Welcome Back, Kotter: Season 1, Episode 15

The Sit-In (13 Jan. 1976)

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Instead of the planned food fight, Kotter convinces the Sweathogs to stage an all-night classroom sit-in to protest the school's serving of liver for lunch.



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Episode credited cast:
Gabe Kotter (as Gabriel Kaplan)
Freddie 'Boom Boom' Washington (as Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dennis Bowen ...
Todd Ludlow
Vernajean Williams (as Vernee Watson)


Instead of the planned food fight, Kotter convinces the Sweathogs to stage an all-night classroom sit-in to protest the school's serving of liver for lunch.

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13 January 1976 (USA)  »

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Mr. Kotter mentions Ebbets Field and his belief that God spent a lot of time there. Ebbets Field was a major league ballpark located in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn that served as the home of the Brooklyn Dodgers from 1913 through the end of the 1957 season, after which the franchise relocated to Los Angeles. Ebbets Field was demolished in 1960. See more »


When the sit in begins, you can clearly see the boom mic dangling down. See more »


Juan Epstein: [Late at night in the dark classroom] Hey, Horshack. Tell me somethin'. Do you ever think about what God is like?
Arnold Horshack: Oh, yeah. I think he's short. And he has a marvelous sense of humor. And a great laugh.
Vernajean Williams: Hey, God can do anything.
Freddie 'Boom Boom' Washington: He can?
Vernajean Williams: SHE can. You know, she sings just like Aretha Franklin.
Juan Epstein: Y'know, I think God is kinda tough, y'know? But he's fair. Sorta like John Wayne in a white beard, y'know? "All right, pilgrims, move those clouds in a circle."
Vinnie Barbarino: I got my own idea of what God is like. I know ...
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References Singin' in the Rain (1952) See more »


Singin' in the Rain
Lyrics by Arthur Freed and music by Nacio Herb Brown
Performed by Gabe Kaplan
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