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PostPosted: September 22, 2003 9:48 AM 

gs: Rick Hall (Vet) Brent Hinkley (Lou) Julia Pennington (Celia) Arabella Field (Miranda) Jim Fowler (Himself) Wayne Wilderson (Walter (uncredited)) Wayne Knight (Newman) John O'Hurley (Peterman) Jerry Stiller (Frank) Estelle Harris (Estelle)

Kramer discovers the set of the old Merv Griffin Show in a dumpster. George's girlfriend, Miranda, is disgusted when George runs over some pigeons with his car. The pigeons have broken their deal with the humans. Jerry is fascinated with his girlfriend's old toy collection that she won't let him near. Elaine's new co-worker is a real sidler; he causes her to spill coffee that creates a stain that looks like Fidel Castro. Kramer reconstructs the set in his apartment and begins to conduct interviews of everyone who enters his apartment. Elaine schemes to out-sidle the sidler who might be sidling her out of a job. While George swerves to avoid a pigeon, he hits a squirrel. Jerry schemes for an opportunity to play with the toys. Kramer adds Newman as a co-host for his show to help relieve the pressure of being a host. Miranda insists that George pay for the special surgery required to fix the squirrel. Elaine gives Tic Tacs to the sidler to make him noisy, unfortunately the sound reminds Peterman of an old Haitian torture. Jerry and George execute a turkey, wine and home movie scheme in an effort to play with the toys. Elaine is disgusted by this unconscionable behavior, until she hears about the Easy-Bake Oven. Kramer decides to change the format of the show, to "Scandals and Animals." On the show, Jerry's girlfriend finds out about the schemes and animal expert Jim Fowler is there with a hawk. George brings the squirrel over to the set to get Jim Fowler's opinion. Hawks like to eat squirrels.

b: 06-Nov-97 pc: 906 w: Bruce Eric Kaplan d: Andy Ackerman

NOTE: A rare episode, where Jerry's apartment is not featured.

Farting Bob
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PostPosted: November 4, 2003 4:59 AM 

My second favorite episode, my favorite is 'the voice'. Whoever came up with this idea, Kramer finding an original set of this show and putting it in his room .. that's humor, it's a genious. Also the part with Jerry's tricks to get to play with the toys! Inhumanly laughable!

Cris Niclas
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PostPosted: November 9, 2003 8:46 PM 

I really like this one, Kramer is very handsome, if you like seinfeld mail me to we get it on

Sean McIntyre
Bob Sakamano

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PostPosted: January 13, 2004 3:45 PM 

Best episode ever!!

J. Chiles


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PostPosted: January 13, 2004 7:24 PM 

..you clean it up, mister! Smile

ziggler
Low-Talker

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PostPosted: April 1, 2004 3:03 PM 

This is my favorite episode ever, but, im from Portugal, so i dont really know who Merv Griffin is! can anyone explain me? mail me

lovin' every minute of it
Magnificent Bastard

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PostPosted: April 2, 2004 8:27 AM 

Ziggler,

He hosted a popular TV talk show in the 1960's and 70's. I know he also produced and created other tv shows. Your best bet would be to do a GOOGLE search on him.

J. Chiles


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PostPosted: April 2, 2004 2:21 PM 

LEMOI, is correct. He started out as a band leader and singer. Later, Griffin was kind of like the daytime televison version of Johnny Carson on the Tonight Show. Add to the list of productions Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, and Dance Fever (egad) among many others. I think he is now mostly in to developing hotels and resorts.

F. Costanza
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PostPosted: April 3, 2004 6:43 AM 


One of the many funny scenes:

FRANK: "You step on it and it flushes."

ELAINE: "Why is your father giving a tour of a rest stop?"

ESTELLE: "Stop squirming."

GEORGE: "Oh, don't look. This is the part where they change me."

JERRY: "You're like eight years old."

ESTELLE: "Georgie."

GEORGE: "I was seven and a half."

