CTVA US Comedy - "Taxi" (Paramount/ABC) Season 1 (1978-79)

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Starring Judd Hirsch, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner
Season 1 (ABC) (1978-79)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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references:
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ABC Tuesdays 9:30-10:00pm Eastern (22 episodes)

1.1 [--] Taxi: LIKE FATHER, LIKE DAUGHTER
(9/12/78)
The garage payphone is broken, allowing free calls to be made, so Alex calls the daughter he hasn't seen
in 15 years, then drives to Miami to meet her before she catches a plane.

1.2 [--] Taxi: ONE-PUNCH BANTA
(9/19/78)
Tony is ecstatic when a lucky punch of his brings a boxing champ to his knees.

1.3 [--] Taxi: BLIND DATE
(9/26/78)
Alex finds himself inexplicably attracted to an overweight and abrasive blind date (Suzanne Kent); Latka
finds $2,000 in the back seat of a cab.

1.4 [--] Taxi: BOBBY'S ACTING CAREER
(10/3/78)
Bobby looks desperately for an acting job before his self-imposed deadline arrives; Alex won't return the dog
his passenger has abused.

1.5 [--] Taxi: COME AS YOU AREN'T
(10/10/78)
Elaine invites Alex to her party for art dealers for moral support, but asks him to lie about his occupation.

1.6 [--] Taxi: THE GREAT LINE
(10/17/78)
Guest Cast:
Dolph Sweet ....... Suzanne's dad
John conquers his meekness long enough to pick up a girl in a bar - and marry her.

1.7 [--] Taxi: HIGH SCHOOL REUNION
(10/24/78):
When Louie hesitates to attend his high school reunion, Bobby offers to take his place, performing the greatest
act he will ever take on.

1.8 [--] Taxi: PAPER MARRIAGE
(10/31/78)
Guest Cast:
Christopher Lloyd .... Reverand Jim Ignatowski (entry)
Rita Taggert ..... Vivian
Latka must marry an American girl in order to avoid deportion.

1.9 [--] Taxi: MONEY TROUBLES
(11/14/78)
John and his new bride are in serious financial straits, and only Alex has the resources to come to the rescue.

1.10 [--] Taxi: MEN ARE SUCH BEASTS
(11/21/78)
No matter what he says or does, Tony can't escape the clutches of a possessive girlfriend. Elaine comes to the
rescue, claiming that Tony's already in love with someone else - Louie; Alex has an accident, hitting a car in
order to avoid hitting a dog.

1.11 [--] Taxi: MEMORIES OF CAB 804, Part 1
(11/28/78)
After John smashes up Cab 804, the cabbies reminisce about their experiences in the cab.

1.12 [--] Taxi: MEMORIES OF CAB 804, Part 2
(12/05/78)
As Latka repairs Cab 804, the cabbies continue to reminisce about the odd passengers it carried.

1.13 [--] Taxi: A FULL HOUSE FOR CHRISTMAS
(12/12/78)
Louie's brother is in town for Christmas, but neglects his visit in favor of gambling with with the cabdrivers.

1.14 [--] Taxi: SUGAR MAMA
(1/16/79)
After a ride in Alex's cab, a widow decides to rent him out as her chauffeur.

1.15 [--] Taxi: FRIENDS
(1/30/79)
Tony mourns the death of his goldfish, which he left in Bobby's care.

1.16 [--] Taxi: LOUIE SEES THE LIGHT
(2/06/79)
Louie vows to change his ways if the Lord sees him through an upcoming operation.

1.17 [--] Taxi: ELAINE AND THE LAME DUCK
(2/13/79)
Elaine dates a congressman who lacks self-confidence.

1.18 [--] Taxi: BOBBY'S BIG BREAK
(2/20/79)
Bobby leaves the cab company so he can star in a soap opera.

1.19 [--] Taxi: MAMA GRAVAS
(2/27/79)
Latka's visiting mother finds Alex's company more appealing than her son's.

1.20 [--] Taxi: ALEX TASTES DEATH AND FINDS A NICE RESTAURANT
(3/06/79)
After being grazed by a mugger's bullet, Alex decides to give up his cab.

1.21 [--] Taxi: HOLLYWOOD CALLING
(5/08/79)
Guest Cast:
Martin Mull ..... Chapman
The cabbies are wined and dined by a film company looking for ideas for a movie they are making about taxi drivers.

1.22 [--] Taxi: SUBSTITUTE FATHER
(5/15/79)
The cabbies become surrogate fathers when they babysit Elaine's son, and get to cheer him on at the
district spelling bee.

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