Air Date Jerry's apartment (129 West 81st Street, Apartment 5A) is where Jerry Seinfeld lives and is located in New York City. However, Kramer convinces Jerry to lend Elaine the money.  Though the wedding ring idea was not included in the approved script, Seinfeld and David decided to keep it as it suited George well. It was written by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, and was directed by Tom Cherones. He discusses his problem with George, but the topic of their conversation changes and they eventually talk about wearing a wedding ring to a party, to see how women will react. "The Apartment" is the fifth episode of the second season of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld and the show's tenth episode overall. ", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Apartment_(Seinfeld)&oldid=1000258139, Articles with dead external links from April 2012, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Television episode articles with short description and disambiguated page names, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 14 January 2021, at 10:34. While Elaine is depressed about the low quality of her apartment, Jerry overhears Harold and Manny, the managers of his apartment building, discussing a death that makes an apartment available. The Statue In the episode, protagonist Jerry Seinfeld (Jerry Seinfeld) gets his ex-girlfriend Elaine Benes (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) an apartment above his, but regrets this after realizing it might be uncomfortable living so close together.  George would tell Jerry that he once pretended to have a grotesque physical impairment while he was standing in line to get a ticket for The Exorcist, and people would let him go in front of them without saying anything. 1 Cast 1.1 Cast Members in Every Episode 1.2 Other Cast Members 2 Episodes Jerry Seinfeld as Jerry Seinfeld Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Elaine Benes Michael Richards as Cosmo Kramer Jason Alexander as George Costanza Liz Sheridan as Helen Seinfeld (1 Episode) Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tony Plana (as Manny), and Glenn. George's wedding ring plan backfires, as women who are otherwise attracted to him are unwilling to pursue a married man. Jerry belatedly realizes how intrusive Elaine might become and discusses his problem with George. However, Kramer's friend, a musician, plays loud music all day long, and Jerry regrets not letting Elaine rent the apartment. “The Apartment” is the 5th episode of Season 2 of Seinfeld, which first aired on April 4, 1991. "The Contest" "The Apartment" is the fifth episode of the second season of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld and the show's tenth episode overall. While they do spend a lot of time sharing… … next Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. The scene in which Jerry informs George he told Elaine about the apartment initially showed them standing in line for the movies, talking about sitting in the front of the theatre. It was also released in the first and second season set instead … Season Bowles would continue to appear regularly throughout the series' run, frequently as a waitress at Monk's Cafe. Seinfeld S02E05 - The Apartment - Jerry helps Elaine get the apartment above his, but later regrets doing so. Shocked by the low rent, Jerry tells Elaine that he will be able to get her the apartment above his. After she leaves, Jerry rebukes Kramer for his faux pas. Jerry still worries about Elaine, but Harold and Manny inform him that someone else has bid higher than Elaine and will get the apartment unless Elaine is able to pay $5,000. The story revolves around George Costanza's (Jason Alexander) plot to exact revenge on his boss, with his friend Elaine Benes' (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) help, after he quits his job at Rick Barr Properties and is refused re-employment. With Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. George dislikes the idea at first, but eventually borrows one from Jerry's neighbor Kramer to experiment. Series co-creators Seinfeld and Larry David asked Mehlman to write an episode for the show after they read a few articles he wrote for newspapers and magazines. Jerry feels stupid for not telling Elaine the truth, but the following day, Kramer informs him that he found somebody who is willing to pay $10,000 for the apartment. shove. The Apartment Mehlman about the Seinfeld writing process. "The Stranded" is the 27th episode of the sitcom Seinfeld.It is the tenth episode of the show's third season.  Harold was set to return in the season two episode "The Revenge," in which he would tell the show's central characters that Jerry's suicidal neighbor Newman jumped from the building, but an awning broke his fall.  "The Apartment" is the first episode in which Jerry's apartment number is 5A; it had been changed a few times prior to the broadcast of this episode, but remained 5A until the end of the show. The Phone Message Elaine is very disappointed when she hears the news. Jerry gets bumped from career day at his old Jr. High School.  However, the Newman subplot in the episode was significantly reduced during production and Harold's part was cut.  The location of this scene, however, was changed to Monk's Cafe, a regular hangout for the show's main characters, and George and Jerry's dialogue was shortened. Season 2, Episode 5 The Apartment First Aired: April 4, 1991 Jerry gets Elaine the apartment right above him; George tests the "man with … In the episode, protagonist Jerry Seinfeld (Jerry Seinfeld) gets his ex-girlfriend Elaine Benes (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) an apartment above his, but regrets this after realizing it might be uncomfortable living so close together. She is extremely excited to hear this, as she will be able to live near Jerry. Directed by Tom Cherones. Tom Cherones The show features an ensemble cast of four characters: Jerry Seinfeld stars as a fictional version of himself; Jason Alexander portrays Seinfeld's neurotic friend George Costanza; Julia Louis-Dreyfus plays Elaine Benes, Seinfeld's ex-girlfriend; and Michael Richards stars as Seinfeld's neighbor Kramer. Meanwhile, Jerry's friend George Costanza (Jason Alexander) wears a wedding ring to a party to see what effect it will have on women. Kramer turns his apartment into a smoking lounge and all the smoke disfigures his face. Abstinence allows George to become a genius, but it turns Elaine into an idiot. “The Apartment” is the 5th episode of Season 2 of Seinfeld, which first aired on April 4, 1991. [Setting: Night club] JERRY: Well, I painted my apartment again.  However, The Kitchener-Waterloo Record critic Bonnie Malleck gave the episode a particularly negative review; comparing Seinfeld to It's Garry Shandling's Show, she stated "Seinfeld isn't neurotic enough to be as funny as [Garry Shandling]. See what Jerry's apartment in "Seinfeld" would look like if the characters were to decorate it today. Writer(s)  "The Apartment" gained a Nielsen rating of 16.9 and an audience share of 28, meaning that 16.9% of American households watched the episode, and that 28% of all televisions in use at the time were tuned into it. Larry DavidJerry Seinfeld Add a unique conversational piece to your home or office with this hand numbered, fine-art miniature replica of one of the most highly recognized and beloved TV show sets in pop-culture history. Jerry’s Place is a virtual reality replica of Jerry’s apartment. "The Revenge" is the seventh episode of the second season of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld, and the show's 12th episode overall. While Elaine is depressed about the low quality of her apartment, Jerry overhears Harold (Glenn Shadix) and Manny (Tony Plana), the managers of his apartment building, discussing a death that makes an apartment available.  Mike Flaherty and Mary Kaye Schilling of Entertainment Weekly reacted very positively to the episode and praised Alexander's performance in particular, stating "George's profound self-hatred is now in full bloom ('Please, a little respect, for I am Costanza, Lord of the Idiots!'). "The Apartment" was first broadcast in the United States on April 4, 1991, on NBC (and was the first new episode of the series after the underwhelming reception of the previous episode, "The Phone Message" caused it to go on a two-month hiatus), and was watched in 15.7 million homes, making it the ninth most-watched program of the week it was broadcast. She invites him to her son's birthday party. , The episode marks the first time Elaine does her trademark "Get Out!" Which reminds us: Why in the world has Alexander been denied an Emmy, while Richards has scored two?