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 Posted:   Jan 29, 2022 - 10:59 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

There are some old shows I haven't seen episodes of in fifteen to twenty years and there were favorites once upon a time, so I begin my first thread in a series of future threads, with "Seinfeld".

I'll be using a ten-star rating system to indicate how good I think the episode is. One -star obviously being bad and ten stars being the best.



SEASON 1:

Many episodes I have not seen in over twenty years!



"The Seinfeld Chronicles" (what the show was originally going to be called)
This is the pilot that was initially passed on, but one NBC executive had faith in it.
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-seinfeld-chronicles.html

There is no "Elaine" character in the original pilot. The waitress in the diner was originally going to be a regular character.

The Seinfeld character is there; it's almost at 100%. The George character is there and also nearly at 100%. The only one that is a little shaky is Kramer, is not fully at where he is after the pilot -- maybe at 85%.

NOTES: Jerry says to Kramer that he hasn't been out of the building in ten years, which Kramer agrees with and has a look on his face like it's true. Any future Kramer prequel series now knows it will be cheaper to make: he never leaves the building. And Jerry calls him "Kessler", not "Kramer".

Kessler/Kramer has a dog. No name given. I don't recall ever seeing him have a dog in the series, so I suspect it vanishes as quickly as it appeared. Sudden pet is sudden.

This loads features the rejected score composed by Jep Epstein. The old DVD release of the series accidentally included Jep's rejected score, which was replaced in TV airings by series composer Jonathan Wolff:
http://rejectedfilmscores.125mb.com/list.html

(by the way, the same thing happened with an episode of "Remington Steele")

By the way, the TVSins sin video (yes, a spin-off channel of CinemaSins) covered the pilot: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rh_ySU53Vt4

RATING: ******

George: "You're gonna over-dry it."
Seinfeld: "Y-you can't over-dry it."
George: "Why not?"
Seinfeld: "Same reason you can't over wet. See, once something is wet, it's wet. Same thing with death. Like once you die, you're dead, right? Let's say you drop dead and I shoot you; you're not gonna die again, you're already dead. You can't over die, you can't over dry."
George: "Any questions?" looks around at other laundry mat patrons who are looking at them.

Kramer: Pulls bread out of his pockets, "You got any meat?"

Seinfeld: "Men are not subtle -- we are obvious."




"The Stake Out"
seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-stake-out.html

NOTES: Porn -- even back then in the early 1990's -- was not kept out in the open with other VHS tape rentals. And I'd note it was right next to the "ACTION" section...

In this first episode Elaine is in, she mentions they used to be a couple.

George mentions to Jerry he was "showing a condo" on another street, indicating George is in rental real estate.

The fictional "Art Vandelay"/importer/exporter is introduced.

Number of Girls Jerry Has Met and Crashed and Burned With: 2.

RATING: ******
(pretty much on par with the pilot -- nothing remarkable, just enjoyable)

Seinfeld (voice over): "Can I turn now … is this over?"

Seinfeld: "So, ah, do you date immature men?"
Vanessa: "Almost exclusively."

 
 Posted:   Feb 5, 2022 - 11:01 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

Finishing SEASON 1:



"The Robbery"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-robbery.html

Pretty standard episode. Maybe the show will fare better in my old memories than actually watching it again.

Okay, so yes, George is in real estate.

Question: Is that source music for the lady who got Jerry's apartment, on the score soundtrack which was released a few months ago? I don't want to check. Yes, laziness, but also I got other things I want to do.

(Note to Me: 10:53/gif)

RATING: ******

Jerry: "I like that."

Out-of-context quote...
Elaine: "Well, one of you better damn well take it."



"Male Unbonding"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/male-unbonding.html

Kramer Scheme: Kramerica Industries. Kramer wants to start a pizza pie chain. In the previous episode Jerry said he doesn't allow soft cheeses in his fridge, so he apparently doesn't like soft cheeses for some reason. A Kramerica pizza pie chain might make them enemies depending on the cheese choice.

You know, I got to say, I'm on the side of Jerry's friend, when they went out to eat. I don't feel he was unreasonable. He had poor delivery and was kind of rude, but aside from that and having so much on his mind he didn't hear Jerry, really, what was the problem? Isn't it unreasonable to wait ten minutes in a small diner and not get served? Isn't it annoying as piss when somebody passes off what they think, as fact? Etc. I'm not talking about his emotional problems.

NOTE: In the episode George briefly mentions he got scared about the Knicks not having Patrick Ewing. In real life -- according to information online (I don't give one fuck about sports, I had to look it up) -- Ewing did end up no longer being with the Knicks ten years later.

