Season 3

The Note The Truth The Pen The Dog The Library
The Parking Garage The Cafe The Tape The Nose Job The Stranded
The Alternate Side The Red Dot The Subway The Pez Dispenser The Suicide
The Fix-up The Boyfriend 1 & 2 The Limo The Good Samaritan The Letter
The Parking Space The Keys

#18 -- The Note

Original Air Date: 09/18/91

While discussing an insensitive remark he made to his masseuse, Jerry mentions that Roy, his dentist, might be willing to write a doctor's note which would allow massages to be covered by health insurance. Sensing an opportunity to get something for nothing, Elaine and George go to see Jerry's physical therapist. However, after unsuccessfully trying to avoid seeing a male masseuse, George senses he may have responded sexually to the massage and begins to wonder if he is gay. After confiding to Jerry the fears about his own sexual preference, George is assured that his response to the massage was of no importance. Though finally getting Roy to sign the questionable notes, Jerry and his friends cause a mix up that results in the dentist being investigated for insurance fraud. Meanwhile, no one believes Kramer's claim that he saw baseball great Joe DiMaggio in the local donut shop. After apologizing to Roy for the trouble they caused, Jerry and George learn they need to get the physical therapist to go along with a story to keep him out of trouble. However, when the masseuse refuses to see them because of Jerry's earlier remark, Roy ends up on probation for six months. Finally, Kramer is redeemed when his friends also spot Joe DiMaggio in their neighborhood donut store, while George's obsession with his sexual preference continues to be a distraction.

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#19 -- The Truth

Original Air Date: 09/25/91

Although he is being audited, Jerry is confident of prevailing with the help of Patrice, George's new girlfriend and a former IRS auditor. However, pressed to tell the truth about his feelings for her, George breaks up with Patrice after giving her all of Jerry's tax records. Meanwhile, Elaine is upset with Kramer's behavior while he is dating her roommate, Tina. When Jerry insists George retrieve the records, George goes to Patrice's apartment but discovers she has checked into a mental institution as a result of their breakup. After tracking her down, they find that she threw the papers out, leaving Jerry without any copies for his audit. Over Elaine's objections, Kramer surprises Tina with a new coffee table he made from a discarded car windshield. Needing to come up with records for his audit, Jerry is forced to call around town asking for receipts. Though given a chance to tell Kramer and Tina what she really thinks about their romance, Elaine cannot bring herself to tell them the truth. Finally, an accident with the table puts Tina in the hospital, while George reconsiders his decision about Patrice.

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#20 -- The Pen

Original Air Date: 10/02/91

Hoping they can do some scuba diving, Jerry takes Elaine to Florida where he is appearing at a banquet honoring his father's retirement as president of his condominium association. After admiring a pen belonging to Morty's friend Jack, Jerry receives it as a gift. Although Helen insists that the offer was made reluctantly and wants her son to return it, Morty insists on Jerry keeping the pen. When Elaine's back is injured after a hot and uncomfortable night on the sofa bed, she is unable to go diving. However, when he takes the trip alone, an accident leaves Jerry with two black eyes. Meanwhile, when the neighbors begin to gossip about the pen and Jerry agrees to return it, Morty argues with Jack and accuses him of taking a gift away from his son. At the banquet, Elaine is embarrassingly incoherent after taking muscle relaxers for her back, while Jerry is forced to wear sunglasses because of his eye injury. During his introduction of the guest of honor, Jack makes some unflattering remarks about Morty, causing them argue in front of the audience and forcing Jerry to try and regain control of the event. Finally, Elaine is unhappy after being told she will have to stay for another five days to allow her back to recover, while Morty learns he is being sued by Jack.

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#21 -- The Dog

Original Air Date: 10/09/91

When fellow passenger Gavin Palone takes ill on an airline flight and is hospitalized in Chicago, Jerry is left to care for his dog Farfel when the animal is sent along to New York. After three days Jerry is at his wits end with Farfel and swears that he will take him to the pound. With Jerry staying home with the dog, George and Elaine go to the movies and discover that being together without Jerry is very uncomfortable. Jerry desperately searches for Gavin but is unable to produce any clues as to his whereabouts. However, when Jerry decides to take Farfel to the pound, Elaine offers to stay with the dog so he and George can go to the movies together. Meanwhile, although encouraged by Jerry and Elaine to do it, Kramer has second thoughts about breaking up with his girlfriend Ellen. Gavin eventually claims Farfel but threatens to sue, claiming Jerry has somehow ruined his prized pet. After Kramer resolves to stay with Ellen, she decides to dump him. While Jerry is finally freed to go the movies with Elaine, she and George resolve their problem and agree to see each other without him around.

