By Jeff Labrecque
Updated June 01, 2007 at 04:00 AM EDT

Without co-creator Larry David (he bailed after season 7), Jerry Seinfeld indulged a more waggish sense of humor in Seinfeld: Season 8. Think cockfights, urban sombreros, and the mortifying Mock-Elaine-A dance. ”There was a sense that the teacher was gone,” director Andy Ackerman says in the ”Submarine Captain” featurette. ”Now we can goof off.” EXTRAS Seinfeld remained true to the irascible David: ”My favorite thing about the whole series is inexplicable malevolence,” says Seinfeld in one of 14 rather humdrum ”Inside Looks.” Spoken like a true anti-dentite. A-