Worst & Best Taxi Episodes





Title: Taxi
Genre: Sitcom
Series: 5
Episodes: 114
First Transmission: 1978-1983

Follow the lives of the staff of a New York City taxicab company.

 

Episode Rankings

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Notes

*The Standard Deviation (SD) of the ratings is a measure of how much spread there is in the numbers. The median represents the middle value of the ratings

The top-rated episode differs from the mean-rated episode by 3.49 standard deviations.

The bottom-rated episode differs from the mean-rated episode by 2.23 standard deviations.

 

Best Episode #25

Reverend Jim: A Space Odyssey (1979) – The cabbies meet Reverend Jim at a restaurant and manage to land him a job as a cab driver. Jim then spreads his special kind of reality around the garage.

2nd Best Episode #86

Elegant Iggy (1982) – Elaine is invited to a high-society dinner and reluctantly brings along Jim.

3rd Best Episode #67

Jim the Psychic (1981) – Jim has a vision that Alex will suffer a horrible fate in the future. Louie is convinced that it is real, but Alex refuses to believe it.

4th Best Episode #51

Going Home (1980) – After a private investigator tracks him down regarding a family matter, Jim and Alex pay a visit to Jim’s wealthy father.

5th Best Episode #92

Jim’s Inheritance (1982) – Jim’s father dies and leaves him millions of dollars, but Jim’s brother has him declared legally incompetent to handle the money by himself.

6th Best Episode #66

Latka the Playboy (1981) – Latka creates a new but obnoxious persona, Vic Ferrari, to make him a hit with the ladies. However, nobody likes the new Latka, and Alex tries to convince him to bring the old Latka back.

7th Best Episode #11

Memories of Cab 804: Part 1 (1978) – The cabbies tell stories about an old cab nearing a half-million miles on the road that has just been wrecked.

Worst Episode #68

Vienna Waits (1981) – Alex and Elaine take a European vacation together with Elaine being a hit with the men but with Alex having no luck with the ladies.

 

 

Full Episode List

Key:-Blue episodes rated above par. Brown episodes rated below par.

#1 Like Father, Like Daughter (1978)
#2 One-Punch Banta (1978)
#3 Blind Date (1978)
#4 Bobby’s Acting Career (1978)
#5 Come as You Aren’t (1978)
#6 The Great Line (1978)
#7 High School Reunion (1978)
#8 Paper Marriage (1978)
#9 Money Troubles (1978)
#10 Men Are Such Beasts (1978)
#11 Memories of Cab 804: Part 1 (1978)
#12 Memories of Cab 804: Part 2 (1978)
#13 A Full House for Christmas (1978)
#14 Sugar Mama (1979)
#15 Friends (1979)
#16 Louie Sees the Light (1979)
#17 Elaine and the Lame Duck (1979)
#18 Bobby’s Big Break (1979)
#19 Mama Gravas (1979)
#20 Alex Tastes Death and Finds a Nice Restaurant (1979)
#21 Hollywood Calling (1979)
#22 Substitute Father (1979)
#23 Louie and the Nice Girl (1979)
#24 Honor Thy Father (1979)
#25 Reverend Jim: A Space Odyssey (1979)
#26 Nardo Loses Her Marbles (1979)
#27 Wherefore Art Thou, Bobby? (1979)
#28 The Lighter Side of Angela Matusa (1979)
#29 A Woman Between Friends (1979)
#30 The Great Race (1979)
#31 The Apartment (1979)
#32 Alex’s Romance (1979)
#33 Latka’s Revolting (1979)
#34 Elaine’s Secret Admirer (1979)
#35 Louie Meets the Folks (1979)
#36 Jim Gets a Pet (1979)
#37 The Reluctant Fighter (1979)
#38 Tony and Brian (1980)
#39 Guess Who’s Coming for Brefnish (1980)
#40 What Price Bobby? (1980)
#41 Shut It Down: Part 1 (1980)
#42 Shut It Down: Part 2 (1980)
#43 Alex Jumps Out of an Airplane (1980)
#44 Art Work (1980)
#45 Fantasy Borough: Part 1 (1980)
#46 Fantasy Borough: Part 2 (1980)
#47 Louie’s Rival (1980)
#48 Tony’s Sister and Jim (1980)
#49 Fathers of the Bride (1980)
#50 Elaine’s Strange Triangle (1980)
#51 Going Home (1980)
#52 The Ten Percent Solution (1981)
#53 The Call of the Mild (1981)
#54 Latka’s Cookies (1981)
#55 Thy Boss’ Wife (1981)
#56 The Costume Party (1981)
#57 Elaine’s Old Friend (1981)
#58 Out of Commission (1981)
#59 Zen and the Art of Cab Driving (1981)
#60 Louie’s Mother (1981)
#61 Bobby’s Roommate (1981)
#62 Louie Bumps into an Old Lady (1981)
#63 Bobby and the Critic (1981)
#64 On the Job: Part 1 (1981)
#65 On the Job: Part 2 (1981)
#66 Latka the Playboy (1981)
#67 Jim the Psychic (1981)
#68 Vienna Waits (1981)
#69 Mr. Personalities (1981)
#70 Jim Joins the Network (1981)
#71 Louie’s Fling (1981)
#72 Like Father, Like Son (1981)
#73 Louie’s Mom Remarries (1981)
#74 Fledgling (1981)
#75 Of Mice and Tony (1981)
#76 Louie Goes Too Far (1981)
#77 I Wanna Be Around (1982)
#78 Bobby Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1982)
#79 Nina Loves Alex (1982)
#80 Tony’s Lady (1982)
#81 Simka Returns (1982)
#82 Jim and the Kid (1982)
#83 Take My Ex-Wife, Please (1982)
#84 The Unkindest Cut (1982)
#85 Tony’s Comeback (1982)
#86 Elegant Iggy (1982)
#87 The Wedding of Latka and Simka (1982)
#88 Cooking for Two (1982)
#89 The Road Not Taken: Part 1 (1982)
#90 The Road Not Taken: Part 2 (1982)
#91 Love Un-American Style (1982)
#92 Jim’s Inheritance (1982)
#93 Alex Goes Off the Wagon (1982)
#94 Scenskees from a Marriage: Part 1 (1982)
#95 Scenskees from a Marriage: Part 2 (1982)
#96 Crime and Punishment (1982)
#97 Alex the Gofer (1982)
#98 Louie’s Revenge (1982)
#99 Travels with My Dad (1982)
#100 Elaine and the Monk (1982)
#101 Zena’s Honeymoon (1982)
#102 Get Me Through the Holidays (1982)
#103 Louie Moves Uptown (1983)
#104 Alex’s Old Buddy (1983)
#105 Sugar Ray Nardo (1983)
#106 A Taxi Celebration: Part 1 (1983)
#107 A Taxi Celebration: Part 2 (1983)
#108 Alex Gets Burned by an Old Flame (1983)
#109 Louie and the Blind Girl (1983)
#110 Arnie Meets the Kids (1983)
#111 Tony’s Baby (1983)
#112 Jim’s Mario’s (1983)
#113 A Grand Gesture (1983)
#114 Simka’s Monthlies (1983)