Synopsis by Matthew Tobey
Picking up where the third season finale left off, the fourth season opener is the first episode of a two-parter set in Los Angeles. Jerry and George trek to the Golden State for Jerry's appearance on The Tonight Show and to look for Kramer, who left in to fulfill his dreams of becoming an actor. While there, George has problems getting the hotel chambermaid to make his bed the way he likes it and Jerry screws up his standup act on The Tonight Show. Meanwhile, a female producer is found murdered with Kramer's screenplay in her possession, making the police suspect that he is the infamous "Smog Strangler." Actors Corbin Bernsen, George Wendt, and Fred Savage make guest appearances as themselves. The Trip, Part 1 originally aired August 12, 1992.