The Statue

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The Statue (season 2, episode 6)

written by Larry Charles, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: April 11, 1991

Jerry’s apartment is cleaned by the boyfriend of a novelist whose book Elaine is editing. When Jerry and Elaine later see Jerry’s missing statue at the author’s apartment, Kramer poses as a cop to get it back.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry hires the boyfriend of one of Elaine’s writing clients, Ray, to clean his apartment. Although he does a spectacular jobs (even removing the goop from the little egg cups, and cleaning the peephole), Jerry suspects he stole a statue from him, and begins to investigate Ray further.

Monk’s Café
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.”

Pines Of Mar Gables, FLORIDA
Jerry mentions he was going to send his grandfather’s things to his parents in Florida, but they didn’t want it. Jerry later tells Rava his mother is in Florida, when she tells how her mother abandoned her family as a child.

FINLAND (map)
Jerry mentions that Elaine’s friend Rava’s (from Finland) boyfriend will be cleaning his apartment; Jerry replies with “I know Finland – they’re neutral.”

Columbia University
2960 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 116th Street – Columbia University (1)
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.

old Costanza apartment
New York, NEW YORK

George mentions how he broke a similar statue to Jerry’s from the mantle of his parents’ old apartment when he was ten years old, by using it as a microphone while singing “MacArthur Park.”

MacArthur Park
2230 W. 6th St., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
(map)
George mentions how he accidentally broke his parents’ statue when he was ten years old (at the part about “I’ll never have that recipe again”), belting out the song “MacArthur Park” by Jimmy Webb, named for the eponymous park in Los Angeles.

Rava & Ray’s apartment
357 W. 84th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (1)
Jerry goes with Elaine to visit Rava and Ray, and sees his missing statue on their mantle. Kramer later goes to get the statue back, a la Joe Friday from “Dragnet.” Thanks Erkan B. for the tip!

Chinatown, New York, NEW YORK (map)
Ray tells Jerry that he bought the infamous statue from a pawn shop in Chinatown.

SINGAPORE (map)
Ray mentions the owner of the pawn shop has closed his store and moved to Singapore, thus being unable to prove true ownership of the statue Jerry believes he stole.

Pendant Publishing
Elaine and Rava prepare to meet Mr. Lippman, but due to Rava’s disbelief of coincidences, the deal falls apart.

The Apartment

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The Apartment (season 2, episode 5)

written by Peter Mehlman, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: April 4, 1991

Jerry gets Elaine an apartment right above his own, but the implications of this make Jerry wish he never suggested it. George tests a theory that wearing a wedding band will make him more attractive to women.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry convinces the building managers, Harold and Manny, to let Elaine rent the unit directly above him. However, he immediately regrets the offer, but is luckily saved when another tenant offers double the down payment to get the unit.

Monk’s Café
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.

Pocono Mountains, PENNSYLVANIA (map)
George argues that he’s a bigger idiot than Jerry for going on a singles weekend in the Poconos.

Detroit, MICHIGAN (map)
George mentions his flat-headed friend Adam from Detroit finds that his wedding band attracts women, prompting George’s sociological experiment.

Roxanne’s Apartment
First Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
Roxanne’s apartment is on the marathon route, between 59th and 127th Sts. Jerry, Elaine and Jerry visit here for brunch and to watch the marathon.

NORWAY (map)
Jerry, on watching the New York marathon: “What’s to see? A woman from Norway, a guy from Kenya, 20,000 losers.”

KENYA (map)
Jerry, on watching the New York marathon: “What’s to see? A woman from Norway, a guy from Kenya, 20,000 losers.”

Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Pl., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 34th Street – Penn Station (1,2,3)
George is forced to pass up free tickets to any event at Madison Square Garden after being hit on by the assistant to the director at brunch, due to his “sociological experiment” of wearing a wedding band to attract women.

The Deal

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The Deal (season 2, episode 9)

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

While channel-surfing, Jerry and Elaine stumble across a soft-core porn film, which leads them to renew their physical relationship. They come up with a set of rules for having sex without compromising their friendship.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
After discovering an erotic film on TV when in his apartment, Jerry and Elaine establish a “deal” where they can be sexually active together, without the constraints of a relationship.

