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!!Season 1 (September 12, 1978 to May 15, 1979)
Note: This is the only season with Randall Carver as John Burns.
* S1-E01: Like Father, Like Daughter
-> Alex approaches a broken phone paywall to get in contact with his estranged daughter.
* S1-E02: One-Punch Banta
-> Guest star Carlos Palomino challenges Tony for a match.
* S1-E03: Blind Date
-> Alex tries a hand on blind dates with the girl at the other side of the phone.
* S1-E04: Bobby's Acting Career
-> Bobby's self-imposed five-year deadline to get his big break is about to expire, and he scrambles for work.
* S1-E05: Come As You Aren't
-> Elaine has the chance of having an art meeting, but she's hesitant about inviting her fellow cabbies.
* S1-E06: The Great Line
-> Bobby helps John with "the perfect line" to pick up girls, but John ends up married.
* S1-E07: High School Reunion
-> It's Louie's 20th high reunion, and he uses Bobby to impersonate him in front of his class.
* S1-E08: [[Recap/TaxiS1E08PaperMarriage Paper Marriage]]
-> Latka is about to face deportation, so the cabbies fix a CitizenshipMarriage for him. First appearance of Jim Ignatowski.
* S1-E09: Money Troubles
-> Alex tries to help John and his wife with a loan.
* S1-E10: Men Are Such Beasts
-> Tony wants to get rid of his new girl, but she now works at the garage to spend more time with him.
* S1-E11-12: Memories of Cab #804 (First two-parter)
-> John wrecks a cab, which turns to be very important for the gang, who reminisce about their experiences aboard the 804 while Latka attempts to fix it.
* S1-E13: A Full House for Christmas
-> Louie's brother Nick comes home for the holidays, and Louie wants to get back at him on a card game.
* S1-E14: Sugar Mama
-> Alex gets acquainted to an old lady passenger.
* S1-E15: Friends
-> Bobby accidentally kills Tony's pet goldfish, and their friendship gets into a jeopardy.
* S1-E16: Louie Sees the Light
-> Louie resolves to make a HeelFaceTurn after "surviving" an exploratory operation.
* S1-E17: Elaine and the Lame Duck
-> The cabbies set up a nerdy Congressman (Jeffrey Tambor) with Elaine as a joke. However the date is a surprising success.
* S1-E18: Bobby's Big Break
-> Bobby lands a role in a soap opera and quits the garage.
* S1-E19: Mama Gravas
-> Latka's mom Greta comes to America and has a romance with Alex.
* S1-E20: Alex Tastes Death and Finds a Nice Restaurant
-> After being robbed, Alex quits driving cabs and ends up working as a waiter.
* S1-E21: Hollywood Calling
-> The garage is chosen to be a location for a movie.
* S1-E22: Substitute Father
-> The cabbies have to look after Elaine's son as he has an spelling bee while she's out of town.
!!Season 2 (September 11, 1979 to March 13, 1980)
* S2-E01: Louie and the Nice Girl
-> Louie makes friends with Zena, the new candy machine replenisher. However, it might be that Louie is taking a liking to her.
* S2-E02: Honor Thy Father
-> Alex's father has a heart attack and is hospitalized, but he doesn't seem to care at all.
* S2-E03: [[Recap/TaxiS2E03ReverendJimASpaceOdyssey Reverend Jim: A Space Odyssey]]
-> The gang finds Reverend Jim wandering around, so they resolve to make him a cabbie.
* S2-E04: Nardo Loses Her Marbles
-> Elaine begins to behave erratically as a result of overwork.
* S2-E05: The Reluctant Fighter
-> Tony is challenged by a top fighter, but he is hesitant to accept.
* S2-E06: Wherefore Art Thou, Bobby?
-> Bobby decides to coach a young actor who has just arrived at the garage.
* S2-E07: The Lighter Side of Angela Matusa
-> Alex meets his former "blind date" Angela after a few months, only to find she has lost a lot of weight.
* S2-E08: A Woman Between Friends
-> A pretty girl strains the friendship of Bobby and Tony.
* S2-E09: The Great Race
-> Louie challenges Alex to see who of them gets more money.
* S2-E10: The Apartment
-> Latka rents a very expensive penthouse, so the cabbies help him with a "rent party".
* S2-E11: Alex's Romance (First episode with Jim as a regular)
-> Alex begins a romance with a failed actress.
* S2-E12: Latka's Revolting
-> Latka faces a call for arms as his homeland is torn by a civil war.
* S2-E13: Elaine's Secret Admirer
-> Elaine has been getting some letters lately, and she wants to find the author.
