History Recap / Taxi

29th Dec '17 9:00:45 PM RAraya
Is there an issue? Send a Message


-> Bobby's five-year deadline to get his big break is about to expire, and he scrambles for work.

to:

-> Bobby's self-imposed five-year deadline to get his big break is about to expire, and he scrambles for work.



-> Tony wants to get rid of his new girl, who now works at the garage.

to:

-> Tony wants to get rid of his new girl, who but she now works at the garage.garage to spend more time with him.



-> John wrecks a cab, which turns to be very important for the gang.

to:

-> John wrecks a cab, which turns to be very important for the gang.gang, who reminisce about their experiences aboard the 804 while Latka attempts to fix it.



-> Louie's brother Nick comes home, and Louie wants to get back at him on a card game.

to:

-> Louie's brother Nick comes home, home for the holidays, and Louie wants to get back at him on a card game.



-> Bobbyy lands a role in a soap opera and quits the garage.

to:

-> Bobbyy Bobby lands a role in a soap opera and quits the garage.



-> Louie makes friends with Zena, the new candy machine replenisher. However, it might be that Louie is taking a liking to her.



-> Alex's father has a heart attack and is hospitalized, but he doesn't seem to care at all.



-> The gang finds Reverend Jim wandering around, so they resolve to make him a cabbie.



-> Elaine begins to behave erratically as a result of overwork.



-> Tony is challenged by a top fighter, but he is hesitant to accept.



-> Bobby decides to coach a young actor who has just arrived at the garage.



-> Alex meets his former "blind date" Angela after a few months, only to find she has lost a lot of weight.



-> A pretty girl strains the friendship of Bobby and Tony.



-> Louie challenges Alex to see who of them gets more money.



-> Latka rents a very expensive penthouse, so the cabbies help him with a "rent party".



-> Alex begins a romance with a failed actress.



-> Latka faces a call for arms as his homeland is torn by a civil war.



-> Elaine has been getting some letters lately, and she wants to find the author.



-> Louie visits Zena's parents looking for their approval.



-> Jim buys a racehorse who hasn't won a single race.



-> Tony seeks to adopt a child, but he has to compete with a wealthy couple.



-> Sparks fly when Latka meets Simka, a native from his country who get hired as a secretary.



-> Bobby might have his shot at fame when he becomes involved with a famous talent agent.



-> The cabbies strike over Louie's unfair treatment. He agrees however to compromise with the condition he has a date with Elaine.



-> After spending a week at a ski resort, Alex realizes he hasn't lived life at its fullest and decides to do parachute jumping.



-> The cabbies decide to bid for art at an auction.




to:

-> The gang tell about their wildest dreams, from Latka switching places with Louie to Elaine dreaming of a Busby Berkeley-style musical number.



-> Louie discovers that Zena is dating another man.



-> Jim becomes friends with Tony's recently-divorced sister, to Tony's chagrin.



-> Alex discovers he wasn't invited to his daughter's wedding.



-> The cabbies set Elaine up with a handsome businessman, who in fact is more interested in Tony.



-> Alex joins Iggy to Boston where his father wants to discuss inheritance matters,



-> Bobby trains Tony to be an actor.



-> Alex, Tony, Bobby and Jim decide to spend a week in the woods, but a series of misfortunes have them scrambling for food.



-> Latka inherits a recipe for cookies from his late grandmother, the cookies becoming very popular among the cabbies. However, he is unaware of the secret ingredient.



-> Mrs. [=McKenzie=] decides to get back at her husband by spending the night with no one other than... Louie.



-> The cabbies become autograph hounds, and decide to crash a yacht party allegedly attended by celebrities.



-> Elaine has Alex pose as her boyfriend to impress a high school friend of hers.



-> Tony is forced to hang up the gloves for good as he risks brain damage.



-> Iggy discovers his full potential as a cab driver.



-> Louie sends his mother to a retirement home, but he soon begins to miss her.



-> Elaine moves in with Bobby when she becomes unable to pay the rent for her home.



-> An old lady sues the garage after Louie runs her over. However, Alex recognizes her as a con artist.



-> Bobby confronts a newspaper critic who wrote a scathing review of him.



-> The Sunshine Cab Co. goes under, so the gang is forced to get work elsewhere. One month later, they reunite at Mario's to tell their stories.




to:

-> Unable to talk to women, Latka decides to create an alter-ego, an arrogant playoy who calls himself Vic Ferrari.



Note: Bobby appears in only three episodes, two held over from season three.



-> Jim finds out he has psychic powers... and one of his predictions involve something terrible happen to Alex. Held-over episode.



-> Elaine invits Alex to tour Europe with her. First episode without Bobby.



-> Latka begins to develop even more personalities, so Alex decides to seek a therapist for him.



-> Iggy lands a job on television thanks to his psychic abilities.



