CTVA US Comedy - "Taxi" (Paramount/NBC) Season 5 (1982-83)

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Starring Judd Hirsch, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner
Season 5 (NBC) (1982-83)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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references:
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Changes Network from ABC to NBC (24 episodes)
NBC Thursdays 9:30-10:00pm Eastern

5.1 [--] Taxi: LOVE UN-AMERICAN STYLE aka THE SHLOOGEL SHOW
(9/30/82)
Guest Star:
Marcia Wallace ..... herself
The gang goes on a group blind date - arranged by Latka and Simka.

5.2 [--] Taxi: JIM'S INHERITANCE
(10/07/82)
Jim must endure a competency hearing before he can inherit the millions left him in his father's will.

5.3 [--] Taxi: ALEX GOES OFF THE WAGON
(10/14/82)
A lucky streak at an Atlantic City casino unleashes the compulsive gambler in Alex.

5.4 [--] Taxi: SCENSKIES FROM A MARRIAGE, Part 1
(10/21/82)
Latka and a female cabbie (Allyce Beasely) get trapped in a snowbound cab - and Simka later finds
out how they kept warm.

5.5 [--] Taxi: SCENSKIES FROM A MARRIAGE, Part 2
(10/28/82)
The only way for Latka to make amends for his affair is for Simka to also have an affair with one
of his co-workers. Classic quote: "Peel me like a grape!"

5.6 [--] Taxi: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
(11/04/82)
Louie has been selling spare auto parts, but persuades Jeff to take the rap - until Jeff finds it would mean jail.

5.7 [--] Taxi: ALEX THE GOFER
(11/11/82)
Alex pursues his dream of working in the theater, even though it means starting at the bottom.

5.8 [--] Taxi: LOUIE'S REVENGE
(11/18/82)
The woman who once spent the night with Louie while under alcoholic duress phones him in desperation - and Louie is
eager to revenge remarks she made after sobering up; Jim praises the new E.T. movie.

5.9 [--] Taxi: TRAVELS WITH MY DAD
(11/25/82)
Tony's merchant seaman father (Donnely Rhodes) gets him a job aboard a ship bound for the Far East.

5.10 [--] Taxi: ELAINE AND THE MONK
(12/02/82)
Elaine falls for Simka's cousin (Mark Blankfield), a monk who's allowed one week of pleasure every 10 years.

5.11 [--] Taxi: ZENA'S HONEYMOON
(12/09/82)
Louie thinks his ex-girlfriend Zena is crawling back to him, but she's actually come to announce her wedding
plans.

5.12 [--] Taxi: GET ME THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS
(12/16/82)
Alex's ex-wife appeals to him for someplace to be on Christmas Eve; Jim buys singing telegrams for the
garage gang.

5.13 [--] Taxi: LOUIE MOVES UPTOWN
(1/22/83)
Guest Star:
Penny Marshall ...... herself.
Louie's ready to make a $48,000 down payment on a plush apartment, but first he must be approved by the co-op's
snobbish board.

5.14 [--] Taxi: ALEX'S OLD BUDDY
(1/29/83)
Alex becomes obsessed with the health of his 19-year-old dog when he learns the animal is on its last legs.

5.15 [--] Taxi: SUGAR RAY NARDO
(2/05/83)
Elaine's son wants to join Tony's boxing program for youngsters, then ends up with a broken nose.

5.16 [--] Taxi: RETROSPECTIVE; A TAXI CELEBRATION, part 1
(3/23/83)
The cabbies recall some of their most memorable experiences via flashbacks.

5.17 [--] Taxi: RETROSPECTIVE; A TAXI CELEBRATION, part 2
(3/23/83)
A beloved cab and Jim's predictions are some of the memories recalled by the cabbies.

5.18 [--] Taxi: ALEX GETS BURNED BY AN OLD FLAME
(3/30/83)
Alex is entranced by a lawyer who used to live in a commune with Jim; Tony and Elaine arm-wrestle.

5.19 [--] Taxi: LOUIE AND THE BLIND GIRL
(4/06/83)
Louie is worried by the prospect of his girlfriend having her sight restored.

5.20 [--] Taxi: ARNIE MEETS THE KIDS
(4/13/83)
Elaine and her beau share butterflies over the prospect of his meeting her children.

5.21 [--] Taxi: TONY'S BABY
(4/20/83)
News of his girlfriend's pregnancy floors Tony on the eve of his fight with a racked contender.

5.22 [--] Taxi: JIM'S MARIO'S
(5/18/83)
As a business investment, Jim buys the cabbies' favorite hangout, Mario's, oblivious to the fact that no
one else hangs out there.

5.23 [--] Taxi: A GRAND GESTURE
(5/25/83)
Jim wants the cabbies to experience the joy of giving, so he hands each of them $1,000 to give away.

5.24 [--] Taxi: SIMKA'S MONTHLIES (final episode)
(6/15/83)
Simka faces deportation if she puts off another immigration interview because of her monthly "crimpka poosh."

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