Wyoming

Montana-Wyoming

STATE OF WYOMING

Nickname: The Equality State
Population: 578,759 (2019)
Capital: Cheyenne

FEATURED EPISODES

WYOMING (map)
The Butter Shave
A poster for Montana and Wyoming is seen behind Kramer’s hot tub, while Newman helps him stay simmering and “juicy.”

Montana

Montana-Wyoming

STATE OF MONTANA

Nickname: The Treasure State
Population: 1,068,778 (2019)
Capital: Helena

FEATURED EPISODES

MONTANA (map)
The Butter Shave
A poster for Montana and Wyoming is seen behind Kramer’s hot tub, while Newman helps him stay simmering and “juicy.”

The Dealership

911 - Dealership

The Dealership (season 9, episode 11)

written by Steve Koren, directed by Andy Ackerman
original airdate: January 8, 1998

Jerry decides to buy a new car from Puddy. A starving George accuses a mechanic of stealing his Twix bar. Kramer test-drives a car, emptying its gas tank. Puddy’s obsession with high-fives leads Elaine to break up with him…again.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv, Jerry’s Apartment and Monk’s Café are not featured in this episode – the only episode in the show’s history where none of the major three locations are featured or referenced.

European International Motors (NOT REAL)
NEW YORK

Jerry goes to visit Puddy to get an insiders deal on a new black 1998 Saab 900…but the deal falls apart when he refuses to high five Puddy constantly. George becomes enraged with the staff, after he continuously misses out on snacks to ease his crippling hunger. Kramer goes for a test drive with Rick in Jerry’s new car, trying to push the boundaries of the cars “Fuel Empty” needle.

Arby’s
New York, NEW YORK

Puddy takes out Elaine to celebrate his promotion at a restau…Arby’s. As per their agreement to get back together that Jerry negotiates, Puddy agrees to take Elaine here no more than once a month. George later gets Arby’s for the cab home, to settle his massive hunger. There are no Arby’s locations in Manhattan, with the closest being in New Jersey (96 Meadow Rd., Rutherford) to the west, or Queens (69-16 Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village) to the east.

J.G. Melon
1291 Third Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 77th Street (6)
Kramer and Rick pass by here on Kramer’s “test drive” through Manhattan.

Elaine’s Apartment
Jerry persuades Elaine, who has already returned home, to get back together with Puddy so he can get his Saab deal back.

Interstate 95 Exit 15 (New Rochelle, The Pelhams)
Interstate 95 and U.S. Route 1, New Rochelle, NEW YORK
(map)
Kramer and Rick decide at the last minute to truly test the Saab’s tank, peeling off of Exit 15 at the last minute to continue down I-95, screaming in glee as they do it.

China

China

🇨🇳 PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

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

FEATURED EPISODES

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

France

France

🇫🇷 FRENCH REPUBLIC

Location: Europe
Languages: French
Population: 67,399,000 (2021)
Capital: Paris

FEATURED EPISODES

FRANCE (map)
The Red Dot
George argues with Jerry, believing that the Statue Of Liberty was brought to New York in one piece on a tugboat from France.

Paris, FRANCE (map)
The Pitch / Ticket
Elaine is seen with Dr. Reston in Paris, with the Eiffel Tower visible in the background, where he remembers he may have forgotten to give Crazy Joe Davola his medication.

Paris, FRANCE (map)
The Raincoats
Jerry’s parents are staying with him for 3 days before leaving for Paris with a select charter group; George plans to avoid being Big Brother to a boy named Joey by pretending to go to Paris…but ends up having to accompany the kid to Paris to find his father. George unsuccessfully tries to pawn the kid off to Morty and Helen, before he ends up taking their charter tickets on their “Gateway To Paris” flight, and is shown having lunch in Paris with Joey.

Eiffel Tower
5 ave. Anatole France, Paris, FRANCE
(map)
The Raincoats
George claims to be staying at the apartment complex “Eiffel Towers” to Alec (presumably near the actual Tower in George’s mind).

FRANCE (map)
The Maestro
Jerry proclaims since apparently nothing is available in Tuscany, “maybe I’ll check out France!” to Elaine and Maestro.

Channel Tunnel
Coquelles, FRANCE
(map)
The Pool Guy
Jerry, Elaine and Susan go to see the film “Chunnel,” about the Channel Tunnel that runs between Folkestone, England and Coquelles, France.

