Synopsis by Matthew Tobey
This episode from the second season is considered by many fans to be the epitome of the series' "show about nothing" concept. The entire episode takes place in a Chinese restaurant while Jerry, Elaine, and George wait a ridiculous amount of time for a table. Between daring each other to do embarrassing things to pass the time, Elaine begins to lose her wits out of hunger, Jerry can't remember the name of a woman he runs into, and George fights over a pay phone on which he is awaiting a call. James Hong and David Tress guest star. Originally airing May 23, 1991, "The Chinese Restaurant" was the sixth episode taped for the second season, despite being aired 11th.
restaurant, Chinese [nationality], dare, hunger [food], telephone