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
Did You Know?
In this episode (aired June 1990), the character Elaine is sleazily hit on by Jerry's unstable 'friend', Joel, played by actor Kevin Dunn. 22 years later Kevin now plays the role of Ben Cafferty in the show Veep (2012-), as an advisor to the title character Selina Meyer, played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus. See more
Jerry Seinfeld mentions in one scene that he would have been friends with Josef Stalin if Stalin had had a ping pong table. However, Josef Stalin died in March 1953, while Jerry Seinfeld was not born until April 1954. See more
[talking to the bank teller
You want me to roll 6000 of these? You want me to quit my job?