Jerry desperately wants Joel Hornek, a childhood friend who keeps calling him and wanting to hang out together, to leave him alone. George suggests Jerry tell him the truth and break up with him much as he would with a girl. Joel doesn't take the news very well and Jerry backs off, even giving him George's ticket to an upcoming Knicks game. George meanwhile thinks he's blown it with a new girl after he lets he know he likes her. Kramer comes up with a new business idea - a make-your-own pizza place. Written by
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Prior to this show and the other 3 1st ones initial broadcast, NBC had requested that the show's title be shortened to simply 'Seinfeld' This was done to avoid confusing it with another 1990 sitcom called: "The Marshall Chronicles" on ABC. That show was described as Woddy Allen meets 'The Wonder Years'. It lasted 6 shows. The renamed 'Seinfeld' lasted 9 years. See more
Jerry mentions in one scene how he would have been friends with Stalin if he had had a pool table. However, Josef Stalin died in 1953, while Jerry Seinfeld was not born until 1954. See more
Should I suffer the rest of my life because I like to play Ping-Pong?