Teaching Mrs. Tingle

Synopsis: Leigh Ann is salutatorian when she needs to be valedictorian to get her scholarship to Harvard. The only class she is worse than the leader in is history, taught by Mrs. Tingle, and the teacher hates her. When an attempt to get ahead in Mrs. Tingle's class goes awry, mayhem ensues and friendships, loyalties and trust are tested by the teacher's intricate mind-games.
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Director(s): Kevin Williamson
Production: Miramax
  4 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
96 min


Susie never showed up. I did a double.

I'm so tired.


You did? Oh!

That's great. Very well done.

So? You find out about it today?

just the rankings. Don't find out

about the scholarship till after finals.

How about the grant? Declined.

Same as the loans.

Dad uses me as a deduction.

Bastard. Yeah, but I still have a good

shot at valedictorian.

I mean, I could still get the scholarship.

And you will.

I've got complete faith in you.

Well, I gotta go. If I just

get through this week, I'll be fine.

Come here. I have to go.

I need a hug. I need one. Come on.

You're going to get to college.

I mean, look at this. This is brilliant.

My little girl the writer.

You're gonna make it.

You're gonna get out of here.

I just know it. You didn't do so bad.


But you're gonna go all the way.

So, you really think this is an A?

You're the A.

That teacher of yours isn't

gonna know what hit her.

Coach! Hey, Coach!

Wake up, will you?

That Trudie Tucker has

no business driving a Mercedes.

Listen, I need your senior prophecy

for the last issue. The deadline's tomorrow.

I don't know what to say. I hate that senior sh*t.

Just think of where you'll be in 20 years.

You're the writer, do it for me.

Okay, uh, how about, Miss Jo Lynn

Jordan, famous film Star, last seen

In rehab popping Percodan,

divorced from gay husband.


What does yours say? I haven't done mine yet.

Allow me. Leigh Ann Watson,

famous journalist,

wins the Pulitzer Prize for her

personal yet searing account...

of being a 38 year old virgin.

Watch it. Simple reminder.

Go, Man, go!

Hiya, Trudie. What you got there?

It's the Bastille. As in

the storming of the Bastille,

as in the French Revolution.

It's cute. I think we can do better than cute.

Don't you think so, Leigh Ann?

Good job. Very well done.

Good morning.

Oh, my God, there he is. Oh, he is such a


With a wrought iron ass!

Dare me. What?

just say it. Dare me.

Okay, I dare you. Thank you!

Sorry about that. Hey, Jo Lynn, it's okay.

No, really, I should not be

in public with my feet. I'm sorry.

Hey, Leigh Ann, how's it going? She's good.

I'm the one who's kind of out of it.

Oh, yeah? What's wrong?

I just think a little bit of pity is in order,

since I have had this stirring

and passionate secret love for you...

since actually the third grade, and, um

But I feel much better now. Thanks. Yeah.

I cannot believe you just did that.

I can't either. Oh, my God!

You've gotta chill on the hair products.

The fumes are going straight up your nose.

It was this little voice inside of me

that just said, Do it!

That's why it's a little voice, Jo Lynn.

You're not supposed to listen to it.

No, Leigh Ann. You've gotta listen.

Whoa, whoa, whoa, Whoa, man.

There she is.

Excuse me.

Get out of the way!

Hey, man.

U h Good day, Coach. Mr. Potter?

May I have a moment? Morning,

Mrs. Tingle. How are you?

Fine, thank you. Mrs. Tingle.

Will you excuse us, Coach

Wenchell? Of course.

How can I help you

this morning, Mrs. Tingle?

Summer school starts in three weeks.

Did you receive my request...

regarding those necessary

research materials?

Yes, I wanted to talk to you about that.

It appears to be a matter of budget.

I was thinking

No, no, don't do that, Mr. Potter.

We so prefer...

that whistling wind effect you have on us.

Now, I requested those materials some time ago.

We don't have the money. Mr. Potter,

I'm sure if you take another look

at that nasty budget...

ingenuity will abound.

So, thank you in advance.

Oh, by the way, happy birthday.

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Kevin Williamson

Kevin Meade Williamson is an American screenwriter, filmmaker, and actor, best known as the creator of the TV series Dawson's Creek, The Vampire Diaries, The Following and Stalker. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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