Monk’s Café
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!”

Rochester, NEW YORK (map)
Elaine mentions she believes her last “time” was in Rochester, when her hair was a lot shorter.

Elaine’s Apartment
Elaine and Jerry experience their first issues with their “deal,” after Jerry tries to leave after having sex without staying for the night.

Andy’s Deli II
418 Columbus Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 81st Street – Museum Of Natural History (B,C)
This deli is seen in an establishing shot of George and Jerry at a store, getting a birthday gift for Elaine.

gift shop
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry and George go out to find Elaine a suitable birthday present, in light of their new arrangement.

VERMONT (map)
Jerry imagines a future without Elaine, where in five years she’s married to a sculptor and living in Vermont.

Colorado

Colorado

COLORADO

Nickname: The Centennial State
Population: 5,456,574 (2015)
Capital: Denver

FEATURED EPISODES

North American Aerospace Defense Command
Peterson Air Force Base, Platte Ave. & Powers Blvd., Colorado Springs, COLORADO
 (map)
The Phone Message
George mentions the only people who want coffee “for coffee” at midnight are on 24-hour missile watch at NORAD.

Denver International Airport
8500 Peña Blvd., Denver, COLORADO
 (map)
The Diplomat’s Club
Denver is one of the airports shown on the flight board during Kramer and Earl’s “competition.”

Texas

Texas

STATE OF TEXAS

Nickname: The Lone Star State
Population: 27,862,596 (2016)
Capital: Austin

FEATURED EPISODES

Texas Panhandle
TEXAS
(map)
The Stock Tip
Jerry mentions that Elaine’s grape could mutate into one similar that terrorized a small town in the Panhandle: “they had to call in the army – it had a pit of steel!”

Dealey Plaza Historic District
411 Elm St., Dallas, TEXAS
(map)
The Bet
In the abandoned script, Elaine holds a gun to her head and asks Jerry “Where do you want it, the Kennedy? The McKinley?” This is in reference to the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, by a bullet to the head, in Dallas on November 22, 1963.

HemisFair Arena (NOW CLOSED)
434 S. Alamo St., San Antonio, TEXAS
(map)
The Heart Attack
When asking Tor to translate Jerry’s half-asleep note, all he comes up with is “Cleveland 117, San Antonio 109.” The San Antonio Spurs played here during the 1990-91 NBA season.

Dallas, TEXAS (map)
The Busboy
Jerry mentions Dallas in his mid-episode monologue, joking how airlines should just use cannons to shoot commuters to their destination.

Houston, TEXAS (map)
The Letter
Mr. Lippman goes to a publisher’s convention in Houston, and decides to read the Sunday sports section (with Elaine’s picture) on the plane there.

TEXAS (map)
The Chaperone
Kramer notes at the previous Miss America pageant, Miss Texas should have won easily, but lost points in the swimsuit competition because she didn’t tape her breasts together. Host Regis Philbin later announces Miss Rhode Island as following Miss Texas.

Dallas, TEXAS (map)
The Mom And Pop Store
Jerry reveals he owns cowboy boots because a club in Dallas he worked couldn’t afford to pay him, so they gave him cowboy boots instead.

Dallas Arms Hotel (NOT REAL)
Dallas, TEXAS

The Secretary
On the whiteboard behind George in his office, a listing for “DALLAS ARMS” is visible, next to a list of games against the Texas Rangers.

Dallas Arms Hotel (NOT REAL)
Dallas, TEXAS

The Diplomat’s Club
On the whiteboard behind George in his office, a listing for “DALLAS ARMS” is visible, next to a list of games against the Texas Rangers.

George Bush Intercontinental Airport
2800 N. Terminal Rd., Houston, TEXAS
(map)
The Diplomat’s Club
Earl mentions he’s stuck at LaGuardia because he’s flight has been delayed…”they’re all morons.” Earl later bets Kramer that Flight 902 to Pittsburgh will depart before his flight, Flight 44, leaves for Houston.

Houston, TEXAS (map)
The Hot Tub
George hosts team representatives flying in from the Houston Astros organization, to discuss interleague play against the Yankees.

