The Stock Tip (season 1, episode 5)
written by Larry David & Jerry Seinfeld, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: June 21, 1990
After George receives a stock tip, he and Jerry take the financial plunge. Elaine and her allergies battle her boyfriend’s cats. Meanwhile, Jerry’s weekend getaway with his new girlfriend proves to be a relationship killer.
Jerry obsesses over his stock, with Kramer gleefully watching as the stock (and Jerry’s investment) tumbles.
George celebrates his stock’s success, smoking a cigar and gloating about a new car he purchased, much to Jerry’s dismay.
Elaine mentions she lost a grape in her apartment, thus being late to meet Jerry and George.
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Jerry visits the dry cleaners with George, where he argues with an apathetic dry cleaner owner over admitting fault in shrinking one of Jerry’s shirts.
George mentions he got a stock tip for Tramco Corp., based in Springfield, who is introducing a robot butcher. He is not specific about which Springfield he means, as there are dozens throughout the United States in nearly every state.