14:40 in: Kramer' description of making a pizza, is almost spot on with what you'd do with a sexy girl.

16:50 in: That's exactly the kind of things some women do.

RATING: *******
(borderline eight-star episode; this is the truly first good episode of the series)

Jerry: "Should I suffer the rest of my like because I like to play ping pong? I was ten! I would have been friends with Stalin if he had a ping pong table!" (NOTE: You can see the actor who plays George, holding his head down and trying not to burst out laughing)

George: "She calls me up at the office--"
Jerry: "Yeah"
George: "--and says 'We have to talk'."
Jerry: "Ow -- the four worst words in the English language."
George: "That or: 'Who's bra is this?'."
Jerry: "That is worse."

George: "Great -- the relationship's over, but the egg salad is on it's way. So now I have a decision: Do I walk or do I eat?"
Jerry: "Um. You ate."

Jerry: "Someone says 'Get out of my life' and that doesn't affect your appetite."
George: "Have you ever had their egg salad?"
Jerry: "It is unbelievable."

George: "I knew a guy who took a vacation on his change."
Jerry: "OH yeah, where did he go -- an arcade?"

Kramer: "One day, you'll beg me to make your own pie."

Jerry: "I need some kind of excuse rolodex."

Out-of-context quote...
Jerry: "I need it."



"The Stock Tip"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-stock-tip.html

The opening: That's exactly the kind of conversation uber nerds have online!

NOTES: Elaine is allergic to cats. She also won't eat tuna because dolphins are dying in nets (noting this incase she eats tuna later in the series). Evidentially Elaine has never seen the first Superman movie.
George says he has a friend named "Simon"; I only mention this because I think we'll not only never see Simon, but he'll never be referenced again. Sudden friend will disappear just as suddenly.

RATING: ******* (but it was a borderline seven stars)

"No puffs, just flakes."

Jerry: "There's one thing I don't understand: Why does it please you?"

Elaine: "What do you think a hit man would charge to rub out a couple of cats?" (says a who just earlier in the episode was worried about dolphins)

Out-of-context quote...
Kramer: "Jerry, come here and take a look at this."




And that's all of the short season one. The final two episodes are the best. It seems obvious to me Seinfeld and the writers sat down and talked about the show and characters and wanted it to snap and come together way more, and they succeeded. If all the season had been like the first two or three episodes, I'm not sure the series would have survived.

 
 Posted:   Feb 5, 2022 - 2:18 PM   
 By:   Solium   (Member)

Huge Seinfeld fan. Probably watched it non-stop in syndication for over a decade. I haven't watched the show in a very long time though.

I didn't discover the series until it hit syndication and I'm glad I did, because I thought the first season was dry as sawdust. I don't know what season I started watching but it was a few years into its run.

I remember Kramer having a dog but I don't remember him having a different name. I also remember there was no Elaine in the pilot episode.

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 5, 2022 - 3:16 PM   
 By:   Bob DiMucci   (Member)

Just a suggestion: you should rate the episodes as "7 stars" rather than "*******". We'll go nuts trying to count the tiny stars for each rating. I have a 21-inch monitor, and I have to put my nose right up to the screen.

 
 Posted:   Feb 12, 2022 - 10:48 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

SEASON 2:




"The Ex-Girlfriend"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-ex-girlfriend.html

Standard episode. Aside from George's opening dialogue about breaking up, there rest was unremarkable.

RATING: ******
BOB'S TINY-SCREEN RATING SYSTEM: Six stars.

George: "I think you absolutely have to say something to this guy. Confront him."
Elaine: "Really?"
George: "Yes."
Elaine: "Would you do that?"
George: "If I was a different person."

George: "It's over. I told her in the kitchen. Which is risky because it's near all the knives."

George: "Touch that, feel that, seventy-five bucks!"



"The Pony Remark"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-pony-remark.html

Another standard episode, side from Jerry's pony exchange early on.

Okay, so:
Jerry may have killed a woman with a pony remark.
George may have killed his fiancé. (though that's sort of cancelled out by accidentally saving a life)
So, I'll have to continue with the series to find out if Kramer and Elaine are also have victims.

RATING: ******
BOB'S TINY-SCREEN RATING SYSTEM: Six stars.

Seinfeld: "Who leaves a country packed with ponies to come to a non-pony country?"

Seinfeld: "Well of course it could be done! Anything could be done! But it only is done if it's done!"



