Taxi is one of the most important comedy series in the history of television. Created by James L. Brooks, Stan Daniels, David Davis, and Ed. Weinberger the ABC (for Seasons 1-4) and NBC (for Season 5) series starred a great ensemble cast including Judd Hirsh, Tony Danza, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner, Andy Kaufman, Christopher Lloyd, and Jeff Conaway. Taxi follows a group of cab drivers in New York as they go through the highs and lows of their lives together. Taxi ran for brilliant seasons ending its run in 1983. So, if you also miss the series here are some shows like Taxi you could watch next.
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Wings (Paramount+ & Pluto TV)
Synopsis: Two brothers, Joe and Brian Hackett, run a on-plane commuter service from a small Nantucket airport. Along with Joe’s on-again/off-again girlfriend, there are more hilarious and eccentric characters who work out of or at the airport.
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Cheers (Paramount+, Peacock & Hulu)
Synopsis: Wander in… pull up a stool… and make yourself at home “where everybody knows your name.” Ted Danson stars as Sam Malone, former relief-pitcher for the Boston Red Sox turned sober saloon owner of a popular neighborhood spot. From snooty, erudite Diane (Shelly Long)—a chronic academic forced to become a waitress when her fiancé dumps her—to ruthless corporate careerist Rebecca Howe (Kirstie Alley)—relegated to riding herd over this unruly bunch—Sam remains a (somewhat) calming presence. Add to the mix wise-cracking Carla (Rhea Perlman), suds-slurping regular Norm (George Wendt), know-it-all letter carrier Cliff (John Ratzenberger), gentle-spirited Coach (Nicholas Colasanto), and freelance shrink Frasier Crane (Kelsey Grammer) and you’re all set to raise a glass to the legendary, Emmy Award-winning series.
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Night Court (Prime Video)
Synopsis: Disorder in the court! That’s the order of the day when a parade of zany–and often bizarre–characters passes before unconventional and unpredictable Judge Harry T. Stone (Harry Anderson) in the hilarious comedy Night Court.
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Corner Gas (Prime Video)
Synopsis: Forty kilometres from nowhere and way beyond normal is Corner Gas, an ensemble comedy series about a bunch of nobodies who get up to a whole lot of nothing in the fictional prairie town of Dog River, Saskatchewan.
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Synopsis: Seinfeld stars Jerry Seinfeld as a stand-up comedian whose life in New York City is made even more chaotic by his quirky group of friends who join him in wrestling with life’s most perplexing, yet often trivial questions. Often described as “a show about nothing,” Seinfeld mines the humor in life’s mundane situations like waiting in line, searching for a lost item, or the trials and tribulations of dating. Co-starring are Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Jerry’s ex-girlfriend and current platonic pal, Elaine Benes; Jason Alexander as George Costanza, Jerry’s neurotic hard-luck best friend; and Michael Richards as Jerry’s eccentric neighbor, Kramer.
Spin City (Pluto TV)
Synopsis: Michael J. Fox is New York City’s Deputy Mayor Mike Flaherty in Spin City. One of the slickest, smartest guys in town, he manages the daily problems of the greatest city in the world with confidence and crossed fingers while mitigating the mishaps of Mayor Randall Winston. Abetted by his trusty staff (Richard Kind, MAD ABOUT YOU; Alan Ruck, FERRIS BUELLER?S DAY OFF, Michael Boatman, ARLISS, Connie Britton, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS), Mike juggles the weight of the city’s biggest problems and the endless blunders of the mayor with his own personal crises.
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Superstore (Hulu & Peacock)
Synopsis: “Superstore” is a hilarious workplace comedy about a unique family of employees at big box megastore Cloud 9. At the center is Jonah (Ben Feldman), a passionate optimist always looking out for his co-workers, including the sardonic Garrett (Colton Dunn), the sweet and fun-loving Cheyenne (Nichole Sakura) and the perpetually dismissed Sandra (Kaliko Kauahi). Back in the manager job is Glenn (Mark McKinney), who once again finds himself butting heads with aggressive assistant manager Dina (Lauren Ash), but is now assisted by Mateo (Nico Santos), who’s pretty sure he would be running things by now if it weren’t for his undocumented status.
Black Books (Prime Video & Tubi)
Synopsis: Bernard runs a book shop. Badly. Drunkenly. Grumpily. Manny tries to help run it better, but sort of ends up as Bernard’s, ahem, Manny servant. And then there’s Fran, who pops in… any time… she chooses… day or night… pop, popping in. This got BAFTAs. It’s got Dylan Moran. Bill Bailey. Tamsin Grieg. It’s even got Star Trek’s Simon Pegg. It’s dark. It’s edgy. And they never sell a book.
NewsRadio (Prime Video)
Synopsis: Don’t move the dial! This funny sitcom explores office politics and relationships, through the staff of WNYZ NewsRadio, New York’s number-two news radio station. Meet the micro-managing news director, the ambitious supervising producer, the wacky secretary, the tech-happy electrician, the sniping anchor people, and the station’s eccentric owner.
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30 Rock (Hulu & Peacock)
Synopsis: From the creator and stars of SNL comes this workplace comedy. A brash network executive bullies head writer Liz Lemon into hiring an unstable movie star. A self-obsessed celeb, an arrogant boss, and a sensitive writing staff challenge Lemon to run a successful program without losing her mind.