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Season 9

157 :09x01 - The Butter Shave

Sep/25/1997
Kenny Bania, Jerry's rival, continues to take Jerry's past material, and even starts dating one of Jerry's ex-girlfriends. To change this, Jerry decides to do badly in one of his acts so Kenny will do bad as well. But Jerry's plan completely backfires. Kramer starts shaving using butter and starts roasting himself in a sauna. Newman sees him as a giant turkey and chases him around. Meanwhile, Elaine and Puddy travel to Europe together, and George tries to hide that he's a closet Bania fan.
Guest Stars: Steve Hytner as Kenny Bania | Patrick Warburton as David Puddy | Kristin Davis as Jenna | Everett Greenbaum as McMaines | Connie Sawyer as Old Woman | Frank Van Keeken as Vegetable Lasagna | Erica Y. Becoat as Stewardess | George Georgiadis as Cab Driver | Brian Callaway as Passenger | Wayne Knight as Newman | Steve Hytner as Kenny Bania | Patrick Warburton as David Puddy | Gordon Jump as Mr. Thomassoulo | Everett Greenbaum as McMaines | Connie Sawyer as Old Woman | Matthew Fonda as NBC Executive | Frank Van Keeken as Vegetable Lasagna | Shannon Whirry as Cute Girl | Nancy Balbirer as Woman | Erica Y. Becoat as Stewardess | Torsten Voges as Cab Driver | George Georgiadis as Cab Driver | Brian Callaway as Passenger
Director: Andy Ackerman

158 :09x02 - The Voice

Oct/02/1997
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Guest Stars: Gordon Jump as Mr. Thomassoulo | Sara Rose Peterson as Claire | Ella Joyce as Dean Jones | Nancy Balbirer as Alice | Cindy Lu as Worker | Jarrad Paul as Darin | Patrick Warburton as David Puddy | Gordon Jump as Mr. Thomassoulo | Ella Joyce as Dean Jones | Nancy Balbirer as Alice | Brian J. Williams as Glenn | Cindy Lu as Worker

159 :09x03 - The Serenity Now

Oct/09/1997
Frank begins to use the phrase "serenity now" every time he feels his blood pressure rising. Elaine is invited to a bar mitzvah for her boss's son and is French kissed by the son. George begins to work as a computer salesman, but isn't good at selling them to other people. Jerry's girlfriend gives Knicks tickets away, which makes Jerry mad, but he doesn't show it. His girlfriend comments that he never gets angry, so Jerry attempts to show his anger.
Guest Stars: Jerry Stiller as Frank Costanza | Estelle Harris as Estelle Costanza | Lori Loughlin as Patty | Ross Malinger as Adam | Matt McCoy as Lloyd Braun | Jerry Stiller as Frank Costanza | Estelle Harris as Estelle Costanza | Lori Loughlin as Patty | Ross Malinger as Adam | Matt McCoy as Lloyd Braun | Bruce Mahler as Rabbi Glickman | Richard Fancy as Mr. Lippman
Director: Andy Ackerman

160 :09x04 - The Blood

Oct/16/1997
Jerry's parents hire a personal trainer for him. However, the trainer is very old and ends up throwing out his back. Kramer begins stocking up on his own blood, but runs into refrigeration problems. George decides that if he could combine sex and food, he would have the perfect life. Elaine's friend thinks Elaine is too irresponsible to watch her son but tries to prove her friend wrong. But when babysitting is more than Elaine bargained for, she tries to show that she is irresponsible to get out of it.
Guest Stars: Wayne Knight as Newman | Barney Martin as Morty Seinfeld | Liz Sheridan as Helen Seinfeld | Kellie Waymire as Vivian | Audrey Kissel as Tara | Colton James as Jimmy | Yvonne Farrow as Employee | Lloyd Bridges as Izzy | Wayne Knight as Newman | Barney Martin as Morty Seinfeld | Liz Sheridan as Helen Seinfeld | Kellie Waymire as Vivian | Audrey Kissel as Tara | Colton James as Jimmy | Gene Dynarski as Izzy Jr. | Yvonne Farrow as Employee | Lloyd Bridges as Izzy
Director: Andy Ackerman

