Seinfeld

Season 9 Episode 8

The Betrayal

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Aired Thursday 9:00 PM Nov 20, 1997 on NBC
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  • Amazing in it\'s inventiveness. Virtually every detail -- no matter how seemingly innocuous -- has special meaning to the observant.

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    This episode has to rank as one of the most inventive in sitcom history. To me, this is the absolute apex of the Seinfeld series. Incredible detail, writing and character interplay. Incidentally, in the site trivia it suggests that Newman picking up an issue of Vogue just prior to making his birthday wish makes no sense, but careful observation reveals that it, in fact, makes perfect sense, as an earlier scene reveals.

    This episode is one of those rare instances that make you want to watch like a detective to pick up on each nuance, each inside gag the writers have built into the story. How many shows can claim the same?

    Agree or not...either way, \"you can stuff your sorries in a sack, Mister!\"
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