The Postponement

702 - Postponement

The Postponement (season 7, episode 2)

written by Larry David, directed by Andy Ackerman
original airdate: September 28, 1995

Jealous of George’s engagement, Elaine seeks counsel from her rabbi neighbor, who isn’t very good at keeping secrets. George panics about getting married and convinces Susan to postpone the wedding. Kramer tries to sneak his cup of coffee into a movie and suffers burns when it spills.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv is not featured in this episode.

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry discovers that Elaine of George’s proposal, even as George is trying to postpone the wedding to March, which he later reveals he was successful at doing, only after weeping like a baby. Kramer tells Jerry he is suing Java World after being burned by their coffee.

Monk’s Café
Susan tells George to “change the subject” when discussing bathroom doors going to the floor, making George seriously question his engagement. George tells Jerry that he cracked at his first postponement attempt, making Susan cry and not even getting any make-up sex.

Elaine’s Apartment
Elaine gets Rabbi Kirschbaum to help resolve the dog issue, and Elaine spills her guts about her jealousy of George’s engagement.

Yankee Stadium
George comes up with the idea to extend the bathroom doors at the stadium all the way to the floor. Jerry loves the idea, but Susan callously wants George to “change the subject,” causing him to rethink his engagement proposal.

Rabbi Kirschbaum’s apartment
16 W. 75th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 72nd Street (B,C)
Elaine visits Rabbi Kirschbaum for counsel regarding her jealousy of George’s engagement, but she quickly learns that the Rabbi has a very big mouth.

George’s Apartment
Susan breaks down when George first wants to postpone the wedding, but George later breaks down and Susan accepts: “No, no, still marry, still marry! Still love, still love!”

Cineplex Odeon Regency (NOW CLOSED)
1987 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 66th Street – Lincoln Center (1)
Jerry and Kramer go here to see “Plan 9 From Outer Space,” but Kramer burns his thigh by navigating the theatre aisles with a burning-hot latte in his pant waist.

China

China

🇨🇳 PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

Location: Asia
Languages: Mandarin
Population: 1,407,431,600 (2021)
Capital: Beijing

FEATURED EPISODES

CHINA (map)
The Parking Garage
Jerry claims he needs to see his parents to the mall security guard, as his father has spent the last 14 years in a red Chinese prison.

Beijing, CHINA (map)
The Tape
George calls a hair restoration clinic, led by Dr. Zhao Zhang, to order baldness curing cream; Ping the delivery boy spends a while chit-chatting with Beijing, prompting an upset Jerry to end the call over the long distance charges.

CHINA (map)
The Chinese Woman
Jerry mentions China in his opening monologue, crediting the Chinese people for sticking to chopsticks, even though they are by now aware of other cutlery technology.

CHINA (map)
The Race
While lamenting the fall of the Soviet Union, Elaine’s boyfriend Ned mentions “we still got China, Cuba…but its not the same.”

Gan River, CHINA (map)
The Secret Code
Mr. Peterman tells George he was once searching for the Gan Jiang River market (the Gan River flows through Jiangxi).

CHINA (map)
The Gum
Lloyd Braun tells Jerry that the gum he’s given him is from China, and that he could arrange for more if Jerry would like.

Shanghai, CHINA (map)
The Shower Head
Mr. Peterman refers to opium as “Shanghai sally.”

Yangtze River, CHINA (map)
The Shower Head
Mr. Peterman mentions in 1979, he was traveling the Yangtze in search of a Mongolian horse-hair vest when he took “just a taste” of opium.

CHINA (map)
The Invitations
George proposes he writes Susan a letter to dump her, and then moves to China, disappearing “in a sea of people”, for 6 months to a year…but decides it can’t work because he’d lose his job.

CHINA (map)
The Wizard
George mentions how any news about China is an “instant page turner.”

Hong Kong, CHINA (map)
The Bookstore
Kramer mentions how he wants to see Hong Kong’s pagodas “before it all goes back to China”; he also mentions how the city has outlawed the rickshaw, which he things would fit perfectly in New York…and has Newman ship a rickshaw from the Hong Kong post office to start their endeavor.

CHINA (map)
The Bookstore
Kramer mentions that he wants to see the pagodas of Hong Kong before it is returned to China…only a year too late, as China overtook control of Hong Kong in 1997.

Hong Kong General Post Office
2 Connaught Place, Hong Kong, CHINA
(map)
The Bookstore
Kramer mentions that he and Newman are getting their rickshaw from a guy Newman knows in the Hong Kong Post Office. The GPO is headquartered in Connaught Place.

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.

Argentina

Argentina

🇦🇷 ARGENTINE REPUBLIC

Location: South America
Languages: Spanish
Population: 45,808,747 (2021)
Capital: Buenos Aires

FEATURED EPISODES

ARGENTINA (map)
The Soup Nazi
The Soup Nazi declares that thanks to Elaine, he is closing shop and moving to Argentina (as many other Nazis did following World War II).

ARGENTINA (map)
The Finale
Yev Kassem (“The Soup Nazi“) mentions he had to close up shop thanks to Elaine during his testimony for the gang’s Good Samaritan Trial, and that he had to move to Argentina.

The Wait Out

723 - Wait Out

The Wait Out (season 7, episode 23)

story by Peter Mehlman & Matt Selman, teleplay by Peter Mehlman, directed by Andy Ackerman
original airdate: May 9, 1996

George makes a remark that breaks up a married couple. Jerry and Elaine pounce as they’ve been waiting out the relationship for years. Kramer slips into a pair of tight jeans and can’t get out. Debra Messing and Cary Elwes guest star.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv

Jerry’s Apartment
George feels guilt over breaking up the Lookners, and has to physically fight off Jerry and Elaine to make things right. Jerry implies that Kramer can’t fit into jeans, so he buys a pair of slim-fit Dungarees, which renders his mobility to Frankenstein-like speed.

Monk’s Café
George’s folksy “you could have done a lot better than him” remark breaks up Beth and David Lookner, with Jerry and Elaine pouncing on the rebound. David later reciprocates the comment to Susan, making her rethink her engagement to George. Jerry and Elaine devise the “I’m there for you” comment to win them Beth and David’s affection.

SWEDEN (map)
Kramer remarks to Jerry that he has the body of a “taut, pre-teen Swedish boy.”

Mrs. Zanfino’s apartment
129 W. 81st St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 81st Street – Museum Of Natural History (B,C)
Kramer babysits his neighbor’s Mrs. Zanfino’s son Joey, scaring him out of the apartment and into the streets with him thinking he’s Frankenstein, on account of his extra-tight jeans. Mickey then “stands-in” as Joey in bed, but is quickly caught by a horrified Mrs. Zanfino.

