10 Best Episodes of Seinfeld - Season 3

Seinfeld, the iconic '90s sitcom, is a show that needs no introduction. With its witty banter, relatable characters, and hilarious scenarios, it has captured the hearts of audiences for decades. Whether you're a long-time fan or just discovering the series, there are certain episodes that stand out as the best of the best. From Elaine's iconic dance moves to George's outrageous schemes, Seinfeld never fails to deliver the laughs.

From its premiere in 1989 to its final season in 1998, Seinfeld entertained viewers with its unique blend of observational humor and quirky storylines. Created by stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David, the show revolves around a group of friends navigating the ups and downs of life in New York City. While the show's premise is famously described as being about "nothing," its episodes are filled with hilarious and relatable moments.

Whether you're looking to revisit your favorite Seinfeld episodes or discover new ones, you're in luck. All ten seasons of the show are available on NBC, allowing you to binge-watch to your heart's content. So grab some popcorn, settle in, and get ready to laugh along with Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer as they navigate the absurdities of everyday life in the Big Apple.

Written by Sophie and last updated on feb 22, 2024.

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Seinfeld - S3E3

#15 - The Pen (Season 3 - Episode 3)

Elaine regrets accompanying Jerry on a trip to Florida to visit his parents. There are temperature control problems in the condo, a back breaking sofa bed, a slight overdose of muscle relaxants and the disposition of a pen that writes upside down.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 961 votes.

Seinfeld - S3E20

#14 - The Good Samaritan (Season 3 - Episode 20)


Jerry tracks down a hit-and-run driver, then he wants to date her, after dating her he finds out she hit another woman he's always wanted to date. George has an affair with Elaine's friend. Kramer has violent reactions to Mary Hart's voice.

The episode was rated 7.73 from 722 votes.

Seinfeld - S3E7

#13 - The Cafe (Season 3 - Episode 7)

Jerry tries helping the owner of a small restaurant attract customers by giving him a suggestion. George must take an IQ test for his latest girlfriend, so Elaine helps him in "a caper" where she takes the test for him. Kramer tries to keep his mother's ex-boyfriend's jacket, because it helps him meet women; however the ex-boyfriend comes looking for it.

The episode was rated 7.75 from 845 votes.

Seinfeld - S3E21

#12 - The Letter (Season 3 - Episode 21)


Kramer poses for a painting, that an elderly couple becomes just crazy about. George feels obligated to buy something when he accompanies Jerry to his new girlfriend's art studio. Elaine wears an Orioles baseball cap in the owner's box at Yankee Stadium and refuses to remove it. Jerry finds out his new girlfriend is a plagiarist after he hears the words she wrote in a letter, on television. Elaine gets a chance to return to Yankee Stadium.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 727 votes.

Seinfeld - S3E11

#11 - The Alternate Side (Season 3 - Episode 11)

Jerry's car is stolen and the criminal picks up his car phone. George decides to take a fill-in job moving cars from one side of the street to the other; this turns into a disaster for local traffic flow. Kramer gets a chance to do a line in a Woody Allen film; "these pretzels are making me thirsty." Elaine gets tired of her 66-year-old boyfriend and when she is about to break up with him, he has a stroke.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 879 votes.

Seinfeld - S3E18

#10 - The Boyfriend (2) (Season 3 - Episode 18)


George tries two more approaches with the unemployment officer. Kramer gets Jerry to accompany him to see a former neighbors' new baby, "you got to see the baby." Though he's gone out with Keith once, does that mean he must help him move. Elaine and Keith are hitting it off until he pulls out a cigarette. George wants to sleep with a really tall woman. Keith supports the "second spitter theory." Jerry and Elaine both breakup with Keith and George might get his wish.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 467 votes.

Seinfeld - S3E23

#9 - The Keys (Season 3 - Episode 23)

Kramer invades Jerry's life too much, so Jerry revokes his spare key privileges. Realizing that he has broken the "covenant of the keys" gives Kramer the realization he is now free to come out of the shadows. Kramer takes off for California to follow his acting dream. Jerry gave his spare keys to Elaine, then when he needs them, he goes with George to Elaine's (who has her keys) to search for his spare set. What they find is Elaine's show-biz project. Kramer finds adventure as he journeys across the country to LA where he gets a famous bit part on Murphy Brown.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 645 votes.

Seinfeld - S3E14

#8 - The Pez Dispenser (Season 3 - Episode 14)


Kramer joins the "Polar Bear Club." Jerry gets one of Kramer's Pez dispensers which makes Elaine laugh during a piano recital of George's girlfriend, and that puts their relationship in jeopardy. Kramer has an idea for a cologne that smells like the beach and suggests that George make a preemptive breakup with his girlfriend, that will give him the "upper hand." The Pez dispenser has a remarkable effect during a drug confrontation.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 810 votes.

