Jerry visits his parents in Florida. Kramer asks Jerry to pick up some Cubans while he's there, but Kramer doesn't specify whether they are cigars or not. The next day, Jerry has an encounter with Izzy Mandelbaum, the founder of the Magic Pan crepe restaurant. Izzy challenges Jerry to a weight-lifting contest, but when Izzy takes it too far, he winds up in the hospital. Jerry goes to visit and learns that Izzy, his father and his son are nearly identical in age, and each one challenges Jerry to a weight-lifting contest. Meanwhile, back in New York, Elaine is repeatedly dragged to go see the best picture winning film "The English Patient", but she absolutely despises it. Peterman nearly fires Elaine when she gets angry and leaves half way through the movie. Peterman gets so angry at Elaine that instead of firing her, he decides to teach her a lesson by making her go to Tunisia and live in a cave for six weeks. Jerry gets back to New York and Kramer learns that the Cubans aren't really ... Written by
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One of the investors in Kramer's cigar rolling business is Earl, the same character who previously appeared in the season 6 episode 'The Diplomat's Club'. Earl has apparently forgiven Kramer for "hustling" him in that episode. See more
The second time Elaine and Mr. Peterman are seen in the movie theater, they are surrounded by different people (both in front and behind) than the first time they are seen. See more
[as Elaine turns to re-enter the theatre, she sees Gail, Carol and Lisa coming out
Hey, what're you guys doing here?
We just saw "The English Patient" again.
It's even better the second time.
They made it longer?
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