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(Episode 41): Jerry is scheduled to appear on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and agrees to take George with him to Los Angeles. They hope to find Kramer, who disappeared several months ago and was last seen acting in the sitcom "Murphy Brown". While trying to audition, Kramer must deal with the advances of an older female landlord and get Hollywood to read his treatment. Jerry loses some jokes and George tries to get Lupe, the housemaid, to make his bed just right. George annoys all the stars they encounter. He and Jerry are unaware that Kramer is in danger because he has been mistaken for the "Smog Strangler", a serial-killer. Air Date: 8/12/92


(Episode 42): Kramer has been incarcerated due to a case of mistaken identity, and George and Jerry bail him out. In the process, they inadvertently allow the real serial killer to escape from the back of a police car. George and Jerry try to convince Kramer to return to NewYork. Air Date: 8/19/92


(Episode 43): NBC executives approach Jerry about creating a television show. George suggests that he and Jerry develop a show about "nothing." George gets a date with one of the executives, and, much to his dismay, Kramer vomits on her jacket after drinking spoiled milk. Kramer trades a radar detector for a helmet, later Newman gets a ticket. The helmet saves Kramer from an attack by "Crazy" Joe. While all this is going on Elaine is in Europe with her shrink. Jerry throws out a watch his parents gave him, then meets his Uncle Leo. Kramer agrees to be an excuse for Newman's trial on a speeding ticket. [The Pitch & The Ticket were originally aired together as a one-hour episode] Air Date: 9/16/92


(Episode 44): Kramer becomes confused after he is hit on the head by a psychotic writer named Joe Davola. When he is put on a witness stand as part of Newman's defense against a speeding ticket, Kramer fades in and out of lucidity, causing Newman to lose his case. NBC decides to order a pilot script for Jerry and George's show. George is upset about the amount of money he will make as a writer. Air Date: 9/16/92


(Episode 45): Jerry's parents come to New York so that his father can visit a back specialist. At the doctor's office, Jerry's father realizes that his wallet is gone. Jerry lies to his parents about a watch that they gave him which he threw away. The watch turns up on the wrist of Jerry's garbage-picking Uncle Leo. In an attempt to break up with her psychiatrist boyfriend, Elaine tells him she is dating Kramer and then meets "Crazy" Joe. Air Date: 9/23/92


(Episode 46): George goes to the NBC president's home to get him to try to reinstate NBC's offer. He lowers his demands until the president finally agrees. Jerry ransoms his watch from Uncle Leo for a princely sum, but Jerry's father learns that Jerry lied about the watch. Jerry purchases a replacement wallet for his father and secretly puts four hundred dollars in it. When Jerry's father sees the wallet has a Velcro zipper, he throws it away. Once again, Uncle Leo goes trash diving and comes up with the wallet and the $400! Air Date: 9/30/92


(Episode 47): Jerry is spotted at a restaurant and asked to visit a boy who lives inside a plastic bubble. Jerry, Elaine, George, and his girlfriend, Susan, are supposed to spend the weekend at Susan's father's cabin. Since the cabin is near the boy's home, Jerry agrees to stop by. Arriving early, George quarrels with the bubbleboy while playing Trivia Pursuit, almost killing him. Kramer and Jerry's girlfriend go swimming near the cabin while they wait for the others. He leaves a cigar burning that sets the cabin on fire. Air Date: 10/7/92


(Episode 48): Jerry and George begin to work on the pilot for the series they pitched to NBC. Susan and George must tell her father that his cabin burned down. The insurance appraiser finds a box of love letters written to Susan's father by the author John Cheever. Elaine's secretary, Sandra, quits her job because she thinks Jerry does not like her. To ease his guilt, Jerry goes on a date with Sandra. She makes obscene bedroom comments, but is insulted by his reply. . Kramer goes to the Cuban Embassy in search of cigars. NOTE: Warren Frost and Grace Zabriskie both appeared on David Lynch and Mark Frost's series Twin Peaks. Another Twin Peaks cast member joins Grace and Warren in an appearance in episode #119. Air Date: 10/28/92


