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Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5
Year: 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 1: Like Father, Like Daughter

12 September 1978
Alex and the guys drive a Taxi from New York City to Miami so that Alex can see his daughter, whom he hasn't seen in 15 years, before she leaves for school in Portugal.

Season 1, Episode 2: One-Punch Banta

19 September 1978
Tony gets a chance to spar with a world champion. And when he knocks the man down, he gets a bout with a ranked fighter. Everyone but Louie supports him. But before the fight he learns what really happened between him and the champ.

Season 1, Episode 3: Blind Date

26 September 1978
Alex goes on a blind date with Angela, whose name he only knows from the phone. When Alex and Angela meet, Angela, who seems to be experienced on blind dates, acts as if she had been disappointed a lot by men. This is mainly due to the fact that she is not looking like most men expect, but Alex seems to have no real problem with it. Latka finds $2000 in the back seat of one of the cabs and the crew does not know if they should return it or not. Suddenly, the boys show up during Alex's date with Angela.

Season 1, Episode 4: Bobby's Acting Career

5 October 1978
Would be actor Bobby Wheeler made a wager with himself. Bobby had 3 years to make it as an actor and at 24 hours to go, Bobby attends any audition possible to hopefully beat the clock.

Season 1, Episode 5: Come as You Aren't

10 October 1978
Elaine drives a very rude costumer, who accuses her cheating on the fare. Back at the garage, Elaine invites Alex to come to a party in her apartment, which she gives for the people from the art gallery where she works, but she doesn't want him to tell anyone that they both work as cab drivers, because she is embarrassed. But Alex says he is okay to lie about Elaine's occupation, but he is not okay to lie about him being a cab driver. The rest of the crew sort of invite themselves to the party after hearing about it. But Elaine explicitly says that Louie isn't allowed to come. Elaine makes Alex come over a little earlier so he is the first at the party and he can give her some moral support. Then the guests start to pour in.

Season 1, Episode 6: The Great Line

17 October 1978
John meets a girl at a bar and to his surprise she likes to have a drink with him. After heading of with her to go bowling, he doesn't show up at work for a few days. After returning, he tells everyone that he got married to the girl he met at the bar. But this doesn't make John very happy.

Season 1, Episode 7: High School Reunion

24 October 1978
Louie, an outcast in high school, dreads the idea of his class reunion. Wanna-be actor Bobby Wheeler comes up with a scheme to help Louie get even with his peers.

Season 1, Episode 8: Paper Marriage

31 October 1978
In order for Latka to stay in the country, he gets married to a call girl. The wedding is held in the garage led by the Reverend Jim Ignatowski.

Season 1, Episode 9: Money Troubles

14 November 1978
When John and his new wife are strapped for money, Alex considers giving them a loan.

Season 1, Episode 10: Men Are Such Beasts

21 November 1978
Tony is tormented by a crazy, pill-popping, one-time love interest who refuses to break up with him and gets a job at the garage just to be with him.

Season 1, Episode 11: Memories of Cab 804: Part 1

28 November 1978
After cab driver John Burns has an accident in taxicab #804, the gang at Sunshine Cab, while mechanic Latka is making repairs, talks about memorable customers they encountered in that cab.

Season 1, Episode 12: Memories of Cab 804: Part 2

5 December 1978
Latka is still trying to repair Cab 804 and the stories of memorable customers the drivers encountered in the cab continue.

Season 1, Episode 13: A Full House for Christmas

12 December 1978
Louie's gambling brother, Nick from Las Vegas, comes to visit the garage. Irritated that Nick refuses to spend time with their mother, Louie bankrolls Alex in a card game to try and get back at him.

Season 1, Episode 14: Sugar Mama

16 January 1979
Alex befriends a wealthy elderly lady who pays him to take her around the city.

Season 1, Episode 15: Friends

30 January 1979
Tony's friendship with Bobby is tested when he leaves town and Bobby mistakenly kills his goldfish.

Season 1, Episode 16: Louie Sees the Light

6 February 1979
When Louie ends up in the hospital for an operation, he makes a promise to God that if he is able to pull through, he will change his ways. He is quickly tested by an unconvinced Bobby.

