Alaska

Alaska

STATE OF ALASKA

Nickname: The Last Frontier
Population: 738,432 (2015)
Capital: Juneau

FEATURED EPISODES

Juneau, ALASKA (map)
The Pilot
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.”

ALASKA (map)
The Soul Mate
Jerry mentions that mollusks travel from Alaska to Chile “just for a shot at another mollusk!” in trying to convince Elaine whether she wants a baby.

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Virginia

Virginia

COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

Nickname: The Old Dominion State
Population: 8,382,993 (2015)
Capital: Richmond

FEATURED EPISODES

VIRGINIA (map)
The Alternate Side
George gets an opening to replace Sid parking cars across the street, as he needs to visit his sister and nephew with a limping foot in Virginia.

Cumberland Gap, VIRGINIA (map)
The Red Dot
Jerry mentions the Cumberland Gap to Dick during his set, in trying to explain smooth trails for alcohol transport via wagon. The Cumberland Gap runs through Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia.

Williamsburg, VIRGINIA (map)
The Pitch/Ticket
Jerry mentions Colonial Williamsburg in his opening monologue, noting that he went there as a child.

Norfolk, VIRGINIA (map)
The Nap
When arguing about the merits of swimming in the East River, Kramer argues that technically Norfolk has more gross tonnage in their water.

Hawaii

Hawaii

STATE OF HAWAII

Nickname: The Aloha State
Population: 1,431,603 (2015)
Capital: Honolulu

FEATURED EPISODES

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nevada

Nevada

STATE OF NEVADA

Nickname: The Silver State
Population: 2,940,058 (2016)
Capital: Carson City

FEATURED EPISODES

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

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

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

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

Texas

Texas

STATE OF TEXAS

Nickname: The Lone Star State
Population: 27,862,596 (2016)
Capital: Austin

FEATURED EPISODES

Texas Panhandle
TEXAS
(map)
The Stock Tip
Jerry mentions that Elaine’s grape could mutate into one similar that terrorized a small town in the Panhandle: “they had to call in the army – it had a pit of steel!”

Dealey Plaza Historic District
411 Elm St., Dallas, TEXAS
(map)
The Bet
In the abandoned script, Elaine holds a gun to her head and asks Jerry “Where do you want it, the Kennedy? The McKinley?” This is in reference to the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy, by a bullet to the head, in Dallas on November 22, 1963.

HemisFair Arena (NOW CLOSED)
434 S. Alamo St., San Antonio, TEXAS
(map)
The Heart Attack
When asking Tor to translate Jerry’s half-asleep note, all he comes up with is “Cleveland 117, San Antonio 109.” The San Antonio Spurs played here during the 1990-91 NBA season.

Dallas, TEXAS (map)
The Busboy
Jerry mentions Dallas in his mid-episode monologue, joking how airlines should just use cannons to shoot commuters to their destination.

Houston, TEXAS (map)
The Letter
Mr. Lippman goes to a publisher’s convention in Houston, and decides to read the Sunday sports section (with Elaine’s picture) on the plane there.

TEXAS (map)
The Chaperone
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.

Dallas, TEXAS (map)
The Mom And Pop Store
Jerry reveals he owns cowboy boots because a club in Dallas he worked couldn’t afford to pay him, so they gave him cowboy boots instead.

Dallas Arms Hotel (NOT REAL)
Dallas, TEXAS

The Secretary
On the whiteboard behind George in his office, a listing for “DALLAS ARMS” is visible, next to a list of games against the Texas Rangers.

Dallas Arms Hotel (NOT REAL)
Dallas, TEXAS

The Diplomat’s Club
On the whiteboard behind George in his office, a listing for “DALLAS ARMS” is visible, next to a list of games against the Texas Rangers.

George Bush Intercontinental Airport
2800 N. Terminal Rd., Houston, TEXAS
(map)
The Diplomat’s Club
Earl mentions he’s stuck at LaGuardia because he’s flight has been delayed…”they’re all morons.” Earl later bets Kramer that Flight 902 to Pittsburgh will depart before his flight, Flight 44, leaves for Houston..