161 :09x05 - The Junk Mail

Oct/30/1997
Kramer gets disgusted with all of the junk mail he receives, so he closes off his mailbox and forwards all of his mail to Jerry's box. Jerry has a show to help a car dealership owned by "Fragile" Frankie, and is given a van for his help. Meanwhile, George thinks his parents are avoiding him, and Elaine tries to get Puddy back.
Guest Stars: Toby Huss as Jack | Richard Kuhlman as Man | Toby Huss as Jack | Wayne Knight as Newman | Jerry Stiller as Frank Costanza | Estelle Harris as Estelle Costanza | Patrick Warburton as David Puddy | Dana Gould as Frankie | Montrose Hagins as Old Woman (Betty) | Peggy Blow as Mail Clerk | Clement E. Blake as Dirt Person #1 | D.A. Johnson as Dirt Person #2 | Wilford Brimley as Postmaster General Henry Atkins | Richard Kuhlman as Man | Wayne Knight as Newman | Jerry Stiller as Frank Costanza | Estelle Harris as Estelle Costanza | Patrick Warburton as David Puddy | Laurie Taylor-Williams as Rhisa | Dana Gould as Frankie | Montrose Hagins as Old Woman (Betty) | Peggy Blow as Mail Clerk | Clement E. Blake as Dirt Person #1 | D.A. Johnson as Dirt Person #2 | Wilford Brimley as Postmaster General Henry Atkins
Director: Andy Ackerman

162 :09x06 - The Merv Griffin Show

Nov/06/1997
Kramer finds part of a Merv Griffin Show set in a dumpster. He sets the pieces up in his apartment and creates his own show, featuring him as a host. Jerry's girlfriend collects old toys and refuses to let anyone play with them. George hits a squirrel and his girlfriend has him take the squirrel to the vet. Meanwhile, Elaine has to deal with an annoying co-worker.
Guest Stars: Arabella Field as Miranda | Wayne Knight as Newman | John O'Hurley as J. Peterman | Jerry Stiller as Frank Costanza | Rick Hall as Vet | Brent Hinkley as Lou | Julia Pennington as Celia | Jim Fowler (1) as Himself | Arabella Field as Miranda | John O'Hurley as J. Peterman | Jerry Stiller as Frank Costanza | Estelle Harris as Estelle Costanza | Rick Hall as Vet | Brent Hinkley as Lou | Julia Pennington as Celia | Jim Fowler (1) as Himself

163 :09x07 - The Slicer

Nov/13/1997
Elaine's neighbor is out of the country and left her alarm set to go off at 3:30 am. Kramer buys a meat slicer, and Elaine breaks it when he lets her borrow it. Jerry's new girlfriend is a doctor who only talks about healing people. George gets a new job and realizes that he knows the boss from somewhere.
Guest Stars: Marcia Cross as Dr. Sara Seredes | Daniel Von Bargen as Kruger | Larry B. Scott as Arthur Milano | Marcia Cross as Dr. Sara Seredes | Daniel Von Bargen as Kruger | Larry B. Scott as Arthur Milano | David Moreland as Mr. Parry
Director: Andy Ackerman

164 :09x08 - The Betrayal

Nov/20/1997
In an episode told backwards, Jerry, George and Elaine return home from their India trip and they don't want to talk about the trip or even talk to each other. George finds out that Jerry slept with his girlfriend and to compensate, George wants to sleep with Elaine. Elaine tells everyone that she once slept with Sue Ellen's fiance, which causes Sue Ellen to call off the wedding.
Guest Stars: Wayne Knight as Newman | Michael McShane as FDR (Franklin Delano Romanosky) | Justine Miceli as Nina | Bart Braverman as Zubin | Shaun Toub as Pinter | Noor Shic as Usha | Jocelyne Kelly as Model | Brian Kaiser as Postman | Shelley Malil as Usher | Bill Lee Brown as Partygoer | Wayne Knight as Newman | Heidi Swedberg as Susan | Brenda Strong as Sue Ellen | Justine Miceli as Nina | Bart Braverman as Zubin | Shaun Toub as Pinter | Jocelyne Kelly as Model | Shelley Malil as Usher | Bill Lee Brown as Partygoer
Director: Andy Ackerman

