Welcome Back, Kotter

1975, TV Show

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Welcome Back, Kotter Star Marcia Strassman Dies at 66

Marcia Strassman, who played Julie Kotter on Welcome Back, Kotter, diedFriday at her home in Los Angeles after battling breast cancer, according toThe Hollywood Reporter.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 6/8/1979

Season 4, Episode 23
Teacher Gabe Kotter (Gabe Kaplan) returns to his former high school, teaching the remedial class--of which he had been a member--known at the "sweathogs."

Paid | iTunes Aired: 6/8/1979

Season 4, Episode 21
Epstein goes to interview for a new job and discovers that it's already been taken -- by Washington.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 6/1/1979

Season 4, Episode 20
Beau's sweet-talking to Mr. Woodman backfires when the guys accuse him of bad-mouthing them.

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Paid | iTunes Aired: 3/3/1979

Season 4, Episode 17
Epstein is assigned to the school paper and changes it from a dull, lifeless weekly to a gossipy, sensationalist money-maker -- almost losing his friends in the process.

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Welcome Back, Kotter Star Marcia Strassman Dies at 66

Marcia Strassman, who played Julie Kotter on Welcome Back, Kotter, diedFriday at her home in Los Angeles after battling breast cancer, according toThe Hollywood Reporter.

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Welcome Back, Kotter's Ron Palillo Dies at 63

Ron Palillo, best known as Arnold Horshack on Welcome Back, Kotter, has died, according to CNN. He was 63.

Palillo died of a heart attack in his Palm Beach, Fla., home, early Tuesday, his agent Scott Stander confirmed.

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Report: Second Masseur Joins Lawsuit Against John Travolta

A second individual has joined the lawsuit against John Travolta that was filed Friday in California, Radar reports. read more

John Travolta Sued for Assault and Sexual Battery; Calls Suit "Complete Fiction"

John Travolta has been sued for assault and sexual battery by a masseur who claims that the actor tried to have sex with him after hiring him for a massage, E! News reports.

The lawsuit, filed in Federal Court and obtained by the website, says that Travolta stripped down in front of the masseur and... read more

Welcome Back, Kotter's Robert Hegyes, Who Played Epstein, Dies

Robert Hegyes, best known for playing Juan Epstein on Welcome Back, Kotter, died Thursday from an apparent heart attack, The Star-Ledger reports. He was 60.

A New Jersey native, Hegyes studied speech and theater at Rowan University (where he taught later in his career) before finding stage work in New York both on and off Broadway.  In 1975, Hegyes was cast on... read more

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Premiered: September 09, 1975, on ABC
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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 was the show's cocreator. The theme song, written and performed by John Sebastian, topped the charts in 1976. The series was a star-making vehicle for John Travolta, who, during its run, did `Saturday Night Fever' and `Grease.'

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