Martin Luther visits Rome and is shocked at what he finds: immorality, commodification, and insincerity. He climbs the large staircase to the House of Pilate, believing the superstition that it will release his father from pergatory. However, he is not sold on the superstition once he reaches the top. The more of the city of Rome that he sees, the more he dislikes it.
George, Jerry, Elaine, and Kramer have a contest to see who can refrain from an unnamed activity the longest. Each posts a bond that they will lose if they are among the first three to indulge. Kramer makes it about 12 minutes. Elaine makes it a day or two.