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 5, Episode #5 - Scenskees from a Marriage, Part 2
After Latka has an affair with a female cabbie, Simka must do the same with one of his co-workers.
Series Fun Facts
- Victor Buono played Rev. Jim Ignatowski's father, Mr. Caldwell, despite being only 10 months older than actor Christopher Lloyd.
- When ABC canceled the series in 1982, HBO considered purchasing the show, only to lose out to NBC, which promoted the show in ads stating "Same time, better network".
- 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…
[show]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.