The Pick

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The Pick (season 4, episode 13)

story by Larry David and Marc Jaffe, teleplay by Larry David, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: December 16, 1992

Jerry has to convince his girlfriend that he “did not pick” while Elaine suffers the fallout of sending a nipple-exposing Christmas card. Kramer becomes a Calvin Klein model.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Elaine is horrified to discover her nipple is showing in her Christmas card Kramer shot for her, George pines over losing Susan, and Kramer catches Jerry’s girlfriend Tia wearing “Ocean,” a rip-off fragrance of his “Beach” idea.

Monk’s Café
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.

George’s Apartment
George claims that now that he is alone after Susan, he will spend his days in his disgusting apartment eating Chinese takeout in dirty laundry.

Susan’s Apartment
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry reminds George he once said going up the stairs to Susan’s was like being taken to a cell, to which George claims he would do anything to be going up those stairs again. George also mentions how her apartment was always so clean…”she was so sanitary.”

Kramer’s Apartment
Kramer takes Elaine to his apartment to shoot her Christmas card photo…which ends up revealing a nipple.

Dana Foley’s office
New York, NEW YORK

George goes in for his first session with a therapist, Dana Foley, to try and help him get over Susan…but they end up spending the session trying to undo a stuck zipper on George’s jacket.

Cathedral Of St. John The Divine
1047 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Cathedral Parkway (1)
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.”

Elaine’s Apartment
Elaine mentions she sent a Christmas card with her nipple showing to the superintendent of her building.

“The Pick” location
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry is spotted by Tia, in the neighboring taxi, in what she suspects is a pick when stopped at a red light.

Sinai Desert, EGYPT (map)
George bets Jerry that Moses was a “picker,” having to wander the Sinai Desert in the dry air for 40 years: “You’re telling me you’re not going to occasionally have to clean house a little?”

Trump Tower
725 Fifth Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 5th Avenue – 59th Street (N,Q,R)
Kramer confronts Calvin Klein here over his “Ocean” fragrance, yet ends up being cast in a photo shoot. Jerry goes to confront Tia about the supposed pick, eventually quoting the Elephant Man when Tia unceremoniously dumps him.

Pendant Publishing
Elaine is tortured at the office, being nicknamed “Nips” at work, her sister Gail screaming at her over the phone, and Fred eventually dumping her, all over her nipple showing in her Christmas card.

The Cheever Letters

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The Cheever Letters (season 4, episode 8)

story by Larry David and Elaine Pope & Tom Leopold, teleplay by Larry David, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: October 28, 1992

Jerry offends Elaine’s assistant with the “panty remark.” Kramer makes a new contact for his Cuban cigars. A box of letters from John Cheever is all that remains after the Ross cabin burns down.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry and George struggle tremendously with advancing the “Jerry” script, not getting beyond “Hello.” After making Elaine’s assistant quit, Jerry has her over, where one thing leads to another, and the “panty remark” comes out, which Elaine eventually finds out to Jerry’s dismay.

Monk’s Café
Jerry divulges the details of his night with Sandra to George, including the aftermath of the infamous “panty remark.”

Pendant Publishing
Elaine confronts her assistant Sandra about chatting too much with Jerry, making her quit almost immediately.

Westchester Country Club
99 Biltmore Ave., Rye, NEW YORK
(map)
Kramer mentions he is no longer allowed here, as he can’t give the pro any more Cuban cigars, since they perished in the cabin fire. Kramer later heads up with his new Cuban friends Luis, Jorge and Umberto, as he now has an unlimited supply of Cubans coming his way.

Ross’ townhouse
24 Fifth Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: West 4th Street – Washington Square (A,B,C,D,E,F,M)
George meets the Rosses for the first time, where he is forced to tell them that their cabin…burned. He is later present when a courier brings Mr. Ross’ private letters from John Cheever, to the shock and horror of the rest of the family.

