Oct 06 2013

The goldfish quiz

Ok you wanted a Sunday afternoon quiz, so here is one.

Friendly wags on Facebook have been creating new “Should Miri Mogilevsky…” pages – be given a goldfish, be given a cheesecake, be given a goldfish, a cheesecake, and a tardis. So on the goldfish one, I commented

Yes but make sure she remembers where the car is before the fish goes into the plastic bag.

What is the reference?


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  1. 1

    Seinfeld. The Parking Garage. Season 3, episode 6. The gang searches for Kramer’s car in a shopping center parking garage. Kramer has bought an air conditioner and Elaine has bought a goldfish. Jerry has to pee. It all ends badly.

  2. 2

    Ha ha! Whenever I see the fish in the pet store window at the mall I think of that episode and it gives me a little chuckle.

  3. 3
    John Morales

    I suspect this is the reference.

  4. 4
    Francisco Bacopa

    The fish in the bag is as good as dead. Look at its caved in abdomen. It was starved to survive shipping and probably has parasites.

    I worked in the aquarium trade for a while. I have bred the “meteor minnow” strain of T. albonubes with the Vietnamese Tanichtyus in an attempt to save the meteor strain. I failed. I am now trying to breed a hybrid Gold Dust Molly strain with local ditch mollies to make a cold tolerant gold dust strain.

  5. 5
    Ophelia Benson

    Everybody is correct.

  6. 6

    I assume Seinfeld pees in the goldfish bag?

    Hah hah?

  7. 7
    Cassidy McJones

    I assume Seinfeld pees in the goldfish bag?

    Not sure if serious….but no, that doesn’t happen. Nonetheless, it’s not a happy ending for the poor goldfish.

  8. 8
    Ophelia Benson

    Yes but don’t be upset because actually the goldfish was whisked away to a comfortable tank and didn’t die at all. It was a clever bit of tv special effects in which Kramer simply shook his head when George asked if the fish was ok – WE NEVER SAW THE FISH DIE.

    Oh whew.

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