1978 - 1983, Comedy
Cab company employees share in each other's lives.

Episode Guide

  • Taxi - Simka's Monthlies (Season 5 Episode 24)
    Season 5 Episode 24:

    Simka's Monthlies

    Latka is worried that Simka's wacky behavior might cost her the right to remain in America permanently.

  • Taxi - A Grand Gesture (Season 5 Episode 23)
    Season 5 Episode 23:

    A Grand Gesture

    Jim gives each of the cabbies $1,000 to give to a needy soul so they can experience the joy he feels by giving it away.

  • Taxi - Jim's Mario's (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    Jim's Mario's

    Jim tries to convince his family that he did not squander his inheritance by buying a run-down restaurant.

  • Taxi - Tony's Baby (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    Tony's Baby

    On the eve of the biggest fight of his career, Tony's girlfriend announces she may be expecting his baby.

  • Taxi - Arnie Meets the Kids (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    Arnie Meets the Kids

    Elaine's boyfriend, Arnie, takes some extraordinary steps to win her children's affections.

  • Taxi - Louie and the Blind Girl (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    Louie and the Blind Girl

    Louie is worried his blind girlfriend will no longer love him if an operation to restore her sight is successful.

  • Taxi - Alex Gets Burned by an Old Flame (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    Alex Gets Burned by an Old Flame

    Alex falls in love with Jim's old girlfriend, who shows up at the garage hoping to rekindle their romance.

  • Taxi - Retrospective (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:


    The hilarious escapades of the Sunshine Cab Co. are relived in scenes from classic episodes.

  • Taxi - Retrospective (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:


    The funniest and warmest moments from episodes are relived in a tribute hosted by Danny DeVito.

  • Taxi - Sugar Ray Nardo (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    Sugar Ray Nardo

    Elaine's son (David Mendenhall) gives up the oboe to study boxing with Tony.

  • Taxi - Alex's Old Buddy (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Alex's Old Buddy

    Alex becomes obsessed with his dog's well-being when he finds out his beloved pet hasn't long to live.

  • Taxi - Louie Moves Uptown (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Louie Moves Uptown

    Louie wants to move into a classy apartment building, but first he must be approved by a panel of snobby tenants.

  • Taxi - Get Me Through the Holidays (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Get Me Through the Holidays

    Alex takes his ex-wife to Latka and Simka's "traditional" Christmas party to rid her of the holiday blues.

  • Taxi - Zena's Honeymoon (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Zena's Honeymoon

    When Louie learns that his old girlfriend Zena is getting married, he invites himself along on her honeymoon.

  • Taxi - Elaine and the Monk (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    Elaine and the Monk

    After 10 years of strict monastic life, Simka's cousin visits New York and immediately sets his sights on Elaine.

  • Taxi - Travels With My Dad (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Travels With My Dad

    Tony faces a difficult decision when his father asks him to join him as a merchant seaman.

  • Taxi - Louie's Revenge (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Louie's Revenge

    Louie starts dating wacky Emily after she breaks up with her boyfriend.

  • Taxi - Alex the Gofer (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Alex the Gofer

    Alex dreams of a career in show business after he takes a part-time job as an assistant to a Broadway producer.

  • Taxi - Crime and Punishment (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    Crime and Punishment

    Jeff is fired after he confesses to stealing from the garage in order to protect the real villain.

  • Taxi - Scenskees From a Marriage (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Scenskees From a Marriage

    Latka and Simka host a dinner party to decide which one of the cabbies will be chosen to have an affair with Simka.

  • Taxi - Scenskees From a Marriage (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Scenskees From a Marriage

    When Simka learns that Latka has been unfaithful, she is bound by tradition to repeat his indiscretion with one of his co-workers.

  • Taxi - Alex Goes Off the Wagon (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Alex Goes Off the Wagon

    The Rev. Jim comes to the rescue when Alex is consumed by gambling fever after a lucky night in Atlantic City, N.J.

  • Taxi - Jim's Inheritance (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Jim's Inheritance

    Jim is left a fortune when his father dies but must convince a judge he's mentally competent in order to collect.

  • Taxi - Love, Un-American Style (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Love, Un-American Style

    Latka and Simka host a matchmaking party where each of the cabbies is guaranteed to meet his or her perfect mate.

  • Taxi - The Road Not Taken (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    The Road Not Taken

    Elaine's indecision over whether to accept a job in Seattle prompts the cabbies to continue reminiscing.

  • Taxi - The Road Not Taken (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    The Road Not Taken

    When Elaine is offered a job in Seattle, the gang reminisces about how each became a cabbie; Elaine ponders whether to move to Seattle.

