Missouri

Missouri

STATE OF MISSOURI

Nickname: The Show Me State
Population: 6,137,428 (2019)
Capital: Jefferson City

FEATURED EPISODES

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
10701 Lambert International Blvd., St. Louis, MISSOURI
 (map)
The Airport
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)
The Airport
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)
The Airport
Jerry and Elaine miss their shuttle back to the airport, forcing them to rush in for their flight.

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
10701 Lambert International Blvd., St. Louis, MISSOURI
 (map)
The Diplomat’s Club
St. Louis is one of the airports shown on the flight board during Kramer and Earl’s “competition.”

Belarus

Belarus

🇧🇾 REPUBLIC OF BELARUS

Location: Europe
Languages: Russian, Belarussian
Population: 9,408,350 (2020)
Capital: Minsk

FEATURED EPISODES

Minsk, BELARUS (map)
The Movie
The gang all ends up (in very different ways) seeing the movie “Rochelle, Rochelle,” about a young girl’s strange erotic journey from Milan to Minsk (which, for the record, is a 1003 mile journey).

Minsk, BELARUS (map)
The Smelly Car
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)
The Understudy
Jerry dates the understudy to Bette Midler in the musical version of “Rochelle, Rochelle,” of which Midler sings a line to Kramer about the eponymous “strange erotic journey from Milan to Minsk.”

Pinsk, BELARUS (map)
The Understudy
One of the lines Bette Midler sings to Kramer from “Rochelle, Rochelle” says “You never stopped hoping, now you’re in the Pinsk, Rochelle, Rochelle.”

Spain

Spain

🇪🇸 KINGDOM OF SPAIN

Location: Europe
Languages: Spanish
Population: 47,351,567 (2020)
Capital: Madrid

FEATURED EPISODES

Palau Blaugrana
Carrer d’Aristides Maillol 12, Barcelona, SPAIN
(map)
Olympic Moments & Facts
In an “Olympic Moment,” George mentions how he loves watching the judo finals, especially when they break the bricks…which Jerry corrects him is actually karate. After arguing over various combat sports, George challenges Jerry to explain Taekwondo, which Jerry describes as “the Judo, but with the spicy prawns. Judo and Taekwondo at the 1992 Olympics were held here.

Barcelona, SPAIN (map)
Olympic Moments & Facts
Presenting an “Olympic Fact,” Jerry notes how the pronunciation of Barcelona is said with a slight lisp, due to the King of Spain pronouncing it this way, and his subjects simply repeating it for fear of reprisal.

Camp de Tir Olímpic de Mollet
Mollet del Vallès, SPAIN
(map)
Olympic Moments & Facts
In an “Olympic Moment,” George brings up target shooting to Kramer, noting how “that’s a dull one.” Shooting at the 1992 Olympics was held here.

La Vila Olímpica del Poblenou
Barcelona, SPAIN
(map)
Olympic Moments & Facts
In an “Olympic Moment,” Kramer claims that target shooting should be a free-for-all shootout in the Olympic Village. The athletes’ village at the 1992 Olympics was here.

Port Olímpic
Edificio Capitanía, Barcelona, SPAIN
(map)
Olympic Moments & Facts
In an “Olympic Moment,” George argues that yachting at the Olympics is uninteresting, as he finds it too easy to cheat (“stick a small motor under the hull, they never check!”). Sailing at the 1992 Olympics was held here.

Modern Pentathlon sites
Barcelona, SPAIN
(map)
Olympic Moments & Facts
In an “Olympic Moment,” Jerry and George compare the Modern Pentathlon to the ancient Pentathlon, which supposedly included events such as “the Caligula Head Toss” and “Run Till You’re Dead.” The Modern Pentathlon, which is made up of fencing, swimming, shooting, running and equestrian, was held at the following locations in Barcelona:
– fencing: Palau de la Metal-lúrgia (map)
– swimming: Piscines Bernat Picornell (map)
– shooting: Camp de Tir Olímpic de Mollet (map)
– running: Circuit de Cros
– equestrian: Real Club de Polo de Barcelona (map)

Piscina Municipal de Montjuïc
Avinguda de Miramar 31, Barcelona, SPAIN
(map)
Olympic Moments & Facts
In an “Olympic Moment,” Jerry and George discuss the diving finals, where George claims there is “no action.” Diving at the 1992 Olympics was held here.