Season 1, Episode 17: Elaine and the Lame Duck

13 February 1979
While out on a fare, Alex befriends a socially inept congressman who is dumped by a woman. Feeling sorry for the guy, Alex fixes him up on a date with Elaine.

Season 1, Episode 18: Bobby's Big Break

15 February 1979
Actor/cab driver Bobby Wheeler lands a role on a soap opera but the cynical Louie DePalma believes it wont last. Leading Alex to have a serious talk with Louie.

Season 1, Episode 19: Mama Gravas

27 February 1979
Latka Gravas's mother comes to visit and because he must work, he asks Alex to keep his mother company for him leading Alex to end up with more than he bargained for.

Season 1, Episode 20: Alex Tastes Death and Finds a Nice Restaurant

6 March 1979
After being shot in his cab, Alex quits the garage and takes a job as a waiter at a high-class French restaurant.

Season 1, Episode 21: Hollywood Calling

8 May 1979
A Hollywood movie producer comes to the garage to interview and follow cabbies in order to get material for his latest film.

Season 1, Episode 22: Substitute Father

15 May 1979
With Elaine going out of town to visit her sick aunt, the guys at the garage takes turns watching over her son so that he can compete in a spelling bee.

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 1: Louie and the Nice Girl

11 September 1979
Louie is unsure what to do when he starts to date a nice girl that seems to be more than one of his typical one night stands.

Season 2, Episode 2: Honor Thy Father

18 September 1979
Alex's sister Charlotte turns up at the taxi office to ask him to visit their father Joe, who's seriously ill in hospital. Alex hasn't seen Joe since their mother's funeral, and hasn't spoken to him for 30 years, but eventually gives in.

Season 2, Episode 3: Reverend Jim: A Space Odyssey

25 September 1979
The guys run into Reverend Jim and try to get him a job, but first they have to convince Louie to hire him and help him pass the exam.

Season 2, Episode 4: Nardo Loses Her Marbles

2 October 1979
Elaine tries to handle too many things in her life at the same time,bringing her close to a nervous breakdown. This leads her to see a psychiatrist and to look to Alex for possible comfort.

Season 2, Episode 5: Wherefore Art Thou, Bobby?

16 October 1979
Bobby considers quitting acting after he meets a young actor-wannabe who just moved to New York and immediately lands a leading role in an off-Broadway play.

Season 2, Episode 6: The Lighter Side of Angela Matusa

23 October 1979
Alex is revisited by a now slimmer Angela whose romantic interest in him has grown since she last saw him a year ago.

Season 2, Episode 7: A Woman Between Friends

30 October 1979
Bobby and Tony become embattled in a fierce competition for the affections of a girl they both met and asked out at Mario's.

Season 2, Episode 8: The Great Race

6 November 1979
Alex and Louie engage in a friendly competition to see who can take in the most money. If Louie wins he gets a date with Elaine.

Judd Hirsch ... Alex Reiger

Jeff Conaway ... Bobby Wheeler

Danny DeVito ... Louie De Palma

Marilu Henner ... Elaine O'Connor-Nardo

Tony Danza ... Tony Banta

Andy Kaufman ... Latka Gravas

Scott Brady ... Inspector Melnick

James Hong ... Wealthy Passenger
Julie Payne ... Sister Number One
J. Alan Thomas ... Jeff Bennett
Kres Mersky ... Sister Number Two

Fred Stuthman ... Blind Passenger
Jean Hayworth ... The Old Lady (as Jean Owens Hayworth)

Season 2, Episode 9: The Apartment

13 November 1979
After his apartment complex is torn down, Latka unknowingly signs a lease to live in a luxurious penthouse for $3,000/month. Realizing that Latka will have to move out after a month, the cabbies decide to spend every minute enjoying the perks of the apartment.

