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PostPosted: January 12, 2005 7:06 PM 

What's the go with Jerry's apartment? I can't work out the layout. I assume that behind the TV there is a wall (that it shares with another flat), but the bedroom is weird! Given the size of the bathroom (note "The Barber" - Newman was in there), it seems impossible to squeeze anything bigger than a wardrobe in that space. How then, does Jerry have a decent-sized bedroom with a double bed (note "The Chicken Roaster", when Kramer is eating chicken in there)? By the way, where is that "fire exit Jerry mentioned in one episode (I can't remember which), but never again (as far as I know - I'm only a relatively new Seinfeld viewer).

Jerry Seinfeld
Cockeyed Optimist

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PostPosted: January 15, 2005 9:43 AM 

Maybe it's television and everything is possible. but that's only my vieuw of it.

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PostPosted: January 15, 2005 11:42 AM 

The fire escape outside of Jerry's bedroom makes an appearance in The Label Maker (when Newman suck into Jerry's apartment to cheat at Risk he and Kramer were playing).

Keith Hernandez

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PostPosted: January 15, 2005 11:44 AM 

Should read, *snuck* into Jerry's apartment.



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PostPosted: January 16, 2005 3:26 AM 

Yeah, that whole apartment setup is like a weird Piccaso painting. If you look at Jerry's door from the inside, you'll notice its at a 45 degree angle with the rest of the walls. But out in the hallway, it's parallel to the other apartments (as seen clearly in "The Suicide"). The corner between his fridge and the kitchen cupboards would have to be out in the hallway for it to be correct.

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PostPosted: January 16, 2005 1:11 PM 

You people read too much into this, it's a freaking sound stage set, the ability to film and to get cameras and lights and mics where it's needed is the top priority.


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PostPosted: January 16, 2005 8:07 PM 

Uhhh....yeah... It's pretty obvious to most people why sets are skewd.

It's simply an observation... not a criticism of stage design.

There's been no mention on this thread of anything being built "wrong" or needing to have been corrected... Just recognizing some distortions which deviate from our "own" reality, that's all.

Bob Sakamano

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PostPosted: January 17, 2005 5:41 PM 

Is it also possible that Jerry's apartment is too low to be on level 5?

Bob Sakamano

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PostPosted: January 19, 2005 7:30 PM 

I know its just tv, but another observation is that when you see jerry's apartment from outside it is right up against another building. Yet jerrys bathroom has a window which would not be possible considering its location.

J. Chiles

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PostPosted: January 19, 2005 7:41 PM 

Oh, it's possible.

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PostPosted: January 20, 2005 9:24 AM 

Is it so possible your heard is spinning like a top?

Art Vandelay
Bob Sakamano

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PostPosted: January 22, 2005 1:53 PM 

Speaking of the set, has anyone heard what happened to it? I would also like to know what happened to the apartment set.

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Art Vandelay
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PostPosted: January 22, 2005 1:54 PM 

Speaking of the set, has anyone heard what happened to it? I would also like to know what happened to the returant set.

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Art Vandelay
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PostPosted: January 22, 2005 1:56 PM 


I said apartment when i meant to say resturant. Tried to fix it too late. Sorry!

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Cosmo 87
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PostPosted: January 22, 2005 2:38 PM 

Your whole world is crashing down around you.

Bob Sakamano

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PostPosted: March 26, 2005 2:52 AM 

Another observation - It seems the nuilding would end at the end of the hallway, but the bathroom seems to go out further than this, but doesn't go behind the hallway. (Hope you know what I'm talking about).

Looks like the set designers failed geometry.

By the way, does any think the set-up of Monk's is a bit strange?

Bela Lugosi Jr.
Bob Sakamano

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PostPosted: March 26, 2005 8:54 PM 

I read the same thing for the "All in the Family" house on Imdb. Could it also be just a TV studio?

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"All in the Family" (1971)
The house in the opening credits (that is presumably supposed to be Archie and Edith Bunker's house) does not come anywhere near matching the studio sets that represent the house in the show. For example, window placement and size is completely wrong, and the sets depict the house as having a large front porch whereas, the house in the credits has only a small stoop.

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