A teacher overcomes his frustration in a high-school full of flunkies. As he attempts to educate his students, his attempts to help them gets him into trouble with the school board, which only adds to his problems. With the support of his students he beats the school board and his frustration. Written by
K. Rose <firstname.lastname@example.org>
They fall asleep in class. Throw ink on each other. Never come in Mondays. And they're just the teachers.
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Did You Know?
The film has been considered an American high-school education version of _Network_ and The Hospital
(1971) which were both written by Paddy Chayefsky
and were both biting black comic satires on the American media and health systems respectively. Teachers
(1984) was directed by Arthur Hiller
who actually had directed The Hospital
(1971) about thirteen years earlier. See more
In the sequence where Lisa Hammond undresses in the hallway, her underwear color changes from black to white to black. See more
How can you be so stupid, huh? Would you tell me how you can be so damn stupid? As if we don't have enough problems. We're in the middle of a lawsuit, buddy. Three girls - three of our own students. Why don't you go to some other school and get their girls pregnant? You know what this is gonna do to the school? You know how it's gonna look? Teamwork, Troy, does not mean going out and starting your own team.
References Little Big Man
Edge of a Dream
Performed by Joe Cocker See more