It’s back-to-school time, and this got us thinking about one of the more amusing tropes from the movies and television: short-tempered college (and grad school) deans getting unreasonably (and sometimes reasonably) angry at the students in their charge.
We compiled our favorite such scenes in this supercut, so we could watch all the deans lose it at once.
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