The Barber

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The Barber (season 5, episode 8)

written by Andy Robin, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: November 11, 1993

Jerry frets over leaving his incompetent barber. Elaine enlists Kramer to participate in a bachelor auction.


The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
The gang criticizes Jerry’s terrible haircut, and Newman comes in on a stealth mission to steal one of Jerry’s hairs. Enzo comes to confront Jerry and Gino, but ends up bonding with his nephew over “Edward Scissorhands.” George gets the idea to show up at SanaLac regardless if he has been hired or not.

Monk’s Café
George asks the gang to interpret the meaning of “of course…” in relation to his interview. Elaine and Kramer criticize Enzo’s work on Jerry’s past haircuts.

SanaLac (NOT REAL)
Commerce Building, 708 Third Ave., New York, NEW YORK
nearest subway: Grand Central – 42nd Street (4,5,6,7)
George has an interview with a rest-stop supply company, but when it comes to getting the job, of course…

Enzo’s (NOT REAL)
203 Spring St., New York, NEW YORK
nearest subway: Spring Street (C,E)
Jerry’s barber Enzo, where his nephew Gino also works. Despite actually being located downtown, Jerry tells Kramer that the shop is right around the corner from him, and it would be too awkward to switch barbers, as he would pass by Enzo’s so often. Thanks Erkan B. for the tip!

Queens College
65 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, Queens, NEW YORK
nearest subway: Flushing – Main Street (7)
Jerry is seen wearing a Queens College hat to cover up his terrible haircut.

Gino’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry is forced to hide from Enzo, who ends up barging into his nephew’s apartment suspiciously, but ends up watching Edward Scissorhands with Gino.

Westbury Hotel (NOW CLOSED)
15 E. 69th St., New York, NEW YORK
nearest subway: 68th Street – Hunter College (6)
Elaine hosts her bachelor auction here, being forced to resort to Kramer as a bachelor after Jerry’s awful haircut forces him out as a participant.

Pensky offices
New York, NEW YORK

Where George was “of coursed…” for a second time about a prospective job, but couldn’t actually be hired this time, due to Mr. Pensky’s impending indictment.


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