Episode: #6 'The Ex Girlfriend', #7 'The Pony Remark', #8 'The Jacket' & #9 'The Phone Message'
Year (of Sneaker): 1990

An unremarkable, affordable shoe is the harbinger of Mr. Seinfeld's habit of wearing the same shoe for several episodes. There's nothing wrong with the Strategy, and its blue swoosh/white upper formula is echoed in some future Jerry favorites.