Seinfeld: Season 7, Episode 5

The Hot Tub (19 Oct. 1995)

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Wilhelm thinks George is cracking under the pressure of working in the big leagues. So he has George entertain a group of visiting baseball officials from the Houston Astros, who are in New York to discuss inter-league play. George picks up a bad habit from them, who call everyone either a "bastard" or a "son of a bitch". Kramer buys a hot tub from his friend Lomez and installs it in his apartment. At the same time, Elaine is having a marathon runner from Trinidad And Tobago named Jean Paul Jean Paul stay with her as a house guest. Jean Paul was in the Olympics and became famous for having over slept and missed the entire race. She tells Jerry about it, and Jerry meets Jean Paul. Jean Paul reveals that there were separate knobs for the volume and the radio volume. Elaine also gets a severe case of writer's block when Peterman asks Elaine to come up with an idea for the Himalayan Walking Shoes. The previous night, Kramer runs the heat pump too hot and it blows out, reducing his body ... Written by halo1k

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Scenes were shot for this episode with both Larry the Cook (Lawrence Mandley) and The Rabbi (Bruce Mahler), but they were deleted before the show aired. See more »

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Kramer's industrial-strength hot tub heater plugs into a standard 120VAC outlet. It's hard to believe that the industrial-strength heater would plug into standard voltage, something like that would more than likely plug into a 240VAC receptacle, or even more likely, a 120/240VAC combination that can handle heavy current. See more »

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Elaine Benes: [Thinking to herself while she can hear Jerry saying, "He's depending on you" and Jean-Paul saying, "She is my friend"] Ohhh, I'm exhausted. I've been on this street a thousand times! It's never looked so strange! The faces... so cold! In the distance, a child is crying. Fatherless... a bastard child, perhaps. My back aches... my heart aches... but my feet
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Elaine Benes: ... my feet are resilient!
[a big smile grows in her face, as she thinks... ]
Elaine Benes: Thank God I took off my heels, and ...
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