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Mr. Strickland (Character)
from Back to the Future (1985)

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SAMUEL SMITH STRICKLAND, B. S. Ed. (James Tokan), in the "Back to the Future" franchise... See more »
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  1. "How It Should Have Ended"
    ... aka "H.I.S.H.E." - USA (promotional abbreviation)
        - Terminator - How It Should End (2009) TV episode, Played by Daniel Baxter

  2. Back to the Future Part II (1989) Played by James Tolkan (as Strickland)
  3. Back to the Future (1985) Played by James Tolkan

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From Back to the Future Part II (1989)
Marty McFly: [picks up a newspaper] 1985... it can't be...
[shotgun cocks behind him]
S. S. Strickland: Drop it!
[Marty drops the newspaper]
S. S. Strickland: So you're the son of a bitch who's been stealing my newspapers.
Marty McFly: Mr. Strickland! Mr. Strickland. It- it- it's me, sir. It's Marty!
S. S. Strickland: Who?
Marty McFly: [terrified] Marty McFly! Marty McFly! Don't you know me, sir? From school, sir!
S. S. Strickland: I've never seen you before in my life, but you look to me like a slacker!
Marty McFly: Yeah! That's right! That's right, I am a slacker! Don't you remember, you gave me detention last week!
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