When Marshall and Simon get into trouble at school, they're surprised to find that instead of detention they get sent to have an eye test. But with his new glasses, Simon seems to have lost his sense of fun, and all he wants to do is study. Marshall soon realizes that Nurse Nancy has been hypnotizing students, turning them into zombies to make them behave. Written by
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Marshall's school is named "B.F. Skinner Junior High" after psychologist Burrhus Frederic Skinner who founded Radical Behaviorism. See more
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[Nurse Nancy has been hypnotizing Marshall's classmates to be docile and not want to have fun
I've had my eye on you, Mr Teller. You're a very interesting young man. You have a lot of imagination. You even show a funny kind of... courage.
Hey, I try.
Well, in this day and age, Mr Teller, we don't want courage and imagination. These days demand a certain simplicity, a certain shallowness.
Is that why you're against fun?
Oh, fun is poison. It frees the mind. And when the mind starts to ...