Taxi/The Shloogel Show

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The Shloogel Show
Season 5, Episode 1
Airdate September 30, 1982
Writer(s) Ken Estin,
Sam Simon
Director(s) Noam Pitlik
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The Shloogel Show is the first episode of the fifth season of Taxi, and the ninety-first episode overall.

Guest Stars: T.J. Castronova (Tommy), Anne DeSalvo (Vicki), Wallace Shawn (Arnie), Murphy Cross (Judy), Carlene Watkins (Susan), Marcia Wallace (herself)


Plot Overview

Happily married Latka and Simka share their happiness by holding a 'shloogel' where they fix their friends up with perfect dates: Tony is matched up with tough Brooklyn dame Vicki, Elaine with nerdy but sweet Arnie, Louie with cute but blind Judy, Alex with slightly neurotic Susan, and Bob Newhart Show fan Jim gets paired up with that series' co-star Marcia Wallace!


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