Schloogel - Sacred traditional post-marriage
ceremony performed by the newlywed auto mechanic Latka Gravas (Andy Kaufman) and
his wife Simka (Carol Kane) on episode No. 91 "The Schloogel Show (a.k.a. Love
Un-American Style)" on the sitcom TAXI/ABC/NBC/1978-83.
In the old country where Latka and Simka were born, there was a ceremony
wherein newlyweds in an expression of love and sharing of their new found
happiness, would introduce their closest acquaintances to "ideal" marriage
partners. If the newlywed's friends did not attend the ceremony, it was
considered a great insult.
Following the tradition of their country, Latka and Simka hosted a party at
which Alex Rieger (Judd Hirsch), Elaine Nardo (Marilu Henner), Tony Banta (Tony
Danza), Louie De Palma (Danny DeVito), and Jim Ignatowski (Christopher Lloyd)
were supposed to meet their ideal life partner. See also -
"Latka & Simka's Wedding"
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