The Over-Cheer

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The Over-Cheer (season 3, episode 6)

written by Larry David & Jerry Seinfeld, directed by Larry David
original airdate: February 2, 2014

The halftime of Super Bowl XLVIII profiled “two regular New Yorkers” taking in the game in New York: Jerry Seinfeld, and his “best friend for almost every single day of the 1990s,” George Costanza, as part of his series “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee.” Jerry takes George out in a 1976 AMC Pacer: “it doesn’t work, it looks ridiculous, and falls apart – which makes it the perfect car for Mr. George Costanza.”

FEATURED LOCATIONS

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry and George step out of the apartment for a quick coffee (the apartment, however, remains unseen), where George criticizes Jerry for not putting out his favorite curly chips (Jerry: “I’m sick of the curly chip!”).

Monk’s Café
Jerry and George go for a halftime cup of coffee (at the REAL New York location of Tom’s), where George discovers that Jerry invited George over for the game only because George’s prior “over-cheering” got them banned from a legitimate Super Bowl party. The Pacer later stalls outside the coffee shop, leaving them stranded in the snow.

New Jersey Turnpike, Exit 14
Newark, NEW JERSEY
(map)
Jerry is seen driving down the Turnpike in the rain into New York City, in his AMC Pacer, on his way to pick up George.

MetLife Stadium
1 MetLife Stadium Dr., East Rutherford, NEW JERSEY
(map)
When George comments how he can’t believe that the Super Bowl is in New York, Jerry angrily replies, saying “well, they gotta have it somewhere!” The Seattle Seahawks ended up defeating the Denver Broncos 43-8 at MetLife.

Lucky Strike Lanes
660 W. 42nd St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal (A,C,E)
Jerry and George pass by here on their way to the coffee shop, arguing over the Super Bowl.

Amigos Mexican Bar & Restaurant (NOW CLOSED)
2888 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 116th Street – Columbia University (1)
Jerry claims he wants to try a different place from the coffee shop, where they put cinnamon on tuna; “Is cinnamon ever bad? Cinnamon enhances everything!” However, they show up when the restaurant is closed for the game, and are forced to head to the coffee shop instead.

The Wasserstein’s
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry confesses to George that he was invited to the Wasserstein’s to watch the Super Bowl, but turned it down as George was shunned due to his behaviour two years earlier, partially for “over-cheering,” but in particular for “availing himself of the toilet in their master bedroom.” George later tells Jerry to leave for the second half, before he discovers Newman is a guest of the party.

Lucas Oil Stadium
500 S. Capitol Ave., Indianapolis, INDIANA
(map)
George discovers he was uninvited from the Wasserstein’s Super Bowl party, after his “over-cheering” for the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI ruined the whole party (“It was the Giants! What was I supposed to do, I cheered!”). The Giants defeated the New England Patriots here 21-17 on February 5, 2012.

Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee – Season Three

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SEASON THREE (WINTER 2014) – FEATURED LOCATIONS

Guests: Louis C.K.Patton OswaltJay LenoTodd BarryTina FeyGeorge CostanzaHoward Stern


Pier Sixty
Chelsea Piers, New York, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: 23rd Street (C,E)
“Comedy, Sex And The Blue Numbers”
Jerry picks up comedian and “Louie” creator Louis C.K. in a 1959 Fiat 600 Jolly, where they park at the pier before heading out for coffee on Louis’ personal yacht.
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Handsome Coffee Roasters (now Blue Bottle Coffee)
582 Mateo St., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
“How Would You Kill Superman?”
Jerry goes for a fancy, hipster-ish coffee with actor and comedian Patton Oswalt, who he picks up in a DeLorean DMC-12 (which breaks down), gets a ride downtown in a 2012 Honda Accord (via the Uber app), and takes home in a replacement DeLorean DMC-12 (which may or may not fly, a la “Back To The Future“).
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Jones Coffee Roasters
693 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CALIFORNIA (map)
“Comedy Is A Concealed Weapon”
Jerry goes for coffee with comedian and “The Tonight Show” host Jay Leno, who he makes try his first ever cup of coffee after picking him up in a 1949 Porsche 356/2.
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Tom’s Coney Island
1229 Boardwalk W., Brooklyn, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: West 8th Street – New York Aquarium (F,Q)
“So You’re Mellow And Tense?”
Jerry goes for a cup of coffee with comedian Todd Barry on Coney Island, who he picks up in a 1966 MG MGB.

Nathan’s Famous
1310 Surf Ave., Brooklyn, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: Coney Island – Stillwell Avenue (D,F,N,Q)
“So You’re Mellow And Tense?”
Jerry and Todd stop off for a hot dog following their first coffee, discussing the nuances of the Independence Day hot dog eating contest.

Everyman Espresso
136 E. 13th St., New York, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: 3rd Avenue (L)
“So You’re Mellow And Tense?”
Jerry and Todd try again for a good cup of joe back in the city, this time in the East Village.
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Floridita Restaurant & Bar (NOW CLOSED)
2276 Twelfth Ave., New York, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: 125th Street (1)
“Feces Are My Purview”
Jerry goes for coffee, and the mysterious “Wheat Puffs” shake, with “Saturday Night Live” alum and “30 Rock” creator Tina Fey, who he picks up in a 1967 Volvo 1800S.

Dominique Ansel Bakery
189 Spring St., New York, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: Spring Street (C,E)
“Feces Are My Purview”
Jerry convinces Tina to head back downtown to try a legendary “Cronut,” as creator and baker Dominique Ansel personally put one aside just for them.

Pier Sixty
Chelsea Piers, New York, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: 23rd Street (C,E)
“Feces Are My Purview”
Jerry and Tina pass the pier, where Tina tells Jerry about a project she and Louis C.K. worked on for Chris Rock, where Jerry is stunned that Louis told him the very story while at Pier Sixty while filming his episode, “Comedy, Sex And The Blue Numbers.”
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For a full profile of the Super Bowl XLVIII episode “The Over-Cheer,” starring George Costanza, click HERE.
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Bel Aire Diner
31-91 21st St., Astoria, Queens, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: Broadway (N,Q)
“The Last Days Of Howard Stern”
Jerry goes for a reluctant meal with the self-proclaimed “King Of All Media,” shock radio legend Howard Stern, who he picks up in a 1969 Pontiac GTO called “The Judge.”

Associated Supermarket (now City Fresh Market)
2115 Broadway, Astoria, Queens, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: Broadway (N,Q)
“The Last Days Of Howard Stern”
Jerry and Howard stop in a nearby grocery store, where Jerry plays a rousing rendition of “What Does It Cost?,” hosted by Howard.
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Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee – Season Two

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SEASON TWO (2013) – FEATURED LOCATIONS

Guests: Sarah SilvermanDavid LettermanGad ElmalehDon RicklesSeth MeyersChris Rock


Millie’s Cafe
3524 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
“I’m Going To Change Your Life Forever”
Jerry goes for an awkward lunch with actor and black comic Sarah Silverman, who he picks up in a 1969 Jaguar E-Type Series 2.

K & C Donut (NOW CLOSED)
3500 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
“I’m Going To Change Your Life Forever”
Following their lunch, Jerry and Sarah stop in for a few donuts to nibble on during their drive back.
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Stew Leonard’s
99 Federal Rd., Danbury, CONNECTICUT (map)
“I Like Kettlecorn”
Jerry demonstrates the practicality of his 1995 Volvo 960 by speeding around the parking lot with a trunk full of groceries, promptly spilling them everywhere (as he left the trunk open).

Ron Jon’s Pit Stop
58 Padanaram Rd., Danbury, CONNECTICUT (map)
“I Like Kettlecorn”
Jerry stops off for trendy “family car” decals for the back of David’s Volvo, except he asks for 2 men, which he finds out is not legal for marriage in the state of Connecticut.

