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Funny Quotations from Taxi

"Taxi" is a television sitcom that aired from 1978 to 1982 totalling 114 episodes.. The series won a total of 18 Emmy Awards, including three for Outstanding Comedy Series. The series focuses on the lives of several New York City taxi drivers and their dispatcher. The series starred many now famous actors, such as Danny DeVito, Tony Danza, Christopher Lloyd, and Andy Kaufman.

Below you'll find some great humorous quotes from the series "Taxi".


[Jim is taking his driver's test]
Reverend Jim Ignatowski: Psst. What does a yellow light mean?
Bobby Wheeler: Slow down.
Reverend Jim Ignatowski: OK. What... does... a... yellow... light... mean? Bobby Wheeler: Slow down!
Reverend Jim Ignatowski: OK. Wwwwhhhaaaat dooeesss aaaa yyyeeeellllowwww lllliiiight mmmmeeeannn?
Bobby Wheeler: Slow down!
Reverend Jim Ignatowski: OK. Wwwwwwhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaat dddddddoooooooeeeeeesssssssss aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa yyyyyyyyyyyyyeeeeeeeeeeelllllllllloooooooowwwwwwwww liiiiiiiiiigggggghhhhhtt mmmmmeeeeeeaaaaaan?
[while filling out an application]
Bobby Wheeler: Mental illness or narcotic addiction?
"Reverend Jim" Ignatowski: Now that's a tough choice...
Alex Rieger: One thing about being a cabbie is that you don't have to worry about being fired from a good job.
Louie De Palma: Whenever I hear the word "marriage," I say, "Check, please!"
Louie De Palma: Do you know what the difference is between people like you and people like me, Nardo?
Alex Rieger: Yeah, two million years of evolution.
"Reverend" Jim Ignatowski: If you find yourself in a confusing situation, simply laugh knowingly and walk away.
Alex Rieger: I'm not really a cab driver. I'm just waiting for something better to come along. You know, like death.
Alex Rieger: Jim, when are you finally going to have some pride and stand up for yourself?
"Reverend" Jim Ignatowski: August!
"Reverend" Jim Ignatowski: [on boxing] The ability to witness two men stand toe to toe in the spirit of sportsmanship and pummel each other into insensibility is what separates us from the animals.
"Reverend" Jim Ignatowski: Yeah, I did some drugs, though probably not as many as you think. How many drugs do you think I did?
Elaine Nardo: A lot.
"Reverend" Jim Ignatowski: Wow! Right on the nose!
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