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Happy Festivus: 'Seinfeld' fans flock to pop-up set replica

Augie Max Vargas does his Kramer entrance inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper Westside apartment.
Augie Max Vargas does his Kramer entrance inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper Westside apartment. "Seinfeld: The Apartment" is an exhibit put on by Hulu on display from Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 to Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. The pop-up installation is free and open to the public in West Hollywood.
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Augie Max Vargas does his Kramer entrance inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper Westside apartment.
"Seinfeld: The Apartment" is an exhibit put on by Hulu on display from Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 to Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. The pop-up installation is free and open to the public in West Hollywood.
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Augie Max Vargas does his Kramer entrance inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper Westside apartment.
'Seinfeld' fans wait in line on the opening day of "Seinfeld: The Apartment" on Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood on Wednesday morning, Dec. 16, 2015. The exhibit is put on by Hulu and is on display until Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. The pop-up installation is free and open to the public.
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Augie Max Vargas does his Kramer entrance inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper Westside apartment.
Aral Gribble of Sherman Oaks poses as George Constanza in a photo shoot inspired by the episode, "The Package." "Seinfeld: The Apartment" is an exhibit put on by Hulu on display from Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 to Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. The pop-up installation is free and open to the public in West Hollywood.
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Augie Max Vargas does his Kramer entrance inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper Westside apartment.
"Seinfeld: The Apartment" is an exhibit put on by Hulu on display from Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 to Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. The pop-up installation is free and open to the public in West Hollywood.
Maya Sugarman/KPCC
Augie Max Vargas does his Kramer entrance inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper Westside apartment.
"Fusilli Jerry" is on display inside "Seinfeld: The Apartment," an exhibit put on by Hulu on display from Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 to Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. The pop-up installation is free and open to the public in West Hollywood.
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Augie Max Vargas does his Kramer entrance inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper Westside apartment.
Brittany Mullen poses for a photo in a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's stand-up stage in "Seinfeld." Hulu's exhibit is on display from Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 to Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. The pop-up installation is free and open to the public in West Hollywood.
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Augie Max Vargas does his Kramer entrance inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper Westside apartment.
"Seinfeld: The Apartment" is an exhibit put on by Hulu on display from Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 to Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. The pop-up installation is free and open to the public in West Hollywood.
Maya Sugarman/KPCC
Augie Max Vargas does his Kramer entrance inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper Westside apartment.
"Seinfeld: The Apartment" is an exhibit put on by Hulu on display from Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 to Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. The pop-up installation is free and open to the public in West Hollywood.
Maya Sugarman/KPCC
Augie Max Vargas does his Kramer entrance inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper Westside apartment.
Felice Kaplan of West Hollywood poses for a photo inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's kitchen in "Seinfeld. The pop-up installation is on display from Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 to Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. The pop-up installation is free and open to the public in West Hollywood.
Maya Sugarman/KPCC
Augie Max Vargas does his Kramer entrance inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper Westside apartment.
"Seinfeld: The Apartment" is an exhibit put on by Hulu on display from Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 to Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. The pop-up installation is free and open to the public in West Hollywood.
Maya Sugarman/KPCC
Augie Max Vargas does his Kramer entrance inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper Westside apartment.
"Seinfeld: The Apartment" is an exhibit put on by Hulu on display from Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 to Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. The pop-up installation is free and open to the public in West Hollywood.
Maya Sugarman/KPCC
Augie Max Vargas does his Kramer entrance inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper Westside apartment.
"Seinfeld: The Apartment" is an exhibit put on by Hulu on display from Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 to Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. The pop-up installation is free and open to the public in West Hollywood.
Maya Sugarman/KPCC
Augie Max Vargas does his Kramer entrance inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper Westside apartment.
Felice Kaplan of West Hollywood holds a Sports Illustrated magazine from 1991. "Seinfeld: The Apartment" is an exhibit put on by Hulu on display from Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 to Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015. The pop-up installation is free and open to the public in West Hollywood.
Maya Sugarman/KPCC
Augie Max Vargas does his Kramer entrance inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper Westside apartment.
The diner table and booth from the original set of "Seinfeld" is on display as part of a Hulu exhibit. The pop-up installation is free and open to the public in West Hollywood.
Maya Sugarman/KPCC
Augie Max Vargas does his Kramer entrance inside a replica of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper Westside apartment.
The diner table and booth from the original set of "Seinfeld" is on display as part of a Hulu exhibit. The pop-up installation is free and open to the public in West Hollywood.
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Grab your PEZ dispenser and put on your puffy shirt because "Seinfeld: The Apartment" opened Wednesday in West Hollywood.

The pop-up installation is put on by Hulu as a promotion for its release of all nine "Seinfeld" seasons in June. It'll be on display in L.A. through Sunday.

The exhibit features a real-world version of Jerry Seinfeld's Upper West Side apartment with items on display from the original "Seinfeld" set. (You can see photos in the slideshow above!) It first debuted in New York City this summer with an estimated 10,000 people attending throughout its five-day run. 

Here's what the scene looked like in L.A. Wednesday morning. In the first 30 minutes of opening, more than 100 fans came through the door. 

Check out the video

Before you visit "Seinfeld: The Apartment," here are some tips from a life-long fan:

The Apartment will be on display from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday at 8445 Melrose Avenue in West Hollywood. Admission is free.