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#22 -- The Library

Original Air Date: 10/16/91

Notified that he is twenty years late in returning a library book, Jerry insists that he brought it back, claiming to remember every detail about that very day. At the library with Jerry as he pleads his case, Kramer courts a librarian named Marion, and George claims that a homeless man on the library steps is Mr. Heyman, the gym teacher who he had fired from his high school. Meanwhile, after getting some strange reactions from her co-workers, Elaine is worried that she may be losing her job. Returning to the Jerry's apartment, George recalls the incident in high school that led to Heyman losing his job. Warned by the library's investigator that he has seven days to return the overdue book, Jerry sets out to convince Lt. Bookman of his innocence. Jerry then tracks down the high school girlfriend he was with on the day he returned the book but, when her recollections are totally different than his, he finally remembers giving the overdue book to George. Marion's job is jeopardized when she and Kramer are discovered by Bookman during a late night visit to the library, while Elaine is sure that an upcoming appointment with her boss means that she is getting fired. After Jerry gives Bookman a check to cover the loss of the book, an embarrassing incident on the steps of the library convinces George that the homeless man is really Heyman. Finally, unknown to George and Jerry, Heyman has been holding the overdue book since losing his job twenty years ago.

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#23 -- The Parking Garage

Original Air Date: 10/30/91

After renting a car, Jerry and his friends spend a Saturday shopping at a New Jersey mall. Having bought only an air conditioner for Kramer and some goldfish for Elaine, they decide to head home so George can meet his parents to celebrate their fiftieth wedding anniversary. However, when they get to the parking garage, no one can remember where they parked the car. During their frustrating and fruitless search, George worries about being late meeting his parents, while Elaine frets over the safety of her fish. Meanwhile, when Jerry needs to use a bathroom, Kramer suggests he go behind one of the cars. Then, unknown to his friends, Jerry finally slips away to relieve himself in the lot and he is arrested by a security guard. Now worried over Jerry's whereabouts, George ducks behind a car to go the bathroom and is arrested, too. After each of them receives a summons for urinating in public, George and Jerry return to find Elaine, though losing Kramer and, finally, the goldfish. Although eventually stumbling upon their car and Kramer, they are too late for George to meet his parents.

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#24 -- The Cafe

Original Air Date: 11/06/91

Finding himself unable to say no, George agrees to take an I.Q. test for his girlfriend Monica. However, afraid that he won't measure up, when George discovers that Elaine has a very high I.Q., he convinces her to take the test for him. Meanwhile, when a new restaurant in the neighborhood, Babu Bhatt's Dream Cafe, fails to attract any customers, Jerry decides to help the owner. After George slips Elaine the test through Monica's window, Elaine takes it to the Dream Cafe, where a host of distractions cause her to do very poorly. When George gets the results back from Monica, Elaine suggests he get another copy of the test, and she will take it over for him. Concluding that he is serving too many types of food, Jerry suggests that Babu Bhatt change to an all Pakistani restaurant, while Kramer is pursued by the original owner of his favorite sport coat. When he is caught by Monica cheating a second time, George admits that Elaine has been taking the tests for him. When the new menu fails to bring in any customers, Babu Bhatt accuses Jerry of destroying his new business. Finally, Elaine learns she scored much higher on the second test, while Kramer loses the jacket after trying to hide it in Jerry's apartment.

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#25 -- The Tape

Original Air Date: 11/13/91

While listening to a tape recording of his new show, Jerry is surprised to find a very provocative message left for him by an unidentified woman. After playing it for George and Kramer, Jerry is encouraged to find the mystery woman. While George insists on trying a new baldness cure from China, Kramer is videotaping everything in sight with his new camera. When George accidentally tells Elaine about the message Jerry received, she confesses to having secretly left the message for Jerry. Intrigued by how sexy she can really be, George then becomes infatuated with Elaine. During a phone call to China in which a restaurant delivery boy translates his hair care order, George gets even more excited by Kramer's interview of Elaine pretending to be a pornographic film star. After calling the nightclub, Jerry is given a phone number for the woman he believes left the erotic message, but is surprised when she fails to respond to his advances. Admitting to Jerry that he is attracted to Elaine, George claims that it was her message on the tape recorder that prompted his response. Though Elaine finally owns up to her practical joke, she is soon made uncomfortable with all the amorous attention she suddenly gets from her friends.

