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The Gymnast 

Jerry's excitement about dating a gymnast diminishes after Bed sex; George's girlfriend catches him eating out of the trash; Kramer passes a kidney stone.

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George's girlfriend's mom thinks he is a bum when she catches George eating an éclair out of the trash can, among various other coincidences. Jerry dates a woman who is a former Olympic gymnast and ventures into the territory of sexual pleasures that most men dare not dream of. Elaine tries to pry Mr. Pitt away from looking at Kramer's new 3-D art poster. Meanwhile, Kramer gets a kidney stone. Written by halo1k

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3 November 1994 (USA)  »

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In this episode Kramer said he is scared of clowns. In the movie 'Problem Child' his character hates clowns. See more »

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Jerry states that Katya, the Romanian gymnast, won a silver medal at the 1984 Olympics. Only two female Romanian gymnasts won silver medals at that Olympics. One was Ecaterina Szabo who place second in the individual all-around, the other was Doina Staiculescu who took silver in the individual all-around in rhythmic gymnastics. See more »

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Jerry Seinfeld: So let me get this straight. You find yourself in the kitchen. You see an éclair in the receptacle... and you think to yourself: "What the hell, I'll just eat some trash."
George Louis Costanza: No, no, no. It was not trash.
Jerry Seinfeld: Was it in the trash?
George Louis Costanza: Yes.
Jerry Seinfeld: Then it was trash.
George Louis Costanza: It wasn't down in. It was sort of on top.
Jerry Seinfeld: But it was in the cylinder.
George Louis Costanza: Above the rim.
Jerry Seinfeld: Adjacent to refuse is refuse.
George Louis Costanza: It was on a magazine, and it still had the doily on.
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"Adjacent to refuse is refuse."
4 October 2011 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

Season 6, Episode 6, "The Gymnast"

Extremely underrated, "The Gymnast" may well be my favorite episode from Seinfed's 6th season. First and foremost it's noteworthy for Ian Abercrombie's performance as Mr. Pitt; he truly steals the show in this episode, and his final scene alone is one of the season's most laugh out loud hilarious moments.

He's not alone though. Michael Richards and Jason Alexander are at their best. In addition, Romanian actress Elina Löwensohn is terrific as Jerry's girlfriend-of-the-week, and their final conversation is fantastic, even if it makes no sense at all.


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