Template talk:Seinfeld

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Templates for deletion This template was considered for deletion on January 27, 2007. The result of the discussion was keep.

TfD nomination of Template:Seinfeld[edit]

Template:Seinfeld has been nominated for deletion. You are invited to comment on the discussion at the template's entry on the Templates for Deletion page. Thank you. This template, {{Seinfeld}}, is a duplicate of {{SeinfeldNavigation}}. I couldn't find a "merge template" template, so I listed both templates for deletion although I think only one should be deleted. Feel free to pick which one we should keep. -Hyad 01:21, 27 January 2007 (UTC)

I'm taking out the "Ultimate Sitcom" link on the grounds that it is UK-specific. If you look at the list, it is overwhelmingly dominated by UK comedy shows. Also only shows that have been broadcast in the UK on the list. Also, the "industry insiders" who judged the shows are overwhelmingly from the UK. This is not a useful list for showing Seinfeld's status... except for the UK specifically and only. "The Ultimate Sitcom" is just the title of another cheap-to-make "list of the best"/excuse-for-clips TV show.. it's not actually the "ultimate" authority on anything... Bwithh 02:20, 26 March 2006 (UTC)

George Steinbrenner[edit]

Shouldn't George Steinbrenner link to George Steinbrenner (Seinfeld character) or something, as we're talking about Seinfeld characters here, not real people. And the George Steinbrenner article really has nothing on Seinfeld...Stevage 12:43, 26 November 2006 (UTC)

I've done so. — InkQuill 18:18, 15 January 2008 (UTC)

Alton Benes[edit]

I think there should really be an article on him. He is Elaine's father, after all, and Kramer's mother Babs was added. He only appeared in "The Jacket" episode, but Babs only appeared twice. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk) 21:23, 8 February 2007 (UTC).

What links go in template?[edit]

Can someone explain the criteria for links to go in this template? Someone added Kenny Kramer, who is not directly a part of the show, while someone else removed Summer of George. It doesn't seem real logical to me. — InkQuill 18:18, 15 January 2008 (UTC)

The individual episodes would not go in the template box - instead it has links to each season's episodes. Wikimandia (talk) 20:18, 9 January 2015 (UTC)

XXX Parody[edit]

The XXX Seinfeld parody doesn't belong in the show's template box. It is not related all to the Seinfeld universe nor anyone involved with the show, nor is it particularly notable. Wikimandia (talk) 20:18, 9 January 2015 (UTC)

Whilst it has an article, it is deemed notable by Wikipedia. As far as its inclusion, as a derivative work, it clearly belongs here. --Rob Sinden (talk) 12:07, 13 May 2016 (UTC)

Tom's Restaurant[edit]

As a real-world location, it has no direct relationship with the series (it was used for external location shots only), so needs to be removed. Its fictional counterpart is directly related and of course should stay. --Rob Sinden (talk) 12:07, 13 May 2016 (UTC)

Tom's Restaurant is used as a subsection, not as a stand alone listing. The entire sign was used in early episodes, so the name 'Tom's Restaurant' does appear in the series (later changed to Monk's, which has the main page on the template). Tom's is shown in almost every episode of the series, so would hold interest to Seinfeld fans, and its appearance in Seinfeld is prominent in the lead of its article. Maybe this isn't an exact guideline fit, but seems like a good exception. Show a photo of the restaurant to just about anyone in the U.S. and their only point of reference (unlike something like the White House or other buildings) is Seinfeld. Why not an exception in this case, especially since it's a subsection. Randy Kryn 13:14, 13 May 2016 (UTC)
Whether or not it's a subsection (or main heading, or group heading or whatever) is irrelevant, the link is still visible in the navbox and the same rule should apply. Linking to the ficitionalised version is sufficient. We link to the song "Tom's Diner" in the {{Suzanne Vega}} navbox, not the restaurant the song was about... --Rob Sinden (talk) 13:20, 13 May 2016 (UTC)