The Raincoats (2)

Season 5, Ep 19, Aired 4/28/94
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  • Episode Description
  • Jerry and his girlfriend get some time alone with each other at a movie, Schindler's List, they don't see it; however, Newman sees it and them. A delay in the shipment of the raincoats will make the Seinfelds miss their flight to France, George uses this as an opportunity to get his "little" brother back to his father. The Seinfelds manage to avoid meeting the Costanzas in New York City.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Michael Richards (I)

    Cosmo Kramer

  • Jerry Seinfeld


  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus

    Elaine Marie Benes (not in pilot)

  • Jason Alexander

    George Louis Costanza

  • Tom Gammill

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (7)

    • Kramer: Have you ever had really good paella? Morty: Not really. Kramer: Oh, it’s an orgiastic feast for the senses. A festival of sights, sounds and colors.

    • Elaine: (on Aaron spending time with Helen and Morty) Don’t you find that abnormal? Jerry: It is a tad askew.

    • Helen: How could you? Jerry: How could I what? Helen: You were making out during Schindler's List?! Jerry: What? No. Morty: Don't lie, Jerry! Jerry: (turns) Newman!

    • Newman: Him and his little buxom friend Rachel were going at it pretty good in the balcony. Morty: What? Newman: What, do I have to spell it out for you? He was moving on her like the stormtroopers into Poland. Helen: Jerry was necking during Schindler's List? Newman: Yes, and a more offensive spectacle I cannot recall!!

    • Elaine: (on Aaron) I can't even say anything, you know, because all he's really doing is being nice, but nobody is this nice. This is like certifiably nice.

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    Notes (3)

    • Judge Reinhold ("Aaron") recieved the "And" credit.

    • For this 2-part episode, Judge Reinhold ("Aaron") was nominated for the 1994 Emmy Award for "Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series".

    • Originally broadcast as part of a 60 min episode.

    Trivia (3)

    • The Seinfelds misses their Paris trip because of the delayed raincoats. One might think Kramer should have been able to sell them on his own, and give the money to Jerry's father at a later time.

    • When Jerry and his girlfriend are kissing in the cinema, there's another couple eating popcorn next to them, but during Schindler's List popcorn was not sold in american cinemas, due to a specific request of the film's director Steven Spielberg.

    • When George is talking to Rudy about the buying the cloths back, in one scene they're face to face, and then in a split second George has to walk over to the counter and hand money over the counter to Rudy.

    Allusions (1)

    • Aaron: I could have done more. This watch could have bought them another dinner
      This is in reference to the final scenes of the 1993 film "Schindler's List" where Liam Neeson wishes he had done more to save other lives in the Holocaust.

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