The Ultimate Seinfeld Quiz


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About This Quiz

Are you into binge-watching "Seinfeld?" Take this quiz to find out just how well you paid attention to each episode.

"Seinfeld" ran for nine seasons and a total of 190 episodes. During this run, we got to know Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer. The good news is, if you need to brush up on your "Seinfeld" savvy, you can watch all nine seasons again. If not, let's get this quiz rolling.

Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld created the show. David is also responsible for the hit comedy "Curb Your Enthusiasm," on HBO. Most sources agree that "Seinfeld" remains one of the best shows of all time, and it won several Emmys, Golden Globes, People's Choice Awards, and numerous other accolades. 

The show spawned a host of catchphrases, and avid watchers will have noticed that famous guest stars have included Debra Messing ("Will and Grace"), Courtney Cox ("Friends"), Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad"), Denise Richards, Mariska Hargitay ("Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"), Peter Krause ("Six Feet Under"), and Brad Garrett ("Everybody Loves Raymond"). Comedic greats who have guest roles on the show include Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, and Kathy Griffith.

If you think you have what it takes to identify every little nuance of the show, take this quiz.

Who first utters the catch phrase "No soup for you!" in the series?

Larry Thomas received an Emmy nomination for his role as the Soup Nazi.


Frank Constanza is advised to say this phrase aloud every time his blood pressure is in danger of going up?

This technique turns out to be quite ineffective, according to George's nemesis, Lloyd Braun, who spent time in a mental institution because he suppressed his own anger for years ("serenity now, insanity later"). Kramer tries using the technique but explodes anyway


In the episode "The Fusilli Jerry," what does "The Move" refer to?

Later in the episode, George attempts to use The Move on his own girlfriend at the time, but she catches him with "crib notes" detailing the maneuvers written on his hand.


The candy that falls into Elaine's boyfriend Roy's open abdominal cavity during surgery is a:

While viewing the surgery, Kramer persistently offers Jerry a Junior Mint which he tries to paw away; instead, it flies over the viewing mezzanine, and falls into Roy during the surgery.


When Jerry dated an attractive woman whose name he couldn't remember, she told him her name rhymes with a part of the female anatomy. What was her name?

The script originally called for Jerry to call out the name "Cloris." However, between scenes during the taping of the episode, the audience was asked what they thought the woman's name was, and an audience member answered with "Dolores". Writers decided that this name was better than what the script had and went down to the stage and had the scene taped with the audience member's guess.


How does George describe Elaine's notorious dance that she performs in front of co-workers at a J. Peterman party?

Throughout the episode Elaine is mercilessly mocked behind her back by co-workers; at first she believes George has caused her troubles, but later learns from Jerry through an unfortunate illegal video pirating incident that her dancing is at fault.


When Kramer mentions the female contraceptive sponge is being taken off the market, Elaine panics, purchases a full case, then evaluates her current boyfriend to make sure he is:

Elaine went on a 25-block radius hunt to find the contraceptive sponges.


Which of these is NOT one of the many jobs George has held?

Frank gets George an interview to be a brassiere salesman in the episode "The Sniffing Accountant", and though it goes well, George is fired for flirting with his future female boss.


When Peterman meets Cosmo Kramer, he buys his life stories for:

In "The Van Buren Boys," Peterman meets Cosmo Kramer and buys his life stories from him for $750. Elaine is tasked with collecting the crazy stories from Kramer which often make no sense. When Elaine embellishes the stories to make them more interesting Peterman decides to sell his stories back to Kramer.


Which cast member appears in all 180 Seinfeld episodes?

Jerry is the only character to appear in every episode. Elaine does not appear in the original pilot episode and "The Trip (Parts 1 and 2)", Kramer does not appear in "The Chinese Restaurant" and "The Pen", and George does not appear in "The Pen".


In the very end, who was the *true* winner of "The Contest" where Jerry, George, Kramer, and Elaine competed on who can go the longest without masturbating?