JoJo
160 E. 64th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Lexington Avenue – 63rd Street (F)
Jerry goes for dinner with Beth Lookner, to make sure she knows “he’s there” for her following her divorce.

restaurant
New York, NEW YORK

Elaine goes for dinner with David Lookner, to make sure he knows “she’s there” for him. He continually asks himself questions, and then answers them to himself, regarding his divorce.

The Actors Studio
432 W. 44th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal (A,C,E)
Mickey auditions here for a role, and thanks to his rage over Kramer’s inability to sit down in his skin-tight jeans, gets into the studio, as they believe that was the scene. “Notes About Nothing” from the Season 7 DVD state Mickey was likely enrolled in the Drama School, which was open at The New School (151 Bank St.) from 1994-2005.

Ithaca, NEW YORK (map)
Mickey auditions for a part (with Kramer) by doing a scene from the fictional play “Flesh Wounds In Ithaca.”

Beth Lookner’s apartment
1125 Park Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (4,5,6)
George shows up at Beth’s, roughed up after a scrap with Jerry, to apologize for his comment that ended her marriage and try to salvage the relationship, much to Jerry’s chagrin. This is the same building exterior as Russell’s condo in “The Watch” and “The Shoes,” and Heather’s apartment in “The Chicken Roaster.”

Mickey’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

Kramer calls Mickey away from a date to “stand in” as Joey, to repay the favor of Kramer inadvertently getting Mickey into The Actor’s Studio.

David Lookner’s apartment
300 W. 72nd St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 72nd Street (1,2,3)
Elaine and David toast to their new relationship, just as Beth shows up, and Beth and David passionately reconcile.

George’s Apartment
After much soul-searching and thought about the wedding…Susan tells George that she’s decided she wants to go with the chicken.

NYPD Precinct
New York, NEW YORK

Kramer is taken in for questioning after chasing Joey through the streets, but cannot sit down due to his ultra-slim jeans.

Monk’s Café

Monk's

MONK’S CAFÉ (actually Tom’s Restaurant)
2880 Broadway, NEW YORK, NEW YORK (map)

The gang’s hangout away from Jerry’s Apartment, the coffee shop, for the entire series.
nearest subway: 116th Street – Columbia University (1)

FEATURED EPISODES

Monk’s Café does NOT appear in the following episodes: “The Seinfeld Chronicles,” “The Stake Out,” “The Jacket,” “The Revenge,” “The Chinese Restaurant,” “The Pen,” “The Parking Garage,” “The Café,” “The Stranded,” “The Suicide,” “The Fix-Up,” “The Limo,” “The Good Samaritan,” “The Letter,” “The Parking Space,” “The Wallet,” “The Watch,” “The Opera,” “The Airport,” “The Movie,” “The Implant,” “The Handicap Spot,” “The Puffy Shirt,” “The Glasses,” “The Bris,” “The Non-Fat Yogurt,” “The Cigar Store Indian,” “The Dinner Party,” “The Hamptons,” “The Mom And Pop Store,” “The Highlights Of 100,” “The Package,” “The Dealership,” “The Puerto Rican Day” and “The Chronicle.”

Seasons: OneTwoThreeFourFiveSixSevenEightNineCurbCICGC

The Robbery
Monk’s Café’s first appearance of the series. George compliments the coffee shop’s bathroom mirrors, saying how he looks like Robert Wagner when he looks in it.

Male Unbonding
Jerry is forced to “dump” an old childhood friend, Joel Hornick, after growing tired of his childish antics and his generally irritating personality.

The Stock Tip
George celebrates his stock’s success, smoking a cigar and gloating about a new car he purchased, much to Jerry’s dismay.

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The Ex-Girlfriend
Jerry meets with Marlene here shortly after she breaks up with George. He later confesses to seeing Marlene, which George declares he really has no issue with Jerry and Marlene dating.

The Pony Remark
Jerry contemplates with George and Elaine whether to play in his softball championship (George: “We need you! You’re hitting everything!”) or attend Manya’s funeral (Elaine: “He has to go! He may have killed her!”).

The Phone Message
George reveals his plan to erase any evidence of his phone message – get Jerry into the apartment and swap out the tape.

The Apartment
Jerry tells George about his error in trying to get Elaine the unit above him, which begins the epic argument between the two over which is truly the bigger idiot.

The Statue
Trying to get more information about Ray’s duplicate statue of Jerry, Jerry invites him to the coffee shop, with George nearby to “spy” on Ray. This is also the first time the coffee shop is explicitly referred to as being called “Monk’s.”

The Heart Attack
George is convinced he is having a heart attack at Monk’s, after watching a TV program the night before about coronaries. In true George fashion, he still manages to argue his check before leaving for the hospital.

The Deal
Jerry breaks the news of his and Elaine’s “deal,” but doesn’t want to divulge. George’s response: “You ask me to have lunch, tell me you slept with Elaine, and then say you’re not in the mood for details. Now you listen to me. I want details and I want them right now. I don’t have a job, I have no place to go. You’re not in the mood? Well you get in the mood!”

The Baby Shower
After George describes Leslie as the worst date of his life, Elaine asks if she can use Jerry’s apartment to host a baby shower for her, as Jerry will be out of town doing shows.

The Busboy
Elaine and George lament over their situations, taking care of Ed and Pequita, respectively, while Jerry compliments a busboy.

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The Note
The gang spots Joe DiMaggio at Monk’s, dunking his donut in his coffee, proving Kramer’s Dinky Donuts story to be true.

The Truth
George dumps his girlfriend Patrice, taking her request to give her the “truth,” upsetting her to the point of being institutionalized.

The Dog
George and Elaine visit the coffee shop without Jerry, discovering they have nothing in common except for sharing stories about Jerry.

The Library
George tells the gang about Mr. Hayman’s high school antics (including giving George a wedgie and calling him “Can’t-stand-ya”), and Jerry later meets classmate Sherry Becker to discover the truth about what happened to “Tropic Of Cancer.”

The Tape
Elaine confesses to George that she left the message on Jerry’s tape recorder as a joke.

The Nose Job
George desperately tries to avoid looking at Audrey after her botched nose job (for which he later confesses he is likely going to hell for), but is floored when she reveals her new nose after seeing Kramer’s surgeon.

The Alternate Side
Elaine reveals that Owen has recovered (and admitted to just using her for sex), and Kramer tells the gang he was fired from the Woody Allen movie for botching his only line, and inadvertently getting glass in Woody’s eye after smashing a beer glass on a bar.

The Red Dot
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”).

The Subway
After being split up on various adventures across the city, the gang reunites at Monk’s…including George, wearing only a hotel bed sheet, after having his suit and wallet stolen.

