South Korea

Korea

🇰🇷 REPUBLIC OF KOREA

Location: Asia
Languages: Korean
Population: 50,801,405 (2016)
Capital: Seoul

FEATURED EPISODES

SOUTH KOREA (map)
The Jacket
Alton Benes talks of a funny tailgunner he knew from his time served in Korea, who “blew his brains out all over the Pacific – there’s nothing funny about that.”

SOUTH KOREA (map)
The Note
When being massaged by a man, George can only muster a response of “hamstring…Korea…what?…hamstring…hotel” when asked about the cause of his pain.

Jamsil Indoor Swimming Pool
10 Jamsil-dong, Seoul, SOUTH KOREA
(map)
Olympic Moments & Facts
In an “Olympic Moment,” Jerry discusses the excitement of Greg Louganis’ gold-medal, concussion-inducing diving performance at the 1988 Olympics, which he brands as “the Louganis half-gainer no-brainer.”

SOUTH KOREA (map)
The Understudy
We learn that Frank sold religious memorabilia made in Korea, speaks fluent Korean, had an affair with a Korean woman (which he briefly rekindles back in New York), and once met the Reverend Sun Myung Moon of the Unification Church.

Incheon, SOUTH KOREA (map)
The Fatigues
Frank reveals that he was a cook for the US Army (slinging hash for the Fighting 103rd) during the Korean War (“Shell shocked?” “Oh yeah…but that has nothing to do with it.”). One night in 1950, Frank sent 16 of his own men to the latrines due to undercooked meat, including Bobby Colby, who “they had to sit him on a cork for the 18-hour flight home!”

SOUTH KOREA (map)
The Finale
Estelle mentions that Frank may be the reason for George ending up in prison, as he was never around for George, always in Korea with his religious tchotchkes.

The Van Buren Boys

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The Van Buren Boys (season 8, episode 14)

written by Darin Henry, directed by Andy Ackerman
original airdate: February 6, 1997

Jerry’s girlfriend seems perfect but no one else likes her. George discovers a mediocre student to be the first Susan Ross Foundation Scholar. Peterman enlists Elaine to ghostwrite his autobiography. When Peterman buys the rights to Kramer’s life stories, Elaine struggles to work with him and Kramer faces a life without his own past.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv is not featured in this episode.

Jerry’s Apartment
George and Kramer hold an “intervention” for Jerry over dating a loser. Kramer tells his spectacular Van Buren Boys story, but is forced to come up with new life stories once he sells his stories to Peterman. George vents over having to continually give away the Ross’ money to anyone but him.

Monk’s Café
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.

Da Silvano (NOW CLOSED)
260 Sixth Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Houston Street (1)
Jerry and Ellen go for dinner here, on what turned out to be her birthday…making Jerry suspicious as to why she is not with friends on her birthday.

Susan Ross Foundation
New York, NEW YORK

George interviews student candidates for the Susan Ross scholarship, and picks essentially a younger version of him, a “regular guy, likes sports, watches TV…he knows how to read!”

Lorenzo’s Pizza (NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

Kramer almost gets accosted by the Van Buren Boys here, but accidentally flashes their secret sign. He says that their pizza, however, “was a little oily.” There is no Lorenzo’s in Manhattan, with the nearest being at 1100 South Ave. in Staten Island.

ITALY (map)
Kramer gets backed up onto a cartoon map of Italy by the tough Van Buren Boys at Lorenzo’s Pizza.

coffee shop (NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry meets Ellen’s friends outside a coffee shop, where her friends profusely thank Jerry for seeing Ellen, as if it is an act of charity.

Mr. Peterman’s apartment
211 W. 106th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 103rd Street (1)
Elaine interviews the ever-fascinating Mr. Peterman for his biography, where she discovers his domestic side is unbelievably ordinary and boring.

J. Peterman
Kramer sells off his entire life’s stories to Mr. Peterman for $750, which Elaine then is forced to somehow turn into Peterman’s autobiography.

VERMONT (map)
Jerry plans four days at a bed and breakfast here with Ellen, when he is intervened by George and Kramer, as he is told she’s dating a loser.

Bloomingdale’s
1000 Third Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Lexington Avenue – 59th Street (N,Q,R)
Kramer and George once again recommend that Jerry join the Bloomingdale’s Executive Training Program.

P&G Café (NOW CLOSED)
279 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 72nd Street (1,2,3)
Kramer hosts a party for his new “financial venture,” but is kaiboshed from telling his pants story, as its now owned by Mr. Peterman. Kramer cannot divulge his Lorenzo’s story to George, who is actually now in trouble with the Van Buren Boys.

airport
Queens, NEW YORK
(map)
Jerry leaves to pick up his parents, who he has flown in to meet and “review” Ellen, and ideally fly back home the same day.

Newman’s Apartment
Kramer starts to tell a story about dropping cold cuts into his foot bath, but after disgusting Jerry and Elaine, reveals he bought the stories from Newman for $8, thus the foot bath incident happened on Newman’s couch.

Universite de Sorbonne
1 Rue Victor Cousin, Paris, FRANCE
(map)
Ellen mentions to Jerry and his parents that she got her Masters degree at the Sorbonne.

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

The Millennium

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The Millennium (season 8, episode 20)

written by Jennifer Crittenden, directed by Andy Ackerman
original airdate: May 1, 1997

Kramer and Newman duke it out to invite their friends to the ultimate New Year’s party. Jerry finds himself in trouble with his girlfriend’s stepmother because of his placement on her speed-dial. George tries to get fired by the Yankees so he can get a scouting job with the Mets. A Putumayo store clerk is rude to Elaine so she recruits Kramer to sabotage the business.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv is not featured in this episode.

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry mentions his new girlfriend uses her speed dial as a “relationship barometer,” and is later caught in a phone triangle with her and her jealous stepmother. Kramer stores his millennium party favors at the apartment, but is shocked to learn Newman is already hosting his own party. Elaine hires Kramer to help get revenge on Putumayo.

Monk’s Café
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).

Putumayo (NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

Elaine starts a crusade to destroy Putumayo by shopping at Cinco De Mayo, after being ignored by the saleswoman (who also happens to own both stores). Kramer (in disguise as H.E. Pennypacker) later tries sabotaging the store, but only ends up removing desiccants from all of the clothes.

Valerie’s apartment
46 W. 83rd St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 81st Street – Museum Of Natural History (B,C)
Jerry strives to move up the chain on Valerie’s speed dial, meeting an envious stepmother in the process.

Cinco De Mayo (NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

Elaine cleans out this store, before learning the owner is the same as Putumayo.

Mongolian BBQ (NOT REAL)
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry is bumped down on Valerie’s speed dial list, after a bad dining experience here.

Dairy Queen
NEW YORK

George, in trying to find inspiration to get fired by the Yankees, mentions he once got himself fired by cooling his feet in the soft-serve machine. There are no Dairy Queens in any of the five boroughs of New York City.

Barnes & Noble
122 Fifth Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 14th Street – Union Square (N,Q,R)
Jerry gets Valerie a gift certificate here to suck up and move up the speed dial again. “Notes About Nothing” on the Season 8 DVD specifically highlights the flagship store at Fifth Ave. and E. 18th St. The flagship store is no longer here, but Barnes & Noble’s head offices remain at this address.

