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139,392. You know who I felt sorry for in the Pandemic. Black cab drivers, furloughed on 80% of the nine grand a year that they declare. Frankie Boyle’s New World Order s5e1, BBC 2021
113,173. Not all taxicabs in Prague are playing by the same rules. (Czech & Taxi & Nightclub) Scam City s1e2: Prague
18,715. Be very careful about taxis in this city. (Gangs: Mexico & Mexico & Taxi) Scam City s2e2: Mexico City
18,716. Express kidnapping carried out by bogus taxi drivers. (Gangs: Mexico & Mexico & Taxi & Kidnap) ibid.
113,249. They call it longhauling: when the taxis take unsuspecting tourists on the scenic route. (Las Vegas & Taxi) Scam City s1e9: Las Vegas
20,735. He fell from up there on the motherfucking cab. Shit. I think he’s dead. (GBH Films & Taxi & Fall & Los Angeles & Gangs US: Los Angeles & Assassination) Collateral 2004 starring Tom Cruise & Jamie Foxx & Jason Statham & Jada Pinkett Smith & Mark Ruffalo & Peter Berg & Bruce McGill & Irma P Hall & Barry Shabaka Henley & Richard T Jones et al, director Michael Mann, cab driver
20,736. I can’t drive you around while you’re killing people, man. (GBH Films & Taxi & Los Angeles & Gangs US: Los Angeles & Assassination) ibid.
20,737. Foxx: What are you?
Cruise: Indifferent. (GBH Films & Taxi & Los Angeles & Gangs US: Los Angeles & Assassination) ibid.
20,738. I do this for a living. (GBH Films & Job & Los Angeles & Gangs US: Los Angeles & Assassination) ibid.
53,708. Hello, Bab’s cabs. (Town & Comedy & Taxi) The League of Gentlemen: Love Comes To Royston Vasey s1e5, Bab
90,587. I want to be a taxi driver ... The boys always called me Pint Pot. Carry on Cabby 1963 starring Hattie Jacques & Sid James & Kenneth Connor & Charles Hawtrey & Esma Cannon & Liz Fraser & Bill Owen & Judith Furse & Jim Dale & Milo O'Shea Cyril Chamberlain & Amanda Barrie et al, director Gerald Thomas
90,588. The first thing that strikes a visitor to Paris is a taxi. (Taxi & Paris) Fred Allen
95,084. A tax-car whore out at Iver
Would do the round trip for a fiver
– Quite reasonable, too,
For a sightsee, a screw,
And a ten-shilling tip to the driver. (Limerick & Taxi) Victor Gray
96,219. The taxi wars: the Californian tech giant trying to take over our streets. And the cabbies fight back. Tonight: The Secrets of the Taxi Wars
96,220. There are 20,000 Uber cabs in London alone. ibid.
98,573. There are thirteen and a half thousand yellow cabs on the streets of New York. (New York & Taxi) New York: America's Busiest City, BBC 2016
105,051. For 350 years the black cab has been a British institution. But with the rise of sat navs and minicabs including Uber now outnumbering black cabs four to one, what is it that sets the cabbie apart fromt he rest? To join the cabbie’s exclusive ranks candidates must pass one of the hardest exams in the world – the Knowledge of London. Every year 7,000 men and women take on the challenge taking an average of four years to pass this extraordinary test. Only 30 survive to the end. Every single one of the capital’s 25,000 streets and 100,000 landmarks must be learned in a remarkable fear of memory. (Taxi & London) The Knowledge: The World’s Toughest Taxi Test, Channel 4 2017
105,052. Anyone can apply to be a cabbie. (Taxi & London) ibid.
138,612. While moonlighting in Bournemouth John Warboys was perfecting a method of spiking drinks he offered to women he picked up in his black cab. The desired effect of the drugged cocktail was to incapacitate them. (Rape & Taxi) Predator: Catching the Black Cab Rapist, Channel 5 2021
138,613. Serial rapist John Warboys assaulted over 100 women in the back of his black cab. After the rape of the student in July 2007 Warboys began to keep a diary in which he wrote a defence to use if he was ever questioned again. In his home were almost 200 pages of densely written notes centred around his attack on the student. (Rape & Taxi) ibid.