Seinfeld: Season 6, Episode 3

The Pledge Drive (6 Oct. 1994)

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Kramer finds Jerry's old birthday checks from his grandmother and insists he deposits them, which puts Nana in unexpected debt. Elaine accidentally tells the high talker a secret. Mr Pitt eats a Snickers bar with utensils.

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Jerry hosts the annual PBS pledge drive and asks George to get some of the Yankee players to appear on the show. George comes through and gets Danny Tartabul to appear on the show. Kramer discovers that Jerry has been getting some birthday cards from his Nana with money inside. He cashes them in and suddenly Nana's bank account is overdrawn. Nana then goes missing. Jerry gets in trouble with Elaine's friends (one of whom has an unusually high voice) when Elaine starts a rumor that the wife was hitting on Jerry. George thinks everybody is giving him the finger and decides to follow one offender while driving Danny Tartabul to the pledge drive. Kramer volunteers to become a phone-answerer for PBS and Elaine discovers that Mr. Pitt eats his candy bars with a knife and fork, starting an unusual trend. Written by halo1k

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When Kristin picks up her jacket to go to the office, she puts one arm into a sleeve. It then cuts to a different angle and her jacket is completely on and she is putting on her purse. See more »

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Elaine: Um, what does Nana sound like?
Jerry: Like a grandmother, why?
Elaine: Well...
Jerry: Oh, you hung up on my Nana?
Elaine: I don't know, maybe.
Jerry: You told Nana to drop dead?
Elaine: It's possible.
Jerry: Yes, it is!
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My favourite episode
7 March 2008 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

This episode is without my favourite. This episode packs so much in that its impossible to not like it. It contains my favourite line when Elaine tell's Jerry's grandmother to drop dead over the phone as well as the line Kramer says about his grandmother passing "bum" checks all over town. The Mr Pitt Snicker's story line is also a major winner. The interconnecting stories make Seinfeld the best sitcom ever created and this episode is cream of the crop.

This is quite possibly the best 20minutes in sitcom history. Go Seinfeld! .

Have to use 10 lines for reviewing one episode of a TV show...sheesh.


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