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Welcome Back, Kotter (–) was an American sitcom, airing on ABC, about Sweathog Christmas Special ; Sweatwork ; Meet. 18 facts you never knew about Welcome Back, Kotter - the 's hit TV series with our favorite group of wise cracking, yet lovable, students: the Sweathogs! . to meet President Jimmy Carter who said, “And when you go back to California. The Welcome Back, Kotter flashback episode. During the party, Kotter and the Sweathogs reflect back on all the good times they had over the first two seasons reminiscing about his first meeting with the Sweathogs in footage from the pilot .
It's boring being perfect. It's boring being rich. I have five boring bedrooms. Am I included in those five boring bedrooms?
Mary Frances, no one has a headache for seven years! I have a bad case of Lyle Flannigan. When did you first notice that something was wrong with your Flannigan? My momma's got it, you dig? Didn't she sign it? She just took it in her left hand, and then she hit me upside my head with her right. See, man, and then, and then, she threw a chair at me.
And then she tried to cave my back in with a TV set! All right, all right, have your father sign it. He's the one with the bad temper! You know, Vinnie, you're so low, you could crawl under a pregnant ant! That's a good one, Vinnie. Well, listen, Blimpo, you better watch yourself, or I'll let the air out of your dress. Hey, Judy, I understand there's three kids in your family Barbarino, I understand when you was born, they took one look at your face and then they turned you over and said, "Hey, look, twins.
What's your first name? Well, uh, let the sunshine in, darlin'! Didn't we live together in another life? Yeah, maybe one day he'll disappear.
Has it occurred to any of you that by trying to help Horshack, you're hurting him? You're not giving him a chance to prove himself outside the Sweathogs. You gotta let him try and make new friends.
Something wrong with his old friends? Yeah, you couldn't give friends like us away. You got a point there, Epstein. The Longest Weekend [1. I happen to know this girl. She's a little too, uh, old for me. But believe me, she's ready to trot!
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Then take her out to Yonkers Raceway. Well, you had your little fun, now, Arnold. Now you're gonna fold, right? Ep-stine, I think it's high time I made a stand! I got my own idea of what God is like: I know he's a sharp dresser, and he's good-looking, and of course he's Italian. Well, if you ask me, all that stuff about harps is a lot of jive. God is backed up by a jazz rhythm section. He got a piano, a bass guitar, and a drummer with a good right foot.
Haven't you noticed you're wearing a green plastic bag? I'm disguised as a green bean. Follow The Leader 1 [1. And you are the head cuckoo! You're the leader of the Sweathogs, right? Am I the leader of the Sweathogs? Is a bear Catholic? Does the Pope live in the woods? Follow The Leader 2 [1. Epstein, what are the advantages of the two-party system? Oh, that's an easy one. In the two-party system, you get to go to two kinds of parties A woman is a sometime thing.
She'll take your heart and give it a fling. But when true love runs off its course Then she'll sue you for divorce. Epstein, I Presume [1. All right, Epstein, come on. Let's have it so we can get to work. One of your famous notes that'll read something like, 'Please excuse Juan for being late. He was kidnapped by the jet set and left tied up on a lawn in Hyannis Port. Epstein just doesn't have the numbers!
I have no other answer for him! Well, I have an answer for you, lady—up your nose with your computer hose! And twice as far with a chocolate bar! What would have happened if George Washington quit, huh? If Abraham Lincoln quit? What would have happened if Murray Cornfeld quit? I ain't never heard of no Murray Cornfeld!
You know why you never heard of him? They pretend to be students; he pretends to be a teacher. Hey, I got an idea, listen to this. It's about time we get bettin' off the streets, into the school here, where it belongs! I'll lay you that'll never happen. I'll take that bet. Julie, baby, did I ever tell you about my uncle Ben? Did he make rice? Kotter Makes Good [1.