Channel Tunnel
Coquelles, FRANCE
(map)
The Cadillac
Kramer mentions that the film “Chunnel” (based on the Channel Tunnel that runs between Folkestone, England and Coquelles, France) is on his illegal HBO, taunting the cable guy trying to shut it down.

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

Eiffel Tower
5 ave. Anatole France, Paris, FRANCE
(map)
The Little Kicks
The tower is clearly seen in Jerry’s bootlegged copy of “Cry, Cry Again”…before Elaine’s little kicks cut off the film.

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

Paris, FRANCE (map)
The Slicer
Elaine mentions how the potato family from across the hall left her alarm on while they went to Paris, leaving it ringing for hours.

FRANCE (map)
The Bookstore
George is forced to buy a book of French impressionist paintings after taking it into a bookstore bathroom, which he finds conducive to- “thank…you…”

Paris, FRANCE (map)
The Finale
Since there can be no compromise amongst the gang, Jerry just proposes they use the NBC jet to go to Paris. Newman later mentions he has a cousin in Paris who can only communicate by blinking, and begs Jerry to allow him to go with so he can visit.

Pont de l’Alma
Paris, FRANCE
(map)
The Finale
The jail guard in Latham mentions that the Good Samaritan Law the gang was arrested on was based on the French law, after Princess Diana’s death where paparazzi just stood around following her fatal auto accident in 1997.

United Kingdom

England

🇬🇧 UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND

Location: Europe
Languages: English
Population: 66,796,807 (2019)
Capital: London

FEATURED EPISODES

England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Robbery
Kramer mentions to Jerry that he suspects an Englishman down the hall from them to be behind the robbery of Jerry’s apartment.

Scotland, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Phone Message
Jerry challenges Donna to try her Scottish accent, which Donna notes sounds more Irish, to which Jerry replies “Irish, Scottish, what’s the difference lassie?”

London, England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Tape
Jerry and Kramer try to do their best cockney accent, which is the accent of those from London’s east end.

England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Nose Job
Upon meeting Isabel, Jerry claims he’s responsible for the crop circles in England (which Isabel has no idea about).

Scotland, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Limo
Jerry claims that he, as Dylan Murphy, is from Dublin, and that he emigrated to America due to a cereal famine. When his accent is deciphered by Tim as being more Scottish, Jerry claims “they were right on the border” (although Ireland and Scotland are divided by the Irish Sea and the North Channel).

England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Good Samaritan
Kramer claims that a sick, mentally disturbed person like Jerry’s girlfriend Angela should be sent to Australia, as England used to send their disturbed people there when it was a penal colony.

England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Trip
When discussing the “effectiveness” of police siren noises (changing from the “waaa-waaa” to “woo-woo-woo”) with George and the police officers, Jerry brings up sirens used in England, that go “eee-aaa-eee-aaa,” before being cut off due to their irritating behavior.

London, England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Pitch / Ticket
Jerry mentions he got a postcard from Elaine in London, who is traveling through Europe with her psychiatrist Dr. Reston.

England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Soup
Elaine announces she was in England with Mr. Pitt for 5 days, to George’s surprise; she met an Englishman, Simon, who she flies in to New York to stay with her, but ends up being a real “bounder.”

Scotland, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Doorman
Mr. Pitt goes to Scotland while Elaine house-sits for him…and makes Elaine miss a movie with Jerry by making her check his mail.

Channel Tunnel
Folkestone, England, UNITED KINGDOM
(map)
The Pool Guy
Jerry, Elaine and Susan go to see the film “Chunnel,” about the Channel Tunnel that runs between Folkestone, England and Coquelles, France.

Channel Tunnel
Folkestone, England, UNITED KINGDOM
(map)
The Cadillac
Kramer mentions that the film “Chunnel” (based on the Channel Tunnel that runs between Folkestone, England and Coquelles, France) is on his illegal HBO, taunting the cable guy trying to shut it down.

England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Wig Master
Craig runs into his friend Ian on the street (pronounced Een), and offers him his Andover Shop discount.

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

England, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The English Patient
Danielle tells George that she is taking Neil to a clinic in England to cure his burned face.

