Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979) ~~ Comedy ~~ A compassionate teacher returns to his inner city high school of his youth to teach a new generation of trouble making kids---I love this show

Welcome Back, Kotter is an American television sitcom starring Gabe Kaplan and featuring a young John Travolta. Videotaped in front of a live studio audience, it originally aired on the ABC network from September to June 1979

John Travolta, Welcome Back Kotter (1975-1979) ) - Starring Gabe Kaplan, John Travolta, Ron Palillo, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Robert Hegyes, Marcia Strassman, and John Sylvester White. Filmed in front of a live television audience. Comedy about a group of high school students known as “The Sweathogs” who tend to get in trouble often. Their teacher, Mr. Kotter, has a soft spot for these kids because he too, grew up in the city.

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1976 Topps Welcome Back Kotter #1 Up your nose with a rubber hose! Front

John Travolta, Welcome Back Kotter Trading Card, "Up your nose with a rubber hose!

MAD Magazine Welcome Back Kotter Issue.....

March 1977 issue of Mad Magazine, lampooning Welcome Back Kotter. Up your nose with a rubber hose!

A promo photo (from 1975?) of the Sweathogs (from Welcome Back Kotter) on the set of Barney Miller taken at ABC Television Center in L.A. L-to-R: Hal Linden, John Travolta, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Ron Palillo, Robert Hegyes, Abe Vigoda.

Welcome Back Kotter ~ The SweatHogs with Barney Miller and Fish (Abe Vigoda)

R.I.P. Ron Palillo (1949-2012) He played Arnold Dingfelder Horshack on the 1970s comedy "Welcome Back, Kotter."

Ron Palillo He played Arnold Dingfelder Horshack on the comedy "Welcome Back, Kotter."/ I met Ron Palillo at a pop culture convention, and he autographed a children's book he had illustrated. I was sorry to hear he passed away.

The Sweathogs from "Welcome back Kotter" I loved loved that show; Vinny Barbarino!!!  1970's

The Sweat Hogs from Welcome Back, Kotter (clockwise from the top): John Travolta as Vinnie Barbarino, Robert Hegyes as Juan Epstein, Ron Palillo as Arnold Horshack, and Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs as Freddie "Boom Boom" Washington

Welcome Back Kotter, cards.

Welcome Back Kotter, cards.