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jestes

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Last night I was watching a Seinfeld rerun called "The Van Buren Boys". There was a reference to George attempting to secure a scholarship for a guy looking to major in City Planning. I know that this has probably been covered here before but it was the first time that I saw it and thought it was pretty funny.
 

SlaveToTheGrind

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jestes said:
Last night I was watching a Seinfeld rerun called "The Van Buren Boys". There was a reference to George attempting to secure a scholarship for a guy looking to major in City Planning. I know that this has probably been covered here before but it was the first time that I saw it and thought it was pretty funny.
It's a good thing Kramer 'knew' the secret signal for the Van Buren Boys.
 

The Irish One

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His name was Steven Koren. Steven was George's choice because he wanted to be an Architect, then Steven saw the big picture and chose the superior profession, Urban Planner -which really ticked Georgee boy off -George got the scholarship taken away and it turns out that Steven is a Van B boy etc.....Great episode!
 

JNA

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If you want a printed copy of the episode script here it is:
http://www.stanthecaddy.com/the-van-buren-boys-script.html

GEORGE: Besides, Steven Koren has the highest of aspirations. He wants to be (pauses for effect) an architect.
WYCK: Is that right?
STEVEN: Actually, maybe I could set my sights a little bit higher.
GEORGE: (Laughs) Steven, nothing is higher than an architect.
STEVEN: I think I'd really like to be a city planner. (Sits down, addressing the entire foundation board) Why limit myself to just one building, when I can design a whole city?
WYCK: Well, that's a good point.
GEORGE: (Mutters) No, it's not.
STEVEN: Well, isn't an architect just an art school drop-out with a tilty desk, and a big ruler? (Laughs - so do the board members)
GEORGE: (Irritated) It's called a T-square.
WYCK: You know, the stupidest guy in my fraternity became an architect - after he flunked out of dental school! (Everyone but George laughs) Contratulations,
young man. (Shakes Steven's hand)
STEVEN: Thank you.
 

Doitnow

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