Yankee Stadium
George meets great difficulty in getting himself fired, breaking into the Hall of Pride, staining Babe Ruth’s jersey, streaking on the field and driving the World Series trophy through the parking lot.

Liana
324 Columbus Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 72nd Street (1,2,3)
Jerry is parked outside this store when Mrs. Hamilton surprises Jerry and tries forcing him off her stepdaughter’s speed dial.

Newman’s Apartment
Kramer chides Newman for holding a competing millennium New Year’s Eve party, and they agree to host the party together…on the condition that Jerry is not invited.

The View @ Marriott New York Marquis
1535 Broadway, New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 47-50th Streets – Rockefeller Center (B,D,F,M)
Newman tells Kramer that he booked “that revolving restaurant that overlooks Times Square” for his millennium party in 1978, featuring Christopher Cross headlining.

Irmat Pharmacy (NOW CLOSED)
2 Park Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 28th Street (6)
Jerry and George pass by here in a cab, where Jerry provides his inspirational “you suck!” speech to cheer George up about not getting fired yet by the Yankees.

Mrs. Hamilton’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

Mrs. Hamilton sneaks “Jerome” into the Poison Control speed dial, delaying her poisoning since they can’t reach medical assistance.

Kramer’s Apartment
Kramer awakes from a nightmare about the Newmanium party, as he is obviously feeling guilt over Jerry not being invited.

PERU (map)
Kramer (in disguise as H.E. Pennypacker) mentions he’s looking to open a silver mine in the mountains of Peru, and is at Putumayo to learn “their (Peruvian) condiments, their unmentionables, the real gritty gritty.”

Machu Picchu
Cuzco, PERU
 (map)
When enjoying Putumayo’s complimentary corn chips, Kramer blurts out Machu Picchu, apparently thinking this was the name of the food he was eating.

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.”

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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: 39,250,017 (2016)
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
(map)
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
(map)
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
(map)
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
(map)
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
(map)
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
(map)
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
(map)
The Pool Guy
All of the health-club scenes at Jerry’s new club, “Physique Health Club,” were filmed at the Downtown YMCA.

Orpheum Theatre
842 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
(map)
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Cuba

Cuba

🇨🇺 REPUBLIC OF CUBA

Location: North America
Languages: Spanish
Population: 11,239,004 (2015)
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.”

Bronx, New York City

Bronx

BOROUGH OF THE BRONX

Population: 1,455,444 (2015)
County: Bronx

FEATURED EPISODES

for episodes featuring Yankee Stadium, click HERE for a full list.

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.

Central Park, New York City

Central Park

CENTRAL PARK

North-South boundary: 59th St. to 110th St.
East-West boundary: Fifth Ave. to Central Park W.

FEATURED EPISODES

Seasons: One • Two • Three • FourFiveSixSevenEightNine

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Pony Remark
Uncle Leo mentions to Jerry that cousin Jeffrey is getting a citation from the New York Parks Department for his Central Park walking tours.

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Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Opera
Crazy Joe Davola is walking through the park on his way to The Town Hall, when he’s accosted by a group of punks, that he beats up mercilessly.

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Pilot
Kramer sprints through the park, desperately looking for a bathroom.

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Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Puffy Shirt
George is seen running through the park towards NBC, celebrating his new job as hand model, and his date with a photographer’s assistant.

Central Park Great Lawn
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 81st Street – Museum Of Natural History (B,C)
The Glasses
Jerry surprises Amy with tickets to a Paul Simon concert in the park from Jeffrey.

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Conversion
Kramer is seen running through the park on his way to stop Sister Roberta’s final vows.

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Wife
Elaine mentions to Greg that this is her first workout since the Central Park mini-marathon…she didn’t do the marathon, she just happened to exercise that day.

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Raincoats
George sees Morty & Helen pass on a hansom cab with Aaron & Elaine while in the park.

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Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Soup
George and Kelly walk through the park, where George describes his love of the word “manure”…and Kelly reveals she may have a “watch freak” boyfriend.

Central Park 72nd Street Gate
W. 72nd St. and Central Park W., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 72nd Street (B,C)
The Kiss Hello
Wendy drops off Elaine and her skis 3 blocks short of her apartment, claiming she didn’t want to have to drive around Central Park West and go back west to Columbus Ave…all this after driving Elaine 120 miles from skiing.

Central Park Zoo
830 Fifth Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Fifth Avenue – 59th Street (N,Q,R)
The Face Painter
Kramer is scheduled for a behind-the-scenes tour of the zoo from George’s girlfriend Siena, but gets into a fight with Barry the monkey beforehand, throwing a banana peel back at him.

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Understudy
The Improv faces the cast of “Rochelle Rochelle: The Musical” in a softball game. George wins the game for The Improv by tackling the musical’s catcher, Bette Midler, while rounding home plate.

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Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Engagement
Roxy the kidnapped dog is seen running through the park on her way back home.

Central Park 59th Street Gate
E. 59th St. and Fifth Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Fifth Avenue – 59th Street (N,Q,R)
The Sponge
The New York AIDS Walk begins at the 5th Ave. and 59th St. entrance to Central Park every year. Kramer barely survives the AIDS Walk for refusing to wear the AIDS ribbon.

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Gum
Deena confronts George about his “problem,” trying to bring awareness to George’s “warning signs” when he catches Ruthie Cohen riding a horse through the park.

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Rye
Kramer leads the hansom cab through the park for riders, describing his off-view of the park’s history: “This was designed in 1850 by Joe Pepitone…built during the Civil War, so the Northern armies could practice fighting on grass.”

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Cadillac
The chase between Kramer and the cable guy runs through the park. George and Marisa Tomei go on their first (and only) date here, where George initially woos her with the word “manure,” but then abruptly ends the courtship when he reveals he’s already “sort of engaged.” The Naumburg Bandshell is shown in an establishing shot of George and Marisa’s date.

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Invitations
Jerry and Jeannie are seen gleefully stepping over a homeless man in the park.

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Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Little Kicks
George (and his father’s 1968 Pontiac GTO) meet Anna in the park, until Elaine whisks her away in cab, telling George to stay away.

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

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Chicken Roaster
George meets Heather for an exchange (between her clock and his sable hat) in the park, yet discovers she just wants to see him again, even though he has her stolen clock.

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Andrea Doria
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.

Tavern On The Green (NOW CLOSED)
67 Central Park W., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 72nd Street (B,C)
The Susie
The Yankees hold a ball there, where George struggles to get Allison to come…and ends up inadvertently using Kramer to make a great entrance, by twirling him.

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Nap
Elaine goes for “a little stroll” through the park with Hal, and discovers Hal’s back problems.

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Muffin Tops
Jerry and Alex stroll through the park, where Alex divulges on the benefits of hairless animals.

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Summer Of George
George stops off in the park and decides to play 9 holes of “frolf” before heading home.

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Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Junk Mail
Kramer tries trading Jerry’s new van for Anthony Quinn’s undershirt, which he claims he stole from Quinn in the park while he was doing situps. Jerry tries tracking down Fragile Frankie Merman in the park, who frantically digs a hole over his disappointment with Jerry’s reaction to the van. George drives his cousin Rhisa out here to get caught by his parents, but they end up catching his parents in a lewd act.

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Merv Griffin Show
George tests his theory on the “deal” with the pigeons by running at a group of pigeons…where he ends up stampeding them.

