Jerry Before Seinfeld

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Jerry Before Seinfeld
Jerry Before Seinfeld poster.jpg
Directed byMichael Bonfiglio
Produced by
Written byJerry Seinfeld
StarringJerry Seinfeld
Music byPaul Little
  • Jay Feather
  • Sam Levy
Edited by
  • Yossi Kimberg
  • Paul Little
Distributed byNetflix
Release date
  • September 19, 2017 (2017-09-19)
Running time
61 minutes
CountryUnited States

Jerry Before Seinfeld is a Netflix original film that follows comedian Jerry Seinfeld as he returns for a standup routine at the New York City comedy club, Comic Strip Live, which started his career.[1] The album of the special was nominated for a 2018 Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album.


The film had a largely positive reception, receiving a 93% approval rate on Rotten Tomatoes[2]. The site's critical consensus reads, "Jerry Before Seinfeld finds its star revisiting his earliest material on his hometown stage, offering appropriately familiar - yet still abundant - laughs along the way."


In addition to streaming, the audio is available on a double-vinyl record released September 29, 2017.[3]


  1. ^ Hoffman, Ashley (September 19, 2017). "9 Things We Learned From Jerry Seinfeld's Netflix Special". Time. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
  2. ^ "Jerry Before Seinfeld".
  3. ^ "Jerry Seinfeld – Jerry Before Seinfeld". Discogs. September 19, 2017. Retrieved April 30, 2018.