166 :09x10 - The Strike

Dec/18/1997
Jerry's girlfriend, Gwen, looks either ugly or beautiful depending on what type of light she is in. At a Hanukkah party, George receives a donation made to a charity in his name as a gift. George sees this as an opportunity to not have to give out gifts, and sets up a fictitious charity, "The Human Fund", which he makes donations to on behalf of his co-workers for their gifts. However, George is found out, resulting in the story of Festivus. Meanwhile, Kramer resumes working at a bagel shop after a 12 year strike.
Guest Stars: Jerry Stiller as Frank Costanza | Estelle Harris as Estelle Costanza | Bryan Cranston as Whatley | Karen Fineman as Gwen | Kevin McDonald as Denim Vest | Tracy Letts as Counterguy | Amit Itelman as Employee | Stacey Herring as Sandy | Colin Malone as Sleazy Guy | Jerry Dixon as Customer | Dave Florek as Harry | Jerry Stiller as Frank Costanza | Bryan Cranston as Whatley | Daniel Von Bargen as Kruger | Karen Fineman as Gwen | Tracy Letts as Counterguy | Amit Itelman as Employee | Stacey Herring as Sandy | Colin Malone as Sleazy Guy | Suzanne Krull as Gwen | Dave Florek as Harry
Director: Andy Ackerman

167 :09x11 - The Dealership

Jan/08/1998
Puddy is promoted from a mechanic to a car salesman, so Jerry tries to use Puddy to get a good deal on a new car. But when Elaine and Puddy get into a fight, Jerry tries to get them back together so he can get his good deal. At the dealership, George tries to get a twinkie, but the vending machine won't take his dollar. Meanwhile, Kramer test drives a car and pushes it to the limit to see if it can handle a day in the life of Kramer.
Guest Stars: Patrick Warburton as David Puddy | Daniel Hagen as Rick | Joel McCrary as Don | Michael Kagan as Willie | Dee Freeman as Service Assistant | Rif Hutton as Salesman | Steve Susskind as Customer #1 | Loretta Fox as Customer #2 | Catherine Schreiber as Saleswoman | Patrick Warburton as David Puddy | Joel McCrary as Don | Michael Kagan as Willie | Dee Freeman as Service Assistant | Rif Hutton as Salesman | Steve Susskind as Customer #1 | Loretta Fox as Customer #2 | Catherine Schreiber as Saleswoman
Director: Andy Ackerman

169 :09x13 - The Cartoon

Jan/29/1998
Elaine comes across a cartoon in the New Yorker, but can't figure out why it's funny. She then becomes determined to get her comic published. Kramer's honesty gets Jerry in trouble with Sally, an old friend of Elaine's, and she begins to do stand-up about how mean Jerry is. George's new girlfriend looks like Jerry, but he refuses to believe it.
Guest Stars: Kathy Griffin as Sally Weaver | Joe Urla as Dugan | Wayne Knight as Newman | Paul Benedict as Mr. Elinoff | Tracy Nelson (1) as Janet | Bart McCarthy as Cab Driver | Kathy Griffin as Sally Weaver | Joe Urla as Dugan | John O'Hurley as J. Peterman | Paul Benedict as Mr. Elinoff | Tracy Nelson (1) as Janet | Bart McCarthy as Cab Driver
Director: Andy Ackerman

170 :09x14 - The Strongbox

Feb/05/1998
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Guest Stars: Alex Kapp Horner as Maura | Louis Mustillo as Phil | Nicholas Paul Walker as Glenn | Mary Scheer as Ms. Smoth | Bonnie McNeil as Alison | Rosie Malek-Yonan as Wife | Illeana Douglas as Loretta | Alex Kapp Horner as Maura | Louis Mustillo as Phil | Nicholas Paul Walker as Glenn | Mary Scheer as Ms. Smoth | Bonnie McNeil as Alison | Rosie Malek-Yonan as Wife