Central Park
New York, NEW YORK
(map)
The Betrayal
Kramer and FDR (Franklin Delano Romanowski) argue over shooting stars, wishing wells and pulled eyelashes, trying to use their wishes to determine whether Kramer will, in fact, drop dead.

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The Fatigues

806 - Fatigues

The Fatigues (season 8, episode 6)

written by Gregg Kavet & Andy Robin, directed by Andy Ackerman
original airdate: October 31, 1996

Jerry dates a protégé whose mentor is dating Kenny Bania. George goes to great lengths to avoid reading a thick book on risk management. Elaine promotes a scary war vet at the Peterman Company. Kramer enlists Frank Costanza to help him cook for a Jewish singles event.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv is not featured in this episode.

Jerry’s Apartment
Jerry complains about his girlfriend’s mentor dating Kenny Bania, whose stand-up ends up driving her away from both her mentor and Jerry. George offers himself up as a new mentor, while Jerry ends up mentoring Bania. George devises a plan to purposely fail an eye exam, and Kramer upsets Frank when asking him to cook for his Jewish singles night.

Monk’s Café
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.

Isabella’s (NOW CLOSED)
359 Columbus Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 81st Street – Museum Of Natural History (B,C)
Jerry goes for dinner with Abby, where he gets an understanding of the mentor-mentee relationship.

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

Jerry mentions to Abby that he has a friend that worked in mortgage bonds at Leland-Brandt,,,even though it was Kramer, and technically only for a week or so.

J. Peterman
Elaine intends to fire mailroom employee Eddie Sherman, but constantly promotes him out of fear. The situation eventually boils to the point where only Elaine and Eddie are writing the catalog, as all other writing staff quit in protest.

Everglades, FLORIDA (map)
Kramer mentions to Jerry that Lomez usually runs Jewish Singles Night, but Kramer is taking over since Lomez in the Everglades.

Knights Of Columbus (actually Masonic Lodge)
71 W. 23rd St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 23rd Street (N,R)
Kramer decides to host Jewish Singles Night, thanks to Frank getting him a room at his lodge. Frank later trashes the joint, thinking his food will harm party guests similar to his platoon in the Korean War. Ironically, the event meant to be hosted by the Catholic organization shows the exterior of a Grand Mason’s Lodge.

Symphony Café (NOW CLOSED)
238 W. 56th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 57th Street – 7th Avenue (N,Q,R)
Jerry and Abby go for dinner, where they meet Abby’s mentor, and her boyfriend…Kenny Bania.

Astor Place Station
Astor Pl. and Lafayette St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: Astor Place (6)
George, in talking to a blind man on the subway, discovers he can get textbooks on tape from Reading For The Blind (so long as he is proven to be blind). This station is accessible on the 4 or 6 lines.

optometrist
320 E. 15th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 1st Avenue (L)
George easily bombs an eye exam, giving him access to Reading For The Blind so he can avoid having to ever read again. This is the same building as Kramer’s fertility clinic in “The Chinese Woman.”

Yankee Stadium
George checks out his Risk Management book-on-tape, shocked to hear the voiceover reader sounds just like him. George ends up doing a speech on Ovaltine, and why it should be called Roundtine…instead of Risk Management, after his notes from Abby get switched with Bania’s.

Costanza House
Frank tells Kramer his Korean War experience, where he initially refuses to cook for Kramer’s Jewish singles night, but is re-invigorated by a bad dish from Estelle.

Incheon, SOUTH KOREA (map)
Frank reveals that he was a cook for the US Army (slinging hash for the Fighting 103rd) during the Korean War (“Shell shocked?” “Oh yeah…but that has nothing to do with it.”). One night in 1950, Frank sent 16 of his own men to the latrines due to undercooked meat, including Bobby Colby, who “they had to sit him on a cork for the 18-hour flight home!”

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

West Bengal, INDIA (map)
Eddie comes up with gruesome copy for Bengalese galoshes (“it’s tough keeping your feet dry, when you’re kicking in a skull!”).

Kramer’s Apartment
Frank, determined to restart his cooking career, visits Kramer to sign up to cook for Jewish singles night, but takes him from the apartment when Kramer says he has no T-Fal.

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

Jerry’s Apartment

Jerry's Apartment

JERRY’S APARTMENT
129 W. 81st St., Apt. 5A, NEW YORK, NEW YORK (map)

The focal point of the entire series, where the gang spends most of their time. The building is also home to Cosmo Kramer (Apt. 5B) and Newman (Apt. 5E), and the “head office” of Vandelay Industries. The exterior of the building shown throughout the series is actually the Shelley Building, at 755 S. New Hampshire Ave. in Los Angeles.
nearest subway: 81st Street – Museum Of Natural History (B,C)

FEATURED EPISODES

Jerry’s Apartment does NOT appear in the following episodes: “The Chinese Restaurant,” “The Pen,” “The Limo,” “The Movie,” “The Hamptons” and “The Dealership.”

Seasons: OneTwoThreeFourFiveSixSevenEightNineCurbCICGC

The Seinfeld Chronicles
The first appearance of Jerry’s apartment in the series. This is also Kramer’s first entrance to the apartment to take food, although he is called “Kessler” in the episode, and has a golden retriever named Ralph.

The Stake Out
Jerry consults with his parents and Kramer on how to best “stake out” Vanessa while playing Scrabble.

The Robbery
Jerry’s apartment is robbed after Kramer fails to close the door after stopping by. George tries to convince Jerry to move (as well as Elaine, so she can take the apartment), but a fight between Jerry and George over the new apartment prevents anyone from moving. This is the first instance of Kramer’s signature “slide” into the apartment.

Male Unbonding
Kramer inadvertently forces Jerry into a conversation with Joel Hornick, where they set a date to have lunch. Joel later shows up at Jerry’s apartment, after hanging out with Kramer.

The Stock Tip
Jerry obsesses over his stock, with Kramer gleefully watching as the stock (and Jerry’s investment) tumbles.

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The Ex-Girlfriend
George proudly declares that he has broken up with Marlene, opening the door for Jerry to begin to see her.

The Pony Remark
Jerry’s parents stay with him for dinner with Manya…and later her funeral. Kramer reveals his plan to add levels to his apartment.

The Jacket
Jerry shows off his new suede jacket to the gang, with George stymied at how much he paid. Jerry later gives it to Kramer, after exposing it to snow.

The Phone Message
Jerry has Donna at his apartment, where they bicker over whether the cotton Dockers commercial is worth liking…and over Jerry revealing her hatred of the commercial to Kramer.

The Apartment
Jerry convinces the building managers, Harold and Manny, to let Elaine rent the unit directly above him. However, he immediately regrets the offer, but is luckily saved when another tenant offers double the down payment to get the unit.

The Statue
Jerry hires the boyfriend of one of Elaine’s writing clients, Ray, to clean his apartment. Although he does a spectacular jobs (even removing the goop from the little egg cups, and cleaning the peephole), Jerry suspects he stole a statue from him, and begins to investigate Ray further.

The Revenge
Jerry and George have a famous conversation about George’s career path, now that he will be leaving the real estate industry. George suggests working as a sports broadcaster, or perhaps working for the Coast Guard as a “land guy.”

The Heart Attack
Jerry awakes in the middle of the night, writing what he finds to be a hilarious bit, which just turns out to be repeating a line from a cheesy TV movie: “flaming globes of Sigmund!”

