The Red Dot

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The Red Dot (season 3, episode 12)

written by Larry David, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: December 11, 1991

Elaine’s recovering alcoholic boyfriend falls off the wagon when Jerry inadvertently switches his drink. George buys Elaine a cashmere sweater with a small flaw to thank her for getting him a job in her office. He must face the consequences of having sex on his desk with the office cleaning woman.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv
The first time The Improv is integrated into an episode’s plot, as Elaine’s boyfriend Dick, now back on the wagon as an alcoholic, interrupts Jerry’s set, drunk and belligerent.

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry gives Elaine a beautiful cashmere sweater for Christmas, with a “small” flaw – which Kramer notices almost instantly. Elaine presses Jerry and George to get them to confess that George knowingly bought the sweater with a defect, while Kramer enjoys a few glasses of Hennigan’s scotch.

Monk’s Café
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”).

Rizzoli (NOW CLOSED)
31 W. 57th St., New York, NEW YORK 
(map)
nearest subway: 57th Street (F)
This store is shown in an establishing shot of Christmas shoppers to open the episode.

Pendant Publishing
Jerry accidentally gets Elaine’s boyfriend Dick back on the wagon (or off the wagon?), and Elaine gets George a job. George later gets fired from said job after sleeping with the cleaning woman on the desk in his office.

Statue Of Liberty
Liberty Island, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
George and Jerry argue over whether the Statue was shipped complete from France, or put together in America like a coffee table (it was actually shipped in separate crates and was put together on Liberty Island…so Jerry was right).

FRANCE (map)
George argues with Jerry, believing that the Statue Of Liberty was brought to New York in one piece on a tugboat from France.

Greenwich Village, New York, NEW YORK (map)
George describes Art Vandelay the “author” as a beatnik from the Village to Mr. Lippman.

Nautica (NOW CLOSED)
216 Columbus Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 72nd Street (B,C)
George finds Elaine a beautiful cashmere sweater as a Christmas present for only $85…because it has a red dot on it. This location now houses an Athleta store. Thanks Erkan B. for the tip!

PANAMA (map)
Evie the cleaning woman mentions she first discovered cashmere from a wealthy American tourist who treated her like dirt, when she just “wanted…the cashmere.”

Cumberland Gap (map)
Jerry mentions the Cumberland Gap to Dick during his set, in trying to explain smooth trails for alcohol transport via wagon. The Cumberland Gap runs through Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia.

The Dog

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The Dog (season 3, episode 4)

written by Larry David, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: October 9, 1991

Jerry gets stuck looking after an uncooperative dog for a week. Elaine and George see a movie without Jerry and realize they have nothing in common but Jerry. Jerry and Elaine are not fans of Kramer’s new girlfriend.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry is confined to his apartment after reluctantly agreeing to dog-sit Mr. Polone’s dog, Farfel, which turns out to be more of a wild beast than dog he is responsible for.

Monk’s Café
George and Elaine visit the coffee shop without Jerry, discovering they have nothing in common except for sharing stories about Jerry.

O’Hare International Airport
10000 W. O’Hare Ave., Chicago, ILLINOIS
(map)
Jerry’s flight makes an emergency landing in Chicago to get Mr. Polone to a hospital, prompting him to ask Jerry to watch his dog Farfel while he is hospitalized.

Cine 66 (NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

The movie theatre George and Elaine go to see Ponce de Leon, but it is sold out. Jerry and George later return to see Ponce, but see Prognosis Negative instead behind Elaine’s back.

Ellen’s apartment
10 W. 65th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 66th Street – Lincoln Center (1)
The site of Kramer’s infamous dumping (“How could I be with someone like you? I couldn’t respect myself!”), then taking back (“Please! I love you! I can’t live without you, I’ll do anything!”), speeches, all done in first person perspective without ever showing Ellen. Thanks Erkan B. for the tip!

Bell’s Palsy clinic
Rockford, ILLINOIS
(map)
Polone claims he was taken here after his hospital visit in Chicago, and thus why he couldn’t claim Farfel. A Google search of “Bell’s Palsy Clinic Rockford” shows the Rockford Neuroscience Center at 4920 E. State St.

The Pez Dispenser

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The Pez Dispenser (season 3, episode 14)

written by Larry David, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: January 15, 1992

Jerry’s Pez dispenser makes Elaine laugh during George’s new girlfriend’s piano recital. George wins the upper hand in his faltering relationship with her after performing a pre-emptive break-up.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry hosts an intervention (or to Kramer, an “interference”) for Richie Appel, although reluctantly (as his furniture is “very non-confrontational”), who breaks down upon seeing Jerry’s Pez dispenser. Noel exposes Elaine as the interrupter from her show, dumping George and leaving him with no “hand.”

Monk’s Café
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.

