Season 1, Episode 1 The Great Debate
First Aired: September 9, 1975
Gabe's class of underachievers receive a challenge to a formal debate. Gabe: Gabriel Kaplan. Julie: Marcia Strassman. Barbarino: John Travolta. Epstein: Robert Hegyes. Washington: Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs.
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- Premiered: September 9, 1975
- Rating: None
- Premise: An Emmy-nominated hit about a high-school teacher who returns to his Brooklyn alma mater, James Buchanan High, and is saddled with a class of misfits known as the Sweathogs. The series was based on the real-life experiences and stand-up of Gabe Kaplan, who… (more)