The Deal
After discovering an erotic film on TV when in his apartment, Jerry and Elaine establish a “deal” where they can be sexually active together, without the constraints of a relationship.

The Baby Shower
Elaine hosts a baby shower for her friend Leslie when Jerry is out of town, but he returns sooner than expected and partakes. Kramer tries to install illegal cable in Jerry’s apartment with disastrous results.

The Busboy
Elaine gets Antonio’s address for George, and he covninces Kramer to go with him as “backup.” Antonio later comes to the apartment to thank George, but gets into a confrontation with Ed in the stairwell, with the resulting fight leaving both of them with major injuries.

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The Note
Jerry tells Elaine about how to get their massages covered by insurance, and George reveals that during his massage with Raymond, he “think(s) it moved.”

The Truth
Jerry turns his apartment upside down, trying to find receipts for his audit, especially when finding out that George has dumped Patrice and she destroyed all his records. Kramer reveals to the gang that he saw Elaine naked in her apartment.

The Dog
Jerry is confined to his apartment after reluctantly agreeing to dog-sit Mr. Polone’s dog, Farfel, which turns out to be more of a wild beast than dog he is responsible for.

The Library
Jerry is told that he is 20 years overdue on a library book taken out in 1971, and that a library investigator, Lt. Bookman, is being sent to investigate.

The Parking Garage
The apartment is only mentioned, NOT seen. Jerry tells the mall security guard that his parents will be outside his building waiting for him, stealing George’s story.

The Café
Jerry becomes obsessed with the Dream Café, a new restaurant that opens near him which attracts no customers. Elaine’s plan to take George’s IQ test for him backfires, after Kramer’s mother’s boyfriend traps them in the apartment when tracking down Kramer for his father’s jacket.

The Tape
Jerry discovers a sexy voice on his tape recorder when reviewing one of his shows, starting a mystery with Jerry and George over who the voice is. The group later discovers Elaine is the voice, prompting sexual advances from Jerry, George and Kramer. George orders baldness cream from China, with the assistance of Ping the Chinese delivery guy.

The Nose Job
Kramer shockingly tells Audrey right to her face that she needs a nose job. Jerry has Kramer tear up Isabel’s number, but later desperately pieces it back together. His conflict over seeing Isabel comes to a head, when his brain and penis face off in a metaphorical chess match.

The Stranded
Steve from Long Island comes to visit Jerry on his way out, so Jerry lets him hang out at the apartment. Kramer then comes over, they get drunk and order a “lady of the night,” who Jerry has to pay, and gets arrested for solicitation.

The Alternate Side
George scores a job moving parked cars across the street, but is overwhelmed thanks to the Woody Allen movie down the street. Jerry tracks down the man who stole his car, and Kramer rehearses his line for his role in the film.

The Red Dot
Kramer reveals George’s secret red dot on his cashmere sweater for Elaine in the apartment, before falling asleep, drunk from Hennigan’s scotch.

The Subway
The apartment is only mentioned, NOT seen. George takes Jerry’s keys to pick up his spare at the apartment, due to the fact that George has been robbed of his keys, wallet, clothes…and dignity.

The Pez Dispenser
Jerry hosts an intervention (or to Kramer, an “interference”) for Richie Appel, although reluctantly (as his furniture is “very non-confrontational”), who breaks down upon seeing Jerry’s Pez dispenser. Noel exposes Elaine as the interrupter from her show, dumping George and leaving him with no “hand.”

The Suicide
Jerry gets awoken in the middle of the night by his neighbor, Gina, whose boyfriend attempts to commit suicide. Jerry, interested in Gina, later discusses “coma etiquette” with Kramer, who also has an interest in said etiquette, as Martin has Kramer’s vacuum cleaner.

The Fix-Up
Jerry and Elaine decide to set George up with her friend Cynthia, leading to fighting amongst the group. Jerry describes George, who is looking for very specific features (a pinkish hue, a rosy glow, thick lustrous hair) in a woman. Kramer gives George a condom for his date from Bob Sacamano, but warns him (after it is used, of course) that it may be defective, leading to a pregnancy scare.

The Boyfriend
Jerry’s apartment becomes the short-time home of Vandelay Industries, after George falsely gives Jerry’s number as a prospective employer to keep his unemployment benefits going. After Kramer foils George’s plot, George frantically tries to salvage the situation, resulting in him lying facedown on Jerry’s floor, pants around his ankles, with Jerry questioning “and you want to be my latex salesman?”

The Good Samaritan
Jerry has to sustain the lie of Angela’s hit-and-run amongst the gang, until she is eventually exposed. Kramer suffers another seizure at the sound of Mary Hart’s voice when Jerry and Elaine watch “Entertainment Tonight.”

The Letter
Jerry finds Nina’s letter, which he is blown away by the emotionality of the letter…until he later discovers, while watching television, that Nina lifted the letter word for word from Neil Simon’s “Chapter Two” (“I offer happiness! James Caan doesn’t offer happiness!”).

The Parking Space
Jerry is forced to play referee between George and Mike Moffat, after both spend an entire day fighting over a prime parking space right outside Jerry’s apartment.

The Keys
Jerry takes away Kramer’s spare key to his apartment, for continually breaking “the covenant of the keys,” upsetting Kramer so much that he takes off to California to pursue his acting career, leaving New York behind. Jerry and Elaine later are watching “Murphy Brown” when they see Kramer’s cameo as Stephen Snell.

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Olympic Moments & Facts
Jerry introduces a series of “Olympic Facts” from the desk in his apartment.

The Trip
Jerry and George return, and are just watching television when Kramer suddenly appears, back in New York, returning Jerry’s keys and borrowing food, as if nothing has changed.

The Pitch/Ticket
After being approached by NBC, Jerry, George and Kramer come up with ideas for a series. Kramer vomits on Susan after drinking expired milk, and later shows concussion-like symptoms after being kicked by Crazy Joe Davola.

The Wallet
Jerry’s parents are stunned to hear about Crazy Joe Davola, and more so that somebody could possibly not like Jerry. Elaine surprises the rest of the gang when she returns from her European vacation.

The Watch
Jerry gives his father a new wallet to replace the old one, sneaking in $400 cash for good measure.

The Bubble Boy
Jerry convinces George, Susan and Elaine to stop off and see the Bubble Boy before going to Susan’s family’s cabin. Kramer plans on golfing for the weekend, but ends up overhearing Naomi’s message in Jerry’s apartment, and with his golf cancelled, drives to the cabin with Naomi.

The Cheever Letters
Jerry and George struggle tremendously with advancing the “Jerry” script, not getting beyond “Hello.” After making Elaine’s assistant quit, Jerry has her over, where one thing leads to another, and the “panty remark” comes out, which Elaine eventually finds out to Jerry’s dismay.

The Opera
The gang readies for a wild night at the opera, with George wearing a short tuxedo and Kramer dressing like Ozzie Nelson. Jerry also fears for his safety after getting the kaibosh put on him by Crazy Joe Davola following a threatening phone message.

The Virgin
Jerry brings on Marla to organize his closets, where she reveals she is a virgin. George discovers his kiss with Susan has gotten her fired from NBC (“finally, my stupidity pays off!”), but is warned by Jerry that George cannot dump her until she finds another job.