Palau Saint Jordi
Passeig Olímpic 5-7, Barcelona, SPAIN
(map)
Olympic Moments & Facts
In an “Olympic Moment,” Kramer demonstrates the iron cross hold on the Rings to Jerry and George at the coffee shop, noting how it is “the most graceful thing I’ve ever seen,” before ungracefully dismounting and falling over a number of tables. Gymnastics at the 1992 Olympics was held here.

SPAIN (map)
The Bubble Boy
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.

SPAIN (map)
The Kiss Hello
George asks Jerry if he thinks people often do the flamenco in Spain, if you can simply ask if one is “free for dinner and a flamenco.” Jerry: it’s “the dance of a very proud people.”

Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc (now Estadi Olímpic Lluís Companys)
Passeig Olímpic 17, Barcelona, SPAIN
(map)
The Hot Tub
Jerry mentions how Jean-Paul famously overslept at the Olympics four years earlier and missed the marathon. Jerry claims if he had been with him in Barcelona, “you’d be polishing that gold medal right now” (there were no actual competitors from Trinidad And Tobago in men’s or women’s marathon at the 1992 Summer Olympics).

Pamplona, SPAIN (map)
The Secret Code
Mr. Peterman tells George about one of his products, the Pamplona beret, sizes seven and a half through eight and three quarters.

Michigan

Michigan

STATE OF MICHIGAN

Nickname: The Wolverine State
Population: 9,986,857 (2019)
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.

Arizona

Arizona

STATE OF ARIZONA

Nickname: The Grand Canyon State
Population: 7,278,717 (2019)
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!”

Tunisia

tunisia

🇹🇳 REPUBLIC OF TUNISIA

Location: Africa
Languages: Arabic
Population: 11,708,370 (2020)
Capital: Tunis

FEATURED EPISODES

Tunis, TUNISIA (map)
The Opera
Mr. Reichman mentions to his wife that Steven Holtzman did a production in Tunis last year that “the Muslims really took to,” while passing George scalping his opera ticket in the street.

TUNISIA (map)
The English Patient
Mr. Peterman only agrees to re-hire Elaine if she visits the Tunisian Desert (where “The English Patient” was filmed) for inspiration…and lives in a cave. However, her flight to Tunisia is hijacked and rerouted to Cuba by Kramer’s Dominican cigar / crepe rollers.

The Pilot

4-23-24 - Pilot

The Pilot (season 4, episodes 23 & 24)

written by Larry David, directed by Tom Cherones
original airdate: May 20, 1993

Jerry and George’s pilot is finally a go. NBC President Russell Dalrymple becomes obsessed with Elaine. Kramer suffers intestinal maladies.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Tensions are high leading up to the pilot, with Jerry obsessing over his lack of acting ability, George obsessing over his lip discoloration which may kill him, and Kramer…just wanting to go to the restroom. The gang later reunites at the apartment to watch the “Jerry” pilot together.

Monk’s Café
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.

Peter McManus Café
152 Seventh Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 18th Street (1)
Elaine dumps Russell, and inadvertently convinces him to join Greenpeace. Later, Jerry meets TV Elaine here to discuss Elaine’s personality, and ends up kissing her.

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

A clip of Pfieffer’s is featured during a flashback of Elaine and Russell’s first meeting, from “The Shoes.”

Dana Foley’s office
New York, NEW YORK

George visits his therapist for another session, to discuss his concern over his upper lip “discoloration.”