  • Taxi - Cooking for Two (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    Cooking for Two

    When a wrecking ball destroys Jim's apartment, he moves in with Louie.

  • Taxi - The Wedding of Latka and Simka (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    The Wedding of Latka and Simka

    The Sunshine Cab Co. is transformed into a wedding chapel for the marriage of Latka and Simka.

  • Taxi - Elegant Iggy (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Elegant Iggy

    Elaine hesitantly agrees to let Jim escort her to an art patron's society party.

  • Taxi - Tony's Comeback (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Tony's Comeback

    A new cab driver, who is an aging pro football player, convinces Tony to get his boxing license reinstated.

  • Taxi - The Unkindest Cut (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    The Unkindest Cut

    Elaine spends a bundle on a new hairstyle for the social event of the year.

  • Taxi - Take My Ex-Wife, Please (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Take My Ex-Wife, Please

    Louie asks Alex's former wife for a date.

  • Taxi - Jim and the Kid (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Jim and the Kid

    Jim wants to adopt a young runaway whom Tony picked up in his cab.

  • Taxi - Simka Returns (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Simka Returns

    Simka succumbs to the charms of the swinger Vic, one of Latka's multiple personalities.

  • Taxi - Tony's Lady (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:

    Tony's Lady

    Tony seeks advice from the cabbies when he falls in love with a girl from a wealthy family.

  • Taxi - Nina Loves Alex (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Nina Loves Alex

    The new cabbie, immediately attracted to Alex, proves to be more than he can handle.

  • Taxi - Bobby Doesn't Live Here Anymore (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    Bobby Doesn't Live Here Anymore

    Louie puts a damper on the celebration when Bobby announces he has finally landed a TV series role.

  • Taxi - I Wanna Be Around (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    I Wanna Be Around

    Louie prepares for the coming of the end of the world and asks Elaine to join him in his new bomb shelter.

  • Taxi - Louie Goes Too Far (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Louie Goes Too Far

    Elaine enlists the help of a woman's organization when Louie stoops to spying on her in the ladies' room.

  • Taxi - Of Mice and Tony (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Of Mice and Tony

    Tony returns to boxing as the manager of a young heavyweight.

  • Taxi - Fledgling (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:


    Elaine sets out to cure a reclusive artist's fear of the outside world.

  • Taxi - Louie's Mom Remarries (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Louie's Mom Remarries

    Louie threatens to sever all ties with his mother when she announces her intention to remarry.

  • Taxi - Like Father, Like Son (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Like Father, Like Son

    Alex and his father, who is back in town to pay a visit, both date the same girl.

  • Taxi - Louie's Fling (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Louie's Fling

    Louie comforts Zena's heartbroken friend (Andrea Marcovicci).

  • Taxi - Jim Joins the Network (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Jim Joins the Network

    Jim's psychic powers thrust him into the world of network television when he predicts a TV show will be a hit.

  • Taxi - Mr. Personalities (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Mr. Personalities

    Latka's habit of changing personalities prompts Elaine and Alex to take him to a psychiatrist, where Latka assumes Alex's personality.

  • Taxi - Vienna Waits (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Vienna Waits

    Alex accompanies Elaine on a European vacation that culminates in a romantic rendezvous.

  • Taxi - Jim the Psychic (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Jim the Psychic

    Jim predicts that a bizarre catastrophe involving a blond woman will befall Alex.

  • Taxi - Latka the Playboy (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Latka the Playboy

    When Latka is rejected by a young woman, he sets out to acquire the mannerisms of a swinging American bachelor.

  • Taxi - On the Job (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    On the Job

    The cabbies pound the pavement looking for new jobs when the Sunshine Cab Co. goes out of business; the cabbies meet one month after the closing of Sunshine Cab Co. to discuss what great careers they have found.

  • Taxi - On the Job (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    On the Job

    The cabbies pound the pavement looking for new jobs when the Sunshine Cab Co. goes out of business.

  • Taxi - Bobby and the Critic (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Bobby and the Critic

    Louie sneaks Bobby's hateful letter to a critic to the newspaper.

  • Taxi - Louie Bumps Into an Old Lady (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Louie Bumps Into an Old Lady

    Louie hits an old woman while trying to teach the art of cab driving to a new driver.

  • Taxi - Bobby's Roommate (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Bobby's Roommate

    Apartmentless Elaine moves in with Bobby.

  • Taxi - Louie's Mother (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Louie's Mother

    Louie plans a wild bachelor-pad party when his mother moves out of the apartment after an argument.

