airport pickup – (related terms: binding social contract) 1. a binding social contract that required George to pick up Jerry and Elaine at the Kennedy airport. 2. executed by George as repayment for “a bet of fifty bucks that he couldnt touch the awning outside Jerrys building 3. a perfect airport pickup involves being at the airport terminal exactly 17 minutes after a flight is supposed to land. 4. giving the passengers just enough time to get off the plane, pick up their bags and be walking out of the terminal as the pickerupper rolls up. 5. quotes: “I tell you, it’s a thing of beauty. I can not express to you the feeling I get from a perfect airport pickup” – George Costanza 6. episode: The Airport.
additional discussion: if a flight is canceled does the picker upper get credit for the pick up.