Seinfeld rules about dating elaine
"The Deal" is the ninth episode of the second season of NBC's Seinfeld, and the show's 14th episode overall.The episode centers on protagonists Jerry (Jerry Seinfeld) and Elaine Benes (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) who decide to have a sexual relationship, with a set of ground rules.Entertainment Weekly critics Mike Flaherty and Mary Kaye Schilling commented "Jerry and Elaine's circuitous verbal dance pondering the relative worth of that [sex] versus this [the friendship] is sublime.Opening Monologue: I've been watching women in the department stores.
As they are watching TV in Jerry's apartment, Jerry and Elaine flip through the channels, stumbling upon the soft-core pornography channel.
Jerry: Yeah, we pretty much know what we're doin' in there.
Jerry: Is that like the end of the world or something? Jerry: Why shouldn't we be able to do that once in a while if we want to?
Jerry proposes that they go back to being simply friends, but Elaine is so upset by the birthday that she feels unable to go on with either a friendly or sexual relationship with Jerry.
When Kramer sees them again, however, Jerry and Elaine have made up and are a couple.