Kramer has a run-in with a gang named after president Van Buren, but he accidentally flashes their secret sign and becomes a member of the gang. Elaine finds this fascinating as she's ghost-writing Peterman's autobiography and needs some stories to use as filler material. George has to pick a scholarship recipient and picks an average Joe instead of an over achiever. Written by
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In this episode, George offers a scholarship to a boy named Steven Koren. Steven Koren is the name of one of the show's writers and producers. See more
(at around 58 mins) You can hear that Elaine's voice over is done by someone else when there is a shot of the building before the camera goes into Jerry's apartment. See more
[George, trying to prove he was a Van Buren Boy, makes several hand gestures in an attempt to perform their secret gang sign
That's not the sign.
It was when I was bangin'!
References Twilight Zone