The worst holiday TV episodes

The worst holiday TV episodes

There are 3 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Dec 9, 2008, titled The worst holiday TV episodes. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

"Taxi," 1978 First of all, no Andy Kaufman as Latka, who must have been boycotting because the plot was so lame.

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Andy Kaufman

Marysville, OH

#1 Dec 10, 2008
This was the episode that was supposed to star Tony Clifton as Louie's brother. They changed actors midway through. It was specifically written for Tony (who is currently on tour)
Sandra

Burbank, CA

#2 Dec 10, 2012
They changed actors midway though. Tony Clifton had his own paychecks, his own contract, even though he wss being played by Andy. "Clifton" showed up with two prostitutes, one on each knee. He was fired, When he was fired, he would not leave, he had to be thrown out. That's why they changed actors in the middle.

Of course, this did not effect Andy's contract as Latka.
Sandra

Burbank, CA

#3 Dec 10, 2012
God Bless his sweet and insane soul. He was a crazy blessing to the world.

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