Seinfeld: Season 3, Episode 10

The Stranded (27 Nov. 1991)

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Jerry and Elaine are stranded at a party in Long Island waiting for Kramer after George leaves with a woman from his office. George has an argument with a cashier over change.

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Jerry, Elaine and George attend a party on Long Island thrown by one of George's co-workers. Elaine and George are bored to tears and are ready to leave way before George. When George leaves the party with a with a woman from his office, he gives Kramer a call to come and get them. When he's not there by 2 a.m., their hostess is ready to throw them out. When Jerry offers to return the favor someday, their host shows up on his doorstep. George has an ongoing feud with a cashier who he says short-changed him $10. Written by garykmcd

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At the party in Long Island, George's co-worker brags about having just sold 129 West 81st Street. This is the same address Jerry uses in the show, and the building used for exterior shots of his apartment. See more »

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Gwen: I have lost my fiance, the poor baby!
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"Maybe the dingo ate your baby!"
10 November 2008 | by (Italy) – See all my reviews

Change, parties, hookers, Long Island, fur: another regular day for the Seinfeld gang in this hilarious episode, which once again points out exactly how stupid, selfish or shallow those four people can be.

It all starts with George arguing with a pharmacist over the change he received when buying an anti-flea cream (he claims he gave her a 20$ bill, but only got change for 10$), a scenario that will repeat itself, with variations, over the years. Then Jerry and Elaine agree to go with him to a party in Long Island so that he can try to score with a female colleague. The evening ends with Jerry and Elaine waiting for Kramer to come and pick them up, and the situation gets worse the next day when Steve Pocatillo (Michael Chiklis), whom jerry casually invited to come over to Manhattan some day, takes the invitation too seriously and insists the two do something together.

As usual, it's the small moments that make the whole thing worthwhile: George's greed, Elaine's statements about fur coats and weird lines delivered with a British accent, and Kramer's overall presence. It all comes to a head in the inspired ending, which is one of the few where most (though not all) of the plot strands climax at the same time. Also worth noticing is Chiklis in his early, funny years (he still had hair!), a guest spot that deserves to be seen as a funny counterpoint to his career-best performance in the raw, edgy cop drama The Shield, which came about eleven years later. Who'd have thought Vic Mackey could be this much fun?


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