A wedding is a happy and joyous occasion, but it's a serious and solemn one as well. The wedding ceremony is one of our most powerful representations of our hopes and dreams, so it is symbolically important that every aspect of the occasion be carefully planned and every last detail be perfect. All of which makes things especially traumatic and embarrassing when events go
awry . . .
Bridesmaid catches heel in grate while walking down aisle.
White bride gives birth to black child nine months after wild bachelorette party.
Bride (or groom) whose prospective spouse slept with the maid of honor (or best man) humiliates cheater by spreading news of the infidelity to the wedding party, then walking out.
Bride and groom are arrested after fighting over cake-feeding custom.
Theft of bride's father's wallet is captured on film.
Wrong Robin Hood theme is used as processional music.
Wedding video includes scenes of camcorder owner having sex with his dog.*
Jilted woman upends bucket of wet manure onto bride.
Bride smacks groom about and hits him with wedding cake.
Groom's indiscretion with a bachelor party stripper is revealed by his failure to remove the condom.
Bride-to-be sends over-the-top list of instructions to her attendants.
Letter to 'Dear Abby' details an unusual test posed to a young man by his fiancée's parents.
Newlywed Game contestant gives unintentionally hilarious answer to a question about "making whoopee."* Bride's mix-up results in an embarrassingly inappropriate Bible verse being inscribed on her wedding cake.
Drunken bride's attempt to hang up her wedding dress results in hotel evacuation.