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Cut to Mrs. Tingle's class. Jo Lynn is dressed up like Marilyn Monroe and gives some breathy performance about how she (Marilyn, not Jo Lynn) advised John Kennedy with his presidential problems while they were in the sack. I turn to my notes to write down "zany" and "aspiring actress" next to Jo Lynn, only to discover I already have. Because I already got that, thank you very much. She concludes, "Ask not what your mistress can do for you, but what your mistress can do for your country." The answer to that inquiry, if you recall, was "Stand on that steam grate and let America see your panties." The students applaud. Mrs. Tingle is nonplussed: "Thank you, Miss Jordan, for that nauseating distortion of American history." Word. Jo Lynn tries to defend her performance, but Mrs. Tingle slaps her down fourteen different ways, pointing out she has no facts to back up her statements and that her acting stinks, too. Jo Lynn gets pouty because Mrs. Tingle is just so mean and sits down. I'm sorry, who's the villain in this movie again? I guess the villain is "accuracy," which explains a lot about Kevin Williamson's entire body of work. Those evil teachers, requiring that students get their facts straight. They'll never make it writing scripts in Hollywood with that attitude. Mrs. Tingle strides across the classroom, exuding confidence and superiority (a.k.a. "evil" in Williamson's world). She calls on Brian Berry, a cute, bumbling boy who stumbles his way up to the front of the room. Don't you just love cute, bumbling boys? Cute, bumbling Brian yanks out his project, a medieval crossbow he made himself. Sweet. Why don't I ever see boys like you at Renaissance fairs? Umm…not that I go to those things. The class ducks as he yanks the crossbow out, thinking that it's loaded. It's not, but then cute, bumbling Brian proceeds to load the crossbow in front of the class as he explains how it works. And because he is a bumbling boy, the crossbow goes off by accident. The crossbow bolt flies through the class, heading straight for Trudi Gumdrophead's gumdrop head. But that's okay, Trudi Gumdrophead has enough time to hold up her school folder, which I guess must be made out of Kevlar (insert your own joke about violence in schools here), because the arrow gets lodged in it, stopping it from…um…killing her. Rather than shrieking, pissing herself, and fainting (three things I probably would have managed to do -- all at the same time, no less), she just sits there, looking stunned for one brief moment. The rest of the class barely cares. Barry Watson pronounces the incident "cool." This is what they kept in the movie? This crappy little incident is probably far more dangerous than any scene in the film that shows actual violence, simply for the casual manner in which everybody treats the near-death of a student in the middle of class.