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Taxi

Taxi is an award-winning American sitcom that originally aired from 1978 to 1982 on ABC, and from 1982 to 1983 on NBC. The series focuses on the everyday lives of a handful of New York City taxi drivers working for the fictional "Sunshine Cab Company", as well as their abusive dispatcher.

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05x24 Simka's Monthlies Aired: Jun. 15, 1983

Simka is exhibiting strange behavior, and this behavior is quite untimely in that she keeps cancelling appointments with immigration and she's …

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Taxi is Canceled/Ended
The show had 5 seasons and 114 episodes air between 1978 and 1983.

Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Sep. 12, 1978
Status:
Canceled/Ended
Runtime:
30 min.
Aired:
1978 - 1983
To-Date:
5 Seasons
114 Episodes
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

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Series Fun Facts

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  • Andy Kaufman's contract stipulated that he only had to be on the set two days a week, 14 episodes per season. Kaufman disliked sitcoms and originally turned down the part of Latka because he…
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    Andy Kaufman's contract stipulated that he only had to be on the set two days a week, 14 episodes per season. Kaufman disliked sitcoms and originally turned down the part of Latka because he wanted to focus on his stand-up comedy career. But the producers liked him so much that a compromise was reached.
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  • In the opening credits the cab is being driven across New York's Queensboro (59th Street) Bridge by Tony Danza. The buildings in the background keep reappearing in the same place. The segment…
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    In the opening credits the cab is being driven across New York's Queensboro (59th Street) Bridge by Tony Danza. The buildings in the background keep reappearing in the same place. The segment was shot once in the middle of the 1.4-mile bridge and then repeated several times to run throughout the entire credits.
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  • Judd Hirsch (Alex), Danny DeVito (Louie), Marilu Henner (Elaine) and Tony Danza (Tony) are the four actors who appear in every episode. Contrary to popular belief, background actor J. Alan…
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    Judd Hirsch (Alex), Danny DeVito (Louie), Marilu Henner (Elaine) and Tony Danza (Tony) are the four actors who appear in every episode. Contrary to popular belief, background actor J. Alan Thomas was not in every episode, being absent from 7 (this trivia does not include the "clip-shows").
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