The Green Granary
84 Railroad St., New Milford, CONNECTICUT (map)
“I Like Kettlecorn”
Jerry goes for coffee with comedian and long-time “Late Show” host David Letterman, who he picks up in Letterman’s own souped-up 1995 Volvo 960.

Taylor & Son True Value Hardware
85 Railroad St., New Milford, CONNECTICUT (map)
“I Like Kettlecorn”
Jerry and David venture into a nearby hardware store, to see if it captures that “hardware store smell” they discussed previously.
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Pommes Frites (NOW CLOSED)
123 2nd Ave., New York, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: Astor Place (6)
“No Lipsticks For Nuns”
Jerry picks up French comedian (“the French Jerry Seinfeld”) Gad Elmaleh in a 1950 Citroën 2CV, first stopping off for fries in his French excursion of New York City. The property was destroyed in an explosion in 2015, but has since reopened at 128 Macdougal St.

Balthazar
80 Spring St., New York, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: Spring Street (6)
“No Lipsticks For Nuns”
Jerry quickly stops off here, leaving Gad in the car to buy the quintessential French cuisine…baguettes.

French Roast
2340 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (1)
“No Lipsticks For Nuns”
Jerry and Gad stop off for French coffee and French cuisine on the Upper West Side.

Baked By Melissa
2325 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (1)
“No Lipsticks For Nuns”
Jerry goes for a mini-cupcake here, relishing at the fact that the cupcakes cost $2 even, no change required.
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Factor’s Famous Deli
9420 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
“You’ll Never Play The Copa”
Jerry goes for coffee with the godfather of insult comedy, “Mr. Warmth” Don Rickles, who he picks up in a 1958 Cadillac Eldorado.
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Roebling Tea Room (NOW CLOSED)
143 Roebling St., Brooklyn, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: Bedford Avenue (L)
“Really?”
Jerry shares a cup of coffee with “Saturday Night Live” and “Late Night” writer and host Seth Meyers, who he picks up in a 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS.
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Allendale Eats! (NOW CLOSED)
101 W. Allendale Ave., Allendale, NEW JERSEY (map)
“Kids Need Bullying”
Jerry goes for a bite with actor and fellow comic Chris Rock, who he picks up in a 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400S.

Ramsey Lukoil
1065 Rte. 17 N., Ramsey, NEW JERSEY (map)
“Kids Need Bullying”
Jerry and Chris are famously pulled over by police outside of this gas station in Ramsey, leaving Season Two on a very unexpected cliffhanger for a simple web series about getting coffee in nice cars.
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Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee – Season One

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SEASON ONE (2012) – FEATURED LOCATIONS

Guests: Larry DavidRicky GervaisBrian ReganAlec BaldwinJoel HodgsonBob EinsteinBarry MarderColin QuinnCarl ReinerMichael Richards


John O’Groats Grille & Pub
10516 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
“Larry Eats A Pancake”
Jerry stops in for coffee with “Seinfeld” co-creator Larry David, in a 1952 Volkswagen Beetle, where Jerry forces Larry to eat some of his pancakes.

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City Island Diner
304 City Island Ave., Bronx, NEW YORK (map)
“Mad Man In A Death Machine”
Jerry stops in for coffee and a bite with “The Office” creator Ricky Gervais, in a 1967 Austin-Healey 3000.
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Rae’s Restaurant
2901 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CALIFORNIA (map)
“A Monkey And A Lava Lamp”
Jerry has coffee and lunch with comedian Brian Regan, who he picks up in a 1970 Dodge Challenger T/A.
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Champion Parking
201 W. 75th St., New York, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: 72nd Street (1,2,3)
“Just A Lazy Shiftless Bastard”
Jerry and Alec Baldwin park their 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL here, where Baldwin asks the parking attendant if they can just have coffee in the garage.

Fairway Market Café
2127 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: 72nd Street (1,2,3)
“Just A Lazy Shiftless Bastard”
Jerry has lunch with acclaimed actor Alec Baldwin, who he picks up in a 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL.
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Skylark Fine Diner & Lounge
17 Wooding Ave., Edison, NEW JERSEY (map)
“A Taste Of Hell From On High”
Jerry has coffee with comedian and “Mystery Science Theater 3000” creator Joel Hodgson, who he picks up in a 1963 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia.
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Pinz Bowling Center
12655 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CALIFORNIA (map)
“Unusable On The Internet”
Jerry picks up comic actor and “Super Dave Osborne” himself, Bob Einstein, in a 1970 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3, and stop off to watch some bowlers on the way to Jerry’s Famous Deli.

Jerry’s Famous Deli
12655 Ventura Blvd., Studio City, CALIFORNIA (map)
“Unusable On The Internet”
Jerry and Bob share a meal, post-bowling-watching, but leave unsatisfied with the deli selection.

Nate ‘n Al’s of Beverly Hills
414 North Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills, CALIFORNIA (map)
“Unusable On The Internet”
Jerry and Bob go for their second meal, and are much more impressed with the sandwich options at Nate ‘n Al’s.
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Bendix Diner
Rte. 17 & Williams St., Hasbrouck Heights, NEW JERSEY (map)
“You Don’t Want To Offend A Cannibal”
Jerry grabs a bite with comedian and Ted L. Nancy creator Barry Marder, who he picks up in a 1966 Porsche 356 SC Cabriolet.
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Fort Defiance Café
365 Van Brunt St., Brooklyn, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: Smith – 9th Street (F,G)
“I Hear Downton Abbey Is Pretty Good…”
Jerry picks up comedian Colin Quinn in a 1976 Triumph TR6, where they meet up for coffee and food with fellow comic and Seinfeld nemesis “Maroon Golf,” Mario Joyner.
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Norm’s Restaurant
470 La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
“I Want Sandwiches, I Want Chicken”
Jerry shares a meal with comedy writing legend Carl Reiner, who he picks up in a 1960 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II, before reconvening with Reiner (and fellow comedy icon Mel Brooks) later for dinner.
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Jay Mohr’s / “Sugar Ray Leonard’s” house
El Medio Ave., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
“It’s Bubbly Time, Jerry”
Michael Richards makes Jerry take an unexpected detour in their 1962 Volkswagen Bus, as Michael claims he wants to visit Sugar Ray Leonard at his home. However, when knocking at the door, they discover it is actually Jay Mohr’s house, and quickly leave.

The Malibu Kitchen
3900 Cross Creek Rd., Malibu, CALIFORNIA (map)
“It’s Bubbly Time, Jerry”
Jerry picks up his “Seinfeld” costar, comic acting legend Michael Richards, in a revamped 1962 Volkswagen Bus, for coffee and lunch in Malibu.
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Monk’s Café

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MONK’S CAFÉ (actually Tom’s Restaurant)
2880 Broadway, NEW YORK, NEW YORK (map)

The gang’s hangout away from Jerry’s Apartment, the coffee shop, for the entire series.
nearest subway: 116th Street – Columbia University (1)

FEATURED EPISODES

Monk’s Café does NOT appear in the following episodes: “The Seinfeld Chronicles,” “The Stake Out,” “The Jacket,” “The Revenge,” “The Chinese Restaurant,” “The Pen,” “The Parking Garage,” “The Café,” “The Stranded,” “The Suicide,” “The Fix-Up,” “The Limo,” “The Good Samaritan,” “The Letter,” “The Parking Space,” “The Wallet,” “The Watch,” “The Opera,” “The Airport,” “The Movie,” “The Implant,” “The Handicap Spot,” “The Puffy Shirt,” “The Glasses,” “The Bris,” “The Non-Fat Yogurt,” “The Cigar Store Indian,” “The Dinner Party,” “The Hamptons,” “The Mom And Pop Store,” “The Highlights Of 100,” “The Package,” “The Dealership,” “The Puerto Rican Day” and “The Chronicle.”

Seasons: OneTwoThreeFourFiveSixSevenEightNineCurbCICGC

The Robbery
Monk’s Café’s first appearance of the series. George compliments the coffee shop’s bathroom mirrors, saying how he looks like Robert Wagner when he looks in it.

Male Unbonding
Jerry is forced to “dump” an old childhood friend, Joel Hornick, after growing tired of his childish antics and his generally irritating personality.

The Stock Tip
George celebrates his stock’s success, smoking a cigar and gloating about a new car he purchased, much to Jerry’s dismay.

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The Ex-Girlfriend
Jerry meets with Marlene here shortly after she breaks up with George. He later confesses to seeing Marlene, which George declares he really has no issue with Jerry and Marlene dating.

The Pony Remark
Jerry contemplates with George and Elaine whether to play in his softball championship (George: “We need you! You’re hitting everything!”) or attend Manya’s funeral (Elaine: “He has to go! He may have killed her!”).

The Phone Message
George reveals his plan to erase any evidence of his phone message – get Jerry into the apartment and swap out the tape.

The Apartment
Jerry tells George about his error in trying to get Elaine the unit above him, which begins the epic argument between the two over which is truly the bigger idiot.

The Statue
Trying to get more information about Ray’s duplicate statue of Jerry, Jerry invites him to the coffee shop, with George nearby to “spy” on Ray. This is also the first time the coffee shop is explicitly referred to as being called “Monk’s.”

The Heart Attack
George is convinced he is having a heart attack at Monk’s, after watching a TV program the night before about coronaries. In true George fashion, he still manages to argue his check before leaving for the hospital.

The Deal
Jerry breaks the news of his and Elaine’s “deal,” but doesn’t want to divulge. George’s response: “You ask me to have lunch, tell me you slept with Elaine, and then say you’re not in the mood for details. Now you listen to me. I want details and I want them right now. I don’t have a job, I have no place to go. You’re not in the mood? Well you get in the mood!”

The Baby Shower
After George describes Leslie as the worst date of his life, Elaine asks if she can use Jerry’s apartment to host a baby shower for her, as Jerry will be out of town doing shows.

The Busboy
Elaine and George lament over their situations, taking care of Ed and Pequita, respectively, while Jerry compliments a busboy.

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The Note
The gang spots Joe DiMaggio at Monk’s, dunking his donut in his coffee, proving Kramer’s Dinky Donuts story to be true.

The Truth
George dumps his girlfriend Patrice, taking her request to give her the “truth,” upsetting her to the point of being institutionalized.

The Dog
George and Elaine visit the coffee shop without Jerry, discovering they have nothing in common except for sharing stories about Jerry.

The Library
George tells the gang about Mr. Hayman’s high school antics (including giving George a wedgie and calling him “Can’t-stand-ya”), and Jerry later meets classmate Sherry Becker to discover the truth about what happened to “Tropic Of Cancer.”

The Tape
Elaine confesses to George that she left the message on Jerry’s tape recorder as a joke.

The Nose Job
George desperately tries to avoid looking at Audrey after her botched nose job (for which he later confesses he is likely going to hell for), but is floored when she reveals her new nose after seeing Kramer’s surgeon.

The Alternate Side
Elaine reveals that Owen has recovered (and admitted to just using her for sex), and Kramer tells the gang he was fired from the Woody Allen movie for botching his only line, and inadvertently getting glass in Woody’s eye after smashing a beer glass on a bar.

The Red Dot
George confesses to Jerry that he had sex with the cleaning woman on the desk in his office, later throwing up from drinking Hennigan’s (“good thing the cleaning lady was there”).

The Subway
After being split up on various adventures across the city, the gang reunites at Monk’s…including George, wearing only a hotel bed sheet, after having his suit and wallet stolen.

The Pez Dispenser
Jerry tells the story of how Kramer may have driven Richie to drugs, and George pre-emptively breaks up with Noel, much to her shock and dismay.

The Boyfriend
Jerry obsesses over Keith’s signals (or lack thereof) to Elaine and George, stunned at feeling this way over a man. George confesses that his life’s ambition is to sleep with a very tall woman.

The Keys
Kramer and George meet at the coffee shop to exchange keys, where George describes his yearning and “constant craving” to Kramer. George later meets Jerry to give him Elaine’s spare key, leading to a physical struggle over Jerry getting her keys.

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Olympic Moments & Facts
Jerry has a number of “Olympic Moments” at the coffee shop with George and Kramer.

The Trip
Jerry tells George about Kramer’s cameo on “Murphy Brown,” and invites him to join him in California when he goes to appear on “The Tonight Show.”

The Pitch/Ticket
Jerry and George have their landmark discussion about developing “a show about nothing,” before Jerry goes off on George for sinking the idea immediately by storming out of NBC over his “artistic integrity.” They are later trapped inside Monk’s, with Crazy Joe Davola laying in wait outside for them, shortly after kicking Kramer in the head.

The Bubble Boy
Jerry meets Mel Sanger, a Yoo-Hoo delivery man, and takes him up on his offer to visit his son Donald on his birthday, who is a fan who lives in a bubble.

The Cheever Letters
Jerry divulges the details of his night with Sandra to George, including the aftermath of the infamous “panty remark.”

The Virgin
Jerry and George argue over George’s desire to break up with Susan, as it means their pilot deal will disappear as well. Elaine later discusses the overrating of sex with Marla the virgin.

The Contest
After finding out that George gets caught doing “that” by his mother, the gang sets the rules for the infamous “Contest,” agreeing that everyone will chip in $100 (Elaine $150), with the “master of their domain” winning it all.

The Pick
George begs Susan to take him back, saying he has changed (and inadvertently calling her a soft-boiled egg). George later tells Jerry about how, upon regretting his decision, he turned to “the pick” to get out of the relationship.

The Visa
Jerry gets Babu Bhatt a job at Monk’s after being partially responsible for his restaurant failing. Babu works here until he is deported after Jerry fails to give him his visa renewal papers on time.

The Shoes
Jerry and Elaine see Gail Cunningham at the coffee shop, where she dramatically comments on how Elaine bought her shoes from the trendy store Botticelli.

The Outing
Knowing they are being eavesdropped on, Jerry and George playfully act that they are a gay couple, without realizing the eavesdropper was a reporter at NYU, whose exposé on Jerry and George “outs” them…not that there’s anything wrong with that. This is also the first appearance of Monk’s manager, Larry.

The Old Man
Elaine, newly minted as a volunteer for senior citizens, recruits Jerry and George to volunteer as well. Sid and Ben are later shown in the gang’s usual booth, having a similar nonsensical conversation about women.

The Junior Mint
Jerry and George struggle to try to guess the name of Jerry’s girlfriend, only knowing it rhymes with a female body part (“Aretha? Bovary!”).

The Smelly Car
George confesses that he is more attracted by Susan now that she is a lesbian, but she then meets another of George’s exes, Allison.

The Pilot
Elaine brings Monk’s before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, after she is refused a job for not being large-breasted by the new Monk’s management. She later discovers all the new waitresses are sisters, daughters of the new owner.

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The Mango
Elaine reveals to a stunned Jerry that she faked all orgasms with him when they were a couple.

The Sniffing Accountant
Jerry and Kramer grow suspicious after meeting with their accountant, Barry Prophet, after seeing him sniffing constantly when he meets them at Monk’s.

The Lip Reader
George’s latest girlfriend Gwen dumps him by giving you the “it’s not you, it’s me” routine, much to George’s dismay: “Nobody tells me it’s them not me, if it’s anybody it’s me!”

The Barber
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.

The Masseuse
George obsesses over the fact that Jerry’s masseuse girlfriend Jodi does not like him, which he discusses first with Jerry, then with his girlfriend Karen.

The Conversion
Jerry discusses the possible fungus Tawni may have with Elaine and Kramer. Sasha ends up breaking up with George even after his conversion, as she is moving to Latvia for a year.

