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 9 The Barbarino Blues

First Aired: November 4, 1978

Barbarino's ego suffers when a girl he wants to break up with beats him to it. John Travolta. Sally: Linda McCullough. Beau: Stephen Shortridge. Epstein: Robert Hegyes. Horshack: Ron Palillo. Washington: Lawrence-Hilton Jacob.

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