is the long warning messages and studio stuff which gets inbetween the programs and the start of each DVD. Otherwise this is perfect.
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