Jerry is desperate for his new girlfriend, a professional masseuse, to give him a massage but every hint or suggestion seems to fall on deaf ears. They go on a double date with George and his new girlfriend and it's obvious that Jerry's girlfriend doesn't like him, which drives George to extremes. Elaine is dating a man named Joel Rifkin - not the serial killer - but he seems oblivious to his name and how people react to it. Her attempts to get him to change his name aren't entirely successful. Kramer comes up with a new idea for a book - a coffee table book about coffee tables.
Did You Know?
In the episode Elaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus
) is dating Joel Rifkin (Anthony Cistaro
) who also shares the same name of a serial killer in New York. While in his apartment Elaine gets the idea of trying to get him to change his name so people wouldn't relate him to the real life killer. She comes up with names while flipping through a Sports Illustrated and suggests the name O.J. for him to change his name to - about nine months before O.J. Simpson
was arrested for killing his ex-wife and her lover. See more
Giants Stadium Announcer
[over the public address system
Ladies and gentlemen, may I have your attention, please? Would Joel Rifkin report to the stadium office. Joel Rifkin... telephone.
Referenced in Black Mirror: Hang the DJ
Seinfeld Theme Song
Written by Jonathan Wolff See more