  • Taxi - Zen and the Art of Cab Driving (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Zen and the Art of Cab Driving

    Jim becomes a whirlwind moneymaker when he applies a theory he overheard in his cab to himself.

  • Taxi - Out of Commission (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Out of Commission

    Tony decides to fight under an assumed name when his boxing license is revoked.

  • Taxi - Elaine's Old Friend (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Elaine's Old Friend

    Alex poses as Elaine's sophisticated boyfriend when she tries to explain to a former schoolmate why she drives a cab.

  • Taxi - The Costume Party (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    The Costume Party

    The cabbies don costumes and crash a celebrity party, hoping to meet some movie stars.

  • Taxi - Thy Boss' Wife (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Thy Boss' Wife

    The boss's wife (Eileen Brennan) picks Louie to be her lover.

  • Taxi - Latka's Cookies (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Latka's Cookies

    The cabbies develop a strong liking for Latka's chocolate chip cookies made from his grandmother's secret recipe.

  • Taxi - The Call of the Mild (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    The Call of the Mild

    The cabbies take to the mountains and find themselves stranded in a cabin with no electricity or food.

  • Taxi - The Ten Percent Solution (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The Ten Percent Solution

    Bobby agrees to be Tony's agent and is shocked when Tony gets hired at his first audition.

  • Taxi - Going Home (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Going Home

    Alex reluctantly agrees to accompany Jim home to his family reunion.

  • Taxi - Elaine's Strange Triangle (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Elaine's Strange Triangle

    Elaine's budding romance with a stranger takes a startling turn when he makes a surprising revelation.

  • Taxi - Fathers of the Bride (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Fathers of the Bride

    Alex crashes his daughter's elegant wedding reception and drunkenly confronts his ex-wife.

  • Taxi - Tony's Sister and Jim (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Tony's Sister and Jim

    Tony tries to play matchmaker for his divorced sister and Alex, but she falls for Jim instead.

  • Taxi - Louie's Rival (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Louie's Rival

    When his girlfriend finds a new guy, Louie is devastated and schemes to get her back.

  • Taxi - Fantasy Borough (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:

    Fantasy Borough

    The cabbies continue to fantasize while waiting for Herve Villechaize of "Fantasy Island" to pick up his envelope.

  • Taxi - Fantasy Borough (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    Fantasy Borough

    The cabbies conjure up their own outrageous fantasies when Herve Villechaize of "Fantasy Island" leaves an envelope in Tony's cab.

  • Taxi - Art Work (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Art Work

    Louie and the cabbies pool all their cash to buy a painting at an auction, planning to cash in big when the artist dies.

  • Taxi - Alex Jumps Out of an Airplane (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Alex Jumps Out of an Airplane

    Alex becomes a daredevil after a woman questions his courage.

  • Taxi - Shut It Down (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Shut It Down

    The cabbies strike over working conditions; shop steward Elaine settles the strike by agreeing to Louie's deal.

  • Taxi - Shut It Down (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Shut It Down

    The cabbies strike over working conditions.

  • Taxi - What Price Bobby? (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    What Price Bobby?

    Bobby's new manager is more interested in his talents as a lover than his acting abilities.

  • Taxi - Guess Who's Coming for Brefnish? (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Guess Who's Coming for Brefnish?

    Romantic sparks fly when Latka meets Simka Dahblitz, who is from his native country.

  • Taxi - Tony and Brian (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Tony and Brian

    A rich couple may thwart Tony's adoption plans.

  • Taxi - The Reluctant Fighter (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    The Reluctant Fighter

    Tony is placed in a difficult situation when an aging boxer challenges him to a fight.

  • Taxi - Jim Gets a Pet (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Jim Gets a Pet

    Jim brings his new pet, an over-the-hill racehorse, to the garage.

  • Taxi - Louie Meets the Folks (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Louie Meets the Folks

    Louie's girlfriend, Zena, takes him home to meet her parents.

  • Taxi - Elaine's Secret Admirer (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Elaine's Secret Admirer

    A couple of cabbies quickly claim responsibility when Elaine begins receiving mysterious love messages.

  • Taxi - Latka's Revolting (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Latka's Revolting

    Latka decides to return to his native country to fight in a revolution.

  • Taxi - Alex's Romance (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Alex's Romance

    Alex's romantic affair with a television soap actress leads to thoughts of matrimony.

  • Taxi - The Apartment (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    The Apartment

    Latka blows his life's savings on a luxurious penthouse when his apartment is demolished.

  • Taxi - The Great Race (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Great Race

    Winning an evening with Elaine spurs the competition between Louie and Alex to see who can bring in the most receipts.

