Arizona

Arizona

STATE OF ARIZONA

Nickname: The Grand Canyon State
Population: 6,828,065 (2015)
Capital: Phoenix

FEATURED EPISODES

Phoenix, ARIZONA (map)
The Pony Remark
Jerry mentions that Manya’s husband is moving to Phoenix in the aftermath of her death, resulting in Elaine trying to get Manya’s apartment.

O.K. Corral – Tombstone Historic District
326 E. Allen St., Tombstone, ARIZONA
(map)
Olympic Moments & Facts
In an “Olympic Moment,” Kramer claims that target shooting should just be like a shootout at the O.K. Corral – only one winner, no silver or bronze medalists.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
3400 E. Sky Harbor Blvd., Phoenix, ARIZONA
 (map)
The Diplomat’s Club
Phoenix is one of the airports shown on the flight board during Kramer and Earl’s “competition.”

Hobo Joe Statue
1015 E. Monroe Ave., Buckeye, ARIZONA
 (map)
The Seven
Jerry refers to Kramer’s mooching as him being Hobo Joe, trying to collect his weekly tab. “Notes About Nothing” on the Season 7 DVD notes the restaurant chain has since closed, but that the statue is still in Buckeye.

Phoenix, ARIZONA (map)
The Fatigues
A reinvigorated, now-cooking Frank proclaims to Kramer at the Jewish singles night that he is “like a Phoenix…rising, from Arizona!”

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The Bizarro Jerry

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The Bizarro Jerry (season 8, episode 3)

written by David Mandel, directed by Andy Ackerman
original airdate: October 3, 1996

Elaine realizes that her boyfriend Kevin and his friends are the exact opposite of Jerry, George and Kramer. Kramer starts working at a midtown Manhattan office. Jerry dates a beautiful woman with “man hands.” George uses a picture of Jerry’s girlfriend to infiltrate an underground model paradise.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv is not featured in this episode.

Jerry’s Apartment
Kramer’s new “job” turns Jerry’s life upside down, and puts a strain on their relationship. Jerry declares Kevin to be “the Bizarro Jerry.” Jerry tries to find a new photo of “Man Hands” for George.

Monk’s Café
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.

café
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry and George discuss the merits of being in an alien circus or alien zoo.

Brandt-Leland Investments (NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

Kramer uses the bathroom here…and ends up getting an unofficial unpaid position here, in charge of “TCB.” George claims that Brandt-Leland has”the best bathroom in midtown…a flush like a jet engine.”

Reggie’s (actually Munson Diner, NOW CLOSED)
12 Lake St., Liberty, NEW YORK
(map)
Elaine dumps Kevin, and becomes platonic friends with him as the “Bizarro Jerry.” She later goes out for coffee with Gene (“Bizarro George”) and Feldman (“Bizarro Kramer”) to Reggie’s, the “Bizarro” coffee shop. The original Hell’s Kitchen location was moved, via flatbed, outside the city to Liberty in 2005.

KENTUCKY (map)
Jerry asks Elaine if she “steel-toed his ass back to Kentucky,” in reference to dumping Kevin, “the Bizarro Jerry.”

Museum Of Miniatures
New York, NEW YORK

Kevin agrees to go with Elaine here…something Jerry would never, ever do, because “all that stuff is so small.”

Tiramisu
1410 Third Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 77th Street (6)
Jerry meets Elaine’s friend Gillian…who he discovers has enormous “man hands.”

GREECE (map)
Jerry compares Gillian, his date with “man hands,” to a creature out of Greek mythology: “she was like part woman, part horrible beast!”

bar
New York, NEW YORK

Kramer and his Brandt-Leland “coworkers” are shown at the bar, after a long day at the office.

George’s Apartment
George struggles to dress “properly” for Amanda, and later accidentally burns Gillian’s picture with his hairdryer, forcing him to resort to magazine cutouts of “Susan.”

V Nightclub (NOT REAL)
675 Hudson St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 8th Avenue (L)
Amanda brings George to the private “forbidden city,” which in turn mysteriously becomes a meatpacking plant once he is “disbarred” from the society of beautiful women.

restaurant
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry and “Man Hands” go for dinner…and Man Hands manhandles lobster and a non-twist-off beer bottle, to Jerry’s shock and horror.

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

Bizarro Jerry’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

Elaine lives the Bizarro life, until she “get out!”‘s the Bizarro Jerry, and is kicked out of the group by Gene and Feldman. By “Bizarro” logic, the mirror version of Jerry’s Apartment would then have to be 129 E. 81st St. The exterior of the apartment shown is simply the outside of Jerry’s, flipped.

