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TAXI – 70s & 80s TV Sitcom

Taxi is a 80s 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. TAXI focuses on the everyday lives of a handful of New York City taxi drivers and their abusive dispatcher.

13 hail-worthy facts about 'Taxi'


  • Judd Hirsch
  • Jeff Conaway
  • Danny DeVito
  • Marilu Henner
  • Tony Danza
  • Randall Carver
  • Andy Kaufman
  • Christopher Lloyd
  • Carol Kane

Series Run

September 12, 1978 – June 15, 1983

Broadcast History

ABC (1978–1982) NBC (1982–1983)


For most of the run of the show, the ensemble cast consisted of taxi drivers Alex Reiger (Judd Hirsch), Bobby Wheeler (Jeff Conaway), Elaine Nardo (Marilu Henner), Tony Banta (Tony Danza), and “Reverend” Jim Ignatowski (Christopher Lloyd), along with their dispatcher Louie De Palma (Danny DeVito) and mechanic Latka Gravas (Andy Kaufman).

More info at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taxi_(TV_series)

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