Seinfeld: Season 7, Episode 21

The Wait Out (9 May 1996)

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George makes a comment that breaks up a married couple. Because of this comment, he tries to find a way out of his pending marriage to Susan by any means necessary. Jerry and Elaine swoop in to pick up the pieces of said relationship. Kramer wears an unusually tight pair of jeans and cant take them off.

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After George suggests she could have done better, Beth decides to leave her husband David. While George obsesses over whether he was the cause of the break-up, Elaine and Jerry swoop in, much to their delight, and offer the distraught couple a shoulder to cry on. When George tries to make amends, Elaine and Jerry want him to stop. It all gives George an idea on how to end his own relationship with Susan. Kramer meanwhile wears a particularly tight pair of blue jeans which he can't now get off. Written by garykmcd

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When Elaine urges Jerry to go over to Beth's, she picks up his jacket. The jacket is next seen in his hand without him taking it. See more »

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Mickey: So, Bradley. I guess this is the last place you expected to find yourself.
[Kramer takes a deep breath]
Mickey: Well we're gonna be here a while so take a seat.
[Kramer is struggling to sit down in the chair, while Mickey has his back turned with a pack of cigarettes]
Mickey: You know if it hadn't been for that secretary of yours... I said sit down!
[Kramer is still struggling to sit down, and a frustrated Mickey throws the pack of cigarettes to the floor]
Cosmo Kramer: [under his breath, which is hard to make out] I'm trying!
Mickey: ...
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Very good
24 July 2009 | by (Scotland, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

While not the best Seinfeld episode, this is still an enjoyable little romp.

George makes a remark to a couple who are having a rough time. The couple then break-up and George is left feeling guilty. Meanwhile, Jerry and Elaine try to get dates with the new singletons. Watching Jerry and Elaine co-ordinate their moves raises a smile.

The episode isn't remarkably funny, but still engaging. The funny parts come from Kramer and his tight jeans - brilliant! The Frankenstein bit had me chuckling!

All in all, worth a watch. 7/10


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