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Seinfeld: The Bookstore

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.

Episode Info

Episode number: 9x17
Production Number: 917
Airdate: Thursday April 09th, 1998

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky ATLANTIC) Oct 28, 2013

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Guest Stars
Barney Martin
As Morty Seinfeld
Heather Morgan
As Server
John O'Hurley
As J. Peterman
Lauren Bowles
As Waitress
Len Lesser
As Uncle Leo
Liz Sheridan
As Helen Seinfeld
Mark Daniel Cade
As Walter
Sonya Eddy
As Rebecca DeMornay
Wayne Knight
As Newman
Jon Gries
As Rusty
Kevin Ruf
As Security Guard
Merrin Dungey
As Cashier
Sloppy Joe
As Hobo Joe
Ted Rooney
As Crichton
Main Cast
Jerry Seinfeld
As Jerry Seinfeld
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
As Elaine Marie Benes
Michael Richards
As Cosmo Kramer
Jason Alexander
As George Louis Costanza
Episode Quotes
Rebecca DeMornay: Oh, can't -- this book has been in the bathroom!
George: How do you know?
Rebecca DeMornay: It's been flagged, I know . . . I used to work at a Brentanos! Mister, we are trying to help the homeless!! It's BAD enough that we some nut straping them to a rickshaw!!
George: So what's the deal?
Rebecca DeMornay: Here's the deal: You take you're toilet book and leave before I jump across this counter and hit you in the head!
George: But maybe if you just --
Rebecca DeMornay: Here I come!

Kramer: Oh, boy, look at this. Hong Kong's outlawed the rickshaw. See, I always thought those would be perfect for New York.
Jerry: (Sarcastically) Yes. The city needs more slow-moving wicker vehicles.

Warning: Seinfeld season 9 episode 17 guide may contain spoilers
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