Season 2, Episode 10: Alex's Romance

20 November 1979
Alex embarks on a romance with a fragile former soap star who is reluctant to get into a long-term relationship.

Season 2, Episode 11: Latka's Revolting

27 November 1979
After Latka's country erupts into a civil war, he feels that he has a obligation to go home and join the revolution, after all he is a General.

Season 2, Episode 12: Elaine's Secret Admirer

4 December 1979
Elaine is intrigued when a secret admirer sends her several romantic poems. She soon realizes that it must be someone in the garage.

Season 2, Episode 13: Louie Meets the Folks

11 December 1979
Fearing that Zena will break up with him, Louie finally decides to meet her parents. He then pays Alex to accompany him and make sure that he doesn't step out of line.

Season 2, Episode 14: Jim Gets a Pet

18 December 1979
Jim has a good day at the track and decides to spend his winnings on a pet horse.

Season 2, Episode 15: The Reluctant Fighter

25 December 1979
Tony is initially excited about fighting a former champ whose best days are behind him. His excitement turns to doubt when he realizes that the champ is dedicating the fight to a wheelchair-bound kid.

Season 2, Episode 16: Tony and Brian

8 January 1980
Tony is shattered when a kid that he wants to adopt decides to go with a wealthy couple.

Season 2, Episode 17: Guess Who's Coming for Brefnish

15 January 1980
Latka quickly falls in love with Simka, a girl from his country who is now living in New York and is secretly from a different background than he thinks.

Season 2, Episode 18: What Price Bobby?

22 January 1980
Bobby's acting career is on the rise after he starts having an affair with his new agent.

Season 2, Episode 19: Shut It Down: Part 1

29 January 1980
Tired of driving ill-fixed cabs, the cabbies go on strike. Louie offers a solution to Elaine, the strike's leader. If she goes out with him, he'll make sure everyone gets what they want.

Season 2, Episode 20: Shut It Down: Part 2

5 February 1980
Elaine keeps her promise to a date with Louie,so that the drivers demands can be met and end the strike. Despite Louie actually being a gentleman, she's still suspicious of his intent.

Season 2, Episode 21: Alex Jumps Out of an Airplane

26 February 1980
Following a excitement-filled ski trip, Alex decides to start living life to the fullest, which includes skydiving for the first time.

Season 2, Episode 22: Art Work

4 March 1980
Upon discussing how an artist's work rises in value after they're gone,Elaine ends up helping the guys try and win a painting at an auction by one who's rumored ill at the time.

Season 2, Episode 23: Fantasy Borough: Part 1

6 May 1980
After "Fantasy Island" actor Herve Villachez leaves personal photos in Tony's cab, Tony and the rest muse on the idea of life, if fantasies could be real.

Season 2, Episode 24: Fantasy Borough: Part 2

13 May 1980
The fanciful fantasies of the cabbies continue with a real "show stopper" from Elaine.

Season 3

Season 3, Episode 1: Louie's Rival

19 November 1980
Louie finds he and Zena may be growing apart at the same time that she's made an acquaintance with another man, whom she may be getting serious feelings about.

Season 3, Episode 2: Tony's Sister and Jim

26 November 1980
Tony Banta's newly divorced sister, Monica, falls in love with Jim Ignatowski much to Tony's dismay.

Season 3, Episode 3: Fathers of the Bride

3 December 1980
Alex, upset that his ex-wife purposely kept him out of their daughter's wedding, invites Elaine to go with him to crash the reception.

Judd Hirsch ... Alex Reiger

Jeff Conaway ... Bobby Wheeler

Danny DeVito ... Louie De Palma

Marilu Henner ... Elaine O'Connor-Nardo

Tony Danza ... Tony Banta

Christopher Lloyd ... Reverend Jim Ignatowski

Andy Kaufman ... Latka Gravas (credit only)

Louise Lasser ... Phyllis Bornstein Consuelos
Harvey Miller ... The Attendant (as Harvey Skolnik)
Carlo U. Quinterio ... Carlos Consuelos (as Carlo Quinterio)

Talia Balsam ... Cathy Consuelos
J. Alan Thomas ... Jeff Bennett (uncredited)

Season 3, Episode 4: Elaine's Strange Triangle

10 December 1980
Elaine's dating a man who, unknown to her, is actually homosexual and attracted to Tony. Tony begs for Alex's help in letting the man down easy.

