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The television show Taxi ran from 1978 to 1982 on ABC. During its five year run, it won the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series three times. That is pretty good. I remember it for its cast, which included Andy Kaufman, Tony Danza, Christopher Lloyd , Marilu Henner, Judd Hirsch and, of course, Danny DeVito. Again, that is pretty good. The show's run coincided with my years in middle school and ended when I was a freshmen in high school. So I was pretty young when I watched it with my parents back when we only had three over the air networks, plus PBS. It is one of the few shows I specifically recall watching with my parents as a kid. One particular episode of Taxi really made an impression on me. To this day, I remember how it ended and the harsh lesson it taught. I probably do not remember the details that well, but the ending is vivid. Here is the basic story, as I remember it, some forty years later: One of the cabbies, Bobby Wheeler, was an aspiring actor. Somehow, Bobby made the