John Travolta, Welcome Back Kotter (1975-1979) ) - Starring Gabe Kaplan, John Travolta, Ron Palillo, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Robert Hegyes, Marcia Strassman, and John Sylvester White. Filmed in front of a live television audience. Comedy about a group of high school students known as “The Sweathogs” who tend to get in trouble often. Their teacher, Mr. Kotter, has a soft spot for these kids because he too, grew up in the city.
The Cast of 'Welcome Back, Kotter' John Travolta (Vinnie Barbarino), Lawrence Hilton Jacobs (Freddie "Boom Boom), Marcia Strassman (Julie Kotter), Gabe Kaplan (Gabe Kotter), Robert Hegyes (Juan Epstein). John Sylvester White (Mr. Michael Woodman) & Ron Palillo (Arnold Horshack) 1975-1976
A promo photo (from 1975?) of the Sweathogs (from Welcome Back Kotter) on the set of Barney Miller taken at ABC Television Center in L.A. L-to-R: Hal Linden, John Travolta, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Ron Palillo, Robert Hegyes, Abe Vigoda.