Welcome Back, Kotter

Season 1 Episode 18

Dr. Epstein, I Presume

Aired Unknown Jan 29, 1976 on ABC



  • Trivia

    • In the first scene, Juan mentions a chicken he rescued. However, among the animals that he gives to the Kotters, there's no sign of a chicken.

  • Quotes

    • Gabe: All right, Epstein, come on. Let's have it so we can get to work.
      Juan: What?
      Gabe: One of your famous notes that'll read something like, 'Please excuse Juan for being late. He was kidnapped by the jet set and left tied up on a lawn in Hyannis Port.' Signed...
      Sweathogs: Epstein's mother!

    • Ms. Helms: Mr. Epstein just doesn't have the numbers! I have no other answer for him!
      Gabe: Yeah? Well, I have an answer for you, lady—up your nose with your comupter hose! And twice as far with a chocolate bar!

    • Vinnie: (reading his composition) I wanna be a guy who never writes compsitions. The end. (Sweathogs cheer)
      Gabe: You're gonna be a guy who never gets out of high school.

    • Kotter: Try and read my lips: Where is Epstein?!
      Vinny: There.
      Kotter: Where?!
      (Juan is standing behind Kotter)
      Juan: Here.

    • (upon meeting Juan's pet hamster)
      Freddy: Aw, Epstein, he looks just like you: all hairy with mean little eyes.

  • Notes

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