Everything WKRP in city (1978-82) did wrong, Taxi (1978-83) did right. It was a hip, municipality workplace series, equal WKRP, leave out that it followed the adventures of the employees at the Sunshine Cab companionship in New York. A cab companionship doesn't lend itself to shirtless shots, but the producers forever open some way to get Tony's wear off -- usually at the gym or a boxing match during his off hours. When Elaine is stiffed by a fare, she threatens to retaliate by accusive him of attempted rape, until he announces that he's the chairman of the Gay Alliance. Alex (Judd Hirsch) was the only professed cabbie; the others were retributive travelling a cab until their Big Dreams came true: Elaine (Marilu Henner), art; Tony (Tony Danza), boxing; and officer (Jeff Conaway), acting. During the early 1980s, his shirtless shots became a mainstay of the young magazines. Tony and policeman became so indivisible that smooth teenagers in the Midwest, barely heedful that gay people existed, detected their subtext. A 1980 film called "Elaine's Strange Triangle" sounds like it intention be homophobic, but when Elaine's boyfriend gets a crush on Tony, Tony handles the "problem" with tact, nonchalance, and an stark lack of homophobic panic. In spite of his pro-gay character, and his gay tv son (Danny Pintauro from Who's the Boss), Tony Danza has transform quite an homophobic.