Seinfeld: Season 6, Episode 19

The Doodle (6 Apr. 1995)

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George dates a girl from Elaine's art class and wonders whether or not her humorous caricature of him is a sign that she likes him or not. Thanks to Newman's fleas, Jerry's visiting parents are forced to stay in Elaine's luxury hotel room. Elaine gets a potential job offer but accidentally leaves the manuscript in Jerry's flea-infested apartment.

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Jerry is upset when he realizes he has fleas in his apartment. He's even more upset when he finds the source - Newman. He's going to have to have the place fumigated and will have to move out for a couple of days. His parents are coming for a visit however but he thinks he has the perfect solution when Elaine gets a job interview with Viking Press. She's told them she's from out of town so she can use their suite at the Plaza. Jerry's parents get to spend the weekend there. Unfortunately for Elaine, they have too good a time. Elaine is also desperate to get a manuscript Viking has sent her - but it's in Jerry's sealed apartment. George meanwhile is dating someone in Elaine's art class and can't help but wonder about the meaning of a doodle she's drawn. Written by garykmcd

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It's a story of love, deception, greed, lust, and unbridled enthusiasm
18 October 2011 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

Season 6, Episode 19, "The Doodle"

"The Doodle" isn't by any means a bad episode, it's as funny as any Seinfeld and has its share of great moments. It's a good indicator, though, of the series changing direction towards the end of the sixth season, to one that to me wasn't as unique and original as the one of seasons 3-5. These latter episodes focused more on gags and less on dialog and intricate writing, and that made the series weaker, a process that really quickened after Larry David quit the show.

Accordingly, the acting talent of Julia Louis Dreyfus and Jason Alexander goes wasted on this episode; Jerry doesn't have much to do either. They all play straight-men to the more wacky characters who dominate the episode; Kramer gets all the episode's funniest scenes, and Helen, Morty, Uncle Leo and Newman all have brief but hilarious appearances. The writing, though, isn't good enough to put it in my list of classic Seinfeld episodes.


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