Scotland, UNITED KINGDOM (map)
The Blood
George tries convincing Vivian that Elaine is being deported back to Scotland, with Vivian responding that she’s seen Elaine’s passport and knows she’s American.

Windsor Castle
Berkshire, England, UNITED KINGDOM
(map)
The Frogger
Mr. Peterman asks Lubeck whether Entemann’s has a castle at Windsor, but discovers they only have a display case at the end of the aisle.

South Korea

Korea

🇰🇷 REPUBLIC OF KOREA

Location: Asia
Languages: Korean
Population: 51,705,905 (2021)
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.

Pakistan

Pakistan

🇵🇰 ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF PAKISTAN

Location: Asia
Languages: English, Urdu
Population: 225,200,000 (2021)
Capital: Islamabad

FEATURED EPISODES

PAKISTAN (map)
The Café
Babu, owner of the Dream Café, is from Pakistan, and with his business failing, Jerry convinces him to change the menu to authentic Pakistani…which also fails miserably.

PAKISTAN (map)
The Visa
Jerry and Elaine inadvertently have Babu deported back to Pakistan, after misplacing his U.S. visa renewal papers. Babu is later seen back in Pakistan, vowing to save up every last rupee and get revenge on Jerry, as he is a “very bad man.”

PAKISTAN (map)
The Finale
Babu mentions he came to Massachusetts all the way from Pakistan for the gang’s trial, after they inadvertently had him deported in “The Visa.”

Argentina

Argentina

🇦🇷 ARGENTINE REPUBLIC

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

FEATURED EPISODES

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

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

The Merv Griffin Show

906 - Merv Griffin Show

The Merv Griffin Show (season 9, episode 6)

written by Bruce Eric Kaplan, directed by Andy Ackerman
original airdate: November 6, 1997

Kramer finds the set of “The Merv Griffin Show” in a dumpster and recreates the show in his apartment. Jerry’s girlfriend owns an unbelievable toy collection. George’s girlfriend forces him to care for a squirrel that he ran over with his car. Elaine mist contend with a sidler at the office.

FEATURED LOCATIONS

The Improv is not featured in this episode.

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

Monk’s Café
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.

Cort Theatre
138 W. 48th St., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 47-50th Streets – Rockefeller Center (B,D,F,M)
The original studio of “The Merv Griffin Show” from 1969-72. Deleted dialogue from the original script says this is where Kramer finds the dumpster with the discarded set that he rebuilds at his apartment.

Smithsonian Institution National Museum Of American History
National Mall, 1400 Constitution Ave. NW, WASHINGTON, D.C.
(map)
Kramer says that the Merv Griffin set belongs in the Smithsonian…to which Jerry says “or at least in the dumpster behind the Smithsonian.” Would likely be most suited for the American History Museum at the Smithsonian, which houses American historical and cultural icons (like the Puffy Shirt).

Celia’s apartment
New York, NEW YORK

Jerry fights the urge to play with his girlfriend’s vintage toy collection, eventually bringing George and Elaine into the fold to help distract and overload her with alcohol, until she loses consciousness.

J. Peterman
Elaine is stalked by Lou Filerman, a “sidler” with awful breath, at the office. Elaine tries easing his halitosis by giving him Tic Tacs, but nearly gets fired for it.

Kramer’s Apartment
Kramer converts his entire apartment into the set of the old “Merv Griffin Show,” after finding the discarded set pieces in a dumpster, proceeding to somehow turn his entire life into an ongoing talk show.

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

Downtown Veterinary Clinic (NOW CLOSED)
148 Ninth Ave., New York, NEW YORK
(map)
nearest subway: 23rd Street (C,E)
George and Miranda go to visit the squirrel George hit, even sending away for special “really tiny instruments” at a massive cost to save its life.

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

MICHIGAN (map)
George uses a videotape of his boyhood trip to Michigan to make Celia fall asleep so they can play with her toys. The tapes reveal George’s parents changing him…when he was 7 and a half years old.

HAITI (map)
Mr. Peterman says that the constant Tic Tacs rattling sound around his office reminds him of the Haitian voodoo rattle torture…and then asks Elaine if she’s “gone over to their side.”

George’s Apartment
George ends up taking the squirrel he hit with his car home with him, sleeping on the couch while the squirrel gets his bed.