The Contest
Jerry valiantly struggles with maintaining his “mastership” of his domain, while the rest of the gang around him drops off one by one, and Jerry fights off temptation from all sides. Jerry tells Marla the virgin about the contest, causing her to storm out and meet John F. Kennedy Jr. outside the building.

The Airport
The apartment is only mentioned, NOT seen. Jerry tells Elaine that George is picking them up from the airport, only because George lost a bet that he could jump and touch the awning on his building.

The Pick
Elaine is horrified to discover her nipple is showing in her Christmas card Kramer shot for her, George pines over losing Susan, and Kramer catches Jerry’s girlfriend Tia wearing “Ocean,” a rip-off fragrance of his “Beach” idea.

The Visa
Babu Bhatt is picked up by immigration officials for deportation, after Elaine doesn’t give Jerry back his mail in time to realize he had the renewal papers. Kramer returns from Florida, and reveals he accidentally punched his idol Mickey Mantle.

The Shoes
Jerry and George struggle to write for the Elaine pilot character. The gang discusses “cleavage etiquette” after George is caught ogling Russell’s teenage daughter.

The Outing
NYU reporter Sharon Leonard interviews Jerry and George, before they figure out her assumption, with George trying to remedy the situation: “Do want to have sex with me right now?! Come on, let’s go, baby!” Jerry later mocks the situation on Kramer’s two-line phone, only making matters worse with the reporter.

The Old Man
Jerry, Elaine and George are assigned senior citizens as part of their volunteer work, but are later lectured by the agency and the family of Mr. Fields after Jerry “loses” him en route to his dentist.

The Implant
Elaine causes confusion over whether Sidra’s breasts are real or not, due to conflicting opinions after accidentally touching them. Sidra famously confirms that they are “real, and they’re spectacular.”

The Junior Mint
Jerry and Kramer struggle to hide their Junior Mint secret from Elaine, while Jerry struggles to decipher his girlfriend’s name, only knowing that it rhymes with a part of the female anatomy (“Mulva? Gipple? Loleola?”).

The Smelly Car
Jerry and Elaine rack their brains on how to eliminate the “O” they received from the car’s B.O., even comparing awful smells they would rather endure (“I looove horse manure!”).

The Handicap Spot
The gang discuss what kind of engagement present to get The Drake and Drakette, with the group offering mixed feelings on The Drake (“Love The Drake!” “Hate The Drake!” “The Drake is good!”) Kramer declares his love for Lola, the wheelchair-bound victim of the gang’s parking job.

The Pilot
Tensions are high leading up to the pilot, with Jerry obsessing over his lack of acting ability, George obsessing over his lip discoloration which may kill him, and Kramer…just wanting to go to the restroom. The gang later reunites at the apartment to watch the “Jerry” pilot together.

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The Mango
Jerry tries convincing Elaine to give him another shot, so she won’t need to fake “it” this time. Kramer begs Jerry to get him fruit after he is banned from Joe’s, and they need to turn to George when Jerry is also banned.

The Puffy Shirt
Kramer unveils the puffy shirt to a shocked and horrified Jerry. George and Jerry compare their hand beauty, and Kramer invites George to live with him rather than move back in with his parents.

The Glasses
Kramer gets Jerry a new air conditioning unit (the Commando 8), but the unit dislodges and crashes to the street, where it hits the dog that bit Elaine. Jerry criticizes George’s squint-vision after questioning Amy on her possible whereabouts with cousin Jeffrey.

The Sniffing Accountant
Jerry, Kramer and Newman strategize how to handle their supposedly drug-addicted accountant, planning a stakeout. They also draft a cease and desist letter, but come to realize that Jerry’s mohair sweater was the cause of the sniffing.

The Bris
George struggles to get reimbursed for his destroyed car, Elaine searches for a mohel for baby Steven, and Kramer finds more evidence to prove his “pig-man” theory. Stan and Myra later bring baby Steven, where they announce that Jerry and Elaine have been replaced by Kramer as “the godfather.”

The Lip Reader
Jerry tells the gang about his dating a deaf woman, and the gang ridicules George for being shown on national television with ice cream all over his face.

The Non-Fat Yogurt
Jerry and Elaine challenge Kramer’s notion that the frozen yogurt is in fact non-fat, especially after discovering the yogurt may have impacted Rudy Giuliani. Jerry is forced to apologize to Matthew, a young boy from his building, for his constant swearing. George asks Elaine to lie to Lloyd Braun about his elbow “ailment.”

The Barber
The gang criticizes Jerry’s terrible haircut, and Newman comes in on a stealth mission to steal one of Jerry’s hairs. Enzo comes to confront Jerry and Gino, but ends up bonding with his nephew over “Edward Scissorhands.” George gets the idea to show up at SanaLac regardless if he has been hired or not.

The Masseuse
Jerry complains about a lack of massages from his new masseuse girlfriend, getting so desperate he tries to forcibly receive a massage, causing Jodi to storm out in disgust. Jodi’s hatred of George ends up turning him on, as “she just dislikes me so much… it’s irresistible.”

The Cigar Store Indian
Jerry gives Elaine Winona’s copy of the infamous Al Roker TV Guide…which she later asks Jerry back for. When Jerry implies that asking for an already-given gift back is familiar to an aboriginally-offensive term, Jerry simply replies with “I’m sorry, I’m not familiar with that term.”

The Conversion
Elaine inadvertently convinces George to convert to Latvian Orthodox, and he resorts to using crib notes to cheat on his conversion test when being tested by Jerry. Jerry and George discuss the possible meaning of the fungus cream in Tawni’s apartment.

The Stall
Kramer and Jerry rack their brains whether Jane is also “Erica,” a 976 call girl. Elaine tells Jerry about the stall incident, and he scrambles to hide Jane’s voice from her once he puts two and two together. George complains about Kramer being invited rock climbing, and having to confess Tony’s accident to Elaine after they go climbing.

The Dinner Party
Jerry and Elaine mock George’s new Gore-Tex jacket, and argue with George over the inappropriateness of bringing Pepsi instead of wine to a dinner party.

The Marine Biologist
Jerry convinces Elaine that Tolstoy’s original title for “War And Peace” was “War, What Is It Good For,” leading to disaster for Elaine. George slams Jerry for telling Diane that he is a marine biologist, a fake career choice he apparently takes issue with. Jerry introduces the late, great “Golden Boy.”

The Pie
Jerry and George obsess over Audrey’s refusal to try Jerry’s apple pie. Kramer tells Elaine about her lookalike mannequin he discovered in a clothing store.

The Stand-In
Elaine tells Jerry about her date with Phil, and how “he took it out.” Kramer and Mickey argue over whether to use lifts in Mickey’s shoes for his stand-in job, with the two coming to blows after Mickey’s lifts are outed by a fellow little person actor, thus violating an unwritten code of the stand-in world.

The Wife
Jerry and his girlfriend Meryl experience the hardships of a fake marriage, evolving from dating into full-fledged matrimony, eventually ending in “divorce” when Meryl discovers Jerry used their sacred dry cleaning discount on another woman.

The Raincoats
Kramer and Morty make an agreement to sell “The Executive” together for a profit. The gang meets Aaron, the “close talker,” who becomes obsessed with Jerry’s parents. Morty & Helen reveal that they do not like George’s parents. Newman outs Jerry to his parents for making out with Rachel during “Schindler’s List.”