"The Busboy"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-busboy.html

Another standard episode, though the whole busboy thing almost elevated it up.

George knows where all the best bathrooms are in the city.

(Note to Me: 16:32/gif)

RATING: ******
BOB'S TINY-SCREEN RATING SYSTEM: Six stars.

Seinfeld: "He'll probably kill his family over this."

Elaine: "He's a wonderful guy but I hate his guts."

 
 Posted:   Feb 19, 2022 - 8:54 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

Continuing SEASON 2:




"The Baby Shower"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-baby-shower.html

I agree with Elaine on the Kennedy's.

An inevitable "Seinfeld" reboot (despite what Jerry says) or a George spin-off, should have George still trying to get revenge on the lady who got food on his red shirt. Only now she not only does it a third time, but her son or daughter that she is pregnant with in this episode, does it, too.

NOTES: Elaine has an un-named female roommate. I mention this because I'm guessing she'll never be brought back up again or seen.

RATING: ******

Kramer: "Look, man, it's the '90's, it's Hammer Time!"



"The Jacket"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-jacket.html

We see Elaine's dad for the first time.

RATING: ****** (borderline seven-star episode)

(Note to Me: 11:41/gif)

Mr. Bennett: "Quiet down, chorus boy."



"The Chinese Restaurant"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-chinese-restaurant.html

This is more like it. Probably the best episode since the season one final episode.

NOTES: Elaine hates health cookies.
Remember: It was just a few episodes ago where George was commenting to Elaine and Jerry while in the diner that he couldn't envision the circumstance where he'd ever have sex again.

RATING: ******* (border line seven-star episode)

Elaine: "I feel like just walking over there and taking food off somebody's plate."
Seinfeld: "I'll tell you what: There's fifty bucks in it for ya if you do it."

George: "For fifty bucks? I'll put my face in their soup and blow."

 
 Posted:   Feb 26, 2022 - 8:51 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

Continuing SEASON 2:




"The Phone Message"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-phone-message.html

George's horrible ability to communicate with women and understand subtlety combined with his neuroticism just makes for a hilarious episode. And somehow he isn't single by the end of it.

RATING: ******* (borderline eight-star episode)

George: "I can't stand doing laundry, that's why I have forty pairs of underwear."

Jerry: "No, I had to tell my friends; my friends didn't have to tell you."



"The Apartment"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-apartment.html

RATING: ******

Jerry: "You may think you're an idiot, but with all due respect -- I'm a much bigger idiot than you."

Jerry: "People don't turn down money; it's what separates us from the animals."



"The Deal"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-deal.html

Watching an episode like this reminds you how just how well thought out the characteristics of the characters are; they all have their up sides, they all have their downsides. They sometimes know the right thing, but other times get it totally wrong.

We get to see Elaine's apartment. By the decorations, I think this is the place of the old lady who died the prior episode, so nice continuity.

RATING: ******** (perhaps a borderline nine-star episode)

George: "No details?"
Jerry: "I'm not in the mood."
George: "You ask me here 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 ight now. I don't have a job, I have no place to go, you're not n the mood? Well, you get in the mood!"

 
 
 Posted:   Feb 26, 2022 - 10:44 AM   
 By:   Howard L   (Member)

Oh Justin yer timing is as bad as the nitwit who emailed me this the other day (OK I laughed despite myself)--

 
 Posted:   Mar 5, 2022 - 9:20 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

Finishing SEASON 2:




"The Statue"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-statue.html

This is what a classic episode of the series should be.

RATING: ******* (maybe I should have given it eight stars)

Jerry: "Why don't you just settle it like mature adults?"
Kramer: "Potato Man."
George: "No, no -- no Potato Man … Inky Dink."

Kramer: "Hey, I look like Joe Friday in 'Dragnet'; dum de dum dum."

Kramer: "Just make love to that wall, pervert!"



"The Heart Attack"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-heart-attack.html

Unremarkable episode. It had it's moments, of course.

RATING: ******

George: "Jerk off!"



"The Revenge"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-revenge.html

First episode to feature Newman. He's referenced, but not seen: he's depressed, has no job, threatens to commit suicide by jumping off the roof, but jumps off the second story. We do hear his voice and it's not the same actor (Wayne Knight). While nobody gets credit in the episode, a quick search online shows Larry David did the voice. This episode is the original broadcast version, as in the syndication version, after Knight was hired, he dubbed the lines over.

George says this is the first time he's ever gotten back at somebody in his life.