Seinfeld - S3E6

#7 - The Parking Garage (Season 3 - Episode 6)

Everyone separates to try to find the car in a huge parking garage. Jerry needs to use the bathroom so he finds a place to go and gets busted. Elaine tries to get help from people passing by. George joins Jerry in getting busted. Kramer is wearing "the jacket," and forgets where he put down the air conditioner he was carrying and causes George to be really late for his parent's 47th anniversary.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 941 votes.

Seinfeld - S3E13

#6 - The Subway (Season 3 - Episode 13)


Everyone has an uncommon experience while going their separate ways on the subway. George meets a beautiful woman who distracts him from his intended destination, a job interview. Jerry falls asleep and then wakes up across from a fat naked man and winds up discussing with him, the New York Mets & Coney Island. Elaine's train stops in the middle of a tunnel on her way to be best man at a lesbian wedding. Kramer overhears a hot tip on a horse on his way to pay $600 in traffic violations.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 839 votes.

Seinfeld - S3E22

#5 - The Parking Space (Season 3 - Episode 22)

Kramer tells Jerry about something his friend Mike said about Jerry being "a phony." After borrowing Jerry's car, Elaine comes up with a wild story, because the car is now making a strange clanking noise. George gets into a confrontation with Mike about a parking space in front of Jerry's apartment. Everyone on the street debates about parking etiquette.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 683 votes.

Seinfeld - S3E16

#4 - The Fix-Up (Season 3 - Episode 16)


After selling each other on the idea, Jerry and Elaine sell George and Elaine's friend on a blind date, then they await the results. They promise to keep each other updated with "full disclosure," though that doesn't happen. There also may be a problem with a defective condom. "My boys can swim!"

The episode was rated 7.86 from 793 votes.

Seinfeld - S3E17

#3 - The Boyfriend (1) (Season 3 - Episode 17)

Jerry meets Keith Hernandez and wants to make a good impression. Meanwhile, George is out of time on his unemployment and he works harder than ever on his scheme to get a 13 week extension. He tells the unemployment office he was really close on Vandelay Industries, a company that makes latex products and whose main office is Jerry's apartment. Kramer and Newman hate Hernandez back to a time when they were allegedly spit on by him; however, Jerry supports the "second-spitter theory." Keith asks Jerry about Elaine's status. Keith makes a date with her and breaks a date with Jerry.

The episode was rated 7.96 from 708 votes.

Seinfeld - S3E19

#2 - The Limo (Season 3 - Episode 19)


In this hilarious episode of Seinfeld, titled "The Limo," Jerry and George find themselves caught up in an unexpected adventure. When Jerry learns that a passenger he knows didn't make it on a plane, he and George decide to seize the opportunity and hop into the abandoned limo. Little do they know, this impulsive decision will lead them down a wild and unpredictable path.

As the two friends embark on their limo ride, they can't help but get their other pals involved. Jerry and George call up Elaine and Kramer, inviting them to join for an event at Madison Square Garden. However, much to their disappointment, the event turns out to be quite different from what they had anticipated.

Amidst all the chaos and confusion, Kramer comes up with a wild theory about Jerry and George being secret agents in the CIA. This hilarious twist adds another layer of entertainment to the already zany storyline. With unexpected surprises and plenty of laughs, "The Limo" episode of Seinfeld is an absolute must-watch for fans of the show.

The episode was rated 8.06 from 756 votes.

Seinfeld - S3E8

#1 - The Tape (Season 3 - Episode 8)

In this hilarious episode of Seinfeld, titled "The Tape," George discovers a potential cure for baldness all the way from China. Meanwhile, Jerry stumbles upon a mysterious woman's voice on a tape of his previous night's show, which leads to everyone becoming captivated by her seductive whispers. But little do they know, the voice belongs to none other than Elaine herself! As George learns this juicy secret, he begins to see Elaine in a whole new light. Things take a crazy turn when she starts to play around with him in front of Kramer's new video recorder, driving George to the brink of insanity. And let's not forget about Kramer's side adventure in search of a missing jacket – a hilarious subplot that adds even more laughter to this already side-splitting episode. Trust me, you won't want to miss it!

Fans of Seinfeld have been raving about "The Tape," calling it one of the funniest episodes they've seen so far. And it's easy to see why! The jacket sideplot alone is pure comedic gold, leaving viewers laughing out loud. But that's not all – Kramer's porn parody is another highlight that is nothing short of fantastic. With its clever writing and brilliant performances, this episode is a must-watch for any Seinfeld fan craving a good laugh.

So, if you're in the mood for some light-hearted entertainment, grab your popcorn and settle in for a wild ride with "The Tape." From George's baldness cure obsession to Elaine's sultry secret and Kramer's hilarious antics, it's an episode that will keep you chuckling from start to finish. Don't miss out on the laughter – tune in and enjoy the comedic brilliance of Seinfeld at its finest!

The episode was rated 8.07 from 938 votes.

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