Seinfeld: Season 2, Episode 11

The Heart Attack (25 Apr. 1991)

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George thinks he suffered a heart attack, only to discover inflamed tonsils instead, and seeks alternative medicine to help him.

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Man in Other Bed
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At lunch in their favorite restaurant, George thinks he's having a heart attack and is rushed to the hospital to learn that the only thing wrong with him is tonsillitis. Kramer suggests that he should seek alternative therapies to surgery and suggest he visit his own herbalist, Tor. Jerry thinks it's all ridiculous, especially after he sees just what Tor is up to. Elaine meanwhile takes a liking to George's doctor and they go out on a date - that doesn't go too well. Written by garykmcd

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The Man in the silver suit on the television at the very beginning of the show where Jerry wakes up and writes down the "joke" was played by Larry David - Co-Producer of the series. The bit reappears in George's hospital room at the very end of the episode where Jerry realizes it was not funny after all. See more »

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Towards the end of the episode when 'purple' George is laying in the ambulance, he briefly lifts his head and there is a purple mark under his head on the pillow where the makeup rubbed off. See more »

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[after Jerry and Elaine are doubting that George is in trouble]
George Costanza: Why can't I have a heart attack? I'm allowed to!
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References The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) See more »

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One of the best of season 2.
8 June 2006 | by (Wolves, England) – See all my reviews

Not much to say here really. I think this was a turning point in Seinfeld.

When George is purple in the back of an ambulance...strange but hilarious.

Seinfeld is the perfect sitcom for this very reason. It makes nothing seem so funny.

Kramer is great in this episode, as he persuades George to go to a herbal healer.

The healer reacts perfectly to the other characters. Like Curb Your Enthusiasm the comedy is superbly crafted.

Another classics, much like all the episodes.

Situational comedy at it's best.


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