Farrah Fawcett was originally considered for the role of Julie Kotter, but ultimately producers felt audiences wouldn't believe she was Kaplan's wife. When Marcia Strassman got wind of this she was apparently very offended: "And you think I do look like Gabe Kaplan's wife? Thanks a lot!"
Freddie "Boom Boom" Washington:
Hey, Mr. Kot-tair!
The sweathogs are supposed to be poor kids but Barbarino is frequently wearing some very expensive sweaters.