* S2-E14: Louie Meets the Folks
-> Louie visits Zena's parents looking for their approval.
* S2-E15: Jim Gets A Pet
-> Jim buys a racehorse who hasn't won a single race.
* S2-E16: Tony and Brian
-> Tony seeks to adopt a child, but he has to compete with a wealthy couple.
* S2-E17: Guess Who's Coming For Brefnish
-> Sparks fly when Latka meets Simka, a native from his country who get hired as a secretary.
* S2-E18: What Price Bobby?
-> Bobby might have his shot at fame when he becomes involved with a famous talent agent.
* S2-E19-20: Shut It Down (two-parter)
-> The cabbies strike over Louie's unfair treatment. He agrees however to compromise with the condition he has a date with Elaine.
* S2-E21: Alex Jumps Out of an Airplane
-> After spending a week at a ski resort, Alex realizes he hasn't lived life at its fullest and decides to do parachute jumping.
* S2-E22: Art Work
-> The cabbies decide to bid for art at an auction.
* S2-E23-24: Fantasy Borough (two-parter)
-> The gang tell about their wildest dreams, from Latka switching places with Louie to Elaine dreaming of a Busby Berkeley-style musical number.
!!Season 3 (November 19, 1980 to May 21, 1981)
* S3-E01: Louie's Rival
-> Louie discovers that Zena is dating another man.
* S3-E02: Tony's Sister and Jim
-> Jim becomes friends with Tony's recently-divorced sister, to Tony's chagrin.
* S3-E03: Fathers of the Bride
-> Alex discovers he wasn't invited to his daughter's wedding.
* S3-E04: Elaine's Strange Triangle
-> The cabbies set Elaine up with a handsome businessman, who in fact is more interested in Tony.
* S3-E05: Going Home
-> Alex joins Iggy to Boston where his father wants to discuss inheritance matters,
* S3-E06: The Ten Percent Solution
-> Bobby trains Tony to be an actor.
* S3-E07: Call of the Mild
-> Alex, Tony, Bobby and Jim decide to spend a week in the woods, but a series of misfortunes have them scrambling for food.
* S3-E08: Latka's Cookies
-> 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.
* S3-E09: Thy Boss's Wife
-> Mrs. [=McKenzie=] decides to get back at her husband by spending the night with no one other than... Louie.
* S3-E10: The Costume Party
-> The cabbies become autograph hounds, and decide to crash a yacht party allegedly attended by celebrities.
* S3-E11: Elaine's Old Friend
-> Elaine has Alex pose as her boyfriend to impress a high school friend of hers.
* S3-E12: Out of Commission
-> Tony is forced to hang up the gloves for good as he risks brain damage.
* S3-E13: Zen and the Art of Cab Driving
-> Iggy discovers his full potential as a cab driver.
* S3-E14: Louie's Mother
-> Louie sends his mother to a retirement home, but he soon begins to miss her.
* S3-E15: Bobby's Roommate
-> Elaine moves in with Bobby when she becomes unable to pay the rent for her home.
* S3-E16: Louie Bumps Into an Old Lady
-> An old lady sues the garage after Louie runs her over. However, Alex recognizes her as a con artist.
* S3-E17: Bobby and the Critic
-> Bobby confronts a newspaper critic who wrote a scathing review of him.
* S3-E18-19: On the Job (two-parter)
-> 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.
* S3-E20: Latka the Playboy
-> Unable to talk to women, Latka decides to create an alter-ego, an arrogant playoy who calls himself Vic Ferrari.
!!Season 4 (October 8, 1981 to May 6, 1982)
Note: Bobby appears in only three episodes, two held over from season three.
* S4-E01: Jim the Psychic
-> Jim finds out he has psychic powers... and one of his predictions involve something terrible happen to Alex. Held-over episode.
* S4-E02: Vienna Waits
-> Elaine invits Alex to tour Europe with her. First episode without Bobby.
* S4-E03: Mr. Personalities
-> Latka begins to develop even more personalities, so Alex decides to seek a therapist for him.
* S4-E04: Jim Joins the Network
-> Iggy lands a job on television thanks to his psychic abilities.
* S4-E05: Louie's Fling
-> Louie begins an affair with a friend of Zena.
* S4-E06: Like Father, Like Son
-> Alex and his father tangle over one woman.
* S4-E07: Louie's Mom Remarries
-> Louie is furious when his mother announces her engagement to a Japanese man.
* S4-E08: Fledgling
-> Elaine helps an artist with agoraphobia. Held-over episode.
* S4-E09: Of Mice and Tony
-> Tony returns to the boxing scene by taking a promising young fighter under his wing.
