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 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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Trivia

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

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Blue street signs reveal the filming location of the final rickshaw scene as Los Angeles. See more »

Quotes

Cosmo Kramer: [to Newman] See, we should've gotten some collateral from him... Like his bag of cans, or... his other bag of cans.
Newman: We gotta find that rickshaw. You check the sewers and dumpsters. I'll hit the soup kitchens, bakeries, and smorgasbords.
[Newman and Kramer both go to leave]
Jerry Seinfeld: To the Idiotmobile!
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Spoofs Cape Fear (1991) See more »

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Theme From Cape Fear
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Music by Bernard Herrmann
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