This Bride and Groom Recreated the Iconic Parent Trap Handshake

A bride and groom couple decided to surprise their guests with something special right before their first kiss as a family; they recreated Hallie and Nick’s iconic handshake from The Parent Trap!

The Bride and Groom’s Choreography

Couples are getting more creative with their wedding ceremonies. Hannah Pearlman and newlywed husband Nick Skardarasy’s wedding choreography ranks near the top with their surprising rendition of the handshake from the movie The Parent Trap. And it all happened right as part of their first kiss as a married couple.

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Here’s how the video goes: Hannah and Nick are leaning in to kiss each other when suddenly a song starts playing in the background. The bride and groom pretend to be confused while looking at the audience. It turns out it’s all a part of their cheeky plan as they start doing the well-known handshake from the movie, which must have taken some serious practice.

The Guests’ Reactions

The wedding guests quickly catch on and burst into laughter. The bride and groom also giggle but don’t stop the performance, before ending the performance with the expected first kiss. The video, posted on Instagram, shows everyone cheering and clapping. The post was captioned with “A Little Parent Trap surprise before the kiss!”

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One happy viewer was the director of the movie, Nancy Meyers, who even reposted the video to her personal feed. She’s not only known for directing The Parent Trap but for producing other classics like The Intern, The Holiday, and Something’s Gotta Give.