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#26 -- The Nose Job

Original Air Date: 11/20/91

Though otherwise finding her beautiful, George is distracted by the size of his girlfriend Audrey's nose. After telling Jerry of the problem, George is shocked when Kramer tells Audrey that she needs a nose job. Meanwhile, Jerry is attracted to Isabel, a beautiful but dumb actress he met on an elevator, and Kramer asks Elaine to help him steal back his favorite jacket. George encourages Audrey to get a nose job but, after going ahead with the operation, her nose looks worse than ever. After arranging to have more surgery, Audrey suggests that they take a trip together, but George balks as he loses interest in their relationship. Unable to take anymore of Isabel's mindlessness, and even though the sex was the best he's ever had, Jerry begs Kramer to tear up her phone number so he cannot call her again. With Elaine posing as the daughter of the jacket's original, but imprisoned, owner, she and Kramer go to his apartment and convince the landlord to let them take the coat. When Isabel comes for another visit, Jeriy's intellect overcomes his sexual urges and he ends their relationship. Finally, although George reconsiders his decision after seeing Audrey's beautiful new nose, he is surprised when she leaves for a date with Kramer instead.

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#27 -- The Stranded

Original Air Date: 11/27/91

George gets short changed at the drug store and vows revenge. Jerry and Elaine go to a party on Long Island with George but get stuck there when George takes a women home. The party host stops by Jerry's apartment to kill some time but Jerry has to leave. George tries to steal and gets arrested. Jerry returns home to find that the host has had a call girl there and then Jerry gets arrested for solicitation.

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#28 -- The Alternate Side

Original Air Date: 12/04/91

After his car is stolen from in front of his apartment, Jerry calls the thief on his car phone and is told that the keys were left inside by Sid, a man in the neighborhood who is paid to keep everyone's cars legally parked on the street. Admitting to having been distracted by the filming of a Woody Allen movie on their block, Sid announces that he is taking a vacation and George offers to park the cars while he is away. Meanwhile, Kramer is hired as an extra in the movie, while Elaine is dating Owen, a sixty-six year old writer. When Owen embarrasses her in front of some friends, Elaine asks Jerry's help in breaking up with him. However, after Owen has a stroke and collapses in Jerry's apartment, a traffic jam caused by George's cars delays the paramedics. When the ambulance finally arrives, Jerry learns that his rental car was in an accident caused when George was distracted by Woody Allen. Although Elaine is uncertain about how to handle the situation, Jerry insists that she is obligated to see Owen through his recovery. Meanwhile, Sid returns to see the mess George has created with his business, and Jerry learns that his rental car insurance doesn't cover the accident because George was driving. Finally, Elaine breaks up with Owen and Kramer is fired from the movie, while an unemployed George is faced with the two thousand dollars in damage he did to Jerry's rental car.

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#29 -- The Red Dot

Original Air Date: 12/11/91

While visiting Elaine during her holiday office party, George and Jerry meet Dick, her co-worker and a recovering alcoholic who she is secretly dating. After claiming to have a job for George, Elaine takes him to meet her boss Mr. Lippman, while Jerry inadvertently gives Dick a glass containing vodka and causes him to resume his drinking. Meanwhile, George is hired as a reader and, as a thank you gift, he buys Elaine a beautiful cashmere sweater at a bargain price because of flaw -- a small red dot. Although Elaine is delighted with the sweater, Kramer points out the presence of the red dot. Having resumed his alcoholic ways at the party, Dick is fired for being drunk and, blaming Jerry, he tries to attack him during Jerry's night club act. While working late in the office, George gets drunk and has sex with Evie the cleaning woman. Elaine returns the gift to George after she tricks him into admitting that he got the sweater at a discount because of the dot. George then gives the sweater to Evie but when she discovers the red dot, she tells Lippman about her affair and George loses his job. Finally, Dick arrives at the office menacingly wielding a baseball bat, but is calmed by George's offer of the sweater...until he sees the red dot.

