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List of the best Seinfeld episodes, as determined by voters like you. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Seinfeld episodes of all time are. Fans of Seinfeld are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

This list is made up of many different episodes, including "The Marine Biologist" and "The Soup Nazi." What is the best Seinfeld episode of all time? Look below and find out on this list of Seinfeld episodes.
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The Soup Nazi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Nov 02 1995
"The Soup Nazi" is the 116th episode of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld, which was the sixth episode of the seventh season. It first aired in the United States on November 2, 1995. The Soup ...more

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The Opposite is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
May 19 1994
"The Opposite" is the 86th episode of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld, which was also the 22nd episode of the fifth season. It aired on May 19, 1994. This was the first episode shot for Season ...more

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The Marine Biologist is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Feb 10 1994
Jerry meets an old college classmate who asked about George, whom Jerry says is now a "marine biologist." An infuriated Russian writer tosses an electronic organizer belonging to ...more

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The Contest is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Nov 18 1992
"The Contest" is the 51st episode of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld. The 11th episode of the fourth season, it aired on November 18, 1992. In the episode, George Costanza tells Jerry ...more

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The Junior Mint is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Mar 18 1993
Jerry has a date with a woman whose name he has forgotten, but it "rhymes with a female body part." Could it be "Mulva"? Elaine visits an old boyfriend who's in the hospital ...more

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The Hamptons is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
May 12 1994
"The Hamptons" is the 85th episode of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld. This was the 21st episode for the fifth season. It aired on May 12, 1994. This was the final produced episode of the ...more

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173 54
The Puffy Shirt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Sep 23 1993
"The Puffy Shirt" is the second episode of the fifth season of the American NBC sitcom Seinfeld. It was the 66th episode and originally aired on September 23, 1993. Larry David, the ...more

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The Merv Griffin Show is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Nov 06 1997
After Kramer finds the set of the old Merv Griffin Show in a dumpster, he begins to treat his entire life like a talk show. Jerry's new girlfriend has a priceless toy collection that she won't ...more

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The Yada Yada is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Apr 24 1997
George's girlfriend is big on using the phrase "yada yada"; Jerry says at least she is succinct. Jerry's dentist just became Jewish and he is already making jokes that make Jerry ...more

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The Serenity Now is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Oct 09 1997
"The Serenity Now" is the 159th episode of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld. This was the third episode of the ninth and final season. It aired in the U.S. on October 9, 1997.

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The Bubble Boy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Oct 07 1992
Jerry's girlfriend, Naomi has a laugh that sounds like "Elmer Fudd sitting on a juicer," and when she hears George's message to Jerry, she breaks up with him. So instead, Jerry asks ...more

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The Fire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
May 05 1994
Kramer is dating one of Elaine's co-workers, a woman who drives her crazy. Kramer brings her to one of Jerry's shows, where she heckles him relentlessly; unfortunately there is a national ...more

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The Chinese Restaurant is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
May 23 1991
Jerry, Elaine and George stop for a quick Chinese dinner before a showing of Plan 9 From Outer Space on the big screen. However, while waiting a really long time to get a table, Jerry sees a ...more

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The Fusilli Jerry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Apr 27 1995
"The Fusilli Jerry" is the 107th episode of the sitcom Seinfeld. This was the 21st episode of the sixth season. It aired on April 27, 1995. Working titles for this episode were ...more

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The Jimmy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Mar 16 1995
The guys play a game of basketball with "the Jimmy," a man who talks about himself in the third person. Jimmy sells odd shaped training shoes and George is an interested investor. ...more

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The Little Kicks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Oct 10 1996
"The Little Kicks" is the 138th episode of the American television sitcom Seinfeld. This was the fourth episode for the eighth season. It was originally broadcast on the NBC network on ...more

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106 38
The Calzone is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Apr 25 1996
"The Calzone" is the 130th episode of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld. This was the 20th episode of the seventh season. It aired on April 25, 1996.

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The Lip Reader is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Oct 28 1993
Jerry is smitten with a line judge at the US Open, but after he gets her attention, he finds out she is deaf. Elaine has a problem not communicating with a limo driver. George wants to use ...more

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The Chicken Roaster is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Nov 14 1996
"The Chicken Roaster" is the 142nd episode of the sitcom Seinfeld. This was the eighth episode for the eighth season. It aired on November 14, 1996.

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The Parking Garage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Oct 30 1991
"The Parking Garage" is the 23rd episode of the situation comedy Seinfeld. The episode was the sixth episode of the show's third season. It aired on October 30, 1991 on National ...more

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The Summer of George is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
May 15 1997
George discovers he has a severance package from the Yankees that should last him about 3 months and he decides that he is going to take the summer off. Jerry is going to the Tony Awards and so ...more

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The Dinner Party is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Feb 03 1994
The gang struggles to find gifts for a dinner party. Jerry and Elaine stop at a bakery to get a cake, but they forget to take a number and lose the chocolate pastry and the one they get has a ...more

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The Library is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Oct 16 1991
The library asks Jerry about a book he checked out in 1971 and never returned, so Jerry looks up an old girlfriend for his defense against a library cop. George thinks the homeless man he'd seen ...more

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The Non-Fat Yogurt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Nov 04 1993
When they begin to gain weight, Jerry and Elaine suspect that Kramer has made a bad investment in a non-fat yogurt shop. Jerry inadvertently uses the "F" word, as a result so does ...more

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The Pen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Seinfeld Episodes of All Time
Oct 02 1991
"The Pen" is the 20th episode of Seinfeld, the third episode of the third season. It aired on October 2, 1991. This is the only episode in which George does not appear, and one of only ...more