It was revealed in the episode "The Puffy Shirt" that George was the winner of The Contest, although in "The Finale" four years later, George admitted that he had cheated and that Jerry was the true master of his domain.


Where is Kramer when he utters the catchphrase line, "God... it's like a sauna in here"?

It's Kramer we're talking about here. Of course he was in a sauna when he said that.


What is the name of the Chinese food delivery boy who often delivers to Jerry's apartment?

In "The Visa" Ping's cousin Cheryl is introduced and she is a lawyer (his lawyer, to be exact) and after initially deciding to drop the case against Elaine, Cheryl decides to go through with it after figuring out that George was lying to her, calling them all "big liars". Ping said of his cousin, "You think she nice girl? She's a shark. They call her the Terminator!"


What causes Elaine to laugh uncontrollably during a piano recital?

In the episode "The Pez Dispenser" Jerry puts the Pez dispenser on Elaine's leg during George's girlfriend's piano recital and she begins to burst out laughing. Noel keeps on playing and many people shush Elaine, but she can't stop laughing and goes outside.


Aside from the four main characters of Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer, who appears in the most episodes of Seinfeld?

Newman can be seen in 47 episodes.


Which of the following is NOT a reason Peterman has fired someone from his catalog?

The Urban Sombrero was the idea for a hat Elaine put on the cover of the J. Peterman Catalog. It was a large, all-brown sombrero. The Sombrero was a huge flop and did not sell, probably due to its ridiculous nature. Upon finding out about it, J. Peterman returned from his journeys.


Which of the three main male characters struggled with penile shrinkage and stated, "I was in the pool! I WAS IN THE POOL!"?

The episode has been credited with giving "new meaning to the word 'shrinkage.'" Seinfeld writer Peter Mehlman took credit for introducing the word, with apparently enthusiastic approval from Larry David.


Kramer's signature on the show is:

This reportedly first became a recurring gag when Richards was late for a cue; trying to save the scene, he burst into the room, much to the delight of the audience.


What was wrong with Gillian, the beautiful woman Jerry briefly dates and describes as "like a creature out of Greek mythology. She was like part woman, part horrible beast?"

While Gillian is a beautiful woman, she has one tragic flaw: large meaty hands totally lacking in femininity. In other words: she has man-hands. Jerry tries to make the relationship with Gillian work, but cannot get over her hefty hands. He would even prefer Gillian have cool hook-hands or no hands at all over the hands she was born with.


George's fiancee Susan ultimately dies by:

The low-quality glue on the invitations proved overpowering to Susan as she used her tongue to moisten and seal them all, ultimately giving her an overdose and killing her.


What does Elaine claim her IQ to be?

Elaine is the best-educated of the group of friends, having completed her undergraduate education at Tufts University, which she claims was her safety school.


What is the name of Elaine's one-time boyfriend notable for being "The Bizarro Jerry"?

Kevin's apartment and friends are the mirror opposite of Jerry's, with the furniture and layout being flipped horizontally, and owning a unicycle (instead of a bicycle) and a statue of Bizarro (instead of Superman)


What does George claim is the answer to the Trivial Pursuit question, "Who invaded Spain in the 8th century?"

The Bubble Boy contested the answer, claiming it was the Moors (which is correct). George, with his stubborn nature, in reaction to the belligerent arrogance of the Bubble Boy, and out of spite, refused to accept the response in favor of the (presumably misprinted) answer given by the card.


The name of the landlord of Jerry's building is:

Silvio appears to be jealous of Jerry's fame, not hesitating to mock him for owning a coat and a purse while also angrily claiming that Jerry gets showered with love and kisses because of his fame, much to Jerry and Kramer's disturbance.


When is Festivus celebrated?

