gs: Mariska Hargitay (Melissa Shannon) Anne Twomey (Rita) Gina Hecht (Dana Foley) Jeremy Piven (Michael Barth (TV George)) Larry Hankin (Tom Pepper (TV Kramer)) Kevin Page (Stu) Laura Waterbury (Casting Director) Elena Wohl (Sandi Robbins (TV Elaine)) Bruce Jarchow (Doctor) Al Ruscio (Manager) Richard Gant (Fred) Peter Blood (Jay) Roger Rose (Mark) Samantha Dorman (Waitress) Erick Avari (Cabbie) Bob Shaw (Paul) Stephen Burrows (David) Bob Balaban (Russell) Peter Crombie ("Crazy" Joe)
Jerry and George get the green light to produce Jerry, the pilot for the series based on their "nothing" lives. Russell Dalrimple, the president at NBC behind the pilot, is obsessed with Elaine. George is obsessed with a white spot on his lip and a box of raisins taken by actor playing Kramer. The real Kramer has an internal plumbing problem and on his way to fix it, he gets delayed and is caused to "miss his chance." Jerry has an audition with the new "Elaine," a method actress interested in being Elaine in every way. The real Elaine has a problem with the coffee shop, they appear to be only hiring buxom waitresses, so she tries to get hired and files a report.
b: 20-May-93 pc: 423 w: Larry David d: Tom Cherones
NOTE: Originally broadcast as part of a 60 min episode.