Season 1 Episode 2

The Stakeout

Aired Thursday 9:00 PM May 31, 1990 on NBC

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  • Jerry meets an amazing girl at a party that he goes to with Elaine. He wants to see her, except the only thing that he knows about her is her law firm name! His father comes up with the idea of staking out her lobby. So that's what he does!

    This was a true classic Seinfeld episode. Just the idea of someone meeting someone else, only knowing their law firm name, and staking out their lobby was hilarious. There were also many fantastic and funny lines in the episode. This episode, as well, is the first episode in which "Art Vandelay", originally "Art Corvelay", is introduced. Art Vandelay is a made-up character that is an excuse for Jerry and George coming to Vanessa's firm. His name is also used throughout the series. I would have to say that my favourite lines in this episode would be:

    MORTY: How about Loni Anderson?

    HELEN: Loni Anderson? Where do you get Loni Anderson?

    MORTY: What's wrong with Loni Anderson?

    HELEN: I like Elaine better than Loni Anderson!

    JERRY: What are you two talking about?!