Coming courtesy confirmed contestants! :
1. No, no, it’s not rigged... buta quote: 'hot sh*t was it a fun time!'...
2. Some NY players were pre-screened...
...via a come-on for a 'NYC travel show'.3. Your check, not cash, arrives weeks later. Sorry.
4. host Ben Bailey is actually a comedian... but
5. He has taken and passed the NYC cabbie exam.
6. If you lose, you get the t-shirt above.
7. In 'real' pickups, they stop the cab, explain rules.
8. You can't reveal if you won before your ep airs.
9. There are many Cash Cabs, in 20+ countries.
(chilly Calgary CA could be CCCCCab!.. ;-)10. A production van follows CCab. In NY its white.
... I bet !
these tidbits from Reddit, & wiki, &: