Seinfeld – Season 2 – Episode 12 – The Busboy
Seinfeld The Busboy is the 2th episode of the Seinfeld season 2 and the 17th overall the Seinfeld series and it was aired on June 26, 1991.
In the Seinfeld Episode The Busboy, Jerry, George, and Elaine are at dinner when a menu on an adjacent table catches on fire. George puts it out and explains to the manager that the busboy, Antonio, left the menu too close to a lit candle, and Elaine jokingly declares she is never eating there again. The manager takes this seriously and Antonio is fired that very night, upsetting Elaine and George. George and Kramer later go to theAntonio’s ramshackle apartment to apologize, only to accidentally leave the door open, letting his cat out. A few days later, the Antonio comes to see George, and tells him that there was a gas line explosion at the restaurant, killing five employees, including the busboy hired to replace him. He thanks George for inadvertently saving his life and says he’s found a better paying job anyway and also his escaped cat has come back to him. Meanwhile, Elaine faces having her boyfriend Ed stay with her for a week. Then, she tries frantically to get him onto a plane back to Seattle, only to accidentally oversleep and on the way to JFK International Airport encounter a five-car pileup on Rockaway Blvd. With her boyfriend still with her, he gets into a shouting match and eventually a fistfight in the hallway of Jerry’s apartment building with the Antonio, resulting in injuries on both ends after they fall down several flights of stairs. The busboy loses his new job, George is forced to take care of his cat and Elaine’s boyfriend is bed ridden at her apartment for several more weeks.