Chile

Chile

🇨🇱 REPUBLIC OF CHILE

Location: South America
Languages: Spanish
Population: 18,006,407 (2015)
Capital: Santiago

FEATURED EPISODES

CHILE (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.

CHILE (map)
The Abstinence
When asked why Jerry why the gang would theoretically be flying through the Andes (and crash, forcing them to become cannibals like in the film “Alive”), George responds “for a soccer game in Chile.”

The Checks

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The Checks (season 8, episode 7)

written by Tom Gammill & Max Pross and Steve O’Donnell, directed by Andy Ackerman
original airdate: November 7, 1996

Jerry’s hand cramps after signing hundreds of royalty checks for an appearance on Japanese television. Kramer tries to help Japanese tourists. George attempts to sell the “Jerry” pilot to Japanese television. Elaine’s boyfriend is obsessed with the song “Desperado” and Farbman furniture.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv is not featured in this episode.

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry struggles to sign hundreds of minuscule royalty checks he receives from a one-second appearance on a Japanese TV show. Jerry convinces Elaine to suggest “Witch-ay Woman” as a new song for her and Brett, to replace “Desperado.” Brett later comes to the apartment and sees Jerry taking an axe to Kramer’s drawers, and is concussed after accidentally being hit with the axe’s handle.

Monk’s Café
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.

restaurant
New York, NEW YORK

Elaine and Brett are out for dinner, discussing Karl Farbman furniture until Brett is stopped dead in his tracks by the song “Desperado.”

W. 48th St. and Sixth Ave., New York, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: 49th Street (N,Q,R)
Jerry mentions he used to work with Teddy Padillack selling umbrellas on this corner, and that he invented “the twirl” to attract customers.

Kramer’s Apartment
Kramer hosts his Japanese guests in the Farbman chest of drawers (his “bureau and breakfast”), until Jerry destroys it to free them from the warped wood, caused by steam from his hot tub.

JAPAN (map)
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.”)

George’s Apartment
George hires the cleaners/religious cult Sunshine Carpet Cleaners to clean his carpets, and is offended when he is not “invited” to join them.

Saks Fifth Avenue
611 Fifth Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 5th Avenue – 53rd Street (E,M)
Kramer takes his new Japanese friends to Saks, where they all buy cowboy hats for $500 USD (50,000 yen) each, which according to Kramer is “practically free.”

Rainbow Room (NOW CLOSED)
30 Rockefeller Pl., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 47-50th Streets – Rockefeller Center (B,D,F,M)
Kramer mentions he will take his Japanese friends to the Rainbow Room on their yen, “that pays for that TV you watch, even that kimono you wear.” The group ends up having to leave early due to a “slight monetary discrepancy” (i.e. running out of money).

Nakahama Broadcast Corporation (NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

George and Jerry pitch the pilot to a Japanese TV network, but are told “you must go now” before they can sell it. The Sunshine Carpet Cleaners later come back to clean up Jerry’s coffee stain…bringing the brainwashed Mr. Wilhelm (now named Tanya) along as a new employee.

Plaza Hotel
2 Central Park S., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 5th Avenue – 59th Street (N,Q,R)
Jerry mentions that Kramer’s Japanese friends originally all had suites at the Plaza, but ran out of money thanks to Kramer’s irresponsible spending.

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

Yankee Stadium
Kramer takes his new Japanese friends to the stadium to run the bases, but due to rain, George has them watch the “Jerry” pilot instead in his office.

The Package

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The Package (season 8, episode 5)

written by Jennifer Crittenden, directed by Andy Ackerman
original airdate: October 17, 1996

George attempts to wow a woman at the photo store by having Kramer take seductive photos of him. Jerry refuses to accept a suspicious package, so Uncle Leo signs for it. Elaine learns that all of her doctors think she’s a difficult patient.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv and Monk’s Café are not featured in this episode.

Jerry’s Apartment
Kramer tries to commit mail fraud in order to get Jerry a refund on his broken stereo. Elaine asks the group if they think she’s difficult, and Kramer convinces George to “play the game” with the clerk at the photo store, engaging in “the timeless art of seduction.”

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
Kramer and Newman are smoking cigars in the park, discussing the Bermuda Triangle.

BERMUDA (map)
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.”

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

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

NYU Hospital For Joint Diseases
301 E. 17th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 3rd Avenue (L)
Elaine gets in trouble for reading her chart at Dr. Stern’s office, discovering she has been listed as “difficult.”

photo shop
New York, NEW YORK

George discovers the clerk at the shop is looking at his photos, so he decides to throw in a few showcasing the “timeless art of seduction” to pique her interest.

Kramer’s Apartment
George learns “the timeless art of seduction” after being photographed by Kramer in his apartment.

