Seinfeld (1989–1998)
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The Butter Shave 

Kramer discovers the amazing yet unknown uses of butter, but accidentally fries himself after using it as sunscreen.

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Kramer discovers a new use for butter by applying it to his face while he shaves, but he accidentally cooks himself when he uses it as sunscreen. George gets a job with a company that makes playground equipment, and really enjoys it after he successfully convinces his boss that he's handicapped. Jerry is riding a wave of success at comedy clubs, but hates the fact that hack comic Kenny Bania is riding his coattails. Elaine is on her way back from Scandinavia with Puddy and they repeatedly break up and get back together. Written by halo1k

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Trivia

At one point Newman is shown to be reading the novel Alive, the story of a group of plane crash survivors who resort to cannibalism in order to survive. See more »

Goofs

On the flight back from Norway, the flight attendant is pushing a cart of sodas and snacks. Both Pepsi and Coke products are on it. Airlines always chose one or the other to get the lowest cost. See more »

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References The Blue Angel (1930) See more »

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Seinfeld Theme Song
Written by Jonathan Wolff
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Great episode.
10 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Plot: Kramer starts using butter to wear when he tans but it eventually fries him. Newman eventually wants to eat him. George gets a job at Play now and acts like he is still a cripple. Elaine takes Puddy to Europe and on the way back they keep breaking up and getting back together.

The butter shave, like all Seinfeld episodes, is hilarious. I have reviewed many Seinfeld episodes and given almost all of them a 10. I was glad to see Puddy return. Puddy is a great character who is really stupid. The Butter shave is a great episode of Seinfeld, like all of them.


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