Seinfeld Dating Rules - On the sitcom
SEINFELD/NBC/1990-98 standup comic Jerry Seinfeld occasionally explained his
philosophy on dating and relationships.
On episode No. 27 "The Stranded" fans of the program were introduced to
"The Male Code," a proposed a set of rules by which men should conduct
themselves. One of the rules stated that if two men go to a party and one gets
lucky, he is under no obligation to drive his friend home.
George Costanza (Jason Alexander) had no problem following this rule when he
decided to leave a Long Island party with the beautiful Ava (Teri Austin), even
though it meant leaving behind his two friends Jerry (Jerry Seinfeld) and Elaine
Benes (Julia-Louis Dreyfus).
On another occasion Jerry and Elaine, were just plain horny. But to make sure
their interlude of physical abandon didn't destroy their friendship they agreed
to the following rules:
1) No phone calls the next day.
2) Spending the night is optional.
3) No kissing goodbye.
On episode No. 28 "The Alternate Side" Jerry qualified "seven" dates for a
On episode No. 34 "The Boyfriend" he revealed the biggest step in a male
relationship is helping a guy move his belongings -"It's like going all the
On episode No. 57 "The Implant," Jerry's friend Cosmo Kramer (Michael
Richards) stated that attending a funeral of a girlfriend's loved one is like
"10 dates in one shot."
On episode No. 106 "The Postponement" Jerry said the best feature of a heavy
relationship is "Make up sex-topped only by conjugal-visit sex
In regards to personal relationships Jerry Seinfeld offered these samples of
the four worst words in the English language. They are:
"We have to talk"; and
"Who's bra is this?"
See also Sex Techniques:
"The Move" and "The Swirl"
Kramer, Elaine, Jerry and George
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