Lazlo’s Clicker: Taxi Brooklyn, Dominion, Young & Hungry and Mystery Girls

If CBS’ Bad Teacher proved the axiom that bad movies make even worse TV shows, then NBC’s Taxi Brooklyn perhaps proves the exception:  bad movies can in fact make, if not good, at least watchable TV shows.

Taxi Brooklyn is based on Luc Besson’s film Taxi, which starred Jimmy Fallon as a somewhat bumbling New York City cop who teams up with a street wise cab driver played by Queen Latifah.  The film was squarely an action comedy in the style of 48 Hours although sadly lacking that picture’s quality or laugh quotient.

Taxi, Taxi Brooklyn, Jimmy Fallon, Queen Latifah

Jimmy Fallon with Queen Latifah: movies weren’t his thing


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