McBurney School (NOW CLOSED)
15 W. 63rd St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 66th Street – Lincoln Center (1)
Jerry, George and Elaine see Noel’s piano recital, which becomes home of the infamous Pez dispenser incident after Jerry places a Tweety Bird Pez dispenser on Elaine’s leg, causing her to laugh uncontrollably throughout the performance.

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
John mentions to Elaine that Richie was doing comedy in Los Angeles when he became hooked on drugs, prompting the intervention.

Trump Tower
725 Fifth Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 5th Avenue – 59th Street (N,Q,R)
Kramer pays a visit to Calvin Klein’s head office, to try and persuade them to market “The Beach” cologne.

Chadway’s (NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

George and Noel visit the intervention at Jerry’s following dinner at Chadway’s.

Smithers Clinic (NOW CLOSED)
William Goadby Loew House, 56 E. 93rd St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (6)
Richie checks himself into the clinic after the intervention (specifically when he saw Jerry’s Pez dispenser), and becomes hooked on the candy.

Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands

🇰🇾 CAYMAN ISLANDS

Location: North America
Languages: English
Population: 65,786 (2020)
Capital: George Town

FEATURED EPISODES

CAYMAN ISLANDS (map)
The Suicide
George gets tickets to go to the Caymans, but after Elaine’s psychic tells him that harm will come to him if he goes, George gives the ticket to Kramer. Kramer ends up on the beach next to the Sports Illustrated swimsuit shoot, where he plays nude backgammon with supermodels and gets stung by a jellyfish.

The Limo

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The Limo (season 3, episode 19)

written by Larry Charles and Marc Jaffe, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: February 26, 1992

Jerry and George hop into a limo that was unaccounted for at the airport. They’re thrilled to learn that they’re headed for Madison Square Garden and invite Kramer and Elaine to join them. The gang fears for their lives when Neo-Nazis hop in the limo and they discover their true destination.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

Jerry’s Apartment and Monk’s Café are not featured in this episode.

The Improv

John F. Kennedy International Airport
Jamaica, Queens, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Howard Beach – JFK Airport (A)
Jerry flies “Atlantic Northern” from Chicago to Kennedy. The episode reveals that the airport George picks up Jerry from is Kennedy, as the Belt Parkway leads directly into JFK.

Belt Parkway
Queens, NEW YORK
(map)
George’s car breaks down on the Belt en route to Kennedy airport.

Chicago, ILLINOIS (map)
Jerry comes to the airport from Chicago, where he saw that an irate O’Brien was kicked off an overbooked flight.

Madison Square Garden
4 Pennsylvania Pl., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 34th Street – Penn Station (1,2,3)
Jerry mentions to George how the real O’Brien was screaming how he had to get to the Garden. Once they are in the limo, Jerry and George assume they are headed to see the Knicks vs. Bulls game, but are proven very wrong.

Grand Central Parkway
Queens, NEW YORK
(map)
George’s questions the limo driver as to why they are pulling off the Grand Central, when its revealed that Jerry and George will not be the only passengers in the limo.

Paramount Theater (now The Theater At Madison Square Garden)
4 Pennsylvania Pl., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 34th Street – Penn Station (1,2,3)
The actual destination of O’Brien’s limo, where he is set to make a speech at a Neo-Nazi rally. Elaine’s friend Dan takes part in the rally that nearly flips the limo over, with the gang inside. George has to declare on live television that “I am not O’Brien!”

Dublin, IRELAND (map)
Jerry claims that he, as Dylan Murphy, is from Dublin, and that he emigrated to America due to a cereal famine. When his accent is deciphered by Tim as being more Scottish, Jerry claims “they were right on the border” (although Ireland and Scotland are divided by the Irish Sea and the North Channel).

The Parking Space

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The Parking Space (season 3, episode 22)

written by Larry David and Greg Daniels, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: April 22, 1992

George and another parker fight over a space in front of Jerry’s building. The stand-off continues into the night and the entire neighborhood debates whether parking priority should go to the person “backing in” or the one “pulling in.”

FEATURED LOCATIONS

Monk’s Café is not featured in this episode.

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry is forced to play referee between George and Mike Moffat, after both spend an entire day fighting over a prime parking space right outside Jerry’s apartment.

W. 84th St. and Columbus Ave., New York, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (B,C)
Kramer thinks Jerry’s car was stolen again (as it was previously in “The Alternate Side“), as he did not see it parked at its usual spot at 84th and Columbus.

Westchester, NEW YORK (map)
Jerry loans George and Elaine his car so they can go to a flea market in Westchester.

