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Please Sir! (1971)

 |  Comedy  |  10 September 1971 (UK)
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Mr Hedges takes his class on a field trip, with disastrous consequences.

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Mr Hedges takes his class on a field trip, with disastrous consequences.

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5C's classroom blackboard contains various topical references: "Hendrix Lives!" alludes to the then-recent death of rock star Jimi Hendrix in September 1970; "Keep our milk" and "Hands off our milk!" refers to Tory Government Secretary of State for Education and Science Margaret Thatcher's unpopular spending-cut abolition of free school milk toward the close of the same year; the Gunners are Arsenal Football Club. See more »

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Maureen's blouse is fully done up just before she enter's Eric's house then in the next shot it's undone. See more »

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Eric Duffy: All right, the experiment has worked with us, but we're just kids. I still maintain we can get more significant results with a mature, intelligent, adult.
Dennis Dunstable: You mean, like one of the teachers?
Eric Duffy: I said *intelligent*, Den!
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References Quo Vadis (1951) See more »

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La La La Lu (I Love You)
Written by Michael Vickers (uncredited)
Sung by Cilla Black
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A Very Fun Film
23 March 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have never watched the TV series, so I am going in cold on this one. This is a thoroughly enjoyable early 70's British film about a teacher Mr. Hedges, played well by John Alderton, who takes his fifth form, lower middle class upbringing class to a rural center for two weeks. Part of the fun is waiting for this to happen, as you know things will go on once they're out of London. The best thing is, things do, but nothing lewd or purely criminal just fun. The movie keeps a good rhythm throughout and I felt no need to turn it off or do anything except watch and enjoy. I'm sure if you are a fan of the series you'll like this even more. For me, a novice, I still found it well worth watching. I think you will also.


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