'A Betrayal To The Audience': Why Seinfeld’s Finale Was Always An Uphill Battle?!

Jeff Schaffer, executive producer of Seinfeld, discussed the challenges of creating a series finale due to viewers' emotional attachment to the show and characters. The controversial Seinfeld finale featured the group being arrested and sentenced to prison after failing to help a carjacking victim. Schaffer acknowledged the specific challenges faced by comedies centered around friends, as viewers expect something new and different in the finale. However, whether successful or not, audiences tend to remember the characters fondly.

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