- Jerry, "What? [3], "The Baby Shower" met with negative responses from critics. Chip? arrow_downward DOWNLOAD. [1] In addition, the episode also establishes Elaine's interest in the Kennedys, a plot element that would return later in the season four episode "The Virgin". Elaine holds a baby shower for her friend Leslie at Jerry's apartment, while Jerry is performing in Buffalo. prev In the episode, Elaine Benes (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) throws a baby shower for her friend Leslie (Christine Dunford) at Jerry's (Jerry Seinfeld) apartment, while he is out of town. From Seinfeld's season 3, 2nd part of episode "The Boyfriend"Youtube could not go on without having this clip. AKA: Seinfeld, Stand Up, Stand-Up, The Jerry Seinfeld Show, Good News, Bad News [2] The episode was the first episode written by Charles, who would remain with the show through the fifth season. The Baby Shower is the tenth episode of the second season of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld, and the show's 15th episode overall. All of the characters' storylines intersect in the final scenes, an element that the writing staff would continue to use in later episodes. If it no longer meets these criteria, you can reassess it. George reflects that she was "unequivocally the worst date of my life." [Source]. [1] A number of scenes were changed or cut during production of the episode. [9] Other crew members would move lights around the set to simulate street lights or headlights of other cars. This line was not in the original script, but was added because Perry, as Charles explained, "just had the right look". However, the party goes awry when Kramer shows up to install illegal cable, Jerry's trip is cancelled, and George intends to confront the mother-to-be for mistreating him on their date years earlier. Jerry informs George they cannot go back to his apartment because of the baby shower, but discovers that George is wearing the red shirt and wants to encounter Leslie at the shower. "The Baby Shower" Tom Cherones Larry Charles: May 16, 1991 Elaine holds a baby shower for a friend at Jerry's apartment. She deserves a baby monsoon." "The Shower Head" is the 126th episode of NBC sitcom Seinfeld. Home; Scripts; Episodes; Characters; Gifts; Share; Click Here to join our new Seinfeld's fans community! This unpleasant scene is the final straw and the guests leave hurriedly. Infobox Television episode Title = The Baby Shower Series = Seinfeld Caption = Kramer arrives at the baby shower. [7] In audio commentary he recorded for the Seinfeld: Volume 1 DVD set, Charles noted how he established three of the episode's four storylines in one scene, in which the characters eat and talk at Monk's Cafe. Check out our complete Seinfeld Gift Guide right now! [3] He had been unable to write for the show's first season, as Charles had been writing for The Arsenio Hall Show during its production. The episode was ranked third on a list of Seinfeld's "not-so-top episodes", compiled by the New York Daily News. [3] In the first draft of the script Elaine and Jerry would realize ahead of time that the baby shower and the cable installation would take place at the same time. Mike Flaherty and Mary Kaye Schilling of Entertainment Weekly graded the episode with a D, stating "After a promising opening, this baby quickly degenerates into heavy-handed farce". Season = 2 Episode = 15 Airdate = May 16, 1991 Production = Writer = Larry Charles Director = Tom Cherones Guests = Christine… Seinfeld Season 2 Episode 10: The Baby Shower Summary: Elaine needs to use Jerry's apartment to host a baby shower so Jerry leaves town for a show. Cable boy. Jerry has to go out of town for a show, so he lets Elaine use the apartment. "When is Jerry going to see the baby?" What have you done to my little cable boy?" Subscribe to the Seinfeld ONLY Podcast on iTunes[/caption] After escaping the Russian gulag, Rob and Akiva’s cable guy hooked up their TV’s with illegal cable so they could re-watch the next episode in the Seinfeld series for their weekly post show recap. [3] Some dialogue was removed from the scene, as Kramer initially told Jerry Benjamin Franklin would have wanted free cable. The episode's first broadcast in the United States on May 16, 1991 gained a Nielsen rating of 12.4/21 and was negatively received by critics. If you can improve it further, please do so. "The Baby Shower" is the tenth episode of the second season of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld, and the show's 15th episode overall. [14] The episode was ranked third on a list of Seinfeld's "Not-so-top episodes", compiled by the New York Daily News. - George, "What's her husband's name again? Looking for a great gift idea for the holidays? Meanwhile, Jerry is convinced by his neighbour Kramer (Michael Richards) to install illegal cable television. Article milestones; Date Process Result; Good article nominee : Listed: A fact from this article appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page in the "Did you know?" One of the other party guests (Margaret Reed as Mary) confronts Jerry because he never called her back after a date. George is excited, as he expects the baby shower to be the perfect opportunity to confront Leslie, the woman who gave him the worst date of his life by pouring Bosco chocolate sauce on his red-collared shirt while doing performance art. This is a clip from Seinfeld in which Kramer tries to talk Jerry into installing illegal cable. Written by: Larry David. In the episode, Elaine Benes (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) throws a baby shower for her friend Leslie (Christine Dunford) at Jerry's (Jerry Seinfeld) apartment, while he is out of town. When he refuses to pay, the Russians break his television set. Meanwhile, Kramer and the two Russians crash the shower to install cable television. Read the full scritpt of The Baby Shower. [15], "A look back at the best - and worst - Seinfeld episodes", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Baby_Shower_(Seinfeld)&oldid=983772406, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Television episode articles with short description and disambiguated page names, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 16 October 2020, at 04:35. His show is canceled due to bad weather, and George picks up Jerry at the airport so that he can encounter Leslie at the baby shower while wearing the red shirt. It had 32.3 million US viewers. "The Baby Shower" was written by Larry Charles and directed by Tom Cherones, who directed all of season two's episodes. In the episode, Elaine Benes (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) throws a baby shower for her friend Leslie (Christine Dunford) at Jerry's (Jerry Seinfeld) apartment, while he is out of town. Jerry does a cost -benefit analysis of installing illegal cable. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. [3] It was filmed in front of a live audience on November 20. [5] Charles explained that the writing staff of the show considered it a challenge to weave together loose ideas into one episode. Jerry changes his mind about the cable hook-up, but is still charged with a large amount of money. [5][6] The episode was partly based on a friend of Charles, who was pregnant but did not want to experience childbirth and therefore asked the doctor to anesthetize her. [13] It received a Nielsen rating of 12.4 and an audience share of 21, indicating that 12.4% of American households watched the episode, and that 21% of all televisions in use at the time were tuned into it. [3] The scene in which Mary Cantardi, a woman Jerry went out with once but never called afterwards, makes a scene at the baby shower was not in the original script, but was added during rehearsals to give Seinfeld more involvement in the final scene. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. As Jerry is sleeping on the plane he dreams of returning to his apartment only to find several FBI agents there interrogating Kramer who told them about the illegal cable, it shows that the Russian was an FBI undercover agent. Season [3], Don Perry guest starred as an airplane passenger next to Jerry, when he wakes up from his nightmare. Seinfeld Season show reviews & Metacritic score: When Jerry goes out of town, Elaine uses his apartment for the baby shower of a woman George once dated. Jerry is worried about the illegality of such a move and tells Kramer, "No." You don't think I can attract beautiful, intelligent women?" Linda S. Ghent, Eastern Illinois University Author Profile. The Baby Shower . [3] Vic Polizos and James Lashly guest-starred as the Russian cable installers. [1], "The Baby Shower" was first read by the show's cast on November 14, 1990. [1] Charles recalled the dream sequence as "one of the most ambiguous scenes we did [in season two]" and felt it was very Tarantino-like. [9] Behind the car, two lights on a wheeled stand were placed to give the impression that there was a car behind it. [3] Additional dialogue between the baby shower guests regarding turning off men was also cut. Writer(s) Linda S. Ghent, Eastern Illinois University Author Profile. Tags . The Chinese Restaurant George is excited, as he expects the baby shower to be the perfect opportunity to confront Leslie, the woman who gave him the worst date of his life by pouring Bosco chocolate sauce on his red-collared shirt while doing performance art. The Baby Shower https://seinfeld.fandom.com/wiki/The_Baby_Shower?oldid=27363. As Jerry is sleeping on the plane he dreams of r… And like, just one wrong turn and the whole buffet is like, right off the table." "Seinfeld" The Baby Shower (TV Episode 1991) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. 15 Kramer and the two Russians crash the shower to install the cable, start to eat all the food and get into a heated argument. The episode was written by Larry Charles and directed by Tom Cherones and it was first aired on May 16, 1991. Your preview has ended. [1] Christine Dunford was cast as Leslie, Charles commented "she just came in; gave a great reading. "The Baby Shower" is the tenth episode of the second season of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld, and the show's 15th episode overall. Jerry's friend George Costanza (Jason Alexander) once had a terrible date with Leslie and confronts her at the shower. Jerry is frustrated by his television's bad reception, and is convinced by Kramer to have cable illegally installed by two Russians (Vic Polizos and James Lashly). The party is ruined when the two Russians eat all the food and get into a fight. The episode was directed by Kevin S. Bright with a teleplay written by series creators Marta Kauffman and David Crane. He then wakes up. thumb_up 38. thumb_down 0. share SHARE. Home / Series / Seinfeld / DVD Order / Season 2 / Episode 4 The Baby Shower Elaine needs to use Jerry's apartment to hold a baby shower for a woman that once dated George. Meanwhile, Kramer tries to convince Jerry to pirate cable television. "The Baby Shower" is the tenth episode of season two of the American situation comedy series Seinfeld, and the 15th episode of the series overall. Seinfeld (TV Series) The Baby Shower (1991) Goofs. [3] Perry states that he might be the last person Jerry will see alive. He refuses to pay, and the Russians retaliate by breaking the picture tube of his television set. Showing all 3 items . Linda Ghent Published on Feb 22, 2017. Summary. [1] "The Baby Shower" also is one of the few episodes of season two in which the primary storylines of all four characters come together in the final scene. Jump to: Audio/visual unsynchronised (1) | Continuity (1) | Spoilers (1) Audio/visual unsynchronised . May 16, 1991 [3] Charles had met Seinfeld co-creator Larry David and Richards when he was part of the writing staff of the ABC sketch show Fridays and David and Richards were part of the show's ensemble cast. 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