RATING: ******

 
 Posted:   Mar 12, 2022 - 8:36 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

SEASON 3:




"The Note"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-note.html

Another example of a classic episode of the series. Just that opening dialogue from Jerry while getting a massage is classic.

The score to this episode is a little annoying because it has these cheesy vocals in it which just don't go.

RATING: ********

George: "What if it felt good?"
Elaine: "It's supposed to feel good."
George: "I don't want it to feel good."

George: "I think it moved."



"The Truth"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-truth.html

The score soundtrack released mid last year, does not contain Kramer's African tribal music:
https://www.soundtrack.net/album/seinfeld/

Notes: Jerry has a cousin named Douglas who was in a mental institution.

RATING: *******

Kramer: "Okay, I'll tell you what -- if it'll make you feel any better, you can see me naked."

George: "I've driven women to lesbianism before, but never to a mental institution."



"The Pen"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-pen.html

Funny, but pretty standard and not remarkable episode.

RATING: *******

 
 Posted:   Mar 12, 2022 - 8:39 AM   
 By:   Viscount Bark   (Member)

"The Pen"


Funny, but pretty standard and not remarkable episode.


But it's the first with Jack Klompas! wink

 
 Posted:   Mar 19, 2022 - 8:45 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

Continuing SEASON 3:




"The Dog"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-dog.html

Jerry's hate for the dog really made this episode enjoyable for myself. As somebody who can't stand most dogs, and think little yippie yappy dogs should be target practice or at least set into giant pumpkin chuckers and chucked far away, or nuked (it's the only way to be sure), I was able to enjoy this more than probably a dog person would.

Trivia: Elaine has been living there since about 1986.

RATING: ********

"You have any pets?"
Jerry: "Ah, just me next-door neighbor."

George: "I have nothing to say to anybody. I'm so uninteresting. I think I'm out of conversation."
Jerry: "So why are you calling me six times a day?"



"The Library"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-note.html

I think Kramer and the librarian go together. And he lost his girl from the prior episode, so there must be a good amount of in-'verse time between the two.

RATING: *******.5

Kramer: About the blonde librarian working a few small feet away, "Look at her -- she's just a lonely woman looking for companionship. Spinster. Maybe a virgin. Maybe she got hurt a long time ago; she's a school girl, maybe there was a boy -- it didn't work out. Now she needs a little tenderness. She needs a little understanding. Needs a little Kramer."
Jerry: "Eventually a little shot of penicillin."
(all the librarians behind the Reference Desk of my local library, are married; no spinsters)

George: ""
Jerry: ""
George: ""
Jerry: ""
George: ""



"The Parking Garage"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-parking-garage.html

This is anther example of a classic episode. The only thing that was missing is finding out Kramer was right and she was a man.

RATING: ********.5

Jerry: "There's too much urinary freedom in this society; I'm proud to hold it in -- builds character!"

George: "I can't carry a pen -- I'm afraid I'll puncture my scrotum!"

 
 Posted:   Mar 26, 2022 - 9:46 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

Continuing SEASON 3:

I think I might end up re-vising my ratings and bring up every episode with seven or more stars, up one star, because so far (including this batch, I haven't gone beyond 8.5 stars, and I just don't think how much better episodes would have to get to get ten full stars. I think we're pretty much at the top now.



"The Café"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-cafe.html

It doesn't pop from scene to scene, but I'd say it's one of the series' best episodes.

Notes: George's S.A.T. I.Q. score is so low he says he'll take it to the grave. Elaine says hers is 145.

RATING: ********

Jerry: "Go ahead -- you're taking the I.Q. test."
George: "Yeah, and she's gonna find out I'm a moron. You know, people think I'm smart, but I'm not smart."
Jerry: "Who thinks you're smart?"

"You bad man! Very very bad man!"



"The Tape"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-tape.html

This is where George's crush/fantasy/whatever about Elaine began.

(Note to Me: 15:50/gif, 16:30/gif)

RATING: ********

Jerry: "Elaine, have you ever gone out with a bald man?"
Elaine: "No."
Jerry: "You know what that makes you? A baldist."



"The Nose Job"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-nose-job.html

I like the writer's didn't string out the George/nose situation and just had it jump-started by Kramer blurting out a comment.

George is now unemployed.
I'm surprised one of these episode subplots is still being mentioned in another episode. I also wonder what happened with the librarian.
In an inevitable Seinfeld-less continuation or spin-off, Kramer should still be on the hunt for the jacket.

Kramer's mom: a nasty fat drunk (Colt 45 ) named Babes. Kramer's dad: Albert.