  • Taxi - A Woman Between Friends (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    A Woman Between Friends

    Bobby and Tony compete for the affections of the same woman.

  • Taxi - The Lighter Side of Angela Matusa (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    The Lighter Side of Angela Matusa

    A once-overweight blind date returns, eager for a romance with Alex.

  • Taxi - Wherefore Art Thou, Bobby? (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Wherefore Art Thou, Bobby?

    Tony brings his fare, a child who wants to be an actor, to meet Bobby for some pointers.

  • Taxi - Nardo Loses Her Marbles (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Nardo Loses Her Marbles

    Elaine rejects Alex's suggestion that she see a psychiatrist.

  • Taxi - Reverend Jim: A Space Odyssey (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Reverend Jim: A Space Odyssey

    The cabbies work to straighten out the Rev. Jim and help him join the company.

  • Taxi - Honor Thy Father (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Honor Thy Father

    Alex has an emotional confrontation with his father when he turns up after a 30-year absence.

  • Taxi - Louie and the Nice Girl (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Louie and the Nice Girl

    When the vending-machine girl reveals her hidden desire to meet Louie, Alex introduces them.

  • Taxi - Substitute Father (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Substitute Father

    The cabbies become reluctant baby sitters for Elaine's young son when she goes out of town.

  • Taxi - Hollywood Calling (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Hollywood Calling

    Life at the Sunshine Cab Co. turns to unnatural festivity when a film company arrives to make a movie about taxi drivers.

  • Taxi - Alex Tastes Death and Finds a Nice Restaurant (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Alex Tastes Death and Finds a Nice Restaurant

    Alex trades in his driving clothes for a waiter's tuxedo when his ear is almost shot off during a holdup attempt.

  • Taxi - Mama Gravas (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Mama Gravas

    Latka assumes he will soon have a new father when Alex and his mother have an evening love affair.

  • Taxi - Bobby's Big Break (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Bobby's Big Break

    Bobby tears up his cabbie license when it seems he has finally landed a long-running role in a soap opera.

  • Taxi - Elaine and the Lame Duck (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Elaine and the Lame Duck

    Alex arranges a date between Elaine and one of his fares, who is a real loser with women.

  • Taxi - Louie Sees the Light (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Louie Sees the Light

    Louie promises to turn over a new leaf when he fears he may die during an operation.

  • Taxi - Friends (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:


    Tony and Bobby's friendship comes to an end when Bobby allows Tony's prized pet fish to die.

  • Taxi - Sugar Mama (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Sugar Mama

    A feisty, rich, but lonely old lady tries to buy Alex's companionship.

  • Taxi - A Full House for Christmas (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    A Full House for Christmas

    Alex gets into a high-stakes poker game with Louie's cardsharp brother from Las Vegas.

  • Taxi - Memories of Cab 804 (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Memories of Cab 804

    Latka works to save the cracked-up Cab 804 while the cabbies fondly recall times in the legendary car.

  • Taxi - Memories of Cab 804 (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Memories of Cab 804

    When John cracks up Cab 804, the cabbies reminisce about events that occurred when they each drove the legendary taxi.

  • Taxi - Men Are Such Beasts (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Men Are Such Beasts

    Bobby is distraught when a Bronx cab driver he has been dating joins the Sunshine Cab Co. to be closer to him.

  • Taxi - Money Troubles (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Money Troubles

    Finances dictate either John or his new wife drop out of college.

  • Taxi - Paper Marriage (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Paper Marriage

    Mechanic Latka Gravas faces deportation unless he marries a U.S. citizen.

  • Taxi - High School Reunion (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    High School Reunion

    Bobby gets dazzling results when he goes to Louie's 20th class reunion, pretending to be Louie.

  • Taxi - The Great Line (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Great Line

    The gang comes up with a sure-fire pickup line for John to use on a stranger sitting at a nearby table.

  • Taxi - Come As You Aren't (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Come As You Aren't

    Elaine fears the worst when the cabbies invite themselves to her party for her highbrow art-world friends.

  • Taxi - Bobby's Acting Career (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Bobby's Acting Career

    Bobby decides that if he doesn't get an acting job before midnight he will end his stage career.

  • Taxi - Blind Date (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Blind Date

    Intrigued with the voice on Bobby's answering service, Alex asks the girl out to dinner.

  • Taxi - One-Punch Banta (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    One-Punch Banta

    Tony gets a call from the gym to be a sparring partner for a world-champion boxer.

  • Taxi - Like Father, Like Daughter (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Like Father, Like Daughter

    The cabbies drive from New York to Miami so Alex can spend 20 minutes between planes with his long-lost daughter.