The Pez Dispenser
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.

The Boyfriend
Jerry obsesses over Keith’s signals (or lack thereof) to Elaine and George, stunned at feeling this way over a man. George confesses that his life’s ambition is to sleep with a very tall woman.

The Keys
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.

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Olympic Moments & Facts
Jerry has a number of “Olympic Moments” at the coffee shop with George and Kramer.

The Trip
Jerry tells George about Kramer’s cameo on “Murphy Brown,” and invites him to join him in California when he goes to appear on “The Tonight Show.”

The Pitch / Ticket
Jerry and George have their landmark discussion about developing “a show about nothing,” before Jerry goes off on George for sinking the idea immediately by storming out of NBC over his “artistic integrity.” They are later trapped inside Monk’s, with Crazy Joe Davola laying in wait outside for them, shortly after kicking Kramer in the head.

The Bubble Boy
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.

The Cheever Letters
Jerry divulges the details of his night with Sandra to George, including the aftermath of the infamous “panty remark.”

The Virgin
Jerry and George argue over George’s desire to break up with Susan, as it means their pilot deal will disappear as well. Elaine later discusses the overrating of sex with Marla the virgin.

The Contest
After finding out that George gets caught doing “that” by his mother, the gang sets the rules for the infamous “Contest,” agreeing that everyone will chip in $100 (Elaine $150), with the “master of their domain” winning it all.

The Pick
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.

The Visa
Jerry gets Babu Bhatt a job at Monk’s after being partially responsible for his restaurant failing. Babu works here until he is deported after Jerry fails to give him his visa renewal papers on time.

The Shoes
Jerry and Elaine see Gail Cunningham at the coffee shop, where she dramatically comments on how Elaine bought her shoes from the trendy store Botticelli.

The Outing
Knowing they are being eavesdropped on, Jerry and George playfully act that they are a gay couple, without realizing the eavesdropper was a reporter at NYU, whose exposé on Jerry and George “outs” them…not that there’s anything wrong with that. This is also the first appearance of Monk’s manager, Larry.

The Old Man
Elaine, newly minted as a volunteer for senior citizens, recruits Jerry and George to volunteer as well. Sid and Ben are later shown in the gang’s usual booth, having a similar nonsensical conversation about women.

The Junior Mint
Jerry and George struggle to try to guess the name of Jerry’s girlfriend, only knowing it rhymes with a female body part (“Aretha? Bovary!”).

The Smelly Car
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.

The Pilot
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.

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The Mango
Elaine reveals to a stunned Jerry that she faked all orgasms with him when they were a couple.

The Sniffing Accountant
Jerry and Kramer grow suspicious after meeting with their accountant, Barry Prophet, after seeing him sniffing constantly when he meets them at Monk’s.

The Lip Reader
George’s latest girlfriend Gwen dumps him by giving you the “it’s not you, it’s me” routine, much to George’s dismay: “Nobody tells me it’s them not me, if it’s anybody it’s me!”

The Barber
George asks the gang to interpret the meaning of “of course…” in relation to his interview. Elaine and Kramer criticize Enzo’s work on Jerry’s past haircuts.

The Masseuse
George obsesses over the fact that Jerry’s masseuse girlfriend Jodi does not like him, which he discusses first with Jerry, then with his girlfriend Karen.

The Conversion
Jerry discusses the possible fungus Tawni may have with Elaine and Kramer. Sasha ends up breaking up with George even after his conversion, as she is moving to Latvia for a year.

The Stall
Elaine discovers that Jerry’s girlfriend Jane was the woman who could not “spare a square,” so Elaine exacts revenge in the Monk’s ladies room by removing all toilet paper, and fleeing the restaurant once Jane enters a stall.

The Marine Biologist
George delivers perhaps the most memorable speech in the show’s history, highlighting how he, as a pretend marine biologist, miraculously saved the life of a beach whale by removing a golf ball from its blowhole.

The Pie
Jerry becomes obsessed with finding out why his new girlfriend refuses to try the apple pie from Monk’s. Kramer dates Olive, a cashier at Monk’s, after he discovers her long nails cure his nagging constant back itch.

The Stand-In
George, about to dump Daphne, decides to maintain the relationship only to spite Al Netchie, who warned Daphne that George would “hurt her.” Daphne later ends up dumping George at the coffee shop.

The Wife
The manager of Monk’s, Larry, catches Jerry’s “wife” Meryl using outside syrup, to which she is sternly warned against bringing in any outside syrups, jams or condiments.

The Raincoats
George gets asked to join Big Brothers, and spins an elaborate web of lies when he passes, claiming he needs to go to Paris instead. Jerry and Elaine try to understand Aaron’s obsession with Morty & Helen Seinfeld.

The Fire
George defends his actions at the birthday party to Jerry. He later convinces Jerry to turn the tables on Toby, and go to heckle her at her office: “there’s no precedent baby!”

The Opposite
George employs “the opposite” philosophy, ordering the opposite lunch (chicken salad on rye, untoasted, potato salad, cup of tea), which ends up getting him a beautiful new girlfriend and a job with the New York Yankees.

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The Chaperone
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.”

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

The Pledge Drive
Elaine mentions to the gang how Mr. Pitt eats his candy with cutlery, noticing a new trend around the coffee shop. Jerry asks a favor of George, to bring a Yankee player to the pledge drive.

The Chinese Woman
George questions Frank about the mysterious man in the cape, while Frank counters with questions on why Jerry and Elaine didn’t say hello. Noreen figures out that Elaine was responsible for her and Paul breaking up.

The Couch
Kramer criticizes Jerry and Elaine for putting undue stress on Poppie and landing him in the hospital. George goes to his book club, but fails miserably at discussing “Breakfast At Tiffany’s.”

The Gymnast
Jerry and George argue about the acceptable placement of eating an eclair in the trash. Kramer reveals that his pain is being caused by a kidney stone.

The Soup
George goes out with Kelly, a waitress at Monk’s, who he later discovers already has a boyfriend (who is apparently “a real watch freak”). Now uncomfortable being around her, George tries to convert the gang to going to Reggie’s, the “Bizarro coffee shop,” with disastrous results.

The Secretary
Jerry and George discuss George’s unusual offer of a raise for Ada, and Jerry discovers a suspicious movie ticket stub in his jacket pocket.

The Race
Jerry and George have a “reunion” with Duncan and Lois in the coffee shop, exchanging jabs at each other’s lives and careers, before Duncan set up a rematch race.

The Switch
George tries to shun Jerry for even suggesting an attempt at “the switch,” claiming that “in the Middle Ages you could get locked up for even suggesting it!” Kramer later convinces Babs to quit her job and join him in a business venture.

