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(1978–1983)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 1984

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV-Series - Comedy/Musical

Golden Globes, USA 1983

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV-Series - Comedy/Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical
Judd Hirsch
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Carol Kane
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Marilu Henner

Golden Globes, USA 1982

Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV-Series - Comedy/Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Comedy/Musical
Judd Hirsch
Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Marilu Henner
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Danny DeVito

Golden Globes, USA 1981

Won
Golden Globe
Best TV-Series - Musical/Comedy
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series - Musical/Comedy
Judd Hirsch
Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Marilu Henner
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Andy Kaufman
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV
Danny DeVito

Golden Globes, USA 1980

Won
Golden Globe
Best TV-Series - Musical/Comedy
Tied with Alice (1976).
Best TV Actor in a Supporting Role
Danny DeVito
Tied with Vic Tayback for Alice (1976).
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV Actor - Musical/Comedy
Judd Hirsch
Best TV Actress in a Supporting Role
Marilu Henner
Best TV Actor in a Supporting Role
Tony Danza
Best TV Actor in a Supporting Role
Jeff Conaway

Golden Globes, USA 1979

Won
Golden Globe
Best TV-Series - Musical/Comedy
Nominated
Golden Globe
Best TV Actor - Musical/Comedy
Judd Hirsch
Best TV Actor in a Supporting Role
Jeff Conaway
Best TV Actor in a Supporting Role
Andy Kaufman
Best TV Actor in a Supporting Role
Danny DeVito
Best TV Actress in a Supporting Role
Marilu Henner

Primetime Emmy Awards 1983

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Judd Hirsch
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy, Variety or Music Series
Christopher Lloyd
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy, Variety or Music Series
Carol Kane
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
James L. Brooks (executive producer)
Stan Daniels (executive producer)
Ed. Weinberger (executive producer)
Ken Estin (producer)
Sam Simon (producer)
Richard Sakai (producer)
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy, Variety or Music Series
Danny DeVito
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Ken Estin

Primetime Emmy Awards 1982

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Carol Kane
For playing "Simka Dahblitz". For episodes "Simka Returns" and "The Wedding of Latka and Simka".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Variety or Music Series
Christopher Lloyd
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Ken Estin (writer)
For episode "Elegant Iggy".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
James L. Brooks (executive producer)
Stan Daniels (executive producer)
Ed. Weinberger (executive producer)
Glen Charles (supervising producer)
Les Charles (supervising producer)
Ken Estin (producer)
Howard Gewirtz (producer)
Ian Praiser (producer)
Richard Sakai (co-producer)
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
James Burrows (director)
For episode "Jim the Psychic".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Judd Hirsch
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Variety or Music Series
Danny DeVito
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Barry Kemp (teleplay)
Holly Holmberg Brooks (story)
For episode "Jim the Psychic".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1981

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
James L. Brooks (executive producer)
Stan Daniels (executive producer)
Ed. Weinberger (executive producer)
Glen Charles (producer)
Les Charles (producer)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Judd Hirsch
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Variety or Music Series
Danny DeVito
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
James Burrows
For episode "Elaine's Strange Triangle".
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Michael Leeson (writer)
For episode "Tony's Sister and Jim".
Outstanding Achievement in Film Editing for a Series
M. Pam Blumenthal (editor)
Jack Michon (editor)
For episode "Elaine's Strange Triangle".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Eileen Brennan
For episode "Thy Boss's Wife".
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Glen Charles (writer)
Les Charles (writer)
For episode "Going Home".
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
David Lloyd (writer)
For episode "Elaine's Strange Triangle".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1980

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Film Editing for a Series
M. Pam Blumenthal (editor)
For episode "Louie and the Nice Girl".
Outstanding Comedy Series
James L. Brooks (executive producer)
Stan Daniels (executive producer)
Ed. Weinberger (executive producer)
Glen Charles (producer)
Les Charles (producer)
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
James Burrows (director)
For episode "Louie and the Nice Girl".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Judd Hirsch
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Glen Charles (writer)
Les Charles (writer)
For episode "Honor Thy Father".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1979

Won
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
James L. Brooks (executive producer)
Stan Daniels (executive producer)
David Davis (executive producer)
Ed. Weinberger (executive producer)
Glen Charles (producer)
Les Charles (producer)
Outstanding Film Editing for a Series
M. Pam Blumenthal
For episode "Paper Marriage".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Ruth Gordon
For episode "Sugar Mama".
Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Judd Hirsch
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series
Danny DeVito
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy or Comedy-Variety or Music Series
Michael Leeson (writer)
For episode "Blind Date".

Directors Guild of America, USA 1984

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Noam Pitlik
For episode "Louie and the Blind Girl".

Directors Guild of America, USA 1983

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Noam Pitlik
For episode "Jim's Inheritance".

Directors Guild of America, USA 1982

Nominated
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
James Burrows
For episode "Jim the Psychic".

Humanitas Prize 1979

Won
Humanitas Prize
30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television
Michael Leeson
For Taxi: Blind Date (1978).

Satellite Awards 2005

Nominated
Golden Satellite Award
Best DVD Release of TV Shows
For the Complete First Season.

TV Land Awards 2007

Won
Medallion Award
Danny DeVito
Jeff Conaway
Tony Danza
Judd Hirsch
Carol Kane
James L. Brooks
Randall Carver

TV Land Awards 2006

Nominated
TV Land Award
Most Wonderful Wedding
Andy Kaufman
Carol Kane

TV Land Awards 2004

Won
TV Land Award
Bossiest Boss
Danny DeVito

TV Land Awards 2003

Nominated
TV Land Award
Working Stiff of the Year
Judd Hirsch

Writers Guild of America, USA 1984

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Ken Estin
Episodic Comedy
Howard Gewirtz
Ian Praiser

Writers Guild of America, USA 1983

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Ken Estin
For Taxi: Elegant Iggy (1982).

Writers Guild of America, USA 1982

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Ken Estin
For Taxi: Thy Boss' Wife (1981).
Episodic Comedy
Michael Leeson

Writers Guild of America, USA 1981

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Ken Estin
Episodic Comedy
Glen Charles
Les Charles
For Taxi: Art Work (1980).

Writers Guild of America, USA 1980

Won
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Ken Estin
Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Barry Kemp
Episodic Comedy
Glen Charles
Les Charles

Writers Guild of America, USA 1979

Nominated
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Michael Leeson
For Taxi: Blind Date (1978).
Episodic Comedy
Barry Kemp

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