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 22 What Goes Up

First Aired: February 9, 1978

Recovering from a basketball injury, Washington gets hooked on pills. Gabriel Kaplan. Epstein: Robert Hegyes. Barbarino: John Travolta. Angie: Melonie Haller. Horshack: Ron Palillo.

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