Seinfeld/The Raincoats

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The Raincoats
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Season 5, Episodes 18 & 19
Airdate April 28, 1994
Production Number 519 / 520
Written by Tom Gammill &
Max Pross and
Larry David &
Jerry Seinfeld
Directed by Tom Cherones
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The Raincoats is the eighteenth and nineteenth episodes of the fifth season of Seinfeld, and the eighty-second and eighty-third episodes overall.

Starring: Jerry Seinfeld (Jerry Seinfeld), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Elaine Benes), Michael Richards (Cosmo Kramer)

and Jason Alexander (George Costanza)

Guest Starring: Wayne Knight (Newman), Jerry Stiller (Frank), Estelle Harris (Estelle), Barney Martin (Morty), Liz Sheridan (Helen), Sandy Baron (Klompus) Michael G. Hagerty (Rudy), Dorien Wilson (Alec), Stephen Pearlman (Mr. Goldstein), Annie Korzen (Doris)

and Judge Reinhold (Aaron)

Also Starring: Lisa Pescia (Joanne), Melanie Smith (Rachel), LaRita Shelby (Tour Leader), Jason Manary (Joey)


Plot Overview

Jerry's parents are staying with him while they wait to take their trip to Paris and he's just returned from three weeks on the road can't get anytime alone with his girlfriend. George tries to get out of the big brother program, just after he gets talked into it. The Seinfeld's avoid the Costanza's dinner invitation.

Elaine's latest boyfriend (the "close-talker") becomes unusually fixated on Jerry's parents and shows them New York City. Kramer makes a deal with Jerry's father to sell belt-less raincoats to a second hand shop and George sells his father's moth-ridden cabana style clothing, right before they plan a cruise. Eventually, Jerry and his girlfriend go to a movie together, "Schindler's List", they don't see it because they make-out during the movie, but Newman sees it and them.


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