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The Old Man 

Elaine gets the gang to volunteer visiting the elderly, each "adopting" an old person. She gets freaked out by hers, George gets fired by his guy, and Jerry loses his. Kramer and Newman ... See full summary »

Director:

Tom Cherones

Writers:

Larry David (created by), Jerry Seinfeld (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Jerry Seinfeld ... Jerry Seinfeld
Julia Louis-Dreyfus ... Elaine Benes
Michael Richards ... Kramer
Jason Alexander ... George Costanza
Wayne Knight ... Newman
Bill Erwin ... Sid
Tobin Bell ... Ron
Robert Donley Robert Donley ... Ben
Lanei Chapman ... Housekeeper
Victoria Dillard ... Agency Rep
Jerry Hauck ... Tim
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Storyline

Elaine gets the gang to volunteer visiting the elderly, each "adopting" an old person. She gets freaked out by hers, George gets fired by his guy, and Jerry loses his. Kramer and Newman scheme to sell records to a vintage music store and steal the records from Jerry's old guy. Written by halo1k

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Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 February 1993 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

In this episode when Kramer (Michael Richards) and Newman are at "Bleecker Bob's" trying to sell the old man's records, the part of Bob is played by Tobin Bell who later go on to star in the Saw (2004) horror franchise. See more »

Goofs

Kramer and Newman both refer to the record store as "Ron's Records" as does Ron himself. The sign outside the store however, clearly shows the name is Bleecker Bob's Records. See more »

Quotes

Jerry: What's all this stuff?
Sid Fields: Trash. Garbage.
Jerry: You're throwing this out?
Sid Fields: I believe that's what you do with garbage, ya idiot.
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Connections

Featured in Seinfeld: Highlights of a Hundred (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Seinfeld Theme Song
Written by Jonathan Wolff
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"There's a void"
16 July 2016 | by juanmaffeoSee all my reviews

The Old Man starts off good, then hits rock bottom by the second act but redeems itself in the third.

The second act consists of Jerry, George and Elaine getting to know their respective old people and none of these stories rings funny, at least the first time they meet. Jerry's story with his old man gets better as it gets mixed with Kramer and Newman's story line and Elaine's story gets actually really funny.

On a side note I love that they made a real picture for the Gandhi detail, it just shows the effort they put on the show. Also, this must be one of the few episodes that shows not a single hint of continuity. I could be anywhere on the list.


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