The Label Maker
Jerry and George discuss George’s new girlfriend’s roommate, who George needs to get out of the picture and become the only man in Bonnie’s life.

The Scofflaw
Gary shares a secret with George, revealing he never actually had cancer, so Jerry has to “be nice” under the assumption he does not know this information. Elaine gives Mr. Lippman her glasses frames, and George debuts his toupee.

The Beard
George meets Denise, a woman who turns out to be bald, and rejects HIM after he loses his toupee. Jerry asks George, “one of the most deceitful, duplicitous, deceptive minds of our time,” how to beat a polygraph test. Elaine talks about her plan to “convert” Robert to the side of heterosexuality.

The Kiss Hello
The gang decides to introduce Kramer to Wendy, in the hopes that he will make a comment about her dated hairstyle. George vents on Wendy’s “delicate genius” as a physical therapist.

The Doorman
Kramer pitches the “Bro” idea to Jerry and George, who is now petrified that he may be genetically dispossessed for breasts as well. Elaine later tells Jerry he is responsible for replacing the couch stolen under his watch, to which George tells them to take back the pee-stained couch, thus kicking out Frank from his apartment in the process.

The Jimmy
Jerry and Elaine try to determine whether Jerry was actually violated by Tim Whatley while under anesthetic. Elaine discovers that the man who introduced her to “Jimmy” is in fact, Jimmy.

The Doodle
George shows Jerry and Elaine Paula’s doodle of him, a “Mr. Magoo” lookalike. Kramer takes Elaine through the Billy Mumphrey manuscript story, in the hopes Elaine will remember enough for her interview. George visits the coffee shop ensconced in velvet, much to Paula’s indifference.

The Fusilli Jerry
Elaine tells Jerry that he used his “move” on her, prompting Jerry to confront Puddy over putting a stop to using his patented move. Estelle tells George she is getting an eye job, as she, like George, is now “out there.”

The Diplomat’s Club
George shows a photo of Mr. Morgan to Jerry and Kramer, asking if they see a resemblance to Sugar Ray Leonard. Jerry tells Kramer to keep his urge to gamble in check, as he has been “clean” for over three years.

The Face Painter
Alec Berg gives the gang his Rangers tickets after seeing Jerry at the coffee shop. Jerry and George discuss George’s “matzah ball” of a non-returned “I love you” after Siena doesn’t reciprocate.

The Understudy
Elaine convinces Frank to translate Korean for him at the nail salon, and Frank “unburdens” himself by telling Elaine the lewd details of his past affair with a Korean woman.

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The Engagement
Sitting at Monk’s, disgusted with their lives, Jerry and George make a pact to make drastic changes in their lives and relationships. Jerry: “OUR LIVES! What kind of lives are these? We’re like children. We’re not men!” Jerry quickly breaks this pact within the episode, after dumping a woman for eating peas one at a time.

The Postponement
Susan tells George to “change the subject” when discussing bathroom doors going to the floor, making George seriously question his engagement. George tells Jerry that he cracked at his first postponement attempt, making Susan cry and not even getting any make-up sex.

The Maestro
Elaine apologizes to George for gossiping about him to Rabbi Kirschbaum. Jerry and George debate whether a security guard should have a chair, and if so, what kind. Jerry decides to look for a villa in Tuscany out of spite against the Maestro.

The Wink
Jerry, George and Elaine argue about whether a blind or deaf date is better. Jerry accidentally squirts a piece of grapefruit pulp into George’s eye, leading to chaos in George’s life. The gang discovers that Elaine’s “head-to-toe” visit at James’ cost Mr. Morgan his job, and got George an unwanted promotion.

The Hot Tub
Elaine tells the gang that Jean-Paul is staying with her, getting pressure from Jerry to ensure he is woken up with a proper alarm clock. George tells Jerry his trick to always looking busy, and then shares his new Astros vernacular with the gang.

The Soup Nazi
Jerry apologizes to Sheila for choosing the Soup Nazi over her. “Inspired” by Jerry and Schmoopie, George and Susan begin similar baby-talk, leading to a baby-talk-off at the coffee shop, followed by a “make-out-off” of sorts between the two couples.

The Secret Code
Jerry presses George to try to have him give up his secret code. Elaine is re-introduced to Fred, who stymies her when he cannot ever recall meeting her previously.

The Pool Guy
Elaine and Susan become closer as girlfriends together, upsetting George that his worlds may “collide”…and they do, coming to a head when a booth at Monk’s is taken up by Jerry, Kramer, Elaine and Susan…leaving no room for him. He later dines alone at Reggie’s in disarray.

The Sponge
Jerry sneaks Lena’s phone number off of Kramer’s AIDS Walk donor list. Kramer tells Elaine that the sponge is off the market, sending her on a city-wide search for reserves, and sending George and Susan into looking for alternative contraception.

The Gum
Kramer announces his involvement with the Alex Theater, with the help of Lloyd Braun. George accuses Monk’s cashier Ruthie Cohen of stealing his $20 bill, marked with big red lips on Andrew Jackson’s face.

The Rye
Jerry and George devise the plan to sneak the marble rye back into the Ross’ townhouse, after George reveals his parents took it back upon leaving the night before.

The Caddy
Jerry catches George skipping out on work, where he tells Jerry he is heading to the Ross’ rebuilt cabin, as he believes actually being at work could only hurt his chances of being Assistant to the General Manager.

The Seven
Jerry and George decipher the reasoning behind Christie’s potentially wearing of the identical outfit all the time. George tells Jerry that Susan is “weakening” to the name Seven.

The Cadillac
Elaine’s friend Katy tells George that she would have set him up with her friend, Oscar-winner Marisa Tomei. George and Elaine come up with the Art Vandelay import / export cover story for Susan, to account for George’s absence with Marisa Tomei.

The Shower Head
Jerry has lunch with Uncle Leo, where he convinces him to be a “swinger” and ditch his current girlfriend Lydia. When his plan backfires and results in Jerry’s parents moving in with him, he meets Leo again and convinces him to take Lydia back.

The Doll
Frank tells George that he is turning his old bedroom into a billiards parlor. George and Elaine are told the story of Frank’s long-lost cousin Carlo, who Elaine thinks she spotted while vacationing in Tuscany. George tries to have a meal with his mother’s doppelganger doll.

The Friars Club
George and Susan, now without Jerry and Hallie to enhance their conversation, are stuck in a boring discussion over shoelaces at the coffee shop.

The Wig Master
Elaine’s new fling, Craig, promises her a discount on clothes from his employer. Jerry gets upset when everyone begins assuming that Craig and Elaine are a couple, rather than him and Elaine being a couple.

