Jerry insists on waiting until the doorman leaves before he and Elaine can go to the movies. When Jerry tells George that his parents are moving to Del Boca Vista, George is inspired to try to convince his parents to move to Del Boca Vista. Since George's parents' separation in "The Chinese Woman", Frank Costanza has been living with George. When she got out of the camp was on a boat to America, she died from eating some bad fish. It tests negative for drugs, but shows she has the metabolism of an elderly woman; Elaine thus gets her job back but still cannot go to Kenya. 4 The Bizarro Jerry. This was the 15th episode for the fifth season. Kramer picks a high pressure showerhead used for elephants, which forces him out of the tub when he uses it. Poppie happens to be there visiting a friend. Looking for a great gift idea for the holidays? [3], The scene where Kramer is pursued by the German tourists was added by Larry David, and is a parody of a scene from Marathon Man. The doorman accuses him of following him and harassing him. Directed by Tom Cherones. Jerry thinks the doorman set him up. Kramer staves off their anger by introducing "the Bro" to them. George is left with no choice but to share his bed with his father. Written by Larry David. She tests positive for opium. Morty and Helen run into George's parents. She persuades Peterman to let her take the test again, but a half-hour before the test she realizes that a piece of chicken she ate at Jerry's apartment had poppy seeds on it. Character actor Reni Santoni, who played Poppie the restaurant owner on Seinfeld, has died at the age of 81, according to The Hollywood Reporter. However, the doorman has the package with Jerry's signature as evidence, so Jerry and Elaine must replace the stolen couch. Walking down the street, Kramer, with the thought that it would entertain German tourists on a tour bus, simulates robbing George. As Jerry hoped, this pushes his parents to go back to Florida. However, the Costanzas decide to move to Del Boca Vista to spite Morty's attempt to keep them away. In one of his most recognizable TV roles, Santoni guest-starred in four episodes of "Seinfeld" as an unhygienic pizza chef with a bladder control problem named Poppie. Kramer has seen in an upmarket clothing store a mannequin that looks just like Elaine. The "Bro" versus "Manssiere" argument was based on a real argument during the episode's production. Jerry encounters the doorman again at Mr. Pitt's building, this time on the night shift. [2] The dim lighting and dialogue style in the scene where Jerry and Elaine discuss how to escape blame for the stolen couch were designed to evoke the film noir genre. After discovering that his father has large breasts, George fears it may be hereditary, while Kramer is inspired to invent a male undergarment for breast support. Santoni died in hospice Saturday after a long illness, TV writer and … Writers Tom Gammill and Max Pross used "the Bro" in the script for the episode, but Seinfeld co-creator Larry David contended that "the Manssiere" would be funnier. Walking home, Jerry meets the doorman standing outside his own apartment building. This was the 17th episode for the sixth season. On The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jerry tells Jay Leno about Uncle Leo and how he blames all his misfortunes on antisemitism. Kramer decides to start up his own new pizza business. It had 32.3 million US viewers. In this episode, George joins a book club, Jerry buys a new couch which acquires an unsanitary stain, Poppie and Kramer collaborate on a pizza-making business, and Jerry puts Elaine's heavy stance on abortion to the test in social situations. It had 32.3 million US viewers. With Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. However, Mr. Pitt calls and orders Elaine to stay and read the mail. To discourage them from going to Del Boca Vista, Morty claims there are no available condos there. He appeared in The Pie, The Couch, The Doorman and The Finale. Kramer and Frank present their male bra to bra salesman Sid Farkus; Kramer calls his invention "the Bro", although Frank prefers "the Manssiere". “Those of you who knew him know how funny he was, what a terrific actor, improviser, performer, etc.,” she added. Unable to even wash shampoo out of their hair with the new heads, Jerry, Kramer, and Newman look for other options. The Couch may refer to: . In this episode, Jerry and Elaine contend with a creepy doorman, George fears he is developing male breasts, and Kramer and Frank Costanza try to … He eats it … - Duration: 3:08. She lost the baby while in the camp, leading to Poppie's strong anti-abortion opinions. [2] A scene showing Jerry trying out his own new high-pressure showerhead, a companion to the end scene with Kramer, was filmed but deleted before broadcast. Written by Tom Gammill and Max Pross; directed by Tom Cherones; Episode no. Jerry and Elaine's discussion of the abortion issue causes trouble at Poppie's restaurant when it turns out Poppie is pro-life. When Estelle tells Frank she is going to dinner with Farkus, he refuses to move back in with her, regardless of having no place to sleep at George's. Santoni passed away on