The Fire
Kramer tells Jerry and George about his epic efforts to reunite Toby with her severed pinky toe, knocking out a mugger and driving a New York City bus after his driver passes out from the commotion of the potential hijacking.

The Opposite
George declares “the opposite” to be his new religion (thus his Messiah would be the Anti-Christ), while Kramer decrees Jerry “even Steven,” as everything always manages to even out for him.

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

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

The Pledge Drive
Kramer convinces Jerry to cash his Nana’s checks, leading to catastrophe when her account is overdrawn and she disappears. Elaine gets confused between speaking with Noreen and Dan (the high talker), eventually losing track and inadvertently telling Nana to drop dead.

The Chinese Woman
Jerry meets Donna Chang, an apparent Chinese woman, when her “rines are crossed” with George’s phone, and she ends up convincing George’s parents to not get a divorce. Kramer finds an interesting alternative to Jockeys to fight to his low sperm count. Elaine realizes she may have inadvertently broken up Noreen and Paul, “the long talker.”

The Couch
Kramer tells the gang that his make-your-own-pizza idea is a go with Poppie, who later comes over and pees on Jerry’s new sofa. Elaine meets a mover, Carl, who she falls for until she learns his stance on abortion.

The Gymnast
The gang analyzes how much more time Jerry needs to invest in his relationship with Katya now that they have slept together. George pleads with Lindsay to give him two extra chances, after his mother constantly catches him in disgusting, hobo-like scenarios.

The Soup
Kenny Bania trades his Armani suit for dinner with Jerry, after Kramer twists Jerry’s arm. Jerry tells George that Kelly likely called a date “audible” after George brought up manure on their day date in the park.

The Mom And Pop Store
The gang mocks George for buying what may or may not be Jon Voight’s car. Jerry tries to figure out if he has been “uninvited” from Tim Whatley’s Thanksgiving party. Kramer takes all of Jerry’s sneakers to Mom and Pop, but then reveals they are in the wind with his sneakers…and aren’t even technically a Mom and Pop.

The Secretary
The gang questions Elaine’s decision to buy her dress from Barneys, but Elaine then realizes that skinny mirrors are the culprit of her transformation from “hotsy totsy” to “hotsy notsy.”

The Race
Jerry and George develop a plan to act like they are strangers, to convince Duncan of Jerry’s race lie. Kramer reveals he will be a department store Santa, and George ponders about calling a woman from “The Daily Worker” personals.

The Switch
George unveils Kramer’s mystery name to the gang, after 6+ years of not knowing. Jerry and George work tirelessly, around the clock, trying to figure out how to successfully initiate “the switch,” until George finally comes up with his menage a trois scenario.

The Label Maker
Jerry and Elaine engage in a game of cat and mouse with Dr. Tim Whatley, to determine if he regifted, degifted, and “is using an upstairs invite as a springboard to a Super Bowl sex romp!” Kramer and Newman engage in an epic battle of risk, using Jerry’s Apartment as a neutral playing ground.

The Scofflaw
George discovers that Jerry already knew about Gary’s cancer, and later cracks under pressure and reveals that Gary never actually had cancer. Kramer tells Elaine that he said “hi” to Jake Jarmel on her behalf.

The Highlights Of 100
Jerry introduces the retrospective of six seasons and 100 episodes, sharing the gang’s many experiences, “both positive and negative…mostly negative.”

The Beard
Kramer decides to set up George with his old flame, Denise, as he is so striking with his new toupee. Plans are thwarted, however, when Elaine strips George of the “hat” and throws it out Jerry’s window. The gang later assembles to watch “Melrose Place” together.

The Kiss Hello
Kramer enacts a building-wide policy of putting tenant photos up in the lobby, but Jerry is angry with the decision when every woman in the building insists on kissing him hello and making small talk.

The Doorman
Amongst a film-noir backdrop, Jerry and Elaine hatch a plan to set up the Doorman as the one responsible for the missing couch.

The Jimmy
Elaine invites Jerry to the AMCA benefit, which Kramer later reveals he is a guest of honor at. Kramer tells Jerry about Dr. Whatley’s new “adults-only” policy, and George tells the gang that he is going into business with Jimmy.

The Doodle
Jerry discovers his apartment is infested with fleas, thanks to Newman. Elaine is forced to scramble inside the fumigating apartment for a manuscript, while Kramer spends 90 minutes unknowingly making a sandwich and reading. Elaine tells George that Paula truly does like George, as “looks aren’t important to her.”

The Fusilli Jerry
The gang racks their brain on who the true “Assman” is. Kramer gives Jerry the “fusilli Jerry,” a pasta-shaped statue of him…which later ends up in the wrong orifice of Frank, who accidentally falls on it during a scrum with Kramer.

The Diplomat’s Club
Elaine tells the gang that she plans on doing the “march in” and quitting her job for Mr. Pitt. George borrows Jerry’s camera to get a photo of him and Mr. Morgan.

The Face Painter
Jerry invites the gang to the Rangers game, but Puddy replaces George, after he declares he plans on telling her he loves her. The gang then bugs Jerry to give Alec Berg the day-after-thank-you, which Jerry flatly refuses. Kramer tells Jerry about his altercation with Barry the monkey.

The Understudy
Jerry watches “Beaches” with his emotional girlfriend Gennice, and later discusses with George and Kramer his boyfriend obligation to comfort her over a movie. Kramer berates Jerry, George and Gennice for “planning” the hospitalization of Bette Midler.

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The Engagement
George tells Jerry that he is engaged, but criticizes Jerry for breaking their “pact” by dumping Melanie. Kramer warns Jerry of the dangers of married life. Kramer offers to assist Elaine with her dog problem, by arranging a meeting with someone who “specializes in sticky situations.”

The Postponement
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.

The Maestro
The gang meets Bob Cobb, “the Maestro,” who gives Kramer a Chinese balm for his burns, asks out Elaine, and warns Jerry not to bother searching for a villa in Tuscany. Kramer later discovers his burns disappear from the balm, before his lawsuit has begun.

The Wink
George’s wink causes issues for the gang, particularly Kramer, who he inadvertently lets take Mr. Steinbrenner’s signed birthday card. Elaine lambastes Jerry for ordering “just a salad” on his date with Holly. Holly later comes over to cook Jerry dinner, where she (along with Elaine and James) discover what’s really happening to the meat.

The Hot Tub
Jerry ends up hosting Jean-Paul, after he is booted from Elaine’s apartment the night before the marathon. Kramer’s hot tub, however, blows power to the building, causing Jean-Paul to once again oversleep.

The Soup Nazi
Jerry and George convince Elaine to try the Soup Nazi, and break down the “rules” of ordering. Kramer apologizes to Elaine for letting two “toughs” steal her armoire, and George confronts Jerry over using baby talk with Sheila.

The Secret Code
Kramer gets inside George’s mind to crack his secret code, narrowing it down to his temptation for chocolate syrup before George flees in a panic. Elaine invites Jerry to dinner with Mr. Peterman. Kramer listens to an emergency scanner to criticize the FDNY’s emergency routes throughout the city.

The Pool Guy
Jerry suggests Elaine call Susan to ask her out for a girl’s day on the town, prompting Kramer to warn Jerry about “colliding” George’s worlds of Relationship George and Independent George…and “a George, divided against itself, cannot stand!” Kramer discovers “he’s FILK” when his new phone number is nearly identical to Moviefone.