The Calzone
George asks Jerry for his counsel on tip jar etiquette at Paisano’s. Todd Gack scores a date with Nicki by using his dating loophole, betting that the “M” in Richard M. Nixon stood for “Moe.”

The Bottle Deposit
Jerry and George dissect the lyrics of the song “Downtown,” to unlock a potential secret regarding George’s special project. Kramer steals bottles from patrons for his bottle deposit collection.

The Wait Out
George’s folksy “you could have done a lot better than him” remark breaks up Beth and David Lookner, with Jerry and Elaine pouncing on the rebound. David later reciprocates the comment to Susan, making her rethink her engagement to George. Jerry and Elaine devise the “I’m there for you” comment to win them Beth and David’s affection.

The Invitations
Jerry and Jeannie discover their mutual love of cereal…but then Jerry realizes he may have proposed in error, after realizing Jeannie seemingly eats only cereal.

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The Foundation
It is revealed that Jerry and Jeannie broke off their engagement at Monk’s, after both abruptly blurting out “I hate you!” in unison, and rapidly ending the relationship. Jerry also reveals that it was his suggestion to the Rosses that inspired them to start the Susan Ross Foundation, as inspired from “Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan.”

The Soul Mate
George shares his suspicion with Jerry that the Foundation thinks he killed Susan. George later dissects the tape recording with Elaine. Jerry and George suspect “Bizarro Jerry” is lying to Elaine, claiming that men would say anything for a woman (“I once told a woman that I coined the phrase ‘Pardon my French’”).

The Bizarro Jerry
Elaine tries to set up Jerry with “Man Hands,” George decides to use her photo with Susan’s backstory to pick up women. Elaine expresses her surprise to Jerry that Kevin just wants to be friends.

The Little Kicks
George invites himself to Elaine’s Peterman party, and later discovers he’s been labeled a “bad seed” by Elaine to her coworker Anna. Jerry, on George’s new “bad” title: “You’ve been the bad employee, the bad son, the bad friend, the bad finace, the bad dinner guest, the bad credit risk, the bad date, the bad sport, the bad citizen…the bad tipper!”

The Fatigues
Elaine laments to Jerry how she is terrified of Eddie Sherman, and keeps promoting him rather than firing him. Kramer invites Jerry and Elaine to a Jewish singles night he is hosting, even though he isn’t Jewish.

The Checks
After Kramer mentions his new Japanese friends and their love of TV comedy, George gets the idea to pitch the “Jerry” pilot to Japanese TV networks he deals with through the Yankees.

The Chicken Roaster
George tells Jerry about his “leave-behind” strategy, to ensure he can score another date with Heather. George later gloats about Heather’s follow-up with Kramer, who has now essentially turned into Jerry after switching apartments.

The Abstinence
George, whose new-found intellect allows him to speak Portuguese, sleeps with a Portuguese waitress at Monk’s, thus resulting in his abstinence-induced intelligence being wiped out. Kramer is thrown out by Larry the manager after trying to smoke a cigar in the restaurant. Elaine’s med-student boyfriend is unable to help a patron who passes out.

The Andrea Doria
Elaine reveals that Alan is constantly harmed by exes because he’s a bad “breaker-upper,” as revealed when he later points out Elaine’s big head. George meets with his parents to get a grasp on his insane childhood.

The Little Jerry
Kramer tells Jerry that his bounced check is on display in the bodega. George announces he gets to visit a women’s prison. Kramer decides he wants to eat only cage-free, farm-fresh eggs. Elaine spots Kurt, dilapidated and depressed, over permanently going bald.

The Money
George realizes his parents are rich, but is faced with a dilemma: have them spend the money and be happy, or have them save the money and be miserable. Elaine seeks George’s advice on how to handle Morty working at J. Peterman.

The Comeback
George declares he is going to Ohio to zing Reilly with the “jerk store” line in person. Elaine shows Jerry a broken-hearted Vincent’s VCR play button.

The Van Buren Boys
Jerry consults with George to find a flaw with Ellen – but senses something is amiss when he brings his parents in to meet her, and they love her. George talks about the possibility of having Steven Koren be like George, but only for real.

The Susie
George reveals his plan to have his date, Allison, “twirl” at the Yankees ball, so he can finally make a great entrance.

The Pothole
Jerry tells George that Jenna doesn’t know she used a toothbrush pulled from the toilet. George reveals his talking Phil Rizzuto keychain.

The English Patient
George is mistaken for a beautiful woman’s boyfriend, and obsesses over finding out how, even though he has won her over. Kramer becomes concerned when his Dominican rollers end up embracing Cuban revolutionary culture. Elaine gets in a fight with a waitress over “The English Patient.”

The Nap
George racks his brain on how to nap in his office. Elaine discovers her mattress was custom-designed for her body type, and was not given with sexual intentions.

The Yada Yada
Tim Whatley announces to the gang that he’s Jewish, but Jerry is suspicious that he is angling for complete joke immunity. George’s new girlfriend repeatedly says “yada yada,” which he discovers entails a lot of major details. Elaine is berated by Beth Lookner’s new husband for wrecking their chances at adopting.

The Millennium
George meets with the New York Mets about a potential job as head of scouting, but imply that George would have to be fired from the Yankees first (although they never said that).

The Muffin Tops
Jerry discovers that George is wearing the tourist’s clothes, and George reveals to Mary Anne that he wants to “move” to New York. Elaine reveals to Mr. Lippman here, in exchange for a cut of his profits, the secret to ensuring a high quality muffin top: bake the full muffin, then “pop the top, toss the stump.”

The Summer Of George
George offers to work as Jerry’s relationship “assistant” to help with his demanding new girlfriend. Elaine suggests to her coworker that she swing her arms more.

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The Butter Shave
Upon running out of his own butter at home to lather and shave with, Kramer gets a giant tub of butter from the coffee shop. Jerry discovers that Bania is again riding his coattails, this time with his ex Jenna.

The Voice
Jerry and George tell Elaine about “the voice” that mocks Claire. Jerry bets that Elaine will “backslide” into a relationship with Puddy after seeing him at the coffee shop. Thanks to Claire, Play Now is bankrupted, and George is left with no severance. Kramer sends his intern to Monk’s to take notes while he is away.

The Serenity Now
Patty tries to get Jerry to express his anger, and begins to get it out of him at the coffee shop…but naturally he ends up taking it too far, ending the relationship.

The Blood
George noodles with combining his two passions, food and sex…and later tries to integrate television into the mix. Elaine vents about Vivian thinking she’s irresponsible, but wants out of her responsibility when told Vivian may be terminally ill.

The Junk Mail
Elaine meets a guy who she discovers is the pitchman for “The Wiz” – she dumps Puddy for him, but then Puddy refuses to take her back later. George devises his plan so his parents will catch him “dating” his cousin.

