The Seven

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The Seven (season 7, episode 13)

written by Alec Berg & Jeff Schaffer, directed by Andy Ackerman
original airdate: February 1, 1996

George announces that he wants to name his first child Seven and loses it when Susan’s cousin decides to use the name. Elaine buys a bike but hurts her neck when it falls off the shelf onto her. Jerry’s girlfriend wears the same dress every time he sees her.


The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Kramer uses his shiatsu “talents” to fix Elaine’s neck pain, in exchange for her vintage bike, but when Elaine’s pain later returns and she asks for the bike back, an impartial mediator is needed to resolve the dispute. Jerry mocks George’s choice of the name “Seven,” and provides suggestions from other household items.

Monk’s Café
Jerry and George decipher the reasoning behind Christie’s potentially wearing of the identical outfit all the time. George tells Jerry that Susan is “weakening” to the name Seven.

Antique Toys
358 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, NEW YORK
nearest subway: Hoyt-Schermerhorn Streets (A,C,G)
Elaine buys a vintage Schwinn Sting-Ray, and Jerry meets Christie, who seemingly always wears the same top. Thanks Erkan B. for the tip!

Pasta Vicci (NOW CLOSED)
410 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NEW YORK
nearest subway: 79th Street (1)
George and Susan go for dinner with her cousins Ken and Carrie, where George suggests the name Soda for Carrie’s coming baby.

World Trade Center
1 World Trade Ctr., New York, NEW YORK
nearest subway: World Trade Center (E)
Kramer reveals that he learned “the healing power of the body’s natural pressure points” from a wise-man, a genius…who sells t-shirts outside the World Trade Center.

Café Paul
61 W. 74th St., New York, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: 72nd Street (B,C)

Jerry takes Christie here for dinner (“the food is atrocious, but the busboys are the best in the city!”), where he sees her yet again wearing the same top. Thanks Erkan B. for the tip!

Peter’s (NOW CLOSED)
182 Columbus Ave., New York, NEW YORK
nearest subway: 72nd Street (B,C)
Susan and George go for dinner, where Susan breaks the news that her cousin wants to steal George’s idea and name her child Seven.

Elaine’s Apartment
Elaine’s neck injury worsens in her bed, thanks to Kramer’s so-called “shiatsu” treatment.

Ken & Carrie’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

George discusses his “waffling” about the name Seven, when Carrie goes into labor with him present.

Newman’s Apartment
Elaine and Kramer visit Newman’s apartment for an impartial mediator to decide who owns the bicycle…and he goes the King Solomon route instead, deeming that the bike be cut in half.

23 E. 22nd St., New York, NEW YORK
nearest subway: 23rd Street (N,R)
Jerry and Christie go for another dinner, where she wears the same dress again…Jerry tests this only-owns-one-dress theory when she spills wine on it, forcing her home to change.

Christie’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry and Christie visit her “fortress of solitude” so she can change. Jerry discovers photos of her in the same dress from years earlier, and he deduces that her closets are evidently full of the same scoop-neck dress.

St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center (now Mount Sinai West)
1000 Tenth Ave., New York, NEW YORK
nearest subway: 59th Street – Columbus Circle (A,B,C,D,1)
Where Susan’s cousin Carrie gives birth to baby Seven, after stealing the idea for the name from a defeated George: “I’m family, I’m having sex with the cousin! Seven! SEVEN!”

Hobo Joe Statue
1015 E. Monroe Ave., Buckeye, ARIZONA
Jerry refers to Kramer’s mooching as him being Hobo Joe, trying to collect his weekly tab. “Notes About Nothing” on the Season 7 DVD notes the restaurant chain has since closed, but that the statue is still in Buckeye.


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