* S4-E10: Louie Goes Too Far
-> Elaine catches Louie peeping on her, getting him fired.
* S4-E11: I Wanna Be Around
-> Louie lock himself and the cabbies in a "bunker" for a nuclear drill.
* S4-E12: Bobby Doesn't Live Here Anymore
-> In his final appearance, Bobby pays his former colleagues a visit as he is set to appear on a prime-time soap.
* S4-E13: Nina Loves Alex
-> A young cabbie develops a crush on Alex, and tries to loosen him up.
* S4-E14: Tony's Lady
-> Tony takes a second job as a chauffeur, and he end up having a fling with the woman he works for.
* S4-E15: Simka Returns
-> Simka decides to have a second chance with Latka, but is torn between him and his alter-ego.
* S4-E16: Jim and the Kid
-> Iggy befriends a wayward kid who squats at his place.
* S4-E17: Take My Ex-Wife, Please
-> Alex finds out that his ex has been dumped... and now she is dating Louie.
* S4-E18: The Unkindest Cut
-> The gang decides to avenge Elaine after she gets an ugly hairdo.
* S4-E19: Tony's Comeback
-> Tony attempts to become a boxer again, in spite of medical advice.
* S4-E20: Elegant Iggy
-> Elaine reluctantly takes Jim as an "escort" to an upscale party. Meanwhile, the conflict between Latka and Vic continues to escalate.
* S4-E21: The Wedding of Latka and Simka
-> 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.
* S4-E22: Cooking for Two
-> After Jim's apartment is torn down, Louie reluctantly takes him as a boarder. Things quickly go up in flames--literally.
* S4-E23-24: The Road Not Taken (two-parter)
-> Elaine get a job offer from Seattle. The other cabbies reflect on their own missed chances. Last episode broacast by ABC.
!!Season 5 (September 30, 1982 to June 15, 1983)
Note: The show switches to NBC.
* S5-E01: Love, Un-American Style (The Shloogel Show)
-> Latka and Simka pair their fellow co-workers with blind dates.
* S5-E02: Jim's Inheritance
-> Iggy's father dies, leaving him with a large inheritance... which will be managed by his brother Tom.
* S5-E03: Alex Goes Off the Wagon
-> After a weekend in Atantic City, Alex is bitten again by the gambling bug.
* S5-E04-05: Scenskees from a Marriage (two-parter)
-> 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.
* S5-E06: Crime and Punishment
-> Louie accuses Jeff of stealing parts, although Louie is the actual culprit.
* S5-E07: Alex the Gofer
-> Alex gets a job as a gofer under a couple of arrogant producers. Louie sees him facing such humiliation... and ''defends'' him.
* S5-E08: Louie's Revenge
-> Louie plans to get back at the girl who broke up his relationship with Zena.
* S5-E09: Travels with my Dad
-> Tony decides to join his fisherman father for some "quality time", getting to know him better.
* S5-E10: Elaine and the Monk
-> Elaine falls for Simka's cousin, a monk who has one week off from his vow of silence.
* S5-E11: Zena's Honeymoon
-> Louie is devastated when Zena announces her marriage. It's up to Alex to convince him to bury the hatchet.
* S5-E12: Get Me Through the Holidays
-> The gang has to endure Alex's ex-wife, who gets more depressed than usual around Christmastime.
* S5-E13: Louie Moves Uptown
-> Louie considers moving to a co-op... which rejected Penny Marshall as a tenant.
* S5-E14: Alex's Old Buddy
-> Alex reunites with his aging dog, which hasn't too much time left.
* S5-E15: Sugar Ray Nardo
-> Elaine's son becomes interested on boxing, in spite of Elaine's opposition.
* S5-E16-17: A Taxi Celebration (one-hour)
-> Danny [=DeVito=] hosts a compendium consisting of the series' most notable moments.
* S5-E18: Alex Gets Burned by an Old Flame
-> Alex begins a fling with an old girlfriend of Jim's.
* S5-E19: Louie and the Blind Girl
-> Louie panics when his blind girlfriend undergoes surgery to regain her sight.
* S5-E20: Arnie Meets the Kids
-> Elaine's boyfriend Arnie is not well accepted by her kids, so he decides to bribe them.
* S5-E21: Tony's Baby
-> Just when he is about to make his comeback, Tony gets the news that his girlfriend is pregnant.
* S5-E22: Jim's Mario's
-> 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.
* S5-E23: A Grand Gesture
-> 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.
* S5-E24: Simka's Monthlies
-> Simka is about to become an American citizen, but her pre-menstrual syndrome begins to mess with her.