10 Truly Terrible Movie Teachers

9. Election €“ Mr. Jim McAllister

Mr. McAllister is a popular history teacher in the suburbs of Omaha, Nebraska, where his enthusiastic participation in various after school activities earns him the respect of his students and colleagues, along with three consecutive Teacher of the Year awards. Despite his popularity amongst students, McAllister despises a bubbly overachiever named Tracy Flick. McAllister becomes increasingly obsessed with taking Flick down and exposing her manipulative tendencies, however takes it a step too far when he rigs the school election and robs Flick of the student government presidency. McAllister's obsession costs him everything, his career, his marriage and his dignity. We all have our nemeses in life but Mr. McAllister should've known when to let things go.
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Ryan Lynch is a freelance journalist from the United States. He currently lives in Adelaide, Australia and writes for Adelaide-based music magazine Rip It Up. He wishes he could live like Hank Moody, but he watches too much TV and plays too many videogames to be that nonchalant.