Season 5: Episode 73: The MasseuseAfter convincing Elaine to ask a new boyfriend to change his name, one he shares with a notorious serial killer, Jerry and a masseuse named Jodi double date with George and his on-again girlfriend Karen. But, over at dinner with his friends, George delights Karen but says something which upsets Jodi, all while Jerry tries to subtly call attention to his own need for a massage. Meanwhile, Kramer agrees to attend a New York Giants football game with Elaine and boyfriend Joel Rifkin.
As Jerry steps up his efforts to get a massage, Karen tries to interest George in sex as he worries about whether Jodi likes him. Learning that she doesn't, George then sets out to win her over by carrying Jodi's massage table downstairs, while Kramer tells Jerry that she gave him the massage of a lifetime before heading for the game. But, after a problem at the ticket window results in the controversial name being announced to the entire stadium, Kramer returns from the game begging for another massage. Yet, Jerry steadfastly refuses to allow it and vows to be the next to experience Jodi's magic touch.
As George's obsession about offending Jodi becomes more than she can bear, Karen decides to end their relationship once again, while convinced that a change of name would be the best thing to do, Joel finds it difficult finding one which pleases Elaine. When Jodi arrives at his apartment and he begins dropping some not-so-subtle hints about getting a massage, despite her willingness to have sex, she balks at giving Jerry what he really wants. Then, after Jodi insists she won't be forced into anything and storms off while, intrigued by the fact that she could hate him so much, George tries to stop her.