Houston, TEXAS (map)
The Hot Tub
George hosts team representatives flying in from the Houston Astros organization, to discuss interleague play against the Yankees.

Texas School Book Depository
411 Elm St., Dallas, TEXAS
(map)
The Secret Code
Elaine mentions she once was talking to Fred about how her uncle worked at the depository with Lee Harvey Oswald, where Oswald winked at him and said he was going to catch a movie when he found out John F. Kennedy was shot.

TEXAS (map)
The Fatigues
Frank prepares (and overspices) 600 pounds of “once-prime” Texas steer for his platoon during the Korean War.

El Paso, TEXAS (map)
The Merv Griffin Show
George mentions that the tiny squirrel veterinary instruments are being flown in at his expense from El Paso, to which Kramer comments how “I spent a month there one night.”

Japan

Japan

🇯🇵 STATE OF JAPAN

Location: Asia
Languages: Japanese
Population: 127,110,047 (2015)
Capital: Tokyo

FEATURED EPISODES

JAPAN (map)
The Calzone
Jerry proclaims his new girlfriend’s power to make her like “a beautiful Godzilla,” to which George adds “without thousands of fleeing Japanese.”

JAPAN (map)
The Checks
Jerry gets tons of tiny royalty checks for his one-second appearance on the Super Terriffic Happy Hour. Kramer befriends three Japanese tourists, Mr. Oh, Mr. Tanaka and Mr. Yamaguchi, who Kramer “houses” in his drawers in his apartment. Kramer and George try and convince Jerry to pitch the pilot to Japanese TV. And according to Kramer, oranges are rare in Japan (“you’ve forgotten what its like to have no oranges.”)

Tokyo, JAPAN (map)
The Checks
Kramer mentions that hotels in Tokyo all have stacked beds, and thus his guests sleeping in his drawers “feel right at home!”

JAPAN (map)
The Chicken Roaster
Jerry tells Seth he almost had his own show in Japan, but is puzzled when asked by Seth as to what language the show would have been broadcast in.

JAPAN (map)
The Susie
When George asks the gang how much he could theoretically make as a gigolo, Elaine asks whether in America or Japan, as the Japanese are more enlightened, and “can see beyond the physical.”

JAPAN (map)
The Finale
Kramer suggests the gang use NBC’s plane to visit here, so they can all be catered to by geishas.

Elaine’s Apartment #2

Elaine's Apartment 2

ELAINE’S APARTMENT #2
16 W. 75th St., New York, New York (map)

Elaine’s apartment which she moves in at the start of Season Six, but is gone by Season Eight.
nearest subway: 72nd Street (B,C)

FEATURED EPISODES

The Chinese Woman
This is the first appearance of Elaine’s second apartment, since being evicted from her previous apartment in “The Opposite.” Elaine tries to slip a call past Noreen’s new boyfriend Paul, the “long talker.”

The Couch
Elaine offers Carl the delivery man a grape juice, but in throwing it to him, smashes it and spills it over Jerry’s original couch.

The Race
Elaine gets herself and her communist boyfriend Ned blacklisted from Hop Sing’s Chinese restaurant.

The Doodle
Elaine meets her friend Judy outside her building, thanking her for the interview opportunity at Viking, when discovering she left an important manuscript for the interview at Jerry’s.

The Fusilli Jerry
Puddy uses “the move” on Elaine that he learned from Jerry during their sacred auto shop man-talk.

The Face Painter
Elaine discovers that Puddy is a die-hard New Jersey Devils fan…and a face painter. Elaine convinces him to stop painting his face…but he continues painting in general, now on his chest.

The Engagement
Elaine is tortured by a barking dog across her courtyard, prompting her to hire Kramer and Newman to take care of the problem.

