Seinfeld

10 Worst Episodes of Seinfeld

A stand-up comedian and his three offbeat friends weather the pitfalls and payoffs of life in New York City in the '90s. It's a show about nothing.

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

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Seinfeld - S3E15

#10 - The Suicide (Season 3 - Episode 15)

Elaine needs to fast before an x-ray, so she tries stuffing herself three days before the test. After his neighbor Martin tries suicide, Jerry is hit on by his girlfriend, Gina, while at the hospital. A psychic warns George to cancel his vacation to the Cayman Islands, but never can tell George why. Jerry becomes worried when Newman (a friend of Martins) sees him with Gina. Elaine starts hallucinating from hunger. Everything hinges on a Drake's coffee cake.

The episode was rated 7.54 from 766 votes.

Seinfeld - S2E10

#9 - The Baby Shower (Season 2 - Episode 10)

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Elaine needs to use Jerry's apartment to hold a baby shower for a woman that once dated George. George reflects that she was "unequivocally the worst date of my life." Jerry has to go out of town for a show, so he lets Elaine use the apartment. Kramer sells Jerry on the idea on getting an illegal cable hookup. The party begins. The cable guys come to install the hookup. Jerry's show gets canceled, so he returns to the apartment with George (who's prepared to confront the bad date). Jerry is the victim of his own confrontation.

The episode was rated 7.52 from 942 votes.

Seinfeld - S1E5

#8 - The Stock Tip (Season 1 - Episode 5)

After George receives a stock tip, he and Jerry take the financial plunge. Elaine and her allergies battle her boyfriend's cats. Meanwhile, Jerry's weekend getaway with his new girlfriend proves to be a relationship killer.

The episode was rated 7.52 from 1158 votes.

Seinfeld - S1E2

#7 - The Stake Out (Season 1 - Episode 2)

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Jerry meets an attractive woman at a party but by the time she leaves, he has only learned where she works. Jerry stakes out the mystery woman's office with George so that he can "casually" bump into her.

The episode was rated 7.50 from 1581 votes.

Seinfeld - S9E24

#6 - The Finale (2) (Season 9 - Episode 24)

The videotape Kramer made is played for the jury. When the NBC executives arrive, George forgets about the trial for a moment and complains loudly about the plane. The prosecution begins to call their witnesses and each will do more to break down the characters of the foursome. First, the arresting officer is called to the stand, followed by the victim. Then the prosecution begins to call a variety of familiar faces. Starting with the elderly woman that Jerry stole the marble rye from. The virgin, Marla, is called to the stand and she tells the court about the foursome's contest. Further testimony is given by the bubble boy. The woman who needed a handicapped spot. The doctor who was on duty the night Susan died. Sidra, the woman with no implants. Mr. Bookman, the library cop. George's former girlfriend Robin, whose apartment caught on fire. The security guard from the parking garage. A detective from when Kramer was dressed like a pimp. The low-talker tries to testify (only she can't be heard). Steinbrenner talks about calzone and George's communism. The man who runs the cockfights. The pharmacist who sold Elaine a case of contraceptive sponges. A co-worker tells about Elaine's Christmas card. Mr. Pitt tells about when Elaine tried to kill him with a pillow. The soup nazi takes the stand and finally Babu Bhatt returns to the US to tell about the cafe and his deportation. They are "very, very, bad." Rivera Live reports that the jury is in deliberation. Meanwhile, the foursome speculates on life in prison. Estelle tries to bribe the judge to be lenient on George if he's found guilty. A montage of activity is shown while the jury is in deliberation, that includes people we didn't see testifying like the Rabbi, Wilhelm, Keith Hernandez, Bania, Peterman, Puddy, Newman, Mr. Lippman, Poppie, Mr. Ross browsing for a handgun and ends with Jackie Chiles "cross-examining" Sidra outside the courtroom. The jury comes back. Jerry asks Elaine what she was going to say to him on

The episode was rated 7.49 from 336 votes.

Seinfeld - S1E4

#5 - Male-Unbonding (Season 1 - Episode 4)

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Jerry tries to "break-up" with his obnoxious childhood friend but his pathetic weeping leads Jerry to give him another chance. Elaine helps Jerry come up with excuses to avoid him.

The episode was rated 7.46 from 1234 votes.

Seinfeld - S9E22

#4 - The Chronicle (2) (Season 9 - Episode 22)

More clips are seen and finally the closing minutes feature a series of bloopers and a musical montage that features the song "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)" by the band Green Day, from their 1997 album Nimrod.

The episode was rated 7.42 from 246 votes.

Seinfeld - S3E4

#3 - The Dog (Season 3 - Episode 4)

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Jerry is watching an unruly dog, for a fellow airline passenger who's sick in a hospital somewhere in Chicago. Jerry, can't leave his apartment, that leaves George and Elaine alone together. They find they have little to say to each other without their conversational third, Jerry; so they talk about him. Kramer tries breaking up with his girlfriend. Jerry can't locate the dogs owner, who was released from the hospital, some time ago.

The episode was rated 7.38 from 881 votes.

Seinfeld - S6E14

#2 - The Highlights of 100 (1) (Season 6 - Episode 14)

Jerry introduces a program that shows highlights from the first 99 episodes of a "show about nothing."

The episode was rated 7.03 from 362 votes.

Seinfeld - S6E15

#1 - The Highlights of 100 (2) (Season 6 - Episode 15)

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Jerry introduces a program that shows highlights from the first 99 episodes of a "show about nothing."

The episode was rated 6.80 from 249 votes.

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