" is the fortieth episode of the sitcom Seinfeld
. It is the 23rd, and final, episode of the third season and the first of a three-episode cliffhanger
. It first aired on May 6, 1992.
In a montage of incidents, Jerry
returns home only to find that Kramer
has overstayed his welcome; he had been using the spare set of keys Jerry had left with him. Exasperated, Jerry demands his spare keys back, angering Kramer. Knowing that he has broken the "covenant of the keys," Kramer realizes he is now free to come out of the shadows. Kramer then takes off for California
to follow his dream of becoming an actor
, after he is unable to persuade George
to join him.
Jerry gives his spare keys to Elaine
. Soon after, he desperately needs them and goes to Elaine's apartment with George (who has the spare keys to her place), to search for his spare set. While there, they find Elaine's writing project for an episode of Murphy Brown
. As they read and laugh over it, Elaine walks in and screams at them to leave because they've invaded her privacy.
Jerry is unable to locate Kramer to make amends. One night, while watching Murphy Brown
with Elaine, Jerry sees Kramer in a famous bit part on Murphy Brown
as Murphy's new secretary
, "Steven Snell." Surprisingly, Murphy tells Steven that she has "a very good feeling" about him.
At various points in the show, a recurring incident involves Elaine and George each muttering disparaging remarks (including... Read More