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The Wink 

Jerry squirts grapefruit into George's eye at breakfast, and for the rest of the day George is misinterpreted because everyone thinks he is winking at them.

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Jerry squirts grapefruit juice in George's eye and he develops and uncontrollable wink in his eye. This causes Kramer to sell Steinbrenner's birthday card and George's co-worker Morgan to get fired. Elaine is dating a wake up service guy named James she met on the phone. Jerry is dating Elaine's cousin Holly who loves to eat meat. Jerry tries to impress her by pretending to eat her mutton but actual stuffs the chewed up pieces into Grandma Mima's napkins and into his jacket. Elaine borrows Jerry's jacket and gets chased by dogs. She has to spend the night at her boyfriend's house and they sleep head to toe on his sofa bed. Kramer makes a deal with a terminally ill boy named Bobby that if Paul O'Neill hits two home runs he will give Kramer the birthday card back. James's dogs find the mutton and the used napkins are used as dog bandannas. Holly tries to cook Jerry pork chops and he stuffs it into his sofa and James's dogs find it as well. Written by Jim

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12 October 1995 (USA)  »

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Trivia

James's telephone voice was actually the star of "Game of Thrones",Peter Dinklage See more »

Goofs

When Jerry is eating the Mutton, he puts the food from his mouth into his napkin, then puts that in his coat pocket. Two seconds later his clean napkin is once again hanging from his front collar. See more »

Quotes

Jerry Seinfeld: I still can't believe, you're going out on a blind date.
Elaine Benes: I'm not worried. It sounds like he's really good looking.
Jerry Seinfeld: You're going by sound? What are we, whales?
Elaine Benes: I think I can tell.
Jerry Seinfeld: Elaine, what percentage of people would you say are good looking?
Elaine Benes: 25 percent.
Jerry Seinfeld: 25 percent, you say? No way! It's like 4 to 6 percent. It's a 20 to 1 shot.
Elaine Benes: You're way off.
Jerry Seinfeld: Way off? Have you been to the motor vehicle bureau? It's like a leper colony down there.
Elaine Benes: So what you are saying is that 90 to 95 percent of the ...
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One of the best one-liners of the season!
2 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a great episode, however, rather than a total critique I just want to point out one of the funniest quotes of the season. Jerry says, "Your genitals are still lined up." If you can't remember the context then go back and watch it again. I also love the roll of the wake-up call guy and how they use his character. In general, this is a very well written and directed episode from the later years of Seinfeld. An interesting note regarding the directors of Seinfeld of which there were a total of 4. Andy Ackerman and Tom Cherones are the two main directors and were used for most of the episodes. David Steinberg directed 2 episodes in 1991 and David Owen Trainer also directed 2 episodes, one in 1994 and the other in 1997. Tom directed 79 episodes during the first half of the shows run. Andy directed this episode and the most episodes that totaled 88 during the last half of the shows 9 season duration. I love how episodes like these are written so that everything comes together by the end and everyone and/or thing that happens is connected. That is definitely one of Larry David's trademarks. Enjoy!


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