"The Boyfriend, Part 1" - Season 3 Episode 17 of Seinfeld Premiers
"The Boyfriend" is a two part episode of the sitcom Seinfeld.
The episode was the 35th and 36th episode for the show, and 18th and 19th episode for the show's third season. It aired on February 19, 1992. In the 'extras' section of the Season 3 DVD, Jerry Seinfeld says it is his favorite episode.
Jerry meets Keith Hernandez and wants to make a good impression. Meanwhile, George is out of time on his unemployment and he works harder than ever on his scheme to get a 13-week extension. He tells the unemployment office he was close to a job with Vandelay Industries, a company that makes latex products and whose main office is Jerry's apartment. Kramer and Newman take Hernandez back to a time when they were allegedly spit on by him; however, Jerry supports the "second-spitter theory" that Hernandez was not involved. Keith asks Jerry about Elaine's status. Keith makes a date with her and breaks a date with Jerry.