The Pie

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The Pie (season 5, episode 15)

written by Tom Gammill & Max Pross, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: February 17, 1994

Jerry meets his girlfriend’s father, Poppie, and loses his appetite. Elaine discovers that a mannequin resembling her has been showing up in window displays. George plots a strategy to buy a suit on sale. Kramer dates a Monk’s cashier.


The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry and George obsess over Audrey’s refusal to try Jerry’s apple pie. Kramer tells Elaine about her lookalike mannequin he discovered in a clothing store.

Monk’s Café
Jerry becomes obsessed with finding out why his new girlfriend refuses to try the apple pie from Monk’s. Kramer dates Olive, a cashier at Monk’s, after he discovers her long nails cure his nagging constant back itch.

Rinitze (NOT REAL)
216 Columbus Ave., New York, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: 72nd Street (B,C)
Kramer discovers an Elaine doppelganger mannequin (“it’s like they chopped off your arms and legs, dipped you in plastic, then screwed you all back together and stuck you on a pedestal!”) here, which she later steals from the store. George strategizes on how to get a suit soon to be on sale, having to trick a “fellow 40 short” into not buying the suit. Kramer mentions that the store is downtown, although the exterior is the Uptown Nautica store featured in “The Red Dot.” Thanks Erkan B. for the tip!

EUROPE (map)
Elaine tells the store clerk that “I wouldn’t be caught dead wearing your crummy little Euro-trash rags,” referring specifically to a $1200 Jean-Paul Gauthier dress on “her” mannequin.

Poppie’s (NOT REAL)
1394 Third Ave., New York, NEW YORK
nearest subway: 77th Street (6)

Jerry catches Poppie not washing his hands (“Poppie’s…a little sloppy”)…and then refuses to try his pizza, in a similar fashion to Audrey’s refusal of his apple pie. Audrey takes a reservation and says that Poppie’s is on 77th Street, but the exterior is actually on Third at 79th. Thanks Erkan B. for the tip!

Pendant Publishing
Jerry drops off Elaine (and the lookalike mannequin) at her office after their trip to Rinitze, on Jerry’s way to Poppie’s.

Peter’s (NOW CLOSED)
182 Columbus Ave., New York, NEW YORK
nearest subway: 72nd Street (B,C)
A “swishing” George (thanks to his too-tight new suit) has a meeting with the McKenzie people about a potential job, where they get likely food poisoning with a spiked chocolate cream pie meant for George.

Chicago, ILLINOIS (map)
Elaine mentions her friend wrote her to tell her she saw the same Elaine-like mannequin in Chicago, wondering out loud “what if there are more?”

Zohra Fabrics (now Bazar Fabrics)
256 W. 39th St., New York, NEW YORK
nearest subway: 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal (A,C,E)
It is discovered that Ricky (from “The Cigar Store Indian“) is making the TR-6 mannequin model (or, “Elaine”) here.


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