Judd Hirsch as Alex Rieger
Danny DeVito as Louie De Palma
Marilu Henner as Elaine Nardo
Tony Danza as Tony Banta
Jeff Conaway as Bobby Wheeler
Andy Kaufman as Latka Gravas
J. Alan Thomas as Jeff Bennett
Randall Carver as John Burns
Christopher Lloyd as Reverend Jim Ignatowski
Carol Kane as Simka Gravas
The Complete First Season [DVD](1978) DVD
All 22 episodes from the series's debut season--including "Like
Father, Like Daughter," "Paper Marriage," the two-part "Memories of
Cab 804," "Bobby's Big Break," and "Mama Gravas"--are featured in a
three-disc set. 9 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English.
The Complete Second Season [DVD](1979) DVD
All 24 episodes from season two--including "Reverend Jim: A Space
Odyssey," "The Great Race," "Jim Gets a Pet," "Guess Who's Coming
for Brefnish," and the two-part "Fantasy Borough"--are featured in a
four-disc set. 9 3/4 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby
The Complete Third Season [DVD](1980) DVD
All 20 episodes from the third season--including "Louie's Rival,"
"Fathers of the Bride," "Latka's Cookies," the two-part "On the
Job," and "Latka the Playboy"--are collected in this four-disc set.
8 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Airing on ABC (and later NBC) from 1978 to 1983, this acclaimed
sitcom followed the day-to-day travails of the employees of New
York's Sunshine Cab Company. Judd Hirsch played veteran cabby Alex
Rieger, Danny DeVito was diminutive, despotic dispatcher Louie De
Palma, and Andy Kaufman was quirky mechanic Latka Gravas; Jeff
Conaway, Tony Danza, Marilu Henner and Christopher Lloyd also
starred. Each tape features two episodes and runs about 50 min. Taxi,
Vol. 1 VHS
Latka's only chance to get a green card and stay in America is a
"Paper Marriage" to a call girl; Christopher Lloyd makes
his debut as Reverend Jim. Next, Alex finds himself attracted to
"Mama Gravas" when the statuesque widow visits her son.
Vol. 2 VHS
Trying to change his image, "Latka the Playboy" develops
the hip alter ego of Vic Ferrari. The confusion increases in
"Mr. Personalities," when a visit to the psychiatrist
leaves Latka acting like Alex.
Vol. 3 VHS
It's an unusual love triangle when "Simka Returns" and
both Latka and Vic are attracted to her; Carol Kane guest stars.
Next, a chat with Dr. Joyce Brothers is just the start of the
marital hi-jinks in "The Wedding of Latka and Simka."
Vol. 4 VHS
When a blizzard leaves Latka and a lady cabbie stranded overnight
in a cab--and in a compromising situation--Simka is told the only
way to rectify the betrayal is for her to sleep with one of the
guys, in the two-part "Scenskees from a Marriage."
Andy Kaufman may
not have been the star of Taxi, but he left us a comic
Kaufman: I'm From Hollywood DVD
The comedic talents of the late, great Andy Kaufman are showcased
in this retrospective of the man known as the co-star of
"Taxi," a coed wrestling champ, and one of the most
innovative comedians ever. Included here are interviews with
"Taxi" colleagues Tony Danza and Marilu Henner. 60 min. Andy
Kaufman: I'm From Hollywood VHS
The Andy Kaufman Show(1983) DVD To most people he is simply just
"Latka" from theshow Taxi, but to me he is the greatest
entertainer of our time. Andy Kaufman was a very brilliant man!
His ideas were something very special, and in many ways, GENIUS!
If you have never experienced his bizarre, creative and original
ways, I highly recommend this video.
Told Me To(1976) VHS
Writer/director Larry Cohen delivers a controversial, way-out
thriller starring Tony LoBianco as a New York cop trying to stop a
series of bizarre sniper killings in which the shooters all say
"God told me to." The man behind the bloodshed is a
pale-skinned cultist who claims to be the product of a human-alien
breeding. Sandy Dennis, Deborah Raffin and Andy Kaufman co-star.
Special remastered edition. AKA: "Demon." 89 min.
Kaufman Plays Carnegie Hall(1979) VHS
New York's famed concert hall is the setting for a unique evening
of comedy with the legendary Andy Kaufman. Watch as Kaufman wows
the audience with his impression of Elvis, a demonstration of
inter-gender wrestling, some snappy tunes from Tony Clifton and
more, including a guest appearance by Robin Williams. Sorry, milk
and cookies not included. 78 min.
God We Tru$t(1980) VHS
Marty Feldman directed, co-wrote and starred in this divinely
funny comedy as a sheltered monk who is sent to Los Angeles to
find financial help for his monastery. Along the way Brother
Feldman falls for a good-hearted hooker (Louise Lasser), falls in
with TV evangelist Armageddon T. Thunderbird (Andy Kaufman), and
has an encounter with G.O.D. (Richard Pryor). 97 min.
You've seen lovers that were made for each other before, but never
like these two romantic robots (Andy Kaufman, Bernadette Peters)
who want go off and find happiness in the Gay 1990s. Futuristic
fun with the great Dick Miller, Randy Quaid, Christopher Guest. 79
Breakfast With Blassie(1983) VHS
Move over, Andre (the Giant, that is)! Wrestling legend
"Classy" Freddie Blassie, "The King of Men,"
meets comedian/champion co-ed grappler Andy Kaufman for breakfast
at an L.A. Sambo's. Their engrossing conversation on such topics
as pro wrestling, Japan and stardom provides much grappling for
thought. 60 min.