The Baby Shower (season 2, episode 10)
written by Larry Charles, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: May 16, 1991
Elaine throws a baby shower in Jerry’s apartment. George plots revenge on the guest of honor. Kramer talks Jerry into getting illegal cable but the installers end up crashing the baby shower.
Elaine hosts a baby shower for her friend Leslie when Jerry is out of town, but he returns sooner than expected and partakes. Kramer tries to install illegal cable in Jerry’s apartment with disastrous results.
After George describes Leslie as the worst date of his life, Elaine asks if she can use Jerry’s apartment to host a baby shower for her, as Jerry will be out of town doing shows.
Chappaquiddick, MASSACHUSETTS (map)
Jerry mentions that Leslie’s husband tried blaming the Ted Kennedy Chappaquiddick incident on “bad directions” at their wedding.
Brooklyn, NEW YORK (map)
George says Leslie once dragged him to a performance at a warehouse on the waterfront in Brooklyn.
Elaine mentions she would host the baby shower, but her roomate has Epstein-Barr syndrome “with a twist of Lyme disease.”
Danbury, CONNECTICUT (map)
Elaine says her roommate Tina got sick “during the love-in” during an outdoor production of “Hair” in Danbury.
Buffalo, NEW YORK (map)
Jerry lets Elaine use his apartment while he is performing at a show in Buffalo.
SOVIET UNION (now RUSSIA) (map)
Kramer refers to the cable guys as the “Sakharov of cable guys,” who “escaped the Gulag.”
Queens, NEW YORK (map)
George picks up Jerry from the airport, with the ulterior motive of taking Jerry back to his apartment so he can confront Leslie at her baby shower.
Riverside Dr., New York, NEW YORK
Leslie mentions to Elaine that she just got an apartment here, where Bernard Goetz’s mother used to live.
Hyannisport, MASSACHUSETTS (map)
Leslie says her husband Todd is in Hyannisport while she’s at the baby shower.
50 Mall Dr. W., Jersey City, NEW JERSEY (map)
Leslie complains to Elaine about her baby shower, asking “who catered this, Sears?” The closest Sears to Jerry’s Apartment is this location.
419 Boston Ave., Medford, MASSACHUSETTS (map)
Leslie tells Elaine that she’s just like she was in college…as a putdown, not as a compliment.