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The Cadillac 

In this hour-long episode, Jerry performs the biggest show of his life in Atlantic City. He receives a rather generous pay check for the event, and decides to buy his father a Cadillac. ... See full summary »

Director:

Andy Ackerman

Writers:

Larry David (created by), Jerry Seinfeld (created by) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jerry Seinfeld ... Jerry Seinfeld
Julia Louis-Dreyfus ... Elaine Benes
Michael Richards ... Cosmo Kramer
Jason Alexander ... George Costanza
Marisa Tomei ... Herself
Liz Sheridan ... Helen
Barney Martin ... Morty
Heidi Swedberg ... Susan Ross
Walter Olkewicz ... Nick
Annabelle Gurwitch ... Katy
Sandy Baron ... Jack Klompus
Ann Morgan Guilbert ... Evelyn (as Ann Guilbert)
Frances Bay ... Mrs. Choate
Bill Macy ... Herb
Jesse White ... Ralph
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In this hour-long episode, Jerry performs the biggest show of his life in Atlantic City. He receives a rather generous pay check for the event, and decides to buy his father a Cadillac. Unfortunately, doing so puts Morty in the hot seat with the condo board of directors, where he serves as president. Morty is accused of stealing money from the board, and ultimately gets removed from his post as president and kicked out of the condo. Meanwhile, thanks to Elaine, George can score a date with "My Cousin Vinny" star Marisa Tomei but Elaine objects because of George's engagement with Susan. Kramer turns the tables on the cable company when they want to disconnect his service. Written by halo1k

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Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 February 1996 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

Ann Morgan Guilbert (Evelyn) and Sandy Baron (Jack) also appear together in an earlier episode: Episode 3.3, Seinfeld: The Pen (1991). See more »

Goofs

The straw in Jack Klompus's Diet Pepsi disappears in the middle of his embezzlement accusation against Morty. See more »

Quotes

George Costanza: Elaine, it's me, George
Elaine: George. How come you're whispering?
George Costanza: Never mind, never mind. I need you to do me a favour. Uhm, remember what we were talking about at the coffee shop earlier?
Elaine: No!
George Costanza: Think, a second. You know, your friend was talking about me and, you know...
Elaine: Ech, George, I have no idea what you're talking about.
George Costanza: The actress
Elaine: What?
George Costanza: [shouts] MARISA TOMEI!
Susan Biddle Ross: What?
[...]
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Alternate Versions

Syndication splits this into two parts. See more »

Connections

Features My Cousin Vinny (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Seinfeld Theme Song
Written by Jonathan Wolff
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Greatness!
24 July 2009 | by pdelamoreSee all my reviews

This was the first episode of Seinfeld I had watched in full and it happened to be an hour long special! It was such a load of fun and full of laughs, even though I didn't really know the characters too well. Plus we get to see Marisa Tomei make a cameo appearance out of nowhere!

The story revolves around a few things, the main part being that Jerry buys his father a Cadillac after landing a fortune at a big gig. But those at the condo where his father lives, and is the President of, believe he has used funds from the office to buy it.

Meanwhile, George becomes obsessed with Marisa Tomei and Kramer has a hilarious run-in with a cable guy. The chase is just fantastic! There are plenty of gags here and I recommend anyone new to Seinfeld watch this episode to get a feel for it. 9/10


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