Ross’ “47 Cabin” (NOT REAL)
NEW YORK
(map)
Mr. Ross mentions to George and Susan both of his parents died in that cabin, and that it holds tremendous sentimental value…and then discovers its burned down.

United Nations Permanent Mission Of Cuba In New York
315 Lexington Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Grand Central – 42nd Street (7)
Kramer visits the Cuban Mission to get cigars, and is originally turned down due to their U.S. legal status, but gets more when he gives his father’s jacket to one of the diplomatic workers.

The Bubble Boy

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The Bubble Boy (season 4, episode 7)

written by Larry David & Larry Charles, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: October 7, 1992

Jerry agrees to a visit a bubble boy on the way up to a cabin in the woods. But Jerry and Elaine get lost and George winds up fighting the bubble boy. Meanwhile, Kramer appears at the cabin and wreaks havoc.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry convinces George, Susan and Elaine to stop off and see the Bubble Boy before going to Susan’s family’s cabin. Kramer plans on golfing for the weekend, but ends up overhearing Naomi’s message in Jerry’s apartment, and with his golf cancelled, drives to the cabin with Naomi.

Monk’s Café
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.

Westchester Country Club
99 Biltmore Ave., Rye, NEW YORK
(map)
Kramer announces to Jerry and George he’s spending the weekend playing here, but the weekend is cancelled due to a tournament, and he goes to the Ross’ cabin instead.

49th St., New York, NEW YORK
Kramer got to play at Westchester after he gave the pro who owns a golf shop on 49th St. some of Mr. Ross’ cigars.

Sanger House (NOT REAL)
Wappingers Falls, NEW YORK
(map)
Jerry mentions the word “Falls” is in the name (likely Wappingers Falls, only a few miles from Hopewell Junction). Susan mentions the house is on the way to her father’s cabin.

Taconic State Parkway
NEW YORK
(map)
The gang is taking the Parkway to the Bubble Boy’s house, as Jerry and Elaine to keep up with a racing George and Susan.

John F. Kennedy International Airport
Jamaica, Queens, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Howard Beach – JFK Airport (A)
Jerry mentions George once drove from his apartment to Kennedy in 25 minutes…which George later describes to Susan as only being 15.

I-90 / Thruway toll booth
East Chatham, NEW YORK
(map)
George gives Susan money for the tolls, which are only at the end of the Taconic, which turns into the NY State Thruway eastbound in East Chatham.

Hopewell Junction, NEW YORK (map)
Jerry and Elaine get off the Taconic at the Beekman Rd. / Hopewell JCT / Sylvan Lake exit into Hopewell Junction, which turns out to be right near the Sanger’s house.

café (NOT REAL)
Wappingers Falls, NEW YORK
(map)
Intended to be down the road from the Sanger’s house, where Jerry signs a cheesy line for the waitress (“nothing’s finer than being in your diner”). This was filmed on the same set used for Reggie’s, the “Bizarro” coffee shop.

SPAIN (map)
George’s infamous Trivial Pursuit question asks who invaded Spain in the 8th century, causing the breakout of a fight between George and the Bubble Boy.

Ross’ “47 Cabin” (NOT REAL)
NEW YORK
(map)
Kramer acccidentally burns down the Ross’ family cabin with one of Mr. Ross’ cigars.

The Implant

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The Implant (season 4, episode 19)

written by Peter Mehlman, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: February 25, 1993

Jerry enlists Elaine to find out if his girlfriend’s breasts are real. George loses another girlfriend after getting caught “double-dipping.”

FEATURED LOCATIONS

Monk’s Café is not featured in this episode.

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Elaine causes confusion over whether Sidra’s breasts are real or not, due to conflicting opinions after accidentally touching them. Sidra famously confirms that they are “real, and they’re spectacular.”

Moscow Kremlin
Moscow, RUSSIA
(map)
Jerry mentions the Kremlin in his opening monologue, commenting on how modern fitness center security is too sophisticated: “what is this, the Kremlin?”

