Laverne & Shirley
Episode Title Mistakes
Season 7
19 That's Entertainment 0
20 Lightning Man 0
21 Crime Isn't Pretty 1
22 Perfidy in Blue 0
Season 8
Season 8 generally 0
1 The Mummy's Bride 0
2 Window on Main Street 0
3 The Note 0
4 Lost in Spacesuits 0
5 The Playboy Show 0
6 Death Row (1) 0
7 Death Row (2) 0
8 Jinxed 0
9 Of Mice and Men 0
10 The Gymnast 0
11 The Monastery Show 0
12 Defective Ballet 0
13 The Baby Show 0
14 Rock 'n' Roll Show 0
15 The Fashion Show 0
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Squiggy: I woulda worn my tuxedo but my polo pony ate it.

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Question: Could someone translate into English the chant that Laverne and Shirley do at the start of every episode?

Answer: After counting to 8, the next two words are yiddish. A "schlemiel" is an inept clumsy person. A "schlimazel" is a chronically unlucky person. For example, if you are in a restaurant, and you see a waiter spill soup on a customer, the schlemiel is the waiter who spilled the soup, and the schlimazel is the guy who got the soup spilled onto him (and the schmegeggie - not part of the chant - is the doormat who gets stuck paying the check!). Hasenpfeffer is a traditional German stew made from marinated rabbit. Pfeffer is not only the name of a spice, but also of a dish where the animal's blood is used as a gelling agent for the sauce. All of it is just a silly phrasing that's part of a children's game.

Michael Albert

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