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Willkommen zurück, Kotter ist eine amerikanische Sitcom mit Gabe Kaplan als sardonischer Highschool-Lehrer, der für eine rassisch und ethnisch vielfältige Heilklasse namens "Sweathogs" verantwortlich ist. Es wurde vor einem Live-Studio-Publikum. Welcome Back, Kotter: Die Abschlussklasse der Highschool in Brooklyn hat bisher alle Lehrer in den Wahnsinn getrieben. Nun kommt Mr. Kotter an die Schule. Entdecken Sie Welcome Back, Kotter: Season 1 und weitere TV-Serien auf DVD- & Blu-ray in unserem vielfältigen Angebot. Gratis Lieferung möglich. US-Sitcom von Gabriel Kaplan und Alan Sacks (Welcome Back, Kotter; ). Der Lehrer Gabe Kotter (Gabriel Kaplan) unterrichtet an seiner Schule in. Entdecke die 22 Episoden aus Staffel 1 der Serie Welcome Back, Kotter.
Der Kursleiterin Sandy Kent vertraute er an, dass er für eine Rolle in der Fernsehserie Welcome Back, Kotter vorsprechen würde. Nach dem Namensaufruf wies. Nach seiner Ausbildung zum Lehrer verschlägt es Gabe Kotter an die Highschool, an der auch er einst die Schulbank drückte. Hier soll er eine Gruppe von Ju. Entdecke die 22 Episoden aus Staffel 1 der Serie Welcome Back, Kotter.
Hegyes claimed that he suggested that the Sweathogs be modeled after the Marx Brothers in order to reduce tension.
Ratings slipped greatly in the third season. Kaplan later attributed the decline to the age of the actors playing the Sweathogs, all then in their mid- to late-twenties, claiming that they were no longer believable as high school students.
His idea was to have Kotter join the faculty of a community college attended by the Sweathogs;  however, this storyline never materialized.
In order to increase viewership, the Kotters had twin girls, but this did not prove to be enough to regain the show's earlier momentum.
Virtually the entire writing staff was fired after season 3, and replaced with veteran writers from family-based series such as Bob Claver from Leave It to Beaver and The Munsters.
Travolta, who had already starred in box office hits such as Grease , Saturday Night Fever , and Carrie , began to focus more time on his film career.
Woodman was promoted to Principal of the school Principal Lazarus quit to take a "less stressful" job at a high-security prison , and Kotter was promoted to Vice-Principal, purposefully moving the show's focus away from Kotter's class.
Major off-screen disputes led Kaplan to break his contract and reduce his appearances. To help fill the voids, Stephen Shortridge joined the cast as smooth-talking Southerner Beau De LaBarre, and Kotter's wife, Julie, became a school secretary and occasional fill-in teacher, despite having one-year-old twin daughters.
Knowing the series was in a nosedive, producer James Komack attempted to spin-off a newly married Arnold Horshack into a new sitcom see section below.
The show enjoyed ratings success during its first two seasons, spawning a host of merchandising tie-ins , including lunchboxes , dolls , trading cards , comic books, novels, and even a board game , advertised as "The 'Up Your Nose With A Rubber Hose' Game" in a commercial with a class full of Sweathog look-alikes featuring Steve Guttenberg as Barbarino and Thomas Carter as Boom Boom Washington.
Co-star Ron Palillo was not in attendance. The show was originally going to be called Kotter , but that was changed because of the theme song lyrics.
Sebastian has said he tried to find a more general theme for the song after being unable to find any reasonable rhymes for Kotter. Sebastian performed the song on Saturday Night Live April 24, , Season 1, Episode 18 , and supposedly flubbed the opening lyrics.
A series of novels based on characters and dialog of the series was written by William Johnston and published by Tempo Books in the s.
Mattel produced a series of 9-inch Welcome Back, Kotter action figures in On May 7, , it was announced that Shout!
Factory had acquired the rights to the series. Kotter failed to receive any major awards, though it was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series in  after its first season; it lost to The Mary Tyler Moore Show.
Several noteworthy performers enjoyed guest stints on Kotter either during or prior to their widespread fame. James Woods guest starred in the first season "The Great Debate" as Alex Welles, a drama teacher who leads the school debate team "the Turkeys" in a competition against the Sweathogs.
Pat Morita appears in the episode "Career Day" as Mr. Comedian George Carlin was featured, as was John Astin.
Groucho Marx was set to have a brief walk-on role in one episode. He arrived on-set, but was deemed to be too sick to appear.
Pictures of Marx with the cast were taken, but were never released because of his sickly appearance. At least three spin-offs of Kotter were seriously considered, but only one ever became a series.
The short-lived Mr. T for short , a brilliant Japanese inventor whom he portrayed in one episode of Kotter.
The show was not received well by critics and lasted for five episodes on ABC. There was also talk of developing a spin-off built around the Horshack character and his family, Rich Man, Poor Man; Horshack!
In the mids, Hegyes announced on The Jenny Jones Show that plans were in the works to create a spin-off featuring the Sweathogs, all grown up, minus Travolta's Barbarino, but the project never got off the ground and little information about it was ever made public.
Their characters joked that Kaplan seemed familiar and being a smart guy, "should become a teacher. Rhodes episode "The Welcome Back Show".
In , both Ron Palillo and Robert Hegyes died. Eastern Time. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Television series.
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Taxi — Edit Storyline Gabe Kotter is a high-school teacher with a bunch of unruly students in his class.
Genres: Comedy. Edit Did You Know? Huevos, incidentally, is Spanish for "eggs", but it could also be taken as a slang term "balls".
Goofs The sweathogs are supposed to be poor kids but Barbarino is frequently wearing some very expensive sweaters.
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