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

The Keys

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The Keys (season 3, episode 23)

written by Larry Charles, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: May 6, 1992

Jerry takes away Kramer’s spare keys to his apartment. This leads to further key swapping among the foursome. Kramer sets out for Hollywood to pursue his acting dreams. Jerry and George discover that Elaine is secretly writing a script for Murphy Brown.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry takes away Kramer’s spare key to his apartment, for continually breaking “the covenant of the keys,” upsetting Kramer so much that he takes off to California to pursue his acting career, leaving New York behind. Jerry and Elaine later are watching “Murphy Brown” when they see Kramer’s cameo as Stephen Snell.

Monk’s Café
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.

Wichita, KANSAS (map)
Jerry asks his date Lisa if she ever acts as if thieves are chasing her for fun, to which she replies “no…I’m from Wichita.”

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
Kramer heads to the west coast to feed his acting “bug” ever since his extremely minor role in a Woody Allen movie in “The Alternate Side.”

Elaine’s Apartment
George tries getting his keys back from Elaine, who is now considering taking Jerry’s key instead. Jerry and George later try retrieving Jerry’s key from the apartment, when they stumble upon a Murphy Brown spec script Elaine is writing in secret.

Mulholland Dr., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
Kramer’s motorcycle ride into Los Angeles was shot on Mulholland.

Venice Beach Boardwalk
Venice, Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
(map)
Kramer is shown rollerblading down the boardwalk after finally making it to California.

Warner Brothers Studios
3400 Riverside Dr., Burbank, CALIFORNIA
(map)
Kramer gets a part playing Murphy’s new secretary, Stephen Snell, for an episode of “Murphy Brown” (which was filmed at Warner Brothers as well).

The Café

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The Café (season 3, episode 7)

written by Tom Leopold, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: November 6, 1991

A small failing restaurant brings out Jerry’s sympathy, but when the owner, Babu Bhatt, takes his advice things go from bad to worse. Elaine helps George cheat on an IQ test but their caper backfires thanks to Kramer and his stolen jacket.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

Monk’s Café is not featured in this episode.

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry becomes obsessed with the Dream Café, a new restaurant that opens near him which attracts no customers. Elaine’s plan to take George’s IQ test for him backfires, after Kramer’s mother’s boyfriend traps them in the apartment when tracking down Kramer for his father’s jacket.

BERMUDA (map)
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.”

PAKISTAN (map)
Babu, owner of the Dream Café, is from Pakistan, and with his business failing, Jerry convinces him to change the menu to authentic Pakistani…which also fails miserably.

Queens College
65 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, Queens, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Flushing – Main Street (7)
Jerry mentions how George once passed his friend a test out the window during college, making him a campus legend.

Monica’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

George’s girlfriend tries twice to get him to take an IQ test, and he twice fails at cheating on the test by trying to get Elaine to do it for him.

Dream Café (NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

Babu’s restaurant, which Jerry convinces him to convert to a Pakistani menu. The café is implied to be within the vicinity of Jerry’s apartment, as he can see it from his window.

The Pen

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The Pen (season 3, episode 3)

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

While visiting his parents in Florida, Jerry suffers a scuba diving accident while Elaine endures a very uncomfortable night on a sofabed. A tribute to Jerry’s dad goes awry after Jerry accepts an astronaut pen from a surly retiree.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

Jerry’s Apartment and Monk’s Café are not featured in this episode.

The Improv

Pines Of Mar Gables, FLORIDA
The site of the entire episode. Jerry and Elaine stay with Morty and Helen, experiencing overheating, upside-down space pens, foldout bed bars, chiropractors and dinner checks for $19.45. Jerry also mentions his parents in his opening monologue, noting how old people do not wear bathing suits, they wear “trunks.”

Alice Wainwright Park
2845 Brickell Ave., Miami, FLORIDA
(map)
Morty instructs Jerry with directions to go scuba diving, saying to go along Biscayne Blvd. (US Route 1) from Interstate 95. I-95 intersects with Rt. 1 (or Brickell Ave.) in this part of Miami, near Alice Wainwright Park).

Virginia

Virginia

COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

Nickname: The Old Dominion State
Population: 8,535,519 (2019)
Capital: Richmond

FEATURED EPISODES

VIRGINIA (map)
The Alternate Side
George gets an opening to replace Sid parking cars across the street, as he needs to visit his sister and nephew with a limping foot in Virginia.

Cumberland Gap, VIRGINIA (map)
The Red Dot
Jerry mentions the Cumberland Gap to Dick during his set, in trying to explain smooth trails for alcohol transport via wagon. The Cumberland Gap runs through Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia.

Williamsburg, VIRGINIA (map)
The Pitch / Ticket
Jerry mentions Colonial Williamsburg in his opening monologue, noting that he went there as a child.

Norfolk, VIRGINIA (map)
The Nap
When arguing about the merits of swimming in the East River, Kramer argues that technically Norfolk has more gross tonnage in their water.