Friday, September 9, 2016

TV Quote of the Day (‘Taxi,’ With a Late ‘70s NYC Snapshot)

Mrs. Greta Gravas (Latka’s attractive widowed mother, played by Susan Kellerman): “Hear much about New York City. Many things want to see.”

Alex Reiger (played by Judd Hirsch): “Yeah, like what?”

Mrs. Gravas: “Garbage strike, blackout, urban blight.”

Alex: “I'll find out when the next tour is.”

Mrs. Gravas: “Also want to see Yankee Dog Stadium.”—Taxi, Season 1, Episode 19, “Mama Gravas,” original air date Feb 27, 1979, teleplay by Glen and Les Charles, directed by James Burrows

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