Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 12, 1978
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
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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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Canceled/Ended
The show had 5 seasons and 114 episodes air between 1978 and 1983.

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  • The theme song's title, "Angela (Theme from Taxi)", was written/performed by Bob James (II) and was from his 1978 album 'Touchdown'. The album's title track was the song James had actually…
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    The theme song's title, "Angela (Theme from Taxi)", was written/performed by Bob James (II) and was from his 1978 album 'Touchdown'. The album's title track was the song James had actually written for the theme, but Taxi's producers liked the short cue Bob had recorded for one brief scene with Alex (Judd Hirsch) and a young woman, Angela, and used that instead.
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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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  • In 2013, on the NPR program "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!," Tony Danza said that when he auditioned for his role on Taxi, he read with Mandy Patinkin, who was auditioning for the role that…
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    In 2013, on the NPR program "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!," Tony Danza said that when he auditioned for his role on Taxi, he read with Mandy Patinkin, who was auditioning for the role that ultimately went to Judd Hirsch.
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