The Stall
Elaine discovers that Jerry’s girlfriend Jane was the woman who could not “spare a square,” so Elaine exacts revenge in the Monk’s ladies room by removing all toilet paper, and fleeing the restaurant once Jane enters a stall.

The Marine Biologist
George delivers perhaps the most memorable speech in the show’s history, highlighting how he, as a pretend marine biologist, miraculously saved the life of a beach whale by removing a golf ball from its blowhole.

The Pie
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.

The Stand-In
George, about to dump Daphne, decides to maintain the relationship only to spite Al Netchie, who warned Daphne that George would “hurt her.” Daphne later ends up dumping George at the coffee shop.

The Wife
The manager of Monk’s, Larry, catches Jerry’s “wife” Meryl using outside syrup, to which she is sternly warned against bringing in any outside syrups, jams or condiments.

The Raincoats
George gets asked to join Big Brothers, and spins an elaborate web of lies when he passes, claiming he needs to go to Paris instead. Jerry and Elaine try to understand Aaron’s obsession with Morty & Helen Seinfeld.

The Fire
George defends his actions at the birthday party to Jerry. He later convinces Jerry to turn the tables on Toby, and go to heckle her at her office: “there’s no precedent baby!”

The Opposite
George employs “the opposite” philosophy, ordering the opposite lunch (chicken salad on rye, untoasted, potato salad, cup of tea), which ends up getting him a beautiful new girlfriend and a job with the New York Yankees.

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The Chaperone
Mr. Pitt meets with Elaine for an informal interview, commenting on how much she looks like Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and how she has the correct levels of “grace.”

The Big Salad
The infamous “big salad,” which George buys for Elaine (but all credit is given to his girlfriend Julie), was purchased from Monk’s.

The Pledge Drive
Elaine mentions to the gang how Mr. Pitt eats his candy with cutlery, noticing a new trend around the coffee shop. Jerry asks a favor of George, to bring a Yankee player to the pledge drive.

The Chinese Woman
George questions Frank about the mysterious man in the cape, while Frank counters with questions on why Jerry and Elaine didn’t say hello. Noreen figures out that Elaine was responsible for her and Paul breaking up.

The Couch
Kramer criticizes Jerry and Elaine for putting undue stress on Poppie and landing him in the hospital. George goes to his book club, but fails miserably at discussing “Breakfast At Tiffany’s.”

The Gymnast
Jerry and George argue about the acceptable placement of eating an eclair in the trash. Kramer reveals that his pain is being caused by a kidney stone.

The Soup
George goes out with Kelly, a waitress at Monk’s, who he later discovers already has a boyfriend (who is apparently “a real watch freak”). Now uncomfortable being around her, George tries to convert the gang to going to Reggie’s, the “Bizarro coffee shop,” with disastrous results.

The Secretary
Jerry and George discuss George’s unusual offer of a raise for Ada, and Jerry discovers a suspicious movie ticket stub in his jacket pocket.

The Race
Jerry and George have a “reunion” with Duncan and Lois in the coffee shop, exchanging jabs at each other’s lives and careers, before Duncan set up a rematch race.

The Switch
George tries to shun Jerry for even suggesting an attempt at “the switch,” claiming that “in the Middle Ages you could get locked up for even suggesting it!” Kramer later convinces Babs to quit her job and join him in a business venture.

The Label Maker
Jerry and George discuss George’s new girlfriend’s roommate, who George needs to get out of the picture and become the only man in Bonnie’s life.

The Scofflaw
Gary shares a secret with George, revealing he never actually had cancer, so Jerry has to “be nice” under the assumption he does not know this information. Elaine gives Mr. Lippman her glasses frames, and George debuts his toupee.

The Beard
George meets Denise, a woman who turns out to be bald, and rejects HIM after he loses his toupee. Jerry asks George, “one of the most deceitful, duplicitous, deceptive minds of our time,” how to beat a polygraph test. Elaine talks about her plan to “convert” Robert to the side of heterosexuality.

The Kiss Hello
The gang decides to introduce Kramer to Wendy, in the hopes that he will make a comment about her dated hairstyle. George vents on Wendy’s “delicate genius” as a physical therapist.

The Doorman
Kramer pitches the “Bro” idea to Jerry and George, who is now petrified that he may be genetically dispossessed for breasts as well. Elaine later tells Jerry he is responsible for replacing the couch stolen under his watch, to which George tells them to take back the pee-stained couch, thus kicking out Frank from his apartment in the process.

The Jimmy
Jerry and Elaine try to determine whether Jerry was actually violated by Tim Whatley while under anesthetic. Elaine discovers that the man who introduced her to “Jimmy” is in fact, Jimmy.

The Doodle
George shows Jerry and Elaine Paula’s doodle of him, a “Mr. Magoo” lookalike. Kramer takes Elaine through the Billy Mumphrey manuscript story, in the hopes Elaine will remember enough for her interview. George visits the coffee shop ensconced in velvet, much to Paula’s indifference.

The Fusilli Jerry
Elaine tells Jerry that he used his “move” on her, prompting Jerry to confront Puddy over putting a stop to using his patented move. Estelle tells George she is getting an eye job, as she, like George, is now “out there.”

The Diplomat’s Club
George shows a photo of Mr. Morgan to Jerry and Kramer, asking if they see a resemblance to Sugar Ray Leonard. Jerry tells Kramer to keep his urge to gamble in check, as he has been “clean” for over three years.

The Face Painter
Alec Berg gives the gang his Rangers tickets after seeing Jerry at the coffee shop. Jerry and George discuss George’s “matzah ball” of a non-returned “I love you” after Siena doesn’t reciprocate.

The Understudy
Elaine convinces Frank to translate Korean for him at the nail salon, and Frank “unburdens” himself by telling Elaine the lewd details of his past affair with a Korean woman.

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The Engagement
Sitting at Monk’s, disgusted with their lives, Jerry and George make a pact to make drastic changes in their lives and relationships. Jerry: “OUR LIVES! What kind of lives are these? We’re like children. We’re not men!” Jerry quickly breaks this pact within the episode, after dumping a woman for eating peas one at a time.

The Postponement
Susan tells George to “change the subject” when discussing bathroom doors going to the floor, making George seriously question his engagement. George tells Jerry that he cracked at his first postponement attempt, making Susan cry and not even getting any make-up sex.

The Maestro
Elaine apologizes to George for gossiping about him to Rabbi Kirschbaum. Jerry and George debate whether a security guard should have a chair, and if so, what kind. Jerry decides to look for a villa in Tuscany out of spite against the Maestro.

The Wink
Jerry, George and Elaine argue about whether a blind or deaf date is better. Jerry accidentally squirts a piece of grapefruit pulp into George’s eye, leading to chaos in George’s life. The gang discovers that Elaine’s “head-to-toe” visit at James’ cost Mr. Morgan his job, and got George an unwanted promotion.

The Hot Tub
Elaine tells the gang that Jean-Paul is staying with her, getting pressure from Jerry to ensure he is woken up with a proper alarm clock. George tells Jerry his trick to always looking busy, and then shares his new Astros vernacular with the gang.

The Soup Nazi
Jerry apologizes to Sheila for choosing the Soup Nazi over her. “Inspired” by Jerry and Schmoopie, George and Susan begin similar baby-talk, leading to a baby-talk-off at the coffee shop, followed by a “make-out-off” of sorts between the two couples.

The Secret Code
Jerry presses George to try to have him give up his secret code. Elaine is re-introduced to Fred, who stymies her when he cannot ever recall meeting her previously.

The Pool Guy
Elaine and Susan become closer as girlfriends together, upsetting George that his worlds may “collide”…and they do, coming to a head when a booth at Monk’s is taken up by Jerry, Kramer, Elaine and Susan…leaving no room for him. He later dines alone at Reggie’s in disarray.

