Welcome Back, Kotter is an American television sitcom starring Gabe Kaplan, and featuring a young John Travolta. Videotaped in front of a live studio audience, it originally aired on the ABC network from September 1975 to June
"Family" with James Broderick (Mathew's real father) and Zada Thompson. One of the best and most realistic family shows on TV. wonderful cast and writers and stories real people can relate to. Way ahead of its time.