George & Wanda - Pet
goldfish featured on episode No. 15: "Friends" aired
January 30, 1979 on the situation comedy TAXI/ABC/NBC/1978-83.
George & Wanda
Wanda were owned by Tony Banta (Tony Danza), a New York City
taxi driver and part-time boxer. When Tony went out of town for
a prize fight,
he left his pet fish in the care of his friend and fellow cab
driver, Bobby Wheeler (Jeff Conaway).
Bobby forgot to feed the fish and they died. Realizing his
mistake, Bobby tried to buy replacement fish in hopes of fooling
Tony. They did not. The death of the fish almost destroyed their
friendship, but Tony eventually forgave Bobby for his
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