An integer is a counting number. If the sequence is 1,2; 2,3; 3,4; etc. It's apparent to who? So find the value of 'X'? You guys can't do things like this. It's against the law. It's five to ten! Hey, besides, we tend to think of it as Kotter, prayer is good for you. Oh, I know that, Vinnie, I know. I prayed all morning, the whole time I was on the subway comin' to work. I prayed that we'd get to my stop before the two guys who were kickin' the conductor noticed me.
Yeah, and Freddie was the best one who read for the part. But, me and Horshack, see, we're still up for dwarfs. Guess who's gonna play Dopey? If I was casting, I'd have a rough time choosing. We're gonna take all this money, we're gonna put it in the bank. We're gonna all be typhoons. Epstein, take the stand.
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This court does not recognize notes from your mother. Enough of this lip service here. I came here for some action! Who's the first guy that wants to lose control of his face?
Who is that guy? This is a tough school. That's the oldest punk I ever saw. I'm not a punk; I'm the vice principal. Okay now, watchin' a fight I ain't in— It makes me nervous.
I ain't gonna hurt any old relics. I went to a wax museum once. I saw Raquel Welch. You know that that wax comes right off in your hands? Next time wear gloves. Gabe Under Pressure [2. Kotter, Juan Epstein was late because he was in conference with me.
I know the man's handwriting. This note is legitimate! Well, in baseball, it's called a change-up, you know? Keeps the hitter guessin'! A fine young lady like you doesn't belong with Sweathogs. In your horn with an ear of corn! You can't go to Nebraska! They won't let you past Philadelphia without a passport! Sadie Hawkins Day [2. I had to decide whether or not I was gonna let junk food rule my life.
Well, what'd you do? I went cold turkey. For five days, instead of junk food, I ate nothin' but cold turkey! I mean, when you got nine brothers and sisters like I got, the only time you get to use the bathroom by yourself is on your birthday! Hark, the Sweatkings [2. Now, now, now, Juan, you hot-blooded young turk! I'm a Puerto Rican Jew! Your blood is hot.
Newspapers mold people's minds. Who wants to make a moldy mind? Kotter and Son [2. He picks up the bowl of bones and gives his guess. Uh, four hundred and fifty, uh, Captain Chicken. It sounds like him, but it couldn't be. Balladeer Other Kotter stars capitalized on the show's fame to release songs, too. In the Name of Love" on the tune, and, he told Jet magazine inhe later sang background vocals on Rick James's signature hit "Super Freak. Not only did his theme song, "Welcome Back," hit No.
Kotter was the original title, but after Sebastian wrote the theme to so perfectly mirror Mr. Kotter's relationship with his students, producers changed the series title to Welcome Back, Kotter. Everybody Loves Kotter Casting almosts: The show's debut season — which was nominated for the Outstanding Comedy Series Emmy — was such an immediate hit with younger viewers that a plethora of Welcome Back, Kotter merchandise hit stores, including lunchboxes, a DC Comics comic book series, trading cards, coloring books, record players, Sweathog Halloween costumes, board games, jewelry, and even Sweathog action figures and a Mr.
The POTUS Loves the Sweathogs Ron Palillo told People magazine that the show was so popular, he was asked not to visit Disneyland, because park officials were concerned that they couldn't provide him with enough security.
Meanwhile, Kaplan was invited to visit the White House inwhere he learned that President Jimmy Carter was also a fan of the show. Which Sweathog Was a Dropout?
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The Sweathogs and education: Palillo and Robert Hegyes, who played Epstein full name: Sweathog Spinoff Kotter sparked one spinoff series: Kotter away from his Sweathog teaching gig with a job at his company.
All in the Horshack Family Another planned Kotter spinoff never made it past the development stage. But a pair of Season 2 episodes called "Whatever Happened to Arnold" and "There Goes Number 5" set up the series, which would have revolved around Horshack and his family after the death of his fourth stepfather.
Broadway star Andrea McArdle — who earned a Tony nomination for her debut as the star of Annie in — guest-starred as Arnold's sister Doris.