Welcome Back, Kotter

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…)

Season 3, Episode 11 Barbarino in Love

First Aired: November 10, 1977

At the state talent contest, Barbarino tries to charm a rival contestant. Second of two parts. Gabriel Kaplan. Epstein: Robert Hegyes. Washington: Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs. Horshack: Ron Palillo.

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