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

The Maestro
Elaine and Maestro are kissing, when Elaine accidentally calls him “Bob” in the heat of the moment.

The Wink
Elaine meets her wake-up guy, James, over the phone, and makes a date in-person.

The Hot Tub
Marathon runner Jean-Paul stays with Elaine, but ends up with Jerry when he spots a bastard child and inadvertently harasses the mother about it.

The Soup Nazi
Kramer guards an armoire outside Elaine’s apartment until its stolen by two “toughs.” Elaine discovers the Soup Nazi’s recipe collection in the armoire Kramer replaces for Elaine, putting him out of business for good.

The Secret Code
Elaine discusses her strange obsession on the phone with Jerry, who reveals that he ditched on the Peterman dinner and stranded George.

The Pool Guy
Elaine calls George to ask Susan out to lunch and a day at The Met, starting the “collision” of George’s worlds.

The Sponge
George goes over to Elaine’s to beg for extra sponges, but is not deemed “spongeworthy.” Elaine also holds a rigorous screening process to deem whether Billy is also “spongeworthy.”

The Seven
Elaine’s neck injury worsens in her bed, thanks to Kramer’s so-called “shiatsu” treatment.

The Cadillac
Elaine speaks to George about being set up with Marisa Tomei…and is later confronted by Susan about George’s potential affair. Elaine also calls Jerry “just to talk” in the middle of the night.

The Wig Master
Upon finding out that the Nicole Miller dress she wanted is already at the Andover Shop, Elaine chops off Craig’s ponytail in his sleep, in the hopes she’ll be paid for a wig.

The Calzone
Elaine mentions that Todd walked her home, constituting that as an official date according to Jerry.

The Bottle Deposit
Jerry drops off Elaine when he discovers Kramer and Newman left their groceries under Jerry’s hood, including a muffin that was nearly sucked into his carburetor.

The Soul Mate
Elaine gets grilled by Carol, Lisa and Gail for not having a baby. Kevin, “the Bizarro Jerry,” announces to her that he had a vasectomy, which is later reversed.

The Package
Elaine gets a late night call from the American Medical Association to confirm her last name spelling, evidently in the process of being “blacklisted.”

The Chicken Roaster
Elaine discusses her tooth-brushing regimen to Jerry over the phone.

The Abstinence
Elaine quizzes Ben before his medical exam, abstaining herself from sex until he passes.

The Little Jerry
Elaine convinces Kurt he doesn’t have long to live a life with hair, prompting him to propose to Elaine.

The Comeback
Elaine is contacted by Vincent from the video store, as they begin a torrid up-and-down phone affair, until she discovers his true identity.

Staten Island, New York City

Staten Island

BOROUGH OF STATEN ISLAND

Population: 474,558 (2015)
County: Richmond

FEATURED EPISODES

Verranzo-Narrows Bridge
Staten Island, NEW YORK
(map)
The Hot Tub
Jerry drops off Jean-Paul here at the start of the race, the starting point each year for the New York Marathon. Jean-Paul runs the Marathon, and is en route to victory when Kramer accidentally hands him coffee, which he throws on his face and burns himself.

Staten Island, NEW YORK (map)
The Invitations
Jerry argues to George that it’s a lot easier to blend into a sea of people on Staten Island than China, when George contemplates escaping there to avoid Susan. He eventually decides that can’t work, because he wouldn’t be able to take his clothes with him.

Staten Island, NEW YORK (map)
The Susie
When Jerry says Elaine could pass for a Sharon, rather than a Susie: “What am I? A bulimic, chain-smoking stenographer from Staten Island?”

The Soul Mate

802 - Soul Mate

The Soul Mate (season 8, episode 2)

written by Peter Mehlman, directed by Andy Ackerman
original airdate: September 26, 1996

Kramer falls for Jerry’s girlfriend. George suspects the foundation board thinks he killed Susan so he plants a tape recorder in his briefcase. Elaine’s boyfriend Kevin gets a vasectomy to prove he doesn’t want kids. Inspired by Kevin, Jerry, Kramer and Newman decide to get vasectomies, too.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv is not featured in this episode.