The Sponge
Jerry calls Lena from Kramer’s AIDS Walk list, but when she discovers the truth about how he got her number, she is surprisingly okay with it (“she’s giving and caring and genuinely concerned about the welfare of others – I can’t be with someone like that!”). Jerry cuts George out of the gossip loop for leaking the info to Susan. Kramer struggles to sufficiently rest up for the AIDS Walk.

The Gum
Jerry and George gleefully tell Elaine about Lloyd Braun’s nervous breakdown, brought down simultaneously by Mayor Dinkins’ loss and Elaine breaking up with him. Jerry, Kramer and Lloyd spend an afternoon as “three buddies, sitting around, chewing gum.”

The Rye
Elaine confides to Jerry that her new musician boyfriend, John, does not want to get “hot and heavy,” which Jerry tells to John’s bandmate. Elaine chides Jerry for doing this, as John writes a song called “Hot And Heavy” upon hearing of Elaine’s feelings.

The Caddy
Elaine tells the gang about Sue Ellen Mischke, “the braless wonder,” who she discovers was the cause of Jerry and Kramer’s accident, and encourages them (with Stan The Caddy’s assistance) to sue her. Kramer later discovers that Jerry was with Sue Ellen, and they argue over each other’s intentions for the lawsuit.

The Seven
Kramer uses his shiatsu “talents” to fix Elaine’s neck pain, in exchange for her vintage bike, but when Elaine’s pain later returns and she asks for the bike back, an impartial mediator is needed to resolve the dispute. Jerry mocks George’s choice of the name “Seven,” and provides suggestions from other household items.

The Cadillac
Jerry tells Kramer that he wants to buy his father a Cadillac with his newfound money, which causes Elaine to become attracted to Jerry all over again. The gang argues with George over whether he is technically allowed to see Marisa Tomei while engaged.

The Shower Head
Jerry and George discuss convincing the Costanzas to move to Del Boca Vista with Jerry’s parents – however, the plan quickly falls apart. Elaine discovers the source of her positive opium tests, and begs Helen for a urine sample. Jerry, Kramer and Newman team up to find new shower heads, after their building installs low-flow units.

The Doll
Thanks to Susan’s friend Sally’s cheapness, Jerry’s gift for Charles Grodin (a bottle of barbeque sauce) breaks in his suitcase. Jerry later finds out she is coming to New York, so arranges for her to bring a large, inconvenient gift for him. An exhausted and terrified George shows Jerry and Elaine the doll that looks exactly like Estelle.

The Friars Club
George gleefully announces that Susan’s best friend Hallie is available for Jerry to date. George puts the “wheels in motion” to couple them, but then is forced to get Jerry to “sweeten” when he sours on Hallie. Kramer announces his plans to sleep like da Vinci, for just 20 minutes every 3 hours, leading to disastrous results.

The Wig Master
Kramer is forced to stay with Jerry after leaving his apartment keys at the Jiffy Park. Jerry, Elaine and Kramer discuss the “free exchange of sex and discounts, the cornerstones of a healthy relationship,” between Elaine and Craig, the Andover Shop clerk.

The Calzone
Jerry tells Elaine that Todd Gack is exploiting a “dating loophole” to keep seeing Elaine. Kramer decides he will only wear clothes straight out of the dryer, and later starts using Jerry’s oven. Kramer suggests Newman as the solution for George’s calzone ban.

The Bottle Deposit
Kramer resuscitates his Michigan bottle deposit scheme, spurned by Newman’s curiosity – however, the plans are changed when they spot Jerry’s stolen car on the highway, leading to a wild phone conversation between Kramer, Jerry and Elaine. Jerry suggests George use a follow-up question with Mr. Wilhelm for his special project.

The Wait Out
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.

The Invitations
George consults with the gang to think of ways to put a stop to the wedding, resulting in him trying smoking and asking Susan to sign a pre-nup. Elaine and Kramer discover they aren’t in George’s wedding party. Jerry realizes he is in love with himself (via Jeannie), but later comes to realize his engagement may be a mistake, since he actually hates himself.

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The Foundation
George decides it’s time “for George to start being George again” following Susan’s death. Kramer inspires Elaine to find her “katra” in order to head up the J. Peterman catalog. Elaine debuts the catalog’s cover feature, the Urban Sombrero.

The Soul Mate
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.

The Bizarro Jerry
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.

The Little Kicks
Jerry scores sneak preview tickets for a movie, but Kramer invites his friend who forces them to bootleg the movie. He is enthralled with Jerry’s technique, and hires him full-time to bootleg. George reveals he saw Elaine dance, and Elaine videotapes herself “dancing” after Kramer tells her she stinks.

The Package
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.”

The Fatigues
Jerry complains about his girlfriend’s mentor dating Kenny Bania, whose stand-up ends up driving her away from both her mentor and Jerry. George offers himself up as a new mentor, while Jerry ends up mentoring Bania. George devises a plan to purposely fail an eye exam, and Kramer upsets Frank when asking him to cook for his Jewish singles night.

The Checks
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.

The Chicken Roaster
Jerry and Kramer trade apartments, after the Kenny Rogers Roasters outside Kramer’s window glows a deep red 24/7. The two of them seemingly trade more than apartments as time goes on.

The Abstinence
Jerry turns down a gig for his junior high career day, which turns into a longwinded process to finally get him onstage. George announces his girlfriend has mono, and subsequently becomes a genius due to his abstaining from sex, acing an episode of “Jeopardy.” Jerry points out Kramer’s disfigurement from high tobacco smoke exposure.

The Andrea Doria
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.

The Little Jerry
Kramer announces he’s buying a chicken, but instead gets a rooster, which he introduces to and trains for the dangerous world of cockfighting. Marcellino asks Jerry to have Little Jerry throw his fight. George tells Jerry he’s dating a convict, and discovers something better than conjugal sex – fugitive sex. George chides Kurt for voluntarily being bald.

The Money
Jerry’s parents come to visit, and announce they have sold the Cadillac, and they want Jerry to have the money back. Jerry lies twice about returning to Florida to re-buy the Cadillac back for them. Morty decides he needs to rejoin the workforce to support Jerry financially.

The Comeback
Kramer develops a living will, but struggles with the idea of Jerry as his executor. He later discovers it’s possible to come out of a coma. George tests the “jerk store” line with the gang, but is given negative feedback. Milos’ wife Patty comes to the apartment, as a “medieval sexual payola.”

The Van Buren Boys
George and Kramer hold an “intervention” for Jerry over dating a loser. Kramer tells his spectacular Van Buren Boys story, but is forced to come up with new life stories once he sells his stories to Peterman. George vents over having to continually give away the Ross’ money to anyone but him.

The Susie
Jerry accidentally breaks Mike Moffatt’s thumbs outside the building, and agrees to let Mike fix his car in exchange for clearing his bookie tab, which Kramer started on Jerry’s behalf. George reveals his plan to avoid Allison until the ball…but has to deal with Kramer, something of a “surrogate” girlfriend.

The Pothole
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.”

The English Patient
Kramer asks Jerry to bring back his “Cubans” from Del Boca Vista, which he later discovers are people. Kramer discovers they are in fact, Dominicans, not even Cubans. George tells the gang about the beautiful mystery woman at Monk’s who mistook him for her boyfriend.

