Booooored again. Seinfeld trivia time. This may have been treated somewhere in an article or at an on-line site before, but, if so, I haven't seen it. Therefore, I propose to do it here. Tell all you know about the allusions to real films in the series Seinfeld. Spoofs, parodies, quotes (dialogic, musical, and/or visual-filmic), etc. As far as I can determine, these are the films alluded to or referenced during the course of Seinfeld: (1) Apocalypse Now ("The Chicken Roaster" (#140)) (2) Basic Instinct ("The Package" (#139)) (3) Chapter Two ("The Letter" (#38)) (4) The Elephant Man ("The Pick" (#53)) (5) Emmanuelle ("The Movie" (#54) & "The Smelly Car" (#61) (6) The English Patient ("The English Patient" (#151)) (7) Friday the Thirteenth ("The Frogger" (#174)) (8) The Godfather ("The Bris" (#69)) (9) JFK ("The Boyfriend" (pts. 1 & 2) (#s 34-35)) (10) Looney Tunes movie cartoons ("The Opera"(?) (#49)) (11) Midnight Cowboy ("The Mom and Pop Store" (#94)) (12) Nixon ("The Cadillac" (pt. II) (#123)) (13) Platoon ("The Fatigues" (#138)) (14) Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan ("???" (#???)) (Can you believe it, I, of all people, can't remember which episode these were referenced in!!!) (15) Star Trek III: The Search for Spock ("???" (#???)) (Can you believe it, I, of all people, can't remember which episode these were referenced in!!!) (16) Superman: The Motion Picture ("The Race" (#96)) (17) The Way We Were ("The Diplomat's Club" (#108)) (18) The Wolf Man ("The Junk Mail" (#159)) __________________________________________________ ____________ (19) ??? ("The Betrayal", the "time-reversal Seinfeld episode" (#162); perhaps this is merely a literary allusion and not a filmic one?) (20) ??? ("The Switch" (#97), where "Babs" Kramer reveals Cosmo's given name; I assume that the lush jazzy music score and the film noire-ish dialog refer to some movie; can you identify either?) (21) ??? ("The Cadillac" (pt. II) (#123); I assume the chase scene between Kramer and the Plaza Cable guy, Nick, across Manhattan, both the (vaguely familiar) tense music and the staging, allude to some famous film scene. (Maybe from a Hitchcock film???).) Take any ONE of these and do as detailled a comparison of the parody elements or allusions in the specific episode to the corresponding aspects of the original film as you can. Tell how they reference or spoof the movies concerned. Keep in mind not everyone has seen the original or seen it more than once and, so, may have forgotten the details. Set the scene in each, where necessary. It should go without saying, doing a comparison, of course, presupposes that one knows BOTH the episode AND the original well enough to do a competent job (one reason I think I'll forego trying to do any of these myself). CHOOSE ONE PER CUSTOMER, PLEASE! (unless you have other film references to add to the list), at least for a couple of days while everyone has a chance. Of course, anyone may comment on a prior analysis or further describe the same film connexions. Caveat: Real films whose titles are mentioned in episodes, but which in no way have anything to do with the content or style of the story they appear in, such as Schindler's List ("The Raincoats" (pt. 2) (#83)), or Plan 9 from Outer Space ("The Chinese Restaurant" (#16), "The Postponement" (#112)), do not count here. Likewise, the made-up film titles (e.g., "Blame It on the Rain"), unless they reference a real film. Leave them out of the discussion, please. If you know of other film allusions, references, or parodies in Seinfeld episodes not mentioned here, please speak up in as much detail as you can manage.