New York Health & Racquet Club
24 E. 13th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Union Square – 14th Street (L)
Jerry commissions Elaine to “test” Sidra’s breasts in the sauna, causing a major conundrum over their legitimacy as natural or implants.

Betsy’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

George tries to make his first move, but is unfortunately interrupted by a call alerting Betsy of a death in the family.

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
Kramer mentions he knows what a fake breast feels like because he lived in Los Angeles for three months. He also mentions he misses the warm weather, and wants to get away.

Detroit, MICHIGAN (map)
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.

Silicon Valley, CALIFORNIA (map)
When Sidra walks into the sauna, Elaine thinks to herself “well, look who’s here? Silicon Valley!”

airport
Queens, NEW YORK
(map)
The home of “Atlantic Northern” airlines, where George tries to get a bereavement rate. There is a good chance this is meant to be Kennedy airport, as the episode’s ending in Detroit shows a boarding screen for flight 1141 at 8:00 to JFK.

PUERTO RICO (map)
Kramer borrows Jerry’s bathing suit for his trip to Puerto Rico, revealing that Jerry and Elaine once went there together in front of Sidra.

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport
2500 W.G. Rogell Dr., Romulus, MICHIGAN
(map)
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.

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.

The Visa

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The Visa (season 4, episode 15)

written by Peter Mehlman, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: January 27, 1993

Babu Bhatt returns and Jerry’s attempts to help his immigrant friend get him deported. Elaine unsuccessfully tries to get George’s girlfriend to help her with her lawsuit.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Babu Bhatt is picked up by immigration officials for deportation, after Elaine doesn’t give Jerry back his mail in time to realize he had the renewal papers. Kramer returns from Florida, and reveals he accidentally punched his idol Mickey Mantle.

Monk’s Café
George meets Cheryl, a lawyer, who he has Jerry pose as a serious person to seem more funny. George questions why people don’t pay money to live like Kramer, who already lives his life like a “fantasy camp.”

Dream Café (NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry brings up Babu’s restaurant from “The Café” when reminding George and Elaine of its opening…and colossal failure, in part thanks to Jerry’s recommendation to convert to a Pakistani restaurant.

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
655 W. 34th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 34th Street – Penn Station (A,C,E)
Jerry and Elaine attend the New York International Auto Show, before meeting up with George and Cheryl for dinner afterwards.

FLORIDA (map)
Kramer is at a New York Yankees Baseball Fantasy Camp in Florida, which is cut short after Kramer accidentally punches Mickey Mantle.

Isabella’s (NOW CLOSED)
359 Columbus Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 81st Street – Museum Of Natural History (B,C)
George takes Cheryl Fong on a date here, thinking he will avoid Elaine and Jerry, who hate it…but they end up coming anyways, and steal his thunder (and her laughs) in the process.

Immigration holding cell
New York, NEW YORK

Babu is detained for failing to renew his visa application, and he threatens to kill Jerry and Elaine from his cell when he discovers it is their fault he never got his papers.

parking spot
New York, NEW YORK

George and Cheryl are parked, and George reveals that Jerry being a dark, depressed person was all a ruse thought up by George: “I’m disturbed! I’m depressed! I’m inadequate! I got it all!”

PAKISTAN (map)
Jerry and Elaine inadvertently have Babu deported back to Pakistan, after misplacing his U.S. visa renewal papers. Babu is later seen back in Pakistan, vowing to save up every last rupee and get revenge on Jerry, as he is a “very bad man.”

Mickey Mantle’s Restaurant (NOW CLOSED)
42 Central Park S., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 5th Avenue – 59th Street (N,Q,R)
Kramer goes to the restaurant to apologize to Mickey after accidentally punching him, and let him get retribution…but he instead has his security throw Kramer out of the restaurant (and into a horse).

Statue Of Liberty
Liberty Island, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
Jerry mentions the Statue Of Liberty in his closing monologue, mentioning the Statue’s credo for immigrants (“give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses”).

