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 4, Episode 12 A Little Fright Music

First Aired: December 2, 1978

A singer wants to record Washington's disco version of the school song. Gabriel Kaplan. J. Hamton-Hamton: Sip Culler. Julie: Marcia Strassman. Washington: Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs. Beau: Stephen Shortridge.

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