After Susan's parents neglect to serve the Marble Rye the Costanza's brought for dinner, Frank decides, much to George's horror, to take the Rye back. Can Frank legally do this? Who actually owns the Marble Rye? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiznhKTF4hA (EDITORS NOTE: For further references on the nature of gifts, please see our prior posts on The Handicap … Continue reading Who Owns the Marble Rye?
When Kramer can't sleep due to the giant red sun in the shape of a chicken from a nearby restaurant, he and Jerry switch apartments. After his first night on the Red Planet, Jerry is spooked by a creepy doll named Mr. Marbles. Although Kramer claims Mr. Marbles is harmless, did he have an obligation … Continue reading “The Chicken Roaster” – Caveat Emptor
While trying to impress his new girlfriend, Newman makes an outlandish statement: "You see, certified mail is always registered, but registered mail is not necessarily certified." Is Newman just blustering his way through a date with a woman of beauty and brains, or is there something to his claim? https://getyarn.io/yarn-clip/bdc99f08-9e88-45d7-925a-3fc637c45d39 Registered mail is an add-on … Continue reading “The Betrayal” – Registered Mail IS Certified
When Wyck clears his throat before referring to Susan's death as her "unfortunate accident," George takes that to mean that Wyck was implying that he killed Susan. In order to discover if the board is talking about him behind his back, George takes a page from Jerry Lewis' playbook and "accidentally" leaves a briefcase with … Continue reading “The Soul Mate” – Recording Conversations
After Jerry and Kramer notice that Barry Prophet, their accountant, was sniffing uncontrollably, they begin to suspect that he is a drug addict. Believing that he is "hip to the whole scene," they decide to end their relationship with him and entrust postal employee Newman to deliver the termination letter to the USPS sidewalk postal … Continue reading “The Sniffing Accountant” – The Mailbox Rule
After Newman accuses Jerry of the heinous crime of mail fraud, Newman interrogates Jerry deep within the catacombs of the local post office. But when Jerry challenges Newman to actually prove the case against him, Newman is stumped and unable to do so. What would Newman have to show in order to actually prove that … Continue reading “The Package” – Burden of Proof
After George fails to cancel his appointment with Wendy the Physical Therapist with 24 hours notice, Wendy still charges him even though George was unable to make it to the appointment. Is Wendy's policy legal? Can George actually be charged for a cancelled appointment just because he didn't cancel with enough notice? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECmtCdUtEMI Normally, when … Continue reading “The Kiss Hello” – Duty to Mitigate
After Susan tells Ken and Carrie about George's plan to name their *future* child "Seven," the expecting couple plans to use their name for their own daughter. In response, George gets all crazy on everybody, claiming that he made up the name and that they can't just steal the name from him. Does George have … Continue reading The Seven – Trademarking a Name
After a smelly valet stinks up Jerry's car, Jerry demands that the restaurant pay half the cost to have the car cleaned, $125. However, the restauranter only agrees to pay after Jerry refuses to let him out of the smelly car. Is the restauranter's offer to pay Jerry $125 to let him out of the … Continue reading The Smelly Car
After Newman decides to let Jerry attend his Millennium New Year's party so that he can get himself... a-lot-of-Elaine, Jerry pops in a hole in the balloon of Newman's party of a lifetime by pointing out that Newman booked Christopher Cross for the wrong year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fofcLXshq_8 Jerry's argument is as follows. Since there was no … Continue reading The Newmannium!