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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
9 September 1975 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A compassionate teacher returns to his inner city high school of his youth to teach a new generation of trouble making kids. Full summary »
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Awards:
Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A classic family sitcom See more (25 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 7 of 33)

Robert Hegyes ... Juan Epstein (95 episodes, 1975-1979)

Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs ... Freddie 'Boom Boom' Washington (95 episodes, 1975-1979)

Marcia Strassman ... Julie Kotter (94 episodes, 1975-1979)

John Sylvester White ... Mr. Michael Woodman (94 episodes, 1975-1979)

Ron Palillo ... Arnold Horshack (94 episodes, 1975-1979)

Gabe Kaplan ... Gabe Kotter (82 episodes, 1975-1979)

John Travolta ... Vinnie Barbarino / ... (81 episodes, 1975-1979)
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Series Directed by
Bob LaHendro (38 episodes, 1975-1977)
Norman Abbott (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bob Claver (20 episodes, 1977-1978)
James Komack (3 episodes, 1975-1977)
Bill Hobin (2 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Writing credits
Gabe Kaplan (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
Alan Sacks (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
Michael Barrie (26 episodes, 1977-1978)
Peter Meyerson (24 episodes, 1975-1978)
Eric Cohen (16 episodes, 1975-1978)
George Arthur Bloom (12 episodes, 1977-1979)
Nick Arnold (11 episodes, 1976-1978)
Jewel Jaffe (8 episodes, 1975-1977)
Jerry Rannow (8 episodes, 1975-1977)
George Yanok (7 episodes, 1975-1977)
Earl Barret (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Rick Hawkins (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Liz Sage (6 episodes, 1978-1979)
Beverly Bloomberg (5 episodes, 1977-1978)
Gene Perret (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bill Richmond (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Linda Morris (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Vic Rauseo (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Neil Rosen (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
George Tricker (3 episodes, 1976-1978)
Steve Clements (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Mark Evanier (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Joyce Gittlin (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Dennis Palumbo (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Paul Mason (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
Garry Ferrier (2 episodes, 1978)
Aubrey Tadman (2 episodes, 1978)

Series Produced by
James Komack .... executive producer (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
Claire Barrett Young .... associate producer (50 episodes, 1977-1979)
Nick Arnold .... producer (27 episodes, 1977-1978)
George Arthur Bloom .... producer (27 episodes, 1977-1978)
Peter Meyerson .... supervising producer (27 episodes, 1977-1978)
Michael Manheim .... associate producer (24 episodes, 1975-1977)
Eric Cohen .... producer (23 episodes, 1976-1977)
George Yanok .... producer (23 episodes, 1976-1977)
Gene Perret .... producer (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bill Richmond .... producer (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Ed Simmons .... supervising executive producer (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Alan Sacks .... producer (22 episodes, 1975-1976)
Thomas Hill .... associate producer (11 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Original Music by
John Sebastian (1 episode, 1977)
 
Series Film Editing by
Terry M. Pickford (23 episodes, 1976-1977)
Susan Jenkins (11 episodes, 1975)
Stephen McKeown (8 episodes, 1975)
Manuel Martinez (3 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Casting by
Jorge Luis Rodriguez (16 episodes, 1975-1979)
 
Series Art Direction by
Roy Christopher (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
James Shanahan (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Charles Kreiner (1 episode, 1975)
 
Series Costume Design by
Toni Vitale (2 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Makeup Department
Harry Blake .... makeup artist (11 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Production Management
Conrad Holzgang .... executive in charge of production / production supervisor / ... (85 episodes, 1975-1979)
Paul Mason .... production supervisor (50 episodes, 1977-1979)
Helen Azevedo .... unit manager (13 episodes, 1977)
Gary Necessary .... unit manager (10 episodes, 1975)
Donald B. Colhour .... unit manager (5 episodes, 1978-1979)
Avigail Yaacovy .... unit manager (3 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mary Hardwick .... associate director (11 episodes, 1975)
Jim Cox .... associate director (5 episodes, 1977-1979)
 
Series Art Department
James Shanahan .... assistant art director (13 episodes, 1975-1979)
 