171 :09x15 - The Wizard

Feb/26/1998
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Guest Stars: Grace Zabriskie as Mrs. Ross | Liz Sheridan as Helen Seinfeld | Edgar Small as Sid Luckman | Vic Helford as Tom | Michael McShane as Franklin Delano Romanosky (FDR) | Constance Zimmer as Waitress #2 | Jeanette Miller as Old Woman | Murray Rubin as Rubin | Grace Zabriskie as Mrs. Ross | Warren Frost as Mr. Ross | Liz Sheridan as Helen Seinfeld | Samuel Bliss Cooper (1) as Darryl | Edgar Small as Sid Luckman | Vic Helford as Tom | Michael McShane as Franklin Delano Romanosky (FDR) | Bahni Turpin as Waitress #1 | Constance Zimmer as Waitress #2 | Jeanette Miller as Old Woman
Director: Andy Ackerman

173 :09x17 - The Bookstore

Apr/09/1998
Jerry and George spend time at a bookstore in order to meet women. There, George takes a book to read into the bathroom, and is forced to buy it. Jerry sees Uncle Leo shoplifting, and tells his family about what he saw. Kramer and Newman start their own rickshaw business. While drunk, Elaine makes out with a co-worker, then makes up a story about dating him to avoid trouble at the office.
Guest Stars: Merrin Dungey as Cashier | Lauren Bowles as Waitress | Wayne Knight as Newman | Barney Martin as Morty Seinfeld | Liz Sheridan as Helen Seinfeld | John O'Hurley as J. Peterman | Len Lesser as Uncle Leo | Jonathan Penner as Zach | Sonya Eddy as Rebecca DeMornay | Kevin Ruf as Security Guard | Heather Morgan as Server | Sloppy Joe as Hobo Joe | Merrin Dungey as Cashier | Lauren Bowles as Waitress | Wayne Knight as Newman | Barney Martin as Morty Seinfeld | Liz Sheridan as Helen Seinfeld | John O'Hurley as J. Peterman | Len Lesser as Uncle Leo | Jonathan Penner as Zach | Ted Rooney as Crichton | Sonya Eddy as Rebecca DeMornay | Kevin Ruf as Security Guard | Heather Morgan as Server | Mark Daniel Cade as Walter | Sloppy Joe as Hobo Joe
Director: Andy Ackerman

176 :09x20 - The Puerto Rican Day

May/07/1998
At a Mets game, Elaine, George, Jerry, and Kramer decide to leave in the 8th inning since the Mets are losing 8 to 0. However, they have a tough time getting home due to a Puerto Rican Day parade. George is taunted by a man with a laser pointer. Kramer accidentally sets the Puerto Rican flag on fire and is mobbed by a group of people.
Guest Stars: John Paragon as Cedric | Bert Rosario as Man | Helen Carey as Mrs. Christine Nyhart | Helen Carey as Mrs. Christine Nyhart | Mario Joyner as Lamar | Dayton Callie as Cabbie | Yul Vazquez as Bob | Jenica Bergere as Leslie | Monica Allison as Gail | Marcelo Tubert as Father | Armando Molina as Amigo | Tom Dahlgren as Priest | Mimi Cozzens as Mrs. Canterman | Marc Hirschfeld as Ellis | Chip Heller as Policeman | John Paragon as Cedric | James Karen as Mr. Canterman | Mario Joyner as Lamar | Dayton Callie as Cabbie | Yul Vazquez as Bob | Jenica Bergere as Leslie | Marcelo Tubert as Father | Armando Molina as Amigo | Tom Agna as Gary | Tom Dahlgren as Priest | Raoul N. Rizik as Parade Goer | Alison Martin as Lucy | Chip Heller as Policeman
Director: Andy Ackerman

177 :09x21 - The Clip Show (1) (a.k.a. The Chronicle (1))

May/14/1998
A look back on relationships, break ups, and other clips from the past nine seasons of Seinfeld.
Director: Andy Ackerman

178 :09x22 - The Clip Show (2) (a.k.a. The Chronicle (2))

May/14/1998
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Writer: Darin Henry
Songs: Green Day -- Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)

179 :09x23 - The Finale (1)

