A stand-up comedian and his three offbeat friends weather the pitfalls and payoffs of life in New York City in the '90s.
Jerry is ecstatic that a woman he met on the road is coming to stay with him in New York, but his flabbergasted when he discovers she's engaged to be married.
The Stake Out
Jerry and his ex-girlfriend Elaine discover the true meaning of friendship when Jerry decides to pursue romance with a gorgeous friend of Elaine's.
When Jerry's apartment is broken into, George persuades him to look at a new one. But the decision to move sets off an unhappy chain of events as Elaine wants to rent Jerry's old place, and George really wants his new one.
Jerry finds that trying to end a friendship with Joel, a guy he's known and disliked for years, is harder than breaking up with a woman.
The Stock Tip
Jerry invests in the stock market on a hot tip from George.
Jerry's best friend George is obsessed with finding a way to break up with his overbearing girlfriend. However, after dispensing his sage advice on the topic, Jerry finds himself in a similar agonizing position with the same woman.
The Pony Remark
Jerry feels responsible for his aunt's untimely death.
While shopping with Elaine, Jerry discovers a suede jacket that is totally irresistible in spite of its hefty price tag. After buying the jacket, Jerry learns an age-old truth: Clothes don't make the man.
The Phone Message
After mustering enough courage to call a girl for a second date, George repeatedly gets her answering machine then blurts out a nasty message. Regretting it later, he talks Jerry into helping get rid of the message before it can be heard.
Jerry has second thoughts after helping Elaine get an apartment in his building.
Elaine talks Jerry into hiring a friend who's working his way through college by cleaning people's homes. When a statue is discovered missing, he suspects the student. But Jerry is unsure how to handle getting it back.
George plots to get revenge on his boss after-being fired; Jerry and Kramer target a laundry owner who they suspect of stealing.
The Heart Attack
George, ever the hypochondriac, thinks he's having a heart attack and, at Kramer's urging, seeks the advice of a "holistic" healer.
Jerry and Elaine devise a new set of rules for their relationship.
The Baby Shower
Kramer talks Jerry into getting cable-television service from an illegal source, and the crooked cable installer shows up on the same day Jerry has given use of his apartment to Elaine for a friend's baby shower.
The Chinese Restaurant
Jerry, George and Elaine have a harrowing experience trying to get a table without reservations at a crowded Chinese restaurant.
George feels guilty for inadvertently getting a busboy fired from his job and then tries to make it up to him. Meanwhile, Elaine spends the week with an old boyfriend who is visiting her from out of town.
Elaine and Jerry are left stranded at a party after George goes home with his date.