Let’s get this straight: Seinfeld is a “show about nothing,” a sitcom that examined those infinitely small life moments that perhaps matter most.
It’s why Seinfeld so often felt revelatory. Heck, it continues to feel revelatory. Every time you watch an episode you can’t help connecting with a social faux pas or a deep-rooted emotional response to something small like eating at a Chinese restaurant.
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All this is to say that Seinfeld taught us a lot—about the characters, but also about ourselves. That’s why Hash Night asked users on social media what Seinfeld taught them. It turns out, more than you think.
Here’s some important and funny things Seinfeld taught us.
Maybe Don’t Wear Skinny Jeans
— Gerome, Unemployed Nerf Herder (@MabryMundy) November 3, 2017
How to Say “Hello”
Good Naked vs. Bad Naked
— Some Guy From Ohio (@cfilm71) November 3, 2017
— Robyn spelled with a "y" (@robyndwoskin) November 3, 2017
How To Enter A Room
— Nick Papageorgio (@jillyfromfilly) November 3, 2017
— Is it Joe-nuary yet? (@onecreativejoe) November 3, 2017
“It’s Not A Lie If You Believe It”
— Jamie Manzi (@jmanz327) November 3, 2017
Don’t Be A “Close Talker”
— Writerlike🌎 (@writerlike1) November 3, 2017
Be Ready With The Comeback
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— Jeff Dwoskin (@bigmacher) November 3, 2017
Napping At Work
— Mrs. JenzyJenJenzinitaIn BitchinSurgicalMenopause (@47young1) November 3, 2017
Eating Pretzels? Have A Beverage On Hand
— The Book of Donna (@BookOfDonna1212) November 3, 2017
— KT 🥑 (@taco_tofolli) November 3, 2017
— Blaise (@Double_Dogg) November 3, 2017
— 𝔊𝔢𝔪™💎🏳️🌈💗💜💙 (@Lady_Star_Gem) November 3, 2017
Be Wary Of Family Members On Holidays
— Tapestry (@TheJellicoe) November 3, 2017
…But The Only Holiday You Should Celebrate Is Festivus
— Anyone Else 2020 (@house_owens) November 3, 2017