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 2, Episode 11 Sweathog Clinic for the Cure of Smoking

First Aired: December 16, 1976

Gabe sets up a classroom clinic to convince Epstein of the dangers of smoking. Horshack: Ron Palillo. Barbarino: John Travolta. 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)

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