Welcome Back, Kotter

  • 1975
  • TV Show
  • None

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 was the show's cocreator. The theme song, written and performed by John Sebastian, topped the char (more…)

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Season 1, Episode 12 California Dreamin'

First Aired: December 2, 1975

Kotter's students are lovestruck over their new classmate, but the girl only has eyes for Gabe (Gabriel Kaplan). Julie: Marcia Strassman. Barbarino: John Travolta. Epstein: Robert Hegyes.

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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)

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