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The Fire 

George dates a woman who has a son. She invites him to her son's birthday party. While at the party, a fire breaks out in the kitchen. George screams "FIRE!!!" and knocks down the kids and ... See full summary »

Director:

Tom Cherones

Writers:

Larry David (created by), Jerry Seinfeld (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Jerry Seinfeld ... Jerry Seinfeld
Julia Louis-Dreyfus ... Elaine Benes
Michael Richards ... Cosmo Kramer
Jason Alexander ... George Costanza
Melanie Chartoff ... Robin
Veanne Cox ... Toby
Dom Irrera ... Ronnie Kaye
Jon Favreau ... Eric the Clown
Lisa Pescia ... Joanne
Hiram Kasten ... Michael
Patience Cleveland ... Old Lady
Lawrence LeJohn Lawrence LeJohn ... Fireman
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Storyline

George dates a woman who has a son. She invites him to her son's birthday party. While at the party, a fire breaks out in the kitchen. George screams "FIRE!!!" and knocks down the kids and the old lady as he cowardly tries to make his escape. The clown (not Bozo) puts out the fire with his big shoe. Meanwhile, over at Pendant Publishing, Elaine learns that she's up for a very nice promotion. But her main competition, Toby, is working with Kramer on his coffee table book. The three head over to the comedy club where Jerry is doing an important set where a writer from Entertainment Weekly will be present to do a review of the show for the magazine. Toby heckles Jerry. After Jerry gets the magazine and sees the mostly negative review of his show, he decides to do something unheard of - heckle the heckler. After he goes to Toby's office to heckle her, Toby gets so distraught that she leaves the building and a street sweeper severs her pinkie toe. Kramer gets the toe and hijacks a bus to ... Written by halo1k

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Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Melanie Chartoff and Michael Richards both were cast members on the show "Fridays". See more »

Goofs

The clown at the party says he's never heard of Bozo. When George says "how can you call yourself a clown and not know who he is"? He says "what is he a clown"? Then afterwards says "you're hung up on some clown from the 60's." If he doesn't know who Bozo is, how do he know what decade he was most popular in. See more »

Quotes

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Jerry Seinfeld: To me, the thing about birthday parties is that the first and last party you have are actually quite similar. You know, you just kind of sit there. You're the least excited person at the party. You don't even really realize that there is a party. You don't know what's going on. Both birthday parties, people have to help you blow out the candles. You can't do it. You don't even know why you're doing it. What is this ritual? What is going on? It's also the only two birthday parties ...
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Connections

Referenced in Dinner for Five: Episode #1.3 (2002) See more »

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Seinfeld Theme Song
Written by Jonathan Wolff
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Bozo
19 June 2020 | by bevo-13678See all my reviews

I like the bit where he pushed that old lady to the ground


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Official Sites:

Hulu | Sony Pictures Television

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 1994 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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