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(1978–1983)

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1979

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.
 
11 Sep. 1979
Louie and the Nice Girl
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.
 
18 Sep. 1979
Honor Thy Father
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.
 
25 Sep. 1979
Reverend Jim: A Space Odyssey
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.
 
2 Oct. 1979
Nardo Loses Her Marbles
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.
 
16 Oct. 1979
Wherefore Art Thou, Bobby?
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.
 
23 Oct. 1979
The Lighter Side of Angela Matusa
Alex is revisited by a now slimmer Angela whose romantic interest in him has grown since she last saw him a year ago.
 
30 Oct. 1979
A Woman Between Friends
Bobby and Tony become embattled in a fierce competition for the affections of a girl they both met and asked out at Mario's.
 
6 Nov. 1979
The Great Race
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.
 
13 Nov. 1979
The Apartment
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.
 
20 Nov. 1979
Alex's Romance
Alex embarks on a romance with a fragile former soap star who is reluctant to get into a long-term relationship.
 
27 Nov. 1979
Latka's Revolting
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.
 
4 Dec. 1979
Elaine's Secret Admirer
Elaine is intrigued when a secret admirer sends her several romantic poems. She soon realizes that it must be someone in the garage.
 
11 Dec. 1979
Louie Meets the Folks
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.
 
18 Dec. 1979
Jim Gets a Pet
Jim has a good day at the track and decides to spend his winnings on a pet horse.
 
25 Dec. 1979
The Reluctant Fighter
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.
 

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