The Merv Griffin Show
Jerry laments on his new girlfriend’s amazing toy collection, and agrees to bring George and Elaine to play with them. George debates humanity’s “deal” with pigeons, after running over a squirrel and having to nurse it back to health. Elaine laments on a “sidler” in her office, and how to handle him.

The Slicer
George tells Jerry and Kramer about “the boombox incident,” and help him devise a plan to steal Kruger’s photo and retouch himself out of it.

The Betrayal
Flashbacks reveal that Elaine first introduced the groom, Pinter (then he went by “Peter”) to the gang at Monk’s years earlier, before they broke up and he met Sue Ellen Mischke.

The Apology
George tells Jerry and Elaine about the Jason Hanke neckhole story, and is livid when he gets only a sarcastic apology from Hanke, now a recovering alcoholic. George meets Hanke’s sponsor to complain, but ends up being taken to a Rageaholics Anonymous meeting instead.

The Strike
The gang discovers George’s “heritage” when Elaine finds a Festivus card for George, after which Frank enters Monk’s to formally invite George for Festivus. Jerry attempts to take his girlfriend Gwen only to the coffee shop, as she is a “two-face” who seemingly only looks good in the light of Monk’s back booth.

The Reverse Peephole
George chides Jerry for not carrying a wallet, but Jerry turns the tables when he sees George’s enormous wallet. Elaine complains about having to replace Joe Mayo’s coat, the same as Puddy’s “Dr. Zaius” fur.

The Cartoon
Jerry convinces Sally to stay in show business, but it backfires when she starts a one-woman show mocking Jerry. Kramer breaks his vow of silence to Sally, giving her more details about Jerry’s life. Elaine gets Jerry and George to help her understand the latest “New Yorker” cartoon.

The Strongbox
George devises a plan to date two women simultaneously, so that he will have a valid reason for his first girlfriend to dump him. They all meet at the coffee shop, but want to both continue seeing George. Elaine questions how to end her relationship with the “got-no-Green Lantern.”

The Wizard
Jerry shows off his Wizard, a birthday gift for Morty. The gang discusses whether Elaine’s new boyfriend is black, as their possible “interracial” relationship leads to further confusion. The Rosses spot George and Elaine at the coffee shop, when he was supposed to be at “his house” in The Hamptons.

The Burning
Jerry and George decipher what the “tractor story” could mean. Elaine reveals her confusion over Puddy being a religious Christian, but is upset when he tells her she is going to hell. George catches Mr. Kruger skipping out on work.

The Bookstore
Jerry confronts Uncle Leo for stealing books, and is later shunned by him after turning him in. Elaine reveals her embarrassing office makeout story. George complains about having to buy a “flagged” book, and outlines his scheme to return it. He later tries selling it to Elaine, before Jerry reveals the truth of its beginnings.

The Frogger
George announces he’s buying the Frogger machine, but doesn’t know how to keep it plugged in. He consults with Kramer and his “friends” Shlomo and Slippery Pete to organize the electrical transfer. Kramer suggests Elaine try replacing the Windsor cake with an Entemann’s.

The Maid
For the first time in the series, the gang is forced to sit at the counter. General confusion over the conversation ensues, with a giant game of broken telephone resulting in Elaine’s new phone number translating to news of Newman’s death.

The Finale
Monk’s final appearance of the series. The gang meets one last time, where they discuss where to use NBC’s private jet to spend one last “fling” together before Jerry and George move to California.

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Curb Your Enthusiasm
Monk’s Café appears multiple times in the reunion episode, with George discovering that his ex-wife did not lose any money to Bernie Madoff, and the episode ending with George revealing to the gang that he had to sign a pre-nup with his ex-wife.

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The Over-Cheer
Jerry and George go for a halftime cup of coffee (at the REAL New York location of Tom’s), where George discovers that Jerry invited George over for the game only because George’s prior “over-cheering” got them banned from a legitimate Super Bowl party. The Pacer later stalls outside the coffee shop, leaving them stranded in the snow.

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California

California

STATE OF CALIFORNIA

Nickname: The Golden State
Population: 39,512,223 (2019)
Capital: Sacramento

FEATURED EPISODES

Seasons: One • TwoThreeFourFiveSixSevenEightNineCurb

Jerry’s Famous Deli
12655 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The cast would gather after every taping for dinner at Jerry’s.

House Of Blues
8430 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CALIFORNIA
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One of two major wrap party locations for the Seinfeld cast and crew.

Griffith Observatory
2800 E. Observatory Ave., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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One of two major wrap party locations for the Seinfeld cast and crew.

Casa Del Mar Hotel By The Sea
1910 Ocean Way, Santa Monica, CALIFORNIA
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The majority of bonus features and interviews for the Seinfeld DVD sets were filmed at this hotel.

MacArthur Park
2230 W. 6th St., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Statue
George mentions how he accidentally broke his parents’ statue when he was ten years old (at the part about “I’ll never have that recipe again”), belting out the song “MacArthur Park” by Jimmy Webb, named for the eponymous park in Los Angeles.

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CALIFORNIA (map)
The Nose Job
Kramer claims Elaine can pose as Wanda Pepper to get his jacket back, as the real Wanda lives in California, and his mother’s landlord has never seen her.

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

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
The Keys
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.”

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

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

Warner Brothers Studios
3400 Riverside Dr., Burbank, CALIFORNIA
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The Keys
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).

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Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
The Trip
Jerry invites George to accompany him to L.A., where he is appearing on “The Tonight Show,” and so they can find Kramer. Jerry also mentions L.A. in his closing monologue, noting the irony of smog alerts warning Angelenos to stay indoors, breathing the same smoggy air as outside.

Universal Studios
100 Universal City Plaza, Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Trip
George initially wants to go on the Universal tour with Jerry to see the “Backdraft” exhibit.

CBS Studio Center
4024 Radford Ave., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Trip
Kramer tries teaching an acting class, but is tossed out of the studio. He later drives right through the main gate arm, breaking it, on his way out of the studio.

Las Palmas Hotel
1738 N. Las Palmas Ave., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Trip
Kramer takes up residence at the hotel, befriending Helene while trying to pitch his treatment. The police APB later sent out for the Smog Strangler incorrectly named the address as 1648 N. Las Palmas Ave.

Hollywood Sign
Mt. Lee Dr., Griffith Park, Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Trip
The sign is seen in an establishing shot of Kramer driving to an audition, and later when Jerry, George and Kramer are eating following Kramer’s release from jail.

idbox Productions (NOW CLOSED)
4063 Radford Ave., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Trip
Kramer comes in for one audition, but ends up in four: the music video, the horror movie, the exercise tape and the infomercial. Kramer also meets Chelsea, who he starts up a relationship with, until she is murdered by the Smog Strangler.

