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(1975–1979)

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Season 4

11 Sep. 1978
The Drop-Ins: Part 1
Kotter becomes the new vice principal and the Sweathogs think they can get away with anything they want. When they tie up Carvelli and Murray, Kotter gives them detention and and they decide to quit school and get real jobs.
 
11 Sep. 1978
The Drop-Ins: Part 2
Horshack, Epstein, and Washington, now dropped out of school, decide to look for jobs. Kotter then asks Barbarino, now working as an orderly, to convince them to go back to school.
 
25 Sep. 1978
Don't Come Up and See Me Sometime
Barbarino gets his own apartment and the Sweathogs think they have a new hangout. Barbarino tells them they are only welcome at his apartment when he invites them over. Offended by this, the Sweathogs storm out of his apartment.
 
2 Oct. 1978
Once Upon a Ledge
A new girl at Buchanan High contemplates suicide after having a hard time making friends.
 
9 Oct. 1978
The Sweatmobile
Carvelli offers to sell the Sweathogs his car so they tell him about the time they bought a car from Barbarino's uncle. While waiting at the hospital for the car, the Sweathogs see Uncle Louie wheeled in on a gurney after a car accident.
 
16 Oct. 1978
Beau's Jest
Buchanan High gets a new student, Beau DeLabarre from New Orleans, who uses his southern charm to hit on several girls including Juan's girlfriend. Juan strikes back, then Beau sets him up with a girl who has a jealous husband.
 
21 Oct. 1978
Barbarino's Boo-Boo
Woodman goes to the hospital to have a bunion removed. After the surgery, Barbarino takes him back to his room but loses him on the way. Now the Sweathogs scour the hospital looking for Woodman.
 
28 Oct. 1978
X-Rated Education
Carvelli brings in an X-rated film and asks Epstein to show it for the guys. Meanwhile, Julie prepares to show a sex education film to protesting parents. The two films get mixed up and the parents see the X-rated film.
 
3 Nov. 1978
The Barbarino Blues
When Vinnie gets dumped by a girl in front of the Sweathogs, he gets depressed and is too ashamed to leave his apartment.
 
11 Nov. 1978
Washington's Clone
A nerdy student tries to win the approval of the gang by emulating Washington.
 
25 Nov. 1978
Frog Day Afternoon
The students are told as part of their biology requirement they're going to have to dissect a frog. And Arnold refuses to do it. He even protests by trying to take the frogs. He is told if he doesn't do it, he will get a failing grade and he's asking the other Sweathogs for support.
 
2 Dec. 1978
A Little Fright Music
Freddie rewrites Woodman's version of the school anthem. A big-time recording artist hears him singing it and decides he wants to use it on his next album. But Woodman opposes the idea of the school song going commercial.
 
16 Dec. 1978
A Winter's Coat Tale
Vinnie selfishly buys himself a new camel-hair coat for Christmas. He feels it makes him stylish. So to him it's a tragedy when a couple of hoods steal it from him. Will the coat crooks be caught or a Christmas lesson taught?
 
13 Jan. 1979
Bride and Gloom
The word is out that Barbarino is getting married. But he isn't marrying his girlfriend and the secret marriage has something to do with Epstein.
 
3 Feb. 1979
Barbarino's Baby
Barbarino is frustrated because he doesn't get a good job at the hospital. So he is excited when he has to take a pregnant woman to her room. But the elevator breaks with them in it and she goes into labor. Now he has to deliver the baby.
 
10 Feb. 1979
The Goodbye Guy
Mr. Woodman's niece, Kelly, babysits for the Kotters one night when Epstein comes by looking for Mr. Kotter. He finds Kelly instead, they become acquainted, and they eventually move in together, to Mr. Woodman's horror.
 
24 Feb. 1979
Come Back, Little Arnold
Terrified of going out with pretty Mary Johnson, Horshack believes he can find courage in a bottle.
 
3 Mar. 1979
The Sweat 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.
 
17 Mar. 1979
The Gang Show
Freddie and Juan compete in the school talent show, but Carvelli woos the judges so he can win the competition. So Horshack and Beau become alternate judges and fill in when the other judges are unable to fulfill their duties.
 
25 May 1979
Oo, Oo, I Do: Part 1
Arnold and Mary express their love for each other, then Arnold learns his mother married a blackjack dealer in Atlantic City, and now he has to leave school and the woman he loves. So Instead of leaving, Arnold asks Mary to marry him.
 
25 May 1979
Oo, Oo, I Do: Part 2
The Sweathogs give Arnold a bachelor party and tease him about married life. He takes it personally and runs away because he thinks he can't support Mary.
 
1 Jun. 1979
I'm Okay, But You're Not
Beau's sweet-talking to Mr. Woodman backfires when the guys accuse him of bad-mouthing them.
 
8 Jun. 1979
The Breadwinners
Epstein has a job prospect, but Washington unknowingly takes the job before Epstein gets a chance to interview. Their friendship is in danger, and they decide to settle their differences through a fight at the local spa.
 

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