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Seinfeld: The Wife

Jerry has his girlfriend pose as his wife to get a marriage discount on his dry cleaning. But when Uncle Leo overhears the woman say she's Jerry's wife, his plan begins to backfire. Meanwhile, at the gym George uses the shower as a bathroom and fears that the man that saw him will turn him in. Elaine can't figure out if a guy at the gym likes her or not and Kramer tries to impress his girlfriend's parents.


Episode Info


Episode number: 5x17
Production Number: 517
Airdate: Thursday March 17th, 1994

Director: Tom Cherones
Writer: Peter Mehlman


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Guest Stars
Barney MartinBarney Martin
As Morty
Recurring
Lawrence MandleyLawrence Mandley
As Coffee Shop Owner
Recurring
Len LesserLen Lesser
As Uncle Leo
Recurring
Liz SheridanLiz Sheridan
As Helen
Recurring
Susan SegalSusan Segal
As Waitress
Recurring
Joseph RagnoJoseph Ragno
As Marty
Nick LaTourNick LaTour
As Grandpa
Main Cast
Jerry SeinfeldJerry Seinfeld
As Jerry Seinfeld
Julia Louis-DreyfusJulia Louis-Dreyfus
As Elaine Marie Benes
Michael RichardsMichael Richards
As Cosmo Kramer
Jason AlexanderJason Alexander
As George Louis Costanza
Episode Quotes
Jerry's Monologue: Of all the places that you go all the time, the dry-cleaning relationship is one of the most bizarre. Because you keep giving each other the same thing, back and forth, over and over again. He gives it to you, you give it to him, he gives it back to you. It's like it's half his shirt, in a way. He has it as much as you do...you oughta go shopping with him. 'What do you think of this shirt?' 'That would look good with a light starch.' The only warning label people really respect is 'dry-clean only.' Y'know what I mean? Speed limits, lung cancer, cigarette warnings - your very life is at stake! People go, 'Ah, the hell with it!' But dry-clean only? 'Oh, don't put that in the wash! It's dry-clean only! Are you crazy?!'



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