During two separate episodes of Seinfeld, the main characters purchase black market items, in order to save money. To discover what goes wrong when Jerry purchases a black market air-conditioner and Kramer purchases a black market shower head, simply continue reading.
Seinfeld Episodes Which Feature Black Market Purchases
The Glasses: Seinfeld Commando 8
In The Glasses, Kramer tells Jerry that he can get him a new air-conditioning unit for 30% off as he has a friend who works at an appliance store who can give them a deal. Jerry agrees and Kramer produces the Commando 8 which ends up being a black market air-conditioning unit.
Elaine teases Jerry as he’s never cared about having an air-conditioner in his apartment before. It’s then revealed that Jerry has brought an air-conditioner in order to impress his new girlfriend Amy. Who finds his apartment too hot.
Later, George mistakingly thinks that he sees Amy kissing Jeffrey, Jerry’s cousin. As George needs new lenses in his glasses.
The Shower: Commando 450
Kramer’s black market deals resurface in The Shower. After Jerry, Kramer, and Newman’s apartment building replaces their showerheads with low-flow showerheads in order to cut costs, the boys decide to look for new showerheads. Once again Kramer opts to purchase a black market deal. He chooses the Commando 450 which is meant to be a high-pressure showerhead. What he doesn’t realize is that the Commando 450 was designed for elephants, not people.
When he turns it on for the first time, he is instantly sprayed out of his bathtub and is badly injured. As a result, Jerry decides to pass on purchasing the Commando 450.
So if you want to watch the episodes where Kramer purchases dangerous black market items, make sure to watch The Glasses and The Shower. Both of which are filled with laughs a minute.