Texas School Book Depository
411 Elm St., Dallas, TEXAS
(map)
The Secret Code
Elaine mentions she once was talking to Fred about how her uncle worked at the depository with Lee Harvey Oswald, where Oswald winked at him and said he was going to catch a movie when he found out John F. Kennedy was shot.

TEXAS (map)
The Fatigues
Frank prepares (and overspices) 600 pounds of “once-prime” Texas steer for his platoon during the Korean War.

El Paso, TEXAS (map)
The Merv Griffin Show
George mentions that the tiny squirrel veterinary instruments are being flown in at his expense from El Paso, to which Kramer comments how “I spent a month there one night.”

The Baby Shower

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The Baby Shower (season 2, episode 10)

written by Larry Charles, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: May 16, 1991

Elaine throws a baby shower in Jerry’s apartment. George plots revenge on the guest of honor. Kramer talks Jerry into getting illegal cable but the installers end up crashing the baby shower.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Elaine hosts a baby shower for her friend Leslie when Jerry is out of town, but he returns sooner than expected and partakes. Kramer tries to install illegal cable in Jerry’s apartment with disastrous results.

Monk’s Café
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.

Chappaquiddick, MASSACHUSETTS (map)
Jerry mentions that Leslie’s husband tried blaming the Ted Kennedy Chappaquiddick incident on “bad directions” at their wedding.

Brooklyn, NEW YORK (map)
George says Leslie once dragged him to a performance at a warehouse on the waterfront in Brooklyn.

Elaine’s Apartment
Elaine mentions she would host the baby shower, but her roomate has Epstein-Barr syndrome “with a twist of Lyme disease.”

Danbury, CONNECTICUT (map)
Elaine says her roommate Tina got sick “during the love-in” during an outdoor production of “Hair” in Danbury.

Buffalo, NEW YORK (map)
Jerry lets Elaine use his apartment while he is performing at a show in Buffalo.

SOVIET UNION (now RUSSIA) (map)
Kramer refers to the cable guys as the “Sakharov of cable guys,” who “escaped the Gulag.”

airport
Queens, NEW YORK
(map)
George picks up Jerry from the airport, with the ulterior motive of taking Jerry back to his apartment so he can confront Leslie at her baby shower.

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

Hyannisport, MASSACHUSETTS (map)
Leslie says her husband Todd is in Hyannisport while she’s at the baby shower.

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

Tufts University
419 Boston Ave., Medford, MASSACHUSETTS
(map)
Leslie tells Elaine that she’s just like she was in college…as a putdown, not as a compliment.

The Revenge

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The Revenge (season 2, episode 7)

written by Larry David, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: April 18, 1991

George quits his job in an explosive fashion. He immediately regrets his decision but, when his boss won’t let him come back to work, Elaine aids as George plots his revenge. Meanwhile, Kramer helps Jerry seek his own revenge on a laundromat employee they suspect stole money from Jerry.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

Monk’s Café is not featured in this episode.

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry and George have a famous conversation about George’s career path, now that he will be leaving the real estate industry. George suggests working as a sports broadcaster, or perhaps working for the Coast Guard as a “land guy.”

Rick Barr Properties (NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

The real estate office where George works, then quits, then shows up again, where he is then fired for trying to come back.

Lake George, NEW YORK (map)
Levitan is bragging to his friend about what he and his lover did “in” Lake George, which he videotaped.

laundromat
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry and Kramer goes out to exact revenge on the laundromat who allegedly stole money from Jerry, pouring concrete mix into their washing machines.

Lasky’s (NOT REAL)
Madison Ave. and E. 40th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Grand Central – 42nd Street (4,5,6,7,S)
Levitan hosts the 10th anniversary party for Rick Barr Properties at this bar, where George tries slipping him a mickey. The establishing shot is actually of the Landmark Tavern, at 626 Eleventh Ave.

Michigan

Michigan

STATE OF MICHIGAN

Nickname: The Wolverine State
Population: 9,928,300 (2016)
Capital: Lansing

FEATURED EPISODES

Lansing, MICHIGAN (map)
The Seinfeld Chronicles
Jerry tells George that he met Laura at a show he did in Lansing.

