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RIP Arnold Dingfelder Horshack

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by 21, Aug 14, 2012.

  1. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    Actor Ron Palillo dies at age 63.

    Epstein died earlier this year.

    Travolta's career seems to die a little more each year.

    No clue about the other guy.

  2. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member


    Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, 1953-present.
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  3. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    The other guy would be Freddie Boom Boom Washington, aka Lawrence Hilton Jacobs, right?

    I had a Horshack T-shirt (cartoon picture of him with hand raised, with him saying, "ooooh ooooh ooooh oooh" when I was 10." I'm not that proud of it, to be honest.
  4. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    Horshak was the best character on the show. RIP, Ron Palillo.
  5. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    How about those five or six extra students who sat around, nodded once in a while, and laughed at Vinnie's jokes?

    How are they doing?

    Maybe mutes live longer.
  6. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    There was also Carvelli and his sidekick (can't remember his name), who was always starting shit with the Sweathogs.

    And then things really jumped the shark, when they introduced Beau -- who not surprisingly signaled the end of the show.
  7. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    When Travolta left, Welcome Back Kotter died.
  8. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Did he get his heart ripped out of his chest by a reanimated serial killer in a hockey mask?
  9. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    If you raise your hand, sometimes the Grim Reaper calls on you.

    As a Brooklyn boy, I loved that show, even though I probably was a little young to understand everything.

  10. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    I do not remember Beau.

    I see Kotter on the various poker shows. He seems to be fine. Then again, he wasn't much older than the Sweathogs.

    What about Kotter's wife? She was hot to this seventh grader.
  11. HC

    HC Well-Known Member

    Is Hotsy Totzy still with us?
  12. BNWriter

    BNWriter Active Member

    RIP to Mr. Palillo. But if you think the show died with Travolta exiting, I am one of those who was in HS when it very popular and I hated it. My Algebra class at the time was Kotter-like in some respects. Yeah, we got a lot of learning done those days. <angry smirk.>
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