Season 3, Episode 5: Going Home

17 December 1980
After a private investigator hired by Jim's father tracks him down, Jim and Alex pay a visit to Jim's father.

Season 3, Episode 6: The Ten Percent Solution

7 January 1981
With Bobby's acting career going nowhere he takes Tony Banta under his wing and acts as his agent.

Season 3, Episode 7: The Call of the Mild

21 January 1981
Alex, Tony, and the gang end up stranded without provisions in a mountain cabin when a freak snowstorm and an intrusive bear wreck their well laid plans.

Season 3, Episode 8: Latka's Cookies

5 February 1981
Following the death of Latka's grandmother he inherits her cookie recipe. He intends on going into business with this recipe, but there's a catch, it contains a special ingredient.

Season 3, Episode 9: Thy Boss' Wife

12 February 1981
The head boss' wife invites Louie over for an affair so she can get back at her husband. Louie fears the worst after remembering that her last fling, a cabbie, had not been heard from since.

Season 3, Episode 10: The Costume Party

19 February 1981
The gang crash a party which they believe is occupied by famous actors.

Season 3, Episode 11: Elaine's Old Friend

26 February 1981
Elaine has the misfortune of picking up her old high school rival, Mary Parker. Later Elaine and Alex meet her and her fiancé for dinner where their romance dominates the night.

Season 3, Episode 12: Out of Commission

12 March 1981
After Tony's third knockout in five fights, a concerned doctor goes to the boxing commission and convinces them to revoke Tony's license.

Season 3, Episode 13: Zen and the Art of Cab Driving

19 March 1981
After Jim picks up a couple of businessmen at the airport he realizes that his life is missing something. Focusing on being the best cab driver he can be Jim breaks company trip sheet records amassing enough wealth to achieve goal.

Season 3, Episode 14: Louie's Mother

26 March 1981
After Louie places his mother in a nursing home he realizes that his vision of living without her was not as good as it seemed.

Season 3, Episode 15: Bobby's Roommate

9 April 1981
Elaine can't afford her apartment and temporarily moves in with Bobby, much to the chagrin of Alex and Tony.

Season 3, Episode 16: Louie Bumps into an Old Lady

16 April 1981
After Louie hits an old lady with his cab, she takes him and the Sunshine Cab Company to court for a million dollars. Louie soon realizes that he has a strong case against her when Alex remembers from a prior experience that she is a known ambulance chaser.

Judd Hirsch ... Alex Reiger

Jeff Conaway ... Bobby Wheeler

Danny DeVito ... Louie De Palma

Marilu Henner ... Elaine O'Connor-Nardo

Tony Danza ... Tony Banta

Christopher Lloyd ... Reverend Jim Ignatowski

Andy Kaufman ... Latka Gravas (credit only)
Iris Korn ... Edith Tremayne
Sam DeFazio ... Louie's Lawyer (as Sam De Fazio)

Jane Brody ... Janine (as Lane Brody)
Joseph G. Medalis ... Edith's Lawyer (as Joe Medalis)
Joe 'Flash' Riley ... The Judge (as Jay Flash Riley)

Season 3, Episode 17: Bobby and the Critic

30 April 1981
After reading the newspaper and seeing another nasty review of a play by powerful critic, John Bowman, Bobby decides to compose a letter attacking Bowman, only to reconsider and throw it in the trash. When Louie recovers the letter and sends it to the newspaper, it unexpectedly creates positive buzz for Bobby and his acting career. Bobby now feels the pressure of having to perform his next play with Bowman in the front row.