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#30 -- The Subway

Original Air Date: 01/08/92

Jerry tries to enlist someone to join him on a trip to Coney Island to retrieve his stolen car, but finds that George has a job interview, Elaine is off to be the best man at a lesbian wedding, and Kramer is due in court to pay his traffic fines. However, while taking the subway to his interview, George meets an attractive young woman who invites him back to her hotel room. Though unsure of just what to expect, George is surprised when Luanne handcuffs him to the bed and, finding only six dollars in his pants, steals his new suit and leaves him alone in the hotel room. After making the mistake of telling another passenger about the lesbian wedding, Elaine is delayed on her way to the wedding when the subway breaks down. Trapped in a dark and crowded subway car, a frustrated and angry Elaine realizes that she is going to miss the wedding altogether. Meanwhile, en route to Coney island, Jerry is surprised when he notices that a passenger sitting opposite is completely naked. Talking with Erwin about the upcoming baseball season, Jerry realizes that he enjoys the nude man's company and invites him to spend the afternoon at the amusement park. As he is headed for the courthouse, Kramer overhears a hot tip on a horse race and, taking the six hundred dollars he was going to use to pay his fines, heads for the track. Betting it all and winning big, Kramer is followed by a thief who attempts to take his winnings before being thwarted by an undercover subway cop posing as a blind musician. Finally, draped in only a towel, George returns to the coffee shop to find his friends and get the spare key to his apartment.

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#31 -- The Pez Dispenser

Original Air Date: 01/15/92

Although George is smitten with his new girlfriend Noel, he complains to Jerry about not having the upper hand in their relationship. Hoping that seeing him with his friends will give him an advantage, George asks Jerry and Elaine to Noel's piano recital later in the week. After giving Jerry a Pez dispenser he bought at a flea market, Kramer decides to create a new cologne that smells like the beach. While at the recital, Jerry places the Pez dispenser on Elaine's leg, causing her to break out laughing and distracting Noel during her performance. Depressed and humiliated by the laughter, Noel declines George's invitation to go out after the recital, convincing George that he is losing his new girlfriend. Meanwhile, told that her old friend Richie now has a serious drug problem, Elaine suggests his friends confront Richie and convince him to seek help. Advised by Kramer that he can gain the upper hand by breaking up with her first, George discovers Noel has no intention of leaving him and decides to give her another chance. However, when Elaine's laughter reveals her to be the one who ruined her recital, Noel criticizes George for not telling her the truth and leaves him. Though Richie initially resists his friend's intervention, after being hypnotized by Jerry's pez dispenser he finally checks into a rehabilitation clinic.

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#32 -- The Suicide

Original Air Date: 01/29/92

While talking in the hallway with his neighbor Gina, Jerry is snubbed by her jealous boyfriend Martin. Later that evening, Gina wakes Jerry to ask for his help after Martin tries to commit suicide during a jealous rage. With Martin in a coma, Gina asks the reluctant Jerry for a kiss right in her dying boyfriend's hospital room. Meanwhile, Elaine must fast for three days to prepare for an ulcer test, and a psychic warns George not to take a vacation in the Cayman Islands that he has planned. Learning of Martin's coma, Kramer insists on getting back the vacuum cleaner that he loaned him while, after spending the night with her, Jerry is spotted with Gina by Martin's friend Newman. At the hospital, Elaine hallucinates from hunger as she awaits her test, and Jerry worries about Newman's visit to the still comatose Martin. Concerned about taking the trip, George sells his ticket to Kramer even though the psychic never told him exactly what would happen if he went. After Jerry bribes Newman with some coffee cake to buy his silence, a starving Elaine grabs the cake and devours it, prompting the neighbor tell all to the just-waking Martin. Then, in a fit of jealousy Martin tries to strangle Jerry as Kramer pleads for him to return the vacuum cleaner. After taking George's trip, Kramer reports spending the entire time in the company of a group of beautiful and oftentimes nude fashion models. Finally, while Jerry is invited to a party being given by Martin and Gina, Elaine must begin her fast again because she missed taking the test.

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#33 -- The Fix-up

Original Air Date: 02/05/92

During dinner with Jerry, George laments that there are too few places to meet women while, at another restaurant, Cynthia complains to Elaine about the shortage of available men. While comparing notes about their friend's hopeless outlooks, Jerry and Elaine agree to set them up on a date. Although they are both reluctant at first, after an initial phone call, George and Cynthia agree to have dinner together. Meanwhile, when his friend gets a job in a condom factory, Kramer provides free samples to Jerry, George and Elaine. After returning home from their date, George confides in Jerry that he and Cynthia had sex on his kitchen floor. Meanwhile, Cynthia tells Elaine the story, too, while expressing serious reservations about George. When Cynthia refuses to return his calls and Jerry insists on calling her to complain, George asks him not to and the two friends end up in a fight that must be broken up by Kramer. Warned by Kramer not to use the condoms because they are defective, George confesses that it is too late and worries about the consequences. Meanwhile, after Cynthia tells her that she might be pregnant, Elaine and Jerry argue about the fix-up, forcing Kramer to break up another fight between friends. Learning that Cynthia might be pregnant, George rushes to pledge his support. After discovering that she is not going to have a baby, but taken with his commitment, Cynthia agrees to another date with George where she finally sees his grotesque eating habits.

