Welcome Back, Kotter (1975–1979)

TV Series   |  TV-PG   |    |  Comedy

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A compassionate teacher returns to his inner city high school of his youth to teach a new generation of trouble making kids.




  • John Travolta and Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs in Welcome Back, Kotter (1975)
  • Marcia Strassman and John Sylvester White in Welcome Back, Kotter (1975)
  • Ron Palillo in Welcome Back, Kotter (1975)
  • Gabe Kaplan in Welcome Back, Kotter (1975)
  • Ron Palillo at an event for Welcome Back, Kotter (1975)
  • Gabe Kaplan in Welcome Back, Kotter (1975)

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Gabe Kaplan, Alan Sacks, Peter Meyerson

Did You Know?


Ron Palillo explained later that his portrayal of Arnold Horshack was a blend of Dustin Hoffman's Ratzo Rizzo (from Midnight Cowboy (1969)), and a favorite aunt of Palillo's. His "Hello, my name is Arnold Horshack..." instantly won him the role.


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