NBC Studios (New York)
30 Rockefeller Pl., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 47-50th Streets – Rockefeller Center (B,D,F,M)
Jerry and George partake in casting sessions for “Jerry” (including Kramer’s unsuccessful audition for himself), and later shoot the pilot episode here.

La Reserve (NOW CLOSED)
4 W. 49th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 47-50th Streets – Rockefeller Center (B,D,F,M)
Kramer tries to use the bathroom here, but is unsuccessful.

Guild 50th Street Theatre (NOW CLOSED)
33 W. 50th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 5th Avenue – 53rd Street (E,M)
Kramer tries to use the bathroom here, but is unsuccessful. The marquee features the Disney film “A Far Off Place.”

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
Kramer sprints through the park, desperately looking for a bathroom.

Juneau, ALASKA (map)
Jerry claims that the actress playing TV Elaine, Sandi Robbins, is from Juneau: “She came down from Juneau by sled…she was in the Iditarod, got to the finish line, just kept going.”

West Park Medical Group (now West Care Medical Associates)
50 W. 77th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 81st Street – Museum Of Natural History (B,C)
George goes to have his white “discoloration” examined by a doctor, and later panics when he doesn’t get a “get outta here!” from the doctor when asking if the discoloration is cancer.

GREENLAND (map)
In helping explain her character, Jerry mentions to “TV Elaine” that the real Elaine is “fascinated with Greenland.”

Louis J. Lefkowitz State Office Building
80 Centre St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Chambers Street (J,Z)
Elaine visits the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to file a complaint about Monk’s Café hiring only “huge” women. EEOC is actually a federal agency, and wouldn’t be housed in a state office; the real New York area office is at One Newark Center in Newark, New Jersey.

DENMARK (map)
Jerry mentions to TV Kramer during the pilot that Haagen-Dazs ice cream is a made-up brand name, and not actually from Denmark.

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

Ricky Pharmacy (NOW CLOSED)
720 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 8th Street – NYU (N,R)
Kramer comes here to purchase the “dreaded apparatus,” after failing to have a bowel movement for some time.

Camp Tioga
1635 State Rd. 2036, Thompson, PENNSYLVANIA
(map)
Wilton Marshall recognizes a wigged Elaine at the “Jerry” taping, after not having seen her since going to camp with her here in 1978.

Pines Of Mar Gables, FLORIDA
Jerry’s parents are seen watching the pilot at home, with Helen once again asking “how could anybody not like him?”

Susan’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

Susan and her new girlfriend (and George’s ex) Allison from “The Smelly Car” are shown watching the pilot.

Sid Fields’ apartment
New York, NEW YORK

Sid and his Senegalese housekeeper from “The Old Man” are shown watching the pilot.

Marla’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

Marla the now-non-virgin and “John-John,” John F. Kennedy Jr., from “The Virgin,” are shown watching the pilot.

Promenade Place (NOT REAL)
Mineola, Long Island, NEW YORK
(map)
Drake and Drakette from “The Handicap Spot” are shown back together, watching the pilot at their apartment (“hate the Sein!”).

Cheryl Fong’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

Cheryl and her cousin Ping, the delivery man from “The Visa,” are shown watching the pilot.

Sanger House (NOT REAL)
Wappingers Falls, NEW YORK
(map)
The Sanger family from “The Bubble Boy” are shown watching the pilot at home.

Calvin Klein’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

Calvin Klein and Tia, Jerry’s ex from “The Pick,” are shown watching the pilot.

Sidra’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

Sidra and “Sal Bass” (perhaps Salman Rushdie?) from “The Implant” are shown watching the pilot.

Newman’s Apartment
Newman is shown sleeping on his couch, with a baseball game on in the background instead of the “Jerry” pilot.

Pendant Publishing
Russell mentions to the other two Greenpeace activists that Elaine works at Pendant. When Russell “dies,” one of the activists (played by Larry David with an accent) promises that he’ll “write to her…I’ll tell her all about you, and what you did out here!”

