Seinfeld: Season 5, Episode 17

The Wife (17 Mar. 1994)

TV Episode  -   -  Comedy
8.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.2/10 from 561 users  
Reviews: 2 user

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(created by), (created by), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

On TV

Airs Tue. Oct. 28, 6:00 PM on TBS

Editors' Spotlight

Live Chat with Keanu Reeves

We conducted a Live Chat with Keanu about his upcoming film John Wick.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 63 titles
created 26 Nov 2011
 
a list of 5279 titles
created 10 Dec 2011
 
a list of 22 titles
created 02 Jan 2012
 
list image
a list of 21 titles
created 25 Mar 2013
 
list image
a list of 21 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Wife" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Wife (17 Mar 1994)

The Wife (17 Mar 1994) on IMDb 8.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Seinfeld.
« Previous Episode | 79 of 172 Episodes | Next Episode »
Edit

Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
...
...
...
...
...
Meryl
...
...
...
Greg
...
...
Marty
Rebecca Glenn ...
Paula
Nick LaTour ...
Grandpa
Susan Segal ...
Waitress
Lili Bernard ...
Anna
...
Owner (as Lawrence A. Mandley)
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

17 March 1994 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

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

Quotes

[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.
See more »

Connections

Spoofs Casablanca (1942) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
"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.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
let me ask you this... carpet_crawler
If Aunt Baby were alive today... LouFilerman
The episode in which George pees in the shower amarillo513
Does real Jerry not have any books? skipper
Bob Sacamano rhs6358
is it Sacamano or Sacamento? MrShowmanship
Discuss The Wife (1994) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?