Season 3, Episode 18: On the Job: Part 1

7 May 1981
After the Sunshine Cab Company goes bankrupt, the gang decides to meet at Mario's a month later to tell stories about their new jobs.

Season 3, Episode 19: On the Job: Part 2

14 May 1981
With the Sunshine Cab Company still closed, the former employees continue to share stories of their new jobs.

Season 3, Episode 20: Latka the Playboy

21 May 1981
Latka creates a suave but obnoxious alter ego, Vic Ferrari, to help him score with the ladies. However, nobody likes his new persona, and Alex tries to convince him to bring the old Latka back.

Season 4

Season 4, Episode 1: Jim the Psychic

8 October 1981
Jim has a vision that Alex will die on Thursday at 7 p.m.. Louie is convinced that it is real, but Alex refuses to believe it. Latka is not allowed to talk for a week after a run-in with Tony.

Season 4, Episode 2: Vienna Waits

15 October 1981
Elaine and Alex travel to Europe together (as friends only)... but it's Elaine and not Alex who ends up having the funnest times and experiences there.

Season 4, Episode 3: Mr. Personalities

22 October 1981
When Latka begins to exhibit multiple personality disorder again, Elaine refers him to a therapist. As a result of the first session, he takes on a new personality: Alex Rieger.

Season 4, Episode 4: Jim Joins the Network

29 October 1981
A network executive, in danger of losing his job, uses Jim and his psychic powers to schedule shows. This arrangement does not sit well with Alex, who chastises Jim for being taken advantage of.

Season 4, Episode 5: Louie's Fling

5 November 1981
Louie jeopardizes his relationship with Zena by sleeping with her vulnerable and intoxicated best friend.

Season 4, Episode 6: Like Father, Like Son

12 November 1981
When his father returns to the garage for a visit, Alex is once again reluctant to have a relationship with him. They meet for dinner and his father helps set him up on a date with an attractive woman only to ask her out himself after Alex leaves.

Season 4, Episode 7: Louie's Mom Remarries

19 November 1981
Louie is appalled and devastated when his elderly mother announces her plans to marry a Japanese man she met at her senior citizens' group.

Season 4, Episode 8: Fledgling

26 November 1981
Elaine befriends a reclusive artist who is afraid to leave his apartment. She decides to take him to the garage to help him overcome his fears.

Season 4, Episode 9: Of Mice and Tony

10 December 1981
Tony meets a promising young heavyweight boxer and offers to become his manager; the problem is, a mysterious "syndicate" is also showing an interest in the rookie fighter.

Judd Hirsch ... Alex Reiger

Danny DeVito ... Louie De Palma

Marilu Henner ... Elaine O'Connor-Nardo

Tony Danza ... Tony Banta

Christopher Lloyd ... Reverend Jim Ignatowski

Andy Kaufman ... Latka Gravas

Ernie Hudson ... Terry Carver
John Christy Ewing ... Dr. Frazier
Gene LeBell ... Referee
T.J. Castronovo ... Tommy Jeffries (as T.J. Castronova)
J. Alan Thomas ... Jeff Bennett
Chuck James ... Bill Thompson (as Charles James)
Nat Bernstein ... Dr. Stewart

Howard Gewirtz ... Dr. Smith
Ian Praiser ... Dr. Harmon
Andrew Winner ... Dr. Baker
Jimmy Lennon Sr. ... Himself (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 10: Louie Goes Too Far

17 December 1981
Louie gets fired after Elaine accuses him of voyeurism.

Season 4, Episode 11: I Wanna Be Around

7 January 1982
Louie, fearful of an apocalypse, starts building a "doom room" to survive a catastrophic event.

Season 4, Episode 12: Bobby Doesn't Live Here Anymore

14 January 1982
After leaving the garage six months ago to pursue his acting career, Bobby Wheeler returns with news that his pilot has been picked up by a network. However, when he later learns that his part was recast, he is afraid that he might have to beg Louie for his job back.

