TV Episodes Full List of Taxi Episodes

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Below is a complete Taxi episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Taxi episodes are listed along with the Taxi episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Taxi episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. Examples of items on this poll include “Elaine and the Lame Duck” and “Going Home.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Taxi episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

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Louie Sees the Light is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Louie Sees the Light Feb 06 1979 - Louie goes to the hospital when he experiences stomach pains. He becomes worried when he learns he needs surgery and makes a promise to God (in front of Alex) that if he makes it through the ...more

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The Great Line is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
The Great Line Oct 17 1978 - At Mario's, the cabbies' favorite hangout, John is admiring a young woman at the bar but lacks the confidence to approach her. Bobby and Tony give him a sure-fire line to pick her up with, ...more

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Memories of Cab 804 (2) is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Memories of Cab 804 (2) Dec 05 1978 - In part two of a two part episode, the gang continues to reminisce about their experiences in cab 804. Alex tells the story of how he picked up a pregnant woman and her husband and when the ...more

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A Full House for Christmas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
A Full House for Christmas Dec 12 1978 - Louie's brother, Nick, a professional gambler in Las Vegas who he hasn't seen for six years, finally has come home to visit his mother. However, once he arrives in New York, he sits in on the ...more

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High School Reunion is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
High School Reunion Oct 24 1978 - Louie is depressed because his 20th High School reunion is around the corner and he's afraid to go, since he feels he hasn't made enough of his life to upstage his former classmates. He hasn't ...more

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Friends is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Friends Jan 30 1979 - Tony asks his best friend, Bobby, to babysit his pet goldfish while he's out of town for a boxing match against the state middleweight champion of New Hampshire. Bobby forgets to feed the fish ...more

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Men are Such Beasts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Men are Such Beasts Nov 21 1978 - Tony's new girlfriend is a fellow cabbie named Denise. Denise is attractive and likable, not to mention an overachieving cab driver which makes her popular with Louie, but she's getting very ...more

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Hollywood Calling is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Hollywood Calling May 08 1979 - A Hollywood motion picture production company has invaded the garage, with the intention of studying the drivers and environment for their next film about New York cab drivers. The gang is star ...more

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Substitute Father is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Substitute Father May 15 1979 - While Elaine is away visiting her sick aunt, the gang takes turn taking care of her son, Jason, who can not go with Elaine, because he is participating in an important spelling bee. The gang, ...more

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Money Troubles is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Money Troubles Nov 14 1978 - Newlyweds John and Suzanne are having financial troubles and are concerned that one of them is going to have to leave college in order to support themselves. Fatherly Alex comes to the rescue by ...more

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Paper Marriage is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Paper Marriage Oct 31 1978 - Latka is being pursued by the INS and needs to get married in order to avoid being deported. In a hurry, the gang finds him a call girl who agrees to marry him, and a hippie minister to agrees ...more

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Like Father, Like Daughter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Like Father, Like Daughter Sep 12 1978 - "Like Father, Like Daughter" is the pilot episode of the American sitcom Taxi. It originally aired on September 12, 1978. The episode was directed by James Burrows and written by ...more

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Elaine and the Lame Duck is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Elaine and the Lame Duck Feb 13 1979 - Alex picks up congressman Walter Griswold in his cab, and after his date leaves him, he confides to Alex that he is a loser with the ladies. Alex then befriends Walter and decides to fix him up ...more

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Bobby's Big Break is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Bobby's Big Break Feb 15 1979 - Bobby is cast in a popular soap opera and, thinking it will be a long lasting full time gig, he quits the garage, tearing up his hacker's license in Louie's face. Louie becomes enraged and tells ...more

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Memories of Cab 804 (1) is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Memories of Cab 804 (1) Nov 28 1978 - John is involved in an accident while driving beloved cab 804. As Latka surveys the damage, the cabbies reminisce about their experiences in the cab. Bobby recalls when an armed robber attempted ...more

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One-Punch Banta is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
One-Punch Banta Sep 19 1978 - Tony is asked to spar with the world middleweight champion Carlos Navarone (played by real life welterweight champion Carlos Palomino). When sparring in the gym with him, Tony does the ...more

