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« on: January 27, 2012, 12:13:09 AM »

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/entertainment/2012/01/robert-hegyes-epstein-of-welcome-back-kotter-fame-dead-at-60/?rss=rss-wabc-snippet-7091254

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« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2012, 02:23:43 AM »

I am sorry to hear that.  I remember ROBERT HEGYES promoting Glassboro State College,,,
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« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2012, 08:05:07 PM »

R.I.P. Epstein. I loved watching "Welcome Back Kotter" reruns as a teenager.
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« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2012, 08:30:19 PM »

great show
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« Reply #4 on: January 28, 2012, 09:26:24 AM »

Go in peace, Epstein. The Sweathogs will miss ye.
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« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2012, 10:27:21 AM »

I watched the Sweat Hogs' escapades every afternoon when I was in junior high.
Safe travels, Epstein.  We barely knew ye!
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« Reply #6 on: January 28, 2012, 01:28:26 PM »

My sister's favorite Sweathog.....we'll miss you!

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« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2012, 06:31:45 PM »

Good night ROBERT
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« Reply #8 on: January 31, 2012, 03:57:03 AM »

My sister's favorite Sweathog.....we'll miss you!




I remember seeing a WBK episode where John Travolta was complaining about his "Girlitis" disease and was showing what his body does when he sees a pretty girl "My hips automatically sway, my teeth automatically flash and my eyes automatically sparkle."  The trouble was he was using Epstein's lady for demo purposes: Epstein's reply (with Kotter holding him back) was "How'd you like your eyes automatically black, huh?"  TeddyR
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« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2012, 02:10:43 PM »

The Sweat Hogs were the ultimate "culturally diverse" gang of the time period, well before people were so concerned about racial quotas and policital correctness. You have an Italian guy, a Black guy, a Polish guy, and Epstein, and Puerto Rican Jew. Wow. Epstein was almost the punchline of the ethnic profile of the Sweat Hogs. Fast-forward 15 years and the Sweat Hogs would most certainly have included an Asian in the mix. Fast-forward to today and you'd probably have an Indian or a Middle-Eastern guy added.
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