“Seinfeld”: What Went Wrong — and How It SHOULD Have Ended

A Look Back at the “No Hugging/No Learning” TV Sitcom About “Nothing”

From Left: Michael Richards, Jason Alexander, Julie Louis-Dreyfus, and Jerry Seinfeld

This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the debut of “Seinfeld,” the pilot for which debuted in the summer of 1989 on NBC. What better time to explore maybe not so much the “meaning” of the classic TV “non-sitcom,” but why it was indeed so good — and how, in the end, it went so wrong. So, here…

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Herbie J Pilato is a writer, producer, and TV personality whose books about life and pop culture include THE 12 BEST SECRETS OF CHRISTMAS.

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Herbie J Pilato

Herbie J Pilato is a writer, producer, and TV personality whose books about life and pop culture include THE 12 BEST SECRETS OF CHRISTMAS.