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Ca$h Cab 

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Contestants unknowingly climb into a cab and try to win money by answering questions correctly on the way to their desired location.

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Adam Steinman
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Ben Bailey ...  Himself / ... 97 episodes, 2005-2018
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Storyline

In this offbeat game show, players picked up in the Cash Cab have to answer trivia questions with mounting cash values before they reach their destination in order to win. If a player answers incorrectly three times, he is kicked out of the cab without any money. Help options include a Mobile Shout-Out (phone call) and Street Shout-Out (asking a stranger on the street). Once the player reaches his destination, he can leave the cab with his winnings, if any, or risk them on a more difficult question. A correct final answer doubles his winnings; an incorrect answer means he leaves the cab with no money at all. Comic Ben Bailey takes the cab's wheel as host. Written by Jwelch5742

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There are over 13,000 cabs in new york city, but there is only one that pays you! See more »


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Official Sites:

Discovery Channel

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 December 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cash Cab US See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA

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Lion Television See more »
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The Cash Cab's official taxi number is 1G12 See more »

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On the map that tracks the cab's progress, "42ND" Street is sometimes shown as "42TH" Street. See more »

Quotes

Ben Bailey: There are over 13,000 cabs in New York City, but there is only one that pays you.
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Version of Taxi girl (2006) See more »

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Hey Hack, Can You Give Me A Ride To The In-Laws?
10 September 2009 | by DKosty123See all my reviews

Ben Bailey hosts a 1 man / 1 Cab game show. It is a fun concept as it reverses the hailing a cab routine to an extent. You get in expecting to pay & find out that the ride is free as long as you don't get 3 strikes. You can even win money too. A sweet deal to say the least. I see there is a British version too. Would be fun if Bailey tried London & the Brit tried NYC.

This is a refreshing change of format for games. The questions are all over the place but with a shout out or a mobile shout out, you get lots of ways to try & answer the question. The Red Light challenge is fun though I am amazed with NYC traffic there aren't more of them. Must be limited to once a game I guess.

Wouldn't it be fun if Ben picked up a couple of street walking professionals? That would be the ultimate reverse, as they would be getting paid without having to work for it, wouldn't it? Biley is a great host & keeps it light for everybody. Lots of fun


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