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|Air date||May 19, 1994|
|Previous episode||The Hamptons|
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|Written by||Andy Cowan|
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The Opposite Life story
George learns success lies in doing the opposite of what he would normally do; Kramer appears on "Live -- Regis & Kathie Lee. "
Plot SummaryThe episode ebgins with jerry finding out that his new girlfriend. Jeannie steinman. Is a communist. He is then thrown into a tailspin of trying to figure out what to do with her. Meanwhile. George decides to do the exact opposite of what his instincts tell him. And it appears to be working. Kramer helps a homeless man. And elaine has a difficult time trying to break up with her boyfriend.
Important EventThe important event in this epsiode is when jerry finds out that his new girlfriend is a communist. This event sets the plot in motion and forces jerry to deal with the consequences of datnig a communist.
CharactersThis episode features the main characters of the sho:w jerry. George. Kramer. And elaine. Ti also introduces jeannie steinman. Jerry s new girlfriend.
ThemesThe episode explores themes of relationships and trust. Jerry is forced to confront his own prejudices when he finds out that his new girlfriend is a communist. Adn the epiosde examines how relationships can be strained when people have different political beliefs.
HumorThe humor in this episode comes from the various misadventures of the characters. From ejrry s difficulty in dealing with his new girlfriend s political beliefs to george s attepmts to do the opposite of his instincts. The epsiode is full of comedic moments.
Cultural ReferencesThis epiosde contains several cultural references. Including references to the musical west side story and the film the graduate.
SettingThe episode takes palce in new york city. With most of the action taking place in jerry s apartment or at monk s cafe.
CostumesThe cotsumes in this episode are typical for the show. With the characters wearing mostly casual clothing that reflects their personalities.
DialogueThe dialogue in this episode is typical of the show. With the characters delievring their lines in a rapid-fire style that is full of wit and sarcams.
MusicThe music in this episode is typical of the show. With the show s iconic theme song playing at the beginning and end of the episode.
Interesting FactAn interesting fact about this episode is that the use of the phrase "the opposite" has become popularized in the show s vernacular. And is often used to describe a situation in which one should do the exact oppsoite of what hteir instincts tell them.
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... " It gives the right to anyone to self-identify as The Opposite sex, after three months of living as a woman…with minimal safeguards, " she said...
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... " Whatever one did, the other did The Opposite...
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... But on the night, it started spinning The Opposite way, " freaking us all out on live television" one dancer said...