Festivus is a holiday celebrated on December 23rd, created by Frank Costanza as an alternative to Christmas. He came upon the idea after pummeling a man in the face in a toy-store dispute over a doll for George. In his own words, "As I rained blows upon him, I realized, 'There had to be another way!'"


Seinfeld was nominated for 179 awards over the course of the sitcom's life. How many did it win?

Seinfeld won 70 awards overall. Jason Alexander is the only actor of the four main characters to not win an Emmy.


What is the name of Elaine's nemesis that she calls the "bra-less wonder"?

Sue Ellen is the heiress to the Oh Henry! candy bar fortune, and has known Elaine since they attended high school together in Maryland.


Who was first "out" in the notorious masturbation content?

Kramer's famous "I'm out! Yeah, I'm out of the contest!" moment, was his 100th entrance into Jerry's apartment.


How many seasons did Seinfeld run for?

Jerry Seinfeld turned down an offer from NBC that would have made him $110 million for a tenth season of the show. He also was inspired to end the show after nine seasons by The Beatles, who broke up after nine years together.


In the entire series, how many times does Jerry say "Hello Newman"?

You'd think it would be a lot high, wouldn't you? Newman is a recurring character on Seinfeld, played by Wayne Knight from 1991 until the show's finale in 1998.


Which actress plays Jerry's girlfriend, Sidra, who says the memorable line, "They're real and they're spectacular"?

"The Implant" is the 19th episode of the fourth season of Seinfeld, and the 59th of the entire series. It originally broadcast on February 25, 1993.


Who was responsible for introducing the phrase "yada yada yada" to shorten stories?

George tries using this practice to avoid mentioning Susan's death, but then becomes suspicious when Marcy adopts the phrase and tells him that her ex-boyfriend had visited her the night before "and yada yada yada, I'm really tired today." George later consults Jerry and Elaine, suspecting that Marcy used "yada yada" to cover up sex with her ex-boyfriend, and Elaine believes that this is possible. In a classic exchange, George says, "Do you think she would yada yada sex?" and Elaine replied, "I've yada yadad sex!"


In one episode Kramer is kept awake by a bright red sign from a:

At the end of the episode, after Jerry unintentionally sabotages the restaurant with George's drenched hat, the restaurant shuts down and the neon light finally goes off, but Kramer loses access to his beloved Kenny Rogers Roasters chicken.


In the very first episode and the very last episode, George and Jerry have a conversation about a:

In the finale, George remarks, "Haven't we had this conversation before?" To this, Jerry responds, "Yeah, I think we have."


Tia Van Camp dumps Jerry after:

Jerry and Tia met on an airplane in the episode "The Airport ", when they were seated next to each other after Jerry was upgraded to first class due to a flight cancellation. She is a fashion model, who appears in various advertisement in popular magazines, which she shows to Jerry.


Who said the quotable line, "You stole my Jesus fish"?

Patrick Warburton's distinctive voice and monotone delivery make Puddy's lines eminently quotable among Seinfeld fans.


When did the first Seinfeld episode air?

Titled "The Seinfeld Chronicles" and written by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, it aired on July 5, 1989. This episode in a nutshell: When Jerry gets a phone call from a woman he met out of town, "Kessler" (known as Kramer in all later episodes) and George weigh on the situation.


What is Kramer's one line in Woody Allen's movie?

All four of the main characters use the line at least once during the episode, further popularizing this expression.


In the episode "The Pool Guy" Kramer's new phone number, 555-FILK, is similar to a:

At the end of the episode, Kramer is busted by the real Moviefone man when he says, "Hello and welcome to your worst nightmare. I know you’re in there. Cosmo Kramer, Apartment 5B, you’re in big trouble NOW. You’ve been stealing my business. If you would like to do this the easy way, open the door NOW, or please select the number of seconds you’d like to wait before I break this door down. Please select NOW.”


What is the address of the building where Jerry lives?

Jerry lives in Apartment 5A, with Kramer as his nextdoor neighbor. Newman also lives in the building.


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