The Sponge
Jerry sneaks Lena’s phone number off of Kramer’s AIDS Walk donor list. Kramer tells Elaine that the sponge is off the market, sending her on a city-wide search for reserves, and sending George and Susan into looking for alternative contraception.

The Gum
Kramer announces his involvement with the Alex Theater, with the help of Lloyd Braun. George accuses Monk’s cashier Ruthie Cohen of stealing his $20 bill, marked with big red lips on Andrew Jackson’s face.

The Rye
Jerry and George devise the plan to sneak the marble rye back into the Ross’ townhouse, after George reveals his parents took it back upon leaving the night before.

The Caddy
Jerry catches George skipping out on work, where he tells Jerry he is heading to the Ross’ rebuilt cabin, as he believes actually being at work could only hurt his chances of being Assistant to the General Manager.

The Seven
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.

The Cadillac
Elaine’s friend Katy tells George that she would have set him up with her friend, Oscar-winner Marisa Tomei. George and Elaine come up with the Art Vandelay import/export cover story for Susan, to account for George’s absence with Marisa Tomei.

The Shower Head
Jerry has lunch with Uncle Leo, where he convinces him to be a “swinger” and ditch his current girlfriend Lydia. When his plan backfires and results in Jerry’s parents moving in with him, he meets Leo again and convinces him to take Lydia back.

The Doll
Frank tells George that he is turning his old bedroom into a billiards parlor. George and Elaine are told the story of Frank’s long-lost cousin Carlo, who Elaine thinks she spotted while vacationing in Tuscany. George tries to have a meal with his mother’s doppelganger doll.

The Friars Club
George and Susan, now without Jerry and Hallie to enhance their conversation, are stuck in a boring discussion over shoelaces at the coffee shop.

The Wig Master
Elaine’s new fling, Craig, promises her a discount on clothes from his employer. Jerry gets upset when everyone begins assuming that Craig and Elaine are a couple, rather than him and Elaine being a couple.

The Calzone
George asks Jerry for his counsel on tip jar etiquette at Paisano’s. Todd Gack scores a date with Nicki by using his dating loophole, betting that the “M” in Richard M. Nixon stood for “Moe.”

The Bottle Deposit
Jerry and George dissect the lyrics of the song “Downtown,” to unlock a potential secret regarding George’s special project. Kramer steals bottles from patrons for his bottle deposit collection.

The Wait Out
George’s folksy “you could have done a lot better than him” remark breaks up Beth and David Lookner, with Jerry and Elaine pouncing on the rebound. David later reciprocates the comment to Susan, making her rethink her engagement to George. Jerry and Elaine devise the “I’m there for you” comment to win them Beth and David’s affection.

The Invitations
Jerry and Jeannie discover their mutual love of cereal…but then Jerry realizes he may have proposed in error, after realizing Jeannie seemingly eats only cereal.

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The Foundation
It is revealed that Jerry and Jeannie broke off their engagement at Monk’s, after both abruptly blurting out “I hate you!” in unison, and rapidly ending the relationship. Jerry also reveals that it was his suggestion to the Rosses that inspired them to start the Susan Ross Foundation, as inspired from “Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan.”

The Soul Mate
George shares his suspicion with Jerry that the Foundation thinks he killed Susan. George later dissects the tape recording with Elaine. Jerry and George suspect “Bizarro Jerry” is lying to Elaine, claiming that men would say anything for a woman (“I once told a woman that I coined the phrase ‘Pardon my French’”).

The Bizarro Jerry
Elaine tries to set up Jerry with “Man Hands,” George decides to use her photo with Susan’s backstory to pick up women. Elaine expresses her surprise to Jerry that Kevin just wants to be friends.

The Little Kicks
George invites himself to Elaine’s Peterman party, and later discovers he’s been labeled a “bad seed” by Elaine to her coworker Anna. Jerry, on George’s new “bad” title: “You’ve been the bad employee, the bad son, the bad friend, the bad finace, the bad dinner guest, the bad credit risk, the bad date, the bad sport, the bad citizen…the bad tipper!”

The Fatigues
Elaine laments to Jerry how she is terrified of Eddie Sherman, and keeps promoting him rather than firing him. Kramer invites Jerry and Elaine to a Jewish singles night he is hosting, even though he isn’t Jewish.

The Checks
After Kramer mentions his new Japanese friends and their love of TV comedy, George gets the idea to pitch the “Jerry” pilot to Japanese TV networks he deals with through the Yankees.

The Chicken Roaster
George tells Jerry about his “leave-behind” strategy, to ensure he can score another date with Heather. George later gloats about Heather’s follow-up with Kramer, who has now essentially turned into Jerry after switching apartments.

The Abstinence
George, whose new-found intellect allows him to speak Portuguese, sleeps with a Portuguese waitress at Monk’s, thus resulting in his abstinence-induced intelligence being wiped out. Kramer is thrown out by Larry the manager after trying to smoke a cigar in the restaurant. Elaine’s med-student boyfriend is unable to help a patron who passes out.

The Andrea Doria
Elaine reveals that Alan is constantly harmed by exes because he’s a bad “breaker-upper,” as revealed when he later points out Elaine’s big head. George meets with his parents to get a grasp on his insane childhood.

The Little Jerry
Kramer tells Jerry that his bounced check is on display in the bodega. George announces he gets to visit a women’s prison. Kramer decides he wants to eat only cage-free, farm-fresh eggs. Elaine spots Kurt, dilapidated and depressed, over permanently going bald.

The Money
George realizes his parents are rich, but is faced with a dilemma: have them spend the money and be happy, or have them save the money and be miserable. Elaine seeks George’s advice on how to handle Morty working at J. Peterman.

The Comeback
George declares he is going to Ohio to zing Reilly with the “jerk store” line in person. Elaine shows Jerry a broken-hearted Vincent’s VCR play button.

The Van Buren Boys
Jerry consults with George to find a flaw with Ellen – but senses something is amiss when he brings his parents in to meet her, and they love her. George talks about the possibility of having Steven Koren be like George, but only for real.

The Susie
George reveals his plan to have his date, Allison, “twirl” at the Yankees ball, so he can finally make a great entrance.

The Pothole
Jerry tells George that Jenna doesn’t know she used a toothbrush pulled from the toilet. George reveals his talking Phil Rizzuto keychain.

The English Patient
George is mistaken for a beautiful woman’s boyfriend, and obsesses over finding out how, even though he has won her over. Kramer becomes concerned when his Dominican rollers end up embracing Cuban revolutionary culture. Elaine gets in a fight with a waitress over “The English Patient.”

The Nap
George racks his brain on how to nap in his office. Elaine discovers her mattress was custom-designed for her body type, and was not given with sexual intentions.

The Yada Yada
Tim Whatley announces to the gang that he’s Jewish, but Jerry is suspicious that he is angling for complete joke immunity. George’s new girlfriend repeatedly says “yada yada,” which he discovers entails a lot of major details. Elaine is berated by Beth Lookner’s new husband for wrecking their chances at adopting.

The Millennium
George meets with the New York Mets about a potential job as head of scouting, but imply that George would have to be fired from the Yankees first (although they never said that).

The Muffin Tops
Jerry discovers that George is wearing the tourist’s clothes, and George reveals to Mary Anne that he wants to “move” to New York. Elaine reveals to Mr. Lippman here, in exchange for a cut of his profits, the secret to ensuring a high quality muffin top: bake the full muffin, then “pop the top, toss the stump.”

The Summer Of George
George offers to work as Jerry’s relationship “assistant” to help with his demanding new girlfriend. Elaine suggests to her coworker that she swing her arms more.

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The Butter Shave
Upon running out of his own butter at home to lather and shave with, Kramer gets a giant tub of butter from the coffee shop. Jerry discovers that Bania is again riding his coattails, this time with his ex Jenna.

