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.
Simka & Latka Gravas
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
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 -
& Simka's Wedding Ceremony"
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