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The Side Character Seinfeld Fans Wanted To See On Screen More

"Seinfeld" is one of the most seminal sitcoms of the '90s and is often listed among the best TV comedies of all time (via The Observer). Partly inspired by the ridiculous situations that comedian Jerry Seinfeld observed in his daily life, the show was co-created by Seinfeld and fellow comedian Larry David. 

"Seinfeld" follows the longtime pals Jerry (Jerry Seinfeld) and George (Jason Alexander) along with their friends Kramer (Michael Richards) and Elaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) as they get into absurd relationship drama, generally behave immaturely, and go on to learn almost nothing of value from it. Funny enough, this lack of growth is something fans have always enjoyed about the show. There's rarely a big moral lesson to be learned by the characters or the audience; instead, the four rarely suffer any negative consequences for their actions, leaving them free to do something equally silly in the next episode.

Of course, another big part of the charm of "Seinfeld" comes in the form of its many hilarious side characters. While some like Puddy (Patrick Warburton) or Newman (Wayne Knight) would grow to become series regulars over time, there are other characters that fans wish they could have seen more of.

Fans miss Elaine's old roomie

On the r/seinfeld subreddit, u/8379MS posted their pick for the best side character in the history of the show, and their choice might surprise you. "Tina. Best side character in the entire show," the user declared in their popular thread. "They should've given her more scenes."

Tina (Siobhan Fallon Hogan) first showed up in Season 2, Episode 9 ("The Deal") of "Seinfeld," appearing as Elaine's roommate (via IMDb). Her most memorable moment might be in Season 3, Episode 2 ("The Truth"), where she had an exotic tryst with Kramer, which included plates of empty food and wild jungle music in the background. She last appeared in Season 5, Episode 22 ("The Opposite").

Other fans were quick to jump in with quotes from the character in her heavy New York City accent. "That's why there's a Buzurrr!" wrote u/throwitaway12012 in the top comment. "Kurrrr-Aymurrrr!!!" parroted a response from u/vitaminpyd in much the same vein. u/Beckyd123 was particularly enthusiastic about the character. "I loved her! She totally should have been on more episodes," the user weighed in. "Honestly, she could have her own show and I would have watched." While "Seinfeld" is well-known for its hilarious list of guest stars, the downside of that is that fans sometimes don't see as much they might have liked from certain characters or performers.