RATING: ********.5

George: "I'm going straight to Hell. No two ways about it."

 
 Posted:   Apr 2, 2022 - 9:20 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

Continuing SEASON 3:




"The Stranded"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-stranded.html

It has its moments but overall this feels more like a filler episode.

Notes: George tells Jerry the girl is in his office, so he's worried about what may happen, yet it was the previous episode where George said he was unemployed. Perhaps the two episodes were aired out-of-order, especially since in the next episode George is back to being un-employed; a "transitional phase" as he puts it.

RATING: *******

Jerry: "Can I still buy this or is it evidence now?"




"The Alternate Side"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-cafe.html

Classic episode. Surely one of the series' best. The whole exchange between Jerry and the car thief is priceless.

Notes: Elaine boinked a 66 year old man..

Trivia: Woody Allen did film a some of a movie he directed, in New York. "Shadows and Fog" was released in 1992, indicating it was probably filmed in late 1991 when this episode was being made. Shot in New York, NY to some degree according to IMDb (some also in Kansas). Michael Richards was not an actor is it or any other Woody Allen film that I can see (Based on his resume).

RATING: **********

Jerry: "Can I ask you a question?"
Car Thief: "Sure."
Jerry: "Did you steal my car?"
Car Thief: "Yes I did."



"The Red Dot"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-red-dot.html

One episode later and Elaine has found another old guy to date.

Notes: George now has a job in the same office as Elaine. But it doesn't last until the end of the episode.
It was just a season ago where George said he could never envision a scenario where he'd ever have sex again ,and then did a few episodes later. Well, we now know what the scenario would be: a cleaning lady after hours.

This is the first episode to incorporate the plot into Jerry's stand-up comedy cut-aways.

RATING: *********.5

Jerry: "I didn't tell her, you stupid idiot, she tricked you!"

George: "Was that wrong? Should I have not done that?"

Elaine: "Hey, Jerry, when do you consider sex is taking place?"
Jerry: "I would say, ah, when the nipple makes its first appearance."

 
 Posted:   Apr 2, 2022 - 12:45 PM   
 By:   Viscount Bark   (Member)

Continuing SEASON 3:

"The Stranded"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-stranded.html

It has its moments but overall this feels more like a filler episode.

Notes: George tells Jerry the girl is in his office, so he's worried about what may happen, yet it was the previous episode where George said he was unemployed. Perhaps the two episodes were aired out-of-order, especially since in the next episode George is back to being un-employed; a "transitional phase" as he puts it.


Indeed. This was actually filmed for Season 2, but held back.

 
 Posted:   Apr 9, 2022 - 9:57 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

Continuing SEASON 3:




"The Subway"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-subway.html

Classic episode. Just about everything is right with this episode. And some delight subversions of expectations.
To think: All George had to do is just be honest and not fall into the groove of instantaneous unnecessary lying.

Trivia: Jerry's stolen car is found. Wow, they actually continued with that.

RATING: **********

George: "I always get the feeling when lesbians are looking at me they are thinking: THAT's why I'm not a heterosexual."

Elaine: "No, no -- you don't understand! I'm not a lesbian! I hate men but I'm not a lesbian!"

Fat Naked Subway Guy: "You got something against a naked body?"
Jerry: "I got something against yours."



"The Pez Dispenser"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-pez-dispenser.html

Close, but not quite a full classic.

So it turns out Kramer has a victim, too. I said in the comments of "The Pony Remark" he and Elaine were the only ones it left to be seen about. Jerry tells the story about how Kramer suggested dumping a bucket of water of a 60-somethig year-old man ("Marty Benson") during the winter, which caused him to get pneumonia and die.

RATING: *********

Kramer: "Smell my arm."

Jerry: "Stop smelling your arms!"

George: "I got so much hand I'm coming out of my gloves."

George: "You can't break up with me -- I've got hand!"
"And you're gonna need it."



"The Suicide"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-cafe.html

Another near classic episode.

Notes: Newman is referenced; he's good friends with the coma guy. "Big mouth" Newman as Jerry calls him. This also marks the FIRST episode Newman is actually seen in. Yes -- half way into season three. You just sort of think he's been there longer, but nope.
Kramer mentions Newman has a house, not an apartment.

