S06E07 - The Soup

No: 93  |   Season: 6   Episode: 7  |   Air Date: 10-Nov-1994  |   Production #608

This is it, you know. This is the meal, so stock up buddy boy.This is it, you know. This is the meal, so stock up buddy boy.


Elaine brings over a man she met in England and he turns out to be a real bounder. Jerry accepts an Armani suit from an obnoxious comedian, the only condition, he must treat him to a meal at a restaurant; however, what makes up a meal. George goes for a walk with a waitress from Monk's and manure in the path sums up his relationship with her. After his kidney stone, Kramer decides to eat only fresh foods.

Director and Writers

Director: Andy Ackerman
Writers: Fred Stoller


Kramer: I am loving this no refrigerator. You know what I discovered? I really like depriving myself of things. It's fun. Very monastic.

Jerry: I love the day date... No wine, no shower...

George: Horse manure's not that bad. I don't even mind the word manure. It's newer, which is good, and a ma in front of it. Ma-Newer. When you consider the other choices, manure is actually pretty refreshing.

Elaine: (about Simon) Yes, he's one of those bounders!

George: (about the waitress) You think she thinks I have a beautiful face, or is she just saying that?
Jerry: Well, they do work on tips.

Kramer: (whose new girlfriend has a voracious appetite) If I go back in there without any food, there's gonna be trouble!

Notes and Trivia

This episode marks the first appearance of Kenny Bania.

Tracy Kolis (Kelly) previously appeared as Marlene in the second season episode "The Ex-Girlfriend" as Marlene.


When George orders lunch, after his date with Kelly, he orders a bowl of chili. When Kelly brings his order, she brings him a bowl of tomato soup, which George eats without mentioning it is not what he ordered.

Elaine's salad bowl at the end of the episode keeps changing in its fullness.

Kelly warns George of horse manure that he is about to step in, which he walks around. However, if you look closely you can see that there really was no horse manure where they were walking.

In the closing sequence when George is eating alone at Reggie's he tips the ketchup bottle over his plate and returns it to the table as if satisfied, but no ketchup was ever dispensed.

After Jerry tells George to go in and ask the waitress out you can see Jerry laughing.


Jerry SeinfeldJerry Seinfeld
Julia Louis-DreyfusElaine Benes
Michael RichardsKramer
Jason AlexanderGeorge Costanza
Steve HytnerKenny Bania
Tracy KolisKelly
Daniel GerrollSimon
Linda WallemHildy
Lawrence MandleyManager
Michael KaplanWaiter
Ruth CohenRuthie Cohen