My mother is a teacher so this is a quiz I should have done a long time ago as a tribute to the most patient person I know. The cinema certainly has its own view on the profession. For sure there’s some very inspirational figures in there, plus some types of teachers you wouldn’t get from reading the manuals. Everything from the easily manipulated, to the sinister, badly behaved and lost souls. How many will you get?
As I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I take a look at my life and realize there’s nothin’ left ‘Cause I’ve been blasting and laughing so long, That even my mama thinks that my mind is gone
Taken from the hip hop song Gangsta’s Paradise from the film Dangerous Minds (1995) by Pennsylvanian rapper Coolio. The song was a huge number hit in the USA (where it was the biggest selling song of the year), the UK, Australia and most of Europe.
One of the three comedies to have won acting Emmys for all of its main cast, Will and Grace had the best in talent on screen, as well as behind it. And one of those stars was the hilarious Sean Hayes as Jack McFarland. Here are my eight of his best lines.