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#34 and #35 -- The Boyfriend, Parts 1 and 2

Original Air Date: 02/12/92

Jerry is surprised when baseball star Keith Hernandez approaches him in the locker room of their gym, saying how much he enjoys his nightclub act and suggesting they get together for dinner. Needing an extension on his unemployment insurance, George lies to his caseworker, Mrs. Sokol, giving her Jerry's address and phone number and claiming he is a prospective employer. Meanwhile, as Jerry worries about coming on too strong with Keith, Kramer and his friend Newman recall an ugly spitting incident with the ballplayer after a game in 1987. After giving Elaine a ride downtown in their cab, Keith asks Jerry if he can call her for a date. Although he says it's alright, Jerry is surprised when he asks her out on the very same night he is supposed to see the ballplayer again. When Kramer accidentally upsets George's plan by answering Jerry's phone, George manages to get the extension after asking if he could date Mrs. Sokol's daughter, Carrie. Meanwhile, disturbed by Keith and Elaine kissing on their first date, Jerry agrees to help the ballplayer move to a new house, even though his friends say that he doesn't yet know him well enough. After their second date, Carrie tells George not to call again because he has no future while, on their second date, Elaine has doubts about Keith after learning that he smokes cigarettes. Desperate to get his extension, George bribes Mrs. Sokol by promising to deliver Keith to her office within an hour while, back at the apartment, Jerry confesses that he cannot help with the move. However, when Kramer and Newman hear Keith's version of the spitting incident, they agree to help him move, leaving George without any leverage with Mrs. Sokol.

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#36 -- The Limo

Original Air Date: 02/26/92

While on his way to pick up Jerry, George's car breaks down, leaving them stranded at the airport. When Jerry points out a limousine driver waiting for passenger O'Brien, who he knows is still in Chicago, George suggests that the two masquerade as Mr. O'Brien and his friend to get a ride into town. Told that the real O'Brien was in a hurry to get to Madison Square Garden, George then assumes he was on his way to a basketball game and invites Elaine and Kramer to come along. After calling their friends and arranging to meet on their way to the game, Jerry and George are surprised when their driver picks up two more passengers. Though worried they are about to be caught in their ruse, when they discover that Tim and Eva have never met O'Brien, Jerry and George continue their masquerade. However, before long, George learns that he is pretending to be the elusive leader of the neo-Nazi Aryan Alliance on his way to New York to give a controversial speech. With a group of angry protesters awaiting the arrival of O'Brien, Kramer learns about the speech which leads him to conclude that Jerry must secretly be the leader of the Nazi group. When they arrive to pick up their friends, Kramer accidentally blows their cover with Tim and Eva while also tipping off the angry crowd to their presence. Finally, after George and Jerry tell the truth to their angry escorts, the mob converges on the car as George tries desperately to convince them that he is not O'Brien.

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#37 -- The Good Samaritan

Original Air Date: 03/04/92

When Jerry witnesses a beautiful hit and run driver, Angela, damage a parked car, he follows her but loses his nerve to make an issue of the accident and they end up on a date instead. After arranging to go out with Angela again, Jerry tells Elaine that the driver was a man who he intimidated with a display of karate. With Jerry busy on Friday, Elaine asks George to join her for dinner with a friend from the office and her husband. However, when Robin sneezes during the meal and George responds with a polite "God bless you", her husband Michael takes offense at the display of good manners. Elaine complains about the fallout from his polite comment to Robin and she tells George that Robin wants him to call her. While assuming Robin wants to apologize for Michael's behavior, when George is invited to meet on Wednesday afternoon, Elaine insists Robin intends on having an affair. In the meantime, Jerry learns that the damaged car belongs to an attractive neighbor. Jerry decides something must be done and tells Becky that he will see the hit and run driver accepts responsibility for the accident. As George and Robin are in bed together, Michael calls Elaine looking for his wife. However, when Elaine claims she hasn't seen her, Michael concludes Robin is having an affair and threatens to go after George. Meanwhile, when Jerry confesses to Angela that he saw the accident, she threatens to hurt him if he breathes a word of her involvement. Claiming he will be reimbursed, Jerry offers to pay for the damage to Becky's car, but Becky accuses him of being the hit and run driver after he asks her for a date. Finally, to escape Michael's threats, George joins Jerry on a three week out of town trip, while Kramer uses the accident as an excuse to talk to her and ends up dating Becky.