Series Sound Department
Ron Estes .... audio (9 episodes, 1975)
Ron Cronkhite .... audio (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
William Cole .... audio (2 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Jack Denton .... camera operator / camera (27 episodes, 1977-1979)
Rory O'Connor .... camera assistant / assistant camera (16 episodes, 1975-1977)
Les Shaw .... video (10 episodes, 1975)
Herb Margolis .... lighting director (5 episodes, 1975)
Marc Palius .... lighting director (4 episodes, 1976-1979)
Victor Bagdadi .... senior video / senior video operator (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Carl Pitsch .... lighting director (3 episodes, 1975)
Lon Stucky .... lighting director (3 episodes, 1975)
Dale Walsh .... camera operator (3 episodes, 1976)
Bill Pope .... camera operator / camera (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Carol Wetovich .... camera operator (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bill Scott .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Casting Department
Lynn Stalmaster .... original casting (94 episodes, 1975-1979)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Toni Vitale .... costume supervisor / wardrobe supervisor / ... (14 episodes, 1975-1979)
 
Series Editorial Department
David W. Foster .... on-line editor (3 episodes, 1977)
Susan Jenkins .... supervising editor (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Andy Ackerman .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Music Department
John Sebastian .... composer: theme music / composer: theme song (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
 
Series Other crew
Earl Barret .... executive script consultant (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Marc Ferrero .... production assistant / production staff (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Roy Goran .... technical director (22 episodes, 1976-1978)
Bill Daly .... production clerk (19 episodes, 1978-1979)
Herm Falk .... technical director (19 episodes, 1978-1979)
Mei Ling Moore .... production assistant / assistant to executive producer / ... (16 episodes, 1975-1979)
Jim Ralston .... technical director (15 episodes, 1976-1977)
Eric Cohen .... script supervisor / creative consultant / ... (13 episodes, 1975-1978)
Diane Katz .... assistant to the producer / assistant to producer (13 episodes, 1975-1978)
Jewel Jaffe .... story editor / executive script consultant (12 episodes, 1975-1977)
Jerry Rannow .... story editor / executive script consultant (12 episodes, 1975-1977)
Sandy Carrillo .... administrative assistant (11 episodes, 1975)
Jim Cox .... stage manager (11 episodes, 1975)
Moki de Marco .... production assistant (11 episodes, 1975)
Linda Robertson .... production assistant (11 episodes, 1975)
Maxine Surks .... production assistant (11 episodes, 1975)
Christopher Cookson .... engineering supervisor (10 episodes, 1975-1976)
Karl Messerschmidt .... technical director (9 episodes, 1975)
Paul Miller .... stage manager (9 episodes, 1975)
George Yanok .... script consultant (7 episodes, 1975)
Sandy Dvore .... komack logo (5 episodes, 1975)
Peter Meyerson .... executive script consultant (4 episodes, 1975)
Daniel Chodos .... dialogue coach (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Rick Hawkins .... executive story consultant (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Thomas M. Hill .... production executive (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Liz Sage .... executive story consultant (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Greg Giangregorio .... technical director (3 episodes, 1977)
Bob Bohacek .... stage manager (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Alana Ireland .... production coordinator (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Ron Lewis .... production services coordinator (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Giovanna Nigro .... stage manager (2 episodes, 1975)
Gene Lukowski .... technical director (2 episodes, 1976)
Michael Barrie .... story editor (2 episodes, 1977)
Fred D'Aguilar .... technical director (2 episodes, 1978)
Judith Chorub .... assistant to producer (2 episodes, 1979)
Bob Gabrielson .... engineering supervisor (2 episodes, 1979)
James Woodworth .... stage manager (2 episodes, 1979)
 

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Runtime:
30 min (95 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Jonathan Frakes tested for a role in this series.See more »
Quotes:
Gabe Kotter:You know what I'm gonna do: I'm going to put a window over there.
[points to the door]
Gabe Kotter:And a door over there.
[points to the window]
Gabe Kotter:So then you'll come in through the door!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Paul Lynde Halloween Special (1976) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
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10 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
A classic family sitcom, 23 July 2001
Author: sparkie-1 from Ohio

This was a great series. Most of Kotter's jokes were so corny, but ya just gotta laugh anyway. This was made back when they knew how to make a sitcom, something the whole family can enjoy (yes that means it's safe for parents too). The "Sweathogs" always crack me up. Myself, also put in remedial education during high school could relate to a lot of it also. Great writing and acting has made this show a classic.

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