A "very old and respected name" which meant "The cattle are dying."
This unusual last name belonged to an even stranger young man named Arnold Dingfelder Horshack (Ron Palillo), a member of a gang of hoodlums (The
who wandered the halls of Brooklyn's James Buchanan High School on the sitcom
WELCOME BACK, KOTTER/ABC/1975-79.
His favorite expression was the annoying
declaration "Ooh, ooh!" when he wanted to get his teacher's attention.
TRIVIA NOTE: On the sitcom LAVERNE & SHIRLEY/ABC/1976-83, Lenny Kosnowski's (Michael
McKean) last name in English means "Help there is a hog in my kitchen."
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