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Anyone Remember ThoseMorbid Driver Ed?

Miles Ignatius

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Probably giving away my age, but does anyone recall those dreadful "Driver's Ed" flicks you had to sit through in H.S.? I was in Pa. in the 60's and rather than teach a class period, the teacher (who was typically a Shop & Phys. Ed instructor) ran these suckers non-stop.

It's amazing I ever got behind a wheel after suffering through those things...

Likely a topic with relates to paraell threads) but say we "contemporaize" the concept and do a driver's ed flick about the SUV that consumes "AnyTown, Main Street, USA."

Any casting ideas?

http://slate.msn.com/id/2085464/[/URL] :c
 

kms

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Oh, I remember those films. Yuk! I saw them once a year beginning in 8th grade. In 11th I tried to get a teacher to excuse me from watching it, but she made me go. I chose a seat behind hers and kicked the back of it throught the film.

In 8th grade, all the girls wore Sweet Honesty perfume, lots of it. I always associated that smell with the gore of the film.
 

el Guapo

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In a college mechanical engineering class they showed a safety film where a doctor was poking around in a guy's eyeball with a set of tweezers to get a non-ferrous metal fragment. Lesson: Wear your safety goggles. Real lesson: I missed the rest of the film because I passed out and I always wore safety glassses thereafter.
 

PlannerGirl

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I never took drivers ed so i dont know, i do know one of the girls in my grade took the class and came around a corner with a car load of kids (and teacher) and killed a big cow in the road. We had a lot of meat that week and no one would eat it in the Caf.

ewwww
 

Tom R

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Signal 30

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Two memorable scenes, one with a girl'f face wrapped around the windshield post and another with a guy lying on the ground in great pain. I'm not sure they did any good but scare the s*** out of us for a while. We lost a number of student on Prom Night Crashes.
 

kms

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We didn't see this films in Drivers' Ed. We saw them during school assembly.
 
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