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Taxi (TV Series) (1978)

Taxi (TV Series)
Running time: 30 min. | Genre: TV series, Comedy
Taxi (TV Series)

Synopsis

TV Series (1978-1983). 115 episodes. Louie De Palma (Danny DeVito) is a cantankerous, acerbic taxi dispatcher in New York City. He tries to maintain order over a collection of varied and strange characters who drive for him. As he bullies and insults them from the safety of his "cage," they form a special bond among themselves, becoming friends and supporting each other through the inevitable trials and tribulations of life.

Nominations & Awards

Golden Globes Awards

Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical WINNER
Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical WINNER
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (Danny DeVito) WINNER
Best Leading Actor in a TV Series - Musical or Comedy (Judd Hirsch) NOMINATED
Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (Carol Kane, Marilu Henner) NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (Carol Kane, Marilu Henner) NOMINATED
Best Leading Actor in a TV Series - Musical or Comedy (Judd Hirsch) NOMINATED
Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (Marilu Henner) NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (Danny DeVito) NOMINATED
Best Leading Actor in a TV Series - Musical or Comedy (Judd Hirsch) NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (Marilu Henner) NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (Andy Kaufman, Danny DeVito) NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (Andy Kaufman, Danny DeVito) NOMINATED
Best Leading Actor in a TV Series - Musical or Comedy (Judd Hirsch) NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (Marilu Henner) NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (Tony Danza, Jeff Conaway) NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (Tony Danza, Jeff Conaway) NOMINATED
Best Leading Actor in a TV Series - Musical or Comedy (Judd Hirsch) NOMINATED
Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (Marilu Henner) NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (Jeff Conaway, Andy Kaufman, Danny DeVito) NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (Jeff Conaway, Andy Kaufman, Danny DeVito) NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for TV (Jeff Conaway, Andy Kaufman, Danny DeVito) NOMINATED

Directors Guild of America (DGA)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series (James Burrows) NOMINATED
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series (Noam Pitlik) NOMINATED
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series (Noam Pitlik) NOMINATED

Emmy

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series (James Burrows) WINNER
Best Supporting Actress in a TV Series - Comedy (Carol Kane) WINNER
Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series - Comedy (Christopher Lloyd) WINNER
Best Leading Actor TV - Comedy (Judd Hirsch) WINNER
Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series - Comedy (Christopher Lloyd) WINNER
Best Leading Actress TV - Comedy (Carol Kane) WINNER
Best TV Screenplay - Comedy WINNER
Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series - Comedy (Danny DeVito) WINNER
Best Leading Actor TV - Comedy (Judd Hirsch) WINNER
Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical WINNER
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series (James Burrows) WINNER
Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical WINNER
Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical WINNER
Best Leading Actress TV - Comedy (Ruth Gordon) WINNER
Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series - Comedy (Danny DeVito) NOMINATED
Best Leading Actress TV - Comedy (Eileen Brennan) NOMINATED
Best TV Screenplay - Comedy NOMINATED
Best TV Screenplay - Comedy NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series - Comedy (Danny DeVito) NOMINATED
Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical NOMINATED
Best Leading Actor TV - Comedy (Judd Hirsch) NOMINATED
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series (James Burrows) NOMINATED
Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series - Comedy (Danny DeVito) NOMINATED
Best Leading Actor TV - Comedy (Judd Hirsch) NOMINATED
Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical NOMINATED
Best TV Screenplay - Comedy NOMINATED
Best Leading Actor TV - Comedy (Judd Hirsch) NOMINATED

Details

Original title

Taxi (TV Series)

Directors

James L. Brooks, Stan Daniels (Creator), David Davis (Creator), James Burrows, Noam Pitlik, Michael Zinberg, Richard Sakai, Michael Lessac, Danny DeVito, Howard Storm, Stan Daniels, Harvey Miller, David Davis, Harvey Millerver 4 más

Producer

Emitida por la cadena NBC; Productora: Paramount Television

Running time

30 min.

Music

Bob James

Cinematography

Kenneth Peach, Edward E. Nugent, Kenneth Peach Jr.

Year

1978

Country

United States United States

Ranking

IMDb
7.7

 

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