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TV Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes

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Below is a complete Welcome Back, Kotter episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual Welcome Back, Kotter episodes are listed along with the Welcome Back, Kotter episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. Welcome Back, Kotter episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. Items featured on this poll include everything from “Barbarino's Baby” to “Barbarino's Boo-Boo.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the Welcome Back, Kotter episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

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Only A Few Degrees from A Swea... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Only A Few Degrees from A Sweathog Hosted by Marcia Strassman. Everybody is back to talk about the show (except, predictably, Travolta) with some fun memories and stories about the production. As well, there are some cool ...more

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Original Screen test - John Tr... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes

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Original Screen test - Lawrenc... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes

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Original Screen test - Marcia ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes

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Original Screen test - Robert ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes

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Original Screen test - Ron Pal... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes

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The Great Debate is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
The Great Debate Sep 09 1975 - The sweathogs out debate a smarter debate class.

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Welcome Back (Pilot) is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Welcome Back (Pilot) Sep 09 1975 - Gabe Kotter wakes up in the morning ready to start his first day as a teacher at James Buchanan high school. When he arrives, Mr. Woodman assigns Kotter to the remedial class, the class he was ...more

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The Sit-In is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
The Sit-In Jan 13 1976 - The Sweathogs, diverged from a food-fight, hold a sit-in to protest the school cafetieria's Wednesday liver.

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Follow The Leader (2) is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Follow The Leader (2) Jan 22 1976 - The sweathogs soon tire of Freddy as leader. Mr. Woodman even admits that he misses Barbarino. Julie and Vinnie turn up at the apartment, and Mr. Kotter has a heartfelt talk with them about the ...more

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Follow The Leader (1) is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Follow The Leader (1) Jan 20 1976 - The class votes to make Freddie the new leader of the Sweathogs, taking Vinnie down a notch. Vinnie becomes so upset with the loss of his title that he quits school. When his parents become ...more

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Basket Case is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Basket Case Sep 16 1975 - Freddy is convinced he will become a basketball star, so he decides to draw pictures on Gabe's test instead of trying to pass it. Gabe refuses to pass him even though he is the school's ...more

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Kotter Makes Good is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Kotter Makes Good Feb 19 1976 - Gabe is forced to take final exams when it's revealed by Mr. Woodman that he wasn't really qualified to graduate when he did.

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One Flu Over The Cuckoo's Nest is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
One Flu Over The Cuckoo's Nest Feb 05 1976 - A flu epidemic hits Buchannan and everybody gets sick except for Kotter, Horshack and a few students in the other classes. In the end, the few healthy students team up with the remaining ...more

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The Election is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
The Election Oct 07 1975 - Barbarino is running for Student Body President but his campain turns into disaster.

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No More Mister Nice Guy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
No More Mister Nice Guy Oct 14 1975 - After returning to his roots by taking over the Sweathogs' history class for a day, Mr. Woodman turns into a nice guy; and Kotter turns into the new Mr. Woodman.

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The Reunion is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
The Reunion Nov 18 1975 - Gabe is less than thrilled when an old too-perfect classmate, and his too-perfect wife, decide to pay him a visit.

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One of Our Sweathogs Is Missin... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
One of Our Sweathogs Is Missing Oct 28 1975 - After losing a fight with Todd Ludlow, Juan is made fun of by his fellow Sweathogs. His feelings and his pride hurt, he runs away -- to the Kotters' bathroom.

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Barbarino's Girl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Barbarino's Girl Nov 25 1975 - In order to bring up Vinnie's grades, Judy Borden, highly unpopular with the Sweathogs, is called in to tutor him. But when the two start liking one another, problems arise.

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Classroom Marriage is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Classroom Marriage Oct 21 1975 - With Vernajean's family moving, she and Freddie decide that they must get married in order to stay together. Their classmates act out married life to discourage the young couple.

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Whodunit? is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Whodunit? Sep 30 1975 - Tired of her reputation as easy, Rosalie Totsy tells the Sweathogs that she's pregnant -- and that one of them is the father -- in an effort to make the boys admit that the tales they tell about ...more

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The Longest Weekend is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
The Longest Weekend Jan 06 1976 - When Julie goes away on a ski trip with a friend, stories from the Sweathogs and Mr. Woodman lead Gabe to be worried about the possibility of Julie cheating on him while she is away.

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Arrividerci, Arnold is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Arrividerci, Arnold Dec 16 1975 - Arnold is promoted to a regular class, but is less than happy about the forced transition.

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California Dreamin' is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
California Dreamin' Dec 02 1975 - The sweathogs go bananas over Bambi, a pretty blonde girl from California. We get some very funny scenes of the guys in various costumes: Epstein as a guru, Freddy in a colorful shirt, Horshack ...more

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Dr. Epstein, I Presume is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Dr. Epstein, I Presume Jan 29 1976 - Juan, because of his love for animals, decides that he would like to be a veterinarian. A guidance couselor quickly thwarts his dream, until he performs an emergency operation on his pet

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Father Vinnie is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Father Vinnie Feb 26 1976 - Vinnie's grandmother's dying wish is for him to become a priest, and he takes the request seriously, until the strain of being holy becomes too much for him.

