- First broadcast 20070417 (Radio 4)
- First repeated 20070707
With its haunting music and credits depicting an endless journey across the Brooklyn Bridge, Taxi was never the most conventional of TV sitcoms.
But it brought together a collection of writers and performers who went on to be extremely influential in the worlds of film, TV and even opera.
And yet, for all its influence, it's never really been afforded the reputation it deserves.
Stephen Merchant tells the story of show.
Featuring original interviews with former cast members, director James Burrows and sitcom writer Rob Long, and a plethora of clips, Taxi For Mr Merchant is an insight into the history of the American sitcom.