Insomnia Café
7286 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Trip
Kramer and Chelsea go out for coffee, where they discuss his treatment and her role as Eva Braun. A nervous Kramer also meets Fred Savage, who he scares away from the café.

Universal City Hilton
555 Universal Hollywood Dr., Universal City, CALIFORNIA
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The Trip
George and Jerry stay here for his appearance on The Tonight Show, where they argue over tucking vs. no tucking and chambermaid tip etiquette.

Ventura Pl., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
The Trip
All storefront and street scenes (i.e. Kramer’s copy place) were filmed on Ventura Place, which runs 0.2 miles between Ventura Blvd. and Laurel Canyon Blvd.

Los Angeles Police Department
100 W. 1st St., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Trip
Kramer is questioned by police about possibly being the Smog Strangler.

NBC Studios (Burbank)
3000 W. Alameda Ave., Burbank, CALIFORNIA
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The Trip
Jerry and George head to The Tonight Show, where George meets Corbin Bernsen and George Wendt, and Jerry forgets his lines (thanks to the chambermaid) and bombs onstage.

pay phone
12145 Ventura Blvd., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Trip
Jerry and George place a call from here to 911 to try and get Kramer off the hook as the Smog Strangler.

Hollywood Fwy., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
The Trip
Jerry is directed to routes 101, 170 and / or 134 by the police, to no avail, forcing them to call in a “black and white” to pick them up. Kramer later claims that L.A. is a very lonely place, even when you’re stuck in the middle of traffic on the Hollywood Freeway.

Bicycle Shack (NOW CLOSED)
Ventura Pl., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Trip
LAPD arrests Tobias in front of the Bicycle Shack for a 519, before George accidentally sets him free. Down the street from Jack’s Cleaners (see below), which is only around 500 feet from the spot of where the pay phone call was placed.

Jack’s Cleaners
12043 Ventura Pl., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Trip
The police car passes Jack’s as Jerry, George and Tobias discuss weather and argue over how much to tip chambermaids.

Las Palmas parking lot
12033 Ventura Pl., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Trip
Trying to rush in to see Kramer, George and Jerry leave the police car doors open, allowing Tobias, the real serial killer, to escape. This was shot outside Big 5 Sporting Goods.

County Of Los Angeles Central Jail (NOT REAL)
Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Trip
There is no real County Of Los Angeles…it’s really Los Angeles County. Kramer is held for interrogation as the Smog Strangler, until another dead body is discovered.

Laurel Canyon
Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Trip
Lt. Martel releases Kramer when he announces another Smog Strangler victim was found in Laurel Canyon while Kramer was being held.

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
The Wallet
Elaine asks Kramer how his time in California was when she returns and surprises the gang.

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
The Virgin
Rita Kirson tells Jerry that Russell couldn’t make their meeting because there was a problem on the “Blossom” set in Los Angeles.

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

Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA (map)
The Implant
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.

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

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4838 Sunnyslope Ave., Sherman Oaks, CALIFORNIA (map)
The Cigar Store Indian
Scenes at “Gus’ Smoke Shop,” where Kramer meets Mr. Lippman and agrees to sell him his cigar store indian, were filmed here.

Manhattan Beach Pier
Manhattan Beach, CALIFORNIA
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The Stall
Jerry mentions the Pier (albeit indirectly) in his opening monologue, mentioning the “Cuervo Beach Volleyball tournament” in mentioning beached whales. The Pier has hosted the Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series in Manhattan Beach since 1979.

Will Rogers State Historic Park
1501 Will Rogers State Park Rd., Pacific Palisades, CALIFORNIA
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The Marine Biologist
Scenes of Kramer golfing at Rockaway Beach (where he scores his unique “hole-in-one”) were filmed at the Park.

Santa Monica Pier
200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CALIFORNIA
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The Opposite
George is filmed pondering his life, his work, his very existence here (no New York location is given). He then decides that every decision he has made in his life has been wrong…and thus, he must do the opposite.

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Anaheim Stadium (now Angel Stadium of Anaheim)
2000 E. Gene Autry Way, Anaheim, CALIFORNIA
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The Chaperone
Yankee locker room scenes with Danny Tartabull and Buck Showalter were filmed in the Angels’ visiting team locker room.

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

San Francisco, CALIFORNIA (map)
The Pledge Drive
Kramer tries to sell Dan on “Amistead Maupin’s Tales Of The City,” a PBS miniseries based on “gender-bending and swinging San Francisco.”

Pauley Pavilion
555 Westwood Pl., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Gymnast
Kramer shows Jerry and George a tape of Katya competing at the the “84 Olympiad!”, which was staged here on the UCLA campus.

Disneyland Hotel
1150 Magic Way, Anaheim, CALIFORNIA
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The Secretary
George asks Ada to book off a floor at the Anaheim hotel (revealed to be the Disneyland Hotel on a whiteboard behind George in his office) for a 4-game Yankee series against the Angels. Ada confirms that the hotel has room service until 10PM, and then only finger foods.

Disneyland Hotel
1150 Magic Way, Anaheim, CALIFORNIA
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The Diplomat’s Club
On the whiteboard behind George in his office, a listing for Disneyland Hotel is visible, next to a list of games against the California Angels.

Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport (now Bob Hope Airport)
2627 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank, CALIFORNIA
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The Diplomat’s Club
All of the airport runway scenes were filmed here, including Jerry “spotting” the infamous pilot of his Ithaca flight.

Cheviot Hills Recreation Center
2601 Motor Ave., Culver City, CALIFORNIA
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The Understudy
The softball game scenes between The Improv and the cast of “Rochelle, Rochelle: The Musical” were filmed here.

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Santa Monica Pier
200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CALIFORNIA
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The Engagement
George is filmed pondering his life and his loves at the Pier.

Anaheim Stadium (now Angel Stadium of Anaheim)
2000 E. Gene Autry Way, Anaheim, CALIFORNIA
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The Wink
Yankee locker room scenes with Kramer and Paul O’Neill were filmed in the Angels’ visiting team locker room.

Griffith Park
Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Hot Tub
The finish line scene of the New York Marathon (where Kramer hands Jean-Paul a scalding hot cup of coffee while he is running) was filmed in Griffith Park.

Ketchum-Downtown YMCA
401 S. Hope St., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Pool Guy
All of the health-club scenes at Jerry’s new club, “Physique Health Club,” were filmed at the Downtown YMCA.

