If TV and Movie Characters Ran a College


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What you see before you is a collage entitled “TV University.” It really should be called “TV and Film University” but I guess that doesn’t sound as good.

It imagines if fictional characters from movies and TV shows made up the faculty of a college, and what departments they would be in, and what subjects they would teach. It’s a pretty funny exercise, and absolutely a school I’d sign up for.  Dexter teaching forensics? Tobias teaching theater? Hannibal Lecter teaching psychology? You’d either graduate a genius or end up dead.

Check it out above, and shout out any you feel are missing from the staff list.

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  1. how can it be some guy that is not george costanza for architecture?! i can’t imagine anyone is more qualified than him…
    but of course it bugs me that a beautiful mind (terrible, terrible movie) is there for mathematics, good will hunting or wittgenstein (the movie) anyone?
    oh, and: how is jackson pollock a tv-character?

  2. Gerard Butler for weightlifting? Hello? Arnold anyone? And before any of you say “He’s too old”, Eric Cartman is a fictional character, and Billy Mays is dead, so I’m assuming this chart is referring to these live actors as these characters in their prime.

    Also, Rocky as a boxing coach? Anyone remember Rocky 5? lol. Give me Clint from million Dollar Baby instead.

  3. @Christoph,

    The guy in the picture is “The Architect” from That Matrix Trilogy. While I agree with you that George would be a great choice, The Architect created the ENTIRE Matrix.

  4. @dave, that explains it: when i watched matrix 2 i walked out about an hour in. i’ve never seen it or part 3 since and i honestly don’t plan on ever doing it.
    @zarquon: ya, that is summer glau, i have seen a highres version of that picture.
    and, thinking of firefly: inara would be perfect for human resources or grace (which is some kind of art, i am sure of it)

  5. What you forgot:
    “Arli$$” – Sports/Entertainment Law
    “Homer Simpson” – Nuclear biology
    “Jack McCoy” from Law and Order – Criminal Law
    “Paul Gleason” from the “Breakfast Club – Guidance Counselor
    “Nick Nolte” – Basketball Coach (Blue Chips)

  6. It’s actually “/tv/ University” named for /tv/, 4chan’s TV and Movies board. So it actually does cover TV and film.

    The more you know.

  7. @ Christoph

    Hahaha, nice. Maybe a course in business negotiations from the Soup Nazi?

    Or a Haz Mat certification course headed up by the heads of the Kramerica Corporation, Neumann & Kramer. They can teach everyone a great way to ship oil using excercise balls or giant balloons.

  8. Love Happy Gilmore in golf (most badass way to play this sport), and obviously the dude in philosophy (all my way of apreciating life is summed up by this character)

    Would have gone with Samuel L Jackson in 51st State for chemistry

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