The Most Hilarious Tax Day TV Episodes


The tax man waits for nobody — not you, not your neighbors, and never even a few of your favourite TV characters. Now that the deadline to pay Uncle Sam is nearly right here, you’ll be able to rejoice (or medicate?) by watching these acquainted faces crunch the numbers.

Listed below are a few of the greatest Tax Day-themed TV episodes ever.

The Dick Van Dyke Present: “Your Residence Candy Residence Is My Residence” (Season 4, Episode 24)

It’s tax time for TV author Rob Petrie (Dick Van Dyke), and his mystified accountant desires to know why he offers his buddy Jerry (Jerry Paris) a verify for $37.50 yearly. The hilariously detailed reply (in flashback) entails then-pregnant spouse Laura (Mary Tyler Moore), actual property, and one gargantuan rock.

Watch it on: Amazon Prime Video, Peacock, Plex, The Roku Channel, Tubi

The Odd Couple: “The Ides of April” (Season 3, Episode 16)

Throughout a trivial go to to the IRS, early chicken January 2 filer Felix Unger (Tony Randall) lets slip that his roommate Oscar Madison (Jack Klugman) is lax about his taxes. You don’t want an MBA to determine what occurs subsequent. At the very least matted divorcé Oscar learns alimony counts as a deductible!

Watch it on: Paramount+, Pluto TV

Magnum, P.I.: “Dying and Taxes” (Season 7, Episode 6)

What will get Hawaii non-public detective Thomas Magnum (Tom Selleck) actually sizzling and bothered? Getting ready for an audit over the Fourth of July weekend. Properly, that and the kook who retains calling to pose nursery rhyme riddles concerning the murders he’s planning.

Watch it on: On-demand streaming providers

Roseanne: “April Idiot’s Day” (Season 2, Episode 22)

Uncle Sam is ready—and a befuddled Roseanne (Roseanne Barr) and Dan (John Goodman) are procrastinating. They find yourself on the IRS, the place Roseanne calls a staffer a “pencil-pushing geek.” On the episode’s finish, Goodman himself breaks the fourth wall to guarantee viewers he’s a tax-paying citizen who respects the federal government.

Watch it on: Peacock

Seinfeld: “The Reality” (Season 3, Episode 2)

Hmmm, possibly comic Jerry (Jerry Seinfeld) shouldn’t have donated 50 bucks to that Volcano Reduction Fund to impress gal pal Elaine (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) on their first date. The charity was a fraud, so he’s being audited. Serenity now!

Watch it on: Netflix


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