RATING: *********

Jerry: "Let me ask you a question: If you named your kid Rasputin, do you think that would have a negative effect on his life?"
(Point of Interest: Years ago a lady caused a stir when she named her kids Adolph and Hitler. Then a New Jersey couple named their kids "Adolph Hitler" and "Aryan Nation"; they later lost custody of their kids. And yes, I went three pages on Google and one page on DuckDuckGo and didn't find a mother naming her kid Rasputin. So, "Rasputin" out, "Hitler" in when naming your baby. Rasputin is name too far!)

Jerry: "I don't get you; who goes on a vacation without a job? What -- do you need a break from getting up at eleven?" (to George)

Jerry: "I'm a man who respects a good coma."

Newman: "I don't care much for the beach; I freckle."

 
 Posted:   Apr 16, 2022 - 8:54 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

Continuing SEASON 3:




"The Fix-Up"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-fix-up.html

Another borderline classic. episode.

Notes: George gets laid again.

RATING: *********

Jerry: "Are my nostrils getting bigger?"

George: "I don't want hope; hope is killing me. My dream is to become hopeless. When you become hopeless, you don't care; and when you don't care, that indifference makes you attractive."
Jerry: "So hopelessness is the key."
George: "It's my only hope."

Elaine: "You know what your problem is? Your standards are too high.
Jerry: "I went out with you."



"The Boyfriend (Part 1)"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-boyfriend-aka-new-friend.html

Some classic scenes, but over all not a classic episode..

Notes: Newman's second appearance.


RATING: ********

Jerry: "That is one magic loogie."



"The Boyfriend (Part 2)"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-boyfriend-aka-new-friend.html (both episodes are on the same page)

Man, George is such a horrible person.

Notes: George wants to sleep with super tall women.

RATING: *********

Elaine: "Who does this guy think he is?"
Keith: "I'm Keith Hernandez."



"The Limo"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-limo.html

Another episode show casing how is George could just tell the truth, he wouldn't get himself into these situations.

RATING: *********

George: "Hello, ma? Guess where I am -- in the back of a limo. No, nobody died."

George: "So you jump and roll -- we won't get hurt."
Jerry: "Who are you -- Mannix?"

Jerry: "She' a Nazi, George, a Nazi!"
George: "I know, I know. Kind of a cute Nazi though."

 
 Posted:   Apr 16, 2022 - 9:44 AM   
 By:   Viscount Bark   (Member)

Elaine: "You know what your problem is? Your standards are too high.
Jerry: "I went out with you."


Followed by Elaine's comeback: "Oh yeah. I forgot."

 
 Posted:   Apr 16, 2022 - 10:06 AM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

Not quite -- she said (this is not verbatim): "Yeah, that's because my standards were too low."

 
 Posted:   Apr 22, 2022 - 12:47 PM   
 By:   Justin Boggan   (Member)

Finishing SEASON 3:

For Bob's tiny eyes, I am breaking up the asterix character so you can count them more easily.

Since I may not be online tomorrow, I am posting today.



"The Good Samaritan"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-good-samaritan.html

The Continuing Saga of: Kramer the Ladies' Man.

Fairly standard episode.

RATING: *** *** **

Jerry: "Give me that wave!"

Elaine: "He said he was gonna ... sow your ass to your face."



"The Letter"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-letter.html

Another fairly standard episode.

Notes: Kramer gets head injuries two episodes in a row.

RATING: *** *** **



"The Parking Space"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-parking-space.html

I think Jerry's comedy that opens the episode, is actually funny -- rarely happens.

Notes: Newman takes George's side.

RATING: *** *** **.5

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Kramer: "What -- they don't like me?"
Jerry: "I don't like ya!"



"The Keys"
http://seinfeld-episodess.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-parking-space.html

First "Hello, Newman..." in the series.

Notes: Kramer is forced to knock in this episode. But I have to wonder why Kramer has keys at all -- Jerry's door is always unlocked and Kramer just barges in all the time.
The continuity in this episode is notable: Kramer references the fake Woody Allen movie he was in, Kramer's mom is a drunk, and Elaine is till living in the old' woman's apartment.
Elaine is writing a script for "Murphy Brown".

Jerry's two-art conversation to George about the keys is like an updated take of the battle of wits from "The Princess Bride".

Trivia: In real life, actor Michael Richards was not on any episode of "Murphy Brown" -- the scene was filmed for this episode of "Seinfeld". And Julia Louis-Dreyfus didn't write on any episode (in fact, her only writing credit is for additional material on an episode pf "Dr. Katz" she was in).

RATING: *** *** **

Kramer: "Do you have any conceivable reason for getting up in the morning?"
George: "I like to get the daily news."

Kramer: "Up here, I'm already gone."

 
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