School Is In Session One Last Time For Mr. Kotter And Company This Summer

Courtesy:  Shout! Factory

Courtesy: Shout! Factory

Mr. Kotter and the Sweathogs are back one last time next month.

Shout! Factory has announced that it will release the fourth and final season of the hit classic sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter on Tuesday, August 18th. Season Four continues the series’ tradition of offering up loads of humor and heart throughout its twenty-three episode run beginning right from the two-part season premiere which sees Mr. Kotter promoted to Vice Principal of James Buchanan High School. This causes the Sweathogs to drop out. Of course their departure doesn’t’ last long. The season’s second episode, Beau’s Jest,” is just as entertaining as the Sweathogs welcome a new member named Beau De Labarre into the group. Beau’s introduction to the group makes for its own share of laughs. And in none of the most interesting of the season’s moments, Horshack, realizing that he will be moving, marries Mary in the two-part story arc “Oo-I Do.” These episodes are just a few examples of the humor and heart that continues to run through the series. The series’ writers also tackle the issue of alcohol abuse in “Come Back, Little Arnold.” On a lighter note, the old adage that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery is put to the test when the Sweathogs have to deal with a younger student that tries to impress them in “Washington’s Clone.” These are just a handful of the episodes that make Welcome Back, Kotter: The Final Season a fond farewell for fans. The season’s complete episode listing is noted below.


Episode Episode Title
1 Welcome Back, Kotter: The Drop-Ins, Part 1
2 Welcome Back, Kotter: The Drop-Ins, Part 2
3 Welcome Back, Kotter: Beau’s Jest
4 Welcome Back, Kotter: Don’t Come Up And See Me Sometime
5 Welcome Back, Kotter: Once Upon A Ledge
6 Welcome Back, Kotter: The Sweatmobile
7 Welcome Back, Kotter: Barbarino’s Boo-Boo
8 Welcome Back, Kotter: X-Rated Education
9 Welcome Back, Kotter: The Barbarino Blues
10 Welcome Back, Kotter: Washington’s Clone
11 Welcome Back, Kotter: Frog Day Afternoon
12 Welcome Back, Kotter: A Little Fright Music
13 Welcome Back, Kotter: A Winter’s Coat Tail
14 Welcome Back, Kotter: Bride And Gloom
15 Welcome Back, Kotter: Barbarino’s Baby
16 Welcome Back, Kotter: The Goodbye Guy
17 Welcome Back, Kotter: Come Back, Little Arnold
18 Welcome Back, Kotter: The Sweat Smell Of Success
19 Welcome Back, Kotter: The Gang Show
20 Welcome Back, Kotter: Oo-Oo, I Do, Part 1
21 Welcome Back, Kotter: Oo-Oo, I Do, Part 2
22 Welcome Back, Kotter: I’m Okay, But You’re Not
23 Welcome Back, Kotter: The Breadwinners
Welcome Back, Kotter: The Final Season will be available in stores and online Tuesday, August 18th. It will retail for MSRP of $29.93 but can be pre-ordered online now for a reduced price of $24.93 at More information on this and other titles from Shout! Factory is available online now at:





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