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Stan The Caddy

PostPosted: September 18, 2003 9:31 PM 

gs: David James Elliott (Carl) Jessica Hecht (Marie) Reni Santoni (Poppie) David James Elliott (Carl) Robert Hooks (Joe Temple) Denise Dowse (Mother) Patton Oswalt (Clerk) Diana Theodore (Remy) Mari Weiss (Woman #1) Tamar Cooper (Woman #2) Beverly C. Brown (Woman #3) Jeris Lee Poindexter (Man)

Elaine begins to date the guy who delivers Jerry's new couch. Kramer plans to start the pizza business he thought of back in "Male Unbonding" with Poppie. George joins a book club, but tries to rent the movie so he can bluff his way through the meeting. Jerry and Elaine's discussion of the abortion issue causes trouble for Poppie, Elaine's relationship & Jerry's new couch. George spends the evening with the family that has rented the film.

b: 27-Oct-94 pc: 605 w: Larry David d: Andy Ackerman

NOTE: Viewer Shawn Barat notes that the company that moves the couch is the same company whose phone number Elaine uses to avoid receiving a phone call from the Denim Vest Guy in "The Strike".

Carl Wheaton

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PostPosted: February 6, 2004 7:34 PM 

Jerry and Elaines dinner is a catastrophe because of the whole abortion issue. Elains is pro-choice and Poppie is pro-life. Later on in the episode Kramer and Poppie get into a debate about pizza toppings. Kramer claims it is not a pizza pie until it comes out of the oven, however, Poppie claims it is a pizza as soon as you put your fist into the dough. This is a perfect metaphor about abortion (A child is not a child until it is born/A child is a child the moment it is conceived).

J. Chiles

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PostPosted: February 6, 2004 7:51 PM 

I would imagine that the metaphor is lost on all but the most observant, Carl.

Poppie is a funny.

The duck, it is a so a succulent, so a succulent.


The duck, It is a even more a succulent than I had a dared to hope!


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PostPosted: June 20, 2004 7:53 PM 

it wasnt poppie in the episode i coulda swore it was beakfast at tiffanys Smile

Cup A Joe

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PostPosted: January 12, 2005 7:15 PM 

The clerk in the video store is wearing a Cup A Joe t-shirt that is custom made for us and sold only at Cup A Joe ( We don't know who is responsible for getting our shirt on the set, but Thanks!

Cup A Joe

J. Chiles

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PostPosted: January 13, 2005 11:51 AM 

No one noticed or cared before. Or now.

Keith Hernandez

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PostPosted: January 15, 2005 11:46 PM 

Reeeer! Cat-ty!

J. Chiles

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PostPosted: January 18, 2005 2:05 PM 

Yep, the cat is, meeeeow, outta the bag!

Bob Sakamano

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PostPosted: June 13, 2005 5:28 PM 

I'm kind of shocked how they were able to do an episode involving abortion. I really thought they probably couldnt do that today, much less 94. Admittedly, it isnt really pushing one view, but, hey, they did "The Contest" so I guess this is somewhat tame.

Ze Paulo

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PostPosted: August 24, 2005 11:05 AM 

I think the best dialog is the one Kramer and Poppie have about the pizza. If you pay attention you can notice that they aren't really talking about pizza, they are talking about abortion.
POPPIE: (...) but we cannot give the people the right to choose any topping they want! Now on this issue there can be no debate!
KRAMER: What gives you the right to tell me how I would make my pie?
POPPIE: Because it's a pizza!
KRAMER: It's not a pizza until it comes out of the oven!
POPPIE: It's a pizza the moment you put your fists in the dough!
KRAMER: No, it isn't!
POPPIE: Yes, it is! (...)

FlamingGlobes (aka Old Man Trying To Send Back Soup At A Deli)
Bob Sakamano

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PostPosted: February 25, 2006 8:16 PM 

Was George ever a bigger jerk than he was in this episode??

And correct me if I'm wrong but... he get's thrown out of Joe Temple's in the middle of the movie, then later refers to something which (I'm guessing) he wouldn't have seen because it took place at the end of the movie (Holly getting together with George Peppard, I mean Fred).

FlamingGlobes (aka Frank Costanza's lawyer)
Bob Sakamano

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PostPosted: February 25, 2006 8:21 PM 

Actually, I just read the AllMovieGuide summary of BREAKFAST @ TIFFANY'S and found that (a) Holly may have gotten together with G.P. earlier, and (b) G.P.'s character was not Fred but Paul. What the heck?

Condo Board President

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PostPosted: February 26, 2006 12:32 AM 

The book Breakfast at Tiffany's is narrated by the "George Peppard" character, except we never learn his name. Holly simply calls him "Fred" because he reminds her of her brother, whose name is Fred. After she gets the telegram that Fred died, she stops calling the narrator "Fred." When she calls him anything, she uses "Buster." There is no "Paul" in the book.

Hossam El Naggar
Hipster Dufus

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PostPosted: March 6, 2006 5:58 AM 

GEORGE: You know, I'm sorry, I...I hate to be one of those people, but we're right in the middle of this thing...I can't hear.

JOE'S WIFE: Who are you?

JOE: This is George Costanza.

GEORGE (irritated): This is very hard to follow with all the talking.


Daniel Rutkowski

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PostPosted: October 28, 2007 6:44 PM 

This isn't the episode in which Frank costanza climbs into george's bed as he eats kashi, is it?

Ste H

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PostPosted: March 7, 2008 2:54 PM 

Just love the rudeness of George - telling the family he's invited himself into the home of (to cheat for a Book Club and impress a woman) and asking if they've got any popcorn, asking them to be quiet cos he's watching the film and then complaining when girl sits in his seat! A Costanza classic!

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