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Who replaced John Travolta on Welcome Back Kotter?

Who replaced John Travolta on Welcome Back Kotter? Gabe Kaplan and John Travolta both left the show after the third season. Kaplan...

Who replaced John Travolta on Welcome Back Kotter?
Gabe Kaplan and John Travolta both left the show after the third season. Kaplan left after two episodes in the final season, due to creative differences with producer James Komack.

Considering this, what happened to cast of Welcome Back Kotter?

Robert Hegyes played Juan Epstein on “Welcome Back, Kotter.” The actor died in his Metuchen, N.J., home on Jan. 26, 2012, at age 60. After “Kotter,” Hegyes starred in “Cagney and Lacey,” as well as “NewsRadio,” “Diagnosis Murder” and “The Drew Carey Show.” Hegyes also taught acting and wrote screenplays.

Secondly, who were the Sweathogs on Welcome Back Kotter? Hegyes (pronounced Hedges), the Bensonhurst irregulars in Kotter’s care, collectively known as the Sweathogs, included John Travolta as Vinnie Barbarino, Ron Palillo as Arnold Horshack and Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs as Freddie Washington. Of the four, only Mr. Travolta went on to become a bankable movie star.

Secondly, what year did John Travolta leave Welcome Back Kotter?

Welcome Back, Kotter
Distributor Warner Bros. Television Distribution
Release
Original network ABC
Original release September 9, 1975 – May 17, 1979

What was the last episode of Welcome Back Kotter?

The Bread Winners

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Why did Travolta leave Welcome Back Kotter?

Gabe Kaplan and John Travolta both left the show after the third season. Kaplan left after two episodes in the final season, due to creative differences with producer James Komack. Kaplan’s name still in the credits but, he rarely appeared in the show.

How did Ron Palillo die?

Heart attack

Who played Mrs Kotter on Welcome Back Kotter?

Marcia Ann Strassman

What Channel Is Welcome Back Kotter on?

American Broadcasting Company

Who said looking good Mr Kotter?

When an A.A. speaker tells Roseanne “One day at a time”, which is an AA motto. Roseanne sarcastically replys, “And a ‘Welcome Back Kotter‘ to you”. After seeing Ross with big curly hair and moustache on the prom video, Joey says, “Looking good, Mr. Kotter!”

Who wrote Welcome Back Kotter?

John Sebastian

How old is Gabe Kaplan?

74 years (March 31, 1945)

How rich is Travolta?

John Travolta’s net worth is $170 million. Travolta is most known for his starring roles in films like Grease, Pulp Fiction, Saturday Night Fever, Get Shorty, Face/Off, and Hairspray.

How old is John Travolta in Welcome Back Kotter?

In 1972, after moving to L.A. to pursue his acting career, a young Travolta landed his first credited television role on the second episode of the second season of Emergency!, “Kids.” The soon-to-be-Sweathog plays a 16-year-old hiker who falls off a cliff.

What part of Brooklyn was Welcome Back Kotter?

The show was based on Gabe Kaplan’s stand up act. Kotter, grew up in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn and went to New Utrecht High School (that’s the school shown in the opening credits as James Buchanan High).

What did Vinnie Barbarino always say?

Vinnie’s catchphrases “Up your nose with a rubber hose!” Hey! Up your nose with a rubber hoses!

Who’s alive from Welcome Back Kotter?

Extras & Daily Features

Name Born Died
Marcia Strassman 4/28/1948 10/25/2014
Robert Hegyes 5/7/1951 1/26/2012
Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs 9/4/1953
Ron Palillo 4/2/1949 8/14/2012

What did horshack die of?

Ron Palillo, the boyish actor who played Arnold Horshack, the remedial-class loser on Welcome Back, Kotter, died Tuesday morning at his home near Palm Beach, Fla., TMZ reports. He was 63. He suffered an apparent heart attack and was found by his longtime companion, Joseph Gramm, according to the report.

Where is Gabe Kaplan?

Gabe Kaplan
Residence Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Born Gabriel Weston Kaplan March 31, 1945 Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
World Series of Poker
Bracelet(s) None

How many episodes of Welcome Back Kotter are there?

95

What sitcom featured the popular line up your nose with a rubber hose?

Welcome Back, Kotter

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