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#38 -- The Letter

Original Air Date: 03/25/92

On their way to meet Jerry's new girlfriend, Nina, George complains that he is uncomfortable with Nina being an artist. Though Jerry insists he has nothing to worry about, when they arrive at the studio where she is working on a portrait of Kramer, George is intimidated into buying one of Nina's paintings. Though Jerry has to decline her invitation, George and Kramer eagerly accept Nina's offer of tickets to a baseball game she got from her father, the New York Yankee's accountant. While at the game with her friends, Elaine is surprised when Nina's father, Leonard, drops by to say hello and asks her to remove the baseball cap of a competitor she is wearing because it might offend the team's owner. When she insists on keeping it, Leonard has Elaine escorted out of the stadium just as Kramer is hit in the head with a foul ball. Surprised to find her picture in the newspaper, Elaine worries that her boss will see it after she told him she was visiting her sick father in Baltimore. As a pair of art patrons debate the inner meaning of her portrait of Kramer, Nina argues with Jerry about their relationship and he suggests they stop seeing each other. After receiving a letter in which Nina asserts that she intends on fighting to save their relationship, Jerry discovers it was taken from an old movie and he accuses his girlfriend of plagiarism. Although Jerry claims George owes $500 for the painting he purchased from Nina, George insists that he doesn't even like it and refuses to pay, but cannot convince Nina to take it back. When Elaine's boss gets baseball tickets from Nina's father, he asks Elaine to join him and, having heard of a fan who was asked to leave the stadium because of a cap, he insists she wear an Orioles hat so that he can have a little fun with Leonard. Finally, Jerry tells Nina that he knows about the source of her letter, while Elaine creates another scene at the ball park as Kramer is dining with the couple who bought his portrait.

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#39 -- The Parking Space

Original Air Date: 04/22/92

Upset when Elaine and George borrow Jerry's car and go to a flea market without him, Kramer concludes his friends don't really like him anymore. After Jerry tells Kramer that he has invited his friend Mike to watch a fight on television, Kramer takes Jerry into his confidence and reveals that Mike thinks he is a phony. Meanwhile, distracted when Elaine uses the rear view mirror, George runs over a large pothole and damages Jerry's car. Though Elaine asks George to put the car in a nearby garage, he insists it is against his nature to pay for parking and continues to scour the neighborhood for a spot. But, when he finds the perfect space right in front of Jerry's door, George argues with another driver who tries pulling in at the same time. Discovering that George is arguing with Mike over the parking space, Jerry and his friends join a group of bystanders that has gathered in front of the apartment. To cover for their accident, Elaine tells Jerry that his car was damaged when George took evasive action to escape a group of wild teenagers. However, when Jerry casts doubt on the excuse, a flustered George blames Elaine for the accident. When Elaine suggests that George give in and find another space, he accuses her of being a traitor. Finally, with everyone arguing, two passing cops each take sides in the dispute, leaving George and Mike holding out late into the night.

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#40 -- The Keys

Original Air Date: 05/06/92

After finding Kramer repeatedly using his apartment, Jerry demands that his neighbor return his set of spare keys. Though apologizing for having misused them, Kramer later asks Jerry to return his own set of keys as well. Then, asked to keep a set of Kramer's keys, George agrees, but only after getting his own keys back from Elaine to make the trade. Declaring that New York is a dead city, Kramer announces he is going to California to find work as an actor. However, forced to abandon his broken down car and hitchhike, Kramer is picked up by a suicidal motorcyclist, a group of nomadic hippies, and a lusty female truck driver. Meanwhile, George is upset when Elaine asks him to return her keys so that she may give them to Jerry. When he is locked out of his own apartment, Jerry asks George for help in retrieving his spare set of keys from Elaine's. Although George initially resists, he finally lets him in, where they come across a script Elaine is writing for the popular television comedy, Murphy Brown. However, when she catches the pair reading her work, Elaine is outraged and, after giving Jerry his keys, demands that George return hers since he can't be trusted. Finally, as Jerry is instructing Elaine on the finer points of writing comedy, they suddenly notice Kramer in an episode of Murphy Brown.

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