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…)
First Aired: February 2, 1978
Gabe announces he's giving up teaching to be a comic. Conclusion of a two-part story written by Kaplan. Julie: Marcia Strassman. Barbarino: John Travolta. Epstein: Robert Hegyes. Washington: Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs.
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