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Marvin Zindler, Consumer Reporter, Dies at 85

Marvin Zindler, Consumer Reporter, Dies at 85

Join the Consumerist in remembering Marvin Zindler, consumer reporter from Houston, TX. Zindler delivered the weekly “rat and roach” reports and famous catch phrase “all together now, SLIIIME in the ice machine,” on Houston’s channel 13 for nearly 35 years.

Reader Bricko revealed the identity of the journalist who filed a story on 24-Hour Fitness from his hospital bed: It’s Marvin Zindler, beloved Houston TV personality, whose consumer reports often focus on rat and roach droppings, and “slime in the ice machine,” found in local restaurants. [Wikipedia, YouTube]