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Welcome Back, Kotter Season 2 Episodes

Season 2 Episode Guide

23 Episodes 1976 - 1977

Episode 1

Career Day

Thu, Sep 23, 1976 30 mins

On student-career day, it's Kotter who is forced to consider the future when he's offered a position in Chicago. Gabe: Gabriel Kaplan. Julie: Marcia Strassman. Mr. Takahashi: Pat Morita.

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Episode 2

Inherit the Halibut

Thu, Sep 30, 1976 30 mins

Kotter's students stage a mock trial to try Washington on charges of pilfering the class fund. Horshack: Ron Palillo. Epstein: Robert Hegyes. Washington: Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs. Barbarino: John Travolta.

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Episode 3

Sweatside Story

Thu, Oct 7, 1976 30 mins

The sweathogs attempt to preserve their reputation with a rival gang. Gabriel Kaplan. Woodman: John Sylvester White. Barbarino: John Travolta. Epstein: Robert Hegyes. Horshack: Ron Palillo.

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Episode 4

The Fight

Thu, Oct 21, 1976 30 mins

The feud between Barbarino and Washington (Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs) puts all the sweathogs at war. Gabriel Kaplan, Marcia Strassman. Horshack: Ron Palillo. Epstein: Robert Hegyes.

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Episode 5

The Museum

Thu, Oct 28, 1976 30 mins

During a museum trip, Gabe and his class are locked in an Egyptian tomb. Gabriel Kaplan, Marcia Strassman. Gore: John Astin. Horshack: Ron Palillo. Epstein: Robert Hegyes. Barbarino: John Travolta.

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Episode 6

Gabe Under Pressure

Thu, Nov 4, 1976 30 mins

Doctor-dreading Gabe is on pins and needles about an upcoming physical exam. Julie: Marcia Strassman. Barbarino: John Travolta. Horshack: Ron Palillo. Miss Matusak: Carol Androsky.

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Episode 7

Sweathog, Nebraska Style

Thu, Nov 11, 1976 30 mins

The Kotters play host to Julie's runaway sister, a farm girl who develops a crush on Epstein (Robert Hegyes). Gabriel Kaplan. Jenny: Susan Pratt. Julie: Marcia Strassman. Woodman: John Sylvester White.

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Episode 8

Sadie Hawkins Day

Thu, Nov 18, 1976 30 mins

Barbarino panics as the Sadie Hawkins dance approaches and he's yet to be invited. Gabriel Kaplan. Woodman: John Sylvester White. Horshack: Ron Palillo. Washington: Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs.

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Episode 9

Hello, Ms. Chips

Thu, Dec 2, 1976 30 mins

The sweathogs give Gabe's student teacher second thoughts about her chosen career. Gabriel Kaplan. Ms. Wright: Valerie Curtin. Woodman: John Sylvester White. Epstein: Robert Hegyes. Barbarino: John Travolta. Horshack: Ron Palillo.

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Episode 10

Horshack vs. Carvelli

Thu, Dec 9, 1976 30 mins

To prove his manliness, mousy Horshack boxes Killer Carvelli (Charles Fleischer). Gabriel Kaplan. Woodman: John Sylvester White. Washington: Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs. Barbarino: John Travolta.

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Episode 11

Sweathog Clinic for the Cure of Smoking

Thu, Dec 16, 1976 30 mins

Gabe sets up a classroom clinic to convince Epstein of the dangers of smoking. Horshack: Ron Palillo. Barbarino: John Travolta. Washington: Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs.

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Episode 12

Hark, the Sweatkings

Thu, Dec 23, 1976 30 mins

The Christmas spirit moves the sweathogs to help rehabilitate the schoolyard wino. Gabriel Kaplan. Angie: Stephan Gazzo. Washington: Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs. Barbarino: John Travolta. Epstein: Robert Hegyes.

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Episode 13

Love Story

Thu, Dec 30, 1976 30 mins

Epstein's kid sister is the object of the affections of both Barbarino and Horshack. Carmen: Lisa Mordente. Judy: Helaine Lembeck. Epstein: Robert Hegyes. Gabe: Gabriel Kaplan.

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Episode 14

Caruso's Way

Thu, Jan 6, 1977 30 mins

Barbarino plots revenge after a gym teacher slaps his face. Gabriel Kaplan. Woodman: John Sylvester White. Horshack: Ron Palillo. Epstein: Robert Hegyes. Washington: Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs.

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Episode 15

Sweatgate Scandal

Thu, Jan 13, 1977 30 mins

Barbarino and Epstein investigate a break-in of the principal's office. Gabriel Kaplan. Woodman: John Sylvester White. Judy: Helaine Lembeck. Washington: Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs.

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Episode 16

Kotter and Son

Thu, Jan 20, 1977 30 mins

Gabe's visiting father wants his son to quit teaching and take over his souvenir business in Florida. Gabriel Kaplan. Julie: Marcia Strassman. Barbarino: John Travolta. Horshack: Ron Palillo. Washington: Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs.

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Episode 17

Chicken a la Kotter

Thu, Jan 27, 1977 30 mins

Gabe's new job at a fast-food outfit calls for a giant chicken costume. Gabriel Kaplan, Marcia Strassman. Barbarino: John Travolta. Epstein: Robert Hegyes. Repairman: Stephen Pearlman. Woodman: John Sylvester White.

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Episode 18

Has Anyone Seen Arnold?

Thu, Feb 3, 1977 30 mins

Horshack agrees to play Cyrano de Bergerac in a contest, but he stomps out of rehearsals when the sweathogs tease him. First of two parts. Gabriel Kaplan. Ma: Ellen Travolta. Uncle Harry: Nate Esformes. Manny: Dean Solomon.

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Episode 19

There Goes Number 5

Thu, Feb 3, 1977 30 mins

Conclusion. Horshack plans to take over as head of the household when his fifth father dies. Kotter: Gabriel Kaplan. Ma: Ellen Travolta. Barbarino: John Travolta. Epstein: Robert Hegyes.

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Episode 20

The Littlest Sweathog

Thu, Feb 10, 1977 30 mins

Julie is less delighted than Gabe at her pregnancy. Gabriel Kaplan, Marcia Strassman. Barbarino: John Travolta. Epstein: Robert Hegyes. Horshack: Ron Palillo. Woodman: John Sylvester White.

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Episode 21

Radio Free Freddie

Thu, Feb 17, 1977 30 mins

His radio personality earns Washington fame, but also the reputation of being an egoist. Gabriel Kaplan. Washington: Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs. Wally: George Carlin. Barbarino: John Travolta. Epstein: Robert Hegyes.

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Episode 22

I'm Having Their Baby

Thu, Feb 24, 1977 30 mins

A pregnant Julie is driven wild by the sweathogs' efforts to cheer her while Gabe is away. Barbarino: John Travolta. Horshack: Ron Palillo. Washington: Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs. Epstein: Robert Hegyes.

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Episode 23

I Wonder Who's Kissing Gabe Now?

Thu, Mar 3, 1977 30 mins

After class, a young art teacher demonstrates her designs on Gabe, while an eavesdropping Epstein imagines the worst. Julie: Marcia Strassman. Paula: Denise Galik. Barbarino: John Travolta. Horshack: Ron Palillo.

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