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Should I carry on watching?

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    giospurs

    [1]Jun 1, 2008
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    Hi

    I'm new to Seinfeld, but I've recently watched the first three episodes. I'm struggling on just because everyone seems to say how brilliant it is and it's made by Larry David (I'm a big fan of Curb Your Enthusiasm). However, I'm not enjoying these first episodes that much. Do they get a lot better? It's not as if I hate the episodes, and I could see how they might get better, it's just they're not that funny. Should I just skip to when they get good or is Seinfeld not for me?

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    vanlord_52

    [2]Jun 1, 2008
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    Season 1, and parts of 2 are unbelievably weak compare to the rest of the series. Yes, I swear and promise to you that they get much much better. It wasn't rated the #1 series of all time for no reason. Please continue to watch Seinfeld.
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    giospurs

    [3]Jun 2, 2008
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    Ok, I will then. But would you recommend me skipping straight to Season 3 then?
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    stellarchick86

    [4]Jun 2, 2008
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    Yeah I agree, the later the better when it comes to Seinfeld. You COULD skip to season 3, its not like most shows where there are storylines that take up a season so youll be confused as to whats gone on in the past seasons, but I dont know Id watch it anyway. Maybe its just me, I dont think they were great, but I didnt think they were horrible either.
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    kravitzfan12

    [5]Jun 2, 2008
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    To me personally, Season 5 is probably my favorite. Then again, Season 7 is also spectacular. Season 4 is also good, too. I guess the point I'm making is to not abandon the ship.

    After seeing what fantastic episode the later seasons have to offer, go back and watch Seasons 1, 2 and 3. For me, I had a whole new appretiation for them.

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    Lion4Life

    [6]Jun 3, 2008
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    Yes!
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    mchez

    [7]Jun 4, 2008
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    For sure keep watching! Seinfeld is amazing and it only gets better as the show progresses!
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    sienster

    [8]Jun 13, 2008
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    I'd skip right to season 4 or 5 - that's when it starts getting good. Then go back later and watch 1 and 2. It really is one of the all-time greats, right behind Arrested Development and Curb Your Enthusiasm.
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    DMoore159

    [9]Jul 8, 2008
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    Things heats up after Season 3.
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    motleylil

    [10]Jul 8, 2008
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    The show definately gets better when it gets to season 3. I thought too that it was weak at the beggining, but I decided too keep up watching and I never even once regretted it.
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    iluvotrs

    [11]Jul 11, 2008
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    I started watching "Seinfeld" when it first premired and I liked it immediately, but I didn't really fall in love with it until 1993. I devoted my Thursday nights to choir practice, going to my boyfriend's house and watching "Seinfeld".

    Not that there's anything wrong with that!

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    count-chocula

    [12]Jul 11, 2008
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    Most Seinfeld fans will agree that seasons 1, 2 and to a lesser extent season 3 are poor. If the Pilot aired today people would immedatly turn off.

    So for the love of all things holy keep going!
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