Seinfeld: Jerry The Mailman
  • Psychology → Motivation → Superordinate Goals

Newman needs to deliver mail so he can get transferred to Hawaii. Although he and Jerry are sworn enemies, Jerry offers to help him deliver the mail so that he will move away. Both individuals will benefit from helping Newman.


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  • 00:56 - 00:57

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