‘Seinfeld’: 3 Times George Costanza Was Worse Than Jerry Seinfeld

Jason Alexander with Estelle Harris and Jerry Stiller in their kitchen during the filming of 'Seinfeld'
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George didn’t just push children out of his way. He left his date behind and nearly trampled over an old lady to be the first one out of the building. Say what you want about Jerry, but he never trampled over kids. Elaine and Kramer would have never, or, at least, we hope they wouldn’t have.

George inadvertently killed his fiance and wasn’t all that upset about it

Seinfeld fans were OK with most of George’s antics, regardless of how awful a person he was. In fact, his cluelessness was seen as a positive trait, and many fans argue that George was rarely malicious. Most of his bad moments were simple mishaps. Many did turn on the character when his fiancee, 

Seinfeld fans have always been quick to point out just how awful the character of Jerry Seinfeld was during the series. While it is true that Jerry could be a pretty horrendous human, he wasn’t the only one of his pals that could be selfish and, frequently, downright terrible. Elaine Benes and Cosmo Kramer had their moments, too. But no one was nearly as bad as George Costanza. You can argue that George had moments when he was arguably worse than Jerry. Do you remember his three worst moments?

George Costanza pushed children and retirees out of the way to save himself from a fire 

When considering George Costanza’s worst moments, Seinfeld fans are often drawn to the moment the perpetually single George pushed children and an older woman out of the way to escape a fire. In the season five episode, “The Fire,” George is invited to a children’s birthday party by the woman he is seeing. He agrees to attend, but when he discovers a fire in the kitchen, he doesn’t quietly and calmly lead the kids to safety. Instead, he pushes everyone out of the way to get out first. 

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George, Estelle, and Frank Costanza | David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images

George didn’t just push children out of his way. He left his date behind and nearly trampled over an old lady to be the first one out of the building. Say what you want about Jerry, but he never trampled over kids. Elaine and Kramer would have never, or, at least, we hope they wouldn’t have.

George inadvertently killed his fiance and wasn’t all that upset about it

Seinfeld fans were OK with most of George’s antics, regardless of how awful a person he was. In fact, his cluelessness was seen as a positive trait, and many fans argue that George was rarely malicious. Most of his bad moments were simple mishaps. Many did turn on the character when his fiancee, Susan Ross, died from toxic envelope glue. While inadvertently caused by George, her death would have been mostly fine with fans if he hadn’t seemed happy about it. 

George’s frugality was a plot point several times during the run of Seinfeld. It even factored into much of his bad behavior. Still, his frugality went a little too far when it caused Susan’s death. During the show’s seventh season, George talks Susan into buying the cheapest wedding invitations possible. The toxic glue led to her

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