Alabama

Alabama

STATE OF ALABAMA

Nickname: The Yellowhammer State, The Cotton State
Population: 4,863,300 (2016)
Capital: Montgomery

FEATURED EPISODES

Selma, ALABAMA (map)
The Diplomat’s Club
George proclaims his racial unbias, proudly saying that “he would have marched on Selma if it were on Long Island.”

ALABAMA (map)
The Maid
Elaine recalls that Jerry was once thrown off a bus by Kenny Rogers in Alabama after opening for him, to which Jerry replies with “I had that coming to me.”

Connecticut

Connecticut

STATE OF CONNECTICUT

Nickname: The Constitution State
Population: 3,590,886 (2015)
Capital: Hartford

FEATURED EPISODES

CONNECTICUT (map)
The Stake Out
After finding out Elaine is dating a stockbroker, Jerry replies with a sarcastic “Ah! High finance! Bulls, bears, people from Connecticut…”

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

CONNECTICUT (map)
The Chaperone
Miss Connecticut was one of the three delegates for the Miss America pageant that were at the Yankee game, where Jerry asks out Miss Rhode Island.

CONNECTICUT (map)
The Bottle Deposit
Kramer mentions the 5 cent bottle refund is offered in various states, including Connecticut.

New Hampshire

New Hampshire

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

Nickname: The Granite State
Population: 1,330,608 (2015)
Capital: Concord

FEATURED EPISODES

NEW HAMPSHIRE (map)
The Parking Garage
George mentions how Frank would go from state to state looking for air conditioner deals for weeks at a time, and how him and his mother would get random calls from him from hotels in New Hampshire.

Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
1 Airport Rd., Manchester, NEW HAMPSHIRE
(map)
The Diplomat’s Club
Manchester is one of the airports shown on the flight board during Kramer and Earl’s “competition.”

Rhode Island

Rhode Island

STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS

Nickname: The Ocean State
Population: 1,056,298 (2015)
Capital: Providence

FEATURED EPISODES

RHODE ISLAND (map)
The Chaperone
Miss Rhode Island was one of the three delegates for the Miss America pageant that were at the Yankee game, after which Jerry asks her out. According to die-hard pageant fan Kramer, Rhode Island is never in contention in the pageant, but he agrees to chaperone her and coach her to victory.

Greenland

Greenland

🇬🇱 GREENLAND

Location: North America
Languages: Greenlandic
Population: 56,483 (2016)
Capital: Nuuk

FEATURED EPISODES

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

GREENLAND (map)
The Label Maker
Kramer announces he’s built a stronghold around Greenland during his epic game of Risk with Newman.

Guatemala

Guatemala

🇬🇹 REPUBLIC OF GUATEMALA

Location: North America
Languages: Spanish
Population: 16,176,133 (2014)
Capital: Guatemala City

FEATURED EPISODES

GUATEMALA (map)
The Jacket
Alton Benes mentions to Jerry and George that he served in Guatemala in 1953, helping to overthrow Jacobo Arbenz Guzman.

GUATEMALA (map)
The Fusilli Jerry
Kramer mentions to the gang that Dr. Bakersol worked on a kid from Guatemala with no nose, and “turned him into Ricardo Montalban.”

Washington

Washington

STATE OF WASHINGTON

Nickname: The Evergreen State
Population: 7,170,351 (2015)
Capital: Olympia

FEATURED EPISODES

Yakima, WASHINGTON (map)
The Busboy
Jerry guesses that Elaine’s new boyfriend is from Yakima.

Seattle, WASHINGTON (map)
The Busboy
Elaine hosts her boyfriend Ed from Seattle, but desperately tries getting rid of him. Jerry claims that Seattle is “the pesto of cities.”

SeaTac Plaza Hotel (NOT REAL)
Seattle, WASHINGTON

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

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
17801 International Blvd., Seattle, WASHINGTON
(map)
The Diplomat’s Club
As part of their ongoing arrivals/departures bets, Kramer bets on Seattle, while Earl bets on Mexico City (Earl wins).

Seattle, WASHINGTON (map)
The Yada Yada
Marcy mentions to George how her ex-boyfriend came over before moving to Seattle, and yada yada yada, she’s really tired.

