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"Seinfeld" The Old Man (TV Episode 1993) Poster

(TV Series)

(1993)

Trivia

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One of Jerry's unwanted records was "Escape" by Journey.
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The name of the "Old Man" character referenced in the episode title was Sidney Fields. Sid Fields was the name of the actor who played the landlord--also named Sidney Fields--on The Abbott and Costello Show (1952), of which Jerry Seinfeld was a huge fan.
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In the record store, Kramer is Newman's "coach", whispering to him from behind what to say to the record store owner. In the "The Soul Mate" episode the roles were reversed with Newman coaching Kramer as he talks to Pam.
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In addition to the AC/DC "Back in Black" album taken from the old man's apartment by Kramer and Newman, The Rolling Stones "Exile on Main St." is also visible.
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In this episode when Kramer & Newman are at "Bleecker Bob's" trying to sell the old man's records, the part of Bob is played by Tobin Bell who later go on to star in the SAW horror franchise.
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The old lady (whom Elaine talks to) mentions her romantic affair with Mohandas Gandhi. It is true that Gandhi had several adulterous relationships with many women. This is explained and verified in the book "Gandhi Behind the Mask of Divinity" by Col. G.B. Singh.
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