The Voice
Jerry and George tell Elaine about “the voice” that mocks Claire. Jerry bets that Elaine will “backslide” into a relationship with Puddy after seeing him at the coffee shop. Thanks to Claire, Play Now is bankrupted, and George is left with no severance. Kramer sends his intern to Monk’s to take notes while he is away.

The Serenity Now
Patty tries to get Jerry to express his anger, and begins to get it out of him at the coffee shop…but naturally he ends up taking it too far, ending the relationship.

The Blood
George noodles with combining his two passions, food and sex…and later tries to integrate television into the mix. Elaine vents about Vivian thinking she’s irresponsible, but wants out of her responsibility when told Vivian may be terminally ill.

The Junk Mail
Elaine meets a guy who she discovers is the pitchman for “The Wiz” – she dumps Puddy for him, but then Puddy refuses to take her back later. George devises his plan so his parents will catch him “dating” his cousin.

The Merv Griffin Show
Jerry laments on his new girlfriend’s amazing toy collection, and agrees to bring George and Elaine to play with them. George debates humanity’s “deal” with pigeons, after running over a squirrel and having to nurse it back to health. Elaine laments on a “sidler” in her office, and how to handle him.

The Slicer
George tells Jerry and Kramer about “the boombox incident,” and help him devise a plan to steal Kruger’s photo and retouch himself out of it.

The Betrayal
Flashbacks reveal that Elaine first introduced the groom, Pinter (then he went by “Peter”) to the gang at Monk’s years earlier, before they broke up and he met Sue Ellen Mischke.

The Apology
George tells Jerry and Elaine about the Jason Hanke neckhole story, and is livid when he gets only a sarcastic apology from Hanke, now a recovering alcoholic. George meets Hanke’s sponsor to complain, but ends up being taken to a Rageaholics Anonymous meeting instead.

The Strike
The gang discovers George’s “heritage” when Elaine finds a Festivus card for George, after which Frank enters Monk’s to formally invite George for Festivus. Jerry attempts to take his girlfriend Gwen only to the coffee shop, as she is a “two-face” who seemingly only looks good in the light of Monk’s back booth.

The Reverse Peephole
George chides Jerry for not carrying a wallet, but Jerry turns the tables when he sees George’s enormous wallet. Elaine complains about having to replace Joe Mayo’s coat, the same as Puddy’s “Dr. Zaius” fur.

The Cartoon
Jerry convinces Sally to stay in show business, but it backfires when she starts a one-woman show mocking Jerry. Kramer breaks his vow of silence to Sally, giving her more details about Jerry’s life. Elaine gets Jerry and George to help her understand the latest “New Yorker” cartoon.

The Strongbox
George devises a plan to date two women simultaneously, so that he will have a valid reason for his first girlfriend to dump him. They all meet at the coffee shop, but want to both continue seeing George. Elaine questions how to end her relationship with the “got-no-Green Lantern.”

The Wizard
Jerry shows off his Wizard, a birthday gift for Morty. The gang discusses whether Elaine’s new boyfriend is black, as their possible “interracial” relationship leads to further confusion. The Rosses spot George and Elaine at the coffee shop, when he was supposed to be at “his house” in The Hamptons.

The Burning
Jerry and George decipher what the “tractor story” could mean. Elaine reveals her confusion over Puddy being a religious Christian, but is upset when he tells her she is going to hell. George catches Mr. Kruger skipping out on work.

The Bookstore
Jerry confronts Uncle Leo for stealing books, and is later shunned by him after turning him in. Elaine reveals her embarrassing office makeout story. George complains about having to buy a “flagged” book, and outlines his scheme to return it. He later tries selling it to Elaine, before Jerry reveals the truth of its beginnings.

The Frogger
George announces he’s buying the Frogger machine, but doesn’t know how to keep it plugged in. He consults with Kramer and his “friends” Shlomo and Slippery Pete to organize the electrical transfer. Kramer suggests Elaine try replacing the Windsor cake with an Entemann’s.

The Maid
For the first time in the series, the gang is forced to sit at the counter. General confusion over the conversation ensues, with a giant game of broken telephone resulting in Elaine’s new phone number translating to news of Newman’s death.

The Finale
Monk’s final appearance of the series. The gang meets one last time, where they discuss where to use NBC’s private jet to spend one last “fling” together before Jerry and George move to California.

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Curb Your Enthusiasm
Monk’s Café appears multiple times in the reunion episode, with George discovering that his ex-wife did not lose any money to Bernie Madoff, and the episode ending with George revealing to the gang that he had to sign a pre-nup with his ex-wife.

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The Over-Cheer
Jerry and George go for a halftime cup of coffee (at the REAL New York location of Tom’s), where George discovers that Jerry invited George over for the game only because George’s prior “over-cheering” got them banned from a legitimate Super Bowl party. The Pacer later stalls outside the coffee shop, leaving them stranded in the snow.

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Upper West Side North, New York City

Upper West Side North

UPPER WEST SIDE NORTH

North-South boundary: W. 179th St. to W. 86th St.
East-West boundary: Henry Hudson Pkwy. to Central Park W. / Eighth Ave.
Neighborhoods: Manhattan Valley, Morningside Heights, Manhattanville, Hamilton Heights, Sugar Hill, Washington Heights, parts of Upper West Side, Harlem

FEATURED EPISODES

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Seasons: OneTwoThreeFourFiveSixSevenEightNineCICGC

Riverside Dr., New York, NEW YORK
The Stake Out
Jerry mentions to Elaine that he remembered her friend Pamela lives on Riverside Dr.

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Riverside Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Pony Remark
Uncle Leo mentions that cousin Jeffrey is being transferred to Riverside Park by the Parks Department, “to completely revamp THAT operation.”

Columbia University
2960 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 116th Street – Columbia University (1)
The Statue
Jerry mentions that Rava’s boyfriend Ray is a grad student at Columbia, where George investigates his “alias” Ray Thomas with the registrar, as he is registered under his legal name, Raymond Thomas Wochinski.

Tor’s apartment
1324 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 125th Street (A,B,C,D)
The Heart Attack
George and Jerry visit Kramer’s herbalist to cure George’s tonsillitis, with even more disastrous results than the original heart attack. Tor’s apartment shares the same exterior as Antonio’s building from “The Busboy.”

Riverside Dr., New York, NEW YORK
The Baby Shower
Leslie mentions to Elaine that she just got an apartment here, where Bernard Goetz’s mother used to live.

Antonio’s apartment
1324 Amsterdam Ave., Apt. 4D, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 125th Street (A,B,C,D)
The Busboy
George and Kramer try reconciling with Antonio the fired busboy, but end up losing his cat in the process, just making things worse. Antonio’s apartment shares the same exterior as Tor’s building from “The Heart Attack.”

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George Washington Bridge
Fort Washington Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 175th Street (A)
The Tape
Elaine claims the mystery woman on Jerry’s tape may did not leave her name because she perhaps felt she couldn’t have Jerry, and thus decided to jump off the George Washington Bridge.

Henry Hudson Bridge
2152 Henry Hudson Pkwy., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 215th Street (1)

The Parking Space
Elaine claims that she and George were attacked by a group of youths at the toll booth to the Henry Hudson Parkway, thus explaining Jerry’s car issues. The toll booth was located on the bridge connecting the Bronx to Manhattan.

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Cathedral Of St. John The Divine
1047 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Cathedral Parkway (1)
The Pick
Elaine mentions she and Fred are planning on doing volunteer work here for the church. Jerry’s response on volunteering: “that’s the true spirit of the holiday season – people being helped by people other than me.”

Sid Fields’ apartment
255 W. 92nd St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Old Man
Jerry goes to volunteer by spending time with Mr. Fields, but ends up causing catastrophe with George trying to hit on his Senegalese housekeeper, and Kramer and Newman trying to take all his records. Thanks Erkan B. for the tip!

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Metro Theater (NOW CLOSED)
2626 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Stall
Elaine & Tony and Jerry & Jane go to see “The Age Of Innocence” on a double date. In the ladies’ room, Elaine asks for an extra square from Jane in the next stall…but Jane can’t spare a square.