New Century Cadillac Pontiac (now Lexus of Glendale)
1221 S. Brand Blvd., Glendale, CALIFORNIA (map)
The Cadillac
The Cadillac Fleetwood that Jerry purchases for Morty has a license plate holder from New Century Cadillac.

Orpheum Theatre
842 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
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The Friars Club
All theatre scenes featuring The Flying Sandos Brothers were filmed here.

Santa Monica Pier
200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CALIFORNIA
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The Invitations
Jerry is filmed pondering his life and his loves at the Pier, similar to George in the past.

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Mountain View Mortuary & Cemetery
2400 Fair Oaks Ave., Altadena, CALIFORNIA
 (map)
The Foundation
Jerry sends Susan off to the afterlife with a quote from Star Trek 2: The Wrath Of Khan. The scene was filmed in the same cemetary as “The Special Section” episode of Curb Your Enthusiasm.

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Santa Monica Pier
200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CALIFORNIA
 (map)
The Voice
Jerry is shown at the Pier, pondering his life with or without “the voice.”

Playboy Mansion
10236 Charing Cross Rd., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
 (map)
The Apology
Upon hearing about Jerry’s perpetually naked girlfriend, George proclaims “it’s like you’re living in the Playboy Mansion!”

Hollywood, CALIFORNIA (map)
The Wizard
Kramer mentions that a “big Hollywood so-and-so” optioned his coffee table book for a movie, and thus he can now retire.

Tournament Of Roses Parade
S. Orange Grove Blvd. and W. Green St., Pasadena, CALIFORNIA
 (map)
The Wizard
Jerry mentions that Morty is like the Grand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses parade, since he drives so slowly. This is the starting point of the parade every year.

Bunker Hill
624 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
 (map)
The Bookstore
The scene with Kramer dropping Newman downhill in the rickshaw was filmed here (including One Wilshire Center).

CALIFORNIA (map)
The Finale
Jerry mentions to Elaine that he and George are moving to California to write for the revived “Jerry.”

Van Nuys Airport
16461 Sherman Way, Van Nuys, CALIFORNIA
(map)
The Finale
The airport where the gang boards NBC’s private jet for Paris was filmed here.

Warner Brothers Studios
3400 Riverside Dr., Burbank, CALIFORNIA
 (map)
The Finale
The fictional city of Latham, Massachusetts was filmed on the Backlot at Warner Brothers Studios.

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CBS Studio Center
4024 Radford Ave., Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
(map)
Curb Your Enthusiasm
The original Seinfeld cast and crew are shown at Stage 9, filming the reunion show on the resuscitated Jerry’s Apartment and Monk’s Café sets.

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Bronx, New York City

Bronx

BOROUGH OF THE BRONX

Population: 1,418,207 (2019)
County: Bronx

FEATURED EPISODES

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John F. Kennedy High School
99 Terrace View Ave., Bronx, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: Marble Hill – 225th Street (1)
The Library
George tells how he got Mr. Hayman fired after he gave George a wedgie in class, and we also discover Jerry gave George the book in gym class, and George is ultimately responsible for its loss. We originally see George wearing a JFK High shirt in gym, but the show typically implies they are both from Queens, and George even once says in “The Nose Job” that he is from Long Island. There is also a JFK High at 75-40 Parsons Blvd. in Kew Gardens, at 3000 Bellmore Ave. in Bellmore, and 50 Kennedy Dr. in Plainview).

John F. Kennedy High School
99 Terrace View Ave., Bronx, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Marble Hill – 225th Street (1)
The Outing
Where the story of George falling on Jerry’s head in gym class happened, which was the catalyst for their friendship and part of their story to Sharon the NYU reporter.

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

John F. Kennedy High School
99 Terrace View Ave., Bronx, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Marble Hill – 225th Street (1)
The Race
Jerry mentions he, George and Duncan went to Kennedy High when pretending not to know George at Monk’s Café, which sets up a rematch race between Jerry and Duncan, with their old coach Mr. Bevilacqua officiating.

second calzone place (NOT REAL)
Jerome Ave., Bronx, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 161st Street – Yankee Stadium (4)
The Calzone
George tries fooling Mr. Steinbrenner with a non-Paisano’s calzone from a nearby pizza place on Jerome Ave.

Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Bronx Park East (2,5)
The Abstinence
Jerry gets bumped from career day at his former high school by a lizard guy from the Bronx Zoo.

City Trust And Savings Bank (NOT REAL)
Third Ave. and Main St, Bronx, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Zerega Avenue (6)
The Little Jerry
We learn from Jerry’s bounced check that his bank is the main branch, at the corner of 3rd and Main. However, this intersection does not exist in Manhattan, with the only such intersection in New York City being in the Bronx.

Bronx, NEW YORK (map)
The Serenity Now
When George asks if Jerry wants to remove a screen door at his father’s house in Queens, Jerry sarcastically replies that he’s already removing another screen door in the Bronx.

Cuba

Cuba

🇨🇺 REPUBLIC OF CUBA

Location: North America
Languages: Spanish
Population: 11,193,470 (2019)
Capital: Havana

FEATURED EPISODES

CUBA (map)
The Race
While lamenting the fall of the Soviet Union, Elaine’s boyfriend Ned mentions “we still got China, Cuba…but its not the same.” Steinbrenner also asks George to head down to Cuba to check out a pitcher…”something Rodriguez,” and also to bring back cigars.

Havana, CUBA (map)
The Race
George visits with El Presidente personally (as he is “muay sympatico” to Communism), Fidel Castro…who turns out to be a lot like George Steinbrenner: “there will be girls there, and I hear some good food…of course, the problem with parties is, you invariably have to eat standing up… once when I was at a party, I put my plate on someone’s piano. I assure you, if I had not been a dictator, I would not have been able to get away with that one.”

CUBA (map)
The Calzone
Nicki tells Jerry he should expect his cigars he received from Todd Gack to be from Cuba if that’s what he paid for.

Bahia de Cochinos, CUBA (map)
The Bottle Deposit
Elaine bids on John F. Kennedy’s clubs he played with the morning of the Bay Of Pigs (Bahia de Cochinos) invasion in 1961.

CUBA (map)
The English Patient
Kramer requests he has some “Cubans” dropped off at Jerry’s parents’ condo; unfortunately, they’re not cigars…”they’re people?!? they’re real people from Cuba?!?” Kramer later tells Earl that “if they were any more Cuban, Castro would have smoked them himself!” Elaine’s flight to Tunisia is later hijacked by the Dominican cigar rollers (due to their explotation by Magic Pan restaurants), and re-routed to Cuba.

CUBA (map)
Curb Your Enthusiasm
George tells Amanda about his strange relationship with Cuban food: “When I’m eating it, I don’t really like it. When I’m away for a little while, I miss it.”