The Hot Tub, the 5th episode of season seven and the 116th overall, was first broadcasted on October 19, 1995 with a script by Gregg Kavet & Andy Robin and directed by Andy Ackerman.
George picks up a bad habit from some visiting Astros representatives. During the time of the New York City Marathon, Elaine has an out-of-country runner as her house guest. The runner had overslept and missed the big race at the last Olympics and Jerry obsesses with ensuring that it doesn’t happen again. Kramer installs a hot tub in his apartment.
When you think of some of the best episodes of Seinfeld, this is one that often gets overlooked, I loved a lot about this episode, the jokes were near perfect, the situations were funny on their own and there are some really excellent payoffs involved in this episode.
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