The Pen

305 - Pen

The Pen (season 3, episode 3)

written by Larry David, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: October 2, 1991

While visiting his parents in Florida, Jerry suffers a scuba diving accident while Elaine endures a very uncomfortable night on a sofabed. A tribute to Jerry’s dad goes awry after Jerry accepts an astronaut pen from a surly retiree.


Jerry’s Apartment and Monk’s Café are not featured in this episode.

The Improv

Pines Of Mar Gables, FLORIDA
The site of the entire episode. Jerry and Elaine stay with Morty and Helen, experiencing overheating, upside-down space pens, foldout bed bars, chiropractors and dinner checks for $19.45. Jerry also mentions his parents in his opening monologue, noting how old people do not wear bathing suits, they wear “trunks.”

Alice Wainwright Park
2845 Brickell Ave., Miami, FLORIDA
Morty instructs Jerry with directions to go scuba diving, saying to go along Biscayne Blvd. (US Route 1) from Interstate 95. I-95 intersects with Rt. 1 (or Brickell Ave.) in this part of Miami, near Alice Wainwright Park).


Put it in the vault!

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