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.
Last Episode05x24 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 …
Taxi: Season 1, Episode #9 - Money Troubles
John and his new wife, Suzanne, reach a crisis point in their marriage when one of them must drop out of…
Taxi: Season 1, Episode #18 - Alex Tastes Death and Finds a Nice Restaurant
When Alex’s ear is nearly shot off in a holdup attempt in his cab, he stuns his fellow cabbies by quitting and…
Series Fun Facts
- Before closing their doors for good in 1982, the Checker Motors Corporation of Kalamazoo Michigan supplied cars to the series.
- Andy Kaufman had invented the persona for his character in his comedy act prior to working on the show, including the famous line "tank-you-veddy-much". It was the show's writers that came up…
[show]Andy Kaufman had invented the persona for his character in his comedy act prior to working on the show, including the famous line "tank-you-veddy-much". It was the show's writers that came up with the name of Latka Gravas. Kaufman created Latka's language, which he taught to Carol Kane for her role as Simka, by inviting her to dinner and refusing to let her speak English.
- Judd Hirsch was often late to rehearsals because he was conducting business in his office.