Jerry gets a permanent discount at his local dry cleaners after returning a locket he found in a jacket pocket. His new girlfriend Meryl also claims the discount claiming to be Jerry's wife... See full summary »

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Jerry gets a permanent discount at his local dry cleaners after returning a locket he found in a jacket pocket. His new girlfriend Meryl also claims the discount claiming to be Jerry's wife. It all gets out of hand when Jerry's Uncle Leo hears he's married. Elaine thinks an airline pilot who goes to the same health club but her interest wanes quickly when he wipes the top of her water bottle before drinking from it. George is in trouble when the pilot sees him urinating in the shower at the same club. Kramer has had trouble sleeping at home but not, unfortunately at the tanning studio. Written by garykmcd

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Guest stars Courtney Cox who was about to begin filming a little show named 'Friends' which, arguably, went on to become even more successful than Seinfeld. See more »

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When Jerry and Meryl argue about the can opener, a beer bottle on the counter keeps moving around. See more »

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[Elaine catches Greg not cleaning his sweat off the exercise equipment]
Greg: You're friends with the urinator, aren't you?
Elaine Benes: At least he had a drain.
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Spoofs Casablanca (1942) See more »

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"It's all pipes!"
3 October 2011 | by (Israel) – See all my reviews

Season 5, Episode 17, "The Wife"

Not one of season's 5 best episodes, certainly, but it's still a worthy classic. Courtney Cox was a grade-B star at the time, still a few months before hitting it big in Seinfeld's main competition Friends, but she was still one of the better known faces to make an appearance in the early seasons and she's one of the better Girlfriends-of-the-week the show had. Cox has great chemistry with Jerry and it makes their storyline the real highlight of the episode, and one of the better relationship stories in season 5.

The other stories in the episode pale by comparison - Kramer hardly even has any, but Elaine and George have some very funny moments. Overall a very good Seinfeld episode.


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