When corruption charges strip him of his job, his family and his pride, former cop Mike Olshansky forges a new identity as a Philadelphia cab driver, patrolling the city as a roving vigilante who works with local police.

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 Marcellus Washington (40 episodes, 2002-2004)
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 Mike Olshansky (40 episodes, 2002-2004)
Matthew Borish ...
 Mikey Olshansky (28 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Tom Grzelak / ... (22 episodes, 2002-2003)
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When corruption charges strip him of his job, his family and his pride, former cop Mike Olshansky forges a new identity as a Philadelphia cab driver, patrolling the city as a roving vigilante who works with local police.

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To some he's just a cabbie... but for people in trouble this ex-cop is a hero. See more »

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Give It A Chance
21 October 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Like another user, I was disappointed in the first episode. David Morse is one of my favorite actors and I agreed that the role seemed unlikely for him and the writing needed some serious help. However, by the second episode, we were pleasantly surprised. We enjoyed it a lot more, and it could have a real future. Sadly, in these days of a show being canceled if it doesn't get enough ratings in the premiere episode, the future remains to be seen. It may take a bit for the show to find it's rhythm... lets hope the execs give it long enough.


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