The Best Seinfeld moments. Seinfeld is one of the greatest TV shows of all time. Even thirty years later, the situations that came up are still relevant today. Jerry, Elaine, George and Kramer have solved so many of our problems with their outlandish antics and we thank them for it. Each of the 173 episodes is chocked full of gold so while it was a hard task, below is the top 20 best Seinfeld moments ever, ranked.
#20 Happy Pappy
The bottom spot on the list of the best Seinfeld moments ever goes to a George moment. It doesn’t take much to annoy George so when a woman he was dating used the phrase “Happy Pappy” as a “Are you satisfied” response too many times, that was enough for him to break it off.
#19 The Most Sensual of the Cured Meats
This makes the list of the best Seinfeld moments ever because George really wants it all. When accidentally mixing sex with other indulgences that made him feel good, he tries to figure out how he can work food into the equation.
Everyone knows this situation, you don’t catch someone’s name and then enough time passes where it is awkward to ask. Jerry goes to extreme measures to learn the name of a woman he is dating, only getting a single clue that does not end of doing the trick. An easy choice for the list of the best Seinfeld moments ever.
This one makes the list of the best Seinfeld moments ever because of a classic cameo. Bryan Cranston makes an appearance as dentist Tim Watley who recently converted to Judaism. Jerry suspects he is doing it for the jokes and starts to criticize him. After a few cracks at his profession, Jerry ends of being the one that gets the hateful nickname.
This clip makes the list of the best Seinfeld moments ever because it is about a situation we can all relate to, getting into a fight with a stranger over a social norm. Rules are all we have as a society. Don’t be the guy at the party who doesn’t follow along. Don’t be George.
#15 Little Kicks
One of the best things Elaine brings to the table is her incredible dance moves. Unfortunately, a company party event brings her out to the dance floor and things do not go very well. You would think that the best physical comedy on the list of the best Seinfeld moments would be from Kramer, but Elaine holds her own every time.
Do woman know about Shrinkage? George certainly hopes so as a trip out of town to a cabin on the lake puts him in close quarters with Jerry’s new girlfriend. Not only was the juxtaposition of their relationship smartly played but they brought a the term “shrinkage” into the popular vernacular. All this are more make this one of the best Seinfeld moments ever.
#13 Not That There’s Anything Wrong with That
What is your main concern when a reporter accidentally mistakes you for gay? Make sure everyone knows that while not true, you have absolutely no problem with that. Another moment of social enlightenment on the list of the best Seinfeld moments ever.
#12 Stopping Short
The ultimate ladies man was apparently George’s dad Frank Constanza. Back in the day he landed with Mrs. Constanza with a unique move and years later he is angry to find out Kramer has stolen it. The parents on the show often provided the funniest moment and nothing is more try than this gem on the list of the best Seinfeld moments ever.
#11 Serenity Now
Another great Frank Constanza clip on the list of the best Seinfeld moments is about a personal mantra. Kramer thinks all his stress problems are solved when a man he is told is very smart gives him a phrase to say whenever he was upset. Turns out the phase didn’t help but only created a powder keg that would eventually blow.
#10 Man Hands
Man hands makes the list of the best Seinfeld moments because it starts outrageous and keeps going. Jerry dates woman after woman, show after show, and there is always something that makes him annoyed and ready to move on. In one of the funnier instances, a woman’s hands are all Jerry can think about during a nice dinner.
From time to time Jerry would visit his parents and one of those great moments is captured in this entry to the list of the best Seinfeld moments ever. Even Jerry doesn’t understand the strange customs of his parents Florida community and this is a prime example. The great character Jack Klompis makes and appearance in this clip, getting in an altercation with Jerry’s dad that involves spongecake and space pens.
#08 Jerk Store
George comes up with the perfect comeback to an insult that was thrown at him in a meeting he just left. Deadset on getting revenge and getting an opportunity to land that line, he goes through great lengths to accomplish that. A great moment of personal vindication for the list of the best Seinfeld moments.
#07 Close Talker
Elaine dated plenty of folks and one interesting partner takes the #7 spot on the list of the best Seinfeld moments ever. One of the many great guest appearances was Judge Reinhold as one of Elaine’s boyfriends. He is an interesting guy who happens to have a unique quark when interacting with people.
#06 No Soup for You
A line so much fun to shout out, “No Soup For You!!” comes from one of the most over-the-top yet iconic characters, the Soup Nazi. This clip makes the list of the best Seinfeld moments ever because it is something so ridiculous that has inspired so much passion and joy.
#05 Festivus for the Rest of Us
What did Frank Constanza do when he couldn’t get a Christmas doll for his son George, he invented his own holiday with it’s own interesting set of traditions. This best Seinfeld moments ever entry may be one of the best holiday TV shows ever.
#04 It’s Not You, It’s Me
George will be the first one to tell you that if anyone in the relationship is the problem, it is him. And don’t steal his schtick, because that is actually what is important.
#03 Sponge Worthy
After learning that her preferred birth control method is going off the market, Elaine tracks down the last case in the city. The celebration lasts only a moment until she realizes she now has to worry about how she is going to use it.
#02 Yadda Yadda Yadda
One of the greatest ways to skip over things you don’t want to say is with a catchy non sequitur. They absolutely nailed it with a girlfriend of Jerry’s who seems classy and intelligent due to a wildcard phrase, only to be revealed as an overly promiscuous thief once everyone really listened to what she said.
#01 Master of My Domain
Probably the best bet ever arranged amongst friends, this great experiment showed us tremendous hope and inevitable failure. While the overall sum of Seinfeld is what makes it great, this particular moment is pretty great. All things considered, this had been deemed the best Seinfeld moment ever.