Season 4, Episode 13: Nina Loves Alex

21 January 1982
Alex plays hard to get when a young, upbeat new cab driver shows a romantic interest in him.

Season 4, Episode 14: Tony's Lady

28 January 1982
Tony takes a part time job as chauffeur for a charming young socialite and finds himself falling in love with her.

Season 4, Episode 15: Simka Returns

4 February 1982
Latka's girlfriend Simka is back in New York, but can their romance be successfully rekindled once his other personalities - especially lounge lizard Vic Ferrari - begin to vie for her attentions?

Season 4, Episode 16: Jim and the Kid

11 February 1982
When a runaway boy is discovered in the back of a cab, Jim takes him home and decides to adopt him and raise him as his own son, naively unaware that such a course is impossible and illegal.

Season 4, Episode 17: Take My Ex-Wife, Please

18 February 1982
Tony invites Alex to make up the numbers for a double-date with two attractive twins. Matters take a turn for the worst when the Rev. Jim turns up unexpectedly and Alex spots his ex-wife Phyllis, fresh out of her second divorce.

Season 4, Episode 18: The Unkindest Cut

25 February 1982
Elaine decides to treat herself to an expensive hairstyle, but the results leave her in tears. Uncharacteristically, Louis leaps to her defence, but Alex persuades Elaine she needs to stand up for herself.

Judd Hirsch ... Alex Reiger

Danny DeVito ... Louie De Palma

Marilu Henner ... Elaine O'Connor-Nardo

Tony Danza ... Tony Banta

Christopher Lloyd ... Reverend Jim Ignatowski

Andy Kaufman ... Latka Gravas (credit only)

Ted Danson ... Vincenzo Senaca
Gela Nash ... The Receptionist (as Gela Jacobson)

Sam Scarber ... The Video Installer
Karen Anders ... The Drunk Woman
Sari Price ... The Customer

Frances Welter ... Woman #1
Torill ... Woman #2

Marcia Wolf ... Woman #3
Al Rosen ... Cabbie (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 19: Tony's Comeback

4 March 1982
With the help of a new cab driver, Lucius Franklin (Bubba Smith), Tony's boxing career goes on the rise.

Judd Hirsch ... Alex Reiger

Danny DeVito ... Louie De Palma

Marilu Henner ... Elaine O'Connor-Nardo

Tony Danza ... Tony Banta

Christopher Lloyd ... Reverend Jim Ignatowski

Andy Kaufman ... Latka Gravas (credit only)

Bubba Smith ... Lucius Franklin

Naomi Stevens ... Aunt Lucia
Jimmy Lennon Sr. ... The Ring Announcer (as Jimmy Lennon)
Gene LeBell ... The Referee
John Steve ... Burke
Jim Brooks ... Boxing Fan (uncredited)
Ed. Weinberger ... Boxing Fan (uncredited)

Season 4, Episode 20: Elegant Iggy

18 March 1982
Elaine is invited to a high society dinner, with Jim as her date.

Season 4, Episode 21: The Wedding of Latka and Simka

25 March 1982
Latka and Simka have a wedding in the garage and at the wedding Simka must pass a test to prove she's chaste.

Season 4, Episode 22: Cooking for Two

8 April 1982
After Reverend Jim's building gets knocked down he moves in with Louie; unfortunately for Louie he asks Jim to cook something for dinner.

Season 4, Episode 23: The Road Not Taken: Part 1

29 April 1982
Jim, Tony, Louie share their past, as to what led them to where they are today.

Season 4, Episode 24: The Road Not Taken: Part 2

6 May 1982
Latka, and Alex share their past, as for how they got where they are now.

Season 5

Season 5, Episode 1: Love Un-American Style

30 September 1982
Simka sets everyone up with their soul mates as part of her cultural tradition.

Season 5, Episode 2: Jim's Inheritance

7 October 1982
After Jim's father dies he is visited by the probate for his father's estate.

Season 5, Episode 3: Alex Goes Off the Wagon

14 October 1982
Alex has a gambling problem again.

Season 5, Episode 4: Scenskees from a Marriage: Part 1

21 October 1982
Latka has an affair with another cab driver putting his marriage in jeopardy.

Season 5, Episode 5: Scenskees from a Marriage: Part 2

28 October 1982
Simka has a dilemma as to which cab driver she is going to sleep with so she and Latka hold an informal dinner party.