United Kingdom

England

🇬🇧 UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND

Location: Europe
Languages: English
Population: 66,796,807 (2019)
Capital: London

FEATURED EPISODES

England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Robbery
Kramer mentions to Jerry that he suspects an Englishman down the hall from them to be behind the robbery of Jerry’s apartment.

Scotland, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Phone Message
Jerry challenges Donna to try her Scottish accent, which Donna notes sounds more Irish, to which Jerry replies “Irish, Scottish, what’s the difference lassie?”

London, England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Tape
Jerry and Kramer try to do their best cockney accent, which is the accent of those from London’s east end.

England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Nose Job
Upon meeting Isabel, Jerry claims he’s responsible for the crop circles in England (which Isabel has no idea about).

Scotland, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Limo
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).

England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Good Samaritan
Kramer claims that a sick, mentally disturbed person like Jerry’s girlfriend Angela should be sent to Australia, as England used to send their disturbed people there when it was a penal colony.

England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Trip
When discussing the “effectiveness” of police siren noises (changing from the “waaa-waaa” to “woo-woo-woo”) with George and the police officers, Jerry brings up sirens used in England, that go “eee-aaa-eee-aaa,” before being cut off due to their irritating behavior.

London, England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Pitch / Ticket
Jerry mentions he got a postcard from Elaine in London, who is traveling through Europe with her psychiatrist Dr. Reston.

England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Soup
Elaine announces she was in England with Mr. Pitt for 5 days, to George’s surprise; she met an Englishman, Simon, who she flies in to New York to stay with her, but ends up being a real “bounder.”

Scotland, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Doorman
Mr. Pitt goes to Scotland while Elaine house-sits for him…and makes Elaine miss a movie with Jerry by making her check his mail.

Channel Tunnel
Folkestone, England, UNITED KINGDOM
(map)
The Pool Guy
Jerry, Elaine and Susan go to see the film “Chunnel,” about the Channel Tunnel that runs between Folkestone, England and Coquelles, France.

Channel Tunnel
Folkestone, England, UNITED KINGDOM
(map)
The Cadillac
Kramer mentions that the film “Chunnel” (based on the Channel Tunnel that runs between Folkestone, England and Coquelles, France) is on his illegal HBO, taunting the cable guy trying to shut it down.

England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Wig Master
Craig runs into his friend Ian on the street (pronounced Een), and offers him his Andover Shop discount.

UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Package
When Kramer tells Newman that Bermuda is under control of the British, Newman incorrectly replies with a blunt “lucky Krauts.”

England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The English Patient
Danielle tells George that she is taking Neil to a clinic in England to cure his burned face.

Scotland, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Blood
George tries convincing Vivian that Elaine is being deported back to Scotland, with Vivian responding that she’s seen Elaine’s passport and knows she’s American.

Windsor Castle
Berkshire, England, UNITED KINGDOM
(map)
The Frogger
Mr. Peterman asks Lubeck whether Entemann’s has a castle at Windsor, but discovers they only have a display case at the end of the aisle.

France

France

🇫🇷 FRENCH REPUBLIC

Location: Europe
Languages: French
Population: 67,399,000 (2021)
Capital: Paris

FEATURED EPISODES

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

Paris, FRANCE (map)
The Pitch / Ticket
Elaine is seen with Dr. Reston in Paris, with the Eiffel Tower visible in the background, where he remembers he may have forgotten to give Crazy Joe Davola his medication.

Paris, FRANCE (map)
The Raincoats
Jerry’s parents are staying with him for 3 days before leaving for Paris with a select charter group; George plans to avoid being Big Brother to a boy named Joey by pretending to go to Paris…but ends up having to accompany the kid to Paris to find his father. George unsuccessfully tries to pawn the kid off to Morty and Helen, before he ends up taking their charter tickets on their “Gateway To Paris” flight, and is shown having lunch in Paris with Joey.

Eiffel Tower
5 ave. Anatole France, Paris, FRANCE
(map)
The Raincoats
George claims to be staying at the apartment complex “Eiffel Towers” to Alec (presumably near the actual Tower in George’s mind).