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Mr. Kotter, Teacher is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Mr. Kotter, Teacher Nov 04 1975 - Gabe's teaching theories in question, he is temporarily suspended. The Sweathogs, liable to lose their teacher, come to his defense.

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The Telethon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
The Telethon Feb 12 1976 - Kotter and the ""Sweathogs"" raise a telethon to raise $700 for new supplies. If not the remiedial class will be cut.

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I Wonder Who's Kissing Gabe No... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
I Wonder Who's Kissing Gabe Now? Mar 03 1977 - The art teacher falls in love with Gabe.

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There Goes Number 5 (2) is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
There Goes Number 5 (2) Feb 03 1977 - When Arnold finally shows back up at school, it's discovered that his absence was due to the recent death of his fifth father. A feeling of responsibility within him, Arnold sets out to find a ...more

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The Museum is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
The Museum Oct 28 1976 - Mr. Kotter takes the sweathogs on a field trip to a museum. Mrs. Kotter and Mr. Woodman are along as chaperones. They meet the unusual museum curator Mr.Gore (John Astin) who seems odd and ...more

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Hark, the Sweatkings is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Hark, the Sweatkings Dec 23 1976 - At Christmas time, the Sweathogs are all too eager to tease resident bum Angie. But after Angie tells his life story to the class, they have a change of heart, and decide to help him get back up ...more

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Sweathog, Nebraska Style is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Sweathog, Nebraska Style Nov 11 1976 - Julie's visiting sister, recently at odds with her long-time boyfriend, falls for Juan.

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Chicken a la Kotter is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Chicken a la Kotter Jan 27 1977 - Gabe, in need of money for a root canal, takes a second job as a restaurant mascot.

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Kotter and Son is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Kotter and Son Jan 20 1977 - Gabe's overly-critical father comes for a visit and, unconvinced that his son has chosen a worthwhile career, goes with Gabe to school in order to watch him in action with his Sweathogs.

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Career Day is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Career Day Sep 23 1976 - On career day, an inventor who is treated poorly by the Sweathogs offers a well-paying job to Gabe.

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Horshack vs. Carvelli is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Horshack vs. Carvelli Dec 09 1976 - When the opportunity to fight Carvelli in a boxing match arises, Arnold wants to be the one to do it; and when the other Sweathogs put down his manhood, he is even more determined to prove ...more

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Hello, Ms. Chips is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Hello, Ms. Chips Dec 02 1976 - The new student teacher discovers that all her training to work with remedial children hasn't prepared her for dealing with the Sweathogs.

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Sweatgate Scandal is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Sweatgate Scandal Jan 13 1977 - Tired of the way the school newspaper is always putting them down, the Sweathogs join the staff in order to redeem themselves; and the crack investigative team of ...more

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The Fight is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
The Fight Oct 21 1976 - Sparked by the fact that Vinnie neglected to do Freddie's homework, the Sweathogs spend the better part of class fighting with one another.

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Caruso's Way is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Caruso's Way Jan 06 1977 - Vinnie's goofing off in gym gets him in trouble with the teacher, Mr. Caruso, who's reprimending after class gets out of hand when he hits Vinnie in front of the girls' locker room.

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A Love Story is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
A Love Story Dec 30 1976 - When Juan's sister Carmen joines the Sweathogs, she catches the eye of Arnold, but Carmen is only interested in Vinnie. Juan, meanwhile, is displeased with the entire situation, and is ready to ...more

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Gabe Under Pressure is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Gabe Under Pressure Nov 04 1976 - Gabe is afraid to get a physical when the free clinic comes to Buchanan High.

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Has Anyone Seen Arnold? (1) is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Has Anyone Seen Arnold? (1) Feb 03 1977 - For the school drama festival, Gabe is going to direct a scene from Cyrano de Bergerac. Arnold is set to play the lead, but recieves only heckling and ridicule from his fellow Sweathogs; and ...more

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Sweathog Clinic for the Cure o... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Sweathog Clinic for the Cure of Smoking Dec 16 1976 - Epstein is caught smoking cigarettes. Gabe and the sweathogs try to get him to stop.

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Inherit The Halibut is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Inherit The Halibut Sep 30 1976 - Freddie, class treasurer, is accused of stealing funds, and an impromptue trial is held in the classroom.

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Sweatside Story is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Sweatside Story Oct 07 1976 - The Sweathogs form a gang, but won't let Arnold in until the night of their first rumble, and Arnold, against the idea of being killed, brings along Gabe and Mr. Woodman in order to prevent the

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Sadie Hawkins Day is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
Sadie Hawkins Day Nov 18 1976 - A girl wants to ask Vinnie to the Sadie Hawkins Day dance, but his insensitivity leads her to ask Arnold in retaliation, leaving Vinnie with no date at all.

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I'm Having Their Baby is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
I'm Having Their Baby Feb 24 1977 - With Gabe away at a teacher's convention, the Sweathogs take it upon themselves to watch over the pregnant Julie...but the harder they try to make Julie comfortable, the more trouble they seem ...more

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The Littlest Sweathog is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Full List of Welcome Back, Kotter Episodes
The Littlest Sweathog Feb 10 1977 - Gabe and Julie find out that they are going to have a baby.