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Who Is Your Favorite Fictional Professor?

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Eddie Murphy had the title role in "Nutty Professor II: The Klumps."
June 01, 2017

The Da Vinci Code's symbologist Robert Langdon. The law professor Stromwell in Legally Blonde. Plenty of characters from popular books, movies, and TV shows are academics. Many of the portrayals, of course, are far from what actual professors are like — how many Harvard religion professors investigate murders and discover the Holy Grail?

Still, fictional characters exhibit some of the distinct qualities — whether weird, malicious, or magical — of real-life instructors. So we want to know: Who is your favorite fictional professor?

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