FRANCE (map)
The Maestro
Jerry proclaims since apparently nothing is available in Tuscany, “maybe I’ll check out France!” to Elaine and Maestro.

Channel Tunnel
Coquelles, FRANCE
(map)
The Pool Guy
Jerry, Elaine and Susan go to see the film “Chunnel,” about the Channel Tunnel that runs between Folkestone, England and Coquelles, France.

Channel Tunnel
Coquelles, FRANCE
(map)
The Cadillac
Kramer mentions that the film “Chunnel” (based on the Channel Tunnel that runs between Folkestone, England and Coquelles, France) is on his illegal HBO, taunting the cable guy trying to shut it down.

Paris, FRANCE (map)
The Bizarro Jerry
Nikki mentions to her friends that Paris was a “bore,” causing George to bring up Susan and the picture of Gillian.

Eiffel Tower
5 ave. Anatole France, Paris, FRANCE
(map)
The Little Kicks
The tower is clearly seen in Jerry’s bootlegged copy of “Cry, Cry Again”…before Elaine’s little kicks cut off the film.

Universite de Sorbonne
1 Rue Victor Cousin, Paris, FRANCE
(map)
The Van Buren Boys
Ellen mentions to Jerry and his parents that she got her Masters degree at the Sorbonne.

Paris, FRANCE (map)
The Slicer
Elaine mentions how the potato family from across the hall left her alarm on while they went to Paris, leaving it ringing for hours.

FRANCE (map)
The Bookstore
George is forced to buy a book of French impressionist paintings after taking it into a bookstore bathroom, which he finds conducive to- “thank…you…”

Paris, FRANCE (map)
The Finale
Since there can be no compromise amongst the gang, Jerry just proposes they use the NBC jet to go to Paris. Newman later mentions he has a cousin in Paris who can only communicate by blinking, and begs Jerry to allow him to go with so he can visit.

Pont de l’Alma
Paris, FRANCE
(map)
The Finale
The jail guard in Latham mentions that the Good Samaritan Law the gang was arrested on was based on the French law, after Princess Diana’s death where paparazzi just stood around following her fatal auto accident in 1997.

South Korea

Korea

🇰🇷 REPUBLIC OF KOREA

Location: Asia
Languages: Korean
Population: 51,705,905 (2021)
Capital: Seoul

FEATURED EPISODES

SOUTH KOREA (map)
The Jacket
Alton Benes talks of a funny tailgunner he knew from his time served in Korea, who “blew his brains out all over the Pacific – there’s nothing funny about that.”

SOUTH KOREA (map)
The Note
When being massaged by a man, George can only muster a response of “hamstring…Korea…what?…hamstring…hotel” when asked about the cause of his pain.

Jamsil Indoor Swimming Pool
10 Jamsil-dong, Seoul, SOUTH KOREA
(map)
Olympic Moments & Facts
In an “Olympic Moment,” Jerry discusses the excitement of Greg Louganis’ gold-medal, concussion-inducing diving performance at the 1988 Olympics, which he brands as “the Louganis half-gainer no-brainer.”

SOUTH KOREA (map)
The Understudy
We learn that Frank sold religious memorabilia made in Korea, speaks fluent Korean, had an affair with a Korean woman (which he briefly rekindles back in New York), and once met the Reverend Sun Myung Moon of the Unification Church.

Incheon, SOUTH KOREA (map)
The Fatigues
Frank reveals that he was a cook for the US Army (slinging hash for the Fighting 103rd) during the Korean War (“Shell shocked?” “Oh yeah…but that has nothing to do with it.”). One night in 1950, Frank sent 16 of his own men to the latrines due to undercooked meat, including Bobby Colby, who “they had to sit him on a cork for the 18-hour flight home!”

SOUTH KOREA (map)
The Finale
Estelle mentions that Frank may be the reason for George ending up in prison, as he was never around for George, always in Korea with his religious tchotchkes.