(Episode 49): "Crazy" Joe leaves Jerry a message saying he will put the "kibosh" on him for failure of a deal with NBC. Elaine plans to invite Joe to the opera until she discovers that he is crazy. While they wait for the others, Jerry and Elaine realize that her Joe is the same lunatic who is after Jerry. Joe shows up at the opera dressed as the clown from " I Pagliacci"; and buys a ticket from Kramer and George. He ends up sitting next to Jerry and Elaine, who make a quick exit Air Date: 11/4/92


(Episode 50): Jerry encounters an old girlfriend and finds out that she is still a virgin. Since there seems to be some chemistry between them, she asks Elaine for sexual advice. George concludes that his new writing job will help him pick up women, but he is upset when he realizes that he cannot cheat on Susan without losing his job. His problems are over, however, when she is fired after he kisses her during a meeting. Elaine runs into a Chinese delivery boy. NOTE: Following the broadcast of this episode Michael Richards played Kramer on a show called Mad About You. It starred Paul Reiser & Helen Hunt. In the episode called The Apartment, Reiser must get rid of his old apartment, which it seems Kramer has been subletting from him. Air Date: 11/11/92


(Episode 51): George's mother throws her back out when she falls down after catching him doing "you know." When George says he'll never do it again the four friends place a bet on who can last the longest without "pleasuring" themselves. The challenge becomes more daunting as each of them is confronted with tempting situations: Kramer spies on a naked neighbor; George visits his mother's hospital room often to watch her pretty roommate get a sponge bath; Jerry's virginal girlfriend considers sleeping with him; and Elaine stands behind JFK Jr. during an aerobics class. NOTE: Tom Cherones won the Directors Guild of America Award for this episode. Air Date: 11/18/92


(Episode 52): When their flight home gets canceled, Jerry & Elaine get on another flight, Elaine gets cramped into coach and Jerry parties in 1st class with a model. George and Kramer go between JFK and La Guardia to pick them up. When they settle on an airport George taunts a criminal who is being transported by the authorities. Kramer sees a man who owes him $240 from years ago. Air Date: 11/25/92


(Episode 53): Elaine agrees to let Kramer take a photograph of her for her Christmas cards. She is humiliated when she sends out the cards without realizing that her nipple is exposed. Kramer feels that Calvin Klein has stolen his idea for a perfume scent. When he meets with Klein, he is asked to model an underwear line. Jerry is afraid that his model friend Tia isn't calling him because she thinks that she caught him picking his nose. George tries to reunite with Susan, but realizes it's a mistake, and uses "The Pick". Air Date: 12/16/92


(Episode 54): Jerry tries to make two show dates and go to the movie theater to meet everyone. George gets in the wrong line for tickets. George, Elaine & Kramer decide to go another theater to see the movie. Kramer waits outside for Jerry but also wants a hot dog. Jerry misses his first show, then goes to movie theater to tell everyone he won't make the movie, but no one is there. Through a comedy of errors, everyone (but Kramer) misses the movie, they were originally going to see. Air Date: 1/6/93


(Episode 55): George meets a Chinese female lawyer who thinks he is real funny; so he tells Jerry not to be funny around her, but she becomes attracted to Jerry's "darkness". An important visa form belonging to Babu Baht, an immigrant friend, gets mixed in with Jerry's mail causing Babu to be arrested for not renewing his visa. Jerry tries to get a lawyer to help Babu, but George's honesty when his relationship is threatened causes Babu to be deported and Elaine to still be sued by the delivery boy she hit. Kramer comes back sooner than expected from an adult baseball camp after accidentally slugging Mickey Mantle. Air Date: 1/27/93