August 1, 2020 at the age of 81. Santoni passed away Saturday while in … While shopping for a new suit for a job interview, George and the others stumble upon a mannequin which scarily resembles Elaine. Elaine takes a urine test in order to go on a work trip to Kenya with her boss, J. Peterman. [1] The scene with George in bed with his father required numerous takes because actor Jason Alexander kept on cracking up with laughter every time Jerry Stiller offered him the kasha. She leaves in horror, assuming his brief stay in urban Manhattan has caused him to adopt a counter-culture lifestyle. In Season Five's “The Pie”, she was Audrey (Poppie’s daughter). Ponds Field 21,179 views. In this episode, Jerry and Elaine contend with a creepy doorman, George fears he is developing male breasts, and Kramer and Frank Costanza try to go into business with a bra for men. Reni Santoni, Actor: Dirty Harry. Jerry is miffed after his girlfriend Audrey (Suzanne Snyder) refuses to take a bite of his pie (by shaking her head and not giving Jerry a reason why). Santoni returned as Poppie the following season in two episodes: “The Couch,” in which Poppie teams up with Kramer to plan a “make your own pie” … It aired on February 17, 1994. Elaine and Georgevisit the store; Elaine wants to find out who made the mannequin but George is more interested in an e… When George and his mother arrive at his apartment, they catch Frank trying on the prototype for Kramer's undergarment, while listening to a cha-cha record he had purchased in Greenwich Village. This was the 17th episode for the sixth season. Jerry tries to make peace with him. Jerry's apartment building has new low-flow showerheads installed. Jerry is inconvenieced by a tenacious doorman at an apartment building; Kramer robs George on the street to put on a show for a group of German tourists. Santoni was of French and Spanish descent. Jerry recalls that this is the couch Poppie peed on in "The Couch". It aired on February 23, 1995. When he was ten years old, his pregnant mother was kidnapped by communists and placed in a slave labor camp where she worked for twelve years. This episode focuses on Jerry and George's struggles to get their respective parents to move out of New Kramer, Frank, and Farkus make a deal, until Farkus asks permission to date Frank's estranged wife. Reni Santoni’s death is confirmed at 81. When he sees Elaine he becomes stressed and sits again on the couch. [1], https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Doorman&oldid=998609635, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 6 January 2021, at 05:34. Transcribed by: Christian Fecteau. Meanwhile Jerry tries to figure out why his girlfriend won't try his apple pie at Monks. Reni Santoni was an American actor who played Poppie on Seinfeld. He was 81. She asks Helen for her urine sample and passes it off as her own. "The Shower Head" is the 126th episode of NBC sitcom Seinfeld. George suggests they take his, because then his father won't have a place to sleep and will have to move back with his mother. Poppie is an immigrant from Tuscany, Italy. Feeling unprepared to return to Florida to move into Del Boca Vista, Jerry's parents stay at Uncle Leo's New York apartment, while Leo moves in with his new girlfriend, Lydia. Seinfeld Season 6 - "The Couch" a very clever way to debate the issue of abortion This was the fifth episode for the sixth season. The Couch (Seinfeld), an episode of NBC sitcom Seinfeld The Couch (film), a 1962 American psychological horror film The Couch (song), a song by Alanis Morissette 1) Born Reinaldo Santoni in New York City on April 21, 1938 of French and Spanish heritage, Reni (aka Reni Sands) started his career off in entertainment as a comedy writer. Santoni also had TV guest star roles on the original "Hawaii Five-O," "NYPD Blue," "Franklin & Bash" and many other shows. [3] Pross had worked as a doorman one summer, and once saw a doorman he worked with standing outside his own apartment building, which he thought "was insane", inspiring Jerry's street encounter with the doorman. "The Shower Head" is the 126th episode of NBC sitcom Seinfeld. [2], https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Shower_Head&oldid=996304644, Short description is different from Wikidata, Television episode articles with short description for single episodes, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 25 December 2020, at 19:39. Santoni got to flex his comedic chops as Poppie, a hygiene-averse pizza chef, on the classic sitcom “Seinfeld.” He appeared in just a handful of episodes in 1994, 1995 and on the 1998 finale, but they were memorable. As Kramer walks the street carrying a stereo, the German tourists see him and try to stop him. With Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. Jerry goes to pick up Elaine who is house sitting Mr. Pitt's apartment. On his way in Jerry has an awkward conversation with the doorman. However, when low-flow showerheads are installed in Leo's apartment building, the Seinfelds can't stand to remain there. Reni Santoni, who played Poppie in “Seinfeld” and appeared in “Dirty Harry” and other films, died on Aug. 1. Leo and Lydia watch the show, and Lydia laughs at Jerry's story, causing Leo to call her antisemitic and break up with her. Jerry's new couch is completely ruined when Elaine upsets a man with a bladder condition. [1] This episode focuses on Jerry and George's struggles to get their respective parents to move out of New York. This was the fifteenth episode for the seventh season. 