Harlem Branch YMCA
180 W. 135th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 135th Street (2,3)
The Stall
Kramer mentions he’s going uptown to the YMCA, and Jane asks to split a cab…but Kramer asks “what about the driver?!?” The gang usually visits the West Side YMCA (5 W. 63rd St.), but the closest uptown YMCA is the Harlem Branch.

Metro Theater (NOW CLOSED)
2626 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Opposite
George and Victoria go to see a movie, and when two moviegoers won’t stop talking or kicking Victoria’s seat, George activates “the opposite,” loudly threatening them to a fight and bluntly telling them to shut up.

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Mr. Pitt’s
640 West End Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Chaperone
Elaine tries to go with Jerry and George to Atlantic City for the weekend, but is kaiboshed because she hasn’t found the right socks for her new boss, Mr. Pitt.

Royal Dry Cleaners (NOT REAL)
2759 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 191st Street (1)
The Big Salad
The dry cleaners where former baseball player (and Kramer’s golf buddy) Steve Gendason is accused of murdering Bobby Pinkus, owner of the cleaners.

Mr. Pitt’s
640 West End Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Pledge Drive
Mr. Pitt introduces Elaine to eating a Snickers bar with a knife and fork, “the way these society types eat their candy bars.”

Hunan Balcony (NOW CLOSED)
2596 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Chinese Woman
Donna and Jerry go here, based on Donna’s suggestion, as Jerry assumes that she, as an Asian woman, is “very assimilated.”

Mr. Pitt’s
640 West End Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Gymnast
Kramer gets a 3D art poster framed by Elaine here, driving Mr. Pitt to insanity…making him almost miss a merger meeting, and accidentally mark up his nose to look like Adolf Hitler.

Mr. Pitt’s
640 West End Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Mom And Pop Store
Elaine wins Mr. Pitt a spot under the Woody Woodpecker float in the Macy’s Day Thanksgiving Parade, thanks to her knowledge of big band music.

Kinney Parking Corporation lot (LOT NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

The Scofflaw
Gary offers George a spot for tax-only owned by his company as part of his owed “secret,” but George the his spot when Newman’s car is impounded by the courts. Gary mentions that the lot is around the corner from Monk’s Café.

Mr. Pitt’s
640 West End Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Doorman
Where the doorman in Mr. Pitt’s building psychologically tortures Jerry, Jerry is manipulated into working as the doorman himself, and has a couch stolen under his watch, thus forced to replace it (with Poppie’s peed-on couch).

Mr. Pitt’s
640 West End Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Diplomat’s Club
Elaine plans on quitting with the “march-in,” but decides to stay since Mr. Pitt puts her in his will. Elaine later gets fired as part of a “conspiracy” to try and have Jerry drug Mr. Pitt, after Pitt recognizes Jerry on television when stranded in Ithaca.

Rappaport Pharmacy (now Duane Reade)
609 Columbus Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (B,C)
The Diplomat’s Club
Jerry, who Mr. Pitt mistakes for a pharmacist, inadvertently gives Pitt an antihistamine and appetite suppressant that mixes badly with his heart medication.

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W. 115th St., New York, NEW YORK (map)
The Secret Code
Kramer hears of a fire on 115th on his emergency scanner, but criticizes the FDNY for taking the West Side Highway to get to the fire.

Inwood-207th Street Station
W. 207th St. and Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Inwood – 207th Street (A)
The Pool Guy
Jerry takes the subway with Ramon to this stop, bailing on him after telling him he doesn’t want to be friends any longer. The station shows the station on the “A” line, but with a red icon, and the continuity is off, as 207th St. is the northbound terminus of the A train, so Ramon would either have to get off the train or head back south. This station is only accessible on the A line.

Columbia Presbyterian Hospital (now Columbia University Irving Medical Center)
630 W. 168th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 168th Street – Washington Heights (1)
The Cadillac
George goes to pester Katy, now in a coma due to an arrhythmia, to hook him up with Marisa Tomei. The episode’s script says the hospital is at Columbia, although the exterior looks more like Roosevelt Hospital.

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Barney Greengrass
541 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (1)
The Soul Mate
Elaine tries bringing up a piece of whitefish she had here, but is interrupted by her friends’ constant baby-talk. Jerry is later interrupted by George while telling him the same story.

W. 94th St., New York, NEW YORK (map)
The Little Kicks
Kramer mentions how he met Brody the bootlegger through his friend Corky Ramirez, when playing Pachinko on 94th St.

W. 96th St., New York, NEW YORK (map)
The Little Kicks
Jerry tells Kramer he wants to continue bootlegging for the kids, as he saw a kid on 96th St. asking for a bootleg like “Death Blow”: “That’s who I care about. The little kid who needs bootlegs, because his parent or guardian won’t let him see the excessive violence, and strong sexual content you and I take for granted!”

Mr. Peterman’s apartment
211 W. 106th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 103rd Street (1)
The Van Buren Boys
Elaine interviews the ever-fascinating Mr. Peterman for his biography, where she discovers his domestic side is unbelievably ordinary and boring.

Gap (now Banana Republic)
2373 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (1)
The Yada Yada
Kramer mentions how he and Mickey picked up two women at the Gap, without deciding who would date who. The closest Gap to Kramer’s Apartment is at this location.

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Gap (now Banana Republic)
2373 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (1)
The Butter Shave
Puddy, arguing with Elaine over their European vacation, questions “what do you think the Gap in Rome has that’s not at the Gap on Broadway?” The closest Gap to Elaine’s Apartment is at this location.

P.S. 075 Emily Dickinson
735 West End Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
The Apology
George is inadvertently set up to attend a Rageaholics Anonymous meeting by Jason’s sponsor, where he argues that he’s “not here for rage, I’m here for revenge!” George later spots Elaine, Puddy and Peggy down the hall at a Germophobes Anonymous meeting, before being mocked by Jason at a meeting (“he’s beboppin’ and scattin’, and I’m losin’ it!”).

Joe Mayo’s apartment
W. 88th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Reverse Peephole
The gang goes to Joe Mayo’s housewarming, where Jerry is banned from the CD player, and Elaine tries tossing Dr. Zaius from the apartment…only to realize the coat belongs to Joe. Silvio the landlord later ambushes Mayo here with a sock full of pennies.

Janet’s apartment
501 Cathedral Pkwy., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Cathedral Parkway (1)
The Cartoon
George visits Janet’s apartment, and contemplates how his relationship with her is like a relationship with Jerry, but with sex. Janet later cuts out the gum from her hair, sending George sprinting from the apartment due to her now looking identical to Jerry.

Gap (now Banana Republic)
2373 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (1)
The Wizard
Upon discovering they’re both just ordinary white people, Elaine and Darryl decide to go to the Gap. The closest Gap to Elaine’s Apartment is at this location.

Lafayette Square
335 Manhattan Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 116th Street (B,C)
The Burning
Kruger Industrial Smoothing over-smoothed a statue in the square, over-smoothing the heads on the statue of Marquis de Lafayette and George Washington.

Riverside Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Frogger
Kramer tells Jerry and Elaine he got inside word from his police friend on a new serial killer striking around the park, called “The Lopper.”

Gap (now Banana Republic)
2373 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (1)
The Maid
Kramer contemplates about how life in downtown New York is so different, including a different Gap. The closest Gap to Kramer’s Apartment is at this location.

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Amigos Mexican Bar & Restaurant (NOW CLOSED)
2888 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
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nearest subway: 116th Street – Columbia University (1)
The Over-Cheer
Jerry claims he wants to try a different place from the coffee shop, where they put cinnamon on tuna; “Is cinnamon ever bad? Cinnamon enhances everything!” However, they show up when the restaurant is closed for the game, and are forced to head to the coffee shop instead.