Dr. Berg’s office
New York, NEW YORK

Elaine gets marked down a second time for trying to alter her chart…and she later tries stealing it from the building. Kramer later gets his own new chart, being labeled as “difficult,” after trying to steal back Elaine’s chart.

Madame Tussauds
234 W. 42nd St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal (A,C,E)
George mentions he took a picture next to Burt Reynolds’ wax figure for the benefit of “Photo Store Sheila.” Madame Tussauds is the main and most popular wax museum in New York City.

Uncle Leo’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

Uncle Leo gets his facial hair singed off from his oven cleaner…while Jerry thinks his refused package detonating.

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

Dr. Resnick’s office
New York, NEW YORK

Uncle Leo goes to get treated for his burned-off mustache and eyebrows, and Elaine poses as his nurse “Puloma” to get her rash treated…getting Leo’s chart marked for being “difficult.”

United States Postal Service
93 Fourth Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 14th Street – Union Square (4,5,6)
Jerry is interrogated by Newman for attempted mail fraud in returning his broken stereo, and George is later interrogated for “some ill-conceived mail order pornography ring.”

BELGIUM (map)
In trying to help Elaine get access to her doctor’s chart, Kramer claims he’s Dr. Van Nostrand from the Hoffermandorf Neo Clinic in Belgium.

NETHERLANDS (map)
When Kramer cannot fool Elaine’s doctor by saying that he is “Dr. Van Nostrand” from Belgium, Kramer replies with “the Netherlands?”

country doctor’s office
Kramer, Elaine and Uncle Leo visit a doctor out in the country, who is tipped off about the three “difficult” patients before agreeing to treat them.

Ukraine

Ukraine

🇺🇦 UKRAINE

Location: Europe
Languages: Ukranian
Population: 42,539,010 (2016)
Capital: Kiev

FEATURED EPISODES

UKRAINE (map)
The Label Maker
Newman’s only hope to win his epic Risk game against Kramer are his armies in the Ukraine, which Kramer describes as “a sitting duck…a road apple…the Ukraine is weak, is feeble.” A Ukranian man standing nearby on the subway destroys their game, angrily yelling “Ukraine is game to you!”

Kiev, UKRAINE (map)
The Abstinence
One of George’s answers for the episode of “Jeopardy” he is acing is Chicken Kiev, a famous dish named for the city.

The Andrea Doria

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The Andrea Doria (season 8, episode 10)

written by Spike Feresten, directed by Andy Ackerman
original airdate: December 19, 1996

George drums up sympathy as he battles a shipwreck survivor for an available apartment in his building. Elaine dates a “bad breaker-upper.” Kramer has a bad cough that sounds exactly like a dog’s cough, so he sees a vet for the remedy. Jerry helps Newman deliver mail so he can win a transfer to Hawaii.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv is not featured in this episode.

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry and Newman enter an unholy alliance to deliver Newman’s outstanding mail, in the hopes he can score a transfer to Hawaii. George announces he’s getting a new apartment, but is forced to reveal the “Astonishing Tales of Costanza” in order to land it. Kramer comes down with a cough, but will only take dog pills to cure it.

Monk’s Café
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.

Newman’s Apartment
Jerry works out of Newman’s apartment, to help him deliver all of his old discarded mail on time, in the hopes of getting Newman a transfer to Hawaii.

Manhattan Mini Storage
543 W. 43rd St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 42nd Street – Port Authority Bus Terminal (A,C,E)
Jerry and Kramer visit Jerry’s storage facility, which they discover that Newman has used to illegally stuff undelivered mail in.

Mr. Eldridge’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

George crushes Mr. Eldridge in a sympathy contest with the building’s tenant board, but loses the apartment to Alan, since he merely tips the superintendent $50. George implies this apartment is across the street from his existing apartment.

Nantucket, MASSACHUSETTS (map)
George is forced to fight for an apartment with an Andrea Doria survivor, which Kramer duly notes (after learning from his book “Astonishing Tales Of The Sea”) crashed into the SS Stockholm 12 miles off the coast of Nantucket on Jul. 25, 1956.

The Old Mill (NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

Elaine gets stood up due to Alan’s being stabbed, and later witnesses one of Alan’s ex-girlfriends burn him with hot liquid. Elaine eventually stabs Alan with a fork for remarking about a bump on her nose.

HAWAII (map)
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!”

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
Kramer meets Smuckers the dog, who shares his cough. Elaine later gets hit in the head by a flying bird, further propelling Alan’s assessment that Elaine has a huge head.

Downtown Veterinary Clinic (NOW CLOSED)
148 Ninth Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 23rd Street (C,E)
Kramer and Smuckers the dog visit the vet to diagnose out their shared cough (from potentially drinking in the toilet), getting dog medicine from the vet.

