$100 Taxi Ride - Netflix

Posted on Tue 25 June 2019 in netflix

\$100 Taxi Ride is just that: a taxi ride as far as a \$100 fare will last. The catch? The driver picks the destination! From Auckland to Dublin, Hollywood to Johannesburg, or Bombay to Panama, there are no limits to the people you'll meet, the cuisine you'll try, and the breathtaking scenery you'll see. With your guide an adventurous local who's not afraid to get off the tourist track, this show is your passport to the ends of the Earth and into the world's most exotic cultures.

$100 Taxi Ride - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: None

$100 Taxi Ride - Taxi (TV series) - Netflix

Taxi is an American sitcom that originally aired on ABC from September 12, 1978 to May 6, 1982 and on NBC from September 30, 1982 to June 15, 1983. The series won 18 Emmy Awards, including three for Outstanding Comedy Series. It focuses on the everyday lives of a handful of New York City taxi drivers and their abusive dispatcher. Taxi was produced by the John Charles Walters Company, in association with Paramount Network Television, and was created by James L. Brooks, Stan Daniels, David Davis, and Ed Weinberger.

$100 Taxi Ride - Guest - Netflix

Among the many guest stars, Ruth Gordon won an Emmy Award for her guest portrayal of Dee Wilcox in “Sugar Mama” (1979), and Eileen Brennan was nominated for an Emmy for her guest portrayal of Mrs. McKenzie in “Thy Boss's Wife” (1981). Actresses Marcia Wallace and Penny Marshall, psychologist Dr. Joyce Brothers, cookie entrepreneur Wally “Famous” Amos, newscaster Edwin Newman, and boxing referee Jimmy Lennon portrayed themselves in separate episodes. George Wendt and Ted Danson, who appeared in separate episodes, went on to star in primary Taxi director Jim Burrows' next series, Cheers. Tom Selleck also had a memorable guest appearance, constituting one of the memorable fares of Cab 804, while Tom Hanks portrayed Reverend Jim's college roommate in the flashback episode “The Road Not Taken, Part 1.” WBC world welterweight champion Carlos Palomino appeared in the episode “One-Punch Banta” as himself (season 1, episode 2, original air date September 19, 1978). Allan Arbus, who portrayed US Army psychiatrist Dr. Sidney Freedman in MAS*H, played his manager in the episode. Martial artist and professional wrestler Gene LeBell played himself in multiple episodes as the referee for Tony Banta's boxing matches.

$100 Taxi Ride - References - Netflix