There’s probably no more frequently quoted show in all of NYC, and maybe the country (and maybe the continent [and maybe the world]), than Seinfeld. And while pretty much everybody remembers stuff like Monk's, Festivus, Top of the Muffin, and "no soup for you," even after all these years, there’s still stuff you don’t know. These 19 things are that "stuff." And yes, they’re real, and they’re spectacular.
1. The pilot episode is called "The Seinfeld Chronicles"
Which was also the working title for the series, according to Jonathan Wolff, who was enlisted around this time to compose the theme song.
2. Those couches in Jerry's apartment were hard as crap
Those cozy-seeming couches in Jerry’s apartment? Not actually all that comfortable. They were actually kind of hard -- not as a “screw you,” to the actors, but to facilitate getting up and down from them easily.