The Nap
Jerry hires a contractor, Conrad, to renovate his kitchen cabinets…and he ends up drastically overhauling the entire kitchen, adding in stools and a window to the kitchen counter.

The Yada Yada
Jerry reveals his suspicion regarding Whatley’s conversion, causing Kramer to chide Jerry for being a “rabid anti-dentite.” Kramer and Mickey fight over who to date when they pick up two women, and Mickey eventually proposes to one, just as Beth Lookner announces her second divorce, due to Elaine getting their adoption rejected.

The Millennium
Jerry mentions his new girlfriend uses her speed dial as a “relationship barometer,” and is later caught in a phone triangle with her and her jealous stepmother. Kramer stores his millennium party favors at the apartment, but is shocked to learn Newman is already hosting his own party. Elaine hires Kramer to help get revenge on Putumayo.

The Muffin Tops
Jerry reveals to Kramer that he shaved his chest, but Kramer warns him against the dangerous of long-term chest shaving. Elaine tells Kramer she published his stories in Peterman’s biography…and thus, Kramer unveils his “Peterman Reality Tour,” and begs Jerry to come along to generate buzz.

The Summer Of George
Jerry and George dissect Lanette’s “dude,” and his impact on Jerry’s relationship. Kramer unveils his newly-won Tony Award, but fears having to fire Raquel Welch from the production in exchange for the trophy. Elaine tries understanding the appeal of the catfight, while George starts his summer “decompression.”

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The Butter Shave
Jerry finds out Bania has been given the spot after him at a comedy showcase, so he decides to throw his set to leave Bania to his own devices. George scores an interview with Play Now, and exploits his limp into a full-fledged scooter. Kramer decides he needs a closer shave, so turns to…butter.

The Voice
Jerry tells Claire about “the voice,” and gets dumped for doing so. She takes him back, but with the ultimatum he can never do it again. Jerry reaps in the dough after constantly winning bets that Elaine will continue to see Puddy. Kramer decides he needs an intern to assist with his daily life, and gets an NYU student to join “Kramerica Industries.”

The Serenity Now
The gang tells Jerry he cannot truly get mad. Due to this, an emotionally fragile Jerry declares his love for George, and proposes to Elaine, who initially turns him down. However, Elaine eventually accepts Jerry’s proposal, but by then he is back to his usual self and rejects her. Kramer tries a return attack on the “neighborhood” kids.

The Blood
Jerry’s parents visit, and encourage him to stay healthy, as they have joined a new health plan. He ditches all junk food, but they send a trainer for Jerry…Izzy Mandelbaum. Kramer announces he’s withdrawing all his blood bank deposits, which he later donates to Jerry (thus becoming “blood brothers”) after Jerry cuts himself with an XACTO knife.

The Junk Mail
Jerry announces he’s getting a new car from “Fragile” Frankie Merman, and Kramer offers to help him sell the “big, juicy” van he ends up getting. Jerry gleefully reveals to Elaine that her new man is “The Wiz.” George comes up with a plan so his parents cannot let him go, while Kramer announces a vendetta against the postal service.

The Merv Griffin Show
Jerry’s is only seen from the outside, as Kramer interrupts him from entering by showing off his new “Merv Griffin Show” set.

The Slicer
George convinces Jerry to go on a revenge date with “pimple popper M.D.” – but is able to personally gain when it backfires, using Dr. Sitaredes to get Mr. Kruger shirtless. Kramer convinces Jerry the doctor gave him hives, until he discovers he got it from Kramer. Kramer gets a deli slicer, and helps Elaine feed her starving cat next door.

The Betrayal
Flashbacks reveal Jerry first moving into the building, meeting Kramer for the first time and offering him pizza (“we’re neighbors, what’s mine is yours”), instigating perhaps the biggest mistake of his life.

The Apology
Jerry discovers such a thing as “bad naked” after his girlfriend is constantly naked, and decides to show her his “bad naked” to stop it. Kramer maps out a new shower routine, and begs Jerry to help his technique. Elaine vents on Peggy using a seat cover in their office bathroom.

The Strike
Jerry tells Kramer about Festivus, intriguing Kramer, who also announces his 12-year strike at H&H Bagels is over. George devises a plan to give out fake-charity gifts to his coworkers for Christmas, while Elaine devises a plan to get her Atomic Sub card back.

The Reverse Peephole
George reveals he bought a massage chair as a gift, but kept it for himself due to his oversized wallet. Kramer has to convince their super to reverse Newman’s eviction…even though Newman is sleeping with the super’s wife. Kramer reveals he found Joe Mayo’s fur coat, and makes Jerry wear it to let Kramer and Newman stay in the building.

The Cartoon
Jerry yells at Kramer to keep his mouth shut, and Kramer vows to never speak again as a result. The gang meets George’s girlfriend Janet, who Kramer sees as being a “she-Jerry” that proves George secretly loves Jerry. Elaine reveals she is now a cartoonist for “The New Yorker.”

The Strongbox
Jerry refuses to let someone in the building, who turns out to be his neighbor Phil from down the hall. Phil exacts revenge by allowing his parrot, Fredo, to sit and squawk in the hallway. Kramer purchases a strongbox to hold his “irreplaceables” after a robbery in the building.

The Wizard
Kramer announces he’s retiring, as his coffee table book was optioned for a movie. George lies to the Rosses about having a house in The Hamptons, and then begins an elaborate game of chicken when he finds out they know he’s lying.

The Burning
Jerry gets the “it’s me” from Sophie, and finds out about her “tractor story” when he turns the tables on her. Jerry teaches George and Kramer about the art of showmanship. Kramer and Mickey practice their respective diseases for an acting job at a hospital.

The Bookstore
Jerry finds out from his parents that Uncle Leo has prior convictions, and that they too often steal. Kramer and Newman debut their plan to have the homeless pull rickshaws across New York City.

The Frogger
Elaine sets up Jerry with Lisi, her sentence-finisher friend. Kramer warns the gang of a local serial killer, “The Lopper,” and shares his ideas for the killer’s nickname. Elaine vents about the nonstop cake parade at her office, but admits she ate $29,000 cake.

The Maid
Jerry hires a maid from a cleaning service who he begins sleeping with, resulting in her essentially becoming a prostitute rather than a maid, as he pays her to come over, have sex, and leave without cleaning.

The Puerto Rican Day
Jerry’s apartment is shown, empty, for a quick check-in, before the action returns to the gang stuck in traffic.

The Chronicle
Jerry introduces a series retrospective of highlights from his apartment, as the rest of the gang yells at him from the hallway to hurry for a movie.

The Finale
The final appearance of the apartment in the series. Jerry gets the news that he and George are moving to California, but in the end he is away from his apartment for different reasons, as he is in prison for a year in Massachusetts.

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Curb Your Enthusiasm
Jerry’s apartment appears multiple times in the reunion episode, with Kramer questioning George on his Bernie Madoff investments, and Elaine and Jerry discussing revealing to Elaine’s daughter that Jerry is her biological father.

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The Over-Cheer
Jerry and George step out of the apartment for a quick coffee (the apartment, however, remains unseen), where George criticizes Jerry for not putting out his favorite curly chips (Jerry: “I’m sick of the curly chip!”).

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