The Smelly Car

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The Smelly Car (season 4, episode 21)

written by Larry David & Peter Mehlman, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: April 15, 1993

A smelly valet stinks up Jerry’s car and anyone who comes in contact with it. George discovers he drove Susan to lesbianism.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry and Elaine rack their brains on how to eliminate the “O” they received from the car’s B.O., even comparing awful smells they would rather endure (“I looove horse manure!”).

Monk’s Café
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.

Kady’s (NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

The restaurant where Elaine and Jerry visit and get their car stunk up, and George’s copy of “Rochelle Rochelle” mysteriously disappears. Based on establishing shots, the restaurant is located near State Route 119, at Saw Mill Pkwy (North) exit in Elmsford, Westchester County.

Carl’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

Elaine’s new boyfriend immediately discovers the stink on her, after spending time in the smelly car.

Champagne Video (NOW CLOSED)
2183 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 79th Street (1)
George discovers he can drive women to lesbianism, and that Kramer can bring them right back, after finding out that Susan is now seeing a woman. George is also charged $2 for not rewinding his copy of “Rochelle, Rochelle,” but is later charged $98 after losing the tape altogether.

Milan, Lombardy, ITALY (map)
George loses the video store copy of “Rochelle, Rochelle” (about a young girl’s strange erotic journey from Milan to Minsk) after it mysteriously disappears from the smelly car, of which he tries to get compensated by the restaurant that “funked up” Jerry’s car (which, of course, fails miserably).

Minsk, BELARUS (map)
George loses the video store copy of “Rochelle, Rochelle” (about a young girl’s strange erotic journey from Milan to Minsk) after it mysteriously disappears from the smelly car, of which he tries to get compensated by the restaurant that “funked up” Jerry’s car (which, of course, fails miserably).

car wash
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry tries to get the car washed, detailed and de-ionized, all to no avail to rid the car of its funk.

The Bazaar Hair Design (NOW CLOSED)
147 W. 72nd St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 72nd Street (1,2,3)
Elaine gets washed, rinsed, and eventually tomato-sauced, in the hopes of getting the stink from the smelly car out of her hair.

car dealership
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry tries to sell the car, but is unable to finalize the deal once the salesman climbs into the car to take a look, discovering the funk.

Hawaii

Hawaii

STATE OF HAWAII

Nickname: The Aloha State
Population: 1,415,872 (2019)
Capital: Honolulu

FEATURED EPISODES

HAWAII (map)
The Nose Job
Audrey tries convincing George to visit Hawaii, forcing George to show great restraint against her dented nose: “Hawaii could be tricky this time of year…there’s a lot of high pressure winds down there this time of year, so there’s a lot of debris constantly flying around…like wood, and lava…”

Honolulu International Airport
300 Rodgers Blvd., Honolulu, O’ahu, HAWAII
 (map)
The Airport
After angering the skycap in St. Louis, Elaine’s bag is tossed into the check line for Honolulu, where her bag is seen at the end of the episode.

HAWAII (map)
The Race
Duncan promises Lois he’ll give her a raise and a two week vacation in Hawaii if Jerry beats him a second time. After his victory, Lois asks if Jerry will join her in Hawaii, to which Jerry proudly replies “maybe I will, Lois…maybe I will.”

Pearl Harbor Historic Site
1 Arizona Memorial Pl., Honolulu, Oʻahu, HAWAII
(map)
The Engagement
Jerry tells Elaine that the news of George’s engagement is “beyond news, like Pearl Harbor or the Kennedy assassination!”

HAWAII (map)
The Little Kicks
Kramer believes the final death blow from the movie “Death Blow” went to “that Hawaiian guy…yeah, he had it coming…”

HAWAII (map)
The Andrea Doria
Jerry helps Newman deliver overdue mail to help get him transferred to Hawaii, “the most sought after postal route of them all…the air is so dewey sweet you don’t even have to lick the stamps!”