Laughing Laughing Laughing

J. Chiles


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PostPosted: April 6, 2004 3:37 PM 

No, Jerry. You go on ahead. I'm not finished taking this in.

Stick
Bob Sakamano

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PostPosted: April 9, 2004 10:33 AM 

This is the best seinfeld episode ever Very Happy Very Happy

DRS
Bob Sakamano

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PostPosted: July 14, 2004 12:44 PM 

This has to be the funniest and best episode ever. The idea of someone making a talkshow in his appartment is so delirioussss.

What kills me is when he pushes people to change chairs when someone came in.

" Now let's take a short break...WE'RE BACK!" man did i laugth when i saw that part. I've rewind it and rewind it and laugh so much that now it doesn't makes me laugh lol

Stick
Bob Sakamano

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PostPosted: July 20, 2004 3:15 PM 

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Joe
Bob Sakamano

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PostPosted: August 9, 2004 3:12 PM 

Peterman: And if you are undead.. I'll find out about that too.

Jerry: It's a victimless crime.
Elaine: What about the woman who's been drugged and taken advantage of?
Jerry: Okay, one victim.

VegatableLasagna
Bob Sakamano

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PostPosted: August 12, 2004 6:23 PM 

This episode is on tbs right now. I'm gonna go watch it.

VegatableLasagna
Bob Sakamano

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PostPosted: August 16, 2004 8:13 PM 

JERRY: Hey, an original G. I. Joe. With a full frogman suit.

CELIA: Jerry, what are you doing?

JERRY: I'm putting this on him and we're going to the sink.

CELIA: Jerry! Those hands! They never stop!

JERRY: I'm sorry. You got any booze? Let's say you and I get ripped!

NEWMAN: Lately, though, I've been, uh, - I've been buying the generic brand of waxed beans. you know.

I rip of the label. I can hardly tell the difference.

KRAMER: Well, we've officially bottomed out. Who's our next guest?

NEWMAN: We've got no one!

KRAMER: We need a new foreman. We should shut down and re-tool.

NEWMAN: What about a guest-host?

KRAMER: I'll pretend I didn't hear that.

One of my favorite episodes. The idea is so funny in itself, a set in Kramers appartment.

Hand Model Wannabe
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PostPosted: August 16, 2004 10:30 PM 

A friend of mine has a college buddy - who was a producer on the show. This friend (before I knew him) went out and met the cast etc., all friendly - apparently Jason was the funniest off camera.

Anyway - when this producer first went to Hollywood mid 80's as an intern, he somehow got hooked up with Merv Griffen Enterprises or whatever. Story is Merv is a flamer - wild clothes, young studs always aroud him etc. "Not that there's anything wrong with that..."

This producer's last name begins with "K" - in college they called "The K Man"! Coincidence?

Carl
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PostPosted: August 22, 2004 8:44 PM 

In this episode, george runs over a squirrel. this was alluded to in the episode "the stranded" when george leaves the party with the lady with the fur coat, and elaine says something like "good, maybe you can run over a squirrel" and george responds "thats why were in America"

J. Chiles


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PostPosted: September 22, 2004 2:24 PM 

I tidbit, albeit a very small tidbit.

I noticed that when Jerry give Celia and "alright" and goes to get her something for her headache, they do a "fade to black" and then a "fade to white" which shows Jerry in front of the medicine cabinet. I do not recall ever seeing a fade to black in a scene or setting change in any other episode.

Jimmy


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PostPosted: September 28, 2004 2:42 AM 

Kramer in the diner, at the end…

"I tell ya it was a grind trying to fill 10 hours a week. I'm not sure I was ready to have my own talk show set."

Look at Jerry's reaction!

Mr. J
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PostPosted: November 17, 2004 7:02 PM 

Hi, I think this is a really great episode and would like to download it. I can't do it here because I'd have to download an entire season. E-mail me if you can send it via e-mail.

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