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  • This week in case you didn't know

  • is teacher appreciation week.

  • And it's very important to be

  • nice to your teachers.

  • You know, the NRA has their way,

  • they'll all have machine guns soon

  • and you'll have to be nice

  • to them.

  • And most people have one or more teachers

  • from the past that they

  • put through the wringer.

  • When I was in high school, we

  • had a spanish teacher named

  • Mr. Gretz.

  • And every day Mr. Gretz would write ten questions on the

  • chalkboard and then he'd pull down the map to cover them until quiz time.

  • And then he'd lift them up and we'd have to take the quiz.

  • And every day someone would somehow sneak into the classrooms

  • and erase all the questions and replace them with a cartoon penis.

  • [ Laughter ]

  • And then Mr. Gretz either retired or disappeared, I'm not sure after that year.

  • But I feel like we owe him an apology.

  • Teachers have difficult jobs.

  • So today in honor of teacher appreciation week we went out to Hollywood boulevard

  • to give people a chance to say sorry for the awful, awful things they did.

  • It's teacher appreciation week.

  • Are there any teachers you would like to apologize to?

  • Sure. My fifth grade teacher. Her name was Miss Glasser.

  • I gave her the nickname gassy goo, and it stuck with her the whole year.

  • My senior year of high school. I want to apologize to Miss Seawall because I arrived at

  • very drunk to my last final for math and I completely failed it.

  • And I knew what I was taking. I knew the stuff, but I failed it cause I was very, very drunk.

  • I want to apologize to my kindergarten teacher for kicking her every day.

  • Almost every day.

  • I would come in and kick her for no reason.

  • And after that first grade, my first grade teacher I would hit her with a rubber band and paper.

  • - So Things Got Worse. - Yeah.

  • - There was a teacher at Desoto high school in orange county who had very, very big curly hair

  • and when she'd turn around to write on the board we would roll up little pieces much paper and

  • see how many we could stick in her hair without her knowing.

  • What was your record?

  • I think it maybe was like eight or nine, not anything crazy.

  • I don't remember her name but I took a Spanish class my freshman year of high school and

  • I'm from mexico city. I was born there. But I didn't tell the teacher until

  • like the last week during like a final presentation, where I got up -- [ Speaking Spanish ]

  • And yeah. I spoke spanish better than her. I think she was Russian.

  • Just one.

  • Mr. McCrary.

  • He's a high school teacher in Prince George's, Virginia.

  • What did you do?

  • We stole his car and put it on the roof.

  • I want to apologize for telling a marijuana joke in first grade.

  • What was the joke?

  • Miss Kraus, why don't balloons do drugs?

  • And you know, panic on her face.

  • And she said, I don't know, amy.

  • And I said, because they're afraid they'll get too high and get busted.

  • And yeah. She didn't like that.

  • And what do you do now?

  • I'm the mayor of Manhattan Beach, California.

  • Are there any teachers you'd like to apologize to?

  • Yeah.

  • I'd like to apologize to the teacher I stole a checkbook from in high school.

  • Stealing my teacher's checkbook trying to cash a check and got caught and went to jail.

  • That was embarrassing, man.

  • In front of all of my student co- -- My friends seeing me locked up.

  • It was crazy. I apologize.

  • Forgive me.

  • I want to apologize to Miss Amundson, my ESL teacher.

  • She used to send me to go get cigarettes from the liquor store, and I would steal two or three cigarettes, you know.

  • And that's the way I learned how to smoke, you know.

  • And be cool.

  • At least I learned something in school, you know.

  • [ Applause ]

  • Jimmy: That's one way to looking at it.

  • Yeah. Best way.

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