Season 5, Episode 6: Crime and Punishment

4 November 1982
Realizing the boss has found out that someone has embezzled money from the cab company, Louie convinces Jeff to take the blame for him in hopes that the controversy will blow over. However, the plan goes awry when Jeff is fired and put in jail.

Season 5, Episode 7: Alex the Gofer

11 November 1982
After Alex drives a producer and director to a local theater he attempts to get a job as their gopher.

Season 5, Episode 8: Louie's Revenge

18 November 1982
One of Louie's old flames calls heartbroken from a bar. He meets up with her intending to get revenge for rudely dumping him, however things don't go as planned.

Season 5, Episode 9: Travels with My Dad

25 November 1982
Tony takes the opportunity to join his father on a voyage with the merchant marine.

Season 5, Episode 10: Elaine and the Monk

2 December 1982
Simka's visiting cousin Zifka is a monk who is allowed to break his vow of silence and sample worldly pleasures for one week every ten years. Zifka and Elaine find romance during that all-too-short week.

Season 5, Episode 11: Zena's Honeymoon

9 December 1982
After initially ignoring an invitation to attend Zena's wedding, Louie has regrets so he crashes her wedding cruise.

Season 5, Episode 12: Get Me Through the Holidays

16 December 1982
Alex is visited by his ex-wife, who not only has the holiday blues she refuses to let anyone else have merry spirits, especially Alex.

Season 5, Episode 13: Louie Moves Uptown

22 January 1983
Louies has a revelation, he lives like he is so he sets his sights on a high rise condo. All he needs to do is borrow money from Jim and beat out Penny Marshall for the flat.

Season 5, Episode 14: Alex's Old Buddy

29 January 1983
When Alex learns that his old dog is dying, he determines to do everything in his power to make Buddy's last days comfortable.

Season 5, Episode 15: Sugar Ray Nardo

5 February 1983
Elaine's son takes on boxing with a little encouragement from Tony Banta.

Season 5, Episode 16: A Taxi Celebration: Part 1

23 March 1983
Clips from Taxi over its 5 season run are hosted & presented by Danny DeVito.

Season 5, Episode 17: A Taxi Celebration: Part 2

23 March 1983
The drive down Taxi's 5th season memory lane continues with Danny DeVito as host.

Season 5, Episode 18: Alex Gets Burned by an Old Flame

30 March 1983
Jim's old flame from the "peace & love" days of the 60s walks back into his life but it may be Alex who ends up with warm-hearted feelings for her.

Season 5, Episode 19: Louie and the Blind Girl

6 April 1983
Louie is in love and plans to propose to his blind girlfriend Judy. When he learns that an operation may restore her sight, he is suddenly very self-conscious about his looks.

Season 5, Episode 20: Arnie Meets the Kids

13 April 1983
Elaine's has dated Arnie for sometime and wants him to meet her children. Arnie has reservations about how well he'll get along with them..

Season 5, Episode 21: Tony's Baby

20 April 1983
Tony finds out that his girlfriend might be pregnant.

Season 5, Episode 22: Jim's Mario's

18 May 1983
Jim buys out their local hangout, Mario's. He has big plans but things aren't looking up, especially since his brother has made a surprise appearance.

Season 5, Episode 23: A Grand Gesture

25 May 1983
Jim is attacked by the gang back at the garage about the amount of money he is recklessly giving away. Jim's solution, he will give them all $1000 each to give away.

Season 5, Episode 24: Simka's Monthlies

15 June 1983
Simka fails to show up for another citizenship appointment. Latka explains, back at the garage, that she is suffering from her "kremkapush" which consists of craving for salt and erratic behavior.

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