Jerry’s Apartment
Kramer meets Jerry’s girlfriend Pam, and quickly falls for her. He later confesses his love to Jerry, who is now not so keen on ending the relationship. Jerry and George dissect George’s damaged tape recorder, to hear what the Foundation board thinks of George.

Monk’s Café
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'”).

Specs It’s A Wrap!
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry and George pass by here in a cab, discussing the merits of nail clippers.

Susan Ross Foundation
New York, NEW YORK

George is assigned to find a poem about Susan, and discovers a “Newman.” He later tries leaving a secret tape recorder in the office to establish whether they think he killed Susan, but the tape only reveals “a low rumple, a metallic squink, a gallunk, someone crying out DEAR GOD!”

Elaine’s Apartment
Elaine gets grilled by Carol, Lisa and Gail for not having a baby. Kevin, “the Bizarro Jerry,” announces to her that he had a vasectomy, which is later reversed.

Barney Greengrass
541 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (1)
Elaine tries bringing up a piece of whitefish she had here, but is interrupted by her friends’ constant baby-talk. Jerry is later interrupted by George while telling him the same story.

Long Island., NEW YORK (map)
Elaine is told to “move to Long Island and have a baby already” by her friends.

East Hampton, Long Island., NEW YORK (map)
Elaine mentions she has not seen Carol’s son Adam since the gang’s last visit in “The Hamptons.”

Newman’s Apartment
Kramer consults Newman about getting Pam in Newman’s apartment…and Newman spills his heart out for Elaine. Jerry later chases Newman through the building to get info on what he knows about Pam and Kramer.

ALASKA (map)
Jerry mentions that mollusks travel from Alaska to Chile “just for a shot at another mollusk!” in trying to convince Elaine whether she wants a baby.

CHILE (map)
Jerry mentions that mollusks travel from Alaska to Chile “just for a shot at another mollusk!” in trying to convince Elaine whether she wants a baby.

Brentano’s (NOW CLOSED)
597 Fifth Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 47-50th Streets – Rockefeller Center (B,D,F,M)
Jerry dates Pam, an employee at the bookstore…who Kramer works to court, with Newman’s help, as he believes they are soulmates.

Dr. Bernard Wendroff, Urologist
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry and Newman go to get vascectomies, Kevin goes to get his reversed, Elaine shows off her new short haircut…and Kramer gets the procedure done, causing Jerry and Newman to flee in terror.

Bermuda

Bermuda

🇧🇲 BERMUDA

Location: North America
Languages: English
Population: 64,237 (2010)
Capital: Hamilton

FEATURED EPISODES

BERMUDA (map)
The Chinese Restaurant
Jerry, to George and Elaine on his family’s calling chain set-up: “New York, Long Island, Florida…it’s like the Bermuda Triangle.”

BERMUDA (map)
The Café
Jerry notes in his monologue how there is always that one neighborhood store that constantly changes owners and businesses, like a “Bermuda Triangle of retail.”

BERMUDA (map)
The Package
Newman and Kramer, on Bermuda and the Bermuda Triangle:
K: “Well, I really miss the Bermuda Triangle.”
N: “I guess there’s not much action down there these days.”
K: “Oh, there’s action. There’s plenty of action. That damned alien autopsy is stealing all the headlines.”
N: “Yeah, tell me about it.”
K: “See, what they gotta do is lose a plane or a Greenpeace boat in there. See, that would get the triangle going again.”
N: “What keeps the water in there? I mean, why doesn’t it disappear?”
K: “What would be the point in taking the water?
N: “It’s gorgeous water…do we own Bermuda?”
K: “No, it belongs to the British.”
N: “Lucky Krauts.”
K: “So, what do you think about that alien autopsy?”
N: “Oh, that’s real.”
K: “I think so too.”