-> Louie begins an affair with a friend of Zena.



-> Alex and his father tangle over one woman.



-> Louie is furious when his mother announces her engagement to a Japanese man.



-> Elaine helps an artist with agoraphobia. Held-over episode.



-> Tony returns to the boxing scene by taking a promising young fighter under his wing.



-> Elaine catches Louie peeping on her, getting him fired.



-> Louie lock himself and the cabbies in a "bunker" for a nuclear drill.



-> In his final appearance, Bobby pays his former colleagues a visit as he is set to appear on a prime-time soap.



-> A young cabbie develops a crush on Alex, and tries to loosen him up.



-> Tony takes a second job as a chauffeur, and he end up having a fling with the woman he works for.



-> Simka decides to have a second chance with Latka, but is torn between him and his alter-ego.



-> Iggy befriends a wayward kid who squats at his place.



-> Alex finds out that his ex has been dumped... and now she is dating Louie.



-> The gang decides to avenge Elaine after she gets an ugly hairdo.



-> Tony attempts to become a boxer again, in spite of medical advice.



-> Elaine reluctantly takes Jim as an "escort" to an upscale party. Meanwhile, the conflict between Latka and Vic continues to escalate.



-> After Dr. Joyce Brothers finally frees Latka from Vic, he is now ready to marry Simka. But first they need to prove their love, according to their national customs.



-> After Jim's apartment is torn down, Louie reluctantly takes him as a boarder. Things quickly go up in flames--literally.




to:

-> Elaine get a job offer from Seattle. The other cabbies reflect on their own missed chances. Last episode broacast by ABC.


Added DiffLines:

Note: The show switches to NBC.


Added DiffLines:

-> Latka and Simka pair their fellow co-workers with blind dates.


Added DiffLines:

-> Iggy's father dies, leaving him with a large inheritance... which will be managed by his brother Tom.


Added DiffLines:

-> After a weekend in Atantic City, Alex is bitten again by the gambling bug.


Added DiffLines:

-> Latka and Simka's marriage hits the rocks when Latka sleeps with a female cabbie to keep from freezing. In accordance to tradition, Simka now has to spend one night with another man.


Added DiffLines:

-> Louie accuses Jeff of stealing parts, although Louie is the actual culprit.


Added DiffLines:

-> Alex gets a job as a gofer under a couple of arrogant producers. Louie sees him facing such humiliation... and ''defends'' him.


Added DiffLines:

-> Louie plans to get back at the girl who broke up his relationship with Zena.


Added DiffLines:

-> Tony decides to join his fisherman father for some "quality time", getting to know him better.


Added DiffLines:

-> Elaine falls for Simka's cousin, a monk who has one week off from his vow of silence.


Added DiffLines:

-> Louie is devastated when Zena announces her marriage. It's up to Alex to convince him to bury the hatchet.


Added DiffLines:

-> The gang has to endure Alex's ex-wife, who gets more depressed than usual around Christmastime.


Added DiffLines:

-> Louie considers moving to a co-op... which rejected Penny Marshall as a tenant.


Added DiffLines:

-> Alex reunites with his aging dog, which hasn't too much time left.


Added DiffLines:

-> Elaine's son becomes interested on boxing, in spite of Elaine's opposition.


Added DiffLines:

-> Danny [=DeVito=] hosts a compendium consisting of the series' most notable moments.


Added DiffLines:

-> Alex begins a fling with an old girlfriend of Jim's.


Added DiffLines:

-> Louie panics when his blind girlfriend undergoes surgery to regain her sight.


Added DiffLines:

-> Elaine's boyfriend Arnie is not well accepted by her kids, so he decides to bribe them.


Added DiffLines:

-> Just when he is about to make his comeback, Tony gets the news that his girlfriend is pregnant.


Added DiffLines:

-> Iggy decides to buy the cabbies' hangout with permission from his brother. However, he runs into trouble when he tries to sell alcoho without a license.


Added DiffLines:

-> Jim decides to give one thousand dollar to every one in the gang, on the condition they give it to someone they feel needs it.


Added DiffLines:

-> Simka is about to become an American citizen, but her pre-menstrual syndrome begins to mess with her.
23rd Dec '15 4:03:56 AM Mdumas43073
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* S1-E08: [[Recap/TaxiS1E08PaperMarriage Paper Marriage]] (First appearance of Jim Ignatowski)
-> Latka is about to face deportation, so the cabbies fix a GreenCardMarriage for him.

to:

* S1-E08: [[Recap/TaxiS1E08PaperMarriage Paper Marriage]] (First appearance of Jim Ignatowski)
Marriage]]
-> Latka is about to face deportation, so the cabbies fix a GreenCardMarriage CitizenshipMarriage for him.him. First appearance of Jim Ignatowski.



