George orders hair growing cream from China. Jerry is mesmerized by a dirty message left on a tape recorder from his last performance. George becomes infatuated with Elaine.

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Jerry has used a voice recorder at his most recent gig so he can listen to some of his new material. A woman has added her own voice-over to part of the tape and for Jerry, George and Kramer, it is the most erotic thing they have ever heard. Elaine thinks it's all very funny since she's the woman on the tape. While Jerry frantically tries to track the mysterious woman down, Elaine tells George the truth and he is suddenly infatuated with her. George has also ordered some hair growing cream from china but it has a particularly bad smell. Written by garykmcd

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13 November 1991 (USA)  »

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The Chinese baldness cure is based on something Larry David tried in real life. The shots Kramer takes of George's scalp are identical to those the real Kenny Kramer took of Larry David. See more »

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Elaine on the phone says she is at Arlene's and asks Jerry to stop over. A minute later Jerry tells George she is coming up. Then Elaine calls back to say she is too busy to come over. See more »

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Kramer: How often do you cut your toe nails?
Jerry Seinfeld: I would say every two and a half to eight weeks.
Kramer: 'cause the other night, you know, I was sleeping with Marion, I rolled over and I cut her ankle with my big toe.
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George and Elaine reach new levels of awesomeness!
26 November 2015 | by See all my reviews

"The Tape" is completely dominated by Julia Loius Dreyfus and Jason Alexander, who share some of the best chemistry on the show to date....perhaps the best! Elaine is really evolving into a character, all her own now. Her sexy voice and her pranks on Jerry are extremely funny, but it is mostly the way Julia and Jason play out their scenes together. They share such natural chemistry in some of the most delightful scenes to date.

The plot involving the Chinese hair growth product for bald men was also entertaining, especially Kramer's documentation of George's baldness.

All this makes "The Tape" an excellent episode; my second favourite of the season thus far.


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