Pacific Northwest
WASHINGTON
(map)
The Reverse Peephole
Newman tells Kramer that he learned to climb trees (like “a ring-tailed lemur,” according to Kramer) in the Pacific Northwest. The American side of the Pacific Northwest is traditionally understood to be Washington and Oregon.

Oregon

Oregon

STATE OF OREGON

Nickname: The Beaver State
Population: 4,028,977 (2015)
Capital: Salem

FEATURED EPISODES

OREGON (map)
The Doodle
Kramer is ecstatic that Mackinaw peaches are in from Oregon, as they’re only in season two weeks of the year; however, he later cannot enjoy due to his exposure to toxic fumes.

Pacific Northwest
OREGON
(map)
The Reverse Peephole
Newman tells Kramer that he learned to climb trees (like “a ring-tailed lemur,” according to Kramer) in the Pacific Northwest. The American side of the Pacific Northwest is traditionally understood to be Washington and Oregon.

South America

South America

SOUTH AMERICA

Languages: Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, English (UNASUR)
Population: 410,013,492 (2015)
Capital: Quito, Ecuador (UNASUR)

FEATURED EPISODES

SOUTH AMERICA (map)
The Old Man
When trying to sell off old records, Kramer and Newman try to hype up Sergio Mendes by claiming that he “can’t even walk down the street in South America! They follow him, like a cult!”

SOUTH AMERICA (map)
The Sniffing Accountant
Jerry and Kramer discover their accountant took off to South America on a “business trip,” potentially with their money, thus having Jerry impune the entire continent by claiming that people that go there “come back with things taped to their large intestine!”

SOUTH AMERICA (map)
The Label Maker
Kramer takes over the continent from Newman during their epic game of Risk…”and there ain’t nothing you can do about it!”

Andes Mountains, SOUTH AMERICA (map)
The Abstinence
George brings up a hypothetical situation of Jerry, George and Kramer flying over the Andes, and who should be eaten first in the event of a crash. The Andes spread across seven South American countries (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela).

The Big Salad

602 - Big Salad

The Big Salad (season 6, episode 2)

written by Larry David, directed by Andy Ackerman
original airdate: September 29, 1994

George has issues when his girlfriend takes credit for buying Elaine a big salad. Jerry is disturbed to discover that his girlfriend was dumped by Newman. Kramer gets involved in a slow-speed car chase with a suspected murderer.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
The infamous handoff of “the big salad” takes place in the apartment, setting a wild course of action thereafter. Jerry obsesses over why Newman dumped Margaret. Kramer tells the gang of his golf game with Steve Gendason, and discovers that Gendason is wanted for murder.

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

Stationers (NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

Elaine tries buying Mr. Pitt a fancy Rolamech 1000 mechanical pencil, but the delivery is constantly delayed by the clerk who fancies Elaine.

Newman’s Apartment
Jerry makes his first visit to “the east wing,” to grill Newman about his past relationship with Jerry’s new girlfriend Margaret.

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

Van Cortlandt Golf Course
115 Van Cortlandt Park S., Bronx, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Van Cortlandt Park – 242nd Street (1)
Where Kramer and former baseball player Steve Gendason have their original argument, perhaps leading to Pinkus the dry cleaner’s murder.

Andy’s Deli II
418 Columbus Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 81st Street – Museum Of Natural History (B,C)
George and Elaine pass by here in their taxi, where George brings up his issue over Elaine giving credit for the big salad purchase to Julie instead of him.

Kennedy Cabot & Co. (NOW CLOSED)
9470 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CALIFORNIA
(map)
An ad for this firm is seen on the back of Margaret’s newspaper while she is talking to Jerry.

14th St., New York, NEW YORK
Elaine mentions she bought Mr. Pitt the Rolamech pencil on 14th St., unbeknownst that the stationery store guy went directly to the distributor to buy it on Elaine’s behalf.

New Jersey Turnpike
NEW JERSEY
 (map)
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
(map)
Gendason criticizes Kramer for not taking the Palisades upon hitting traffic (mainly comprised of police cars) on the New Jersey Turnpike.