* S1-E11-12: Memories Of Cab #804 (First two-parter)

to:

* S1-E11-12: Memories Of of Cab #804 (First two-parter)



* S1-E13: A Full House For Christmas

to:

* S1-E13: A Full House For for Christmas



* S1-E16: Louie Sees The Light

to:

* S1-E16: Louie Sees The the Light



* S1-E17: Elaine And The Lame Duck

to:

* S1-E17: Elaine And The and the Lame Duck



* S1-E20: Alex Tastes Death And Finds A Nice Restaurant

to:

* S1-E20: Alex Tastes Death And and Finds A a Nice Restaurant



* S2-E01: Louie And The Nice Girl

to:

* S2-E01: Louie And The and the Nice Girl



* S2-E06: Wherefore Art Thou Bobby?

to:

* S2-E06: Wherefore Art Thou Thou, Bobby?


Added DiffLines:


!!Season 3 (November 19, 1980 to May 21, 1981)
* S3-E01: Louie's Rival
* S3-E02: Tony's Sister and Jim
* S3-E03: Fathers of the Bride
* S3-E04: Elaine's Strange Triangle
* S3-E05: Going Home
* S3-E06: The Ten Percent Solution
* S3-E07: Call of the Mild
* S3-E08: Latka's Cookies
* S3-E09: Thy Boss's Wife
* S3-E10: The Costume Party
* S3-E11: Elaine's Old Friend
* S3-E12: Out of Commission
* S3-E13: Zen and the Art of Cab Driving
* S3-E14: Louie's Mother
* S3-E15: Bobby's Roommate
* S3-E16: Louie Bumps Into an Old Lady
* S3-E17: Bobby and the Critic
* S3-E18-19: On the Job (two-parter)
* S3-E20: Latka the Playboy

!!Season 4 (October 8, 1981 to May 6, 1982)
* S4-E01: Jim the Psychic
* S4-E02: Vienna Waits
* S4-E03: Mr. Personalities
* S4-E04: Jim Joins the Network
* S4-E05: Louie's Fling
* S4-E06: Like Father, Like Son
* S4-E07: Louie's Mom Remarries
* S4-E08: Fledgling
* S4-E09: Of Mice and Tony
* S4-E10: Louie Goes Too Far
* S4-E11: I Wanna Be Around
* S4-E12: Bobby Doesn't Live Here Anymore
* S4-E13: Nina Loves Alex
* S4-E14: Tony's Lady
* S4-E15: Simka Returns
* S4-E16: Jim and the Kid
* S4-E17: Take My Ex-Wife, Please
* S4-E18: The Unkindest Cut
* S4-E19: Tony's Comeback
* S4-E20: Elegant Iggy
* S4-E21: The Wedding of Latka and Simka
* S4-E22: Cooking for Two
* S4-E23-24: The Road Not Taken (two-parter)

!!Season 5 (September 30, 1982 to June 15, 1983)
* S5-E01: Love, Un-American Style (The Shloogel Show)
* S5-E02: Jim's Inheritance
* S5-E03: Alex Goes Off the Wagon
* S5-E04-05: Scenskees from a Marriage (two-parter)
* S5-E06: Crime and Punishment
* S5-E07: Alex the Gofer
* S5-E08: Louie's Revenge
* S5-E09: Travels with my Dad
* S5-E10: Elaine and the Monk
* S5-E11: Zena's Honeymoon
* S5-E12: Get Me Through the Holidays
* S5-E13: Louie Moves Uptown
* S5-E14: Alex's Old Buddy
* S5-E15: Sugar Ray Nardo
* S5-E16-17: A Taxi Celebration (one-hour)
* S5-E18: Alex Gets Burned by an Old Flame
* S5-E19: Louie and the Blind Girl
* S5-E20: Arnie Meets the Kids
* S5-E21: Tony's Baby
* S5-E22: Jim's Mario's
* S5-E23: A Grand Gesture
* S5-E24: Simka's Monthlies
6th Jan '15 12:18:38 PM RAraya
Is there an issue? Send a Message


-> Alex approaches a broken phone paywall to get in contact with his estranged daughter.



-> Guest star Carlos Palomino challenges Tony for a match.



-> Alex tries a hand on blind dates with the girl at the other side of the phone.



-> Bobby's five-year deadline to get his big break is about to expire, and he scrambles for work.



-> Elaine has the chance of having an art meeting, but she's hesitant about inviting her fellow cabbies.



-> Bobby helps John with "the perfect line" to pick up girls, but John ends up married.



-> It's Louie's 20th high reunion, and he uses Bobby to impersonate him in front of his class.



-> Latka is about to face deportation, so the cabbies fix a GreenCardMarriage for him.



-> Alex tries to help John and his wife with a loan.



-> Tony wants to get rid of his new girl, who now works at the garage.



-> John wrecks a cab, which turns to be very important for the gang.



