The Teacher

June 20, 2010 at 4:08 pm (5 Heads, Teacher, The) (, , , , )

The Teacher – 1974 – United States

With an exploitation flick called The Teacher, you already know the plot. If not, it’s all detailed in the lyrics of the (insanely catchy) theme song—“Every boy needs a teacher to show him the way. To take him in hand and help him grow up a little each day.” and “Any student can read of the relative speed of the planets that spin up above. Brilliant in school, he can still be a fool when it comes to the language of love.” Basically, a not very subtle teacher seduces a high school student (former Dennis the Menace, Jay North) the summer after graduation. Then there’s a subplot involving the accidental death of the student’s best friend, and a great insane stalker.

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