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 19 The Gang Show

First Aired: March 17, 1979

Epstein and Washington (Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs) enter the school talent show, unaware that the judging has been fixed by another contestant. Beau: Stephen Shortridge. Della: Della Reese. Carvelli: Charles Fleischer.

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