Tunisia

tunisia

🇹🇳 REPUBLIC OF TUNISIA

Location: Africa
Languages: Arabic
Population: 10,982,754 (2014)
Capital: Tunis

FEATURED EPISODES

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

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

Mexico

Mexico

🇲🇽 UNITED MEXICAN STATES

Location: North America
Languages: Spanish
Population: 119,530,753 (2015)
Capital: Mexico City

FEATURED EPISODES

Mexico City International Airport
Peñón de Los Baños, Mexico City, MEXICO
(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).

MEXICO (map)
The Foundation
Jerry mentions to Kramer’s surprise that Elaine has been in Mexico for six weeks (“I think you’re wrong! We just went to the fireworks the other day!”) Elaine travelled the entire country (“all on Peterman’s peso!”) and the best fashion she could come up with was the infamous Urban Sombrero.

MEXICO (map)
The Abstinence
David Letterman mentions to Jerry how his uncle and a date were driving through Mexico, and a lizard chewed his uncle’s face off.

MEXICO (map)
The Little Jerry
The gang is seen standing in front of a poster for “Mexico’s #1 Import Beer” when awaiting Little Jerry’s cockfight at Marcellino’s bodega.

MEXICO (map)
The Pothole
The China Panda owner asks Elaine where they would deliver next if they cross 86th St. for her: “Then 85th St., Wall St., Mexico, 84th St…”.

The Pothole

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The Pothole (season 8, episode 16)

written by Steve O’Donnell and Dan O’Keefe, directed by Andy Ackerman
original airdate: February 20, 1997

George drops his Phil Rizzuto keychain in a pothole and goes to great lengths to dig it out. Elaine moves into a janitor’s closet to get Chinese food delivered to her. Jerry knocks his girlfriend’s toothbrush into the toilet. Kramer adopts a mile of highway. Newman’s mailtruck catches fire. Kristin Davis guest stars.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv is not featured in this episode.

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry tells Jenna the truth about her toothbrush, causing her to put something of Jerry’s in the toilet, resulting in a mass purge of potential items in the toilet (“the whole apartment’s a biohazard!”) Kramer reveals he is the proud father of a mile of highway, and uses the apartment to clean spare parts, and reveals his plan for his mile’s 2-lane “comfort cruise.”

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

Jenna’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry does the famous in-toilet toothbrush recovery, but cannot shake that Jenna uses it after. George’s jack-hammering for the Phil Rizzuto keys later blows her plumbing, covering her in toilet water. Jenna would live in the vicinity of W. 86th St., as George is jack-hammering the broad jump here where he lost his keys.

Elaine’s Apartment
Elaine struggles ordering supreme flounder from a local Chinese restaurant, as she lives on the wrong side of 86th St. Elaine takes up “residence” in the janitor closet across the street for the flounder…and inadvertently ends up working in the building as an actual janitor.

China Panda (NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

Elaine struggles to order this restaurant’s supreme flounder, as she lives across the street from the delivery boundary. However, she refuses to eat at the restaurant itself, as she doesn’t want to sit alone “like some loser.”

Arthur Burkhardt Expressway, Mile 114 (NOT REAL)
NEW YORK

Kramer adopts this mile of the highway, deciding to clean it himself, and eventually turn the mile into a two-lane “comfort cruise.” The highway later serves as the home of the famed “oh the humanity!” fire scene with Newman.

W. 85th St., New York, NEW YORK (map)
The China Panda owner asks Elaine where they would deliver next if they cross 86th St. for her: “Then 85th St., Wall St., Mexico, 84th St…”.

Wall St., New York, NEW YORK (map)
nearest subway: Wall Street (2,3,4,5)
The China Panda owner asks Elaine where they would deliver next if they cross 86th St. for her: “Then 85th St., Wall St., Mexico, 84th St…”.

MEXICO (map)
The China Panda owner asks Elaine where they would deliver next if they cross 86th St. for her: “Then 85th St., Wall St., Mexico, 84th St…”.

W. 84th St., New York, NEW YORK (map)
The China Panda owner asks Elaine where they would deliver next if they cross 86th St. for her: “Then 85th St., Wall St., Mexico, 84th St…”.

Elaine’s neighbors
W. 86th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 86th Street (B,C)
Elaine is forced to take up “residence” at the building across the street, using the janitor’s closet to order her supreme flounder. Elaine lives at 78 W. 86th St., so this apartment in theory would be on the north side of 86th St.

W. 86th St., New York, NEW YORK (map)
George is forced to jackhammer open a pothole on W. 86th St. to retrieve his missing keys (and Phil Rizzuto keychain), but accidentally strikes a water pipe, causing the street to burst, and Jenna’s toilet to turn into an unexpected fountain.