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Sugar Mama is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Sugar Mama Jan 16 1979 - During Alex's shift, he picks up Dee, a kindly old widow who has recently inherited a lot of money from her husband. She doesn't need to go anywhere, she just wants to talk and be driven around ...more

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Bobby's Acting Career is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Bobby's Acting Career Oct 05 1978 - Bobby has given himself three years to land a major gig as an actor from the time he arrived in Manhattan (from the Bronx), and his deadline is midnight tonight. When he doesn't get the job he ...more

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Mama Gravas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Mama Gravas Feb 27 1979 - Latka is excited about his mother's visit, but when Louie refuses to let him take the day off, he asks Alex to entertain her. Alex takes Latka's mother to Mario's and later to Radio City Music ...more

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Blind Date is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Blind Date Sep 26 1978 - Alex has a great telephone conversation with Angela, the voice on Bobby's answering service, and asks her out on a date. The charming woman he was picturing, however, turns out to be fat and ...more

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Come as You Aren't is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Come as You Aren't Oct 10 1978 - Elaine is throwing a party to impress her art gallery crowd. Fearful that the rest of the gang from the cab company won't fit in, she only invites Alex, but relents when she sees that the other ...more

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Alex Tastes Death and Finds a ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Alex Tastes Death and Finds a Nice Restaurant Mar 06 1979 - After Alex is robbed and shot in his cab (the bullet nicked his ear and rendered him temporarily deaf in that ear), he is understandably hesitant to go back to cab driving. He tries to confront ...more

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Shut It Down (1) is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Shut It Down (1) Jan 29 1980 - After Tony's cab's brakes fail, the cabbies are all furious at the company's frugality when it comes to fixing/replacing cabs. Elaine is elected shop steward, and after an unsuccessful meeting ...more

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Reverend Jim: a Space Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Reverend Jim: a Space Odyssey Sep 25 1979 - At Mario's, the cabbies run into the spaced-out derelict minister, Reverend Jim, who officiated at Latka's wedding. Charmed by him, yet taking pity on him, they make it their mission to get him ...more

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Jim Gets a Pet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Jim Gets a Pet Dec 18 1979 - The gang goes to the track and Jim falls in love with horse racing. Jim starts gambling at the track every day, until Alex tells him of the evils of gambling. Meanwhile, Jim turns out to have ...more

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The Lighter Side of Angela Mat... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
The Lighter Side of Angela Matusa Oct 23 1979 - Alex meets up with Angela (his overweight date from the previous season) only to learn she's lost 100 pounds. When they go to dinner, he learns that she did it all for him, making him very ...more

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Elaine's Secret Admirer is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Elaine's Secret Admirer Dec 04 1979 - Elaine is upset after having just ended a relationship, but soon begins receiving love poems from a secret admirer. She is eventually convinced that the poems are coming from a new handsome cab ...more

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Shut It Down (2) is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Shut It Down (2) Feb 05 1980 - In the second half of this two-part episode, the cabbies are back on the road after the strike has been settled. Meanwhile, Elaine is dreading the date with Louie and is drunk, sedated, and ...more

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What Price Bobby? is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
What Price Bobby? Jan 22 1980 - Bobby feels very lucky when a top notch theatrical agent (Nora) is in his cab. He makes a pitch to her, telling her about what a good actor he is, and initially she shuns him, but later agrees ...more

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Tony and Brian is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Tony and Brian Jan 08 1980 - Tony has been spending time with young Brian, who is now out of his wheelchair and is seemingly back in good health. Tony has really enjoyed all the time spent with Brian, and the gang urges ...more

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Latka's Revolting is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Latka's Revolting Nov 27 1979 - Latka is listening to a radio station that broadcasts in his native language and learns that revolution has broken out in his country. Panicking, he is visited by his friend, Baschi, who ...more

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Fantasy Borough (1) is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Fantasy Borough (1) May 06 1980 - After Herve Villachaize (Tattoo from Fantasy Island) leaves a package in Tony's cab, the gang discusses their various fantasies while waiting for him to pick it up. Tony's fantasy is wowing Eric ...more

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Alex's Romance is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Alex's Romance Nov 20 1979 - Alex falls for Joyce, an actress friend of Bobby's, in part because (seemingly) he marvels in being a stabilizing factor in her life. When she gets an acting job in Los Angeles, he prepares to ...more

