Seinfeld: Season 9, Episode 17

The Bookstore (9 Apr. 1998)

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While at Brentano's, George is forced to buy an expensive art book after taking it into the bathroom. George has a hard time getting rid of said book. Jerry catches Uncle Leo shoplifting ... See full summary »

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While at Brentano's, George is forced to buy an expensive art book after taking it into the bathroom. George has a hard time getting rid of said book. Jerry catches Uncle Leo shoplifting and has a hard time dealing with the situation. Kramer and Newman set up a rickshaw business using New York's homeless population but the plans quickly backfire. Elaine gets in trouble when she has a drunken make out session at Peterman's Christmas party and Peterman orders the guy to attend rehab. Written by halo1k

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Brentano cashier, Merrin Dungey, went on to play "Ursula" in "Once Upon a Time." See more »

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The beer stein in Elaine's apartment is beside the bookstore's cash register. See more »

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Rebecca DeMornay: Oh, wait a second. This book has been in the bathroom.
George Costanza: Wh-what are you talking about? That... that's ridiculous.
Rebecca DeMornay: It's been flagged. I know. I used to work in a Brentano's... Mister, we're trying to help the homeless here. It's bad enough that we have some nut out there trying to strap 'em to a rickshaw!
George Costanza: Alright... I, I'll just take fifty. Do... do we have a deal?
Rebecca DeMornay: Yeah, and here it is: You get your toilet book out of here, and I won't jump over this counter and punch you in the brain!
George Costanza: I could ...
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Spoofs Cape Fear (1991) See more »

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