(Episode 56): Jerry and George are treading water trying to keep their sinking television idea afloat, one of their problems is they don't know how to do the Elaine character. Jerry meets an old girlfriend he never got to kiss, later Kramer gets the opportunity. The ex-girlfriend talks about Elaine's shoes, mainly because she wants them. Jerry & George are further troubled when they meet with the NBC president, who catches them spying his teenage daughter's cleavage. Elaine rescues them by showing off her own cleavage to the executive. Air Date: 2/4/93


(Episode 57): When Elaine realizes that a woman is eavesdropping on her conversation with Jerry and George, she jokingly asks them about their plans to confess their homosexuality. The woman is a reporter who writes a story about Jerry and George's alleged sexual preferences. Things really get out of hand when the article is picked up by the New York Post. George tries to use the mis-understanding to break off a relationship, but his girlfriend does not buy it. Air Date: 2/11/93


(Episode 58): Jerry, Elaine, and George volunteer to visit with elderly people. George causes an elderly man to suffer depression. Elaine can barely look at her friend because of the woman's absurdly enlarged goiter. Kramer and Newman try the business of selling old records to a used record store. Jerry gets assigned to a cantankerous old man and loses track of him when they try to take him to the dentist to repair his dentures, after the man had bitten Kramer's arm. Air Date: 2/18/93


(Episode 59): Jerry is dating Sidrah, whom Elaine believes has breast implants. When Elaine informs Jerry he decides to break up with her. Elaine accidentally touches Sidrah's breasts in the sauna and realizes that they are real. George tries to get closer to his new girlfriend by escorting her to her aunt's memorial service in Detroit. While there he tries to get a copy of her death certificate so he can get a 50% discount on the airfare. Air Date: 2/25/93


(Episode 60): Jerry has a date with a woman whose Name he has forgotten, but it "rhymes with a female body part." Elaine's ex-boyfriend, an artist, is in the hospital about to have surgery. While Jerry and Kramer observe the surgery, Kramer accidentally drops a junior mint into his open body cavity. When the artist has difficulty recovering, George purchases some of his art, expecting its value to increase if he dies. Air Date: 3/18/93


(Episode 61): A valet driving Jerry's car leaves behind a terrible stench of body odor. The smell lingers in the car, clinging to everyone riding in it. Jerry is forced to try to sell the car. Elaine smells so bad that her boyfriend (Nick Bakay) refuses to see her. George learns that his ex-girlfriend, Susan, has become a lesbian. Susan's newfound sexual identity is irresistible to George. Susan's girlfriend is swayed to heterosexuality by Kramer, though later turned-off by a whiff of a jacket that Kramer borrowed from Jerry. When the car can't be sold, Jerry winds up leaving it and the keys out on the street. Air Date: 4/15/93


(Episode 62): Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer stop at a mall on their way to an engagement party to pick up a gift for "The Drake". Despite everyone's protests, George parks the car in a spot reserved for disabled drivers after taking Kramer's advice. When they return, they discover that George's choice of parking caused a disabled woman to become seriously hurt. An irate crowd gathers to find out who is responsible for her accident. While visiting the woman at the hospital, Kramer falls in love and feels compelled to replace the wheelchair. George becomes his father's butler after his father gets arrested for parking in the spot. Air Date: 5/13/93

THE PILOT Season finale

(Episode 63,64): Jerry and George are given permission by the network to begin production on their television pilot titled Jerry. Jerry gets to portray himself, but George is unhappy with the actor who plays him. Kramer shows up to audition for the part of himself but must leave when nature calls. George accuses the actor portraying Kramer of stealing a box of raisins. George thinks he has cancer because of a white blemish that appears under his lip. Elaine objects to the new coffee-shop owner only hiring buxom waitresses. At the taping of the pilot, Elaine sneaks in disguised and "Crazy" Joe jumps out of the audience. Kramer is forced to work on his plumbing by using the "dreaded apparatus." Everyone from the past season comments on the pilot as it's broadcast. Russell Dalrimple is lost at sea after taking Elaine's advice to join Greenpeace. NOTE: Originally broadcast as part of a 60 min episode. The major characters from the past season who comment on the pilot were not credited for this episode. Air Date: 5/20/93