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(1978–1983)

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Season 1

12 Sep. 1978
Like Father, Like Daughter
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.
 
19 Sep. 1978
One-Punch Banta
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.
 
26 Sep. 1978
Blind Date
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.
 
5 Oct. 1978
Bobby's Acting Career
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.
 
10 Oct. 1978
Come as You Aren't
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...
 
17 Oct. 1978
The Great Line
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.
 
24 Oct. 1978
High School Reunion
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.
 
31 Oct. 1978
Paper Marriage
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.
 
14 Nov. 1978
Money Troubles
When John and his new wife are strapped for money, Alex considers giving them a loan.
 
21 Nov. 1978
Men Are Such Beasts
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.
 
22 May 1979
Memories of Cab 804: Part 1
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.
 
29 May 1979
Memories of Cab 804: Part 2
Latka is still trying to repair Cab 804 and the stories of memorable customers the drivers encountered in the cab continue.
 
12 Dec. 1978
A Full House for Christmas
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.
 
16 Jan. 1979
Sugar Mama
Alex befriends a wealthy elderly lady who pays him to take her around the city.
 
30 Jan. 1979
Friends
Tony's friendship with Bobby is tested when he leaves town and Bobby mistakenly kills his goldfish.
 
6 Feb. 1979
Louie Sees the Light
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.
 
13 Feb. 1979
Elaine and the Lame Duck
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.
 
15 Feb. 1979
Bobby's Big Break
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.
 
27 Feb. 1979
Mama Gravas
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.
 
6 Mar. 1979
Alex Tastes Death and Finds a Nice Restaurant
After being shot in his cab, Alex quits the garage and takes a job as a waiter at a high-class French restaurant.
 
8 May 1979
Hollywood Calling
A Hollywood movie producer comes to the garage to interview and follow cabbies in order to get material for his latest film.
 
15 May 1979
Substitute Father
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.
 

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