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Fantasy Borough (2) is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Fantasy Borough (2) May 13 1980 - In this continuation of the previous episode, the gang continues to fantasize. Alex fantasizes about picking up a beautiful woman in his cab and taking her back to his place. He's having trouble ...more

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Louie Meets the Folks is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Louie Meets the Folks Dec 11 1979 - When Zena insists that Louie meet her parents, Louie is so worried about it (Zena's father is a minister) that he bribes Alex to come along with them to dinner, to keep him from embarrassing ...more

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Alex Jumps out of an Airplane is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Alex Jumps out of an Airplane Feb 26 1980 - Alex has a new lust for adventure after a thrilling ski trip and begins trying to conquer his fears. He first entertains the crowd at Mario's by playing/singing showtunes on the piano, then he ...more

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Art Work is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Art Work Mar 04 1980 - The cabbies are faring poorly at various gambling schemes, but Elaine alerts the gang about a moneymaking tip for an art auction. It seems a terminally ill artist's painting is up for auction, ...more

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A Woman Between Friends is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
A Woman Between Friends Oct 30 1979 - Tony and Bobby's friendship is put to the test when they start dating the same woman, Janet. They begin arguing, prompting Tony to almost punch Bobby out, but eventually Alex convinces them that ...more

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Honor Thy Father is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Honor Thy Father Sep 18 1979 - Alex's sister, Charlotte, leaves comes to the garage and leaves a message that their father is ill in the hospital. When Alex finds out, he appears uninterested, and explains that his father ran ...more

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Guess Who's Coming for Brefnis... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Guess Who's Coming for Brefnish Jan 15 1980 - Latka meets and begins dating Simka, a woman from his home country. Things are going well until they hit a roadblock: Simka is a ""mountain person,"" one of the country's ...more

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Nardo Loses Her Marbles is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Nardo Loses Her Marbles Oct 02 1979 - Elaine seems to be spreading herself thin lately, between working overtime at the gallery, driving a cab, and raising her kids. She finally loses it at an important gallery reception and Alex ...more

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The Reluctant Fighter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
The Reluctant Fighter Dec 25 1979 - Tony seems to get a big break in his boxing career when his manager informs him that aging former champ, Benny Foster, has selected him as an opponent in his comeback fight. At the press ...more

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The Apartment is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
The Apartment Nov 13 1979 - When it is discovered that Latka is living at the garage after being kicked out of his apartment, Alex helps him find a place. Latka is able to find one on his own and invites Alex to see it. ...more

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Wherefore Art Thou, Bobby? is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Wherefore Art Thou, Bobby? Oct 16 1979 - Tony brings his fare, a young actor new to New York named Steve, to the garage to meet Bobby, so Bobby can give him acting pointers. Bobby takes Steve under his wing and soon Steve is cast as ...more

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The Great Race is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
The Great Race Nov 06 1979 - After Louie reprimands the cabbies for low bookings and boasts of what a good cab driver he used to be, the cabbies propose a contest to see whether Alex or Louie can book more. Louie agrees ...more

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Louie and the Nice Girl is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Louie and the Nice Girl Sep 11 1979 - Zena, the woman who refills the vending machines who has made friends with most of the cabbies, admits to Alex and Elaine that she has a crush on Louie. Elaine is bothered by this, but takes ...more

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The Call of the Mild is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
The Call of the Mild Jan 21 1981 - After witnessing Bobby playing a lumberjack in a beer commercial, the guys are inspired to go camping and rough it in the woods for a week. They opt for a hunting cabin 100 miles away from ...more

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Louie's Mother is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Louie's Mother Mar 26 1981 - Louie is reveling in the news that he's moved his mother out of his apartment and into a nursing home and is throwing a party to celebrate, inviting only Alex. Alex grudgingly shows and learns ...more

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Going Home is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
Going Home Dec 17 1980 - Jim is sought out by a detective, hired by his wealthy father to locate him and give him plane tickets to come visit him in Boston. Jim explains to the gang that he has been estranged from his ...more

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The Costume Party is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Full List of Taxi Episodes
The Costume Party Feb 19 1981 - Bobby finds a fancy briefcase in the back of his cab, and when the cabbies are going through it, with the intention of returning it to its rightful owner, they find an appointment book that ...more