Kramer tries to get a "refund" for Jerry's broken stereo. Jerry is against the idea until he gets a mysterious package in the mail. Newman accuses Jerry of mail fraud when Uncle Leo signs for the package and an explosion is heard while he is talking to Jerry. George, meanwhile, gets involved with "Photo Store Shelia" when she accidentally slips an enticing photo in George's pictures. George decides to send one back, but the plan backfires. And Elaine gets a rash and is barred from every doctor in New York when she takes a peek at her medical chart. Written by
Did You Know?
The season-eight episode "The Package", in which Newman grills Jerry about mail fraud, is a parody of Basic Instinct
(1992). Wayne Knight
, who plays Newman, appeared in that film. See more
Elaine is told she shouldn't be looking at her medical chart, and has to resort to sneaking her medical records out of her doctor's office, which gets her into trouble. New York state law requires all health care practitioners and facilities to grant patients access to their own medical records upon request. She is also surprised to see her record show up unexpectedly at her new doctors office. It would be illegal for medical professionals to exchange information without her consent. See more
Spoofs Basic Instinct