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Shrinkage! ‘Seinfeld’ fans irate with Netflix for cutting show’s ratio

George Costanza would be upset about this shrinkage, too.

Fans of “Seinfeld” are fuming with Netflix after the show’s new exclusive streaming service changed the sitcom’s original 4:3 aspect ratio to the narrower, more modern and cinematic version of 16:9 — literally cutting out jokes in the process.

And die-hard supporters — who endured a summer without streaming the 1990s humor of co-creators Larry David, 74, and Jerry Seinfeld, 67, since the show departed from Hulu — have been quick to call out instances where the new ratio’s shrinkage on the top and bottom of the screen has caused problems.

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