Taxi

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  • TV-PG
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1978
Taxi is an American sitcom that originally aired on ABC from September 12, 1978 to May 6, 1982 and on NBC from September 30, 1982 to June 15, 1983. The series won 18 Emmy Awards, including three for Outstanding Comedy Series. It focuses on the everyday... read more
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Taxi is an American sitcom that originally aired on ABC from September 12, 1978 to May 6, 1982 and on NBC from September 30, 1982 to June 15, 1983. The series won 18 Emmy Awards, including three for Outstanding Comedy Series. It focuses on the everyday lives of a handful of New York City taxi drivers and their abusive dispatcher. Taxi was produced by the John Charles Walters Company, in association with Paramount Network Television, and was created by James L. Brooks, Stan Daniels, David Davis, and Ed Weinberger.

Original Release

09/12/1978 on NBC

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Cast

Judd Hirsch Alex Reiger
Marilu Henner Elaine O'Connor-Nardo
Tony Danza Tony Banta
Danny DeVito Louie De Palma
Jeff Conaway Bobby Wheeler
Ruth Gordon
Andy Kaufman Latka Gravas
Carol Kane
Randall Carver
Christopher Lloyd Reverend Jim Ignatowski
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Love Un-American Style Thursday, 30 September 1982
2 Jim's Inheritance Thursday, 07 October 1982
3 Alex Goes Off the Wagon Thursday, 14 October 1982
4 Scenskees from a Marriage: Part 1 Thursday, 21 October 1982
5 Scenskees from a Marriage: Part 2 Thursday, 28 October 1982
6 Crime and Punishment Thursday, 04 November 1982
7 Alex the Gofer Thursday, 11 November 1982
8 Louie's Revenge Thursday, 18 November 1982
9 Travels with My Dad Thursday, 25 November 1982
10 Elaine and the Monk Thursday, 02 December 1982
11 Zena's Honeymoon Thursday, 09 December 1982
12 Get Me Through the Holidays Thursday, 16 December 1982
13 Louie Moves Uptown Saturday, 22 January 1983
14 Alex's Old Buddy Saturday, 29 January 1983
15 Sugar Ray Nardo Saturday, 05 February 1983
16 A Taxi Celebration: Part 1 Wednesday, 23 March 1983
17 A Taxi Celebration: Part 2 Wednesday, 23 March 1983
18 Alex Gets Burned by an Old Flame Wednesday, 30 March 1983
19 Louie and the Blind Girl Wednesday, 06 April 1983
20 Arnie Meets the Kids Wednesday, 13 April 1983
21 Tony's Baby Wednesday, 20 April 1983
22 Jim's Mario's Wednesday, 18 May 1983
23 A Grand Gesture Wednesday, 25 May 1983
24 Simka's Monthlies Wednesday, 15 June 1983
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Directors

James Burrows, Noam Pitlik, James Burrows, Michael Zinberg, Richard Sakai, Danny DeVito, Michael Lessac, Howard Storm, Harvey Miller, Stan Daniels, Ed. Weinberger, Will Mackenzie, Joan Darling, Jeff Chambers

Writers

James L. Brooks, David Davis, Stan Daniels, Ed. Weinberger, Ken Estin, Les Charles, Glen Charles, Barry Kemp, Sam Simon, David Lloyd, Howard Gewirtz, Ian Praiser, Earl Pomerantz, Katherine Green, Michael Leeson, Holly Holmberg Brooks, Barton Dean, Dennis Danzinger, David Lloyd, Danny Kallis, Ellen Sandler, Mark Jacobson, Mickey Rose, Nancy Lane, Ruth Bennett, John Markus, Glenn Gordon Caron, Michael Tolkin, Barbara Duncan, Al Aidekman, Susan Jane Lindner, Pat Allee, Barbara Duncan, Larry Scott Anderson, Dari Daniels, Barry Rubinowitz, Sy Rosen

Creators

James L. Brooks, David Davis, Stan Daniels, Ed. Weinberger

Cast

Judd Hirsch Alex Reiger
Marilu Henner Elaine O'Connor-Nardo
Tony Danza Tony Banta
Danny DeVito Louie De Palma
Jeff Conaway Bobby Wheeler
Ruth Gordon
Andy Kaufman Latka Gravas
Carol Kane
Randall Carver
Christopher Lloyd Reverend Jim Ignatowski
J. Alan Thomas Jeff Bennett
Randall Carver John Burns
Carol Kane Simka Dahblitz-Gravas
T.J. Castronovo Tommy Jeffries
Rhea Perlman Zena Sherman
Al Rosen Cabbie
Melanie Gaffin Jennifer
Judd Hirsch
Vincent Schiavelli Reverend Gorky
Andy Kaufman Vic Ferrari

Producers

Ed. Weinberger Executive Producer
Stan Daniels Executive Producer
James L. Brooks Executive Producer
David Davis Executive Producer
Ed. Weinberger Producer
Stan Daniels Producer
James L. Brooks Producer
Richard Sakai Producer
Glen Charles Producer
Les Charles Producer
Ken Estin Producer
Sam Simon Producer
Cary Matsumura Producer
David Davis Producer
Budd Cherry Producer
Greg Nierman Producer
Ian Praiser Producer
Howard Gewirtz Producer

Editors

M. Pam Blumenthal, Jack Michon, Steve Shultz, Andrew Chulack, Roger Tweten, Bernard Balmuth, Douglas Hines

1984 Golden Globe Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1983 Golden Globe Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1983 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1983 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1983 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1983 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Nominated
1983 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Won
1983 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy, Variety or Music Series Won
1983 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy, Variety or Music Series Nominated
1983 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy, Variety or Music Series Won
1983 Emmy Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Nominated
1982 Golden Globe Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1982 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1982 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1982 Golden Globe Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1982 Emmy Outstanding Comedy Series Nominated
1982 Emmy Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series Nominated
1982 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1982 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Won
1982 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Variety or Music Series Won
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