3:08. Low-flow showerheads being installed in Jerry's apartment was one of the first story ideas episode co-writer Peter Mehlman submitted for Seinfeld, back in 1991. When Jerry and Elaine head back down, the police are there because a couch was stolen from the lobby. Season 8’s “The Bizarro Jerry” is one of the best episodes from the self-aware … 91 "The Couch" (Original air date 27 Oct 1994) Directed by Andy Ackerman. 79; pc: 515, season 5, episode … In Season Three's “The Limo”, she was Eva. "The Couch" is the 91st episode of NBC sitcom Seinfeld. "The Doorman" is the 104th episode of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld. Angered, Frank cancels the deal. After coming to America himself, Poppie opened up a restau… George joins a book club to impress his girlfriend and is assigned to read Breakfast at Tiffany's, but tries to rent the movie instead, saying, "If it's not about sports, I find it very … It aired on October 27, 1994. [2], The doorman was played by Larry Miller, who was Jerry Seinfeld's best friend and one of two finalists for casting the part of George Costanza. It aired on February 15, 1996. Check out our complete Seinfeld Gift Guide right now!Including T-Shirts, DVDs, and more!. "The Pie" is the 79th episode of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld. It aired on February 15, 1996. [1] Kramer's performance for the German tourists was also real life based; Gammill and Pross would act out New York stereotypes for the benefit of sightseeing buses, including pretending to mug each other. He and Elaine resolve to deny that he even spoke to the doorman. Unwilling to share the complex with the Costanzas, Morty and Helen move into Jerry's apartment. Elaine realizes that the test is picking up the poppy seeds in her favorite muffins. Newman passes along a tip for black market Yugoslavian showerheads. "Seinfeld" The Pie (TV Episode 1994) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. George joins a book club but instead of reading the book he watches the movie. Poppie recalls how his gastrointestinal problems in "The Couch" were because of the stress caused by Elaine. Also he has developed a terrible itch in his back, and uses Jerry's spatula to scratch. It aired on February 23, 1995. Kramer plans to start a pizza place where you make your own pie (a call back to his idea in "Male Unbonding") with Poppie (Reni Santoni). George talks with his mother to convince her to take back Frank and inquire about his grandmother's bosom size. This was the fifteenth episode for the seventh season. Jerry gets annoyed by his parents calling him regularly, since they are now in his local calling area. "The Doorman" is the 104th episode of the NBC sitcom Seinfeld. Jerry adjusts to the job, even signing for a package, but as the doorman is taking too long, Jerry leaves his post and heads to Mr. Pitt's apartment. Meanwhile, the tenants of Jerry's apartment building are made miserable by the new low-flow showerheads, and Elaine takes a drug test for work which comes back positive for opium. Jerry and Elaine deliver the couch to Mr. Pitt's building. The prolific character actor partnered with Clint Eastwood in “Dirty Harry” and Sylvester Stallone in “Cobra,” and who portrayed Poppie the pizza chef in “Seinfeld”. Guest stars: Reni Santoni (Poppie) David James Elliott (Carl) Robert Hooks (Joe) Denise Dowse (Joe's wife) Diana Theodore (Remy) Patton Oswald (Video store clerk) Jessica Hecht (Marie) Mari Weiss (Woman no. He encourages Uncle Leo to break up with Lydia so that he will have to move back into his own apartment and evict Jerry's parents. Seinfeld / Poppy peeing on same sofa! Elaine insists she has never taken drugs, but when a frantic Kramer shows up at her office begging her to let him use her normal-pressure shower, Peterman mistakes him for a drug addict and fires Elaine. He has made a number of minor appearances in films such as Dirty Harry, The Brady Bunch Movie, Dr. Dolittle 1 & 2, and 28 Days. Directed by Andy Ackerman. Directed by Andy Ackerman. The doorman leaves Jerry in charge while he goes out to buy a beer. Black and white cookie – Episode 77, “The Dinner Party” A favorite of Jerry’s, not of mine. The Costanzas end up not going, because they cannot bear being away from George, leaving the Seinfelds free to leave for Florida. Jerry convinces Leo to reconcile with Lydia, so that his parents can go back to Leo's apartment. Robin Williams on Carson w/ Jonathan Winters 1991 - Duration: 33:43. With Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards, Jason Alexander. She appeared twice in Seinfeld. Suzanne Snyder is an American actress. Reni Santoni, Poppie on 'Seinfeld', dies at 81 Back to video Newman announced the news in a post on Facebook, revealing that her pal’s death came after he had been “sick for quite a while”. SEINFELD Episode no.