-> Louie's brother Nick comes home, and Louie wants to get back at him on a card game.



-> Alex gets acquainted to an old lady passenger.



-> Bobby accidentally kills Tony's pet goldfish, and their friendship gets into a jeopardy.



-> Louie resolves to make a HeelFaceTurn after "surviving" an exploratory operation.



-> The cabbies set up a nerdy Congressman (Jeffrey Tambor) with Elaine as a joke. However the date is a surprising success.



-> Bobbyy lands a role in a soap opera and quits the garage.



-> Latka's mom Greta comes to America and has a romance with Alex.



-> After being robbed, Alex quits driving cabs and ends up working as a waiter.



-> The garage is chosen to be a location for a movie.




to:

-> The cabbies have to look after Elaine's son as he has an spelling bee while she's out of town.
3rd Jul '14 6:35:50 PM bud0011
Is there an issue? Send a Message


[[index]]



* S2-E23-24: Fantasy Borough (two-parter)

to:

* S2-E23-24: Fantasy Borough (two-parter)(two-parter)
[[/index]]
23rd Feb '14 7:14:50 AM RAraya
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* S2-E03: [[Recap/TaxiS2E3ReverendJimASpaceOdyssey Reverend Jim: A Space Odyssey]]

to:

* S2-E03: [[Recap/TaxiS2E3ReverendJimASpaceOdyssey [[Recap/TaxiS2E03ReverendJimASpaceOdyssey Reverend Jim: A Space Odyssey]]
23rd Feb '14 5:42:15 AM RAraya
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* S2-E03: [[Recap/TaxiS2E3 Reverend Jim: A Space Odyssey]]

to:

* S2-E03: [[Recap/TaxiS2E3 [[Recap/TaxiS2E3ReverendJimASpaceOdyssey Reverend Jim: A Space Odyssey]]
20th Jul '13 11:20:44 AM RAraya
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* S2-E03: Reverend Jim: A Space Odyssey

to:

* S2-E03: [[Recap/TaxiS2E3 Reverend Jim: A Space OdysseyOdyssey]]
21st Jun '13 12:03:31 PM PancticeSquadCutterback
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* S1-E08: [[Recap/TaxiS1E08PaperMarriage Paper Marriage]](First appearance of Jim Ignatowski)

to:

* S1-E08: [[Recap/TaxiS1E08PaperMarriage Paper Marriage]](First Marriage]] (First appearance of Jim Ignatowski)
21st Jun '13 12:03:26 PM PancticeSquadCutterback
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* S1-E08: Recap/TaxiS1E08PaperMarriage (First appeareance of Jim Ignatowski)

to:

* S1-E08: Recap/TaxiS1E08PaperMarriage (First appeareance [[Recap/TaxiS1E08PaperMarriage Paper Marriage]](First appearance of Jim Ignatowski)



* S2-E23-24: Fantasy Borough (two-parter)

to:

* S2-E23-24: Fantasy Borough (two-parter)
13th May '13 7:07:57 PM RAraya
Is there an issue? Send a Message


Note: This is the only season with Randall Carver as John Burns.



* S1-E02: Two-Punch Banta

to:

* S1-E02: Two-Punch One-Punch Banta



* S1-E08: Recap/TaxiS1E08PaperMarriage

to:

* S1-E08: Recap/TaxiS1E08PaperMarriageRecap/TaxiS1E08PaperMarriage (First appeareance of Jim Ignatowski)



* S1-E11-12: Memories Of Cab #804 (two-parter)

to:

* S1-E11-12: Memories Of Cab #804 (two-parter)(First two-parter)


Added DiffLines:

!!Season 2 (September 11, 1979 to March 13, 1980)
* S2-E01: Louie And The Nice Girl
* S2-E02: Honor Thy Father
* S2-E03: Reverend Jim: A Space Odyssey
* S2-E04: Nardo Loses Her Marbles
* S2-E05: The Reluctant Fighter
* S2-E06: Wherefore Art Thou Bobby?
* S2-E07: The Lighter Side of Angela Matusa
* S2-E08: A Woman Between Friends
* S2-E09: The Great Race
* S2-E10: The Apartment
* S2-E11: Alex's Romance (First episode with Jim as a regular)
* S2-E12: Latka's Revolting
* S2-E13: Elaine's Secret Admirer
* S2-E14: Louie Meets the Folks
* S2-E15: Jim Gets A Pet
* S2-E16: Tony and Brian
* S2-E17: Guess Who's Coming For Brefnish
* S2-E18: What Price Bobby?
* S2-E19-20: Shut It Down (two-parter)
* S2-E21: Alex Jumps Out of an Airplane
* S2-E22: Art Work
* S2-E23-24: Fantasy Borough (two-parter)
This list shows the last 10 events of 12. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Recap.Taxi