Jerry has a hard time telling the pool guy at his new health club that there isn't room for a 5th member of the group. George's worlds collide when Elaine starts hanging out with Susan. Kramer discovers that his phone number is one digit off from that of a popular movie-finding service and offers help to those that mistakenly call his number. Written by
Did You Know?
was originally cast as Ramon the Pool Guy, but refused to use a Spanish accent because he felt the character would be demeaning to Latinos. Hoch complained that many talented Latino actors were only offered stereotypical roles and now he (a non-Latino) was being asked to do such work. Hoch argued with Jerry Seinfeld
and Larry David
, and later claimed that Jason Alexander
and Julia Louis-Dreyfus
were generally supportive of him, while Michael Richards
said he should just do his job or he'd be fired. Hoch was then told that the shooting of the episode was postponed while they cast his replacement and that he could fly back to New York on his own time. He described the incident in his one-man show Jails, Hospitals & Hip-Hop
(2000). See more
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