"The Sniffing Accountant" is the 68th episode of the sitcom Seinfeld, being the fourth episode of the series' fifth season. It aired on NBC on Thursday, October 7, 1993.
In the episode, George's father gets him an interview as a brassiere salesman. Evidence points to Jerry's accountant being a cocaine user. Jerry, Kramer and Newman set up a sting to find out the truth. Elaine's new boyfriend is perfect except for his unwillingness to use exclamation points.
The episode was written by creators of Seinfeld, Larry David & Jerry Seinfeld and directed by Tom Cherones. To research for one of this episode's recurring jokes where the characters feel others' shirt sleeves between their thumb and forefinger, Larry David did this himself, assessing the different kinds of material and the owners' reactions. The episode received positive reviews from critics and received a 19.1/21 Nielsen rating according to Nielsen Media Research.
Famous quotes containing the word sniffing:
“Nobody saves America by sniffing cocaine,
Jiggling yr knees blankeyed in the rain,
When it snows in yr nose you catch cold in yr brain.”
—Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926)