May/14/1998
In part one of the finale, the gang find out that the pilot for Jerry's show has been approved and 13 episodes were ordered. NBC lends the foursome a jet to use before they have to move to California for the show, and they decide to go to Paris. While in the air, Kramer tries to get water out of his ear, but ends up stumbling into cockpit, sending the plane into a dive. The plane has to land, and on the ground, the gang sees a robbery, but don't attempt to help, so they are arrested. Several characters travel to their trial, including Jerry's parents, Peterman, Puddy, Newman, and others.
Guest Stars: James Pickens, Jr. as Det. Hudson | Geoffrey C. Ewing as Bailiff | Geoffrey C. Ewing as Bailiff | Jane Leeves as Marla Penny | Warren Frost as Mr. Ross | Victor Raider-Wexler as Dr. Wexler | Grace Zabriskie as Mrs. Ross | Wayne Knight as Newman | Jerry Stiller as Frank Costanza | Estelle Harris as Estelle Costanza | Steve Hytner as Kenny Bania | Len Lesser as Uncle Leo | John O'Hurley as J. Peterman | Patrick Warburton as David Puddy | Danny Woodburn as Mickey Abbott | Peter Blood as Jay Crespi | David Byrd as Pharmacist | Steve Carlson as Captain Maddox | David Dunard as Guard | Donna Evans as Woman | Keith Hernandez as Himself | Wendle Josepher as Susie | Robert Katims as Mr. Deensfrei | Scott Klace as Guard | Ed O'Ross as Detective Blake | Kevin Page as Stu Chermak | John Pinette as Howie | Peter Riegert as Kimbrough | McNally Sagal as Carol | Gay Thomas as O'Neal | Myra Turley as Forewoman | Jane Wells as Herself | Van Epperson as Passerby | Sean Moran as Man | Dianne Turley Travis as Receptionist | Jim Zulevic as Bernie | Maggie Egan as Ticket Clerk | James Pickens, Jr. as Det. Hudson | Shawn Lockie as Secretary (uncredited) | Jane Leeves as Marla Penny | Warren Frost as Mr. Ross | Victor Raider-Wexler as Dr. Wexler | Grace Zabriskie as Mrs. Ross | Wayne Knight as Newman | Jerry Stiller as Frank Costanza | Estelle Harris as Estelle Costanza | Liz Sheridan as Helen Seinfeld | Barney Martin as Morty Seinfeld | Steve Hytner as Kenny Bania | Len Lesser as Uncle Leo | Phil Morris as Jackie Chiles | John O'Hurley as J. Peterman | Patrick Warburton as David Puddy | Danny Woodburn as Mickey Abbott | Larry David as Prison Heckler | Peter Blood as Jay Crespi | Steve Carlson as Captain Maddox | David Dunard as Guard | Donna Evans as Woman | Keith Hernandez as Himself | Scott Jaeck as Officer Vogel | Scott Klace as Guard | Bruce Mahler as Rabbi Glickman | Ed O'Ross as Detective Blake | Kevin Page as Stu Chermak | John Pinette as Howie | James Rebhorn as D.A. Hoyt | Peter Riegert as Kimbrough | Geraldo Rivera as Himself | McNally Sagal as Carol | Gay Thomas as O'Neal | Myra Turley as Forewoman | Jane Wells as Herself | Van Epperson as Passerby | Jeff Johnson (1) as Criminal | Sean Moran as Man | Jim Zulevic as Bernie | Maggie Egan as Ticket Clerk
Director: Andy Ackerman

The "Seinfeld" Story

Nov/25/2004
The "Seinfeld" Story is an NBC special in which Jerry takes questions from the audience while doing a stand-up act. When one audience member asks where the series came from, Jerry shows the crowd a videotape which included the early production of the show, and the people involved in that production. Each main cast member talks about the first seasons of the show and the episodes that were turning points in the show's success. Throughout the show, there are several clips and bloopers from Seinfeld's beginnings.
Guest Stars: Larry David as Himself | George Shapiro as Himself | Howard West as Himself | Rick Ludwin as Himself | Warren Littlefield as Himself | Marc Hirschfeld as Himself | Jerry Seinfeld as Himself | Jason Alexander as Himself | Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Herself | Rob Reiner as Himself | Larry David as Himself | Howard West as Himself | Rick Ludwin as Himself | Warren Littlefield as Himself | Marc Hirschfeld as Himself | Kenny Kramer as Himself | Jerry Seinfeld as Himself | Jason Alexander as Himself | Michael Richards as Himself
Director: Morgan Sackett
Network: NBC ( USA)
Type: Scripted
Genres: Comedy
Status: Ended
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: July 05, 1989
Ended: May 14, 1998
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