Nevada

Nevada

STATE OF NEVADA

Nickname: The Silver State
Population: 3,080,156 (2019)
Capital: Carson City

FEATURED EPISODES

Las Vegas, NEVADA (map)
The Pitch / Ticket
Jerry mentions Las Vegas in his closing monologue, joking that traffic offenders should be punished with perpetual slow drivers surrounding them, especially on trips to places like Vegas.

Las Vegas, NEVADA (map)
The Beard
Jerry is asked the following “Melrose Place”-related question on his polygraph test: “Did Jane’s finance kidnap Sydney and take her to Las Vegas? And if so, did she enjoy it?”

Las Vegas, NEVADA (map)
The Van Buren Boys
Jerry, already wanting to dump his current girlfriend Ellen, wonders aloud in front of his parents if his ex Amber is back from Vegas.

Las Vegas, NEVADA (map)
The Burning
Jerry mentions comics use showmanship in Vegas…to which George questions whether Jerry’s actually played Vegas, with Jerry only replying “I hear things!”

The Airport

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The Airport (season 4, episode 12)

written by Larry Charles, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: November 25, 1992

Jerry and Elaine experience the differences between first class and coach while George and Kramer scramble between airports trying to meet their flight.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

Monk’s Café is not featured in this episode.

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
The apartment is only mentioned, NOT seen. Jerry tells Elaine that George is picking them up from the airport, only because George lost a bet that he could jump and touch the awning on his building.

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
10701 Lambert International Blvd., St. Louis, MISSOURI
 (map)
Elaine and Jerry check into Lambert to fly back to New York, being split up on their flight to LaGuardia, then JFK, then back to LaGuardia.

St. Louis, MISSOURI (map)
Jerry mentions he got an extra ticket for his show here, so Elaine was able to visit her sister Gail.

AI International Rent A Car (NOT REAL)
St. Louis, MISSOURI
 (map)
Jerry and Elaine miss their shuttle back to the airport, forcing them to rush in for their flight.

John F. Kennedy International Airport
Jamaica, Queens, NEW YORK
 (map)
nearest subway: Howard Beach – JFK Airport (A)
Jerry and Elaine are originally supposed to fly into JFK, but are re-booked to LaGuardia after the original flight is cancelled, and eventually back to JFK due to equipment problems. George and Kramer make the pick-up here late (after Kramer scraps George’s original route of “The Grand Central! The Van Wyck!” by taking the Long Island Expressway), but are then forced to rush to LGA, and eventually back to JFK once again.

Honolulu International Airport
300 Rodgers Blvd., Honolulu, Oʻahu, HAWAII
 (map)
After angering the skycap in St. Louis, Elaine’s bag is tossed into the check line for Honolulu, where her bag is seen at the end of the episode.

LaGuardia Airport
Flushing, Queens, NEW YORK
 (map)
nearest subway: Astoria – Ditmars Boulevard (N,Q)
Jerry and Elaine’s original flight is cancelled, so they are booked into LaGuardia…just in different seats.

Long Island Expressway
Long Island, NEW YORK
 (map)
George yells at Kramer for ruining his pickup to Kennedy by taking the Expressway instead of his planned route, where they run into a ton of traffic.

Kramer’s old apartment
E. 18th St and Third Ave., New York, NEW YORK
 (map)
nearest subway: 14th Street – Union Square (4,5,6)
Kramer gets upset after seeing his former roommate, John Grossbard, at Kennedy Airport, as he believes Grossbard still owes him $240 from twenty years earlier.

Tuscany, ITALY (map)
The first-class stewardess tells Jerry and Tia that the airline is featuring wines on their flight from the Tuscany region.

Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport (now Bob Hope Airport)
2627 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank, CALIFORNIA
 (map)
All of the baggage claim and airport runway scenes were filmed here (including Kramer’s classic “escape” from the baggage chute).