Detroit, MICHIGAN (map)
The Apartment
George mentions his flat-headed friend Adam from Detroit finds that his wedding band attracts women, prompting George’s sociological experiment.

Detroit, MICHIGAN (map)
The Implant
George goes to Detroit with Betsy for Aunt Clarice’s funeral, where he is first praised (as the “go-to guy”), and then shunned (as the “double dipper”) by Betsy’s family.

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
2500 W.G. Rogell Dr., Romulus, MICHIGAN
 (map)
The Implant
George presents a picture of him next to a casket (presumably and hopefully Aunt Clarice’s) to his airline to try and get a bereavement fare…which does not work.

Detroit Plaza Hotel (NOT REAL)
Detroit, MICHIGAN

The Diplomat’s Club
On the whiteboard behind George in his office, a listing for “DETROIT PLAZA” is visible, next to a list of games against the Detroit Tigers.

MICHIGAN (map)
The Bottle Deposit
Kramer mentions that Michigan offers a 10 cent bottle refund (rather than the typical 5 cents), enthralling Newman to come up with a plan to make maximum profits from bottle deposits.

USPS Second Domestic Regional Sorting Facility (NOT REAL)
Saginaw, MICHIGAN
 (map)
The Bottle Deposit
Newman signs up to make a delivery to the Second Domestic Regional Sorting Facility in Saginaw just before Mother’s Day, using the rest of his truck for bottles.

MICHIGAN (map)
The Merv Griffin Show
George uses a videotape of his boyhood trip to Michigan to make Celia fall asleep so they can play with her toys. The tapes reveal George’s parents changing him…when he was 7 and a half years old.

Bermuda

Bermuda

🇧🇲 BERMUDA

Location: North America
Languages: English
Population: 64,237 (2010)
Capital: Hamilton

FEATURED EPISODES

BERMUDA (map)
The Chinese Restaurant
Jerry, to George and Elaine on his family’s calling chain set-up: “New York, Long Island, Florida…it’s like the Bermuda Triangle.”

BERMUDA (map)
The Café
Jerry notes in his monologue how there is always that one neighborhood store that constantly changes owners and businesses, like a “Bermuda Triangle of retail.”

BERMUDA (map)
The Package
Newman and Kramer, on Bermuda and the Bermuda Triangle:
K: “Well, I really miss the Bermuda Triangle.”
N: “I guess there’s not much action down there these days.”
K: “Oh, there’s action. There’s plenty of action. That damned alien autopsy is stealing all the headlines.”
N: “Yeah, tell me about it.”
K: “See, what they gotta do is lose a plane or a Greenpeace boat in there. See, that would get the triangle going again.”
N: “What keeps the water in there? I mean, why doesn’t it disappear?”
K: “What would be the point in taking the water?
N: “It’s gorgeous water…do we own Bermuda?”
K: “No, it belongs to the British.”
N: “Lucky Krauts.”
K: “So, what do you think about that alien autopsy?”
N: “Oh, that’s real.”
K: “I think so too.”

Arizona

Arizona

STATE OF ARIZONA

Nickname: The Grand Canyon State
Population: 6,828,065 (2015)
Capital: Phoenix

FEATURED EPISODES

Phoenix, ARIZONA (map)
The Pony Remark
Jerry mentions that Manya’s husband is moving to Phoenix in the aftermath of her death, resulting in Elaine trying to get Manya’s apartment.

O.K. Corral – Tombstone Historic District
326 E. Allen St., Tombstone, ARIZONA
(map)
Olympic Moments & Facts
In an “Olympic Moment,” Kramer claims that target shooting should just be like a shootout at the O.K. Corral – only one winner, no silver or bronze medalists.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
3400 E. Sky Harbor Blvd., Phoenix, ARIZONA
 (map)
The Diplomat’s Club
Phoenix is one of the airports shown on the flight board during Kramer and Earl’s “competition.”

Hobo Joe Statue
1015 E. Monroe Ave., Buckeye, ARIZONA
 (map)
The Seven
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.

Phoenix, ARIZONA (map)
The Fatigues
A reinvigorated, now-cooking Frank proclaims to Kramer at the Jewish singles night that he is “like a Phoenix…rising, from Arizona!”