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Come Back, Miss Pipps (1941)

Approved  |   |  Family, Comedy, Short  |  25 October 1941 (USA)
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On Mickey's birthday, Miss Pipps, the school teacher, serves cake and ice cream during school hours. Sour old Mr. Pratt, head of the school board, stumbles on the festivities and has Miss ... See full summary »

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On Mickey's birthday, Miss Pipps, the school teacher, serves cake and ice cream during school hours. Sour old Mr. Pratt, head of the school board, stumbles on the festivities and has Miss Pipps fired. The Our Gang conspire to save her job by inviting all the parents to a special meeting. There the gang stage a melodrama, with Mr. Pratt portrayed as Simon Legree. The parents react by demoting Mr. Pratt to janitor. They appoint kindly Mr. Swanson, the current janitor, to head the school board. And of course they reinstate Miss Pipps as school teacher. Sometime later, in an act of forgiveness, Miss Pipps and the gang hold a birthday party for Pratt who is then humbled by the experience. Written by Thomas McWilliams <tgm@netcom.com>

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Good Rascals Short
21 March 2003 | by See all my reviews

The gang...Spanky, Froggy, Darla and Mickey are in the process of losing there great teacher Miss Pipps....because of the mean and nasty school board leader Mr Pratt...the gang decides to put on a show on why she should be hired....so after the play had been show to the kids parents...they then think that it would be a great idea to get rid of Mr Pratt instead of Miss Pipps.....So Miss Pipps is back and then the next day they throw a party but this time it's for Mr Pratt so all is forgiven and Miss Pipps is staying put! overall a really good short i give it 3 and a half stars ***1/2


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