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New Jersey

New Jersey

STATE OF NEW JERSEY

Nickname: The Garden State
Population: 8,958,013 (2015)
Capital: Trenton

FEATURED EPISODES

Baltic Ave.
Atlantic City, NEW JERSEY
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The Pony Remark
Jerry remarks in his closing monologue about playing Monopoly with a real pony as a playing piece, passing Baltic Ave. The streets in the American version of Monopoly are named for streets in Atlantic City.

Sears
50 Mall Dr. W., Jersey City, NEW JERSEY
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The Baby Shower
Leslie complains to Elaine about her baby shower, asking “who catered this, Sears?” The closest Sears to Jerry’s Apartment is this location.

Garden Valley Shopping Mall (NOT REAL, based on Jersey Gardens Mall)
651 Kapowski Rd., Elizabeth, NEW JERSEY
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The Parking Garage
The gang loses the car, wanders across the entire parking garage, and Jerry and George busted for “uromysotisis.” “Notes About Nothing” from the Season 3 DVD revealed this mall was based on the Jersey Gardens Mall.

NEW JERSEY (map)
The Stranded
George picks Jerry’s medicine choice over his, because it is made in White Plains instead of New Jersey.

Edison, NEW JERSEY (map)
The Fix-Up
Kramer gets a bag of free (yet defective) condoms from Bob Sacamano, who now works at a condom factory in Edison.

Palisades Interstate Parkway
Fort Lee, NEW JERSEY
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The Pitch/Ticket
Newman mentions in court that he was pulled over on his way home by the police, upset that Kramer’s radar detector failed to detect the radar. This testimony is slightly misleading, as Newman said earlier that he was volunteering in White Plains (which would not require taking the Palisades) before being caught speeding, but perhaps his details were mixed unable to keep track of his lie.

NEW JERSEY (map)
The Pilot
In finding out Haagen-Dazs isn’t from Denmark, TV George tells Jerry and TV Kramer it is really made in New Jersey.

NEW JERSEY (map)
The Puffy Shirt
Kramer mentions that Leslie has factories in New Jersey making more puffy shirts, based on Jerry wearing it on “The Today Show.”

Giants Stadium (NOW CLOSED)
50 Route 120, East Rutherford, NEW JERSEY
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The Masseuse
Elaine, Joel and Kramer go to see the Giants host the Philadelphia Eagles. The game goes into overtime (Kramer catches the game-winning field goal ball), and Elaine finds out Joel is adopted. Kramer tries picking up tickets at will-call, but cannot get because he does not have his wallet, and thus Joel is called over the PA system, where the entire stadium hears his familiar name.

Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort (now Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City)
1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NEW JERSEY
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The Chaperone
Jerry, George, Kramer and Karen all stay here, the former for one of Jerry’s sets and the latter for the Miss America Pageant. Jerry inadvertently kills his girlfriend Karen (Miss Rhode Island‘s) doves, forcing her to sing for the first time during her talent portion.

Boardwalk Hall
2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NEW JERSEY
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The Chaperone
In a deleted scene, Kramer warns Jerry to “stay away from the Convention Hall” after he discovers Jerry accidentally killed Karen’s birds. The Miss America 1995 competition was held here, as were all pageants since 1940.

New Jersey Turnpike
NEW JERSEY
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The Big Salad
Gendason tries to escape his arrest warrant by fleeing, with Kramer driving, off the Turnpike in a white Ford Bronco. Kramer claims that Gendason just wants to see his fish: “I’m Kramer…you know who I am, damn it!” The entire chase parodies the infamous 1994 O.J. Simpson Ford Bronco chase, which ran for 50 miles along Interstate 405 in California.

Palisades Interstate Parkway
Fort Lee, NEW JERSEY
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The Big Salad
Gendason criticizes Kramer for not taking the Palisades upon hitting traffic (mainly comprised of police cars) on the New Jersey Turnpike.

Pottersville, NEW JERSEY (map)
The Mom And Pop Store
The big band song Elaine guesses correctly to win Mr. Pitt a spot under the Woody Woodpecker Thanksgiving float is “Next Stop Pottersville.”

Parsippany, NEW JERSEY (map)
The Mom And Pop Store
Jerry discovers Mom and Pop are selling his sneakers at a garage sale in Parsippany, and buses on Bieber Tourways with Kramer to get there and take back his sneakers (a la “Midnight Cowboy”).

NEW JERSEY (map)
The Face Painter
Puddy claims he’s a lifelong Devils fan, growing up in New Jersey. However, the Devils only moved to New Jersey in 1982 from Denver (where they were the Colorado Rockies), so either Puddy is confused, a liar, or a lot older than he looks…

NEW JERSEY (map)
The Hot Tub
Mr. Steinbrenner tells George that when he used to get angry, he would tell people he was moving the team to New Jersey “just to upset people.”

NEW JERSEY (map)
The Caddy
In a deleted scene, Mr. Steinbrenner promises the Costanzas that he will move the Yankees to New Jersey (fulfilling his threat first mentioned in “The Hot Tub“), and name their new stadium the George Costanza Memorial Stadium, or the “Costanza Dome.”

CNBC Studios (NOW CLOSED)
2200 Fletcher Ave., Fort Lee, NEW JERSEY
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The Doll
Jerry mentions he bought a bottle of BBQ sauce for Charles Grodin with a face on the label that looked like him, to give him as a gift for his appearance on “The Charles Grodin Show.” However, it was destroyed on Jerry’s flight, thanks to Sally’s oversized package.

NEW JERSEY (map)
The Invitations
The stationery store clerk mentions that she would likely only have a few boxes of the invitations George picked out at a warehouse in New Jersey.

Bally’s Atlantic City
1900 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, NEW JERSEY
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The Money
Jerry lies to his parents and claims he’s performing at Bally’s, thus having to leave. We discover that Kramer has the phone number memorized, as he “used to have a problem.”

Golden Nugget Atlantic City (NOW CLOSED)
3400 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, NEW JERSEY
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The Money
Jerry lies again, telling his parents he has to “re-pack and go” when he books another gig at the Golden Nugget. The Golden Nugget was sold and renamed Bally’s Grand Hotel and Casino in 1987, which it stayed as until 1998, and closed for good in 2014, meaning at the time of the episode there was actually no Golden Nugget in Atlantic City (a separate property with the same name opened in 2011).

NEW JERSEY (map)
The Yada Yada
When Kramer rants about how dentists came to America with a dream, Jerry responds that Tim Whatley is from New Jersey.

NEW JERSEY (map)
The Junk Mail
Jerry announces that he will try and sell the van from Frankie to a lot in New Jersey, and invites Kramer to go with him to the lot.

NEW JERSEY (map)
The Maid
When Elaine gives a guy her new 646 number, he guesses that the area code serves New Jersey.

CNBC Studios (NOW CLOSED)
2200 Fletcher Ave., Fort Lee, NEW JERSEY
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The Finale
Geraldo Rivera is shown covering the gang’s trial on “Rivera Live,” discussing the character witnesses and speculating on the outcome of the trial.

Garden Valley Shopping Mall (NOT REAL, based on Jersey Gardens Mall)
651 Kapowski Rd., Elizabeth, NEW JERSEY
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The Finale
The mall is mentioned by the security guard from “The Parking Garage” while on the stand at the gang’s trial, bringing up Jerry and George’s “uromysotisis” charges.

New Jersey Turnpike, Exit 14
Newark, NEW JERSEY
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The Over-Cheer
Jerry is seen driving down the Turnpike in the rain into New York City, in his AMC Pacer, on his way to pick up George.

MetLife Stadium
1 MetLife Stadium Dr., East Rutherford, NEW JERSEY
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The Over-Cheer
When George comments how he can’t believe that the Super Bowl is in New York, Jerry angrily replies, saying “well, they gotta have it somewhere!” The Seattle Seahawks ended up defeating the Denver Broncos 43-8 at MetLife.