Alabama

Alabama

STATE OF ALABAMA

Nickname: The Yellowhammer State, The Cotton State
Population: 4,903,185 (2019)
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: 3,565,278 (2019)
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: 1,359,711 (2019)
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: 1,059,361 (2019)
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.

Guatemala

Guatemala

🇬🇹 REPUBLIC OF GUATEMALA

Location: North America
Languages: Spanish
Population: 17,109,746 (2021)
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.”

Greenland

Greenland

🇬🇱 GREENLAND

Location: North America
Languages: Greenlandic
Population: 56,421 (2021)
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.

Washington

Washington

STATE OF WASHINGTON

Nickname: The Evergreen State
Population: 7,614,893 (2019)
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: 4,217,737 (2019)
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: 423,581,078 (2018)
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 Chaperone

601 - Chaperone

The Chaperone (season 6, episode 1)

written by Larry David and Bill Masters & Bob Shaw, directed by Andy Ackerman
original airdate: September 22, 1994

When Jerry lands a date with a Miss America contestant, Kramer volunteers to chaperone. Mr. Pitt hires Elaine to be his personal assistant. George encourages Yankee management to make the team jerseys from cotton.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry invites Kramer to be his and Karen’s chaperone, a role he takes far too seriously. Jerry invites the gang to Atlantic City for the pageant, but Elaine cannot go due to sock troubles. George and Jerry discuss the Yankees switching to cotton jerseys.

Monk’s Café
Mr. Pitt meets with Elaine for an informal interview, commenting on how much she looks like Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and how she has the correct levels of “grace.”

Yankee Stadium
George, while talking to Danny Tartabull in the locker room, decides the Yankees should wear cotton unis instead of polyester. Later, he convinces manager Buck Showalter to switch jersey materials.

CONNECTICUT (map)
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.

RHODE ISLAND (map)
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.

NORTH DAKOTA (map)
Miss North Dakota was one of the three delegates for the Miss America pageant that were at the Yankee game, where Jerry asks out Miss Rhode Island.

Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort (now Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City)
1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NEW JERSEY
(map)
Jerry, George, Kramer and Karen all stay here, the former for one of Jerry’s sets and the latter for the Miss America Pageant. Jerry inadvertently kills his girlfriend Karen (Miss Rhode Island‘s) doves, forcing her to sing for the first time during her talent portion.

Doubleday Publishing (now Knopf Doubleday Publishing)
1745 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 59th Street – Columbus Circle (1)
Elaine interviews to replace Jackie Onassis as an editor at Doubleday…but loses out, and ends up working for Mr. Pitt as his personal assistant. Elaine remarks in her last interview that “I don’t have grace, I don’t want grace, I don’t even say grace!”

Bolo (NOW CLOSED)
23 E. 22nd St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 23rd Street (N,R)
Jerry, Karen…and Kramer go for dinner, and Kramer steals the spotlight from Jerry, ending the night by convincing Karen to become her coach and mentor for the Miss America pageant.

TEXAS (map)
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.

Marriott New York Marquis
1535 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 47-50th Streets – Rockefeller Center (B,D,F,M)
Karen, Miss Rhode Island, is staying here (in Room 417) before the Miss America pageant in Atlantic City. Karen hires Kramer as her personal pageant consultant in her limo outside the hotel.

Mr. Pitt’s
640 West End Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 96th Street (1,2,3)
Elaine tries to go with Jerry and George to Atlantic City for the weekend, but is kaiboshed because she hasn’t found the right socks for her new boss, Mr. Pitt.

Boardwalk Hall
2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NEW JERSEY
(map)
In a deleted scene, Kramer warns Jerry to “stay away from the Convention Hall” after he discovers Jerry accidentally killed Karen’s birds. The Miss America 1995 competition was held here, as were all pageants since 1940.