SNL Transcripts: Danny DeVito: 05/15/82: “Taxi” Finale

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  Season 7: Episode 19

81s: Danny DeVito / Sparks

“Taxi” Finale

Louie DePalma…..Danny DeVito

[ Music Open: “Taxi Theme” ] [ open on taxi cab driving across Brooklyn Bridge, facing camera ] [ camera pans left to view New York City skyline behind bridge ] [ dissolve to camera looking out front window of cab, to view the street ] [ camera pans right to show ABC Building coming into view ] [ cab slows down; ABC symbol statue positioned outside passenger window ] [ fade to black ] [ open on medium shot, cab passenger door open, Louie DePalma sitting in agony ] [ face straining, Louie looks towards ABC building and shakes his head, trying to convince himself not to do what he had planned ] [ his mind made up, Louie picks up a remote control device and slams his finger against the button ] [ cut to side of ABC Building being torn apart by explosion caused by Louie ] [ cut to close-up, Louie, smiling maliciously ] [ screen shifts to medium shot, Louie stands up, raises leg and extends arm in typical Louie DePalma victory stance ] [ scene freezes, fades to black ]

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