Welcome Back, Kotter 1 Season 1976
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1. Basket Case Freddie won't bother taking a test, convinced that he will become an NBA star. Mr. Kotter challenges him to a one-on-one game to prove that he really needs to complete his education.
2. Welcome Back (Pilot) Mr. Kotter returns to his alma mater to teach the Sweathogs, a group of remedial students. At first the students don't want to have anything to do with him until they find out he was once a Sweathog himself.
3. One Flu Over the Cuckoo's Nest When the flu epidemic sweeps through Buchanan, the 'enriched' students are put with the Sweathogs, creating a learning problem for Gabe's Sweathogs.
4. Father Vinnie Barbarino honors his dying grandmother's request for him to become a priest.
5. Inherit The Halibut When the Sweathogs' treasury money is stolen, all fingers point to Washington who has just purchased a new bike.
6. The Museum Gabe takes the Sweathogs on a field trip to a museum, only to become locked in a tomb with a mummy for the night. John Astin guest stars.
7. I Wonder Who's Kissing Gabe Now Epstein spies a sexy art teacher kiss Kotter and assumes that Kotter is cheating on Julie.
8. A Sweathog Christmas Special Merriment, mistletoe and menorahs are the beginnings of a Merry Christmas celebration with the Sweathogs and Gabe and Julie Kotter.
9. Epstein's Term Paper The sweathogs purchase term papers from a couple of local hoods. Kotter recognizes Epstein's paper as one he himself had handed in years ago.
10. There's No Business Part 1 The Sweathogs convince Gabe to audition at a local hot spot, never expecting him to succeed, but after Mr. Charnoff a slick agent gets through with him, it's goodbye teacher, hello show biz. First of a two-part episode.
11. There's No Business Part 2 Kotter is a success at being a comedian but it is putting a strain on his marriage and his relationship with the Sweathogs. Second of a two-part episode.
12. Once Upon a Ledge A new girl at Buchanan High contemplates suicide after having a hard time making friends.
13. Bride and Gloom Barbarino's wedding is coming up very soon and he's getting cold feet.
14. The Sweet Smell of Success Epstein is assigned to the school paper and changes it from a dull, lifeless weekly to a gossipy, sensationalist money-maker -- almost losing his friends in the process.
15. I'm Ok, But You're Not Beau's sweet-talking to Mr. Woodman backfires when the guys accuse him of bad-mouthing them.
16. The Breadwinners Epstein goes to interview for a new job and discovers that it's already been taken -- by Washington.
|Starring||Gabe Kaplan, Marcia Strassman|
|Supporting actors||John Sylvester White, Robert Hegyes, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Ron Palillo, John Travolta, Dennis Bowen, Helaine Lembeck|
|Producers||James Komack, Alan Sacks|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
Great to relive all my memories. What an excellent TV series. Please see John Travolta before he was cool so many years ago. Not your usual rom com. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Carlos Novela
Love the blast from the past. Something that brings me joy and laughter. Clean show without all the bad language and nudity.Published 5 days ago by Lisa
Wonderful storyline. I use this episode in Health class. The Sweathogs do a wonderful job of showing empathy & support to help a classmate experiencing alienation.Published 9 days ago by Jeff Tysinger
Welcomeback Kotter got better as time went on. It hadn't reached it's stride the first season. I loved the series but in season 1 it needed .....seasoning. :)Published 23 days ago by Suzanne Giannini
Absolutely exceeded my expectation. This was gift for a dear friend and I don't think he has stopped playing I yet 2 weeks laterPublished 1 month ago by Rick Haynes